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    Remaining RBC editors need to clear their stories with general director – media
    May14

    Remaining RBC editors need to clear their stories with general director – media

    The remaining editors at the independent news company RBC will be required to get prior approval from the organization`s general director, Nikolai Molibog, for all news stories, according to Meduza`s sources.Staff at RBC`s politics desk say they`re prepared to keep working ”until the first story is taken down,” according to Meduza, a...

    Seven Ukrainian soldiers wounded in Donbas in last day
    May14

    Seven Ukrainian soldiers wounded in Donbas in last day

    No Ukrainian soldiers were killed but seven were wounded in the Donbas conflict zone over the last 24 hours, presidential administration spokesman for the Anti-Terrorist Operation Colonel Andriy Lysenko said at a briefing in Kyiv on Saturday, according to an UNIAN correspondent.”Over the last day, we haven`t lost any Ukrainian soldiers, but seven...

    IS militants attack Iraq cafe used by Real Madrid fans
    May14

    IS militants attack Iraq cafe used by Real Madrid fans

    Islamic State militants attacked a cafe in Iraq frequented by supporters of the Spanish football club Real Madrid, killing at least 12 people, according to the BBC.Three men opened fire with machine guns at the al-Furat Cafe in the mainly Shia town of Balad on Friday, the BBC reports.The assailants fled and hours later one blew himself up after...

    Donbas seeing escalation with 20 attacks on Ukraine in last day
    May14

    Donbas seeing escalation with 20 attacks on Ukraine in last day

    The combined Russian-separatist forces attacked Ukrainian army positions in eastern Ukraine 20 times in the past 24 hours, according to the press center of the Anti-Terrorist Operation (ATO).The hottest spot is still the demarcation line near the temporarily occupied city of Donetsk. The militants repeatedly opened fire from rocket-propelled...

    Stratfor: Examining evidence of Russia`s involvement in Malaysia Airlines crash
    May14

    Stratfor: Examining evidence of Russia`s involvement in Malaysia Airlines crash

    Satellite imagery obtained by Stratfor sheds new light on the July 2014 downing of Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17 over eastern Ukraine. Recent scrutiny of open-source materials, much of it led by a U.K.-based collective investigation project known as Bellingcat, has zeroed in on a Russian-made Buk surface-to-air missile system that was in eastern...

    Hryvnia strengthens to UAH 25.49 to dollar on interbank market
    May14

    Hryvnia strengthens to UAH 25.49 to dollar on interbank market

    Hryvnia quotations against the dollar on the interbank currency market on Friday strengthened to UAH 25.42/25.49 to the dollar by the close of trade, a broker at a commercial bank has told an UNIAN correspondent.Hryvnia quotes against the euro settled at UAH 28.7700/28.8470, while those against the Russian ruble have settled at UAH...

    The Gulf Times: OPEC signals greater oil glut in 2016 as its output surges
    May13

    The Gulf Times: OPEC signals greater oil glut in 2016 as its output surges

    OPEC said the global oil market is oversupplied and signalled the glut may increase this year, as surging output from its members makes up for losses from other countries whose production has been hit by a price fall, according to The Gulf Times headquartered in Qatar.Supply from the Organisation of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) is...

    Reuters: Editors leave Russian media group over Kremlin pressure
    May13

    Reuters: Editors leave Russian media group over Kremlin pressure

    Three top editors from Russia`s RBC media group, whose reports about Vladimir Putin have irked the Kremlin, left their jobs on Friday with one source saying they were worried their managers were bowing to Kremlin pressure over their reporting, according to Reuters.The exodus is a setback for what is widely regarded as one of the few independent...

    Obama says Nordic States determined to maintain anti-Russan sanctions
    May13

    Obama says Nordic States determined to maintain anti-Russan sanctions

    While meeting with President Barack Obama, the leaders of Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway and Sweden agreed on Friday on the need to maintain sanctions against Russia, according to The International Business Times (IBTimes).”The United States and the Nordic countries are concerned by Russia`s growing military presence in the Baltic Sea region,...

    TASS: Russia`s State Duma passes anti-terrorism package
    May13

    TASS: Russia`s State Duma passes anti-terrorism package

    Russia`s State Duma lower parliament house on Friday passed in first reading an anti-terrorism package of bills that provide for life imprisonment for involvement in international terrorism, toughen aiding ab abating terrorists and make it possible to strip bipatride terrorists off Russian citizenship, according to Russian news agency TASS.The...

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