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Russia, US reach some consensus on Syria
Mar25

Russia, US reach some consensus on Syria

Russia and the United States have reached some consensus on Syria during U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry’s visit, but relations are far from thawing so long as the sanctions on Russia are not lifted. …read more Source: China Internet Information...

Putin hopes Kerry’s visit would narrow gaps between Russia, US
Mar25

Putin hopes Kerry’s visit would narrow gaps between Russia, US

Russian President Vladimir Putin on Thursday expressed hope that the visit of US State Secretary John Kerry will help narrow gaps in Moscow and Washington’s positions on Syria and Ukraine crises. …read more Source: China...

Ukrainian president urges formation of new government
Mar24

Ukrainian president urges formation of new government

Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko on Wednesday requested the parliament to form a new government next week in a bid to ease the ongoing political crisis in the country. …read more Source: China Internet Information...

Giant 30,000-tonne arch will block Chernobyl radiation for next 100 years
Mar24

Giant 30,000-tonne arch will block Chernobyl radiation for next 100 years

In the middle of a vast exclusion zone in northern Ukraine, the world’s largest land-based moving structure has been built to prevent deadly radiation spewing from the Chernobyl nuclear disaster site for the next 100 years. …read more Source: South China Morning...

Russia sentences Ukraine’s ‘Joan of Arc’ airwoman to 22 years in prison for murder
Mar23

Russia sentences Ukraine’s ‘Joan of Arc’ airwoman to 22 years in prison for murder

A Russian court has sentenced a Ukrainian helicopter navigator to 22 years in prison in a contentious murder trial that has drawn sharp condemnation from the West. …read more Source: South China Morning...

Syria and Ukraine on agenda for Kerry at Putin meeting – but Kremlin holds the upper hand
Mar23

Syria and Ukraine on agenda for Kerry at Putin meeting – but Kremlin holds the upper hand

US Secretary of State John Kerry heads to Moscow this week for talks with President Vladimir Putin, hoping to build momentum for peace in Syria after a partial Russian withdrawal and to restore a fragmenting ceasefire in Ukraine. …read more Source: South China Morning...

Russian court finds Ukrainian pilot guilty of killing journalists
Mar22

Russian court finds Ukrainian pilot guilty of killing journalists

A Russian court has found Ukrainian army pilot Nadezhda Savchenko guilty of complicity in killing civilians, including two Russian journalists, in 2014, the RIA Novosti news agency reported Monday. …read more Source: China...

Russian court poised to find Ukraine’s ‘Joan of Arc’ guilty for deaths of journalists
Mar21

Russian court poised to find Ukraine’s ‘Joan of Arc’ guilty for deaths of journalists

A Russian court on Monday found a Ukrainian helicopter pilot nicknamed Ukraine’s “Joan of Arc” guilty of involvement in the 2014 deaths of two Russian journalists, Russian news agencies reported, the conclusion to a case that has drawn international condemnation and reviv …read more Source: South China Morning...

Vladimir Putin wants to know who to hang if Russia-Crimea road isn’t built
Mar21

Vladimir Putin wants to know who to hang if Russia-Crimea road isn’t built

Russia President Vladimir Putin said he wants to identify an official who can be hanged if a road leading to a new bridge that will link Crimea to Russia isn’t built, as he complained that nobody wants to take charge of the project. …read more Source: South China Morning...

Let slip the dogs and cats of war: hardened fighters find furry friends in Ukraine battle zone
Mar16

Let slip the dogs and cats of war: hardened fighters find furry friends in Ukraine battle zone

They fight rats, depression and even serve in combat roles – dogs and yes, some cats, have turned into a prized companion for fighters on both sides of eastern Ukraine’s separatist war. …read more Source: South China Morning...

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