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Military helicopter crashes in Ukraine, crew died
Mar26

Military helicopter crashes in Ukraine, crew died

KIEV (Reuters) – A small Ukrainian military helicopter crashed in the east of the country on Sunday, killing its two crew members and three passengers, Ukraine’s defence ministry said. …read more Source: The...

Poland charges 11 over bizarre Auschwitz stunt
Mar26

Poland charges 11 over bizarre Auschwitz stunt

WARSAW: Polish prosecutors on Saturday said they had pressed charges against 11 people who slaughtered a lamb and then stripped naked at the former German Nazi death camp Auschwitz-Birkenau. The unprecedented stunt, carried out on Friday in front of the camp’s “Arbeit macht frei” (“Work makes you free”) gate, was...

Russia set to repay all Soviet Union’s foreign debt
Mar26

Russia set to repay all Soviet Union’s foreign debt

Moscow is about to settle the Soviet Union’s foreign debt, a quarter of a century after its demise. AFP Photo MOSCOW: A quarter of a century after the fall of the Soviet Union, Russia is finally set to pay off all the foreign debt it inherited from the vanished Communist empire. Keen to establish a reputation of a reliable borrower —...

Russia set to repay all Soviet Union’s foreign debt
Mar26

Russia set to repay all Soviet Union’s foreign debt

MOSCOW: A quarter of a century after the fall of the Soviet Union, Russia is finally set to pay off all the foreign debt it inherited from the vanished Communist empire. Keen to establish a reputation of a reliable borrower despite Western financial sanctions over the Ukraine conflict Moscow announced last week it would pay off US$125.2 million...

Tillerson to meet allies as Nato races to save talks
Mar25

Tillerson to meet allies as Nato races to save talks

WASHINGTON: US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson will meet with Nato members next week in Brussels, officials said Friday, as alliance diplomats worked to nail down the date. “We are currently planning to hold the meeting of Nato foreign ministers on 31 March. Consultations on scheduling among Allies are ongoing,” a Nato official in...

Le Pen says, if elected, will mull swift lifting of Russia sanctions
Mar24

Le Pen says, if elected, will mull swift lifting of Russia sanctions

MOSCOW (Reuters) – French far-right party leader Marine Le Pen said on Friday after meeting President Vladimir Putin in the Kremlin she would consider what she had to do to swiftly lift European Union sanctions imposed on Russia over the Ukraine crisis if elected. …read more Source: The...

Kremlin says Kiev tarnishing Eurovision with ban on Russian entry
Mar23

Kremlin says Kiev tarnishing Eurovision with ban on Russian entry

MOSCOW (Reuters) – The Kremlin accused Ukraine on Thursday of damaging the prestige of the Eurovision song contest, which Kiev is hosting this year, with its decision to bar the Russian participant from entering the country. …read more Source: The...

Kremlin hopes Kiev’s Eurovision ban ‘will be reconsidered’
Mar23

Kremlin hopes Kiev’s Eurovision ban ‘will be reconsidered’

MOSCOW: The Kremlin said Thursday that it hoped Kiev would reconsider its decision to ban a Russian singer from the Eurovision Song Contest over a past performance in Russia-annexed Crimea. “The decision from our point of view is absolutely unfair, it’s unfortunate. And we hope all the same that it will be reconsidered,” Kremlin...

Exiled former Russian lawmaker shot dead in Kiev – police
Mar23

Exiled former Russian lawmaker shot dead in Kiev – police

KIEV (Reuters) – Ukraine accused Russia of “state terrorism” after a former Russian lawmaker and key witness in a treason case against former leader Viktor Yanukovich was shot dead in broad daylight outside a hotel in central Kiev on Thursday. …read more Source: The...

Ukraine says ‘state terrorism’ by Moscow behind murder of Russian ex-MP
Mar23

Ukraine says ‘state terrorism’ by Moscow behind murder of Russian ex-MP

KIEV: A former Russian MP wanted by Moscow for fraud was shot dead in broad daylight in the heart of the Ukrainian capital on Thursday in what Kiev branded “state terrorism.” Kiev police chief Andriy Kryshchenko confirmed in televised comments that “the identity of the dead man has been established” as former Communist...

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