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    Head of Russia’s only Ukrainian library gets suspended jail term
    Jun05

    Head of Russia’s only Ukrainian library gets suspended jail term

    MOSCOW – A court in Moscow on Monday handed a four-year suspended prison sentence to Natalya Sharina, the head of Russia’s only state-run Ukrainian language library, after finding her guilty of inciting ethnic hatred and embezzlement, a Reuters reporter in… …read more Source:...

    Head of Russia's only Ukrainian library gets suspended jail term
    Jun05

    Head of Russia's only Ukrainian library gets suspended jail term

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – A court in Moscow on Monday handed a four-year suspended prison sentence to Natalya Sharina, the head of Russia’s only state-run Ukrainian language library, after finding her guilty of inciting ethnic hatred and embezzlement, a Reuters reporter in the courtroom said. …read more Source: The...

    31 diagnosed with Crimean-Congo hemorrhagic fever in Iran
    Jun05

    31 diagnosed with Crimean-Congo hemorrhagic fever in Iran

    31 people have been diagnosed with Crimean-Congo hemorrhagic fever in Iran, the country’s health ministry has said in a statement. …read more Source:...

    World Bank projects 2.7 percent growth in Armenia in 2017
    Jun05

    World Bank projects 2.7 percent growth in Armenia in 2017

    The World Bank forecasts that global economic growth will strengthen to 2.7 percent in 2017 as a pickup in manufacturing and trade, rising market confidence, and stabilizing commodity prices allow growth to resume in commodity-exporting emerging market and developing economies. According to the World Bank’s June 2017 Global Economic...

    Putin leaves Russians guessing on economic reform plan
    Jun04

    Putin leaves Russians guessing on economic reform plan

    ST PETERSBURG, RUSSIA: Russia’s leading economic thinkers say the country needs bold action to avoid stagnation. After President Vladimir Putin set out his ideas for the economy in a keynote speech on Friday, they are still waiting to hear what that action will be. Addressing the St Petersburg International Economic Forum, an annual...

    The new Great Game of energy
    Jun03

    The new Great Game of energy

    Last autumn, the world’s two largest oil producers united during an Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) and non-OPEC meeting in Algiers, where they publicly declared their commitment to cut output and support prices. Last month, they came together again and agreed to roll over their self-declared historic deal to take...

    Second annual Digithon Beeline Armenia-2017 marathon closure took  place in Yerevan 
    Jun03

    Second annual Digithon Beeline Armenia-2017 marathon closure took  place in Yerevan 

    ArmInfo. Loft center hosted the closing ceremony of the second annual 2017 Beeline Armenia Digithon within which the Beeline staffers from different departments created prototypes of innovative digital services within Digithon. As the press service of the company reports, five teams competed in creation of significant importance innovative apps...

    Putin urges end to ‘harmful chatter’ over Russian meddling
    Jun03

    Putin urges end to ‘harmful chatter’ over Russian meddling

    SAINT PETERSBURG: Russian President Vladimir Putin launched a blistering attack Friday on what he said were baseless accusations that Moscow was behind a hacking and influence campaign aimed at getting Donald Trump elected. “This useless and harmful chatter needs to stop,” the Kremlin strongman told Russia’s annual showcase economic forum...

    Washington softens stance on U.S. investors mingling with Putin and allies
    Jun02

    Washington softens stance on U.S. investors mingling with Putin and allies

    ST PETERSBURG, Russia/WASHINGTON (Reuters) – For three years after Russia annexed Crimea, Washington officials quietly cautioned major U.S. firms about attending the annual St Petersburg forum, where investors mingle with President Vladimir Putin and his lieutenants. …read more Source: The...

    Putin urges end to ‘harmful chatter’ over Russian meddling
    Jun02

    Putin urges end to ‘harmful chatter’ over Russian meddling

    Russian President Vladimir Putin gives a speech during a session of the St. Petersburg International Economic Forum (SPIEF) in Saint Petersburg on June 2, 2017. AFP Photo Russian President Vladimir Putin on Friday called for an end to allegations that Moscow meddled in the US election, as he tried to highlight a fragile economic recovery. The...

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