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    Putin says ‘no regrets’ over Crimea annexation
    Apr26

    Putin says ‘no regrets’ over Crimea annexation

    MOSCOW – Russian President Vladimir Putin said in an interview broadcast Sunday that he had no regrets over Moscow’s 2014 annexation of Crimea and that it was righting a historical injustice. …read more Source: Bangkok...

    ‘No regrets’ on Crimea, says Putin
    Apr26

    ‘No regrets’ on Crimea, says Putin

    Russian President Vladimir Putin said in an interview broadcast today that he had no regrets over Moscow’s 2014 annexation of Crimea and that it was righting a historical injustice. “I think we did the right thing and I don’t regret a thing,” Putin said of his decision to take back the Black Sea peninsula from Ukraine,...

    Ukraine marks 29 years since Chernobyl disaster
    Apr26

    Ukraine marks 29 years since Chernobyl disaster

    SLAVUTYCH, Ukraine – Ukrainians on Sunday marked 29 years since the Chernobyl nuclear disaster, laying wreaths and candles near the plant where work to lay a new seal over the reactor site has been delayed.The explosion of reactor number four on April 26, 1986, spewed poisonous radiation over large parts of Europe, particularly Ukraine,...

    Ukrainian-born Blavatnik tops UK rich list, Queen falls out of top 300
    Apr26

    Ukrainian-born Blavatnik tops UK rich list, Queen falls out of top 300

    LONDON – Ukrainian-born billionaire Len Blavatnik has become Britain’s wealthiest man, a “rich list”published annually by The Sunday Times newspaper showed on Sunday, but Queen Elizabeth slipped down the rankings despite her net worth growing.Boosted largely by rising stock markets, the newspaper said the super-rich had...

    Ukraine’s ceasefire under pressure as one more serviceman killed
    Apr26

    Ukraine’s ceasefire under pressure as one more serviceman killed

    A fragile ceasefire between Ukrainian government forces and pro-Russian separatists came under renewed pressure on Sunday with the Ukrainian military reporting a serviceman had been killed and seven others wounded in rebel attacks. …read more Source: Channel...

    Hindujas displaced from top spot of Britain’s rich list
    Apr26

    Hindujas displaced from top spot of Britain’s rich list

    NRI industrialists Hinduja brothers have been displaced as Britain’s wealthiest family on a rich list released here today which was topped by Ukrainian music baron Len Blavatnik. Srichand and Gopichand Hinduja with a fortune of £13 billion were edged out from the top spot that they held in 2014 to the second place this year by...

    One more Ukrainian serviceman killed in rebel attacks – Ukraine military
    Apr26

    One more Ukrainian serviceman killed in rebel attacks – Ukraine military

    One Ukrainian serviceman was killed and seven servicemen were wounded in attacks by pro-Russian separatists in the past 24 hours in eastern Ukraine, Ukraine’s military said on Sunday. …read more Source: Channel...

    One more Ukrainian serviceman killed in rebel attacks – Ukraine military
    Apr26

    One more Ukrainian serviceman killed in rebel attacks – Ukraine military

    KIEV (Reuters) – One Ukrainian serviceman was killed and seven servicemen were wounded in attacks by pro-Russian separatists in the past 24 hours in eastern Ukraine, Ukraine’s military said on Sunday. …read more Source: The...

    Klitschko out-points Jennings to retain heavyweight world titles
    Apr26

    Klitschko out-points Jennings to retain heavyweight world titles

    NEW YORK – Ukrainian Wladimir Klitschko retained his heavyweight world titles with a lopsided 12-round unanimous decision over previously unbeaten American Bryant Jennings. …read more Source: Bangkok...

    Russia ponders raising retirement age in budget crunch
    Apr26

    Russia ponders raising retirement age in budget crunch

    MOSCOW (AFP) – Taking care of pensioners who are his bedrock of support has been a key feature of President Vladimir Putins rule, but as crisis bites, the Russian government is mooting an idea that has been taboo for 80 years: raising the retirement age.Since 1932, Russian men have been eligible to retire at the age of 60 and women at the...

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