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    Russian NGOs fear fresh crackdown after ‘undesirable’ law
    May27

    Russian NGOs fear fresh crackdown after ‘undesirable’ law

    MOSCOW: Already branded “foreign agents” while endeavouring to help abuse victims or protect the environment, Russian activists fear a new law against “undesirable” NGOs will further stymie their work. President Vladimir Putin (pix) over the weekend signed off on legislation that allows authorities to ban international...

    Ukraine’s Poroshenko to soon visit Turkmenistan
    May27

    Ukraine’s Poroshenko to soon visit Turkmenistan

    Advisor to the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine Victor Mayko was hosted at the Foreign Ministry of Turkmenistan on May 25. …read more Source: AKIpress News...

    Dnipro players pay for fans to attend Europa League final at Warsaw
    May27

    Dnipro players pay for fans to attend Europa League final at Warsaw

    Dnipro Dnipropetrovsk players have helped pay for fans from the war-affected region of eastern Ukraine to attend Wednesday’s Europa League final against Sevilla at Warsaw, said captain Ruslan Rotan. Dnipropetrovsk, an industrial city with a population of fewer than one million, has avoided being drawn into the conflict with Russian-backed...

    Six killed in Ukraine fighting
    May27

    Six killed in Ukraine fighting

    KIEV: Four pro-Russian rebels, a Ukrainian soldier and one civilian were killed in clashes that broke out over the past 24 hours in violation of a Feb …read more Source: The News...

    Russia trying to block flow of arms, intruders by digging ditches along Ukraine border
    May27

    Russia trying to block flow of arms, intruders by digging ditches along Ukraine border

    President Vladimir Putin is facing a new kind of blowback from the war in Ukraine: weapons and intruders flowing out of the conflict zone and into Russia. Accused by the U.S. and its allies of backing the rebels with arms and men, Russia is now digging ditches to halt munitions and smugglers moving east across […] The post Russia trying to block...

    Athletics: Bolt wins 200m at rain-hit Ostrava
    May27

    Athletics: Bolt wins 200m at rain-hit Ostrava

    OSTRAVA (AFP) – Jamaican sprint star Usain Bolt overcame rain-soaked, chilly conditions to streak to his new season best in winning his favoured 200 metres at Tuesdays Golden Spike meet.In the eastern Czech city of Ostrava, the 28-year-old world and Olympic champion – who also holds the world 100 and 200m records, clocked 20.13...

    French far-right leader Marine Le Pen in Moscow amid Ukraine tensions
    May26

    French far-right leader Marine Le Pen in Moscow amid Ukraine tensions

    French far-right National Front leader Marine Le Pen met a senior Russian official in Moscow on Tuesday, underlining her party’s regular ties with the Kremlin despite East-West tensions smouldering over Ukraine. …read more Source: Channel...

    NATO's Stoltenberg tells Russia's Lavrov to pull out of Ukraine
    May26

    NATO's Stoltenberg tells Russia's Lavrov to pull out of Ukraine

    BRUSSELS (Reuters) – NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg said on Tuesday he had told Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov that Russia must withdraw all troops and heavy weapons from Ukraine and end its support for separatists. …read more Source: The...

    Six killed in east Ukraine fighting
    May26

    Six killed in east Ukraine fighting

    KIEV: Four pro-Russian rebels, a Ukrainian soldier and one civilian were killed in clashes that broke out over the past 24 hours in violation of a February truce deal, officials said Tuesday. The civilian died during an artillery fire attack on the Avdiivka Coke and Chemical Plant, which sits on the outskirts of the rebels’ de facto capital...

    France's Marine Le Pen in Moscow amid Ukraine tensions
    May26

    France's Marine Le Pen in Moscow amid Ukraine tensions

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – French far-right National Front leader Marine Le Pen met a senior Russian official in Moscow on Tuesday, underlining her party’s cosy relationship with the Kremlin despite East-West tensions smouldering over Ukraine. …read more Source: The...

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