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    Russian officers captured near rebel area in east Ukraine, Kiev says
    May18

    Russian officers captured near rebel area in east Ukraine, Kiev says

    The Ukrainian government on Sunday claimed to have captured two Russian officers who were operating in the rebel-controlled area. Ukrainian military spokesman Andriy Lysenko said on Sunday the two Russian officers have been taken prisoner by the volunteer Aidar battalion in the town of Shchastia, not far from the front line. He would not provide...

    Barcelona wins Spanish title, Man United looking at 4th
    May18

    Barcelona wins Spanish title, Man United looking at 4th

    Barcelona clinched its 23rd Spanish league title on Sunday thanks to — who else — Lionel Messi.It wasn’t the only title to be handed out in Europe, as the Portuguese, Russian and Ukrainian leagues were also decided. In the Premier League, Arsenal stayed ahead of Manchester United in the fight for third place after a draw at Old...

    Two Russian servicemen arrested in east Ukraine – Ukrainian military
    May17

    Two Russian servicemen arrested in east Ukraine – Ukrainian military

    KIEV (Reuters) – Ukrainian troops have arrested two Russian servicemen in the country’s separatist eastern territories, a Ukrainian military spokesman said on Sunday, reporting further casualties in rebel attacks despite a three-month-old ceasefire deal. …read more Source: The...

    West clings to fraying Ukraine peace deal despite Kiev doubts
    May17

    West clings to fraying Ukraine peace deal despite Kiev doubts

    Western powers are clinging to a fraying peace deal in Ukraine and forcing Kiev to follow suit .Ukraine navy left high and dry after Crimea lossesVladimir Putin calls Ukraine fascist and country’s new law helps make his caseU.S., Russia exchange warmer words without narrowing differencesPutin, Kerry to discuss Ukraine, Syria, Iran, U.S....

    Russia unveils bust of Putin as Roman emperor
    May17

    Russia unveils bust of Putin as Roman emperor

    SAINT PETERSBURG: A group of supporters of Russian President Vladimir Putin (pix) on Sunday presented a bust of the strongman depicting him in the heroic guise of a Roman emperor. “We wanted to immortalise Vladimir Putin as a conqueror and statesman who returned Crimea to Russia,” said Andrei Polyakov, the head of a group of Cossacks...

    Three Ukrainian servicemen killed, 17 wounded in past 24 hours in east – Ukrainian military
    May17

    Three Ukrainian servicemen killed, 17 wounded in past 24 hours in east – Ukrainian military

    KIEV (Reuters) – Three Ukrainian serviceman have been killed and 17 wounded in fresh separatist attacks in eastern Ukraine in violation of a ceasefire agreement, a Ukrainian military spokesman said on Sunday. …read more Source: The...

    Analysis – West clings to fraying Ukraine peace deal despite Kiev doubts
    May17

    Analysis – West clings to fraying Ukraine peace deal despite Kiev doubts

    KIEV (Reuters) – Western powers are clinging to a fraying peace deal in Ukraine and forcing Kiev to follow suit, even though Russian President Vladimir Putin shows no sign of wavering and NATO is warning that Moscow may be preparing for a new offensive. …read more Source: The...

    Russian rocket carrying Mexican satellite fails after launch
    May17

    Russian rocket carrying Mexican satellite fails after launch

    KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — A Russian rocket carrying a Mexican satellite malfunctioned Saturday shortly after its launch — the latest mishap to hit Russias troubled space industry, whose Soviet-era glory has been tarnished by a series of launch failures.The rocket, a Proton-M, was launched from the Russia-leased Baikonur launch pad in Kazakhstan....

    Russian rocket carrying Mexican satellite fails after launch
    May17

    Russian rocket carrying Mexican satellite fails after launch

    KIEV, Ukraine — A Russian rocket carrying a Mexican satellite malfunctioned Saturday shortly after its launch — the latest mishap to hit Russia’s troubled space industry, whose Soviet-era glory has been tarnished by a series of launch failures. The rocket, a Proton-M, was launched from the Russia-leased Baikonur launch pad in...

    Bust of Putin as Roman emperor unveiled near St.Petersburg
    May17

    Bust of Putin as Roman emperor unveiled near St.Petersburg

    A St.Petersburg Cossack group unveils a bust of Russian President Vladimir Putin depicted as a Roman empero Vladimir Putin calls Ukraine fascist and country’s new law helps make his casePutin, Kerry to discuss Ukraine, Syria, Iran, U.S. saysRussia stages WWII victory parade as West stays awayRussia’s Putin meets Cuban leader Raul...

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