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    Russia-Japan relations over disputed islands unchanged after Crimea – Putin
    Apr16

    Russia-Japan relations over disputed islands unchanged after Crimea – Putin

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – Russia’s relations with Japan over disputed Pacific Islands have not changed following Moscow’s annexation of Crimea from Ukraine, Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Thursday. …read more Source: The...

    Putin accuses US of telling world leaders not to attend Word War Two parade
    Apr16

    Putin accuses US of telling world leaders not to attend Word War Two parade

    MOSCOW – President Vladimir Putin accused Washington on Thursday of putting pressure on some world leaders not to attend events in Russia marking the 70th anniversary of the end of World War Two in Europe.Russia will stage a military parade on May 9 in what Putin called a display of “respect for victims of Nazis and to pay tribute to...

    Russia to build own space station by 2023: Putin
    Apr16

    Russia to build own space station by 2023: Putin

    MOSCOW – Russia plans to build its own orbiting space station by 2023, President Vladimir Putin said Thursday during a marathon call-in session with the nation.”By 2023, we plan to create our own national space station in orbit,” Putin said.”This is something far-off in the future, but also necessary for us from the point...

    Pro-Russia Ukrainian journalist shot dead in Kiev
    Apr16

    Pro-Russia Ukrainian journalist shot dead in Kiev

    KIEV – A prominent pro-Russian journalist was shot dead in Kiev on Thursday, the Ukrainian government said, the latest in a series of allies of the country’s former pro-Moscow leaders to die in suspicious circumstances.Oles Buzyna, 45, a supporter of ex-president Viktor Yanukovych, was shot in the street, interior ministry official...

    Thieves score $5.4mln in jewels in Paris smash-and-grab
    Apr16

    Thieves score $5.4mln in jewels in Paris smash-and-grab

    French police were on Thursday hunting a trio of thieves who made off with a handbag containing five million euros (US$5.4 million) worth of Chanel jewels in a smash-and-grab on the highway between Paris and Charles De Gaulle airport. A Taiwanese art collector was travelling in a taxi Wednesday afternoon through a long tunnel notorious for...

    Ukraine President Poroshenko orders probe into killings of journalist and ex-lawmaker
    Apr16

    Ukraine President Poroshenko orders probe into killings of journalist and ex-lawmaker

    April 16, 2015 9:38 PMKIEV (REUTERS, AFP) – Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko on Thursday ordered “a quick and transparent”investigation into the murders of a pro-Russian journalist and an ex-lawmaker loyal to ousted President Viktor Yanukovich. …read more Source: The Straits...

    Russia blames US for security crises, turmoil in Ukraine
    Apr16

    Russia blames US for security crises, turmoil in Ukraine

    Top Russian officials accused the United States on Thursday of seeking political and military dominance in the world and sought to put blame on the West for international security crises, including the conflict in east Ukraine. Evoking Cold War-style rhetoric, Russian Defence Minister Sergei Shoigu said a drive by the United States and its allies...

    Pro-Russian journalist gunned down in Ukraine’s capital
    Apr16

    Pro-Russian journalist gunned down in Ukraine’s capital

    A Ukrainian journalist known for his pro-Russian views was gunned down in broad daylight in Kiev a day after a pro-Russi …read more Source: The Korea...

    Ukrainian journalist with pro-Russian views shot dead in Kiev
    Apr16

    Ukrainian journalist with pro-Russian views shot dead in Kiev

    A prominent Ukrainian journalist known for his pro-Russian views was shot dead on Thursday in Kiev by two masked gunmen, the interior ministry said, a day after a former lawmaker loyal to ousted president Viktor Yanukovich was also killed. …read more Source: The Times of...

    Russian Defence Minister Blames US for Conflict in Ukraine
    Apr16

    Russian Defence Minister Blames US for Conflict in Ukraine

    Russian Defence Minister Sergei Shoigu today blamed the United States and its allies for the conflict in Ukraine, saying their drive to bring Kiev closer to the West was a threat to Moscow and had for… …read more Source:...

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