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    Russians seethe over West’s ‘snub’ of their WWII commemoration, fail to see link with Ukraine
    Apr29

    Russians seethe over West’s ‘snub’ of their WWII commemoration, fail to see link with Ukraine

    One of Boris Lisitsyn’s happiest memories is of being swept by a huge, joyous crowd through the streets of Moscow and onto Red Square in spontaneous celebrations when World War Two ended in Europe. He was too young to fight but, like most Russians, sees the defeat of Nazi Germany in 1945 as one of […] The post Russians seethe over...

    Forest fire threatens Chernobyl nuclear zone
    Apr29

    Forest fire threatens Chernobyl nuclear zone

    Emergency services were battling on Tuesday to prevent Ukraine’s largest forest fire since 1992 from spreading towards the abandoned Chernobyl nuclear power plant. …read more Source: China...

    Forest fire threatens Ukraine's Chernobyl nuclear zone
    Apr28

    Forest fire threatens Ukraine's Chernobyl nuclear zone

    KIEV (Reuters) – A forest fire in northern Ukraine threatened on Tuesday to spread towards the abandoned Chernobyl nuclear power plant (NPP) on Tuesday, Interior Minister Arsen Avakov said in a post on Facebook. …read more Source: The...

    Ukraine says it aims to prevent Russian attacks at WW II commemorations
    Apr28

    Ukraine says it aims to prevent Russian attacks at WW II commemorations

    KIEV(Reuters) – Ukraine is planning an operation involving tens of thousands of police to guard against any attack by separatists or Russian agents during World War Two commemorations next month, security chiefs said on Tuesday. …read more Source: The...

    Political uncertainty mars future of Crimea’s athletes
    Apr28

    Political uncertainty mars future of Crimea’s athletes

    MOSCOW – Moscow’s annexation of the strategic peninsula of Crimea from Ukraine has not only sparked the worst crisis between Russia and the West since the Cold War but also put under threat the sporting careers of Crimean athletes. …read more Source: Bangkok...

    Ukrainian serviceman killed in rebel attacks in eastern Ukraine – Kiev military
    Apr28

    Ukrainian serviceman killed in rebel attacks in eastern Ukraine – Kiev military

    A Ukrainian serviceman has been killed and 14 others wounded as pro-Russian separatists significantly increased attacks on government forces despite a ceasefire, a spokesman for the Ukrainian military said on Tuesday. …read more Source: Channel...

    Ukrainian serviceman killed in rebel attacks in eastern Ukraine – Kiev military
    Apr28

    Ukrainian serviceman killed in rebel attacks in eastern Ukraine – Kiev military

    KIEV (Reuters) – A Ukrainian serviceman has been killed and 14 others wounded as pro-Russian separatists significantly increased attacks on government forces despite a ceasefire, a spokesman for the Ukrainian military said on Tuesday. …read more Source: The...

    National Security Committee has no evidence Kyrgyz citizens fighting in Ukraine
    Apr28

    National Security Committee has no evidence Kyrgyz citizens fighting in Ukraine

    …read more Source: AKIpress News Agency

    Ukraine, Uzbekistan interested in boosting cargo transportation
    Apr28

    Ukraine, Uzbekistan interested in boosting cargo transportation

    …read more Source: AKIpress News Agency

    Japan PM won’t attend Russian WW2 ceremony: Govt spokesman
    Apr28

    Japan PM won’t attend Russian WW2 ceremony: Govt spokesman

    TOKYO – Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe will not attend an official ceremony in Moscow on May 9 to mark the 70th anniversary of the end of World War Two because of a schedule conflict, the nation’s top government spokesman said on Tuesday.Chief Cabinet Secretary Yoshihide Suga told a news conference Japan’s ambassador to...

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