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    German foreign minister rejects calls to invite Putin to G7 talks
    Apr12

    German foreign minister rejects calls to invite Putin to G7 talks

    BERLIN – German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier dismissed on Sunday calls from the radical Left party to invite Russian President Vladimir Putin to this year’s summit of the Group of Seven industrial powers.The leaders of G7 nations held a summit without Putin last year in protest against Russia’s annexation of...

    Chechen commander in Ukraine drawn into Russian intrigue
    Apr12

    Chechen commander in Ukraine drawn into Russian intrigue

    From a dimly lit room at his base in eastern Ukraine, the commander of a battalion of Chechens fighting Russia-backed rebels looked shaken as TV broadcast news of Russian opposition leader Boris Nemtsov’s slaying. Adam Osmayev hailed Nemtsov as a “true hero” both for condemning Russia’s war against separatists in Chechnya and for...

    Russia shuts exhibit of Western WWII photography
    Apr12

    Russia shuts exhibit of Western WWII photography

    MOSCOW: A Russian museum that was due to host an exhibition of World War II images by photographic greats such as Robert Capa has unexpectedly closed just before the show was due to open, reportedly on Moscow’s orders. Pictures chosen by the curators included classics like Capa’s images of the D-Day landings and Alfred...

    Soviet-era statues smashed as Ukraine likens Russia to Nazis
    Apr12

    Soviet-era statues smashed as Ukraine likens Russia to Nazis

    KHARKIV, Ukraine: Masked men smashed communist-era monuments in Ukraine s second city overnight on Friday after the country s pro-Western parliament v …read more Source: The News...

    Russia Supplying Weapons, Troops to Ukraine Separatists: Report
    Apr12

    Russia Supplying Weapons, Troops to Ukraine Separatists: Report

    NATO believes that Russia has supplied more troops and weapons to pro-Russian separatists in east Ukraine, a German newspaper reported on Sunday. …read more Source:...

    Russia supplying arms, troops to Ukrainian rebels, says German paper
    Apr12

    Russia supplying arms, troops to Ukrainian rebels, says German paper

    The North Atlantic Treaty Organisation (NATO) believes that Russia has supplied more troops and weapons to pro-Russian separatists in east Ukraine, a German newspaper reported today. “We have noticed again support for the separatists, with weapons, troops and training. Russia is still sending troops and arms from one side of the open...

    Students promote peace through performances
    Apr12

    Students promote peace through performances

    In the spirit of peace and global friendship, around 100 secondary school students from 20 countries around the world introduced their cultures during the International Festival of Language and Culture (ILFC) at Teater Jakarta in the Taman Ismail Marzuki cultural center on Saturday.The countries comprised Turkey, Tunisia, Jordan, Australia,...

    Soviet-era statues smashed as Ukraine likens Russia to Nazis
    Apr11

    Soviet-era statues smashed as Ukraine likens Russia to Nazis

    Masked men smashed communist-era monuments in Ukraine’s second city overnight on Friday (Apr 10) after the country’s pro-Western parliament voted to purge the nation of Soviet symbols and its head of state compared today’s Russia to Nazi Germany. …read more Source: Channel...

    Movie men propose Russian fast-food alternative chain
    Apr11

    Movie men propose Russian fast-food alternative chain

    Two of Russia’s best-known movie directors are aiming to create a chain of fast-food restaurants that would be an alternative to Western-style operations such as McDonald’s.The move by Nikita Mikhalkov and Andrei Konchalovsky, who are brothers, comes amid growing animosity toward the West, especially the United States, over the...

    IFLC 2015 lights up TIM
    Apr11

    IFLC 2015 lights up TIM

    Powerful: A Mongolian performer bellows a majestic folk song from his home country during the 2015 International Festival of Language and Culture (IFLC) event at Taman Ismail Marzuki, Central Jakarta.(JP/ Dylan Amirio)Lights, claps, vocals and choreography dazzled the rapturous crowd at the 2015 International Festival of Language and Culture...

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