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    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...

    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 U.S., over the conflict in...

    Default in Ukraine ‘virtual certainty’ SP cuts foreign currency rating to ‘CC’
    Apr11

    Default in Ukraine ‘virtual certainty’ SP cuts foreign currency rating to ‘CC’

    Ukraine Standard & Poor’s has downgraded Ukraine’s long-term foreign currency sovereign credit rating to CC, a notch lower than the previous CCC- level. A default on Ukraine’s … …read more Source: Japan Herald...

    Japan, ex-Soviet regional forum to hold talks in May on Ukraine aid
    Apr11

    Japan, ex-Soviet regional forum to hold talks in May on Ukraine aid

    …read more Source: Kyodo News

    War and poverty bring doubt to heartland of Ukraine’s pro-Europe revolt
    Apr11

    War and poverty bring doubt to heartland of Ukraine’s pro-Europe revolt

    After a tough winter and with no sign of economic pain ending any time soon, support for the war is erodingSix Ukraine soldiers killed as war reaches year-pointDisabled Ukraine fighters hanker for return to frontAfter a year at war, Ukraine at financial breaking point …read more Source: Thanh Nien...

    Russia Lashes Out at Law to Erase Ukraine’s Soviet Past
    Apr11

    Russia Lashes Out at Law to Erase Ukraine’s Soviet Past

    Controversial laws designed to leave Ukraine’s Soviet past behind stoked tension in the war-divided country Friday and prompted an angry reaction from Russia which called the ban on communist-era symb… …read more Source:...

    Naftogaz to seek 12-month Russia gas deal next week
    Apr10

    Naftogaz to seek 12-month Russia gas deal next week

    Ukraine’s Naftogaz Chief Executive Andriy Kobolev will seek rapid progress on a deal to secure gas from Russia for the next 12 months in talks brokered by the European Commission in Berlin next week. …read more Source: Channel...

    Naftogaz to seek 12-month Russia gas deal next week
    Apr10

    Naftogaz to seek 12-month Russia gas deal next week

    BRUSSELS (Reuters) – Ukraine’s Naftogaz [NAFTO.UL] Chief Executive Andriy Kobolev will seek rapid progress on a deal to secure gas from Russia for the next 12 months in talks brokered by the European Commission in Berlin next week. …read more Source: The...

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