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    IMF approves $1 billion aid tranche for Ukraine – Ukraine president
    Apr03

    IMF approves $1 billion aid tranche for Ukraine – Ukraine president

    KIEV (Reuters) – The International Monetary Fund on Monday approved the payment of $1 billion of new aid to Ukraine, its President Petro Poroshenko said on his official Facebook page. …read more Source: The...

    Saudi-Ukrainian military aircraft makes first successful flight
    Apr03

    Saudi-Ukrainian military aircraft makes first successful flight

    UKRAINE (Daily Dunya) – The Saudi-Ukrainian military aircraft Antonov AN-132 made its first successful flight. According to Al-Arabiya English, the AN-132 was first launched last December.The flight was made in Ukraine under the supervision of an engineering committee from the Saudi and Ukrainian sides.The aircraft was jointly developed by...

    Social media groups encouraging teen suicides prompt panic in Russia
    Apr03

    Social media groups encouraging teen suicides prompt panic in Russia

    SAINT PETERSBURG AFP) – Chilling online death groups on popular social media that egg on teenagers to kill themselves are causing panic in Russia after a string of teen suicides.Hidden groups on social networking site VK, the Russian equivalent of Facebook, are reportedly controlled by mentors who incite their members to take their own...

    Social media groups encouraging teen suicides prompt panic in Russia
    Apr03

    Social media groups encouraging teen suicides prompt panic in Russia

    SAINT PETERSBURG: Chilling online “death groups” on popular social media that egg on teenagers to kill themselves are causing panic in Russia after a string of teen suicides. Hidden groups on social networking site VK, the Russian equivalent of Facebook, are reportedly controlled by “mentors” who incite their members to take their own lives. The...

    DNA EXCLUSIVE: US web companies securing JeM websites, boosting online presence
    Apr03

    DNA EXCLUSIVE: US web companies securing JeM websites, boosting online presence

    At least two US-based companies, with headquarters in San Francisco and Texas, are hosting and securing the website of proscribed Pakistan-based terror group Jaish-e-Mohammad (JeM), disseminating anti-India propaganda, jihad in Kashmir and violent extremist ideology. JeM is responsible for daring attacks on India including the one on Parliament...

    Power struggle rages over Russia?s state statistics
    Apr03

    Power struggle rages over Russia?s state statistics

    MOSCOW: Reports that Russia’s economy ministry is set to take control of the national statistics agency has sparked fears that indicators crucial to monitoring the country’s economic woes could become skewed. Data from the Rosstat state statistics agency has been key in measuring the extent of the country’s economic crisis,...

    On Russia, Trump administration hews closely to Obama playbook
    Apr03

    On Russia, Trump administration hews closely to Obama playbook

    BRUSSELS: Before moving to the White House, Donald Trump expressed his admiration for Russian leader Vladimir Putin and predicted that “President Trump would be so much better for US-Russia relations”. But two months into his presidency, reality has so far proved otherwise — with the Trump administration talking tough and taking...

    French polling watchdog warns over Russian news agency’s election report
| Reuters
    Apr02

    French polling watchdog warns over Russian news agency’s election report | Reuters

    By Richard Balmforth and Michel Rose | PARIS PARIS France’s polling commission has issued a warning over a Russian news report suggesting conservative candidate Francois Fillon leads the race for the presidency – something which contradicts the findings of mainstream opinion pollsters.The cautionary note from the watchdog on...

    Foreign Policy: Tillerson to NATO: Get It Together in the Next Two Months, Or …
    Apr02

    Foreign Policy: Tillerson to NATO: Get It Together in the Next Two Months, Or …

    Foreign Policy: On Friday, Secretary of State Rex Tillerson told NATO allies in Brussels that the United States is spending a “disproportionate amount” on defense compared to other NATO members. He also said that he expects NATO allies to either increase their defense spending or come up with plans to do so by May 25, when President Donald Trump...

    Acclaimed Russian poet Yevgeny Yevtushenko dies
    Apr02

    Acclaimed Russian poet Yevgeny Yevtushenko dies

    This file photo taken on January 21, 2015 shows Russian poet, novelist and literature professor Yevgeny Yevtushenko looking on during a meeting with readers in Moscow – AFP/DMITRY SEREBRYAKOV Acclaimed Russian poet Yevgeny A. Yevtushenko, whose work focused on war atrocities and denounced anti-Semitism and tyrannical dictators, has died. He was...

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