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    Russia’s Lavrov meets Secretary Tillerson ahead of Trump talks
    May10

    Russia’s Lavrov meets Secretary Tillerson ahead of Trump talks

    WASHINGTON: Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov met Wednesday with US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson ahead of rare Oval Office talks with Donald Trump, whose firing of his FBI chief again put the spotlight on Moscow’s alleged meddling in last year’s US election. On Tuesday, Trump dismissed FBI Director James Comey, who was...

    U.S. criticizes Russian build-up near Baltic states
    May10

    U.S. criticizes Russian build-up near Baltic states

    FILE PHOTO: U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis addresses a news conference during a NATO defence ministers meeting at the Alliance headquarters in Brussels, Belgium, in this file photo dated February 16, 2017. REUTERS/Francois Lenoir/File Photo U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis on Tuesday criticized what he called a destabilizing Russian military...

    Ukraine central bank post in political limbo as Gontareva leaves
    May10

    Ukraine central bank post in political limbo as Gontareva leaves

    KIEV (Reuters) – Ukrainian Central Bank Governor Valeria Gontareva will leave her job on Thursday, leaving her deputy in charge, the central bank said, setting the stage for potentially protracted negotiations between president and parliament on her replacement. …read more Source: The...

    43 participants admitted to 1st round of 13th Khachaturian International Competition
    May10

    43 participants admitted to 1st round of 13th Khachaturian International Competition

    43 participants represent 13 countries (USA, UK, Germany, France, Cyprus, Mexico, South Africa, Latvia, Ukraine, Russia, Kazakhstan, Armenia, Artsakh). …read more Source:...

    Azerbaijan’s Dihaj in grand final of Eurovision 2017
    May10

    Azerbaijan’s Dihaj in grand final of Eurovision 2017

    First Semi-Final of the 2017 Eurovision Song Contest was held in Kyiv, Ukraine. In total 18 countries competed to get into the Grand Final. …read more Source:...

    Russian hackers tried to damage Macron’s presidential campaign, says US
    May10

    Russian hackers tried to damage Macron’s presidential campaign, says US

    Hackers with connections to the Russian government played a role in an effort to damage centrist French politician Emmanuel Macron’s presidential campaign by hacking and leaking emails and documents ahead of the election, according to two US intelligence officials. Separately, Admiral Mike Rogers, the director of the US National Security...

    Russia’s Lavrov to meet with Trump on Syria amid uproar
    May10

    Russia’s Lavrov to meet with Trump on Syria amid uproar

    WASHINGTON: US President Donald Trump will receive Russia’s top diplomat Sergei Lavrov at the White House Wednesday even as a political firestorm has put Moscow’s alleged meddling in the US election back in the spotlight. Lavrov’s visit, confirmed by the White House late Tuesday, centers on a Russian proposal to de-escalate the...

    Eurovision 2017: Armenia enters Grand Final
    May10

    Eurovision 2017: Armenia enters Grand Final

    Armenia’s Artsvik has entered the Grand Final of 2017 Eurovision Song Contest with the song “Fly With Me.” This became known after the first Semi-Final which was held in Kyiv, Ukraine. In all, 18 countries competed for 10 places in the Grand Final. The ten qualifiers became Moldova, Azerbaijan, Greece, Sweden, Portugal, Poland, Armenia,...

    Ukraine will present its achievements at EXPO-2017
    May10

    Ukraine will present its achievements at EXPO-2017

    Ukraine will present the best achievements in the field of energy efficiency at the EXPO in Astana. …read more Source: Kazakh...

    US increasingly convinced that Russia hacked French election: sources
    May10

    US increasingly convinced that Russia hacked French election: sources

    Hackers with connections to the Russian government played a role in an effort to damage centrist French politician Emmanuel Macron’s presidential campaign by hacking and leaking emails and documents ahead of the election, according to two US intelligence officials. Separately, Admiral Mike Rogers, the director of the US National Security...

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