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    City of Occupations to help Astana children choose professions
    Aug02

    City of Occupations to help Astana children choose professions

    The Astana Times provides news and information from Kazakhstan and around the world. ASTANA – In cooperation with Community International magazine, the capital administration will implement City of Occupations, a large-scale career project. The publication has been successfully executing the concept in Ukraine for four years and the programme...

    Ukrainian-Armenian pilot praised for ‘blind’ landing in Istanbul amid massive hailstorm
    Aug02

    Ukrainian-Armenian pilot praised for ‘blind’ landing in Istanbul amid massive hailstorm

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko recently awarded Ukrainian-Armenian pilot Captain Alexander Akopov with the Ukrainian Order of Courage after he landed a plane carrying 127 people in Turkey amid a massive hailstorm. Akopov was flying the Atlasglobal Airbus A320 from Istanbul … …read more Source:...

    US vacates Russia compounds targeted over sanctions
    Aug02

    US vacates Russia compounds targeted over sanctions

    MOSCOW: The US on Tuesday cleared out of two diplomatic compounds around Moscow under the first stage of punitive measures imposed by Russia in retaliation for new sanctions being readied in Washington. Embassy spokeswoman Maria Olson said officials removed “the remaining furniture, kitchen and BBQ items, and the playground set” from...

    Hero pilot lands passenger plane ‘blind’ in Turkey after hailstorm shatters windscreen
    Aug02

    Hero pilot lands passenger plane ‘blind’ in Turkey after hailstorm shatters windscreen

    August 02, 2017 12:14 PMA Ukrainian pilot has been hailed a hero and awarded the country’s national medal of courage, after he safely landed a passenger plane when a freak hailstorm over Turkey smashed up his windscreen. …read more Source: The Straits...

    Tillerson: US-Russia ties could still get worse
    Aug02

    Tillerson: US-Russia ties could still get worse

    WASHINGTON (AFP) – US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said Tuesday he will meet with his Russian opposite number Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov over the weekend, but warned US-Russia ties could still get worse.Some in Moscow and Washington had hoped relations between the former Cold War foes might improve under US President Donald Trump,...

    Pence slams Russian ?occupation? on Georgia visit
    Aug02

    Pence slams Russian ?occupation? on Georgia visit

    TBILISI: US Vice President Mike Pence on Tuesday blasted Russia’s “occupation” of Georgian territory, as he pledged Donald Trump will sign off on new sanctions against Moscow “soon”. Pence is currently on a tour of Eastern Europe aimed at reassuring US allies rattled over Russia’s 2014 annexation of Crimea and...

    World Traveler: J for July, jailoo, and joy in Kyrgyzstan
    Aug01

    World Traveler: J for July, jailoo, and joy in Kyrgyzstan

    Horses at a summer pasture at Son-Köl Lake in Kyrgyzstan on July 8, 2017. Photo by Bermet Talant NARYN, Kyrgyzstan – Some people spend their summer vacations on southern resorts and at beach parties. My dream holiday is an escape to the mountains to ride horses on pastures and sleep in a yurt surrounded by herds of sheep. You can call me weird....

    Saakashivili promises to return to Ukraine
    Aug01

    Saakashivili promises to return to Ukraine

    …read more Source: NEWS.am

    NATO intercepts Russian jets near Estonian airspace
    Aug01

    NATO intercepts Russian jets near Estonian airspace

    BRUSSELS: Spanish and Finnish fighter jets were sent to intercept three Russian planes flying near Estonian air space on Tuesday, the NATO military alliance said in a statement.The Russian airplanes were identified as two MiG-31 jets and one Antonov AN-26 transport aircraft, NATO said.”Two Spanish F-18 jets assigned to NATO’s Baltic...

    U.S. VP Pence says Russia's stance must change before ties improve
    Aug01

    U.S. VP Pence says Russia's stance must change before ties improve

    TBILISI (Reuters) – U.S. Vice President Mike Pence said on Tuesday that relations with Russia would not improve until Moscow changed its stance on Ukraine and withdrew support for “regimes like Iran and Syria and North Korea”. …read more Source: The...

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