: :inin Kyiv (EET)

Section: Asia

    Leaders pay tribute to Fidel Castro, but critics scathing of ‘tyrant’
    Nov27

    Leaders pay tribute to Fidel Castro, but critics scathing of ‘tyrant’

    PARIS: The death of Cuba’s Fidel Castro prompted reaction across the spectrum Saturday with some world leaders describing him as a friend and ally, while rights groups recalled his repression of basic freedoms. Here are some responses to the death of the 90-year-old Cold War icon, whose life was defined by his resistance to the capitalist...

    Warm and cool: Cuba?s ties with USSR under Castro
    Nov27

    Warm and cool: Cuba?s ties with USSR under Castro

    The death of Cuban socialist icon Fidel Castro at age 90 on Friday stirred memories of his island nation´s close but at times fraught relations with the Soviet Union. Mikhail Gorbachev, the last leader of the USSR, on Saturday hailed Castro for having strengthened Cuba in the face of an American economic blockade, praising his former counterpart...

    Ukraine’s missile test plans near Crimea heat up row with Russia
    Nov26

    Ukraine’s missile test plans near Crimea heat up row with Russia

    MOSCOW/KIEV – Moscow protested against Ukraine’s plans to carry out missile tests near Crimea, which Russia annexed in 2014 following the toppling of a pro-Russian Ukrainian president, raising the temperature in the dispute between the two countries. … …read more Source:...

    Ukraine’s planned missile test near Crimea puts relations with Russia on the burner
    Nov26

    Ukraine’s planned missile test near Crimea puts relations with Russia on the burner

    …read more Source: The Indian...

    Ukraine's missile test plans near Crimea heat up row with Russia
    Nov26

    Ukraine's missile test plans near Crimea heat up row with Russia

    MOSCOW/KIEV (Reuters) – Moscow protested against Ukraine’s plans to carry out missile tests near Crimea, which Russia annexed in 2014 following the toppling of a pro-Russian Ukrainian president, raising the temperature in the dispute between the two countries. …read more Source: The...

    French presidential favorite favors Putin
    Nov26

    French presidential favorite favors Putin

    PARIS: French presidential frontrunner Francois Fillon has known Russian leader Vladimir Putin through good times and bad — and believes that dialogue, not threats, are key to handling the Kremlin strongman. Fillon, a conservative hoping to clinch the nomination of the Republicans party over the centrist Alain Juppe at the weekend, has taken an...

    Putin presents Russian passport to Hollywood actor Seagal
    Nov26

    Putin presents Russian passport to Hollywood actor Seagal

    MOSCOW: Russian President Vladimir Putin presented a Russian passport to U.S. actor Steven Seagal on Friday and said he hoped it would serve as a symbol of how the fractious ties between Moscow and Washington are starting to improve. At a Kremlin ceremony where Seagal signed his new passport in front of Putin, the Russian leader said: “I...

    Ex-President Yanukovych says supports Ukraine’s territorial integrity
    Nov25

    Ex-President Yanukovych says supports Ukraine’s territorial integrity

    Former Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych said Friday he supports Ukraine’s territorial integrity and wants Donbass to be part of Ukraine and was dreaming of the end of the war in Donbas and its restoration, Sputniknews reports. …read more Source:...

    Vladimir Putin presents Russian passport to US actor Steven Seagal
    Nov25

    Vladimir Putin presents Russian passport to US actor Steven Seagal

    Russian President Vladimir Putin presented a Russian passport to US actor Steven Seagal on Friday and said he hoped it would serve as a symbol of how the fractious ties between Moscow and Washington are starting to improve. At a Kremlin ceremony where Seagal signed his new passport in front of Putin, the Russian leader said: “I want to...

    Ukraine's ex-president to testify from Russia on killing of protesters
    Nov25

    Ukraine's ex-president to testify from Russia on killing of protesters

    KIEV/ROSTOV-ON-DON, Russia (Reuters) – Protests prompted a Ukrainian court to postpone its questioning of exiled former president Viktor Yanukovich as a witness at a trial on Friday over the killing of demonstrators, a delay that Yanukovich said was a bid to obstruct justice. …read more Source: The...

    Page 442 of 2567

    Pin It on Pinterest