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    Russia votes in parliamentary polls
    Sep18

    Russia votes in parliamentary polls

    MOSCOW: Russians today voted in parliamentary polls, with parties loyal to President Vladimir Putin set to maintain their dominance despite the Kremlin making a show of cleaning up the vote after mass protests last time around. The nationwide elections follow several years of tumult that have seen the country annex Crimea from Ukraine, lurch into...

    Rio Paralympics stages final show in shadow of tragedy
    Sep18

    Rio Paralympics stages final show in shadow of tragedy

    RIO DE JANEIRO: Rio on Sunday closes a Paralympic Games that many feared would be a fiasco but which turned into a triumph, though marred in the final hours by the death of an Iranian cyclist, reports BSS. Eleven days of competition where China dominated the medals table, followed by Britain, Ukraine and the United States, were ending Sunday with...

    Russia votes in parliamentary polls, Putin secure
    Sep18

    Russia votes in parliamentary polls, Putin secure

    MOSCOW: Russians on Sunday voted in parliamentary polls, with parties loyal to President Vladimir Putin set to maintain their dominance despite the Kremlin making a show of cleaning up the vote after mass protests last time around. The nationwide elections follow several years of tumult that have seen the country annex Crimea from Ukraine, lurch...

    Ukrainian National Circus debuts new show in Kiev
    Sep18

    Ukrainian National Circus debuts new show in Kiev

    …read more Source: English China News Service

    Russia votes in parliamentary election with firm Putin grip
    Sep18

    Russia votes in parliamentary election with firm Putin grip

    Girls walk past election campaign posters of candidates running for deputies ahead of parliamentary elections in Russia.– Reuters photo Voting has begun in earnest in Russia’s parliamentary election, dominated by president Vladimir Putin’s supporters. Far Eastern regions were the first to vote in a country spanning 11 time zones. The...

    Russia votes for new parliament with Putin secure
    Sep18

    Russia votes for new parliament with Putin secure

    MOSCOW: Russians began voting in parliamentary polls late Saturday, with parties loyal to President Vladimir Putin set to maintain their dominance despite the Kremlin making a show of cleaning up the vote after mass protests last time around. The nationwide elections follow several years of tumult that have seen the country annex Crimea from...

    Putin offers tacit support for ‘pro-Russia’ US candidate
    Sep17

    Putin offers tacit support for ‘pro-Russia’ US candidate

    President Vladimir Putin’s third term has been marked by efforts to stamp out US influence in Russia (AFP Photo/Michael Klimentyev) MOSCOW: Russian President Vladimir Putin on Saturday offered what appeared to be his strongest support yet for US presidential candidate Donald Trump — without explicitly naming him. “We are carefully watching...

    Slovakia’s Fico says Ukraine doing less than Russia to meet Minsk deal
    Sep17

    Slovakia’s Fico says Ukraine doing less than Russia to meet Minsk deal

    Ukraine is doing less than Russia to meet its obligations under the Minsk agreement, Slovakia’s Prime Minister Robert Fico said on Saturday, stepping up calls for the European Union to end sanctions against Moscow. …read more Source: Channel...

    Russian central bank cuts key interest rate
    Sep17

    Russian central bank cuts key interest rate

    MOSCOW- Russia’s central bank cut Friday its key interest rate by half a percentage point to 10 percent, but warned it couldn’t provide another quick jolt to jump-start stalled economic growth, reports BSS. The Bank of Russia said in a statement that the cut, the first since June and widely expected by analysts, was possible thanks to...

    Slovakia's Fico says Ukraine doing less than Russia to meet Minsk deal
    Sep17

    Slovakia's Fico says Ukraine doing less than Russia to meet Minsk deal

    BRATISLAVA (Reuters) – Ukraine is doing less than Russia to meet its obligations under the Minsk agreement, Slovakia’s Prime Minister Robert Fico said on Saturday, stepping up calls for the European Union to end sanctions against Moscow. …read more Source: The...

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