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    Armenian weightlifters return from Norway – Photos
    Apr18

    Armenian weightlifters return from Norway – Photos

    The Armenian weightlifting team returned from Fjord, Norway last night. The athletes were greeted at Zvartnots airport by President of the National Olympic Committee Gagik Tsarukyan, Minister of Sport and Youth affairs Gabriel Ghazaryan, fans and relatives. The Armenian team was the first with the overall number of medals won (8 gold, 7 silver...

    The Very Moment the Plane Landed in Armenia—I Felt Myself Like at Home: Our Exclusive Interview with Jamala
    Apr18

    The Very Moment the Plane Landed in Armenia—I Felt Myself Like at Home: Our Exclusive Interview with Jamala

    Jamala (Susanna Jamaladynova), jazz and opera singer, is the Ukrainian representative in the 2016 Eurovision Song Contest with the song “1944.” A song, widely discussed on the internet, as it contains special messages for Russia. For the first time Jamala performed when she was 15. She participated in a range of music contests and festivals,...

    Armenians of Ukrainian Lvov offer to rename city into Aryuts
    Apr18

    Armenians of Ukrainian Lvov offer to rename city into Aryuts

    The Armenian community of Lvov plan to raise the issue of renaming this biggest city of Western Ukraine. …read more Source:...

    Ukraine prepares to mark 30 years since Chernobyl
    Apr18

    Ukraine prepares to mark 30 years since Chernobyl

    Ukraine is preparing to mark 30 years since the Chernobyl disaster, the world’s worst nuclear accident whose death toll remains a mystery and which continues to jeopardize the local population’s health. More than 200 tons of uranium remain inside the reactor that exploded three decades ago at the Chernobyl nuclear power plant, raising...

    Defying radiation, elderly residents cling on in Chernobyl
    Apr18

    Defying radiation, elderly residents cling on in Chernobyl

    CHERNOBYL: Defying radioactive contamination and a government evacuation order, Yevgeny Markevich returned to his beloved Chernobyl shortly after it suffered the world’s worst nuclear accident 30 years ago this week. The sturdy 78-year-old former teacher is among 158 people still living in the 30 kilometre (19 mile) exclusion zone around...

    Bets are off for stranded HK casino ship, forlorn crew
    Apr18

    Bets are off for stranded HK casino ship, forlorn crew

    HONG KONG: Captain Valerie Lyzhyn and his 45 crew are stranded in Hong Kong, big losers in a gambling slump triggered by a Chinese crackdown on corruption that has scared off the high-rollers. Lyzhyn, 62, a Russian-born Ukrainian and veteran… …read more Source: The News...

    Latest battle to wipe out polio begins with vast vaccine switch
    Apr17

    Latest battle to wipe out polio begins with vast vaccine switch

    In a huge immunisation effort in 150 countries, health teams will on Sunday launch what they hope will be the final push against polio. Stopping transmission of the contagious viral disease that has infected millions is possible within a year, experts say. And full, official, global eradication could be declared by the end of this decade. First,...

    Problems fixed all over Russia after pleas for help on Putin’s call-in show
    Apr17

    Problems fixed all over Russia after pleas for help on Putin’s call-in show

    (ChinaPost.com.tw) – In just one day, roads of a Siberian city were repaired, swindled fishery workers got wads of cash and a child prodigy was invited to go to a Crimean summer camp. One thing made it possible: President Vladimir Putin’s Thursday call-in show …………… …read more Source: The China...

    Photos of the day – April 17, 2016
    Apr17

    Photos of the day – April 17, 2016

    People are seen under a banner during a protest against Norwegian child welfare service “Barnevernet” in central Oslo, April 16, 2016. – Reuters photo Spanish matador Juan Jose Padilla performs next to a bull during a bullfight at The Maestranza bullring in the Andalusian capital of Seville, southern Spain April 16, 2016. – Reuters photo Football...

    US Air Force plane intercepted by Russian jet in ‘unsafe’ manner: Pentagon
    Apr17

    US Air Force plane intercepted by Russian jet in ‘unsafe’ manner: Pentagon

    Washington (AFP) – A US Air Force reconnaissance plane was intercepted by a Russian SU-27 jet in an unsafe and unprofessional manner while in international airspace over the Baltic Sea, the Pentagon said.The US aircraft was operating in international airspace and at no time crossed into Russian territory, Laura Seal, a Pentagon spokeswoman,...

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