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    Ukraine says ready for court battle with Russia over $3 billion bond
    Feb18

    Ukraine says ready for court battle with Russia over $3 billion bond

    KIEV (Reuters) – Ukraine is ready to defend itself against a lawsuit brought by Russia in relation to a $3 billion (2.08 billion pound) Eurobond that Moscow insists Kiev must repay, the Ukrainian Finance Ministry said in a statement on Thursday. …read more Source: The...

    Monitoring in the northern direction of Martakert
    Feb18

    Monitoring in the northern direction of Martakert

    On February 18, in accordance with the arrangement reached with the authorities of the Nagorno Karabakh Republic, the OSCE Mission conducted a planned monitoring of the Line of Contact between the armed forces of Nagorno Karabakh and Azerbaijan in the northern direction of Martakert. From the positions of the NKR Defense Army, the monitoring was...

    Genocide survivors share their experiences in panel discussion
    Feb18

    Genocide survivors share their experiences in panel discussion

    The Tufts Daily – Approximately 60 people filled the chapel at the Granoff Family Hillel Center last night to hear survivors of genocide share their stories as a part of Tufts Against Genocide’s (TAG) 6th annual Survivors Speak panel. The event was held as a component of the Cummings/Hillel Program for Holocaust and Genocide Education....

    ”Russia is more for me than just a country”. Robert Kocharian
    Feb18

    ”Russia is more for me than just a country”. Robert Kocharian

    Robert Kocharian, president of Armenia (1998-2008) Anna Sous, RFE/RL Date of interview: September 2015 (This interview was conducted in Russian.) Anna Sous: What is your Russia like? What does Russia represent to the second president of independent Armenia and the first president of the Nagorno-Karabakh Republic? Robert Kocharian: I had a Russian...

    Housewarming in Syunik region with the support of VivaCell-MTS
    Feb18

    Housewarming in Syunik region with the support of VivaCell-MTS

    The construction activities which started in Darbas village of Syunik region half a year ago have now been completed. The dream of the Karapetyan brothers is fulfilled: the family celebrates housewarming. VivaCell-MTS General Manager Ralph Yirikian and “Fuller Center for Housing Armenia” President Ashot Yeghiazaryan participated in...

    Tatars step up resistance to Russian rule over Crimea
    Feb18

    Tatars step up resistance to Russian rule over Crimea

    Elnara Asanova lives alone with her four small children because her husband, an ethnic Tatar, is in jail. Last April, when she was seven months pregnant, police grabbed him from the streets of their village because he had taken part in a Tatar protest against Russian annexation of Crimea. She is not allowed to visit […] The post Tatars step up...

    Depleted Man City face Chelsea in FA Cup showdown
    Feb18

    Depleted Man City face Chelsea in FA Cup showdown

    Manchester City manager Manuel Pellegrini. Reuters LONDON: The lure of reaching the Champions League quarter-finals for the first time will weigh heavily on Manuel Pellegrini’s mind as Manchester City and Chelsea prepare for a heavyweight FA Cup fifth-round clash on Sunday. With City flying to Ukraine to face Dynamo Kiev just 24 hours after...

    Jankovic ousts Swiss teen Bencic
    Feb18

    Jankovic ousts Swiss teen Bencic

    Dubai, February 17 Fifth-seeded Belinda Bencic of Switzerland, playing her first week as a top 10 player, was upset 4-6, 7-5, 6-4 by Jelena Jankovic of Serbia in the Dubai Tennis Championships on Tuesday. The ninth-ranked Bencic, 18, who reached last weekend’s final in St Petersburg, Russia, looked physically exhausted by the end of the 2...

    Russia sues Ukraine over 3 billion USD debt
    Feb18

    Russia sues Ukraine over 3 billion USD debt

    Moscow has filed a lawsuit against Ukraine at London’s High Court over Kiev’s 3-billion-U.S.-dollar debt, Russian Finance Minister Anton Siluanov said Wednesday. …read more Source: China Internet Information...

    Burcu Gultekin Punsmann: Russia’s military operation in Syria has direct influence on Turkey
    Feb17

    Burcu Gultekin Punsmann: Russia’s military operation in Syria has direct influence on Turkey

    The downing of the Russian warplane by the Turkish Air Force did not at all meet the logic of the Russian-Turkish relations. What could be the real reason of such an abrupt turnabout in the Turkish policy and what may the escalation in the Ankara-Moscow relations result in? ‘Syria’ is not just a regional crisis like, say, the...

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