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    Isolated but defiant, Russia set to re-elect strongman Putin
    Mar18

    Isolated but defiant, Russia set to re-elect strongman Putin

    MOSCOW: Russia was on Sunday set to elect Vladimir Putin to a historic fourth Kremlin term, as the country faces increasing isolation over a spy poisoning in Britain and a fresh round of US sanctions. Since taking power 18 years ago, Putin has stamped his total authority on the country, silencing opposition and reasserting Moscow’s lost...

    Putin on track for commanding win as Russians head to polls
    Mar18

    Putin on track for commanding win as Russians head to polls

    A combination picture shows candidates in the Russian 2018 presidential election, including (top, L-R) Vladimir Putin, Pavel Grudinin, Vladimir Zhirinovsky, Ksenia Sobchak, (bottom, L-R) Grigory Yavlinsky, Sergei Baburin, Boris Titov, and Maxim Suraikin. REUTERS/Staff/FilesPETROPAVLOVSK-KAMCHATSKY: Russians began voting in a presidential election...

    Russia boots 23 UK diplomats in spy-poisoning tit for tat
    Mar17

    Russia boots 23 UK diplomats in spy-poisoning tit for tat

    Russia on Saturday announced it is expelling 23 British diplomats and threatened further measures in retaliation in a growing diplomatic dispute over a nerve agent attack on a former spy in Britain. The post Russia boots 23 UK diplomats in spy-poisoning tit for tat appeared first on Inquirer News. …read more Source: The Philippine Daily...

    Theresa May exploding over a ‘maybe’?
    Mar17

    Theresa May exploding over a ‘maybe’?

    America should take the responsibility for this new arms race To add to the growing global influence of Russia, Putin has recently unveiled a new generation of missile technology which has rendered the scope American Missile Defense Shield useless. During the heightened tensions over America’s plan to surround Russia with Missile Defense...

    Catholicos Garegin II blesses groundbreaking ceremony of new Armenian church in Kiev
    Mar17

    Catholicos Garegin II blesses groundbreaking ceremony of new Armenian church in Kiev

    …read more Source: armenpress

    Eight injured in Georgia ski chair lift crush
    Mar17

    Eight injured in Georgia ski chair lift crush

    Ski lift accident in Georgia. Photo: Iryna JadakAt least eight tourists, including a pregnant woman from Sweden, were injured on Friday when a chair lift ran out of control in the Georgian ski resort of Gudauri, officials said.Video of the accident showed skiers being flung out of their chairs as they turned a bend as other resort visitors...

    New York real estate baron to return assets to Kazakh BTA Bank
    Mar17

    New York real estate baron to return assets to Kazakh BTA Bank

    The Astana Times provides news and information from Kazakhstan and around the world. ASTANA – Kazakhstan’s BTA Bank will receive assets and money worth $38.3 million after reaching an amicable agreement with Joseph Chetrit, an American developer and former partner of fugitive oligarch Mukhtar Ablyazov. “During a trial initiated in 2015 by...

    Tokmadi sentenced to 10 and a half years in prison for murdering former BTA Bank chair
    Mar17

    Tokmadi sentenced to 10 and a half years in prison for murdering former BTA Bank chair

    The Astana Times provides news and information from Kazakhstan and around the world. ASTANA – Muratkhan Tokmadi was sentenced March 16 to 10 1/2 years in a maximum-security prison for murdering the chair of the BTA Bank Yerzhan Tatishev during a hunt in 2004. It is the second verdict in the case that had been previously qualified as manslaughter...

    EU summit to send ‘clear message’ on ex-spy poisoning
    Mar17

    EU summit to send ‘clear message’ on ex-spy poisoning

    EU leaders will discuss a nerve agent attack on a Russian ex-spy in Britain at a Brussels summit next week, with president Donald Tusk saying the bloc would send a “clear message”. AFP file photo BRUSSELS: EU leaders will discuss a nerve agent attack on a Russian ex-spy in Britain at a Brussels summit next week, with president Donald Tusk saying...

    Russian nationals will not be able to cast votes at March 18 presidential polls in Ukraine
    Mar16

    Russian nationals will not be able to cast votes at March 18 presidential polls in Ukraine

    …read more Source: NEWS.am

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