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    Syria mission demonstrates Russia’s new prowess
    Oct24

    Syria mission demonstrates Russia’s new prowess

    In this photo taken on Thursday, Russian air force technicians service a Russian fighter jet at Hemeimeem airbase, Syria. (AP/Vladimir Isachenkov)Sleek combat jets loaded with precision bunker-buster bombs roar into the skies as soldiers in mint desert-style uniforms march past rows of neat housing at this Russian military base at one of...

    The situation in Ukraine regarding the freedom of mass media freedom, in Russia it is the opposite
    Oct24

    The situation in Ukraine regarding the freedom of mass media freedom, in Russia it is the opposite

    On the background of the Russian-Ukrainian conflict, the relations of the fellow journalist specifically are not affected. Anyway, in an interview with Aravot.am, the journalists of both countries assure that war is a war, campaign is a campaign, but the partnership has its own place. Journalist of the Ukrainian biggest “Inter” TV company, Olexy...

    Ditching Urdu, Pakistan PM Nawaz Sharif speaks in English at UN, faces contempt case
    Oct24

    Ditching Urdu, Pakistan PM Nawaz Sharif speaks in English at UN, faces contempt case

    Pakistan’s Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif addresses the 70th session of the United Nations General Assembly, at U.N. Headquarters, Wednesday, Sept. 30, 2015. (Source: AP) Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif faces a contempt case for failing to deliver his speech in Urdu at the UN General Assembly in violation of a verdict by the...

    Ukraine still hoping for Russian participation in debt swap: Minister
    Oct24

    Ukraine still hoping for Russian participation in debt swap: Minister

    Ukraine agreed a debt exchange on October 15 with creditors to plug a $15 billion funding gap under a $40 billion bailout program. …read more Source:...

    Ban due on direct flights between Russia and Ukraine
    Oct24

    Ban due on direct flights between Russia and Ukraine

    Direct flights between Ukraine and Russia will stop on Sunday, as new sanctions initiated by Kiev come into effect, BBC reported. Moscow first called Kiev’s ban on Russian airlines … …read more Source:...

    Communism-purging Ukrainians transform famed Lenin statue into Darth Vader
    Oct24

    Communism-purging Ukrainians transform famed Lenin statue into Darth Vader

    Just in time for the release of the latest “Star Wars” blockbuster, Ukrainians have transformed a statue of Lenin into one of Darth Vader, an oddly prominent figure in local politics. Soviet founder Lenin — long despised by most in nonseparatist parts of Ukraine — fell victim to a law adopted in April that ordered […] The post Communism-purging...

    Ukraine’s Donetsk rebels ban MSF, UN agencies
    Oct24

    Ukraine’s Donetsk rebels ban MSF, UN agencies

    KIEV – Pro-Russian insurgents in Ukraine’s eastern separatist Donetsk region said they had banned Doctors Without Borders (MSF) and UN agencies, in a move the medical charity described as worrying. …read more Source: Bangkok...

    Russian military mission in Syria brings history full circle
    Oct24

    Russian military mission in Syria brings history full circle

    Russian ground staff members work on a Sukhoi Su-30 fighter jet at the Hmeymim air base near Latakia, Syria, in this handout photograph released by Russia’s Defence Ministry October 22, 2015. REUTERS MOSCOW/BISHKEK: Valery Anisimov and his fellow Russian servicemen were smuggled out of the Black Sea hiding below the decks of their ship,...

    Ukraine, Russia to ban direct flights
    Oct24

    Ukraine, Russia to ban direct flights

    Russia’s transport minister has estimated that the loss in ticket sales to both countries will run to around $110m a year. …read more Source:...

    Ukraine’s Donetsk rebels ban Doctors Without Borders, U.N. agencies
    Oct24

    Ukraine’s Donetsk rebels ban Doctors Without Borders, U.N. agencies

    Pro-Russian insurgents in Ukraine’s eastern separatist Donetsk region said Friday they had banned Doctors Without Borders (MSF) and U.N. agencies, a move the medical charity described as worrying. MSF provides crucial medical care for patients in the area, especially those suffering from diabetes and kidney failure, as well as operating an...

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