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    In first, Putin speaks with Ukraine’s separatist leaders
    Nov16

    In first, Putin speaks with Ukraine’s separatist leaders

    MOSCOW (AFP): Russian President Vladimir Putin has spoken to eastern Ukraine’s rebel leaders to discuss a prisoner swap, his first publicly acknowledged direct contact with the two pro-Russian separatist republics. The Kremlin said late Wednesday that Putin spoke by telephone with Alexander Zakharchenko, leader of the self-proclaimed...

    How modern Russia navigates and balances its Soviet past
    Nov11

    How modern Russia navigates and balances its Soviet past

    Esref Yalinkilicli Russia is struggling to chart a path towards reconciling the Bolshevik Revolution while not glorifying it as a means of political change. November 7 marks the centenary of the Bolshevik Revolution of 1917. It changed the course of Russian history and politics with its global ramifications still being felt today. To understand...

    4 die as French army-chartered plane crashes off Ivory Coast
    Oct14

    4 die as French army-chartered plane crashes off Ivory Coast

    ABIDJAN (AFP): Four Moldovan nationals were killed on Saturday when a transport plane chartered by the French army crashed off Ivory Coast, firefighters said. Another six people were injured in the crash of the Antonov aircraft which had 10 people on board, firefighter Colonel Issa Sakho told local television. Four French nationals were among the...

    Pakistan’s culture celebrated in Ukraine festival
    Oct08

    Pakistan’s culture celebrated in Ukraine festival

    KIEV (Monitoring Desk): Pakistan’s rich and diverse culture was celebrated during the World Cultural Festival in Kiev. Pakistan’s handicrafts, traditional dances and traditional dresses were exhibited during the event to acquaint the audience with Pakistan’s culture. Students of Taras Shevchenko University also mesmerised the...

    Tourism cooperation to be strengthened between Pakistan and Ukraine: Ukrainian ambassador
    Aug09

    Tourism cooperation to be strengthened between Pakistan and Ukraine: Ukrainian ambassador

    ISLAMABAD (AFP): Ukrainian Ambassador Volodymyr Lakomov and Pakistan Tourism Development Corporation (PTDC) Managing Director Chaudhry Abdul Ghafoor Khan agreed to strengthen bilateral relations and step up tourism cooperation between the two countries. In a meeting on Tuesday, Lakomov informed the PTDC MD that he had visited numerous places in...

    Klitschko retirement ends Joshua heavyweight rematch hopes
    Aug03

    Klitschko retirement ends Joshua heavyweight rematch hopes

    LONDON (AFP): Ukraine’s former world heavyweight champion Wladimir Klitschko announced his retirement from boxing on Thursday to scupper any hopes of a November rematch against Britain’s Anthony Joshua. Hamburg-based Klitschko, 41, hangs up his gloves as one of the all-time greats of the ring after a nine-and-a-half year reign as...

    US sanctions are ‘trade war’ on Russia, says PM Medvedev
    Aug03

    US sanctions are ‘trade war’ on Russia, says PM Medvedev

    Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev has said new sanctions imposed by the US are tantamount to declaring a “full-scale trade war” against Moscow. He said the measures, signed by Donald Trump, demonstrated the complete impotence of the US president, who he said had been humiliated by Congress. The law aims to punish Russia for its alleged...

    Putin orders 755 US diplomatic staff to leave
    Jul31

    Putin orders 755 US diplomatic staff to leave

    F.P. Report MOSCOW: Russian President Vladimir Putin has announced that 755 staff must leave US diplomatic missions, in retaliation for new US sanctions against Moscow. The decision to expel staff was made on Friday, but Mr Putin has now confirmed the number who must go by 1 September. It brings staff levels to 455, the same as Russia’s...

    President Trump ready to sign Russia sanctions bill
    Jul29

    President Trump ready to sign Russia sanctions bill

    F.P Report WASHINGTON: White House says Trump to back fresh sanctions against Russia after politicians throw support behind punishing measures. US President Donald Trump approves of a bill imposing fresh sanctions on Russia and is ready to sign, the White House said. Trump’s willingness to support the measure is a an acknowledgement that he...

    U.S. Black Hawks To Replace Russian Helicopters In Afghanistan
    Jul28

    U.S. Black Hawks To Replace Russian Helicopters In Afghanistan

    KABUL (TOLONews): Afghan and U.S. officials said efforts are underway to replace Russian MI-35 strike aircrafts with American Black Hawks within the next three months as part of the government’s plans to increase the number of the Afghan Air Force (AAF) aircrafts to 260 from a total of 120 within the upcoming seven years. Statistics by the...

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