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    Russian military spending falls, could affect operations: think-tank
    May02

    Russian military spending falls, could affect operations: think-tank

    File – Russian S-400 missile air defence systems drive during the military parade to commemorate the 75th anniversary of the battle of Stalingrad in World War Two, in the city of Volgograd, Russia, on February 2, 2018. Photo: Reuters STOCKHOLM: Russian military spending fell by a fifth last year, its first decline in nearly two decades, with...

    Sanctions force Russia to cut defense spending
    May02

    Sanctions force Russia to cut defense spending

    Russia’s military expense last year came in at US$66.3 billion. (AFP pic) STOCKHOLM: Russia’s military spending fell sharply in 2017 for the first time since 1998 as a slew of Western economic sanctions hit government coffers hard, a closely followed review said on Wednesday. Despite soaring tensions between Moscow and the West,...

    Armenia protest leader fails in bid to become interim PM
    May02

    Armenia protest leader fails in bid to become interim PM

    YEREVAN (AFP): Nikol Pashinyan failed in his bid to be elected interim prime minister of Armenia. According to the local ArmenPress news agency only 46 lawmakers voted in favour of him becoming prime minister – he needed 53 votes to be elected. He was the only candidate, but the ruling Republican Party had refused to endorse him. Earlier, tens of...

    Armenia opposition leader calls supporters out onto streets
    May01

    Armenia opposition leader calls supporters out onto streets

    Armenian opposition leader Nikol Pashinyan addresses lawmakers during a parliament session to elect an interim prime minister, in Yerevan, Armenia, on May 1, 2018. Photo: Reuters YEREVAN: Armenian opposition leader Nikol Pashinyan on Tuesday urged supporters to take to the streets to pressure parliament to choose him as the next prime minister....

    Sustainable media: the key to independence
    May01

    Sustainable media: the key to independence

    Every year on 3 May, the world marks Press Freedom Day. It’s a day on which we are reminded of the role of free media as a cornerstone of democracy, of the importance of media pluralism, of the significance of objective, quality, ethical journalism in informing citizens and defending their interests, holding the powerful to account. We hear...

    Head of inter-parliamentary friendship group: Heydar Aliyev supported Ukraine as a true friend and brother in the hardest years
    May01

    Head of inter-parliamentary friendship group: Heydar Aliyev supported Ukraine as a true friend and brother in the hardest years

    “In the hardest years for Ukraine Heydar Aliyev supported the country as a true friend and brother,” head of the Ukraine-Azerbaijan inter-parliamentary friendship group Maksim Kuryachiy has told AZERTAC. “Sustainable economic and political cooperation was established between …read more Source: Azerbaijan State News...

    Liverpool on brink of final as tensions mount in Rome
    May01

    Liverpool on brink of final as tensions mount in Rome

    ROME: Liverpool return to the scene of two of their most famous European triumphs amid tight security ahead of Wednesday’s Champions League semi-final, second leg clash in Rome. Jurgen Klopp’s side are on the brink of reaching the final of Europe’s elite club competition for the first time since 2007 as they look to defend a...

    Real Madrid on verge of final history
    May01

    Real Madrid on verge of final history

    If Real Madrid finish the job against Bayern on Tuesday they will make yet another piece of UEFA Champions League history. The final in Kyiv would be the holders’ third in a row in the competi …read more Source: Big News...

    Ukraine receives U.S. Javelin systems: Poroshenko
    Apr30

    Ukraine receives U.S. Javelin systems: Poroshenko

    31 min 26 sec agoKIEV – Ukraine has received the first U.S. …read more Source:...

    Ukraine receives U.S. Javelin systems – Poroshenko
    Apr30

    Ukraine receives U.S. Javelin systems – Poroshenko

    KIEV (Reuters) – Ukraine has received the first U.S. Javelin missiles and launch units, Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko said on Monday. In March the U.S. The post Ukraine receives U.S. Javelin systems – Poroshenko appeared first on Firstpost. …read more Source:...

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