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    Unannounced, new Russian passenger plane completes maiden flight
    May28

    Unannounced, new Russian passenger plane completes maiden flight

    Russia completed the maiden flight of its new MS-21 medium-range passenger plane on Sunday, its first foray into mainline commercial aircraft since the collapse of the Soviet Union. Russia, squeezed by Western sanctions over its role in the Ukraine crisis, is trying to rejuvenate domestic industrial production to make the country less dependant...

    Moldova’s ‘frozen conflict’ over breakaway Transnistria has lessons for east Ukraine
    May28

    Moldova’s ‘frozen conflict’ over breakaway Transnistria has lessons for east Ukraine

    The country Nikolai Klimkin serves does not officially exist and has lingered in a limbo of impoverished stagnation for decades. The 32-year-old is a solider … …read more Source: The Japan...

    US worried about losing global leadership
    May28

    US worried about losing global leadership

    Top Pentagon officials say that because of Russian and Chinese advances, the U.S. military’s “overmatch” has diminished. Planners can no longer guarantee a president that the United States could prevail in the early days of a conventional conflict; they fear that the United States might lose, in a future confrontation. The economic,...

    Trade and Russia unresolved issues in G7 communique – source
| Reuters
    May27

    Trade and Russia unresolved issues in G7 communique – source | Reuters

    TAORMINA, Italy Group of Seven (G7) leaders have still not agreed to joint language on the issues of trade and Russia, a G7 source said, hours before their final communique is due to be published. The source said diplomats had been unable to resolve whether the communique would include a pledge to fight against “protectionism” and a...

    Dozens of events to entertain Astana during EXPO 2017
    May27

    Dozens of events to entertain Astana during EXPO 2017

    The Astana Times provides news and information from Kazakhstan and around the world. ASTANA – Less than two weeks are left until EXPO 2017 finally opens. The rich programme will satisfy different tastes, with world-class stars performing for capital residents and guests throughout the summer. Tickets for EXPO and cultural programme events are...

    Putin, Macron to air tough issues at Versailles meet
    May27

    Putin, Macron to air tough issues at Versailles meet

    PARIS: France’s new President Emmanuel Macron will hold delicate talks with his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin on Monday with the two countries harboring longstanding differences over Ukraine and Syria. Coming just three weeks after an election in which the Kremlin was widely seen as backing centrist Macron’s far-right rival...

    BarCamp Yerevan 2017 to be held in Yerevan with assistance of Ucom
    May27

    BarCamp Yerevan 2017 to be held in Yerevan with assistance of Ucom

    During this year’s event six international guests will deliver speeches – programmer Jan Wildeboer (Germany), Edward Urlich (Czech Republic), Ilya Klimov (Ukraine), photographer Andrew Rowat (Canada), Ekaterina Tkacheva and Ekaterina Eroshenko (Russia). …read more Source:...

    Putin, Macron to air tough issues at Versailles meet
    May27

    Putin, Macron to air tough issues at Versailles meet

    PARIS: France’s new President Emmanuel Macron will hold delicate talks with his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin on Monday with the two countries harbouring longstanding differences over Ukraine and Syria. Coming just three weeks after an election in which the Kremlin was widely seen as backing centrist Macron’s far-right rival...

    Putin, Macron to air tough issues at Versailles meet
    May27

    Putin, Macron to air tough issues at Versailles meet

    PARIS, France – France’s new President Emmanuel Macron will hold delicate talks with his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin on Monday, May 29, with the two countries harboring longstanding differences over Ukraine and Syria. Coming just 3 weeks after an election in which the Kremlin was widely seen as backing centrist … …read...

    Trump rows shadow acrimonious G7 summit
    May27

    Trump rows shadow acrimonious G7 summit

    TAORMINA, Italy: G7 leaders on Friday found common cause on combatting terrorism after the bloodshed in Manchester but failed to bridge a gulf between Donald Trump and US partners on trade and climate change. On the opening day of a two-day summit, the leaders endorsed a British call urging internet service providers and social media companies to...

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