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    Anti-Russia group pulls down Soviet-era statues in Kharkiv – video
    Apr12

    Anti-Russia group pulls down Soviet-era statues in Kharkiv – video

    A group of masked men pull down monuments of Soviet leaders in the Ukrainian city of Kharkiv on Saturday. In a video released by the Kharkiv Crisis Info Centre, men who are said to be part of an anti-Russia group are seen tying ropes around the statues of Soviet official Sergo Ordzhonikidze, Russian Nikolai Rudnev and Bolshevik leader Yakov...

    Hungary ‘behind Ukraine’ in Russia conflict
    Apr12

    Hungary ‘behind Ukraine’ in Russia conflict

    Like all the European Union, Hungary condemns Russia’s territorial aggression against Ukraine day by day, Zsolt Németh, the Fidesz head of parliament’s foreign affairs committee, has said on a two-day visit to Kiev with Socialist MP Attila Mesterházy. The two expressed Hungary’s solidarity with Ukraine and commitment to its...

    Russian Navy Ship Evacuates 308 People from Yemen
    Apr12

    Russian Navy Ship Evacuates 308 People from Yemen

    Russian Navy vessel Priazovye has helped to evacuate 308 people, including a Bulgarian national, from Yemen. According to reports of Russia’s Defense Ministry, as cited by TASS, citizens from 19 countries were rescued, including 45 Russians, 18 US citizens, 5 people from the UK, 1 Bulgarian, 6 Estonians, 14 Ukrainians, 9 citizens of...

    Prayers for peace as Russia and Ukraine observe Orthodox Easter
    Apr12

    Prayers for peace as Russia and Ukraine observe Orthodox Easter

    From Kyiv to Moscow, it is Orthodox Easter. And while leaders are divided over the conflict in Ukraine, they have been united in observing sacred… …read more Source:...

    Ukraine crisis: After the bullets and shells, it is red tape causing a million refugees to suffer
    Apr12

    Ukraine crisis: After the bullets and shells, it is red tape causing a million refugees to suffer

    Lyudmila Shabanova says she has been forgotten by her own government. When she and her husband fled the “living hell” of Ukraine’s battle with Russian-backed separatist rebels in the town of Avdiivka, she cursed the rebels and blamed Putin for the destruction of her city. …read more Source: The...

    Statues smashed as Ukraine moves to shed Soviet past
    Apr11

    Statues smashed as Ukraine moves to shed Soviet past

    Activists toppled three statues of Communist leaders overnight Friday in Ukraine’s second-largest city, Kharkiv, days after parliament passed a controversial bill designed to purge the country of Soviet-era symbols. …read more Source: France...

    The 20 photographs of the week
    Apr11

    The 20 photographs of the week

    The Walter Scott shooting, the aftermath of the Garissa attack in Kenya, the ongoing crisis in Syria, the 2015 Masters at Augusta – the best photography in news, culture and sport from around the world this week … …read more Source: The...

    Germany to bring 100 mothballed tanks back into service
    Apr11

    Germany to bring 100 mothballed tanks back into service

    Germany plans to bring 100 mothballed tanks back into service in what is widely seen as a response to rising…The tanks were sold to industry as part of defence cuts after the Cold War. The German defence ministry said it would spend €22m (£16m;$24m) on bringing its total of tanks to 328. Nato officials agreed in February to create a...

    New division threatens Ukraine
    Apr11

    New division threatens Ukraine

    The Ukrainian parliament has declared the former Communist regime to be criminal, and honored all those who fought for independence. Critics, however, see a further threat to the country’s unity. …read more Source: Deutsche...

    Germany to bring back 100 tanks
    Apr10

    Germany to bring back 100 tanks

    Germany plans to bring 100 mothballed tanks back into service in an apparent response to rising tensions with Russia over Ukraine. …read more Source:...

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