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    EU slams Russia arrests
    May07

    EU slams Russia arrests

    Foreign governments and rights activists expressed outrage yesterday over mass arrests in Russia and the brutality with which protests were broken up on the eve of Vladimir Putin’s inauguration.The European Union slammed “police brutality and mass arrests” after nearly 1,600 protesters including opposition leader Alexei Navalny were...

    Beit Shemesh Rabbi on personal mission to save Russian orphans
    May06

    Beit Shemesh Rabbi on personal mission to save Russian orphans

    Ohr BeOdessa organization seeks to bring Jewish siblings taken from their mother in Ukraine for neglect for adoption in Israel. …read more Source: Arutz...

    Russian opposition leader and activists held before Putin inauguration
    May06

    Russian opposition leader and activists held before Putin inauguration

    * Putin easily won re-election in March * Due to be inaugurated for a fourth term on Monday * Opponents liken him to autocratic tsar * Supporters laud him as father of the nation Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny and around 1,600 anti-Kremlin activists were detained by police on Saturday during street protests against Vladimir Putin ahead...

    Nearly 1,600 detained in protests across Russia
    May06

    Nearly 1,600 detained in protests across Russia

    Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny was detained along with nearly 1,600 of his supporters yesterday during nationwide rallies against Vladimir Putin as police and paramilitary activists used force to break up rallies in Moscow and Saint Petersburg.Riot police beat protesters with truncheons, dragged them along the ground and threw them into...

    Kvitova battles past Buzarnescu to win first Prague title
    May05

    Kvitova battles past Buzarnescu to win first Prague title

    Petra Kvitova won her third title of the year as she fought back from a set down to beat Romanian Mihaela Buzarnescu 4-6 6-2 6-3 in the Prague Open final yesterday. The Czech second seed got off to a flying start and took a 4-1 lead in the opening set but Buzarnescu battled back to break Kvitova’s dominance, winning the next five games to...

    Putin opponents protest across Russia before his inauguration
    May05

    Putin opponents protest across Russia before his inauguration

    * Putin won landslide re-election in March * Is due to be inaugurated for a fourth term on Monday * Opponents liken him to an autocratic Tsar * Supporters laud him as father of the nation Critics of Vladimir Putin took to the streets of Russia on Saturday ahead of his inauguration for a fourth presidential term to register their opposition to...

    Ukraine, the place Golda Meir fled from, now embraces her as a hero
    May05

    Ukraine, the place Golda Meir fled from, now embraces her as a hero

    Born 120 years ago, the fourth prime minister of the state of Israel is now celebrated in a land she once fled from in fear of pogroms and hunger. …read more Source: The Jerusalem...

    Big Oil investors show they want more than just profit
    May05

    Big Oil investors show they want more than just profit

    Big Oil’s investors took a bruising for nearly three years as oil prices bumped along decade lows. Now they want payback.They’re willing to punish companies that don’t meet their standards, and their standards are awfully high. On their wish list: immediate returns, spending discipline, and, at the same time, more production....

    Russia to Continue Deploying Advanced S-400 Air Defense Missile Systems to Crimea
    May04

    Russia to Continue Deploying Advanced S-400 Air Defense Missile Systems to Crimea

    TEHRAN (FNA)- Crimean air defense forces will get advanced S-400 Triumf long-range and Pantsyr-S short-and medium-range surface-to-air missile systems this year, Commander of Russia’s Southern Military District Alexander Dvornikov said on Friday. …read more Source: Fars News...

    Dutch probe firms accused of violating EU sanctions against Russia
    May04

    Dutch probe firms accused of violating EU sanctions against Russia

    Dutch prosecutors announced Friday a probe into seven firms suspected of violating EU sanctions against Moscow by helping to build a bridge linking Russia to annexed Crimea. …read more Source: The Daily...

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