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    Russia’s Putin calls Elton John, for real this time, offers meeting
    Sep24

    Russia’s Putin calls Elton John, for real this time, offers meeting

    By Darya Korsunskaya and Andrew Osborn President Vladimir Putin phoned Elton John on Thursday to say he would be ready to meet up for a chat after the British singer requested a meeting to discuss his concerns about gay rights in Russia. Putin’s call came just a week after a pair of Russian comedians tricked John, 68, into thinking he was...

    Egypt to purchase two French Mistral warships initially built for Russia
    Sep24

    Egypt to purchase two French Mistral warships initially built for Russia

    Egypt will purchase the two French Mistral warships initially built for Russia, the French presidential office the Elysee said Wednesday. “Egypt agreed on the principle and the terms of the acquisition of the two Mistral-class amphibious assault ships,” the Elysee said in a press release, Xinhua reported. No details on the terms and...

    EU set for gas talks with Ukraine, Russia Friday: Moscow
    Sep24

    EU set for gas talks with Ukraine, Russia Friday: Moscow

    Russia, Ukraine and the European Union are set to resume gas talks in Brussels on Friday aimed at restoring Russian gas supplies to neighboring Ukraine, the Russian energy minister said Thursday. …read more Source: The Daily...

    Call on the Mauritanian government to stop the trafficking of women workers to Saudi Arabia.
    Sep24

    Call on the Mauritanian government to stop the trafficking of women workers to Saudi Arabia.

    To: Seyedna Ali Ould Mohamed Khouna, Minister of Labour of Mauritania “In solidarity with these women, I urge your government to ensure:1. Safe repatriation free of cost to any workers;2. Payment of salaries and compensation;3. Suspension of the bilateral agreement until it is revised;4. Thorough investigation of the case and effective...

    Ukraine’s pro-Russia rebels stage rare tank exercises
    Sep24

    Ukraine’s pro-Russia rebels stage rare tank exercises

    Ukraine’s pro-Moscow insurgents showed off their military prowess Thursday by launching exercises involving heavy tanks that Kiev claims they had covertly received from Russia …read more Source: The Daily...

    Russia to restart anti-terrorist cooperation with USA
    Sep24

    Russia to restart anti-terrorist cooperation with USA

    US Russian cooperation that had been frozen due to Ukraine conflict has now been reopened dua to the ISIL conflict in Syria …read more Source: World...

    ‘We are preventing a third world war’: the foreigners fighting with Ukrainian rebels | World news
    Sep24

    ‘We are preventing a third world war’: the foreigners fighting with Ukrainian rebels | World news

    Russell Bentley arrived in Donbass in December last year, convinced that the future of humanity depended on the Russia-backed rebels defeating the Ukrainian army – whom he describes as “CIA-backed Nazi scum”. “This is the hope for the future of the world,” said the 55-year-old Texan, during a recent interview in Donetsk, his unlikely new home....

    Russia dispatches humanitarian convoy to Ukraine’s Donbass
    Sep24

    Russia dispatches humanitarian convoy to Ukraine’s Donbass

    Russia has sent its 39th humanitarian aid convoy to the residents of Ukraine’s eastern regions, where an armed conflict is underway between Ukrainian troops and pro-Russia forces. …read more Source: Iran...

    Vladimir Putin: the unlikely father figure for a motherland reinvented
    Sep24

    Vladimir Putin: the unlikely father figure for a motherland reinvented

    In the summer of 2011, the Russian media were summoned to the Black Sea, where an archaeological dive had been under way for some time to explore the ruins of the ancient Greek city of Phanagoria. On that day, though, the diver was not an official member of the Russian Academy of Sciences, but rather the country’s former president, current...

    Russia dispatches humanitarian convoy to Ukraine’s Donbass
    Sep24

    Russia dispatches humanitarian convoy to Ukraine’s Donbass

    Russia sends a humanitarian aid convoy to Ukraine’s crisis-stricken eastern regions. …read more Source:...

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