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    At least 56 die as Russian trawler sinks in icy seas – Rescuers search for missing crew, survivors
    Apr02

    At least 56 die as Russian trawler sinks in icy seas – Rescuers search for missing crew, survivors

    Trawler the same type as The Dalny Vostok trawler MOSCOW: A fishing trawler sank in freezing waters off Russia’s Far East yesterday, killing at least 56 people and setting off a frantic search for survivors that led to dozens being rescued alive. In the worst such accident in recent Russian history, some 132 people were on board the trawler...

    Council of Europe worried by closing of Crimean TV channel
    Apr02

    Council of Europe worried by closing of Crimean TV channel

    Secretary General Jagland urges Russian authorities to let Crimean Tatar TV station resume broadcasting …read more Source: Anadolu...

    EU to support re-opening of Tatar TV
    Apr02

    EU to support re-opening of Tatar TV

    The European Union considers the shutdown of the Crimean Tatar media a flagrant violation of the right to freedom of expression. Meanwhile, Turkey’s Foreign Minister has slammed …read more Source: World...

    Turkey condemns silencing of Crimean Tatar media outlet
    Apr02

    Turkey condemns silencing of Crimean Tatar media outlet

    Foreign Minister Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu has slammed Russia for silencing the Crimean Tatars’ only television media outlet …read more Source: Hurriyet Daily...

    Pres. Poroshenko to support re-opening of Tatar TV
    Apr02

    Pres. Poroshenko to support re-opening of Tatar TV

    The European Union considers the shutdown of the Crimean Tatar media a flagrant violation of the right to freedom of expression and calls for the restoration of ATR television programs broadcast. The Crimean people deserve easy access to media pluralism,” according to EU. The statement calls for respect for fundamental rights and freedoms...

    U.S. fighter jets to join exercises over Bulgaria
    Apr02

    U.S. fighter jets to join exercises over Bulgaria

    The deployment is part of the U.S. military’s Operation Atlantic Resolve, aimed at demonstrating its commitment to NATO allies in light of Russia’s policy toward Ukraine. Moscow sees such drills in eastern Europe as provocative acts. …read more Source: World...

    Ukraine to buy cheaper Russian gas for next three months
    Apr02

    Ukraine to buy cheaper Russian gas for next three months

    Ukraine has signed an interim deal for cheaper supplies of gas from Russia for the next three months, providing a breathing space for both sides in their protracted wrangle over pricing, Ukrainian energy officials said on Thursday. Previous gas disputes between Ukraine and Russia have affected the European Union, where Gazprom covers a third of...

    Obama Doctrine: Legacy or fallacy?
    Apr02

    Obama Doctrine: Legacy or fallacy?

    In his speech accepting the Nobel Peace Prize awarded to him in December 2009, President Barack Obama said: “I receive this honor with deep gratitude and great humility. It is an award that speaks to our highest aspirations — that for all the cruelty and hardship of our world, we are not mere prisoners of fate. Our actions matter, and can bend...

    At least 54 dead, 15 missing after Russian trawler sinks off Kamchatka
    Apr02

    At least 54 dead, 15 missing after Russian trawler sinks off Kamchatka

    At least 54 crew on a Russian fishing trawler died and 15 were missing after it sank in freezing waters off the Kamchatka Peninsula in the Western Pacific Ocean late on Wednesday, officials in the area said. Sixty-three of the 132 people on board the Dalniy Vostok were rescued with the sea’s temperature near zero degrees Celsius, Viktor...

    Ukraine signs new three-month deal to buy Russian gas – energy ministry
    Apr02

    Ukraine signs new three-month deal to buy Russian gas – energy ministry

    Ukraine has signed a new agreement to buy Russian gas over the next three months at $248 per thousand cubic metres, the Ukrainian energy ministry said in a statement on Thursday. …read more Source: The Daily...

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