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    Kremlin blasts Eurovision   for dropping Russia
    Apr15

    Kremlin blasts Eurovision for dropping Russia

    MOSCOW: Moscow on Friday denounced the decision by Eurovision Song Contest organisers to drop Russia from this year’s contest, following a row with hosts Ukraine. Russia’s state-run Channel One said on Thursday it would not broadcast the event, after rejecting proposals for contestant Yulia Samoilova to take part via video link or be...

    Kremlin raps Eurovision for dropping Russia this year
    Apr14

    Kremlin raps Eurovision for dropping Russia this year

    Moscow has denounced the decision by Eurovision Song Contest organisers to drop Russia from this year’s contest, following a row with hosts Ukraine.Russia’s state-run Channel One said yesterday that it would not broadcast the event, after rejecting proposals for contestant Yulia Samoilova to take part via video link or be replaced,...

    Trump steps into Putin’s Syrian backyard
    Apr14

    Trump steps into Putin’s Syrian backyard

    Last week’s chemical attack on the rebel-held Syrian city of Khan Sheikhoun compelled US President Donald Trump to strike for the first time at Syrian President Bashar al-Assad’s forces.With the bombing of an air base in western Syria, the Trump administration stepped into a gaping power vacuum in the Middle East.But what, if...

    Kremlin furious at Eurovision dropping Russia over Ukraine spat
    Apr14

    Kremlin furious at Eurovision dropping Russia over Ukraine spat

    Kiev, as winner of last year’s contest, refuses to host Russian contestant because she previously performed in Russian-annexed Crimea …read more Source: The Times of...

    Russia to boycott Eurovision song contest due to Ukraine row
    Apr14

    Russia to boycott Eurovision song contest due to Ukraine row

    Russia’s state broadcaster has said it will boycott this year’s Eurovision song contest after the host country, Ukraine, said it would bar entry to the Russian contestant and Moscow rejected two possible compromises suggested by the organizers …read more Source: The Daily...

    Russia to boycott Eurovision song contest due to Ukraine row
    Apr14

    Russia to boycott Eurovision song contest due to Ukraine row

    …read more Source: The Jerusalem...

    Russian Jews leave Israel
    Apr14

    Russian Jews leave Israel

    Many of the Russian-Jews, who arrived to the Jewish State in the early 1990s, left Israel in recent years, heading back to their home country, or seeking new pastures, Israel’s Haaretz reported yesterday. Liza Rozovsky, a Russian-Jewish who came to Israel as part of the main migration wave, has conducted several interviews with Russians in...

    Ukraine marks three years of separatist war
    Apr14

    Ukraine marks three years of separatist war

    Kiev: A bloodied Ukraine marks three years on Thursday since it launched a campaign against Russian-backed eastern separatists that now looks like an interminable conflict whose terms are dictated by the Kremlin. More than 10,000 people have died in Europe’s only war zone in that time – a figure unimaginable when Kiev was riding the...

    Hopes fade for those trapped in Ukraine war
    Apr13

    Hopes fade for those trapped in Ukraine war

    After three years of war, Irina and her husband Arkady have all but lost hope of ever seeing the day the big guns fall silent and Ukraine becomes whole again. The middle-aged couple live in the shelled-out northern outskirts of the Russian-backed separatist rebels’ de-facto capital city of Donetsk in the eastern industrial heartland of the...

    Bloodied Ukraine marks three years of separatist war
    Apr13

    Bloodied Ukraine marks three years of separatist war

    More than 10,000 people have died in Europe’s only war zone in that time …read more Source: Gulf...

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