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    EP Member: Czech President’s Stance on Crimea Being Part of Russia ‘Realistic’
    Oct20

    EP Member: Czech President’s Stance on Crimea Being Part of Russia ‘Realistic’

    MOSCOW (Sputnik) — Czech President Milos Zeman was “realistic” in saying that Crimea is part of Russia and the peninsula was transferred to Ukraine within the Soviet Union only several decades ago, member of the European Parliament Jaromir Kohlicek told Sputnik. Earlier in October, Zeman said that he saw a possibility for Moscow to compensate...

    SUV Rams Into Crowd of People in Ukraine’s Eastern City of Kharkiv
    Oct19

    SUV Rams Into Crowd of People in Ukraine’s Eastern City of Kharkiv

    A Lexus SUV has rammed into a crowd of people in the center of Kharkiv, Ukraine, according to reports by local law enforcement. Five people were killed and six injured in the accident, which took place at Sumskaya St. Смертельное ДТП в центре #Харьков’а: автомобиль влетел в толпу пешеходов ᐉ https://t.co/ozNU26oDpZ...

    Ukraine Protesters Set Up Tent Camp Outside Parliament
    Oct18

    Ukraine Protesters Set Up Tent Camp Outside Parliament

    Hundreds of disgruntled Ukrainian activists gathered on Wednesday in a tent camp outside parliament to demand a more forceful fight against government graft. Some had spent the night there following a rally on Tuesday that drew nearly 5,000 people and saw calls for President Petro Poroshenko to resign. The protesters have set up several dozen...

    Turkey seeks extradition of German citizen in Ukraine – media
    Oct18

    Turkey seeks extradition of German citizen in Ukraine – media

    A German man has been detained in Ukraine on an Interpol arrest warrant, according to reports. Turkey claims he was involved in two murders but Germany previously denied his extradition over “serious doubts” in the case. …read more Source:...

    UN Report: Inequality, Denial of Reproductive Rights Threaten Development
    Oct17

    UN Report: Inequality, Denial of Reproductive Rights Threaten Development

    A U.N. report warns gender inequality and the denial of reproductive rights and family planning threatens development goals, weakens national economies and will undermine efforts to eliminate poverty by 2030. In its annual State of World Population report, the U.N. Population Fund (UNFPA) describes the poorest women in most developing countries...

    Head of Norway’s Delegation: ‘Crimea Legitimate Part of Russia’
    Oct17

    Head of Norway’s Delegation: ‘Crimea Legitimate Part of Russia’

    MOSCOW (Sputnik) — Hendrik Weber, the head of Norwegian delegation to Crimea, has told Sputnik about the aims of the visit. “My wife Mette and I were here [in Crimea] last year as members of a German delegation. We were here as the leaders of the first official Norwegian delegation since 2014. We are working for a good dialogue between Russia and...

    Head of Norway’s Delegation: ‘Crimea Legitimate Part of Russia’
    Oct17

    Head of Norway’s Delegation: ‘Crimea Legitimate Part of Russia’

    MOSCOW (Sputnik) — Hendrik Weber, the head of Norwegian delegation to Crimea, has told Sputnik about the aims of the visit. “My wife Mette and I were here [in Crimea] last year as members of a German delegation. We were here as the leaders of the first official Norwegian delegation since 2014. We are working for a good dialogue between Russia and...

    Four die as plane crashes off Ivory Coast
    Oct15

    Four die as plane crashes off Ivory Coast

    Four Moldovan nationals were killed on Saturday when a transport plane chartered by the French army crashed off Ivory Coast, firefighters said. Another six people were injured in the crash of the Antonov aircraft which had 10 people on board, firefighter Colonel Issa Sakho told local television. Four French nationals were among the injured, a...

    Four Dead As French Army-chartered Plane Crashes 
    Oct14

    Four Dead As French Army-chartered Plane Crashes 

    French soldiers stand on the beach of Port-Bouet in Abidjan near the wreckage of a cargo plane that crashed off Ivory Coast, killing four, on October 14, 2017. PHOTO: AFP//ISSOUF SANOGO Four Moldovan nationals were killed and three French soldiers hurt on Saturday when a transport plane chartered by France’s army crashed off Ivory Coast,...

    Ukraine’s Education Law Specifically Targets Russian Language – Russian Senator
    Oct14

    Ukraine’s Education Law Specifically Targets Russian Language – Russian Senator

    MOSCOW (Sputnik) — Ukraine’s recently adopted education language law was initially aimed at violating the rights of the Russian-speaking minority, which is confirmed by the fact that EU member states’ languages have seen significant concessions, the chairman of the Russian parliament’s upper house’s Foreign Affairs...

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