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    Crimea Chose to Join Russia, Compensation to Kiev ‘Out of Question’ – German MP
    Oct12

    Crimea Chose to Join Russia, Compensation to Kiev ‘Out of Question’ – German MP

    MOSCOW (Sputnik) — Crimea’s reunification with Russia was based on the decision of its residents, so Ukraine should not receive any compensation for the territory that seceded after a referendum, Maurer told Sputnik on Wednesday. “Compensation is out of the question. The topic should be closed once and forever,” Maurer, who has been on a...

    ‘Crimean Ice Cream Maker’ From Italy Shares His Impressions of Living in Russia
    Oct12

    ‘Crimean Ice Cream Maker’ From Italy Shares His Impressions of Living in Russia

    Visitors to Lelli’s bar in Crimea’s Sevastopol can taste at least 42 different types of hand-made Italian ice cream, all made to authentic Italian recipes. Q:Do you produce real Italian ice cream? What ingredients do you use? A: Yes, it’s Italian. When Crimea became part of Russia, we started to work with official Russian...

    Study: West Africa at Risk of Ebola, Similar Epidemics
    Oct12

    Study: West Africa at Risk of Ebola, Similar Epidemics

    West Africa is most at risk of fatal hemorrhagic fever epidemics, including Ebola, researchers said Wednesday, calling for greater preparedness to save lives. A study in The Lancet medical journal assessed the likelihood of four viruses — Ebola, Lassa, Marburg and Crimean-Congo — spreading on the continent, charting progress from a first human...

    Norwegian Delegation Plans to Change West’s Perception on ‘Occupation’ of Crimea
    Oct12

    Norwegian Delegation Plans to Change West’s Perception on ‘Occupation’ of Crimea

    “After returning home, we will continue our work and develop relations between Russia and Norway. We will write articles and use our resources to convince people that Crimea is not an occupied territory. People often say that Russia annexed Crimea, but are against it and we will show that Crimea is a part of Russia,” Weber underlined. Meanwhile,...

    Head of Norway’s Delegation Says No Human Rights Violations Found in Crimea
    Oct12

    Head of Norway’s Delegation Says No Human Rights Violations Found in Crimea

    SIMFEROPOL (Sputnik) – The delegation, which included 11 politicians and businessmen from Norway, as well as two German lawmakers, started its week-long visit to Crimea on Thursday. In late September, the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Office (OHCHR) released a report, claiming that human rights violations in Crimea had multiplied since...

    Issue of Russia’s Sovereignty Over Crimea is Closed – Crimean Authorities
    Oct11

    Issue of Russia’s Sovereignty Over Crimea is Closed – Crimean Authorities

    SIMFEROPOL (Sputnik) — The issue of Russia’s sovereignty over Crimea cannot be placed into question by other states, the head of Crimean Government’s Committee for Ethnic Relations Zaur Smirnov told Sputnik Tuesday, commenting on proposal by Czech President Milos Zeman regarding the possibility for Moscow to compensate Kiev...

    Russian Lawmakers Question Ukraine’s Report on Voronenkov’s Murder
    Oct10

    Russian Lawmakers Question Ukraine’s Report on Voronenkov’s Murder

    MOSCOW (Sputnik) — Ukraine’s Prosecutor General Yuri Lutsenko said on Monday that the investigation concluded that the murder was ordered by Vladimir Tyurin, the former partner of Denis Voronenkov’s widow Maria Maksakova. At the same time, Lutsenko indicated that the killing was planned by the Russian Federal Security Service in...

    Russia: Country threatens US media with legal crackdown
    Oct10

    Russia: Country threatens US media with legal crackdown

    Russia on Monday threatened US media operating in the country with new legal restrictions after Kremlin-controlled broadcaster RT complained of persecution by Washington. Russia on Monday threatened US media operating in the country with new legal restrictions after Kremlin-controlled broadcaster RT complained of persecution by Washington.The...

    Norway’s Delegation Seeking Cooperation With Crimea After Visiting Region
    Oct09

    Norway’s Delegation Seeking Cooperation With Crimea After Visiting Region

    SIMFEROPOL (Sputnik) — A Norwegian delegation has expressed its willingness to cooperate with Crimea and establish friendly relations with the Russian region after paying an official visit to the peninsula, member of the Crimean parliament Yury Gempel told Sputnik on Monday. The delegation comprising 11 Norwegian politicians and businessmen, as...

    23-year-old Student Emerges First-ever Miss Wheelchair World
    Oct08

    23-year-old Student Emerges First-ever Miss Wheelchair World

    Miss Belarus Aleksandra Chichikova (C), winner of the Miss Wheelchair World contest beauty pageant, first runner-up Lebohang Monyatsi from South Africa (R) and second runner-up Adriana Zawadzinska of Poland react after the award in Warsaw. PHOTO: WOJTEK RADWANSKI / AFPA psychology student from Belarus, Aleksandra Chichikova, has won Miss...

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