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    Angela Merkel: Germany confirms 2 nationals killed in Egypt attack
    Jul15

    Angela Merkel: Germany confirms 2 nationals killed in Egypt attack

    Berlin on Saturday said two women who were killed after being stabbed in an Egyptian beach resort were German nationals, confirming earlier reports. Berlin on Saturday said two women who were killed after being stabbed in an Egyptian beach resort were German nationals, confirming earlier reports.”We can now sadly confirm that two German...

    Western Countries Blocking UNESCO Contacts With Crimea Heritage Sites
    Jul15

    Western Countries Blocking UNESCO Contacts With Crimea Heritage Sites

    PARIS (Sputnik) – “I was recently asked if UNESCO has allegedly taken a decision not to maintain the contacts [with Crimea.] This is not true. The UNESCO Secretariat has not taken any particular decisions on the issue,” Kuznetsov said after the 41st session of the UNESCO World Heritage Committee held in the Polish city of Krakow. Kuznetsov noted...

    World: Two tourists killed in Egypt resort knife attack were German
    Jul15

    World: Two tourists killed in Egypt resort knife attack were German

    Two tourists killed in a knife attack on an Egyptian Red Sea resort on Friday were Germans, not Ukrainians as originally identified, Major Gen. …read more Source: Standard...

    CPJ Calls on Ukraine Authorities to Stop Harassing Radio Vesti Reporters
    Jul15

    CPJ Calls on Ukraine Authorities to Stop Harassing Radio Vesti Reporters

    WASHINGTON (Sputnik) — “We call on Ukrainian authorities to cease harassing Radio Vesti journalists and to cease violating the integrity of their communications with sources,” CPJ Executive Director Joel Simon said in the release. Earlier on Friday, Radio Vesti said the Ukrainian special services were conducting searches in its offices in Kiev...

    New Life for Chernobyl? Ukraine, France Might Build Giant Solar Park at the Site
    Jul15

    New Life for Chernobyl? Ukraine, France Might Build Giant Solar Park at the Site

    According to a recent Bloomberg report, Ukraine is in talks with one of France’s largest energy companies, Engie SA, about building a giant, billion-euro ($1.25 billion) solar park in the uninhabited radioactive zone surrounding the abandoned Chernobyl nuclear reactor. Ukraine’s Minister of Ecology, Ostap Semerak, said that Engie SA...

    What are Russia’s Zapad war games?
    Jul14

    What are Russia’s Zapad war games?

    Russia’s military is preparing to hold its biggest war games in several years, dubbed Zapad-2017. NATO’s eastern members are alarmed by these plans, and claim similar drills preceded clashes in Georgia and Crimea. …read more Source:...

    Politics: Paul Manafort was in the Russian lawyer meeting with Jared Kushner and Donald Trump Jr. — here’s what you need to know about him
    Jul14

    Politics: Paul Manafort was in the Russian lawyer meeting with Jared Kushner and Donald Trump Jr. — here’s what you need to know about him

    Who is Paul Manafort? And what does he have to do with investigations into ties between the Trump campaign and Russia? Paul Manafort, President Trump’s former campaign chairman, is in the center of a Russia controversy yet again as he was revealed to have been in a meeting with a Russian lawyer that has come under scrutiny. More details...

    Knife attacker kills two Ukrainian tourists in Egyptian resort – sources
    Jul14

    Knife attacker kills two Ukrainian tourists in Egyptian resort – sources

    The attacker had swum from a nearby public beach to access the holiday resort in Hurghada, some 400 km south of Cairo. …read more Source: Eyewitness...

    NATO’s Attitude Toward Ukraine Contributes to Deadlock Over Situation in Donbas
    Jul14

    NATO’s Attitude Toward Ukraine Contributes to Deadlock Over Situation in Donbas

    BRUSSELS (Sputnik) — NATO’s actions in Ukraine are possibly aimed at encouraging Ukrainian authorities to continue its rigid policy and preventing the situation in Donbas of overcoming the impasse, Russian Permanent Representative to NATO Alexander Grushko said Thursday. “There is a danger that steps taken by NATO members in Ukraine for the...

    Politics: Here’s how many countries buy military equipment from Russia
    Jul14

    Politics: Here’s how many countries buy military equipment from Russia

    The figures are based on a newly released Defense Intelligence Agency report. In late June, the Defense Intelligence Agency released a lengthy unclassified report on the Russian military for the first time since 1991, and it contained an interesting detail about Russian military-hardware exports. Russia sells military hardware to about 70...

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