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    Putin hosts Modi at Russia’s economic showcase
    Jun01

    Putin hosts Modi at Russia’s economic showcase

    Russian President Vladimir Putin hosts Indian premier Narendra Modi on Thursday on the sidelines of the Kremlin’s annual economic forum, as Moscow looks to burnish a fragile recovery despite tensions with the West. Modi and Putin will meet on the third leg of the Indian leader’s four-nation tour of Europe with the pair looking to...

    World Ignores Displaced Africans, Aid Agency Protests
    Jun01

    World Ignores Displaced Africans, Aid Agency Protests

    The world pays the least attention to humanitarian crises when they force Africans from their homes, dashing hopes of peace, hindering reconstruction and increasing the risk of radicalization, an aid agency said Thursday. Central African Republic topped the Norwegian Refugee Council’s (NRC) annual list of neglected displacement crises. It...

    Crimea to Bring Dozen of Investment Projects to St. Petersburg Economic Forum
    Jun01

    Crimea to Bring Dozen of Investment Projects to St. Petersburg Economic Forum

    YALTA (Sputnik) — Crimea’s government said Wednesday it was going to roll out a dozen of investment projects at the St. Petersburg International Economic Forum (SPIEF). “We will present around 10 investment projects and 20 investment platforms,” the Black Sea republic’s government said in a statement. The region hopes to attract funds...

    Kiev-led Troops Received Orders to Donbass Ceasefire for Next 24 Hours – HQ
    Jun01

    Kiev-led Troops Received Orders to Donbass Ceasefire for Next 24 Hours – HQ

    KIEV (Sputnik) — The Ukrainian military received an order banning the use of all types of weapons and ammunition for 24 hours, the press center of the headquarters of Kiev’s military operation in eastern Ukraine said Wednesday. “On May 31, the leadership of the Ukrainian armed forces ordered commanders of all levels to prohibit the use of...

    DPR Rep Confirms Agreement With Ukraine on Donbass Truce From June 1
    May31

    DPR Rep Confirms Agreement With Ukraine on Donbass Truce From June 1

    DONETSK (Sputnik) — The previous agreement on the ceasefire regime in Donbass stipulated truce during Easter celebrations. “An agreement was reached with the Ukrainian side on an indefinite cessation of fire from 00:00 [Moscow time] on June 1,” Yakubov said. The Donbass conflict erupted in April 2014 as a local counter-reaction to the...

    In Ukraine: Doctor pioneering ‘three-parent’ babies
    May31

    In Ukraine: Doctor pioneering ‘three-parent’ babies

    A 34-year-old woman tried to have a baby for 15 years before she turned to a pioneering doctor in Ukraine and a groundbreaking but ethically disputed "three-parent" procedure. A 34-year-old woman tried to have a baby for 15 years before she turned to a pioneering doctor in Ukraine and a groundbreaking but ethically disputed...

    Dutch Parliament Ratifies EU-Ukraine Association, Trade Deal
    May31

    Dutch Parliament Ratifies EU-Ukraine Association, Trade Deal

    MOSCOW (Sputnik) — The Dutch parliament has finally ratified an EU-Ukraine association and free trade deal, stalled since April 2016, when the majority of Dutch voters rejected the deal during a referendum. Earlier in the day, a Dutch senate official told RIA Novosti that the number of “yes” votes in the 75-member upper house was double that of...

    Politics: Trump’s personal attorney is now in the crosshairs of the House and Senate Russia probes
    May30

    Politics: Trump’s personal attorney is now in the crosshairs of the House and Senate Russia probes

    The congressional intelligence committees asked Donald Trump's personal attorney, Michael Cohen, to provide information about contacts with Russian officials. The House and Senate intelligence committees have asked President Donald Trump’s personal attorney, Michael Cohen, to provide information about his contacts with Russian...

    Politics: Trump’s personal attorney is now in the crosshairs of the Senate’s Russia probe
    May30

    Politics: Trump’s personal attorney is now in the crosshairs of the Senate’s Russia probe

    The Senate Intelligence Committee asked President Donald Trump's personal attorney, Michael Cohen, to provide information about his contacts with Russian officials. The Senate Intelligence Committee has asked President Donald Trump’s personal attorney, Michael Cohen, to provide information about his contacts with Russian officials as...

    76 Percent of Ukrainians Believe Country Moving in Wrong Direction – Poll
    May30

    76 Percent of Ukrainians Believe Country Moving in Wrong Direction – Poll

    MOSCOW (Sputnik) – The survey, carried out by the Sociological Group Rating, showed that 76 percent of respondents think Ukraine is moving in the wrong direction, which compares to the 13 percent who consider the country’s course to be right. The survey noted that 1 in 10 respondents had no answer to the question. According to the poll,...

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