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    234 Years of Naval Glory, and Counting: Russian Black Sea Fleet Marks Birthday
    May13

    234 Years of Naval Glory, and Counting: Russian Black Sea Fleet Marks Birthday

    Following Crimea’s absorption into the Russian Empire in 1783, it quickly became apparent to Empress Catherine the Great that the peninsula on the Black Sea required a fleet to defend it. Ahtiar Bay, a sparsely populated area located in the southwest of the peninsula, was chosen to serve as the base for the fleet, and it was here that the...

    Global cyber attack slows but experts see risk of fresh strikes
    May13

    Global cyber attack slows but experts see risk of fresh strikes

    A global cyber attack forced a European carmaker to halt some production lines, hit Russian computers with more than half of suspected infections, struck schools in China and hospitals in Indonesia, though it appeared to be dying down on Saturday. Capitalising on spying tools believed to have been developed by the U.S. National Security Agency,...

    Not as Rosy as Painted: Why EU Visa-Free Regime Will Soon Infuriate Ukrainians
    May13

    Not as Rosy as Painted: Why EU Visa-Free Regime Will Soon Infuriate Ukrainians

    In an interview with Sputnik, Mikhail Pogrebinsky, head of the Kiev-based Center for Political and Conflict Resolution Studies, suggested that the numerous problems Ukrainians will face after entering the EU will lead to widespread disillusionment about their country’s visa-free regime with the EU. On Thursday, the EU Council approved the...

    Internship Opportunities in Kenya – Copywriter
    May12

    Internship Opportunities in Kenya – Copywriter

    Copywriter Internship The Genesis Technology Partners is one of the world’s leading digital media service providers, delivering an extensive portfolio of large, fast-growing digital projects in different continents. A global web and mobile enterprise, its reach is rooted across Russia, Ukraine, Asia and Africa through its subsidiary arms....

    Health Tourists From 64 Countries Visited Crimea in 2016
    May12

    Health Tourists From 64 Countries Visited Crimea in 2016

    YALTA (Russia) (Sputnik) – Despite Western sanctions against Crimea, health tourists hailing from 64 countries across the globe visited the peninsula in 2016, head of the Crimean Parliament’s Committee on Health-Resort Complex and Tourism Alexey Chernyak said on Friday. “Last year, people from 64 countries visited Crimea to receive medical...

    Inevitable Punishment: Russia Opens Criminal Cases Over Kiev Killing Civilians
    May12

    Inevitable Punishment: Russia Opens Criminal Cases Over Kiev Killing Civilians

    MOSCOW (Sputnik) — Russia’s Investigative Committee has opened new criminal cases over the shelling of Donbass by the Ukrainian army in early May, the committee’s spokeswoman, Svetlana Petrenko, said Friday. “Russia’s Investigative Committee… established new facts of Ukrainian soldiers carrying out artillery shelling of...

    After South Africa, Ukraine Turns to US to Get Coal Supplies
    May12

    After South Africa, Ukraine Turns to US to Get Coal Supplies

    KIEV (Sputnik) — Ukraine will discuss with US experts the possibility of coal imports from the United States soon, Energy Minister Igor Nasalik said Thursday, the day Ukraine had extended its energy emergency for another month. “Most of the contracts we have [on coal imports] were signed with South Africa… Today, there are some coal deliverers...

    eNCA | Trump urges peace between Russia and Ukraine
    May12

    eNCA | Trump urges peace between Russia and Ukraine

    Trump tweeted images after the White House had been left fuming when Russian Embassy published photos of his closed-door meeting with Lavrov. …read more Source:...

    Schengen: EU approves visa-free travel for Ukrainians
    May11

    Schengen: EU approves visa-free travel for Ukrainians

    Ukrainians have been allowed to make visa-free travel to the European Union’s Schengen Area, amid tensions between the Western-backed country and Russia. Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko said on Thursday that the EU had finally decided to approve Ukraine’s years-long bid to obtain visa-free travel for its citizens to Schengen...

    Eurovision winner Jamala: We can’t ignore politics
    May10

    Eurovision winner Jamala: We can’t ignore politics

    As the Eurovision Song Contest finals approach, last year’s winner, Ukraine’s Jamala, told DW about the politics of the music spectacle. She also explained why she’s worried about the future of Crimea. …read more Source:...

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