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    In Ukraine: One dead after blasts at arms depot
    Mar24

    In Ukraine: One dead after blasts at arms depot

    The fire erupted at the munitions depot in the town of Balakliya in the Kiev-controlled part of eastern Ukraine. Ukraine on Friday said that one person has died as a result of a fire that broke out at an arms depot in the country’s east, sparking explosions and forcing a mass evacuation.Ukrainian authorities have blamed the fire, which...

    Marine Le Pen: French presidential candidate urges cooperation with Russia against ‘terrorism’
    Mar24

    Marine Le Pen: French presidential candidate urges cooperation with Russia against ‘terrorism’

    She is among the European politicians who have called for closer ties with Russian President Vladimir Putin. French far-right leader and presidential candidate Marine Le Pen called for a rapprochement with Russia in the fight against terrorism during a meeting with Russian lawmakers in Moscow on Friday.”I am in favour of developing...

    France’s Marine Le Pen urges end to Russia sanctions
    Mar24

    France’s Marine Le Pen urges end to Russia sanctions

    France’s far-right presidential candidate Marine Le Pen has called for the lifting of EU sanctions on Russia, during a visit to Moscow., The National Front (FN) leader called for closer French-Russian ties at a meeting in Russia’s lower house of parliament, the Duma. She told its speaker sanctions over Russia’s annexation of...

    In Ukraine: Govt struggles to contain arms depot fire, blames ‘sabotage’
    Mar24

    In Ukraine: Govt struggles to contain arms depot fire, blames ‘sabotage’

    As of Thursday afternoon 20,000 people living within a 10-kilometre (six-mile) radius of the depot had been evacuated. Ukraine said Thursday that a fire raging at a munitions depot in the country’s east, which the military blamed on an “act of sabotage”, could continue for up to a week.As of Thursday afternoon 20,000 people...

    Politics: Paul Manafort is at the center of the Trump-Russia investigation — here’s what you need to know about him
    Mar24

    Politics: Paul Manafort is at the center of the Trump-Russia investigation — 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 under fire amid new reports that he secretly worked to advance Russian interests for years before he joined Trump’s presidential campaign last April....

    Politics: Paul Manafort is now at the center of the Trump-Russia investigation — here’s everything you need to know about him
    Mar24

    Politics: Paul Manafort is now at the center of the Trump-Russia investigation — here’s everything 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? President Donald Trump’s former campaign chairman, Paul Manafort, is under fire amid new reports that he secretly worked to advance Russian interests for years before he joined Trump’s presidential campaign last...

    Police: Exiled former Russian lawmaker shot dead in Kiev
    Mar23

    Police: Exiled former Russian lawmaker shot dead in Kiev

    Former MP Denis Voronenkov was killed by an assailant who is now in hospital after being wounded by Voronenkov’s bodyguard during the incident. …read more Source: Eyewitness...

    Kremlin critic Voronenkov killed in Kyiv
    Mar23

    Kremlin critic Voronenkov killed in Kyiv

    Russian opposition politician Denis Voronenkov has been shot dead in Kyiv. He was a key witness in a case against former Ukrainian Prime Minister Viktor Yanukovych. …read more Source:...

    Putin: Kremlin hopes Kiev’s Eurovision ban ‘will be reconsidered’
    Mar23

    Putin: Kremlin hopes Kiev’s Eurovision ban ‘will be reconsidered’

    The Kremlin said Thursday that it hoped Kiev would reconsider its decision to ban a Russian singer from the Eurovision Song Contest over a past performance in Russia-annexed Crimea. The Kremlin said Thursday that it hoped Kiev would reconsider its decision to ban a Russian singer from the Eurovision Song Contest over a past performance in...

    In Belarus: President allegedly orders arrest of 17 opposition activists
    Mar23

    In Belarus: President allegedly orders arrest of 17 opposition activists

    A total of 17 opposition activists have been arrested in Belarus in recent days as authoritarian President Alexander Lukashenko cracks down on opponents following a wave of major protests, a local rights group said Thursday. A total of 17 opposition activists have been arrested in Belarus in recent days as authoritarian President Alexander...

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