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    Czar Bust in Crimea Reportedly Appears to Shed Tears
    Mar05

    Czar Bust in Crimea Reportedly Appears to Shed Tears

    Russian news reports say curious and pious people are visiting a bust of the last czar in the Crimean capital after reports spread that the sculpture appeared to be weeping. The bust of Nicholas II was erected near the Crimean prosecutor’s office in Simferopol in 2016, two years after Russia annexed the peninsula from Ukraine. Nicholas II,...

    Ukraine v. Russia: A potential game-changing lawsuit comes before the ICJ
    Mar05

    Ukraine v. Russia: A potential game-changing lawsuit comes before the ICJ

    Hearings are set to begin at the International Court of Justice (ICJ) in Ukraine’s suit against Russia. Kiev claims Moscow employed terrorism in its Donbass region and has mistreated Crimea’s minorities. …read more Source:...

    HUYU NDIYE ANAYUMBISHA URAIS WA TRUMP
    Mar05

    HUYU NDIYE ANAYUMBISHA URAIS WA TRUMP

    WASHINGTON, MAREKANI TANGU Novemba 8 alipotangazwa kushinda kiti cha urais wa Marekani, Donald Trump alitajwa kusaidiwa kwa karibu na Serikali ya Urusi. Awali ilikuwa tetesi juu ya uhusiano wa karibu kati ya Trump na Rais wa Urusi, Vladimir Putin. Mara kadhaa timu ya kampeni ya Trump ilikanusha suala hilo, lakini hali imekuwa ngumu sana. Wananchi...

    Agencies: Pirates in Nigeria Release Russian, Ukrainian Sailors
    Mar05

    Agencies: Pirates in Nigeria Release Russian, Ukrainian Sailors

    Nigerian pirates have released seven Russian and one Ukrainian sailors after they were captured last month on the cargo ship the BBC Caribbean, Russian news agencies reported on Sunday, citing a human rights activist in Crimea. The sailors were released after talks between the owners of the ship and pirates. Interfax news agency quoted human...

    British foreign minister to visit Russia to discuss differences
    Mar04

    British foreign minister to visit Russia to discuss differences

    LONDON – Britain’s foreign secretary Boris Johnson will go to Moscow in the coming weeks to discuss the differences between the two countries over Syria and Ukraine, the Foreign Office said on Saturday, in the first such visit for five years., Britain backed sanctions against Russia in response to its annexation of Crimea in 2014, and...

    British foreign minister to visit Russia to discuss differences
    Mar04

    British foreign minister to visit Russia to discuss differences

    Britain’s foreign secretary Boris Johnson will go to Moscow to discuss the differences over Syria and Ukraine. …read more Source: Eyewitness...

    Telefonica is set to acquire UK geolocation data startup Statiq for $4.2 million, sources say (TEF)
    Mar04

    Telefonica is set to acquire UK geolocation data startup Statiq for $4.2 million, sources say (TEF)

    The Spanish telecoms giant is boosting its advertising division. Spanish telecoms company Telefonica is in talks to acquire the British mobile geolocation data startup Statiq for $4.2 million (£3.5 million), according to multiple industry sources. Not all the paperwork has been signed but deal is likely to be announced as soon as this month...

    Russia Controversy Persists Amid New Revelations About Trump Administration
    Mar03

    Russia Controversy Persists Amid New Revelations About Trump Administration

    President Donald Trump’s administration continues to grapple with new revelations of previously undisclosed meetings with Russian Ambassador Sergei Kislyak, following U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions’ admission that he met twice with Kislyak during last year’s presidential campaign and failed to disclose those talks during...

    Russian ambassador at center of Sessions firestorm did not attend corresponding Democratic convention event
    Mar03

    Russian ambassador at center of Sessions firestorm did not attend corresponding Democratic convention event

    Sergey Kislyak did not attend a corresponding Democratic National Committee event to one he attended at the Republican National Convention in Cleveland. Russian ambassador Sergey Kislyak did not attend a corresponding Democratic National Committee event to one he attended at the Republican National Convention in Cleveland, where he held an...

    Russia’s US Ambassador an Unlikely Figure at Center of Controversy
    Mar03

    Russia’s US Ambassador an Unlikely Figure at Center of Controversy

    Russia’s ambassador to the United States, Sergey Kislyak, is a low-key veteran diplomat who associates say is one of the most unlikely diplomats to wind up in the center of controversy. Kislyak, whose conversations with close associates of U.S. President Donald Trump have repeatedly embarrassed the new administration, is 66 years old,...

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