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    Russian Officials Cautious on How to Mark 1917 Revolution Centenary
    Mar07

    Russian Officials Cautious on How to Mark 1917 Revolution Centenary

    Russia this year is marking 100 years since the Russian Revolution ended the country’s monarchy, an event that led to the creation of the Soviet Union, a communist regime that for much of the 20th century ruled an empire. Despite the significant anniversary, Russian authorities have been cautious about how to observe it, apparently fearful...

    Russian Media Tries to Link Georgia’s EU Visa Waiver to Refugee Camps
    Mar07

    Russian Media Tries to Link Georgia’s EU Visa Waiver to Refugee Camps

    Last week, just days after the southern Caucasus nation of Georgia celebrated its newly awarded visa-free travel access to 30 EU countries, Russian news outlets began reporting a different story. Georgia’s visa liberalization wasn’t the result of Tblisi’s successful, long-planned reforms targeting European integration, Russian...

    $74 Million Fraud Case Reaches Kyiv Court
    Mar07

    $74 Million Fraud Case Reaches Kyiv Court

    A Kyiv court set bail Monday for the former head of Ukraine’s tax service who had recently been named a suspect in a major corruption case involving the embezzlement of approximately $74 million. The case against Roman Nasirov is seen by some as the first real test of the country’s new National Anti-Corruption Bureau...

    EU Clears Russian Nuclear Reactor Project in Hungary
    Mar07

    EU Clears Russian Nuclear Reactor Project in Hungary

    European regulators on Monday cleared Hungary to expand its Paks nuclear plant, approving a project that will extend Russia’s influence over the energy policy of a state that has actively promoted its interests within the EU. Budapest signed a 12 billion euros ($12.7 billion) deal for two new reactors with Russia in 2014, to be built by...

    Russia’s Monarchy a Sensitive Issue as February Revolution Centenary Marked
    Mar07

    Russia’s Monarchy a Sensitive Issue as February Revolution Centenary Marked

    On March 8, 100 years ago, a revolution erupted in Saint Petersburg that ended the monarchy in Russia and set up a provisional government that was overthrown by the Bolsheviks just months later. That led to the rise of the Soviet Union and the spread of communism globally. But there are still Russians today who defend the monarchy as sacred, and...

    Ukraine Asks UN Judges to Order Russia to Stop Aiding Rebels
    Mar06

    Ukraine Asks UN Judges to Order Russia to Stop Aiding Rebels

    Ukraine asked the United Nations’ highest court on Monday to order Russia to stop funding and equipping pro-Russian separatists, at the start of a hearing where it hopes to prove Moscow is breaking international law. Russia denies sending troops or military equipment to eastern Ukraine and is expected to challenge the basis of the case...

    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...

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