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Russia Vows Adequate Response to US, EU over Diplomats’ Expulsion
Mar28

Russia Vows Adequate Response to US, EU over Diplomats’ Expulsion

Moscow will give an adequate response to the decision by Washington and a number of Western countries to expel Russian diplomats, Russian Foreign Ministry Spokeswoman Maria Zakharova told reporters on Tuesday. Moscow.- “An adequate response will be given to all steps of the United States and the European Union, which we see,”...

Ukrainian lawmaker stripped of immunity on coup charges
Mar25

Ukrainian lawmaker stripped of immunity on coup charges

MOSCOW (AP) — The Ukrainian parliament has stripped a former military pilot who became a national icon after spending time in a Russian jail of her immunity as a lawmaker on charges of plotting a military coup. In Thursday’s speech to lawmakers, Prosecutor General Yuriy Lutsenko accused Nadiya Savchenko of plotting an attack on parliament...

Ukrainian lawmakers must leave guns outside parliament
Mar23

Ukrainian lawmakers must leave guns outside parliament

MOSCOW (AP) — Ukraine’s parliament on Tuesday approved a bill requiring lawmakers to lock up their guns before entering the chamber. The bill that obliges lawmakers to leave weapons and explosives in lockers follows last week’s statement by Prosecutor General Yuriy Lutsenko, who accused lawmaker Nadiya Savchenko, of plotting an attack...

Doctors to examine US man sought by Poland in Nazi case
Mar19

Doctors to examine US man sought by Poland in Nazi case

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — American authorities are moving ahead with Poland’s request to extradite a 99-year-old Minnesota man to be tried on allegations he was involved in a World War II massacre of civilians, Polish prosecutors said Thursday. Polish authorities issued an arrest warrant last year after opening a case following a series of 2013...

Putin says he approved plan to shoot down plane in 2014
Mar15

Putin says he approved plan to shoot down plane in 2014

MOSCOW (AP) — Russian President Vladimir Putin says he approved of a plan to shoot down a hijacked passenger jet in 2014. A Ukrainian man tried to hijack a Turkey-bound flight and demand that it go to Sochi as the Winter Olympics were about to start there. The pilot instead tricked the man, who was drunk and falsely claimed he had a bomb, and...

Crimea Responds to Threats of Ukrainian Lieutenant
Jan01

Crimea Responds to Threats of Ukrainian Lieutenant

The Crimean government responded to the threatening statements of the former Deputy Chief of the Ukrainian General Staff, Igor Romanenko, who referred to the vulnerability of the Crimean Bridge before possible air strikes and missiles. Moscow.- The Ukrainian authorities can only issue threatening statements, said the deputy of the State Council...

Siblings in Piarco heist granted bail
Dec21

Siblings in Piarco heist granted bail

Rhondor DowlatPublished: Wednesday, December 20, 2017Siblings Kizzy Bernard, 38, and brother Kenol Singh, 32, of Longdenville, Chaguanas, who were charged in connection with the recent 5.5 million heist at the Piarco International Airport, were both yesterday granted bail by a Chaguanas magistrate totalling $.5 million. Bernard, who is eight...

Airport robbery suspect must stay in custody—judge
Dec17

Airport robbery suspect must stay in custody—judge

Derek AchongPublished: Saturday, December 16, 2017A High Court judge has refused a legal challenge from one of the five suspects in last week’s $5.5 million robbery at the Piarco International Airport. Lawyers representing the 32-year-old suspect ofLongdenville filed the habeas corpus writ in the San Fernando High Court on Thursday evening....

U.S. President Signs Massive Defense Policy Bill Worth Nearly $700 Billion
Dec14

U.S. President Signs Massive Defense Policy Bill Worth Nearly $700 Billion

U.S. President Donald Trump has signed into law a massive defense policy bill to bolster the country’s military and modernize its services. Washington.- The National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) was approved with bipartisan support on Tuesday. It is worth nearly 700 billion dollars allocated for the fiscal year 2018. Trump called on...

Russian Foreign Minister Warns About Attempts to Sabotage Gas Project
Nov01

Russian Foreign Minister Warns About Attempts to Sabotage Gas Project

Foreign Minister, Serguei Lavrov, has warned today on some attempts by the European Union (EU) to sabotage the construction of the Nord Stream-2 gas pipeline, to demand more control over the project. Moscow.- We are concerned by the attempts of some forces in the EU to abort the energy dialogue between that regional bloc and our country, Lavrov...

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