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Limited Victory Day Celebrations in Ukraine Shaded by Clashes With Radicals
May10

Limited Victory Day Celebrations in Ukraine Shaded by Clashes With Radicals

MOSCOW (Sputnik) — The scope of official celebrations of the Victory Day was rather limited this year, almost restricting to the country’s President Petro Poroshenko laying flowers at the Grave of an Unknown Soldier in the Park of Eternal Glory in the Ukrainian capital. ‘Immortal regiment’ in Kiev The “Immortal Regiment” march, a...

10 Notable Individuals That Became World Leaders Before They Clocked 40
May09

10 Notable Individuals That Became World Leaders Before They Clocked 40

The recent success recorded by 39-year-old Emmanuel Macron in the French presidential election has brought about the list on individuals that became leaders of their respective countries at tender ages. Emmanuel Macron resoundingly defeated Marine Le Pen, the far-right nationalist who had threatened to pull France out of the European Union if she...

On Victory Day, Putin Calls for International Unity
May09

On Victory Day, Putin Calls for International Unity

Russian President Vladimir Putin on Tuesday told the annual Victory Day parade on Red Square that the horrors of World War II demonstrate the necessity of countries working together to prevent war. Russia celebrates the 1945 defeat of Nazi Germany every May 9 to honor those who fought and died for their country. “This monstrous tragedy was...

Clashes Break Out Between Immortal Regiment Participants, Radicals in Kiev
May09

Clashes Break Out Between Immortal Regiment Participants, Radicals in Kiev

KIEV (Sputnik) – Several thousand people are taking part in the Immortal Regiment commemorative march in Kiev. Ukrainian radicals have announced their intention to derail the campaign. Several dozen Ukrainian nationalists gathered near memorial and were asked by the participants of the Immortal Regiment march to not disturb the laying of the...

Ukraine Bans American Actor Steven Seagal for Five Years
May08

Ukraine Bans American Actor Steven Seagal for Five Years

MINSK, Belarus – Ukraine has banned action film actor Steven Seagal from entering the country for five years. Seagal, an American, was given Russian citizenship by President Vladimir Putin last year in a ceremony shown on state television. He has vocally defended the Russian leader’s policies and criticized the U.S. government. A statement...

Eurovision Contestants Practice; Big Week for Song Contest
May08

Eurovision Contestants Practice; Big Week for Song Contest

MOSCOW– Contestants for this year’s Eurovision contest are holding practices in the Ukrainian capital. Rehearsals have been underway in Kiev since April 30 for the annual song competition that pits performers from across the continent and also includes Australia and Israel. The contest, noted for its cheerfully garish clothes and...

Putin urges Macron to shed mutual distrust and ‘join forces’
May08

Putin urges Macron to shed mutual distrust and ‘join forces’

French president-elect Emmanuel Macron greets supporters during a post-election rally at the Louvre Museum in Paris, on May 7, 2017 © AFP / Eric FEFERBERGMOSCOW, Russian Federation, May 8 – Russian President Vladimir Putin on Monday urged French election winner Emmanuel Macron to bridge deep rifts and work together in the face of the “growing...

Putin urges Macron to shed mutual distrust and ‘join forces’
May08

Putin urges Macron to shed mutual distrust and ‘join forces’

Russian President Vladimir Putin on Monday urged French election winner Emmanuel Macron to bridge deep rifts and work together in the face of the “growing threat of terrorism and violent extremism”. “The citizens of France entrusted you to lead the country in a difficult period for Europe and for the entire world community. The growing threat of...

eNCA | Putin urges Macron to bridge deep rifts and ‘join forces’
May08

eNCA | Putin urges Macron to bridge deep rifts and ‘join forces’

Ties between Russia and France are currently strained as Paris has helped spearhead the West’s punitive response to Moscow over the crisis in Ukraine. …read more Source:...

Centrist Emmanuel Macron Becomes France’s Youngest President
May07

Centrist Emmanuel Macron Becomes France’s Youngest President

French voters elected centrist Emmanuel Macron as the country’s youngest president ever on Sunday, delivering a resounding victory to the unabashedly pro-European former investment banker and strengthening France’s place as a central pillar of the European Union. A crowd of Macron supporters roared with delight at the news, jubilantly...

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