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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...

News24.com | Ukraine accuses Russia of ‘terrorism’ in top UN court
Mar06

News24.com | Ukraine accuses Russia of ‘terrorism’ in top UN court

Ukraine urged the UN’s top court to help bring stability to its war-torn east by seeking to convince judges that Russia is “sponsoring terrorism” in its conflict against separatist pro-Russian rebels. …read more Source:...

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...

European Union: Anti-trust authorities approves Hungary’s Russian-backed nuclear plant
Mar06

European Union: Anti-trust authorities approves Hungary’s Russian-backed nuclear plant

The approval removes the last roadblock to the 12.5 billion euro ($13.2 billion) expansion of Hungary's only nuclear facility. EU anti-trust authorities on Monday approved a controversial nuclear expansion project in Hungary that is heavily backed by Russia.The approval removes the last roadblock to the 12.5 billion euro ($13.2 billion)...

Nigerian Navy rescues Russian, Ukrainian sailors from pirates
Mar06

Nigerian Navy rescues Russian, Ukrainian sailors from pirates

Seven Russian sailors and one Ukrainian national who were kidnapped last month off the coast of Nigeria have been freed, the Nigerian navy said on Monday. “The foreign sailors, including seven… …read more Source:...

Boris Johnson: Russia ‘up to no good’ with its meddling, says British foreign minister
Mar06

Boris Johnson: Russia ‘up to no good’ with its meddling, says British foreign minister

Johnson said this as he arrived for an EU foreign and defence ministers meeting in Brussels. Russia must halt “unacceptable” meddling in other countries, especially the Balkans and Ukraine, for there to be any chance of a fresh start with the West, British foreign minister Boris Johnson said Monday.”Let us be very clear, Russia...

UN: Ukraine to accuse Russia of ‘terrorism’ in top court
Mar06

UN: Ukraine to accuse Russia of ‘terrorism’ in top court

Kiev will seek to convince the UN's top court Monday that Moscow is "sponsoring terrorism" in a bloody conflict involving separatist pro-Russian rebels, as tensions escalate in war-torn eastern Ukraine. Kiev will seek to convince the UN’s top court Monday that Moscow is “sponsoring terrorism” in a bloody conflict...

Brexit: Big 4 meet to seek impetus on EU’s strength
Mar06

Brexit: Big 4 meet to seek impetus on EU’s strength

The heads of continental Europe's biggest economies meet in the gilded splendour of the Palace of Versailles on Monday, seeking ways of strengthening an EU facing Britain's exit and mounting populism. The heads of continental Europe’s biggest economies meet in the gilded splendour of the Palace of Versailles on Monday, seeking...

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:...

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