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Kiev Court Extends Custody of Abducted Russian Serviceman Until July 13
Apr27

Kiev Court Extends Custody of Abducted Russian Serviceman Until July 13

KIEV (Sputnik) — The court ruled in March to extend Baranov’s custody until May 15. “The judges decided to extend Baranov’s detention period until July 13,”the judge said. In November 2016, the Russian Defense Ministry said that Baranov and another serviceman Maxim Odintsov were kidnapped and whisked across the border to the Mykolaiv...

Defeat nothing to be scared of, Klitschko tells Joshua
Apr27

Defeat nothing to be scared of, Klitschko tells Joshua

Wladimir Klitschko told IBF world heavyweight champion Anthony Joshua defeat was “nothing to be scared of” at a packed news conference ahead of their sell-out title fight at Wembley Stadium on Saturday. Ukrainian Klitschko, 41, said he was obsessed with reclaiming the heavyweight titles he lost against Britain’s Tyson Fury in November 2015...

Joshua vs Klitschko: Pambano tajiri zaidi kuwahi kutokea UK
Apr27

Joshua vs Klitschko: Pambano tajiri zaidi kuwahi kutokea UK

Jumamosi hii dunia ya masumbwi itasimama kwa muda kuangalia pambano la uzito wa juu kati ya Bondia kinda wa kiiingereza Anthony Joshua dhidi ya mbabe wa Ukraine Vladimir Klitschko.Pambano hili linategemea kuweka rekodi ya kuwa pambano litakaloingiza hela nyingi zaidi katika historia nchini Uingereza – inategemea litatengeneza angalau £50m...

Brussels to Keep Denying Crimean Self-Determination Until Trump Says Otherwise
Apr27

Brussels to Keep Denying Crimean Self-Determination Until Trump Says Otherwise

On a visit to Crimea, former Vice-President of the OSCE Assembly Willy Wimmer, a Bundestag deputy who has also served as defense spokesman for Germany’s Christian Democratic Union (CDU) party and parliamentary state secretary to the German Defense Ministry, told Sputnik Deutschland that the Crimean people’s decision to join Russia was...

China flags global naval role after new carrier launch
Apr27

China flags global naval role after new carrier launch

China needs to raise its military capabilities to protect its growing overseas interests, its foreign minister said following the launch of China’s first domestically built aircraft carrier, while vowing not to pursue expansionism., China launched the carrier on Wednesday amid rising tension over North Korea and regional worries about...

Ukrainian Man Faces Up to 15 Years in Prison for Illegal Entry to US
Apr27

Ukrainian Man Faces Up to 15 Years in Prison for Illegal Entry to US

NEW YORK (Sputnik) — A Ukrainian national faces up to 15 years in prison for making false statement and illegally re-entering the United States after being deported, the US Immigration and Custom Enforcement (ICE) agency announced in a press release Wednesday. “Thiodore Igorovich Galista was arrested Tuesday morning in New York,” the release...

Ukraine, Belarus leaders mark Chernobyl anniversary
Apr27

Ukraine, Belarus leaders mark Chernobyl anniversary

The leaders of Ukraine and Belarus have toured the site of the 1986 Chernobyl nuclear accident, marking the 31st anniversary of the disaster. Debate continues over the death toll from radiation poisoning in the region. …read more Source:...

Belarus March Against Nuclear Power on Chernobyl Anniversary
Apr26

Belarus March Against Nuclear Power on Chernobyl Anniversary

MINSK, Belarus – About 400 people have marched in Belarus’ capital to mark the anniversary of the 1986 Chernobyl nuclear power plant disaster and protest the construction of a nuclear plant in the country. Wednesday was the 31st anniversary of the explosion and fire at the nuclear plant in neighboring Ukraine. The disaster spewed...

Chernobyl’s ghost town draws daring tourists — 31 years after nuclear blast
Apr26

Chernobyl’s ghost town draws daring tourists — 31 years after nuclear blast

PRIPYAT, UKRAINE—A bulletin board in the Ukrainian town of Pripyat still bears an edition of the Sovietsky Patriot newspaper, dated three days before the nuclear explosion that turned the city into one of the world’s most baleful ghost towns. Once home to some 50,000 people whose lives were connected to the Chernobyl nuclear power plant,...

China Launches its First Domestically-Made Aircraft Carrier
Apr26

China Launches its First Domestically-Made Aircraft Carrier

BEIJING – China has launched its first aircraft carrier built entirely on its own, in a demonstration of the growing technical sophistication of its defense industries and determination to safeguard its maritime territorial claims and crucial trade routes. The 50,000-ton carrier was towed from its dockyard just after 9 a.m. Wednesday following a...

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