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For the Kremlin, Boosting Turnout is Key Task for 2018 Vote
Mar17

For the Kremlin, Boosting Turnout is Key Task for 2018 Vote

MOSCOW – With a year to go before Russia’s presidential election, there’s little room for intrigue. President Vladimir Putin is set to glide easily to another term against a familiar pack of torpid rivals — leftovers from past races. But the Kremlin must figure out how to overcome one major problem in Russia’s political...

In Ukraine: Trade war drives fresh wedge between govt and rebels
Mar17

In Ukraine: Trade war drives fresh wedge between govt and rebels

It was always an uncomfortable paradox for Ukraine's warring sides: while Kiev and Russian-backed rebels battled each other for nearly three years, trade kept flowing across the frontline. It was always an uncomfortable paradox for Ukraine’s warring sides: while Kiev and Russian-backed rebels battled each other for nearly three years,...

KUTANA NA WATOTO WENYE NGUVU ZAIDI DUNIANI
Mar17

KUTANA NA WATOTO WENYE NGUVU ZAIDI DUNIANI

KILA mtoto ana kipaji tofauti na hukionesha kwa njia tofauti. Wakati baadhi wanaweza kuwa wazuri katika uchoraji, wengine hujikita zaidi katika michezo na wachache wengine wakifanya kweli darasani. Lakini umewahi kusikia au kuona watoto wakifanya yao katika kunyanyua vitu vizito au kujenga mwili kwa mazoezi makali, ambayo watu wazima...

US ‘condemns Russian occupation of Crimea’
Mar17

US ‘condemns Russian occupation of Crimea’

The US has accused Russia of implementing a policy of repression on the Crimean peninsula and called for the occupation to end. But three years after the annexation of Crimea, signs of Russia’s withdrawal remain elusive. …read more Source:...

Poroshenko Proposes Bill to Bulletproof Sovereignty on Eastern Ukraine
Mar17

Poroshenko Proposes Bill to Bulletproof Sovereignty on Eastern Ukraine

The political debate over the sovereignty of the eastern Ukrainian regions was ongoing on Thursday following a televised interview in which Ukraine’s president said he would propose a bill to secure Kiev’s authority in the restive Donbass area. …read more Source: Latin American Herald...

Ukraine Imposes Sanctions on Russian Banks
Mar16

Ukraine Imposes Sanctions on Russian Banks

MOSCOW — Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko signed an order Thursday imposing sanctions on Russian-owned banks in Kiev’s latest protest against Russian support for separatists in the east of the country. The move will stop Ukrainian affiliates of three Russian financial institutions from moving capital abroad, according to a statement on...

Nord Stream 2: Poland and Ukraine threaten legal action should Russia use gas ‘blackmail’
Mar16

Nord Stream 2: Poland and Ukraine threaten legal action should Russia use gas ‘blackmail’

Russian energy giant Gazprom plans to build a pipeline called Nord Stream 2 under the Baltic. Poland and Ukraine said Wednesday they would take legal action against Russian plans for a second gas pipeline to the EU, a project they allege Moscow could use for political “blackmail”.Russian energy giant Gazprom plans to build a pipeline...

Newspaper summaries-March 16 2017
Mar16

Newspaper summaries-March 16 2017

Daily Nation I’ve kept my poll pledges, says Uhuru: We have kept our promise, was the refrain on Wednesday, with President Uhuru Kenyatta saying most of the pledges made to Kenyans four years ago have been fulfilled. He used the last State of the Nation of his first term to make a strong case for re-election. He laid out the achievements of...

Ukraine orders blockade on rebel-held east
Mar15

Ukraine orders blockade on rebel-held east

Ukraine has imposed a transport blockade on rebel-controlled territory after separatists seized industrial assets. The move is a dangerous escalation in the three year conflict. …read more Source:...

Polish Court Issues Arrest Warrant for US Man in Nazi Case
Mar15

Polish Court Issues Arrest Warrant for US Man in Nazi Case

WARSAW, Poland — A court in Poland has issued an arrest warrant for a Minnesota man sought in a Nazi massacre, opening the way for Poland to seek his extradition from the United States on war crimes charges. The Associated Press had previously identified the man as 98-year-old Michael Karkoc, an ex-commander in an SS-led unit that burned Polish...

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