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2018 Russian Presidential Election May Coincide with Crimean Annexation Date
Mar08

2018 Russian Presidential Election May Coincide with Crimean Annexation Date

The president of the Duma, Russia’s lower chamber, proposed on Tuesday to set the 2018 Russian presidential election on the anniversary of the annexation of Crimea. …read more Source: Latin American Herald...

Russia at UN Court, Blames Ukraine for Majority of Civilian Deaths in Donbass
Mar08

Russia at UN Court, Blames Ukraine for Majority of Civilian Deaths in Donbass

Russian officials at a United Nations top court hearing on Tuesday accused the Ukrainian Army of targeting civilian infrastructure during the war in eastern Ukraine. …read more Source: Latin American Herald...

SWAZI ACTOR LANDS TOP ACTING ROLE IN UKRAINE
Mar08

SWAZI ACTOR LANDS TOP ACTING ROLE IN UKRAINE

MBABANE – One’s hard work and efforts never go unnoticed and Ukraine- based scholar Mbongiseni Msibi has landed himself an acting role as an extra …read more Source: Times Of...

Russian Officials Cautious on How to Mark 1917 Revolution Centenary
Mar07

Russian Officials Cautious on How to Mark 1917 Revolution Centenary

Russia this year is marking 100 years since the Russian Revolution ended the country’s monarchy, an event that led to the creation of the Soviet Union, a communist regime that for much of the 20th century ruled an empire. Despite the significant anniversary, Russian authorities have been cautious about how to observe it, apparently fearful...

Couple jailed in UAE in court soon
Mar07

Couple jailed in UAE in court soon

The families of two South Africans locked up in the United Arab Emirates for having sex out of marriage, have pleaded for help from the South African authorities in that country. Linda Culverwell from Port Alfred said her health had deteriorated since her son Emlyn, 29, and his fiance Iryna Nohai were arrested in the UAE. Emlyn and Iryna who are...

Forget Trump; Slovenian president rules Instagram
Mar07

Forget Trump; Slovenian president rules Instagram

Donald Trump may rule Twitter, but he’s no match for his Slovenian counterpart on Instagram. Borut Pahor, who is known as “Barbie” and along with Melania Trump is Slovenia’s other former fashion model making international headlines, has been actively using social media to get his message across. He started releasing his...

Russian Media Tries to Link Georgia’s EU Visa Waiver to Refugee Camps
Mar07

Russian Media Tries to Link Georgia’s EU Visa Waiver to Refugee Camps

Last week, just days after the southern Caucasus nation of Georgia celebrated its newly awarded visa-free travel access to 30 EU countries, Russian news outlets began reporting a different story. Georgia’s visa liberalization wasn’t the result of Tblisi’s successful, long-planned reforms targeting European integration, Russian...

$74 Million Fraud Case Reaches Kyiv Court
Mar07

$74 Million Fraud Case Reaches Kyiv Court

A Kyiv court set bail Monday for the former head of Ukraine’s tax service who had recently been named a suspect in a major corruption case involving the embezzlement of approximately $74 million. The case against Roman Nasirov is seen by some as the first real test of the country’s new National Anti-Corruption Bureau...

EU Clears Russian Nuclear Reactor Project in Hungary
Mar07

EU Clears Russian Nuclear Reactor Project in Hungary

European regulators on Monday cleared Hungary to expand its Paks nuclear plant, approving a project that will extend Russia’s influence over the energy policy of a state that has actively promoted its interests within the EU. Budapest signed a 12 billion euros ($12.7 billion) deal for two new reactors with Russia in 2014, to be built by...

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...

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