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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:...

HUYU NDIYE ANAYUMBISHA URAIS WA TRUMP
Mar05

HUYU NDIYE ANAYUMBISHA URAIS WA TRUMP

WASHINGTON, MAREKANI TANGU Novemba 8 alipotangazwa kushinda kiti cha urais wa Marekani, Donald Trump alitajwa kusaidiwa kwa karibu na Serikali ya Urusi. Awali ilikuwa tetesi juu ya uhusiano wa karibu kati ya Trump na Rais wa Urusi, Vladimir Putin. Mara kadhaa timu ya kampeni ya Trump ilikanusha suala hilo, lakini hali imekuwa ngumu sana. Wananchi...

Agencies: Pirates in Nigeria Release Russian, Ukrainian Sailors
Mar05

Agencies: Pirates in Nigeria Release Russian, Ukrainian Sailors

Nigerian pirates have released seven Russian and one Ukrainian sailors after they were captured last month on the cargo ship the BBC Caribbean, Russian news agencies reported on Sunday, citing a human rights activist in Crimea. The sailors were released after talks between the owners of the ship and pirates. Interfax news agency quoted human...

IMF Reaches Deal with Ukraine, Paving Way for Next Loan
Mar05

IMF Reaches Deal with Ukraine, Paving Way for Next Loan

The latest tranche of $1 billion was contingent on Ukraine passing an IMF-backed 2017 budget and implementing banking system reforms. …read more Source:...

Russia says U.S. Infighting on Sessions Hampers Mending Ties
Mar05

Russia says U.S. Infighting on Sessions Hampers Mending Ties

As the drama over Attorney General Jeff Sessions plays out in Washington, the Kremlin is watching with a mixture of frustration and regret how the uproar is blocking progress on pressing issues on the U.S.-Russian agenda. Despite the dashed hopes for a quick thaw, however, Moscow is voicing its readiness to wait as long as it takes. Donald Trump...

British foreign minister to visit Russia to discuss differences
Mar04

British foreign minister to visit Russia to discuss differences

LONDON – Britain’s foreign secretary Boris Johnson will go to Moscow in the coming weeks to discuss the differences between the two countries over Syria and Ukraine, the Foreign Office said on Saturday, in the first such visit for five years., Britain backed sanctions against Russia in response to its annexation of Crimea in 2014, and...

British foreign minister to visit Russia to discuss differences
Mar04

British foreign minister to visit Russia to discuss differences

Britain’s foreign secretary Boris Johnson will go to Moscow to discuss the differences over Syria and Ukraine. …read more Source: Eyewitness...

Separatist Donetsk Breaks Commercial Ties with Rest of Ukraine
Mar04

Separatist Donetsk Breaks Commercial Ties with Rest of Ukraine

The prime minister of the self-proclaimed Donetsk People’s Republic announced on Friday that the separatist region would be breaking all commercial ties with the rest of Ukraine. …read more Source: Latin American Herald...

Telefonica is set to acquire UK geolocation data startup Statiq for $4.2 million, sources say (TEF)
Mar04

Telefonica is set to acquire UK geolocation data startup Statiq for $4.2 million, sources say (TEF)

The Spanish telecoms giant is boosting its advertising division. Spanish telecoms company Telefonica is in talks to acquire the British mobile geolocation data startup Statiq for $4.2 million (£3.5 million), according to multiple industry sources. Not all the paperwork has been signed but deal is likely to be announced as soon as this month...

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