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    Putin opponents protest across Russia before his inauguration
    May05

    Putin opponents protest across Russia before his inauguration

    * Putin won landslide re-election in March * Is due to be inaugurated for a fourth term on Monday * Opponents liken him to an autocratic Tsar * Supporters laud him as father of the nation Critics of Vladimir Putin took to the streets of Russia on Saturday ahead of his inauguration for a fourth presidential term to register their opposition to...

    At Anti-Putin Protests, Russian Police Detain Over 1,000 People: Rights Monitor
    May05

    At Anti-Putin Protests, Russian Police Detain Over 1,000 People: Rights Monitor

    Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny and more than 1,000 anti-Kremlin activists were detained by police on Saturday during street protests against Vladimir Putin ahead of his inauguration for a fourth term as president. Navalny had called for demonstrations in more than 90 towns and cities across Russia against what he says is Putin’s...

    Russia’s Opposition Leader, Navalny Detained With Supporters
    May05

    Russia’s Opposition Leader, Navalny Detained With Supporters

    Russian police officers detain a protester during an unauthorized anti-Putin rally called by opposition leader Alexei Navalny on May 5, 2018 in Moscow, two days ahead of Vladimir Putin’s inauguration for a fourth Kremlin term. Vasily MAXIMOV / AFP Russian opposition leader, Alexei Navalny, was detained along with more than a thousand of his...

    Police in Russia detain opposition leader, activists before Putin’s inauguration
    May05

    Police in Russia detain opposition leader, activists before Putin’s inauguration

    MOSCOW: Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny and hundreds of anti-Kremlin activists were detained by police on Saturday during street protests against Vladimir Putin ahead of his inauguration for a fourth presidential term. Navalny had called for people to take to the streets in more than 90 towns and cities across the world’s largest...

    Prague Open: Petra Kvitova battles past Mihaela Buzarnescu to win third title of 2018
    May05

    Prague Open: Petra Kvitova battles past Mihaela Buzarnescu to win third title of 2018

    Petra Kvitova won her third title of the year as she fought back from a set down to beat Romanian Mihaela Buzarnescu 4-6 6-2 6-3 in the Prague Open final on Saturday. The Czech second seed got off to a flying start and took a 4-1 lead in the opening set but Buzarnescu battled back to break Kvitova’s dominance, winning the next five games to...

    US Bolsters Naval Presence in Atlantic in Response to Russia
    May05

    US Bolsters Naval Presence in Atlantic in Response to Russia

    The U.S. Navy is reinforcing its presence in the Atlantic Ocean with the resurrection of a naval command in response to increasing assertiveness by Russia’s military. The Pentagon announced Friday the Navy was re-establishing the 2nd Fleet, almost seven years after it was disbanded for cost-savings and organizational reasons. “This is...

    Russian protest leader Navalny detained at anti-Putin rally
    May05

    Russian protest leader Navalny detained at anti-Putin rally

    Russian police detain opposition leader Alexei Navalny during an unsanctioned anti-Putin rally on Saturday.(AFP pic) MOSCOW: Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny was detained on Saturday at an unsanctioned rally in central Moscow, two days ahead of Vladimir Putin’s inauguration for a fourth Kremlin term. The 41-year-old protest leader...

    Ukrainian Deputy FM hails role of civil society in Azerbaijan
    May05

    Ukrainian Deputy FM hails role of civil society in Azerbaijan

    Deputy Foreign Minister of Ukraine Vasyl Bodnar hailed the role of civil society in Azerbaijan as he met with President of the International Eurasia Press Fund (IEPF) Umud Mirzayev as part of his official visit to Azerbaijan …read more Source: Azerbaijan State News...

    President Pahor to visit Ukraine next week
    May05

    President Pahor to visit Ukraine next week

    President Borut Pahor will pay an official visit to Ukraine on Friday to affirm Slovenia’s support for Ukrainian reform efforts and to discuss enhancing political and economic ties between the two countries with his host, Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko. …read more Source:...

    US judge says Mueller should not have ‘unfettered power’ in Russia probe
    May05

    US judge says Mueller should not have ‘unfettered power’ in Russia probe

    WASHINGTON: A federal judge said Special Counsel Robert Mueller should not have “unfettered power” in probing ties between President Donald Trump’s campaign and Russia, and accused Mueller of using criminal cases to pressure Trump’s allies to turn against him. At a tense hearing in a federal court in Virginia on Friday, US District...