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    Mikser: Crimea is part of Ukraine
    Mar16

    Mikser: Crimea is part of Ukraine

    Four years after a referendum was staged in Crimea as the basis for its illegal annexation by Russia, Minister of Foreign Affairs Sven Mikser (SDE) released a statement condemning the annexation and expressing continued support for Ukraine and its territorial integrity. …read more Source:...

    Armenian Catholicos to visit Ukraine
    Mar16

    Armenian Catholicos to visit Ukraine

    …read more Source: MEDIAMAX

    Russia blamed for cyber attacks on US energy grids
    Mar16

    Russia blamed for cyber attacks on US energy grids

    WASHINGTON: The Trump administration on Thursday blamed the Russian government for a campaign of cyber attacks stretching back at least two years that targeted the US power grid, marking the first time the United States has publicly accused Moscow of hacking into American energy infrastructure. Beginning in March 2016, or possibly earlier,...

    US taking steps to extradite Nazi war crimes suspect to Poland
    Mar16

    US taking steps to extradite Nazi war crimes suspect to Poland

    American authorities have asked three medical experts to determine whether a 99-year-old Minnesota man can travel to Poland to face trial on charges that he was involved in Nazi war crimes during World War II. Ukrainian-born Michael Karkoc, who lives in Minneapolis, was identified by The Associated Press in 2013 as a former commander of…...

    Politics: Weapons sales are on the rise — here are the top 10 countries exporting arms around the world
    Mar16

    Politics: Weapons sales are on the rise — here are the top 10 countries exporting arms around the world

    International weapons sales have steadily increased since 2000. The Stockholm International Peace Research Institute recently published its 2017 “Trends In International Arms Transfers” report, which details the 25 largest weapons exporters between 2013 and 2017. The report, which also lists the 40 largest importers, found that...

    Ukraine’s national icon accused of terror plot
    Mar16

    Ukraine’s national icon accused of terror plot

    Ukraine’s Prosecutor General has accused senior lawmaker Nadia Savchenko of plotting to carry out a terrorist attack. …read more Source:...

    Welbeck double lifts Arsenal, Torres boosts Atletico
    Mar16

    Welbeck double lifts Arsenal, Torres boosts Atletico

    …read more Source: The Himalayan...

    Kazakhstan: house arrest for pregnant woman accused of funding Nazarbayev foe
    Mar16

    Kazakhstan: house arrest for pregnant woman accused of funding Nazarbayev foe

    ALMATY (TCA) — A court in Kazakhstan has imposed house arrest on a woman who is suspected of giving financial backing to an opposition political movement established by Mukhtar Ablyazov, a fugitive critic of Kazakh President Nursultan Nazarbayev, RFE/RL’s Kazakh Service reports. The court ordered house arrest for Aqmaral Tobylova, a...

    May’s toothless tough talk on Russia
    Mar16

    May’s toothless tough talk on Russia

    RIGA — Never mind the talk of a new Cold War between Moscow and the West. A year from now, when the poisoning on British soil of a former Russian spy is yesterday’s news, it’s likely to be business as usual between Russia and the U.K. Look at the last time a similar attack was carried out: in 2006, when fugitive Russian intelligence...

    Getting out the vote, Putin style
    Mar16

    Getting out the vote, Putin style

    MOSCOW — When Russians go to the polls on Sunday, not only will they elect a new president — no prizes for guessing who that might be — they may also win sparkling new smartphones. From Kaliningrad, Russia’s Baltic exclave, to Vladivostok, on the coast of the Pacific Ocean, authorities are organizing a series of “Photo at the Ballot Box”...