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    Ukrainian president plans referendum on NATO membership
    Feb02

    Ukrainian president plans referendum on NATO membership

    The Ukrainian president says the majority of people in his country favor membership in the Western military alliance and he seeks to put that to a vote. …read more Source:...

    Ukraine reportedly plans referendum on NATO membership
    Feb02

    Ukraine reportedly plans referendum on NATO membership

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko plans a referendum on whether Ukraine should join the NATO alliance, with polls showing 54 percent of Ukrainians now favor such a move, Germany’s Funke Mediengruppe newspaper chain reported Thursday. Ukraine and NATO accuse Russia of providing troops and weapons to support separatist rebels in eastern...

    Tajikistan plans to produce 179 thousand tons of aluminum in 2017
    Feb02

    Tajikistan plans to produce 179 thousand tons of aluminum in 2017

    DUSHANBE (TCA) — This year Tajikistan plans to produce around 179 thousand tons of aluminum compared to 129.3 thousand tons last year, Avesta news agency reported with reference to Tajik Minister of Economic Development and Trade Negmatullo Hikmatullozoda. In 2015, Tajikistan produced 139.1 thousand tons of primary aluminum.Aluminum, along with...

    Ukrainian Envoy: U.S. Affirmed Opposition To Russian Takeover Of Crimea
    Feb02

    Ukrainian Envoy: U.S. Affirmed Opposition To Russian Takeover Of Crimea

    Ukraine’s ambassador to the United Nations said the Trump administration fully supports his country’s territorial integrity and independence and will never accept Russia’s annexation of Crimea. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Putin heads to Hungary for Orban meet
    Feb02

    Putin heads to Hungary for Orban meet

    The Kremlin is hoping Trump’s rise to power will begin to see pressure on it ease after relations with the West slumped to their lowest point since the Cold War over Russia’s meddling in Ukraine. …read more Source: World...

    Canada’s defence minister looks to boost military support for Ukraine amid new violence
    Feb02

    Canada’s defence minister looks to boost military support for Ukraine amid new violence

    OTTAWA — Defence Minister Harjit Sajjan says the federal government is concerned about a new outbreak of fighting in Ukraine and is looking at ways to “improve” Canada’s military support to the country. “I’m looking at the options right now in terms of how we can improve our support, what changes that we need to make,” Sajjan said...

    Poroshenko Says Plans To Hold Referendum On Ukraine Joining NATO
    Feb02

    Poroshenko Says Plans To Hold Referendum On Ukraine Joining NATO

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko told German media that he is planning a referendum on whether Ukraine should join NATO now that polls show 54 percent of Ukrainians favor such a move. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Zinc Production Reached 325,500 Tonnes in 2016
    Feb02

    Zinc Production Reached 325,500 Tonnes in 2016

    The Astana Times provides news and information from Kazakhstan and around the world. ASTANA – Production of unprocessed zinc in Kazakhstan reached 325,500 tonnes in 2016, which is 0.5 percent more than in 2015. Kazakhstan exports almost 90 percent of its produced zinc. Domestic demand has grown by 38,700 tonnes, almost a third, in the last 11...

    Ukraine: US will never accept Russia’s annexation of Crimea
    Feb02

    Ukraine: US will never accept Russia’s annexation of Crimea

    …read more Source: The Indian...

    Casualties reported, Ukrainian troops and Russian-backed rebels clash
    Feb02

    Casualties reported, Ukrainian troops and Russian-backed rebels clash

    …read more Source: USA...