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    Medvedev Curbs Hope for More Russian Defense Industry Spending
    Jul29

    Medvedev Curbs Hope for More Russian Defense Industry Spending

    Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev has warned his cabinet that the country is unlikely to pour more money than planned into its defense industry over the next three years. Medvedev is in the process of outlining Russia’s budget for the next three years, holding regular meetings with cabinet members to fix spending and offset the effects...

    Russia accuses Google Maps of  ‘topographical cretinism’
    Jul29

    Russia accuses Google Maps of ‘topographical cretinism’

    It’s been more than two years since Russia re-claimed the peninsula of Crimea from Ukraine. At the time, Russia pointed towards historical precedents and a referendum as justification for its move, but many countries viewed it as an aggressive and belligerent act of annexation. The controversy over the move has faded from view over time and...

    Government Troops Clash With Russia-Backed Separatists In Eastern Ukraine
    Jul29

    Government Troops Clash With Russia-Backed Separatists In Eastern Ukraine

    Ukrainian government forces exchanged gunfire with Russia-backed separatists in the village on Maryinka during the night of July 28. It was the latest breach of the cease-fire in eastern Ukraine.(RFE/RL’s Ukrainian Service) …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Russia accuses Google Maps of  ‘topographical cretinism’
    Jul29

    Russia accuses Google Maps of ‘topographical cretinism’

    It’s been more than two years since Russia re-claimed the peninsula of Crimea from Ukraine. At the time, Russia pointed towards historical precedents and a referendum as justification for its move, but many countries viewed it as an aggressive and belligerent act of annexation. The controversy over the move has faded from view over time and...

    Government Troops Clash With Russia-Backed Separatists In Eastern Ukraine
    Jul29

    Government Troops Clash With Russia-Backed Separatists In Eastern Ukraine

    Ukrainian government forces exchanged gunfire with Russia-backed separatists in the village on Maryinka during the night of July 28. It was the latest breach of the cease-fire in eastern Ukraine.(RFE/RL’s Ukrainian Service) …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Beeline and Classical Music Development Foundation sup up annual results of cooperation
    Jul29

    Beeline and Classical Music Development Foundation sup up annual results of cooperation

    Beeline and “Classical Music Development” Foundation have summed up the results of their cooperation for 2015-2016. Within this cooperation due to Beeline’s support Foundation has organized a lot of concerts and master classes in the towns of Armenia, as well as had tours in Russia, Germany and Spain. The press-service of the...

    Here’s Why Google Maps Changed Some Town Names in Crimea—And Is Now Changing Them Back
    Jul29

    Here’s Why Google Maps Changed Some Town Names in Crimea—And Is Now Changing Them Back

    As if by magic, Google Maps changed some town names in Crimea overnight. Images edited by Tetyana Lokot. On July 27 Internet giant Google renamed a number of towns, villages, and settlements in Crimea—a peninsula in Ukraine that has been under Russian control since early 2014—on their Google Maps service. The change came after the Ukrainian...

    Putin Steps Up Drive to Kill Sanctions Amid Signs of EU Disunity
    Jul29

    Putin Steps Up Drive to Kill Sanctions Amid Signs of EU Disunity

    Vladimir Putin will step up Russia’s campaign to end European Union sanctions with a visit to Slovenia on Saturday, encouraged by signs his tactic of lobbying what he views as more pliant southern and eastern European states is starting to pay off. The sanctions, imposed over the Ukraine crisis, are designed to block access to Western...

    Germany’s Schweinsteiger ends international career
    Jul29

    Germany’s Schweinsteiger ends international career

    Germany’s Bastian Schweinsteiger in action during International friendly against Hungary at Gelsenkirchen, Germany on Saturday, June 4, 2016. Photo: Reuters BERLIN: Germany midfielder Bastian Schweinsteiger announced his retirement from international football on Friday, bringing to an end a glittering career that ended in disappointment...

    Today’s letters: Hells Angels, the death of Abdirahman Abdi
    Jul29

    Today’s letters: Hells Angels, the death of Abdirahman Abdi

    Just another gang of tourists? Re: Hells Angels sight-see and nosh as mayhem-free conventioneers, July 25. Looking at Jason Ransom’s picture of a Hells Angel photographing fellow gang members on the steps of Parliament Hill, I couldn’t help but recall Gilbert and Sullivan’s delightful song “When A Felon’s Not Engaged in...