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    Thousands attend warlord’s funeral in Ukraine’s rebel east
    Oct19

    Thousands attend warlord’s funeral in Ukraine’s rebel east

    MOSCOW (AP) — Thousands turned out Wednesday for the funeral of a senior commander of pro-Russia separatists in eastern Ukraine, who was killed in a bomb blast…. …read more Source: Associated...

    Putin heads to Berlin for 4-way summit
    Oct19

    Putin heads to Berlin for 4-way summit

    BERLIN: Russian President Vladimir Putin will face Western pressure over Ukraine and Syria at talks in Berlin Wednesday, on his first visit to the German capital since the Ukrainian conflict erupted. Host Chancellor Angela Merkel said the talks — also including France and Ukraine, in the first four-way summit for a year — were aimed at “offering...

    Finland sees propaganda attack from former master Russia
    Oct19

    Finland sees propaganda attack from former master Russia

    Finland is becoming increasingly worried about what it sees as Russian propaganda against it, including Russian questioning about the legality of its 1917 independence.The country shares a 1,340 km (833 mile) border and a difficult and bloody history with Russia, of which it was once a part. Moscow’s annexation of Crimea in 2014 and...

    Germany Hosts Ukraine Summit, also Expected to Discuss Syria
    Oct19

    Germany Hosts Ukraine Summit, also Expected to Discuss Syria

    German Chancellor Angela Merkel prepared to host a summit Wednesday with the leaders of Russia, Ukraine and France aimed at reviving the stalled peace process in eastern Ukraine. The conflict in Syria is also likely to be discussed. Prospects of significant progress on either front look poor. Merkel said ahead of the meeting that “we...

    Ambassador Volynkin: Russia remembers the citizens who extended a  helping hand during Chernobyl disaster 
    Oct19

    Ambassador Volynkin: Russia remembers the citizens who extended a  helping hand during Chernobyl disaster 

    ArmInfo. The Russian Embassy in Armenia has awarded medals of the Russian Ministry of Emergency Situations to the Armenian citizens, who helped liquidate the consequences of emergency situations. Russian Ambassador to Armenia Ivan Volynkin awarded the medals and said that Russia remembers the citizens who extended a helping hand during the...

    Russia Rejects PACE Decision to Consider Illegal State Duma
    Oct19

    Russia Rejects PACE Decision to Consider Illegal State Duma

    Moscow, Russia rejected today the decision of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE) to consider illegal the seventh Legislature of the State Duma for having deputies elected in Crimea. …read more Source:...

    Hopes low for Putin talks on Ukraine, Syria in Berlin
    Oct19

    Hopes low for Putin talks on Ukraine, Syria in Berlin

    Russia played down hopes of diplomatic progress over Ukraine at talks on Wednesday (Oct 19) between President Vladimir Putin and his German, French and Ukrainian counterparts in Berlin, where he also faced pressure over the Syrian conflict. …read more Source: Channel...

    Russia: No breakthrough on Ukraine at Berlin talks
    Oct19

    Russia: No breakthrough on Ukraine at Berlin talks

    The Kremlin dampened expectations Wednesday that the talks with the leaders of France, Germany and Ukraine could help to resolve the conflict in Ukraine, according to report by the AFP. “We do not expect any breakthroughs,” Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov told reporters hours before President Vladimir Putin was scheduled to meet German Chancellor...

    Two Russians, one American blast off to ISS
    Oct19

    Two Russians, one American blast off to ISS

    Russian cosmonauts Sergei Ryzhikov (bottom) and Andrei Borisenko (top) and US astronaut Shane Kimbrough wave as they board the Soyuz MS-02 spacecraft at the Russian-leased Baikonur cosmodrome on October 19, 2016 © Pool/AFP / Maxim ShipenkovBaikonur, Kazakhstan, Oct 19 – Two Russian cosmonauts and a NASA astronaut soared into orbit in a Soyuz...

    Ukraine rebels bid farewell to notorious commander (AFP)
    Oct19

    Ukraine rebels bid farewell to notorious commander (AFP)

    Donetsk (Ukraine) (AFP) – Thousands of pro-Russian rebels and supporters in eastern Ukraine on Wednesday turned out to bid farewell to notorious rebel commander Arseny Pavlov, who was killed in a weekend bombing. …read more Source: The West...