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    Russian writer sparks war of words by joining Ukraine rebels
    Feb25

    Russian writer sparks war of words by joining Ukraine rebels

    MOSCOW: One of Russia’s best known novelists, Zakhar Prilepin, has sparked a bitter row among top writers by revealing he is now fighting with pro-Russian separatists in Ukraine. Prilepin is acclaimed for novels drawing on his experiences of serving with Russian forces in Chechnya and as a member of a banned radical nationalist group, and...

    Constitutional reform: what can Kazakhstan learn from international experience?
    Feb25

    Constitutional reform: what can Kazakhstan learn from international experience?

    The Astana Times provides news and information from Kazakhstan and around the world. President Nursultan Nazarbayev recently announced Kazakhstan will pursue constitutional reforms. The reforms will give more powers to the parliament and the government while the President will look after national security, defence and foreign policy and will...

    Past, Present Collide on Set of ‘Bitter Harvest’
    Feb25

    Past, Present Collide on Set of ‘Bitter Harvest’

    “I wanted something that looked like a fairy tale,” says German-born Canadian filmmaker George Mendeluk, describing what compelled him to tackle one of the darkest chapters in Ukrainian-Russian relations. Opening with a picturesque scene of a Ukrainian village in the 1930s, the historical juxtaposition is stark: Bitter Harvest, a historical drama...

    Russian writer sparks war of words by joining Ukraine rebels
    Feb25

    Russian writer sparks war of words by joining Ukraine rebels

    The shaven-headed writer has been a frequent visitor to the rebel east Ukraine since the start of the conflict in April 2014, acting as a “consultant” to Donetsk rebel leader Alexander Zakharchenko. …read more Source: World...

    Past, Present Collide on Set of ‘Bitter Harvest’
    Feb25

    Past, Present Collide on Set of ‘Bitter Harvest’

    “I wanted something that looked like a fairy tale,” says German-born Canadian filmmaker George Mendeluk, describing what compelled him to tackle one of the darkest chapters in Ukrainian-Russian relations. Opening with a picturesque scene of a Ukrainian village in the 1930s, the historical juxtaposition is stark: Bitter Harvest, a historical drama...

    Past, Present Collide on Set of ‘Bitter Harvest’
    Feb25

    Past, Present Collide on Set of ‘Bitter Harvest’

    “Bitter Harvest” is a historical drama that weaves a love story around the Holodomor — a devastating famine in Ukraine that killed millions in the 1930s when the country was part of the Soviet Union. The movie sheds light on a tragedy that Soviet authorities concealed and is still little known outside of Ukraine. Tatiana Vorozhko and Iryna...

    Past, Present Collide on Set of ‘Bitter Harvest’
    Feb25

    Past, Present Collide on Set of ‘Bitter Harvest’

    “Bitter Harvest” is a historical drama that weaves a love story around the Holodomor — a devastating famine in Ukraine that killed millions in the 1930s when the country was part of the Soviet Union. The movie sheds light on a tragedy that Soviet authorities concealed and is still little known outside of Ukraine. Tatiana Vorozhko and Iryna...

    There’s More to the Michael Cohen Story
    Feb25

    There’s More to the Michael Cohen Story

    I was intrigued to learn a few days ago that President Trump’s personal lawyer, Michael Cohen, once founded an ethanol business in Ukraine. It’s referred to as a family business. So presumably he set it up with relatives of his wife, who is Ukrainian. This isn’t any big scoop I uncovered with my masterly reporting skills....

    Marine Le Pen BLASTS EU for Russia sanctions & pledges ‘not to forget their WW2 sacrifice’
    Feb25

    Marine Le Pen BLASTS EU for Russia sanctions & pledges ‘not to forget their WW2 sacrifice’

    MARINE Le Pen has slammed the EU for “giving the order” to forget the sacrifice made by Russia during Second World War. …read more Source:...

    In Venezuela, Short on Food, Short of Hope
    Feb25

    In Venezuela, Short on Food, Short of Hope

    Venezuela is so short on food that tens of thousands are going hungry or even starving. Its murder rate is among the highest in the world. Its economy is so crippled that the average shopper spends 35 hours a month waiting in line – three times more than in 2014. Yet even as the country becomes increasingly unlivable, the socialist...