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    Kyiv chosen to host Eurovision 2017
    Sep16

    Kyiv chosen to host Eurovision 2017

    KYIV – Ukraine has chosen Kyiv to host the 2017 Eurovision Song Contest, putting an end to a contentious and delay-marred process. Culture Minister Yevhen Nyschuk and National Television Company head Zurab Alasania announced the decision on September 9, telling a press conference in Kyiv that the capital had edged out the Black Sea port […]...

    Russia did not annex Crimea – Putin responds to Ukrainian Ambassador
    Sep16

    Russia did not annex Crimea – Putin responds to Ukrainian Ambassador

    Whatever happened with Crimea is the result of unlawful actions of certain political forces in Ukraine who had brought the situation to a state coup. …read more Source:...

    Kiev demands plan to make Russia heed eastern Ukraine pact
    Sep16

    Kiev demands plan to make Russia heed eastern Ukraine pact

    Lisbon – Ukraine’s foreign minister says he wants an internationally agreed road map for peace in the east of his country that would prevent what he calls Russia’s backsliding on its commitments under …read more Source: Big News...

    Uyghur Dissident Jailed by China Nominated For Human Rights Award
    Sep16

    Uyghur Dissident Jailed by China Nominated For Human Rights Award

    The European Parliament has named jailed Uyghur scholar Ilham Tohti as a finalist for a key human rights award in 2016, for “exceptional individuals and organisations defending human rights and fundamental freedoms.”Tohti, a former professor at the Central University for Nationalities in Beijing, was sentenced to life in prison...

    News24.com | Kiev demands plan to make Russia heed eastern Ukraine pact
    Sep16

    News24.com | Kiev demands plan to make Russia heed eastern Ukraine pact

    Ukraine’s foreign minister has said he wants an internationally agreed road map for peace in the east of his country that would prevent what he says is Russia’s backsliding on its commitments. …read more Source:...

    Russia did not annex anything – Putin
    Sep16

    Russia did not annex anything – Putin

    BISHKEK. KAZINFORM The Crimea’s joining the Russian Federation reflects the will of people living in this territory, said Russian President Vladimir Putin answering a question of Ukrainian Ambassador to Kyrgyzstan Nikolay Doroshenko. …read more Source:...

    Putin blames Kiev for Crimea events, stresses Russia did not annex region
    Sep16

    Putin blames Kiev for Crimea events, stresses Russia did not annex region

    The Russian president says the Crimean events are the result of unlawful actions of Ukraine’s political forces. …read more Source:...

    How Maria Baronova Became the Face of Russia’s Opposition
    Sep16

    How Maria Baronova Became the Face of Russia’s Opposition

    On a warm Wednesday night, Maria Baronova was taking questions from a handful of voters on a playground near Moscow’s Victory movie theatre. She spoke quietly and quickly, ignoring a half dozen obviously drunk men who periodically catcalled the parliamentary candidate or her posse of mostly young female volunteers. “Who do you see as an...

    Putin’s Last Critic in Parliament Hopes 2016 Can Be the Year of the Opposition
    Sep16

    Putin’s Last Critic in Parliament Hopes 2016 Can Be the Year of the Opposition

    At 36 years old, Dmitry Gudkov has unwittingly become the sole flag bearer of the Russian opposition in parliament. After a successful stint in Russia’s national youth basketball team, he took an interest in politics and was elected alongside his father Gennady as part of the establishment A Just Russia party in 2011. Half a decade later,...

    Russia to chair CIS since 2017
    Sep16

    Russia to chair CIS since 2017

    Bishkek, September 16 / Kabar /. The chairmanship in the CIS in 2017 has been transferred to Russia on the results of CIS Summit in Bishkek on Friday, September 16. Kyrgyz President Almazbek Atambayev told at the meeting that the presidency in the CIS in 2017 moves to Russia. Meanwhile, Ukraine’s Ambassador to the Kyrgyz Republic Nikolai...