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    Russia votes in parliamentary polls, Putin secure
    Sep18

    Russia votes in parliamentary polls, Putin secure

    MOSCOW: Russians on Sunday voted in parliamentary polls, with parties loyal to President Vladimir Putin set to maintain their dominance despite the Kremlin making a show of cleaning up the vote after mass protests last time around. The nationwide elections follow several years of tumult that have seen the country annex Crimea from Ukraine, lurch...

    New Armenian Prime Minister Is Pro-Russia and Not a Champion of the Little Guy
    Sep18

    New Armenian Prime Minister Is Pro-Russia and Not a Champion of the Little Guy

    Image: Armenia’s new Prime Minister Karen Karapetyan. Public Domain Hundreds of Armenian bigwigs were in a festive mood as they filed into a concert hall in the capital of Yerevan on December 3, 2010, for a concert by opera star Placido Domingo. The upbeat mood didn’t last long for one of the preeners, though. When the wife of Mayor...

    Russia votes for new parliament with Putin secure
    Sep18

    Russia votes for new parliament with Putin secure

    For the first time residents on the Black Sea peninsula of Crimea will vote for the Russian ass… …read more Source:...

    Ukrainian National Circus debuts new show in Kiev
    Sep18

    Ukrainian National Circus debuts new show in Kiev

    …read more Source: English China News Service

    Russia votes in parliamentary election with firm Putin grip
    Sep18

    Russia votes in parliamentary election with firm Putin grip

    Girls walk past election campaign posters of candidates running for deputies ahead of parliamentary elections in Russia.– Reuters photo Voting has begun in earnest in Russia’s parliamentary election, dominated by president Vladimir Putin’s supporters. Far Eastern regions were the first to vote in a country spanning 11 time zones. The...

    In Ukraine, media freedom under fire
    Sep18

    In Ukraine, media freedom under fire

    KIEV — Ukrainians take media freedom seriously. They expect to hear debates on the airwaves. But what has been a source of pride for many has recently come under threat. Politicians, publicly criticized for their failures, want to pull an iron curtain over media outlets. On a recent Sunday afternoon, masked men in military fatigues stormed the...

    Russia votes for new parliament with Putin secure
    Sep18

    Russia votes for new parliament with Putin secure

    MOSCOW: Russians began voting in parliamentary polls late Saturday, with parties loyal to President Vladimir Putin set to maintain their dominance despite the Kremlin making a show of cleaning up the vote after mass protests last time around. The nationwide elections follow several years of tumult that have seen the country annex Crimea from...

    Russia Promises Competitive Elections Within Its ‘Managed Democracy’
    Sep18

    Russia Promises Competitive Elections Within Its ‘Managed Democracy’

    Russian lawmakers under President Vladimir Putin have proven themselves nothing if not efficient. This last session alone, the lower legislative chamber, the Duma, and the upper chamber, the Federation Council, passed nearly 2,000 laws, including a record 160 pieces of legislation by the upper house in one day last June. Despite the presence of...

    Ukraine Avia Fest showcases oldest, newest planes
    Sep18

    Ukraine Avia Fest showcases oldest, newest planes

    An aviation festival has kicked off in the Ukrainian capital, showcasing over 100 airplanes from all over the world. …read more Source:...

    Ukrainian prisoner left blind and armless in tripwire mine blast is handed over by Russian-led separatists in hostage exchange 
    Sep18

    Ukrainian prisoner left blind and armless in tripwire mine blast is handed over by Russian-led separatists in hostage exchange 

    Volodymyr Zhemchugov was released on Saturday as part of a hostage exchange between separatists and the Ukrainian government in rebel-occupied Donbas. …read more Source: Daily...