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    Bangladeshi descent Russian Mamun wins individual all-around gold
    Aug21

    Bangladeshi descent Russian Mamun wins individual all-around gold

    RIO DE JANEIRO: Bangladeshi descent Margarita Mamun continued Russia’s dominance of rhythmic gymnastics by winning individual all-around Olym pic gold in Rio on Saturday, reports BSS. The 20-year-old from Moscow took gold ahead of her world champion teammate Yana Kudryavtseva, with Ukraine’s Ganna Rizatdinova claiming bronze in the...

    Ukraine: ‘Famous Russian Writer’ Asks Kyiv For Political Asylum
    Aug21

    Ukraine: ‘Famous Russian Writer’ Asks Kyiv For Political Asylum

    Ukraine says that a “famous Russian writer” and critic of Russian President Vladimir Putin has asked Kyiv to grant him political asylum after arriving at the Ukraine-Belarus border. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    600 people took part in cycling Tour of World Class Almaty 2016
    Aug21

    600 people took part in cycling Tour of World Class Almaty 2016

    ALMATY. KAZINFORM – A professional cycling race “Tour of World Class Almaty 2016” has taken place in Almaty for the third time. This year, about 600 people took part in the race. Participants from different countries such as Kyrgyzstan, Russia, Germany, Ukraine, USA, Japan, Netherlands, Italy, Israel and Turkey came to Almaty...

    Promised prosperity never arrived in Russian-held Crimea, locals say
    Aug21

    Promised prosperity never arrived in Russian-held Crimea, locals say

    ARMYANSK, Crimea (Reuters) – More than two years after Russia annexed Crimea and promised its 2 million people a better life, residents say prices have soared, wages and pensions have stagnated and tourists have fled. …read more Source: The...

    Promised prosperity never arrived in Russian-held Crimea, locals say
    Aug21

    Promised prosperity never arrived in Russian-held Crimea, locals say

    ARMYANSK, Crimea (Reuters) – More than two years after Russia annexed Crimea and promised its 2 million people a better life, residents say prices have soared, wages and pensions have stagnated and tourists have fled. …read more Source:...

    Fresh Fighting Rocks Ukraine’s Shyrokyne
    Aug21

    Fresh Fighting Rocks Ukraine’s Shyrokyne

    Once a tourist resort, the village of Shyrokyne near the southeastern Ukrainian city of Mariupol has been the scene of fresh clashes between Ukrainian government forces and Russia-backed separatists. On the night of August 19-20, an exchange of fire from machine guns and mortars lasted for more than three hours. The footage comes as both sides in...

    Ukrainian Army, Separatists Accuse Each Other Of Truce Violations
    Aug21

    Ukrainian Army, Separatists Accuse Each Other Of Truce Violations

    The Ukrainian military and Russian-backed separatists in eastern Ukraine continue to accuse each other of violating a cease-fire agreement. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Almost Holy review – child welfare activist in close-up
    Aug21

    Almost Holy review – child welfare activist in close-up

    A compelling study of a controversial Ukrainian pastor whose forceful approach borders on vigilantismThis gripping documentary about Gennadiy Mokhnenko, aka Pastor Crocodile, a controversial child-welfare activist in Ukraine, has the propulsive power and arc of a drama. And in this burly man of God, with his thunderous laugh and larger than life...

    One World, One Road
    Aug21

    One World, One Road

    Connecting the world through trade routes The initiatives is aimed at enhancing trade ties while normalisation of relations, resolution of conflicts and launch of dialogue between various countries, civilisations, cultures, societies and religions would be the byproducts of these linkages An ancient Chinese proverb goes like this: “The journey of...

    Military success in Syria gives Putin upper hand in US proxy war
    Aug21

    Military success in Syria gives Putin upper hand in US proxy war

    Russia seems winning on the new chessboard The Syrian military was foundering last year, with thousands of rebel fighters pushing into areas of the country long considered to be government strongholds. The rebel offensive was aided by powerful tank-destroying missiles supplied by the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) and Saudi Arabia....