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    Prospects for reviving Turkish Stream project appear more promising
    Aug03

    Prospects for reviving Turkish Stream project appear more promising

    The prospects for reviving the Turkish Stream pipeline project, which envisages Russian gas supplies to Turkey and further to Europe bypassing Ukraine, at least in a downscaled form, appear more promising given the recent dramatic improvement in Russian-Turkish relations, Gareth Winrow, independent analyst on Turkey, believes. …read more...

    Ukraine now becomes a trove for black market arms trade
    Aug03

    Ukraine now becomes a trove for black market arms trade

    On February 12 last year, the same day that a ceasefire ended the worst of the fighting in eastern Ukraine between rebels and government forces, a former rebel fighter seized a chance to turn his inside knowledge of the conflict into hard cash. …read more Source: The...

    Trump hits back at ‘disastrous’ Obama
    Aug03

    Trump hits back at ‘disastrous’ Obama

    Donald Trump has dismissed Barack Obama’s time in the White House as a ‘disaster’ after the US president said he was not fit to succeed him. ‘He’s been weak, he’s been ineffective,’ Republican candidate Trump said of Obama in a Fox News interview on Tuesday. He mocked Obama’s handling of the crisis with Russia...

    Selfie star cop dies from tuberculosis after thug spat in her face (Yahoo7 News)
    Aug03

    Selfie star cop dies from tuberculosis after thug spat in her face (Yahoo7 News)

    A Ukraine policewoman who became an Internet star due to her glamorous selfies has died from tuberculosis after a vile thug spat in her face. …read more Source: The West...

    Bishkek is popular among Russian tourists
    Aug03

    Bishkek is popular among Russian tourists

    Sputnik Kyrgyzstan. Bishkek has become the most inexpensive city of the CIS, popular among Russian tourists to travel in 2016 – these are the results of the ranking of RoomGuru.ru. The list is made according to the search and reservation of hotels and apartments for accommodation from 1 January to 31 July 2016. Bishkek ranks eighth among...

    Ukraine’s Savchenko on hunger strike for release of war prisoners
    Aug03

    Ukraine’s Savchenko on hunger strike for release of war prisoners

    Nadiya Savchenko, who spent two years in a Russian prison, announced on Tuesday a new hunger strike to speed up the release of other Ukrainian prisoners of war. …read more Source: China...

    Record 1.3. Million Applied For Asylum in Europe Last Year
    Aug03

    Record 1.3. Million Applied For Asylum in Europe Last Year

    The E.U. nations, Switzerland and Norway saw a record 1.3 million migrants apply for asylum in 2015, accounting for about one-tenth of all applications (11.6 million) received by those countries in the last 30 years. According to Pew Research Center, which analyzed data from the E.U.’s statistical agency Eurostat, last year’s 1.3...

    Ukraine pilot Savchenko launches new hunger strike
    Aug03

    Ukraine pilot Savchenko launches new hunger strike

    KIEV: A Ukrainian pilot released from a Russian jail in May launched a fresh hunger strike Tuesday in protest over Kiev’s failure to secure the return of other prisoners of war in the separatist east. A Russian court sentenced the 35-year-old army helicopter navigator Nadiya Savchenko to 22 years in prison in March over the 2014 killing of...

    Asylum Seeker Applications Rise to 30-Year High in Europe: Study
    Aug03

    Asylum Seeker Applications Rise to 30-Year High in Europe: Study

    More than a million refugees and migrants applied for asylum in Europe in 2015, a record number that is a 122 percent increase versus the previous year, according to a new study from the Pew Research Center. The European Union, Norway and Switzerland received 1.3 million asylum applications last year, with around half of all applicants...

    Ukraine’s Savchenko Launches Hunger Strike over Political Inaction
    Aug03

    Ukraine’s Savchenko Launches Hunger Strike over Political Inaction

    KYIV, UKRAINE – Nadiya Savchenko, the Ukrainian servicewoman-turned-lawmaker who spent two years in a Russian jail, announced a new hunger strike on Tuesday to speed up the release of other Ukrainian …read more Source: Big News...