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    Leaders of 4 countries discuss settling Ukraine conflict
    May24

    Leaders of 4 countries discuss settling Ukraine conflict

    MOSCOW (AP) — The Kremlin says that the leaders of Russia, France, Germany and Ukraine have spoken by telephone about ways to settle the conflict… …read more Source:...

    Genesis Prize billionaire co-founder will leave his money to charity, none to 4 kids
    May23

    Genesis Prize billionaire co-founder will leave his money to charity, none to 4 kids

    Mikhail Fridman singing at Musical Marathon 5775 in Moscow, June 24, 2014. (Courtesy Russian Jewish Congress) (JTA) — Russian-Jewish billionaire Mikhail Fridman has announced plans to leave his entire fortune to charity, not leaving a single kopek for his children. Fridman, Russia’s second richest man, according to Forbes magazine, said...

    Baltic defense ministers discuss preparations for upcoming NATO summit
    May23

    Baltic defense ministers discuss preparations for upcoming NATO summit

    Meeting on the Estonian island of Saaremaa on Monday, the Baltic States’ three respective Ministers of Defence discussed preparations for the upcoming Warsaw NATO Summit on July 8-9, the security situation in the Baltic Sea region, supporting Georgia and Ukraine, and defense cooperation between Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania. …read...

    The world’s largest plane Antonov – 225 causes a stir in Perth Airport, Australia (VIDEO)
    May23

    The world’s largest plane Antonov – 225 causes a stir in Perth Airport, Australia (VIDEO)

    Monday, May 23, 2016 – Thousands of plane enthusiasts thronged Perth Airport to catch a glimpse of the King of the Sky, Antonov-225, when it landed for the first time in Australia. The monster plane weighing a staggering 600 tons with wings of 290 feet or 88.4 meters long-equivalent to a five storey building, stirred the hearts of aviation...

    US to maintain Russia sanctions, hopes EU will keep them too
    May23

    US to maintain Russia sanctions, hopes EU will keep them too

    Washington will maintain economic sanctions against Russia over its support of armed separatists in eastern Ukraine and its annexation of Crimea and is hopeful that the European Union will do the same, a senior U.S. official said Monday …read more Source: The Daily...

    Russian agriculture minister granted entry to France despite sanctions
    May23

    Russian agriculture minister granted entry to France despite sanctions

    France granted Russian Agriculture Minister Alexander Tkachev an entry visa, the ministry said on Monday, even though he is on a European Union list of Russians banned from entering the bloc after Moscow annexed Ukraine’s Crimea peninsula. …read more Source: Channel...

    Foreign minister explains nature of Putin’s visit to Ukrainian counterpart
    May23

    Foreign minister explains nature of Putin’s visit to Ukrainian counterpart

    Foreign Minister Karl Erjavec explained on Monday the nature of Russian President Vladimir Putin’s visit to Slovenia in July to his Ukrainian counterpart Pavlo Klimkin. He underlined that it would be a commemorative visit to mark the 100th anniversary of the Russian Chapel. …read more Source:...

    Russian agriculture minister granted entry to France despite sanctions
    May23

    Russian agriculture minister granted entry to France despite sanctions

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – France granted Russian Agriculture Minister Alexander Tkachev an entry visa, the ministry said on Monday, even though he is on a European Union list of Russians banned from entering the bloc after Moscow annexed Ukraine’s Crimea peninsula. …read more Source: The...

    EU and Belarus: All politics to be gradual
    May23

    EU and Belarus: All politics to be gradual

    A. Lukashenka in Italy in May 2015. Photo: president.gov.by After the 2015 October presidential elections Belarus gears up for a parliamentary one on September 11 with little expectations of democratic improvement. Albeit authoritarian, Belarus is both a functional state and society. The EU is learning to live with this reality due to tensions in...

    President Poroshenko’s offshore connection in Germany
    May23

    President Poroshenko’s offshore connection in Germany

    Resentment is growing in Ukraine about the offshore holdings of the president and his confidantes. A DW investigation sheds new light on the relationship between Poroschenko and shell companies in Germany. …read more Source: Deutsche...