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    Rubani wa Ukraine aanza kunywa vimiminika baada ya mgomo
    Mar10

    Rubani wa Ukraine aanza kunywa vimiminika baada ya mgomo

    Rubani wa Ukraine, Nadiya Savchenko, ameanza kunywa vimiminika kwa mujibu wa mwanasheria wake. …read more Source:...

    Trumputin: The disturbing parallels between Trump and Putin
    Mar10

    Trumputin: The disturbing parallels between Trump and Putin

    Donald Trump has a bit of a thing for strongmen. Saddam Hussein and Moammar Gadhafi might have been “bad guys,” he allows, but “at least they killed terrorists.” Ditto for Syria’s Bashar al-Assad, whom he has often characterized as a lesser, and more preferable, evil than Islamic State. And when he got caught retweeting fascist fortunes by...

    Exhibition, dedicated to 400th anniversary of Armenian book printing in Ukraine, opened in 
Kirovograd
    Mar10

    Exhibition, dedicated to 400th anniversary of Armenian book printing in Ukraine, opened in Kirovograd

    Head of the Committee on Historical and Cultural Heritage Affairs of the Union of Armenians of Ukraine, David Davtyan held a detailed presentation of the exhibition. …read more Source: Kirovograd"...

    A modern martyr
    Mar10

    A modern martyr

    A defiant Nadia Savchenko UKRAINIAN historians may yet be grateful to Russia’s president, Vladimir Putin. His war against the country has given it a rallying cause. He has also provided it with a national hero, a Ukrainian Joan of Arc. She is Nadia Savchenko, a 34-year-old military pilot who served in Iraq. In July 2014 Ms Savchenko was...

    Captured Ukrainian pilot defies Russian judge
    Mar10

    Captured Ukrainian pilot defies Russian judge

    MOSCOW: A Ukrainian pilot held in Russia over the death of two Russian journalists during separatist fighting in eastern Ukraine climbed onto a table and flashed an obscene gesture at a judge at the end of her trial on Wednesday. Nadezhda Savchenko (pix), 34, who faces up to 25 years jail if found guilty, has become a hero for many in Ukraine...

    Obama welcomes Trudeau, celebrates thaw in US-Canada relations
    Mar10

    Obama welcomes Trudeau, celebrates thaw in US-Canada relations

    By David Ljunggren and Roberta Rampton President Barack Obama offered a warm, red-carpet welcome for Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau at the White House on Thursday, ending a frosty period in US-Canada relations and celebrating their shared goals on climate and trade. Obama has much in common with Trudeau, the progressive 44-year-old...

    [Ticker] EU extends Russia blacklist for six months
    Mar10

    [Ticker] EU extends Russia blacklist for six months

    EU states Thursday extended for six months a visa ban and asset freeze on 146 Russians and Ukrainians as well as 37 entities deemed guilty of violating Ukraine’s territorial integrity. Three people were removed from the previous list because they died in the meantime. The new list expires 15 September. …read more Source:...

    [Ticker] MEPs urge EU to blacklist Putin over Ukrainian pilot
    Mar10

    [Ticker] MEPs urge EU to blacklist Putin over Ukrainian pilot

    A group of 64 cross-party MEPs has written to EU foreign relations chief Mogherini urging her to propose visa bans and asset freezes on 29 Russians, including Russian leader Putin, deemed guilty of unlawfully detaining Ukrainian pilot Savchenko. The initiative comes ahead of an EU foreign ministers’ meeting Monday. …read more Source:...

    TV Show’s Revelation About Dustin Hoffman’s Roots Brings the Actor to Tears
    Mar10

    TV Show’s Revelation About Dustin Hoffman’s Roots Brings the Actor to Tears

    Actor Dustin Hoffman was overwhelmed with emotion after learning about the heroic actions and suffering of his great-grandparents in Soviet Russia, about whom he apparently knew nothing until he heard their story during an interview with PBS’s “Finding Your Roots.” Researchers with the genealogy show hosted by Henry Louis Gates Jr....

    EU extends Russia sanctions
    Mar10

    EU extends Russia sanctions

    EU sanctions against Russian citizens and firms were extended for six months on Thursday as the bloc sought to maintain pressure on supporters of Russian aggression in Ukraine. The sanctions affect 146 people and 37 firms — most of them Russian — that are accused of supporting Russia’s annexation of the Crimean peninsula and the conflict in...