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    White House: Biden tells Ukraine US ready to OK loan guarantee
    May13

    White House: Biden tells Ukraine US ready to OK loan guarantee

    …read more Source: The Jerusalem...

    Duma to Restrict Foreign Travel for Russians
    May13

    Duma to Restrict Foreign Travel for Russians

    A package of “counterterrorism bills” was approved by the lower chamber of the Russian Parliament at its first reading today. The bills seek to amend the Russian Criminal Code by adding severe punishments for promoting terrorism and extremist activities. Earlier this week, the Kremlin had recommended to the Duma that it pass these bills. If—or...

    Biden tells Ukraine US ready to OK loan guarantee – White House
    May13

    Biden tells Ukraine US ready to OK loan guarantee – White House

    U.S. Vice President Biden told Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko in a call on Friday that the United States is prepared to move forward with a third loan guarantee agreement to support reforms, the White House said. …read more Source: Channel...

    Biden tells Ukraine U.S. ready to OK loan guarantee – White House
    May13

    Biden tells Ukraine U.S. ready to OK loan guarantee – White House

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. Vice President Biden told Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko in a call on Friday that the United States is prepared to move forward with a third loan guarantee agreement to support reforms, the White House said. …read more Source: The...

    Russian TV Doesn’t Get Ukraine’s Eurovision Entry
    May13

    Russian TV Doesn’t Get Ukraine’s Eurovision Entry

    Ukraine’s Eurovision entry has reached the finals with a song about the suffering of Crimean Tatars forcibly deported under Josef Stalin. But seen through the prism of Russian state media, the song has a very different meaning. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Indian, Ukrainian Companies Sign Major Defence Pact
    May13

    Indian, Ukrainian Companies Sign Major Defence Pact

    Reliance Defence, a wholly owned subsidiary of Reliance Infrastructure Limited – India’s largest private sector enterprise power utility and construction company, recently signed an agreement with three Ukrainian state-run firms – Ukroboronprom, Spetstechno Exports and Antonov – to manufacture a range of military products, such as transport...

    Amid Russian Aggression, Nordic States Determined To Maintain Sanctions After Obama White House Meeting
    May13

    Amid Russian Aggression, Nordic States Determined To Maintain Sanctions After Obama White House Meeting

    The leaders of Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway and Sweden had one nation on their minds while attending a summit at the White House on Friday — Russia — and its airspace violations and aggressive posturing. While meeting with President Barack Obama, the leaders all agreed on the need to maintain sanctions against Russia following the illegal...

    Watch: Russian Strongmen Lift Soviet ‘Tank’ With Bare Hands
    May13

    Watch: Russian Strongmen Lift Soviet ‘Tank’ With Bare Hands

    “Quantity is quality,” Joseph Stalin is often quoted as telling his Soviet troops. In modern Russia a group of factory workers appear to have taken that maxim to the extreme as a video of a dozen of them lifting a Red Army tank with their bare hands has spread online. The video, taken in a factory in central Russia, near the city of...

    EU sanctions mooted amid DR Congo crackdown
    May13

    EU sanctions mooted amid DR Congo crackdown

    Britain warned it may seek EU sanctions over “acts of repression” in the Democratic Republic of Congo …read more Source: Al...

    EU sanctions mooted amid DR Congo crackdown (AFP)
    May13

    EU sanctions mooted amid DR Congo crackdown (AFP)

    Kinshasa (AFP) – Britain warned Friday it may seek EU sanctions over “acts of repression” in the Democratic Republic of Congo, as police clashed with supporters of a key opposition leader accused of hiring foreign mercenaries. …read more Source: The West...