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    Catholicos Garegin II blesses groundbreaking ceremony of new Armenian church in Kiev
    Mar17

    Catholicos Garegin II blesses groundbreaking ceremony of new Armenian church in Kiev

    …read more Source: armenpress

    Eight injured in Georgia ski chair lift crush
    Mar17

    Eight injured in Georgia ski chair lift crush

    Ski lift accident in Georgia. Photo: Iryna JadakAt least eight tourists, including a pregnant woman from Sweden, were injured on Friday when a chair lift ran out of control in the Georgian ski resort of Gudauri, officials said.Video of the accident showed skiers being flung out of their chairs as they turned a bend as other resort visitors...

    New York real estate baron to return assets to Kazakh BTA Bank
    Mar17

    New York real estate baron to return assets to Kazakh BTA Bank

    The Astana Times provides news and information from Kazakhstan and around the world. ASTANA – Kazakhstan’s BTA Bank will receive assets and money worth $38.3 million after reaching an amicable agreement with Joseph Chetrit, an American developer and former partner of fugitive oligarch Mukhtar Ablyazov. “During a trial initiated in 2015 by...

    Tokmadi sentenced to 10 and a half years in prison for murdering former BTA Bank chair
    Mar17

    Tokmadi sentenced to 10 and a half years in prison for murdering former BTA Bank chair

    The Astana Times provides news and information from Kazakhstan and around the world. ASTANA – Muratkhan Tokmadi was sentenced March 16 to 10 1/2 years in a maximum-security prison for murdering the chair of the BTA Bank Yerzhan Tatishev during a hunt in 2004. It is the second verdict in the case that had been previously qualified as manslaughter...

    EU summit to send ‘clear message’ on ex-spy poisoning
    Mar17

    EU summit to send ‘clear message’ on ex-spy poisoning

    EU leaders will discuss a nerve agent attack on a Russian ex-spy in Britain at a Brussels summit next week, with president Donald Tusk saying the bloc would send a “clear message”. AFP file photo BRUSSELS: EU leaders will discuss a nerve agent attack on a Russian ex-spy in Britain at a Brussels summit next week, with president Donald Tusk saying...

    Kiev Violates International Law by Stemming Voting of Russians in Ukraine
    Mar17

    Kiev Violates International Law by Stemming Voting of Russians in Ukraine

    “It is a blatant violation of international obligations, international law, and violation of our citizens’ rights,” Maya Grishina said. Earlier in the day, Ukraine’s Interior Minister Arsen Avakov said that Kiev would not allow Russian citizens to visit Russian diplomatic missions on the territory of Ukraine to vote in the Sunday...

    Thiessen: What Trump needs to know before meeting with Kim Jong Un
    Mar17

    Thiessen: What Trump needs to know before meeting with Kim Jong Un

    WASHINGTON — With the nomination and likely confirmation of Mike Pompeo as secretary of state, President Trump will soon have a trusted adviser who can prepare him for his upcoming summit with North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un. Pompeo’s first job is to make sure Trump understands one thing going into those talks: North Korea has no plans to...

    Czar Vladimir (Putin)
    Mar17

    Czar Vladimir (Putin)

    By Barry WoodPutin rules like a Czar, deeply conservative, fearful of unrest, placing stability above all else. In August 1991, reporter David Remnick stood in the crowd outside the Russian parliament when Boris Yeltsin mounted a tank to denounce an attempted coup that would have brought back communism. On that day, as Remnick writes in his 1994...

    Juventus to face Real again, English pair drawn together
    Mar16

    Juventus to face Real again, English pair drawn together

    Juventus were given a chance to avenge last year’s Champions League final defeat by Real Madrid when the two sides were drawn together for the quarter-finals of this year’s competition yesterday. The last eight also produced an all English pairing as Premier League leaders Manchester City were drawn against Liverpool, the only team to...

    Russians In Ukraine Barred From Voting In March 18 Presidential Poll
    Mar16

    Russians In Ukraine Barred From Voting In March 18 Presidential Poll

    Russians living in Ukraine will be unable to vote in Russia’s presidential election because access to Moscow’s diplomatic missions will be blocked, Kyiv said March 16. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...