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    Gorbachev Urges Putin and Obama to Begin Ukraine Talks
    Apr22

    Gorbachev Urges Putin and Obama to Begin Ukraine Talks

    The Soviet Union’s last leader Mikhail Gorbachev has urged the U.S. and Russian presidents to personally start talks on alleviating the Ukraine crisis, fearing the conflict may not stay “frozen” for long. Ukraine has entered a tense stalemate with Russian-backed separatists in its eastern Donetsk and Luhansk regions, after violence erupted...

    ‘Rebellion’ by 19 Russian soldiers in Donbas: report
    Apr22

    ‘Rebellion’ by 19 Russian soldiers in Donbas: report

    Nineteen Russian soldiers stationed in the Donbas region of eastern Ukraine have “rebelled” against their commanders and asked to be sent back to Russia, Polish media have reported, citing Ukrainian intelligence. …read more Source: Polskie Radio dla...

    Obama’s royal holiday: Lunch with queen, dinner with princes
    Apr22

    Obama’s royal holiday: Lunch with queen, dinner with princes

    Obama’s lunch with the queen is the latest in a series of engagements between the two families since he took office in 2009. Most people send a card, call, or post on Facebook for someone’s birthday, but President Barack Obama has gone the extra mile – thousands of miles, actually – to deliver 90th birthday greetings to Queen...

    Moscow defends ruling to suspend Tatar legislature in Crimea
    Apr22

    Moscow defends ruling to suspend Tatar legislature in Crimea

    MOSCOW (AP) — A spokesman for President Vladimir Putin has rejected U.S. criticism about a recent decision to suspend a Crimean Tatar legislative body.The Russian …read more Source: Taiwan...

    How to Start a New Life in the French Foreign Legion
    Apr22

    How to Start a New Life in the French Foreign Legion

    Military service is often the chosen path of those with a patriotic calling. But for the men of the French Foreign Legion, the country they’re trained to fight and die for isn’t their own. Volunteers come from all over the world—Panama, Slovakia, the United States—to be sent to some of the most far-flung and dangerous posts occupied...

    Obama’s royal holiday: Lunch with queen, dinner with princes
    Apr22

    Obama’s royal holiday: Lunch with queen, dinner with princes

    Britain’s Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip, the Duke of Edinburgh wave to well-wishers during her 90th birthday celebrations in Windsor, Britain, 21 April 2016. (ANDY RAIN/EPA/Getty Images) LONDON — Most people send a card, call, or post on Facebook for someone’s birthday, but President Barack Obama has gone the extra mile —...

    S. Ordabayev appointed Ambassador of Kazakhstan to Ukraine
    Apr22

    S. Ordabayev appointed Ambassador of Kazakhstan to Ukraine

    ASTANA. KAZINFORM – By the Decree of the President of Kazakhstan, Samat Ordabayev has been named Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary Ambassador of Kazakhstan to Ukraine, the press service of the Akorda informs. …read more Source:...

    EIB lends €250 mln to PKP
    Apr22

    EIB lends €250 mln to PKP

    The European Investment Bank (EIB) will lend EUR 250 million to PKP Polskie Linie Kolejowe to finance improvements to the railways along the strategic TEN-T North Sea–Baltic Corridor linking the Baltic Sea with the Ukraine border, the bank said. The EIB funds will support the modernisation of the 171 km section of the railway line between… This...

    FM commented on issue regarding Kazakhstani tourists’ summer trips to Crimea
    Apr22

    FM commented on issue regarding Kazakhstani tourists’ summer trips to Crimea

    ASTANA. KAZINFORM Foreign Affairs Minister Erlan Idrissov commented on the question regarding Kazakhstanis’ summer holidays in the Crimea. …read more Source:...

    Moscow defends ruling to suspend Tatar legislature in Crimea
    Apr22

    Moscow defends ruling to suspend Tatar legislature in Crimea

    MOSCOW (AP) ” A spokesman for President Vladimir Putin has rejected U.S. criticism about a recent decision to suspend a Crimean Tatar legislative body.The Russian justice ministry earlier this week suspended the Tatar Mejlis after… …read more Source: The New Zealand...