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    Ukraine pilot Savchenko ‘will serve’ her sentence – Kremlin
    Mar26

    Ukraine pilot Savchenko ‘will serve’ her sentence – Kremlin

    MOSCOW: Ukrainian military pilot Nadiya Savchenko will serve her 22-year jail term over the killing of two Russian journalists, the Kremlin said Saturday despite Kiev’s pushing for a prisoner exchange. “With Savchenko, the situation is as simple and understandable as possible. Savchenko is a convict… She will serve her sentence,” Kremlin...

    Two Ukrainian soldiers killed, 8 wounded in fresh clashes in rebel east
    Mar26

    Two Ukrainian soldiers killed, 8 wounded in fresh clashes in rebel east

    Two Ukrainian soldiers have been killed in the latest uptick in fighting with pro-Russian separatists in the country’s war-torn east, a Kiev military official said Saturday …read more Source: The Daily...

    Russians sliding into poverty at “rapid race”
    Mar26

    Russians sliding into poverty at “rapid race”

    ‘Difficulties began long before the conflict with Ukraine and the EU and US sanctions, though these aggravated the situation’ …read more Source: World...

    PostNL writes Ukraine referendum info leaflet used by local councils
    Mar26

    PostNL writes Ukraine referendum info leaflet used by local councils

    A leaflet sent by various local councils alongside voting cards for the Ukraine referendum on April 6 was actually written… …read more Source:...

    Islamic State a growing threat to East Asia, including Japan: defense review
    Mar26

    Islamic State a growing threat to East Asia, including Japan: defense review

    THE Islamic State group is becoming a growing threat to East Asia, including Japan, highlighted by the kidnapping and killing of Japanese nationals, according to a defense review released Friday. “The ISIL is threatening the security of East Asia, including Japan, by targeting the Asian people and Asian embassies in the Middle East, showing its...

    In Russia, ranks of the poor swelling
    Mar26

    In Russia, ranks of the poor swelling

    ‘Difficulties began long before the conflict with Ukraine and the EU and US sanctions, though these aggravated the situation’ …read more Source: Anadolu...

    Catholics in Bulgaria expect Easter
    Mar26

    Catholics in Bulgaria expect Easter

    On Sunday, the Catholic world celebrates Easter. A relatively small community of Catholics in Bulgaria, just above 1 percent of the population in this country, have also been expecting the Resurrection. History of Catholicism in Bulgaria dates back to the Middle Ages, when monks from the Franciscan Order of today’s Bosnia undertook a...

    Mexican faithful self-flagellate to mark Easter celebrations
    Mar26

    Mexican faithful self-flagellate to mark Easter celebrations

    Easter in the trenches for Ukrainian troopsPresident Putin attends Easter Mass in Moscow cathedralOn Easter, Pope calls for end to war, condemns waste exacerbating hunger …read more Source: Thanh Nien...

    What’s Behind the Brain Drain in the Former Soviet Union
    Mar26

    What’s Behind the Brain Drain in the Former Soviet Union

    Image: Ukraine. Stock Photo. Pixabay.com One of the tragedies of living in a country that is both a dictatorship and a hotbed of corruption is that many people never get a chance to realize their potential, even with top educations and skills. That’s because a relative handful of the elite in such countries skim off much of the wealth,...

    Ukrainian lawyer of Russian soldiers was kidnapped, robbed and shot to death
    Mar26

    Ukrainian lawyer of Russian soldiers was kidnapped, robbed and shot to death

    The body of a Ukrainian lawyer for one of two Russian servicemen on trial in Ukraine was discovered Friday south of the capital, Kiev. Officials said Yuri Grabovsky had been kidnapped, beaten, robbed, shot to death and then buried with an explosive device around his leg. Grabovsky was representing Alexander Alexandrov, who was captured along with...