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    Ukraine’s Savchenko: Without Peace, The War ‘Will Last Forever’
    Jun11

    Ukraine’s Savchenko: Without Peace, The War ‘Will Last Forever’

    Ukrainian airwoman and lawmaker Nadia Savchenko, released from Russian captivity last month, discusses negotiating with Russia-backed separatists, the need for new blood in parliament, and political “senility” in the Kremlin. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Official Yerevan responds to remark made by Russian Foreign Ministry’s representative
    Jun11

    Official Yerevan responds to remark made by Russian Foreign Ministry’s representative

    During the first Armenian Republic Garegin Nzhdeh defended the country’s population from aggression by armed groups of Azerbaijan, a state that had just appeared on the world map in that period. He organized defense of Armenian territories including Zangezur, Spokesman of Armenian Foreign Ministry Tigran Balayan wrote on his Facebook page...

    Savchenko Calls For ‘Fair And Transparent’ Elections In Ukraine
    Jun11

    Savchenko Calls For ‘Fair And Transparent’ Elections In Ukraine

    Ukrainian military aviator Nadia Savchenko has called for “fair and transparent” elections in Ukraine. Speaking to Oleksandr Lashchenko, host of RFE/RL’s Ukrainian Service program Saturday Interview, Savchenko said conditions for holding a free and democratic vote in her country did not yet exist. Savchenko spent nearly two...

    Savchenko Ready To Take Polygraph Test To Silence Critics
    Jun11

    Savchenko Ready To Take Polygraph Test To Silence Critics

    Ukrainian military aviator Nadia Savchenko said she would take a lie-detector test to silence critics that have suggested she might be a double agent for Russia. Savchenko spent nearly two years in Russian captivity before she was released in May. After receiving a hero’s welcome and being sworn in as a lawmaker, recent polls show a dip in...

    Former Soviet Union Stepping Up Social-Media-Post Arrests
    Jun11

    Former Soviet Union Stepping Up Social-Media-Post Arrests

    Image: Prison. Stock Photo. Pixabay.com A surge in the use of social media to energize activists unhappy with government policy has alarmed authorities in the former Soviet Union the past few years. Now authorities have turned this opposition tool on its head by arresting those who make provocative social media posts. Those facing prison on the...

    Romney: Trump will cause ‘trickle-down racism’
    Jun11

    Romney: Trump will cause ‘trickle-down racism’

    Mitt Romney argued on Friday that Donald Trump’s rhetoric could make racist and misogynistic sentiments more permissible in America. The 2012 Republican nominee hammered the presumptive Republican nominee’s past comments on race, saying on CNN’s “The Situation Room” that if Trump were to become president, his words would pose an...

    Zakharova: Press Release on Russian Deputy Foreign Minister’s meeting with French Co-Chair was removed from ministry’s website because of inaccurate text
    Jun11

    Zakharova: Press Release on Russian Deputy Foreign Minister’s meeting with French Co-Chair was removed from ministry’s website because of inaccurate text

    Information on Russian Deputy Foreign Minister’s meeting with French Co-Chair was removed from the Russian Foreign Ministry’s website because of inaccurate text, Official Representative of the Russian Foreign Ministry Maria Zakharova stated at today’s briefing answering to the question why the text, which included information...

    Beer, broken glass and beatings; Euro 2016 fans revive old habits
    Jun11

    Beer, broken glass and beatings; Euro 2016 fans revive old habits

    Bottles and other objects were hurled at French police in Marseille who responded with tear gas/AFPMARSEILLE, Jun 11 – Two nights of tear gas, broken bottles and beer-bloated football fans on Marseille’s Vieux Port came as a stark reminder to European Championship organisers that old habits die hard. France has been on the lookout for...

    EU should enter into economic collaboration with Russia: Merkel
    Jun11

    EU should enter into economic collaboration with Russia: Merkel

    German Chancellor Angela Merkel said the European Union should aim to forge a common economic bloc with Moscow stretching from Vladivostok in the Pacific Ocean to Lisbon in Portugal. Speaking at a corporate event Merkel expressed the view that economic sanctions imposed on Russia by the EU due to the crisis in Ukraine were not an end in...

    Sharmazanov to Zakharova: Garegin Nzhdeh was not a Nazi he was patriot of Armenia
    Jun11

    Sharmazanov to Zakharova: Garegin Nzhdeh was not a Nazi he was patriot of Armenia

    Monument to Garegin Nzhdeh was erected in the center of Yerevan because Nzhdeh is a national hero of Armenian nation, Deputy Speaker of Armenian Parliament Eduard Sharmazanov told ArmInfo’s correspondent commenting on Russian Foreign minister Maria Zakharova’s statement. “Nzhdeh is a national hero of Armenian nation the same way...