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    Vladimir Putin: ‘Black Sea bridge builders are working on historic mission’
    Mar19

    Vladimir Putin: ‘Black Sea bridge builders are working on historic mission’

    President made statement to workers on bridge between Crimea and Russia on anniversary of annexationVladimir Putin, marking the anniversary of Russia’s annexation of Crimea, has exhorted workers building a bridge between the Black Sea peninsula and Russia to fulfil a “historic mission” conceived by a Russian tsar. Russia seized Crimea from...

    Tara VanDerveer, former star Jennifer Azzi take NCAA stage
    Mar19

    Tara VanDerveer, former star Jennifer Azzi take NCAA stage

    At 3:30 a.m. on a brutally cold morning while leaving the Ukraine, her U.S. teammates already on the bus outside the hotel, Jennifer Azzi stopped for a group of begging, poverty-stricken elderly women and handed out all of her remaining currency and her extra clothes. … Click to Continue » …read more Source: Miami...

    Ukraine’s Viktor Yanukovich: Assets Seizure Is Attempt To Hide Kiev’s Failings
    Mar19

    Ukraine’s Viktor Yanukovich: Assets Seizure Is Attempt To Hide Kiev’s Failings

    Former Ukrainian president Viktor Yanukovich said on Friday Kiev’s new government was trying to obscure its failings by pushing through a law to confiscate his alleged offshore assets. …read more Source:...

    Russian rocket with US grandpa astronaut onboard lifts off for space station
    Mar19

    Russian rocket with US grandpa astronaut onboard lifts off for space station

    MOSCOW: A Russian rocket lifted off from the Baikonur space base Friday, carrying three crew to the International Space Station, including a US grandfather who is poised to enter the record books. The rocket took off in windy conditions from Russia’s space base in Kazakhstan at 2126 GMT, an AFP reporter saw. The trio comprise Russians Oleg...

    EU wants more countries to impose sanctions on Russia
    Mar18

    EU wants more countries to impose sanctions on Russia

    BRUSSELS: The European Union (EU) called on Friday for more countries to impose sanctions on Russia over Moscow’s annexation of Ukraine’s Crimea peninsula two years ago, saying European governments were very worried about Moscow’s military build-up in the region. In a statement issued on the anniversary of Russia’s formal...

    News24.com | Putin visits Crimea to mark 2 years since annexation
    Mar18

    News24.com | Putin visits Crimea to mark 2 years since annexation

    President Vladimir Putin has visited Crimea as Russia marked two years since annexing the Black Sea peninsula from Ukraine. …read more Source:...

    Crimea ceremonies mark two years since Russian annexation
    Mar18

    Crimea ceremonies mark two years since Russian annexation

    It is the second anniversary of Crimea’s reunification with Moscow. President Vladimir Putin is in Crimea to check progres on the construction of… …read more Source:...

    Manchester City v Manchester United: Pellegrini hopes for derby-day freshness
    Mar18

    Manchester City v Manchester United: Pellegrini hopes for derby-day freshness

    Manuel Pellegrini hopes the extra rest enjoyed by his Manchester City players will allow them to turn up the derby-day heat on Manchester United. The Manchester rivals meet at the Etihad Stadium on Sunday in the Premier League following a week of contrasting fortunes in European competition. City overcame the early loss of captain Vincent Kompany...

    Concert pianist finds 2 daughters dead, wife faces mental exam
    Mar18

    Concert pianist finds 2 daughters dead, wife faces mental exam

    An internationally renowned concert pianist arrived at his estranged wife’s home in Texas to pick up their two daughters and found the girls slain in their beds, police said Friday. Authorities say their Russian mother, who had suffered knife wounds, faces a mental health exam. …read more Source:...

    Exclusive – Assets seizure is attempt to hide Kiev's failings: Ukraine's Yanukovich
    Mar18

    Exclusive – Assets seizure is attempt to hide Kiev's failings: Ukraine's Yanukovich

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – Former Ukrainian president Viktor Yanukovich said on Friday Kiev’s new government was trying to obscure its failings by pushing through a law to confiscate his alleged offshore assets. …read more Source: The...