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    Man in Russia sent to prison for reposting article on social network
    May06

    Man in Russia sent to prison for reposting article on social network

    Court in Tver, Russia, has on May 5 sentenced a local man for reposting an article entitled “Crimea is Ukraine» on social networking site Vkontakte to two years and three months in prison. …read more Source: Baltic News...

    Russian Jailed For Reposting ‘Extremist’ Article
    May06

    Russian Jailed For Reposting ‘Extremist’ Article

    A court in the Russian city of Tver has sentenced a man to two years and three months in prison for reposting material about Crimea on a social-media network. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Russia’s Valery Gergiev Performs Concert in Syria’s Palmyra After Liberation From ISIS
    May06

    Russia’s Valery Gergiev Performs Concert in Syria’s Palmyra After Liberation From ISIS

    A famous Russian conductor has brought life back to the Syrian city of Palmyra after its liberation from the Islamic State militant group (ISIS), leading a classical concert in the ruins of the ancient city’s Roman Theater. Valery Gergiev conducted St. Petersburg’s Mariinsky Symphony Orchestra, guiding them through performances of...

    Astana, Warsaw Seek Closer Cooperation in Political, Economic Spheres
    May06

    Astana, Warsaw Seek Closer Cooperation in Political, Economic Spheres

    The Astana Times provides news and information from Kazakhstan and around the world. ASTANA – Kazakh President Nursultan Nazarbayev met May 5 at the Akorda with Poland’s Marshal of the Senate Stanisław Karczewski, where the parties discussed prospects of economic, investment and inter-parliamentary cooperation, reported the...

    Crimean Tatars launch campaign for deportation anniversary
    May06

    Crimean Tatars launch campaign for deportation anniversary

    Campaign marks commemorations for 72nd anniversary marking forceful deportations of Crimean Tatars during Soviet era …read more Source: World...

    Reliance Defence gets 16 licences for high technology equipment
    May06

    Reliance Defence gets 16 licences for high technology equipment

    Reliance Defence on Thursday said it has received 16 industrial licences for the manufacture of a wide array of high technology equipment that includes small arms, heavy weapons, armoured vehicles, ammunition, explosives, electronic warfare systems and missiles. “Of the 16 new licences given to Reliance Defence Ltd, 11 pertain to Land...

    Nazarbayev Declares Moratorium on Latest Land Code Changes, Creates Ministry of Information and Communications
    May06

    Nazarbayev Declares Moratorium on Latest Land Code Changes, Creates Ministry of Information and Communications

    The Astana Times provides news and information from Kazakhstan and around the world. ASTANA­ – Citing a failure of the government to adequately explain four elements of the nation’s new Land Code relating to the sale and lease of agricultural lands, Kazakh President Nursultan Nazarbayev placed a moratorium May 5 on those elements until...

    Israeli flag burned at Kiev Holocaust memorial on Yom Hashoah
    May06

    Israeli flag burned at Kiev Holocaust memorial on Yom Hashoah

    The flag burning near the Babi Yar ravine, where 30,000 Jews were murdered over the course of two days in September 1941. …read more Source: The Jerusalem...

    Nazarbayev vows ‘tough measures’ against any attempt to develop Ukrainian scenario in Kazakhstan
    May06
    Japan PM to meet Putin for warmer ties with Russia
    May06

    Japan PM to meet Putin for warmer ties with Russia

    Japan’s Prime Minister Shinzo Abe in London, Britain May 5, 2016. (Reuters) Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe will meet Russian President Vladimir Putin Friday in the Black Sea resort of Sochi in a bid to bolster ties and seek to resolve a decades-long territorial dispute. Tokyo-Moscow relations have been hamstrung by the row dating back...