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    Chernobyl is symbol of shaky EU-Ukraine ties
    Apr28

    Chernobyl is symbol of shaky EU-Ukraine ties

    Ukraine’s Chernobyl nuclear power plant blew up exactly 30 years ago. Since April 26, 1986, European peers have poured millions of pounds into the ex-Soviet state to help stop a bad situation getting worse. As such, it’s a symbol of the highs – and lows – of efforts to bring Ukraine closer to the European Union.The explosion at...

    Orlando Bloom visits Donbass as UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador
    Apr28

    Orlando Bloom visits Donbass as UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador

    KIEV. KAZINFORM – British actor Orlando Bloom has arrived in Donbass as UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador, a UNICEF representative in Ukraine said on Thursday. …read more Source:...

    French Lawmakers Urge Government not to Renew Russia Sanctions
    Apr28

    French Lawmakers Urge Government not to Renew Russia Sanctions

    NNA – The French parliament on Thursday adopted a resolution urging the government not to back the extension of sanctions against Russia over the conflict in eastern Ukraine. Thierry Mariani, a lawmak …read more Source: National News...

    Orlando Bloom visits war-scarred east Ukraine
    Apr28

    Orlando Bloom visits war-scarred east Ukraine

    KIEV, Ukraine – Pirates of the Caribbean star Orlando Bloom has paid an unannounced visit to war-scarred eastern Ukraine in his role as a goodwill ambassador for the United Nations Children’s Emergency Fund. Ukrainian television showed the 39-year-old British actor, who made his breakthrough as Legolas in The Lord of the … …read...

    Throwing events in Brest welcome athletes from four countries
    Apr28

    Throwing events in Brest welcome athletes from four countries

    The two-day competitions in hammer, discus, javelin throwing and shot-putting will be held at the Brest Sport Center. Partaking in the events will be more than 200 athletes from Belarus, Ukraine, Poland, and Moldova. …read more Source:...

    France’s lower house calls on EU to lift Russia sanctions
    Apr28

    France’s lower house calls on EU to lift Russia sanctions

    PARIS — France’s lower house of parliament adopted a resolution Thursday calling for the European Union to lift its economic sanctions against Russia, though less than a fifth of the chamber participated in the vote. Of the National Assembly’s 577 MPs, 101 voted. Fifty-five voted in favor and 44 were against the resolution, which...

    Soviet apocalypse
    Apr28

    Soviet apocalypse

    “MY MOTHERLAND is the Soviet Union,” reads a sentence written in cursive script in one of the exercise books scattered on the floor of an abandoned school in Pripyat, a Soviet-era ghost town in Ukraine next to the Chernobyl nuclear plant. The town, built for the plant’s workers and their families, was evacuated on the afternoon of April...

    Beeline extends functions of My Beeline Armenia application
    Apr28

    Beeline extends functions of My Beeline Armenia application

    Beeline Armenia Company has announced the expansion of functions in My Beeline Armenia application and the launch of eShop online shop. The extended functions of the application allow receiving information on calls, SMS and internet traffic to the app itself or to the subscriber’s email. eShop allows to make orders through the app, without...

    Russia launches first rocket from new cosmodrome in far eastern region
    Apr28

    Russia launches first rocket from new cosmodrome in far eastern region

    VOSTOCHNY // Russia launched the first rocket from its new Vostochny cosmodrome on Thursday, with president Vladimir Putin hailing the event after dressing down officials over a delay caused by a technical glitch.The launch is a major milestone for Russia’s beleaguered space sector, with the new spaceport in the far east of the country...

    Kazakh-Ukrainian duo sneaked into Kunming Open final
    Apr28

    Kazakh-Ukrainian duo sneaked into Kunming Open final

    ASTANA. KAZINFORM – Kazakhstani tennis player Aleksandr Nedovyesov and his men’s doubles partner Denys Molchanov from Ukraine advanced to the final of the ATP’s Kunming Open in Anning, China with the prize fund of $100,000. …read more Source:...