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    Nominees in main Oscars categories
    Feb28

    Nominees in main Oscars categories

    Hollywood, United States – The 88th Oscars will be held Sunday at the Dolby Theatre in Hollywood. Here are the nominees in the main categories for the 88th Academy Awards, to be handed out on Sunday in Hollywood: Image from www.goldenglobes.com Best picture: “The Big Short” “Bridge of Spies” “Brooklyn” “Mad Max: Fury Road” “The Martian” “The...

    Ukraine plans offensive to retake Crimea from Russia
    Feb28

    Ukraine plans offensive to retake Crimea from Russia

    Ukraine is preparing a special military unit in a bid to retake Crimea, the country’s premier said on Saturday. “We are working on a project that will prepare us to regain Crimea,” said Arsen Avakov, RT reported. Crimea declared independence from Ukraine on March 17, 2014 and formally applied to become part of Russia following a referendum...

    Russia’s Staging Bases in Armenia
    Feb28

    Russia’s Staging Bases in Armenia

    Image: Stock Photo. FreeImages.com/Krzysztof (Kriss) Szkurlatowski Armenians have had an ambivalent feeling toward Russia since independence in 1991. On the one hand, they are grateful that Russia’s defeat of Persia — today’s Iran — in the early 1800s prevented the destruction of Armenian civilization. They are also...

    Russia’s staging bases in Armenia
    Feb28

    Russia’s staging bases in Armenia

    Image: Stock Photo. FreeImages.com/Krzysztof (Kriss) Szkurlatowski Armenians have had an ambivalent feeling toward Russia since independence in 1991. On the one hand, they are grateful that Russia’s defeat of Persia — today’s Iran — in the early 1800s prevented the destruction of Armenian civilization. They are also...

    Russians honour slain Kremlin critic Boris Nemtsov
    Feb28

    Russians honour slain Kremlin critic Boris Nemtsov

    MOSCOW: Thousands of Russians marched through central Moscow on Saturday in memory of opposition politician Boris Nemtsov who was gunned down near the Kremlin a year ago in the highest-profile assassination of Vladimir Putin’s rule. On a bright sunny afternoon opposition supporters thronged the streets amid heightened police security as a...

    Washington’s Experiment on Ukraine Proves Costly for Ukrainians
    Feb28

    Washington’s Experiment on Ukraine Proves Costly for Ukrainians

    TEHRAN (FNA)- The Maidan coup turned out to be US policymakers’ ‘most adventurous power assertion’ of the post-Cold War period, costing Ukraine its political stability, economic well-being, and tens of thousands of lives, writes Salon foreign affairs contributor Patrick L. Smith; at the same time, the journalist says,...

    Russian opposition pays respects to slain Kremlin critic Boris Nemtsov
    Feb27

    Russian opposition pays respects to slain Kremlin critic Boris Nemtsov

    Moscow // Thousands of Russians on Saturday honoured the memory of opposition politician Boris Nemtsov, who was gunned down near the Kremlin a year earlier in the most high-profile assassination of Vladimir Putin’s rule.Anti-Kremlin activists urged ordinary Russians to join them on a memorial march through central Moscow, with other...

    Moldova in Crisis as Corruption Threatens Stability
    Feb27

    Moldova in Crisis as Corruption Threatens Stability

    A financial crisis in Moldova has exposed deep-rooted corruption that is boosting pro-Russia parties and threatening Moldova’s stability. Monthslong protests around government buildings have raised comparisons with the uprising in neighboring Ukraine. Meanwhile, Western backers are withholding financial support until the government makes...

    Russians march in memory of slain Kremlin critic
    Feb27

    Russians march in memory of slain Kremlin critic

    Boris Nemtsov was shot days before he was to release report on alleged Russian military involvement in Ukraine conflict …read more Source: AL...

    Don’t Miss the Film About a Great African-American Amid This Year’s Oscars so White
    Feb27

    Don’t Miss the Film About a Great African-American Amid This Year’s Oscars so White

    ‘What Happened, Miss Simone?,’ a documentary about the legendary singer, songwriter and civil rights activist Nina Simone, was nominated for an Academy Award this year. As a performer, Nina Simone was known for her soulful vocals and carefree musical style, which captured audiences and attracted life-long fans, such as Langston...