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    Ukraine military forces shell Donetsk airport, Luhansk
    Feb28

    Ukraine military forces shell Donetsk airport, Luhansk

    The Ukrainian army has shelled the airport in the self-proclaimed Donetsk People’s Republic (DPR) and the territory of the self-proclaimed Luhansk People’s Republic (LPR) in violation of a shaky truce in the eastern regions of Ukraine. …read more Source: Iran...

    Bulgaria’s Agriculture Lost BGN 300 M in Revenues over Russian Food Ban
    Feb28

    Bulgaria’s Agriculture Lost BGN 300 M in Revenues over Russian Food Ban

    The ban on EU food imports to Russia has resuted in BGN 300 M worth lost revenues, Agriculture Minister Desislava Taneva has said. In an interview with the Bulgairan National Radio, she has explained it was not so much direct exports (worth 20 M annually) as issues related to pricing that have led to the substantial amount of money agricultural...

    Six people killed in new explosion in Russian Arctic mine where 26 miners are missing
    Feb28

    Six people killed in new explosion in Russian Arctic mine where 26 miners are missing

    Six people died — most of them rescuers — in a new explosion in a mine in northern Russia where 26 miners went missing following an accident three days ago. “Six people died, five of them rescuers,” said Anton Kovalishin, a spokesman for the emergencies ministry in the Komi region where the Severnaya mine is located. Separately, Emergencies...

    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...