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    Eduard Sharmazanov: Like external factors, corruption is the reason of economic problems in Armenia
    Dec01

    Eduard Sharmazanov: Like external factors, corruption is the reason of economic problems in Armenia

    Corruption is one of the reasons of the economic setback in Armenia, Vice Speaker of Armenian Parliament Eduard Sharmazanov said at today’s press conference in Yerevan, when replying to ArmInfo’s question. He said that were it not for Serzh Sargsyan and the Republican Party of Armenia (RPA), the country would face a more explosive...

    Beeline announces the launch of sale of Beeline Fast brand smartphones
    Dec01

    Beeline announces the launch of sale of Beeline Fast brand smartphones

    Beeline Armenia has announced the launch of sale of Beeline Fast brand smartphones starting from December 3. The Beeline Fast smartphones operate on the Android 5.1 system, the press office of the company reports. “Our new smartphone fully justifies its leader status as it offers an almost ideal combination of design and performance. This...

    With fighting easing, landmines still haunt east Ukraine (AFP)
    Dec01

    With fighting easing, landmines still haunt east Ukraine (AFP)

    Shyrokyne (Ukraine) (AFP) – It has been 10 months since Igor last visited his home in the eastern no man’s land of war-shattered Ukraine. …read more Source: The West...

    Ukrainian President Pardons Russian in Prisoner Exchange
    Dec01

    Ukrainian President Pardons Russian in Prisoner Exchange

    President Petro Poroshenko has pardoned a Russian citizen arrested in eastern Ukraine and exchanged him for a Ukrainian serviceman held by Russian-backed separatists. Poroshenko announced the exchange on his official website, which showed a photograph of him meeting early Tuesday with the freed Ukrainian, Andrei Grechanov. The president said he...

    U.S. sending 30-year-old, obsolete equipment to Ukraine military
    Dec01

    U.S. sending 30-year-old, obsolete equipment to Ukraine military

    You know he doesn’t like to upset Vladimir. That’s why he welched on the U.S. commitment to install missile defense systems in Poland and the Czech Republic. That’s why he whispered to Dmitri Medvedev that he could be more flexible as soon as he got past that dumb election. Ukraine is a tricky question, though, for Barack Obama....

    Belarus’ peace initiatives on Ukraine have been recognized worldwide
    Dec01

    Belarus’ peace initiatives on Ukraine have been recognized worldwide

    “None of us could have imagined the tragedy that unfolded in this brotherly country. Belarus’ peace initiatives to resolve the conflict in Ukraine have been recognized worldwide,” the Metropolitan said. …read more Source:...

    Crimea Blockade Coordinator Promises “Naval Blockade”
    Dec01

    Crimea Blockade Coordinator Promises “Naval Blockade”

    Lenur Islyamov, the main coordinator of the Crimea blockade, has promised to organize a “naval blockade” of the peninsula after the transport and energy ones. …read more Source:...

    Rudder problem, pilot actions led to Indonesia AirAsia crash
    Dec01

    Rudder problem, pilot actions led to Indonesia AirAsia crash

    A rudder control system problem that had occurred 23 times in the previous 12 months coupled with the pilots’ response led to last year’s crash of an AirAsia plane that killed all 162 people on board, Indonesian investigators said Tuesday. In releasing their report, the National Transportation Safety Committee said an analysis of...

    Russia HIV infection bucks trends as World Aids Day marked
    Dec01

    Russia HIV infection bucks trends as World Aids Day marked

    MOSCOW (AP) — On a frigid evening on the outskirts of Moscow, two HIV-prevention activists unzip backpacks, pull out packs of hypodermic needles and start discretely approaching people leaving a nearby pharmacy with an offer that could save their lives. So-called harm reduction programs — which distribute clean needles and condoms as well as...

    Lubomyr Luciuk: Canada has been good to refugees — including my family
    Dec01

    Lubomyr Luciuk: Canada has been good to refugees — including my family

    Canada has been good to refugees. I should know. My late parents were both political refugees, fleeing the Soviet and Nazi occupations that eviscerated Ukraine, before, during, and after the Second World War. Like millions of others, they found themselves in Western Europe at war’s end, their homeland no longer theirs. They could not...