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    Five soldiers killed in east, highest toll in two months: Ukraine military
    Nov14

    Five soldiers killed in east, highest toll in two months: Ukraine military

    Five Ukrainian soldiers have been killed in the past 24 hours during fighting in the east of Ukraine, the Ukrainian military said Saturday, its highest death toll since a fragile ceasefire with pro-Russian separatists began two months ago …read more Source: The Daily...

    Ukrainian lawmakers approve gay rights bill
    Nov14

    Ukrainian lawmakers approve gay rights bill

    KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — Ukrainian lawmakers have approved a bill that bans discrimination of gays, key legislation intended to help pave the way for visa-free travel between Ukraine and the European Union. …read more Source: CNS...

    Seven killed in Slovakia helicopter crash
    Nov14

    Seven killed in Slovakia helicopter crash

    At least seven people have been killed in a helicopter crash in eastern Slovakia, with local authorities suspecting that the aircraft was smuggling refugees from neighboring Ukraine. …read more Source: Iran...

    World Athletic Body Suspends Russia from Track and Field for Doping
    Nov14

    World Athletic Body Suspends Russia from Track and Field for Doping

    The world athletics governing body suspended Russia on Friday from participating in global track and field events because of alleged state-sponsored doping. The International Association of Athletics Federations voted 22 to 1 in favor of provisional sanctions on Russia. This includes banning the Russian track and field team from competing in the...

    Biden To Visit Ukraine In December Amid Peace Efforts
    Nov14

    Biden To Visit Ukraine In December Amid Peace Efforts

    The White House announced November 13 that U.S. Vice President Joe Biden will visit Ukraine in early December amid efforts to forge a lasting peace in the war-torn nation. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Telephone conversation held between the Presidents of Azerbaijan and Ukraine
    Nov14

    Telephone conversation held between the Presidents of Azerbaijan and Ukraine

    President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko had a phone conversation with President of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev, APA reports quoting press service of President of Ukraine. …read more Source:...

    Stuck between past and present, Lenin lingers on in parts of ex-USSR
    Nov14

    Stuck between past and present, Lenin lingers on in parts of ex-USSR

    Bishkek (Kyrgyzstan) (AFP) – On a recent morning a small group of pensioners gathered round a monument to Communist leader Vladimir Lenin in a far-flung corner of the bygone empire he helped found.The system he established disappeared from Kyrgyzstan in central Asia when the Soviet Union collapsed some 25 years ago but the Russian leader...

    Seven dead in Slovakia in crash of helicopter possibly people
    Nov14

    Seven dead in Slovakia in crash of helicopter possibly people

    BRATISLAVA: A helicopter flown from Ukraine possibly smuggling migrants crashed in a remote part of eastern Slovakia, killing at least seven people, authorities said Friday. Slovakian police believe the flight was carrying illegal migrants over the European Union’s outer border, Interior Ministry spokesman Ivan Netik told dpa. The number of...

    Egypt: Why Putin Needs the FBI by Amy Knight | NYR Daily
    Nov14

    Egypt: Why Putin Needs the FBI by Amy Knight | NYR Daily

    Alexey Druginyn/Ria Novosti/Kremlin Pool/epa/Corbis Russian President Vladimir Putin and Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi, Sochi, Russia, August 12, 2014 The investigation of the crash of a Russian passenger plane over Egypt’s Sinai Peninsula on October 31 took an unexpected turn on Friday, when unnamed senior US officials told CBS...

    Cold threatens 700,000 children in Ukraine
    Nov14

    Cold threatens 700,000 children in Ukraine

    GENEVA: Damaged pipelines in war-torn eastern Ukraine are threatening to cut off water, heating and electrical supplies at a time when temperatures ar …read more Source: The News...