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    Russians worried about economy before Putin call-in show
    Apr13

    Russians worried about economy before Putin call-in show

    MOSCOW (AP) — Before President Vladimir Putin’s annual call-in show on Thursday, the Kremlin has been sifting through more than 1 million questions from Russians across the country. Chief among concerns this year are the rising cost of utilities — a perennial issue — and the state of Russia’s roads, said Kremlin spokesman Dmitry...

    Parallel Worlds to bring together 18 youth theater companies in Baranovichi
    Apr13

    Parallel Worlds to bring together 18 youth theater companies in Baranovichi

    The Belarusian Youth Capital, the city of Baranovichi, will host the theater forum from 19 to 24 April for the sixth time. Partaking in the festival will be theater companies from Belarus, Ukraine, Russia, Germany, and Estonia. …read more Source:...

    Eight Ukrainian Soldiers Wounded In East
    Apr13

    Eight Ukrainian Soldiers Wounded In East

    Ukraine’s military says eight soldiers have been wounded in fighting with Russia-backed separatists in the east of the country over the past 24 hours. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Ukrainian parliament prepares to vote for new prime minister
    Apr13

    Ukrainian parliament prepares to vote for new prime minister

    Volodymyr Groysman appears to have agreed to take role after days of negotiations that paralysed governmentUkraine’s parliament is due to vote on a new prime minister on Thursday, amid hopes a lengthy political crisis that has paralysed the government and worried Kiev’s western allies will come to an end.After days of negotiations on...

    Lithuania blacklists 46 Russians for prosecuting Ukrainians
    Apr13

    Lithuania blacklists 46 Russians for prosecuting Ukrainians

    VILNIUS, Lithuania (AP) ” The Lithuanian government says it has blacklisted 46 Russian citizens involved in the criminal prosecution of several Ukrainians, including the imprisoned pilot Nadezhda Savchenko.Foreign Minister Linas… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Lithuania blacklists 46 Russians for prosecuting Ukrainians
    Apr13

    Lithuania blacklists 46 Russians for prosecuting Ukrainians

    The Lithuanian government says it has blacklisted 46 Russian citizens involved in the criminal prosecution of several Ukrainians, including the imprisoned pilot Nadezhda Savchenko. …read more Source: FOX...

    Rich nations probe Panama Papers tax revelations
    Apr13

    Rich nations probe Panama Papers tax revelations

    Police stand guard outside the Mossack Fonseca law firm offices in Panama City during a raid on April 12, 2016/AFPPARIS, France, Apr 13 – Tax authorities from the world’s richest nations on Wednesday probed a mass of murky offshore dealings revealed in the huge Panama Papers data leak, just hours after police raided the law firm at the...

    Russia pushes back ‘Putin’s bridge’ to annexed Crimea by a year
    Apr13

    Russia pushes back ‘Putin’s bridge’ to annexed Crimea by a year

    Russia has pushed back the completion date of a showcase multi-billion dollar bridge to link the Russian mainland with annexed Crimea by one year, saying the original plan had to be adjusted to take account of the weight of the trains that will cross it. The Kremlin sees the bridge, which will span the Kerch Strait, as vital to integrating...

    UN employee ‘captured’ by Ukraine rebels
    Apr13

    UN employee ‘captured’ by Ukraine rebels

    KIEV: The United Nations said Wednesday that one of its staff members had been captured by pro-Russian rebels in Ukraine’s separatist east. The UN is carrying out a humanitarian mission in the war-torn republics of Lugansk and Donetsk. The world body’s office in Kiev said it had mobilised all channels to ensure its unnamed staff...

    Over 700 athletes to gather for Grodno IOF World Ranking event
    Apr13

    Over 700 athletes to gather for Grodno IOF World Ranking event

    Partaking in the competitions will be athletes, teams and orienteering clubs from Belarus, Russia, Ukraine, Poland, Lithuania, Latvia and the United States. The age of the participants will vary from 4 to 84. …read more Source:...