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    What Analysts Miss about the Russian Orthodox Church
    Jan05

    What Analysts Miss about the Russian Orthodox Church

    A recent, long article in the Christian Science Monitor profiles the revival of Orthodoxy’s political influence in Russia, arguing that religion is filling the void left by the collapse of Communism. A taste: [J]ust before the mid-December blastoff of the latest Soyuz mission to the International Space Station, the countdown procedure was...

    There Were More Deaths From Deliberate Plane Crashes Than Accidental Ones in 2015
    Jan05

    There Were More Deaths From Deliberate Plane Crashes Than Accidental Ones in 2015

    The number of accidental airline plane crashes dropped to a historic low in 2015, which meant that for the second year in a row, the number of people intentionally killed in airline planes exceeded the number of people killed in plane accidents. There were eight accidental airline plane crashes last year, the fewest since 1946, according to...

    Serena Williams withdraws at Perth, injury toll grows
    Jan05

    Serena Williams withdraws at Perth, injury toll grows

    Serena Williams retired during the second set of her Hopman Cup match in Perth on Tuesday, completing a day of injuries and upsets for the leading players on the women’s tour less than two weeks from the Australian Open. Williams, who missed the U.S. team’s opening loss to Ukraine on Monday because of inflammation in her left knee,...

    Tomas Berdych advances to 2nd round at Qatar Open
    Jan05

    Tomas Berdych advances to 2nd round at Qatar Open

    DOHA, Qatar (AP) — Third-seeded Tomas Berdych advanced to the second round of the Qatar Open by beating Sergiy Stakhovsky of Ukraine 7-5, 6-4 on Tuesday. …read more Source: CNS...

    Ukrainian City Receives Russian Gas as Humanitarian Aid
    Jan05

    Ukrainian City Receives Russian Gas as Humanitarian Aid

    Moscow, Russian Deputy Prime Minister Dmitry Kozak confirmed today the start of gas supplies as humanitarian aid to the Ukrainian port city of Genishensk, in the Sea of Azov, by order of President Vladimir Putin. …read more Source:...

    Ukrainian president likely to visit Azerbaijan this year
    Jan05

    Ukrainian president likely to visit Azerbaijan this year

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko is likely to visit Azerbaijan this year, the press service of Ukraine’s Presidential Administration told APA on Jan.5. …read more Source:...

    Restless in Russia: The Kremlin Braces for a Possible Spring of Discontent
    Jan05

    Restless in Russia: The Kremlin Braces for a Possible Spring of Discontent

    Predicting a coming Russian revolution has been a favorite hobby of Russia watchers for years now. But since President Vladimir Putin’s annexation of Crimea in March 2014, the doomsaying has intensified, as plunging oil prices and Western economic sanctions wreak havoc on the Russian economy. Yet even though the ruble has lost over half its...

    Ukrainian City Receives Russian Gas as Humanitarian Aid
    Jan05

    Ukrainian City Receives Russian Gas as Humanitarian Aid

    05 de enero de 2016, 09:02Moscow, Jan 5 (Prensa Latina) Russian Deputy Prime Minister Dmitry Kozak confirmed today the start of gas supplies as humanitarian aid to the Ukrainian port city of Genishensk, in the Sea of Azov, by order of President Vladimir Putin. …read more Source: Prensa...

    Bulgaria to remain factor of stability in dynamic geostrategic environment: minister
    Jan05

    Bulgaria to remain factor of stability in dynamic geostrategic environment: minister

    In an interview for the Bulgarian Telegraph Agency about the challenges of Bulgaria’s foreign policy in 2016, Bulgaria’s Minister of Foreign Affairs Daniel Mitov said that Sofia would aim at assisting the countries in solving the problems that remained unsolved in 2015 such as the refugee and immigrant flow from the Middle East and...

    Survey Shows Ukrainians’ Life Ratings Sank To New Lows In 2015
    Jan05

    Survey Shows Ukrainians’ Life Ratings Sank To New Lows In 2015

    A survey by Gallup shows that Ukrainians gave their lives in 2015 the worst ratings that the opinion pollster has yet measured in the country. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...