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    Russia’s Putin Orders Several Counterterrorism Units To Be Set Up On Coasts
    Dec26

    Russia’s Putin Orders Several Counterterrorism Units To Be Set Up On Coasts

    MOSCOW — Russian President Vladimir Putin has ordered counterterrorism operational headquarters to be set up in several coastal areas, the state-run RIA news agency quoted the Kremlin as saying Saturday. The units are to be set in Kaspiysk on the Caspian Sea, Murmansk in Russia’s northwest and in Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky and...

    Russia’s Vladimir Putin orders several counter-terrorism units to be set up on coasts
    Dec26

    Russia’s Vladimir Putin orders several counter-terrorism units to be set up on coasts

    Russian President Vladimir Putin has ordered counter-terrorism operational headquarters to be set up in several coastal areas, the state-run RIA news agency quoted the Kremlin as saying on Saturday. The units are to be set in Kaspiysk on the Caspian Sea, Murmansk in Russia’s north-west and in Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky and Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk...

    Vitali Klitschko operates tractor to see if Kyiv is ready for snow
    Dec26

    Vitali Klitschko operates tractor to see if Kyiv is ready for snow

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    Turkey welcomes Meskhetian Turks from east Ukraine
    Dec26

    Turkey welcomes Meskhetian Turks from east Ukraine

    Over 300 Meskhetian Turks from the Turkish-speaking minority in eastern Ukraine have arrived in eastern Turkey’s Erzincan province where they will live under the country’s recently-adopted asylum measures, Anadolu Agency reports. …read more Source:...

    Beeline announces New Year prize winners among Beeline smartphone owners
    Dec26

    Beeline announces New Year prize winners among Beeline smartphone owners

    Beeline Armenia has announced the New Year prize winners among 5000 subscribers, who purchased Beeline brand smartphones and joined Smart+ tariff plan from November 23, 2015, till December 20, 2015. L. Avetisyan, A. Davtyan and E. Petrosyan won the main prize – 3 tour packages for two persons to the UAE. 50 more subscribers won Beeline...

    Ukraine approves budget to unlock Western aid
    Dec26

    Ukraine approves budget to unlock Western aid

    The Ukrainian parliament on Friday adopted a budget for next year with a deficit of 3.7 percent of GDP, crucial for unlocking much needed aid from the IMF and Western countries. The 2016 budget was passed after an acrimonious all-night debate and was finally approved by 263 lawmakers, about 40 more than the minimum required. […] The post Ukraine...

    Russia, Taliban share intelligence in struggle against Islamic State
    Dec26

    Russia, Taliban share intelligence in struggle against Islamic State

    Working with the Taliban presents some risk for Putin, who has been boldly extending his reach with aggressive moves in Syria, Ukraine. …read more Source:...

    Gazprom awards China gas pipeline contract to Putin ally
    Dec26

    Gazprom awards China gas pipeline contract to Putin ally

    Russia’s giant gas company has awarded a 2.8-billion-dollar contract to an influential company for work on building a gas pipeline to China. Gazprom awarded Stroygazmontazh (SGM) contracts for work on building the Power of Siberia gas pipeline to China, tender documents show, Press TV reported. Engaged in construction work for the oil and...

    On the trail of Europe’s last ‘lost city’
    Dec26

    On the trail of Europe’s last ‘lost city’

    ASTRAKHAN, Russia — One recent cold December morning, I find myself aboard a wooden raft, pulled across the Volga by a small fishing vessel. I’m here to look for the remnants of a powerful, mostly forgotten medieval empire few have heard about. Once a mythical capital of enormous wealth, it once stood at the crossroads of the ancient Silk...

    Russia’s dissident poets society
    Dec26

    Russia’s dissident poets society

    OZOLNIEKI, Latvia — Russian culture is often defined by nationalist rants on state television, the Orthodox Church’s cozy ties with politicians and soldiers marching on Red Square. There are also iconoclasts, atheists, dissidents and gay poets with wild hair and pink trousers — but many are fleeing to Latvia, Estonia and Lithuania to...