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    Despite Western Paranoia, Russia Unlikely to Attack the Baltic States
    Mar29

    Despite Western Paranoia, Russia Unlikely to Attack the Baltic States

    When the Cold War closed many people believed that history had ended. Peace had descended upon the earth. The lion was about to lie down with the lamb. The Second Coming seemed on its way. Europe was certain to be free and undivided. Alas, it hasn’t worked out that way. But no worries. At least NATO officials are happy. Following Russian...

    Ukraine’s parliament sacks corruption-tainted prosecutor
    Mar29

    Ukraine’s parliament sacks corruption-tainted prosecutor

    KIEV: Ukraine’s parliament on Tuesday sacked the former Soviet country’s corruption-tainted chief prosecutor over his perceived refusal to investigate corruption and attempts to cover up state graft. Lawmakers voted by an overwhelming 289 votes to six to accept the resignation of Prosecutor General Viktor Shokin from the post he has...

    Ukrainian Parliament sacks Prosecutor General
    Mar29

    Ukrainian Parliament sacks Prosecutor General

    Ukraine`s Parliament dismissed Prosecutor General Viktor Shokin with 289 votes on March 29, more than a month after he filed his resignation, according to KyivPost. Shokin, appointed by President Petro Poroshenko in …read more Source: Azerbaijan State News...

    Kyrgyz delegation takes part in the opening of the Museum of honey in China
    Mar29

    Kyrgyz delegation takes part in the opening of the Museum of honey in China

    Bishkek, March 29 /Kabar/. The delegation from Kyrgyzstan took part in the opening of the Museum of honey in China, the press service of the Ministry of Agriculture and Melioration of the Kyrgyz Republic reports. The official delegation from Kyrgyzstan took part in the opening of the first Museum of honey “Bee Gallery” in the city of...

    Chamberfest 2016: The season of women
    Mar29

    Chamberfest 2016: The season of women

    Chamberfest 2016 will be a celebration of women and music. For the festival’s artistic director, this year’s gathering has evolved almost organically. “Early in the 2016 programming process,” said Roman Borys, in an email interview in advance of the release of the festival lineup Tuesday morning, “I realized that I had already secured...

    Ukraine Parliament Accepts Prosecutor’s Resignation
    Mar29

    Ukraine Parliament Accepts Prosecutor’s Resignation

    Ukraine’s parliament on Tuesday accepted the resignation of General Prosecutor Viktor Shokin, who had been criticized for not doing enough to tackle corruption. The move comes a day after hundreds of protesters rallied outside the president’s office calling for Shokin to step down. Last month, deputy prosecutor-general Vitaly Kasko...

    Ukraine parliament dismisses prosecutor general
    Mar29

    Ukraine parliament dismisses prosecutor general

    Economic Development Minister Aivaras Abromavicius said on Twitter after Shokin’s dismissal: “Hallelujah! Finally!” …read more Source:...

    The story of one Ukrainian teenager’s escape from war
    Mar29

    The story of one Ukrainian teenager’s escape from war

    When his mother disappeared and separatist fighters threatened him to join them or die, he knew he had to leave Ukraine. …read more Source: AL...

    Serena, Murray ousted in Miami shockers
    Mar29

    Serena, Murray ousted in Miami shockers

    World number one and three-time defending champion Serena Williams and second-ranked Andy Murray both crashed out of the ATP and WTA Miami Open on a Monday filled with upsets. Russian 15th seed Svetlana Kuznetsova stunned 21-time Grand Slam champion Williams 6-7 (3/7), 6-1, 6-2 while British world number two Murray dropped a third-round match to...

    Ukraine’s prosecutor general dismissed amid govt turmoil
    Mar29

    Ukraine’s prosecutor general dismissed amid govt turmoil

    MOSCOW (AP) — Ukraine’s parliament has accepted the resignation of the prosecutor general who has been accused of failing to deal with the country’s endemic …read more Source: Taiwan...