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    Szydlo exaggerated on refugees from Ukraine in Poland
    Feb28

    Szydlo exaggerated on refugees from Ukraine in Poland

    In a politically motivated statement, Prime Minister Beat Szydlo claimed that “a million Ukrainian refugees” were living in Poland. They are, however, mostly foreign workers. …read more Source: Deutsche...

    Ukraine military forces shell Donetsk airport, Luhansk
    Feb28

    Ukraine military forces shell Donetsk airport, Luhansk

    The Ukrainian army has shelled the airport in the self-proclaimed Donetsk People’s Republic (DPR) and the territory of the self-proclaimed Luhansk People’s Republic (LPR) in violation of a shaky truce in the eastern regions of Ukraine. “The Ukrainian army opened fire on the airport at about 10 p.m. The shelling stopped at 11...

    Pope Francis urges Europe to share migrant burden fairly
    Feb28

    Pope Francis urges Europe to share migrant burden fairly

    Pope Francis Pope Francis on Sunday urged European countries struggling with the migrant crisis to “share the burden fairly”, amid growing divisions on how to handle the flow of people fleeing poverty and war. The pontiff used his address in St Peter’s Square to hail the “generous help” offered by Greece and “other countries on the front...

    The corruption that fueled Ukraine’s 2014 revolution won’t go away
    Feb28

    The corruption that fueled Ukraine’s 2014 revolution won’t go away

    After two years under a pro-Western, pro-reform government, corruption is once again creating political crisis in Kiev. …read more Source: The Washington...

    Ukraine military forces shell Donetsk airport, Luhansk
    Feb28

    Ukraine military forces shell Donetsk airport, Luhansk

    The Ukrainian army has shelled the airport in the self-proclaimed Donetsk People’s Republic (DPR) and the territory of the self-proclaimed Luhansk People’s Republic (LPR) in violation of a shaky truce in the eastern regions of Ukraine. …read more Source: Iran...

    Bulgaria’s Agriculture Lost BGN 300 M in Revenues over Russian Food Ban
    Feb28

    Bulgaria’s Agriculture Lost BGN 300 M in Revenues over Russian Food Ban

    The ban on EU food imports to Russia has resuted in BGN 300 M worth lost revenues, Agriculture Minister Desislava Taneva has said. In an interview with the Bulgairan National Radio, she has explained it was not so much direct exports (worth 20 M annually) as issues related to pricing that have led to the substantial amount of money agricultural...

    Six people killed in new explosion in Russian Arctic mine where 26 miners are missing
    Feb28

    Six people killed in new explosion in Russian Arctic mine where 26 miners are missing

    Six people died — most of them rescuers — in a new explosion in a mine in northern Russia where 26 miners went missing following an accident three days ago. “Six people died, five of them rescuers,” said Anton Kovalishin, a spokesman for the emergencies ministry in the Komi region where the Severnaya mine is located. Separately, Emergencies...

    Nominees in main Oscars categories
    Feb28

    Nominees in main Oscars categories

    Hollywood, United States – The 88th Oscars will be held Sunday at the Dolby Theatre in Hollywood. Here are the nominees in the main categories for the 88th Academy Awards, to be handed out on Sunday in Hollywood: Image from www.goldenglobes.com Best picture: “The Big Short” “Bridge of Spies” “Brooklyn” “Mad Max: Fury Road” “The Martian” “The...

    Ukraine plans offensive to retake Crimea from Russia
    Feb28

    Ukraine plans offensive to retake Crimea from Russia

    Ukraine is preparing a special military unit in a bid to retake Crimea, the country’s premier said on Saturday. “We are working on a project that will prepare us to regain Crimea,” said Arsen Avakov, RT reported. Crimea declared independence from Ukraine on March 17, 2014 and formally applied to become part of Russia following a referendum...

    Russia’s Staging Bases in Armenia
    Feb28

    Russia’s Staging Bases in Armenia

    Image: Stock Photo. FreeImages.com/Krzysztof (Kriss) Szkurlatowski Armenians have had an ambivalent feeling toward Russia since independence in 1991. On the one hand, they are grateful that Russia’s defeat of Persia — today’s Iran — in the early 1800s prevented the destruction of Armenian civilization. They are also...