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    Rasim Musabekov: Russian-Turkish conflict has been caused by Moscow’s demonstrative and provocative disregard of Ankara’s vital interests
    Feb20

    Rasim Musabekov: Russian-Turkish conflict has been caused by Moscow’s demonstrative and provocative disregard of Ankara’s vital interests

    The downing of the Russian aircraft by the Turkish air force has brought the dynamically developing Russian-Turkish relations to a deadlock. What was the real reason of such a decision given that today Moscow actually refuses to come to an agreement with Ankara? Azerbaijan, like most of the world, takes a different view of this incident. Russian...

    This Week in World War I, February 20-26, 1916
    Feb20

    This Week in World War I, February 20-26, 1916

    German troops advancing during the Battle for Verdun The Western Front 1916: The Battle for Verdun The initial German invasion of France had been stopped at the First Battle of the Marne in September 1914. The attempt of each side to outflank the other ended at the Battle of the Yser and the First Battle of Ypres. As 1914 came to a close each...

    Ukrainian soldiers swapped for rebel fighters and a priest
    Feb20

    Ukrainian soldiers swapped for rebel fighters and a priest

    Three Ukrainian soldiers have been exchanged for five rebel fighters and one Orthodox priest. The swap was made just north of the rebel stronghold of… …read more Source:...

    3,000 couples in Unification Church mass wedding
    Feb20

    3,000 couples in Unification Church mass wedding

    Newlywed couples attend a mass wedding ceremony of the Unification Church at Cheongshim Peace World Centre in Gapyeong, South Korea. — Reuters photo SEOUL: Thousands of couples took part in a mass wedding yesterday by South Korea’s Unification Church, with the widow of church founder Sun Myung Moon presiding over the event at a giant...

    Kiev Demonstrators Attack Russian Banks
    Feb20

    Kiev Demonstrators Attack Russian Banks

    Nationalist demonstrators in Ukraine on Saturday attacked two offices of Russian banks in the capital amid observances of the second anniversary of the protests that brought down the Russia-friendly president.Demonstrators threw rocks through windows at the offices of Alfa… …read more Source:...

    Ukraine demonstrators attack Russian banks
    Feb20

    Ukraine demonstrators attack Russian banks

    Nationalist demonstrators in Kiev attacked two offices of Russian banks on the second anniversary of the protests that brought down the Russia-friendly president. …read more Source: Toronto...

    Ukraine and rebels swap nine prisoners in first 2016 exchange (AFP)
    Feb20

    Ukraine and rebels swap nine prisoners in first 2016 exchange (AFP)

    Marinka (Ukraine) (AFP) – Ukraine and pro-Russian rebels on Saturday exchanged nine prisoners captured in the country’s war-torn east in the first such swap this year, an AFP journalist witnessed. …read more Source: The West...

    Ukraine marks second anniversary of Maidan protests
    Feb20

    Ukraine marks second anniversary of Maidan protests

    Ukrainians on Saturday marked the second anniversary of the violent Maidan protests in central Kiev that left more than 100 demonstrators and several policemen dead. …read more Source: France...

    Ukrainians mark protest anniversary amid political crisis
    Feb20

    Ukrainians mark protest anniversary amid political crisis

    Ukrainians on Saturday sombrely marked the second anniversary of the bloody revolution that ousted Russian-backed president Viktor Yanukovych, as a fresh political crisis left many disillusioned with the current leadership. President Petro Poroshenko and his wife came early in the morning to light icon lamps at a memorial cross for the more than...

    Kiev demonstrators attack Russian banks amid protests anniversary
    Feb20

    Kiev demonstrators attack Russian banks amid protests anniversary

    Demonstrators threw rocks through windows at the Kiev offices of Russian banks Alfa Bank and Sberbank amid observances of the second anniversary of the protests that brought down President Viktor Yanukovych. …read more Source: Christian Science...