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    Belavia gearing up to launch Minsk-Odessa flight
    Oct08

    Belavia gearing up to launch Minsk-Odessa flight

    “We are doing some preparatory work on the Minsk-Odessa flight, undertaking an additional study into the demand for such a route. If it happens that the air service between Russia and Ukraine is discontinued, we will launch this flight as of 25 October,” Belavia’s representative said. …read more Source:...

    Ukrainian President arrived in Astana within his official trip to Kazakhstan
    Oct08

    Ukrainian President arrived in Astana within his official trip to Kazakhstan

    ASTANA. KAZINFORM – President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko arrived in Astana within his official trip to Kazakhstan. …read more Source:...

    Svetlana Alexievich Wins Nobel Literature Prize
    Oct08

    Svetlana Alexievich Wins Nobel Literature Prize

    The Nobel Prize committee in Stockholm, Sweden, has awarded this year’s Nobel Prize in Literature to Belarusian journalist Svetlana Alexievich, for what the Nobel Committee called “her polyphonic writings, a monument to suffering and courage in our time.” Alexievich has written books on the human impact of the Chernobyl...

    These Are the Top Contenders for the 2015 Nobel Peace Prize
    Oct08

    These Are the Top Contenders for the 2015 Nobel Peace Prize

    With the Nobel Peace Prize winner due to be announced at 6am ET on Friday, speculation is running rampant about which do-gooder(s) might be taking home the prestigious award. British bookmaker William Hill said it had seen a flurry of last minute betting on the prize, awarded almost every year since 1901 to the candidate who the Nobel committee...

    Russian mayor invites Donald Trump to Crimea
    Oct08

    Russian mayor invites Donald Trump to Crimea

    At least one Russian official is eager to extend an olive branch to an American — the catch is that it’s being proffered not to President Obama but to his would-be successor, Donald Trump. The mayor of Yalta, the historic seaside city on the Crimean coast, has welcomed Trump’s entry into the U.S presidential race. In a […]...

    Why Merkel should win Nobel Peace Prize
    Oct08

    Why Merkel should win Nobel Peace Prize

    Odds on who’s going to win the Nobel Peace Prize, to be awarded today, are so hard to make that one could easily arbitrage various bookmakers. I’m not a betting man, but I hope the prize goes to German Chancellor Angela Merkel. She’s the favourite now with average odds of about 6/1 and she deserves to win. The field is strong....

    Syria extends major offensive to retake territory in west
    Oct08

    Syria extends major offensive to retake territory in west

    Around 15 army tanks and armored vehicles had been destroyed or immobilized by rebel missile strikesObama warns Russia’s Putin of ‘quagmire’ in SyriaSyria and Ukraine: two fronts in Russian war for influencePutin calls Saudi king to discuss Syria conflictRussia raises stakes on Syria ahead of U.N. meeting in New YorkU.S. voices...

    Mayor in Crimea extends warm invite to Donald Trump
    Oct08

    Mayor in Crimea extends warm invite to Donald Trump

    Donald Trump has a friend in Crimea. More specifically, the mayor of Yalta, one of the disputed land mass’ resort cities, who would like the Republican presidential candidate to visit if he wins next year’s presidential election. “We are following the elections process in your country with great interest,” Andrey Rostenko wrote in a...

    Belarussian Nobel prize winner says Russia invaded Ukraine
    Oct08

    Belarussian Nobel prize winner says Russia invaded Ukraine

    MINSK (Reuters) – The Belarussian recipient of the Nobel prize for literature charged Russia on Thursday with carrying out an “invasion” of Ukraine by backing separatists in its eastern regions. …read more Source: The...

    Ukraine Military Suicides Leading Cause Of Non-Battle Deaths, Country’s Ministry Says
    Oct08

    Ukraine Military Suicides Leading Cause Of Non-Battle Deaths, Country’s Ministry Says

    Suicide was the leading cause of deaths outside of battle during the last two years for Ukraine’s military, the country’s Defense Ministry said Wednesday, local media reported. There were 171 cases of suicide followed by 137 cases of accidents as the leading causes of non-battle deaths, according to the ministry. The Ukrainian...