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    This Time Again—Azerbaijani Army
    Mar18

    This Time Again—Azerbaijani Army

    Again—surprise by Russia. This time, not only for us, but for everybody. Putin commanded to withdraw air forces for Syria. Just about all day long mass media and politicians weren’t commenting this unexpected decision. Immense time was needed to find any explanation for it. They are quite different, and what is more important—rather...

    Abuse of Prisoners of Conscience is Rampant in Former Soviet Union
    Mar18

    Abuse of Prisoners of Conscience is Rampant in Former Soviet Union

    Image: Prison. Stock Photo. Pixabay.com Kazakhstan’s prison authorities were itching to get their hands on human-rights lawyer Vadim Kuramshin, who had embarrassed them inside and outside the country by exposing abuse of inmates. When Kuramshin accused prosecutors in southern Kazakhstan’s Zhambyl Province of corruption, the prison...

    The President Who Dared to Take on Putin
    Mar18

    The President Who Dared to Take on Putin

    Lithuanian President Dalia Grybauskaite was blunt about her neighbor?s aggression after it took over Crimea?and in an interview, she sounds the alarm about her nation?s vulnerability. …read more Source: The Daily...

    World’s first Pele shrine shines in war-torn Ukraine
    Mar18

    World’s first Pele shrine shines in war-torn Ukraine

    Lugansk, Ukraine – In the heart of an eastern Ukrainian city shaken by echoes of guns stands the world’s first shrine to football legend Pele that miraculously survived nearly two years of war.The creator of the unlikely Lugansk museum — painted in Brazilian gold and green and adorned by a bronze statue of Pele and a giant...

    Europe to Russia: We won’t forget Crimea
    Mar18

    Europe to Russia: We won’t forget Crimea

    Two years have passed since Russia illegally annexed Crimea and Sevastopol. March 18, 2014, marked the beginning of Russia’s ongoing attack on the territorial integrity of Ukraine and represents the most blatant violation in decades of the U.N. charter, international law, the Helsinki Final Act and the Charter of Paris — documents at the...

    ‘Russia can ramp up military presence in Syria within ‘hours’ if needed’
    Mar18

    ‘Russia can ramp up military presence in Syria within ‘hours’ if needed’

    MOSCOW (AFP) – President Vladimir Putin on Thursday warned Russia could ramp up its military presence in Syria within several hours if needed, as he urged all sides of the conflict to respect a ceasefire.Putin spoke during a ceremony in the Kremlins sumptuous St Georges Hall to bestow awards on servicemen who fought in Syria, with the...

    Two Years After Crimea Annexation, Ukraine Struggles to Forge Peace
    Mar18

    Two Years After Crimea Annexation, Ukraine Struggles to Forge Peace

    Friday marks two years since Russia’s illegal annexation of Ukraine’s Crimean Peninsula. As VOA Pentagon correspondent Carla Babb reports, the recent uptick in fighting against Russian-backed separatists in Ukraine’s east has shifted the political focus for both Ukraine and the West. …read more Source: Voice of...

    Sadiq for greater  cooperation with Ukraine
    Mar18

    Sadiq for greater cooperation with Ukraine

    ISLAMABAD: National Assembly Speaker Sardar Ayaz Sadiq on Thursday said relations with Ukraine form an important pillar of Pakistan’s outreach to the countries of Eastern Europe and Central Asia as part of its endeavours to forge stronger connectivity and deeper cooperation. He was speaking to Ukrainian Ambassador Volodymyr Lakomov, who...

    Doping, Russia’s absence headline world indoor championships
    Mar18

    Doping, Russia’s absence headline world indoor championships

    An athlete jumps over hurdles on Wednesday, the day before the start of the World Indoor Athletics Championships in Portland, Oregon. (AP/Elaine Thompson)The face of Ashton Eaton is plastered on walls and buildings all over the city as the poster athlete for the world indoor championships.For the next few days, this is his town — he’s from...

    Nolan Peterson: What You Should Know About the Ukraine War
    Mar18

    Nolan Peterson: What You Should Know About the Ukraine War

    The war in Ukraine is “a real one,” says a journalist who has spent months on the front lines and embedded with the Ukrainian army. And yet, notes The Daily Signal’s foreign correspondent, Nolan Peterson, most other American news outlets don’t cover the intensity of the 2-year-old conflict. “The media tends to downplay the seriousness...