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    Kerch bridge to link mainland Russia-Crimean peninsula at breakneck speed (vids)
    Oct05

    Kerch bridge to link mainland Russia-Crimean peninsula at breakneck speed (vids)

    The Crimean peninsula’s only land border is Ukraine, but mainland Russia is a step closer to having a direct link to Crimea as workers build temporary bridges to carry construction machinery and deliver materials to the Kerch bridge site. The 19km-long bridge is expected to open in December. …read more Source:...

    Kunduz The Gateway To Central Asia
    Oct05

    Kunduz The Gateway To Central Asia

    Despite consistent pressure on Kunduz over the past six months, its collapse was unexpected. But it happened and shocked the nation. At this stage when government and media speak out about the victory of security forces over the Taliban in Kunduz city, the reality shows that the Taliban militants are more capable now than they have ever been in...

    Putin’s new war, old foes
    Oct05

    Putin’s new war, old foes

    It has been quiet in eastern Ukraine for a couple of weeks now, and, according to Russia’s daily business newspaper Kommersant, there could be a very good reason for that. The paper claims to have interviewed a man from Tajikistan who was fighting alongside pro-Russian forces in Ukraine who now says he and his colleagues are relocating to...

    Parties of war in Ukraine inform of withdrawing small arms from buffer zone
    Oct05

    Parties of war in Ukraine inform of withdrawing small arms from buffer zone

    The sides warring in Ukraine’s east have announced on October 3 that they have commenced the withdrawal of small arms away from a bufferzone. Meanwhile, France has admitted that reaching a durable peace would not be accomplished this year. …read more Source: Baltic News...

    Russian opposition activist seeks political asylum in Latvia
    Oct05

    Russian opposition activist seeks political asylum in Latvia

    Dmitry Savin, a nationalist opposition activist from Russia, is seeking political asylum in Latvia, saying that Russian authorities have been persecuting him because of his criticism of the annexation of Crimea by Russia, the daily Latvijas Avize reported on Monday. …read more Source:...

    Abandoned places – in pictures
    Oct05

    Abandoned places – in pictures

    The French photographer David de Rueda travels the world in search of unusual places. He is captivated by the aesthetic beauty of derelict buildings and teamed up with Nikon to create a striking photo project based on abandoned places in Europe … …read more Source: The...

    Lukashenko: Belarus’ biggest achievements are peace and social tranquility
    Oct05

    Lukashenko: Belarus’ biggest achievements are peace and social tranquility

    “Today the globe is shattered by bloody conflicts. Even our neighbors, fraternal Ukrainians, are involved in the internecine warfare. Dozens of thousands of people run from that war, including to Belarus. Stories of refugees are horrifying,” the head of state noted. …read more Source:...

    Kazakh B-Boy Wins Red Bull Breakdancing Eastern European Final
    Oct05

    Kazakh B-Boy Wins Red Bull Breakdancing Eastern European Final

    The Astana Times provides news and information from Kazakhstan and around the world. ASTANA – Nikolai Chernikov, also known as Killa Kolya, won the Eastern Europe final of the Red Bull BC One breakdancing competition held in Tbilisi, Georgia on Sept. 5. He will represent Kazakhstan at the world final in Rome on Nov. 14. Nikolai Chernikov, also...

    Russia’s Air Campaign No Different From Assad’s
    Oct05

    Russia’s Air Campaign No Different From Assad’s

    For more than a year, Syrian insurgents and civilians in rebellious areas in the war-torn country have been enduring a reign of terror from the skies with President Bashar al-Assad’s aircraft dropping cheaply produced improvised “barrel bombs” on them. Now they’re coming under attack from Russian bombers firing so-called “dumb...

    Nazarbayev, Obama Reaffirm Strategic Partnership During New York Meeting
    Oct05

    Nazarbayev, Obama Reaffirm Strategic Partnership During New York Meeting

    The Astana Times provides news and information from Kazakhstan and around the world. NEW YORK – Kazakh President Nursultan Nazarbayev and U.S. President Barack Obama had a bilateral meeting in New York on Sept. 29 to discuss international issues and bilateral trade, investment, energy and security cooperation. The meeting took place on the...