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    Kremlin regrets U.S. decision to extend sanctions on Russia
    Mar03

    Kremlin regrets U.S. decision to extend sanctions on Russia

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – Russia regrets that the United States decided to extend sanctions on Russia over its role in the Ukraine crisis, Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov told reporters on Thursday. …read more Source: The...

    Nazarbayev Congratulates Kazakh People on Day of Gratitude, Recalls Country’s Historic Past
    Mar03

    Nazarbayev Congratulates Kazakh People on Day of Gratitude, Recalls Country’s Historic Past

    The Astana Times provides news and information from Kazakhstan and around the world. ASTANA – President Nursultan Nazarbayev congratulated the people of Kazakhstan with the Day of Gratitude celebrated in the nation for the first time on March 1. He explained how the country’s difficult historic and political past is related to this holiday...

    Ukrainian Pilot Savchenko to Give Final Address to Russian Court
    Mar03

    Ukrainian Pilot Savchenko to Give Final Address to Russian Court

    Ukrainian helicopter pilot Nadia Savchenko, who is accused of killing two Russian journalists, is due to make her final address to a court on Thursday, Russian independent business channel RBC reports. Savchenko was detained in eastern Ukraine by Moscow-backed separatists in June 2014. She is accused of directing fire from hostilities in Ukraine...

    Eurovision 2016: Iveta Mukuchyan presents her song LoveWave
    Mar03

    Eurovision 2016: Iveta Mukuchyan presents her song LoveWave

    Iveta Mukuchyan, Armenia’s representative for Eurovision Song Contest, has presented her song LoveWave overnight. The music is by Lilit Navasardyan and Levon Navasardyan. Lyrics are by Iveta Mukucharyan and Stephanie Crutchfield. The LoveWave video on YouTube was viewed for more than 110,000 times within 12 hours. This year the contest will...

    Savchenko’s Lawyers Start Final Arguments At Trial In Russian Court
    Mar03

    Savchenko’s Lawyers Start Final Arguments At Trial In Russian Court

    Defense lawyers for Ukrainian pilot Nadia Savchenko began their final arguments on March 3 in a Russian court where Savchenko has been put on trial over the deaths in eastern Ukraine of two Russian journalists. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    74 pct of Russians would vote Putin for next term _ pollster
    Mar03

    74 pct of Russians would vote Putin for next term _ pollster

    MOSCOW (AP) — The latest research by a state-run polling agency says 74 percent of Russians would vote for President Vladimir Putin if he runs for the post again in 2018. Putin was elected in 2012 for his third term in office amid massive anti-government protests. His approval ratings skyrocketed after Russia annexed the Crimean peninsula in...

    EU extends sanctions on Putin ‘cronies’
    Mar03

    EU extends sanctions on Putin ‘cronies’

    EU states have decided to extend the life of blacklists of Russians and Ukrainians deemed responsible for the Ukraine conflict or for plundering Ukraine’s treasury. …read more Source:...

    Ministers Meet In Paris To Review Progress On Minsk Accords
    Mar03

    Ministers Meet In Paris To Review Progress On Minsk Accords

    The foreign ministers of Russia, Ukraine, France, and Germany are meeting in Paris on March 3 to discuss implementation of the peace plan for Ukraine set up under the Minsk accords in February 2015. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Obama extends anti-Russian sanctions imposed over Ukraine for one more year
    Mar03

    Obama extends anti-Russian sanctions imposed over Ukraine for one more year

    US President Barack Obama has extended sanctions imposed on Russia over developments in Ukraine for one more year, the White House said on Wednesday, TASS reports. …read more Source: Macedonian Information...

    Ukrainian pilot in Russia trial threatens hunger strike
    Mar03

    Ukrainian pilot in Russia trial threatens hunger strike

    Russia’s chief prosecutor has demanded 23 years of imprisonment and nearly one thousand U.S. dollars in fines for Ukrainian pilot and MP Nadiya Savchenko …read more Source: World...