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    Putin and Merkel discuss Syria and Ukraine
    Apr09

    Putin and Merkel discuss Syria and Ukraine

    …read more Source: NEWS.am

    Read Mark Zuckerberg’s full prepared testimony before his meeting with Congress
    Apr09

    Read Mark Zuckerberg’s full prepared testimony before his meeting with Congress

    Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg released the testimony he plans to give to the House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Wednesday. Here’s the full text:INTRODUCTION Chairman Walden, Ranking Member Pallone, and Members of the Committee, We face a number of important issues around privacy, safety, and democracy, and you will rightfully have...

    Poroshenko Proposes to Increase Gas Transit Via Ukraine Instead of Nord Stream 2
    Apr09

    Poroshenko Proposes to Increase Gas Transit Via Ukraine Instead of Nord Stream 2

    “There is a Ukrainian transit pipeline, which is much cheaper. It can be easily and profitably modernized … One can significantly modernize the transit line through Ukraine without huge investments,” Poroshenko told the Handelsblatt German newspaper. On April 5, the Ukrainian parliament endorsed a statement calling on the legislatures and...

    Finance: Russian markets are getting slammed as fresh sanctions take hold
    Apr09

    Finance: Russian markets are getting slammed as fresh sanctions take hold

    The benchmark MICEX index lost as much as 10% at one point on Monday Russian markets are getting slammed on Monday, with the country’s RTS Index losing more than 11% by 4.2o p.m. BST (11.20 a.m. ET; 6.20 p.m. in Moscow). “The US sanctions imposed on Russia last Friday have caused turmoil in Russia’s markets today and financial...

    Syria’s humanitarian disaster is fast becoming a global crisis
    Apr09

    Syria’s humanitarian disaster is fast becoming a global crisis

    The world is becoming a more dangerous place. The bad-tempered row between the West and the Kremlin over the Skripals’ poisoning is being significantly compounded thanks to the latest chemical weapon attack by Syrian leader President Bashar Al-Assad on his own people. President Trump has warned of a “big price to pay” for this...

    Putin and Merkel discuss Syria, Ukraine, energy by phone
    Apr09

    Putin and Merkel discuss Syria, Ukraine, energy by phone

    …read more Source: The Jerusalem...

    The Inside Story of How Russia Almost Built a Deadly Aircraft Carrier (And Why It Never Happenned)
    Apr09

    The Inside Story of How Russia Almost Built a Deadly Aircraft Carrier (And Why It Never Happenned)

    Paul Richard Huard Security, The Ulyanovsk is a tantalizing “almost” of history. Moscow never finished the project, because it ran out of money. Construction took place at the Black Sea Shipyard in Ukraine—often called Nikolayev South Shipyard 444. It’s an old facility, dating back to the 18th century when Prince Grigory Potemkin signed...

    Nord Stream 2 a ‘political bribe’: Ukrainian President
    Apr09

    Nord Stream 2 a ‘political bribe’: Ukrainian President

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko has called the planned Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline from Russia to Germany a “political bribe” through which Moscow wants to secure the loyalty of Western European countries. …read more Source: Polskie...

    Ukraine slams German-Russia gas pipeline, calls for project cancellation
    Apr09

    Ukraine slams German-Russia gas pipeline, calls for project cancellation

    The Ukrainian president says a second Russia-Germany gas pipeline has no economic justification. …read more Source:...

    Ukrainian Christians Celebrate Easter With ‘Holy Fire’
    Apr09

    Ukrainian Christians Celebrate Easter With ‘Holy Fire’

    Orthodox and Eastern Rite Christians in Ukraine celebrated Easter on April 7 and 8, one week later than the holiday celebrated by believers in Western churches. On the evening before Easter Sunday, a church delegation brought the Holy Fire, a flame lit at Jerusalem’s Church of the Holy Sepulchre, to the cathedral of St. Volodymyr in Kyiv....