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    EU’s visa waiver for Ukraine may boost Debrecen Airport traffic
    May24

    EU’s visa waiver for Ukraine may boost Debrecen Airport traffic

    The European Union’s decision to waive visas for Ukrainian citizens from mid-June is expected to boost tourist traffic from Transcarpathia to Western Europe and Israel, Debrecen International Airport expects, in its position 130 kilometers from the Ukrainian border, according to a press statement sent to the Budapest Business Journal....

    Griboedov Theatre under spotlight at Ukrainian fest
    May24

    Griboedov Theatre under spotlight at Ukrainian fest

    Theatre goers visiting the international festival Melpomene of Tavria in southern Ukraine will see Tbilisi s Griboedov Theatre with their award winning play The Government Inspector this week …read more Source:...

    ‘NATO’s aloofness vis-a-vis the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict is no longer sustainable’
    May24

    ‘NATO’s aloofness vis-a-vis the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict is no longer sustainable’

    The escalating standoff between Russia and the west, on the increase since the 2014 Russian military incursion into Ukraine, inherently led to a fundamental transformation of Eastern Europe’s security environment. A revised strategic reality in Europe, coupled with rising challenges … …read more Source:...

    Manchester United’s Henrikh Mkhitaryan brings Armenia with him – New York Times
    May24

    Manchester United’s Henrikh Mkhitaryan brings Armenia with him – New York Times

    Mkhitaryan ranks as the finest player his country has produced, and should United beat Ajax on Wednesday, he will be the first Armenian to win a major European trophy, the New York Times writes. In his eyes, that is more than a piece of trivia. There is a particular burden on high-profile athletes from low-profile countries; voluntarily or not,...

    “RussiaGate” has become a catastrophic failure of leadership — and a debacle from which the Trump presidency will not recover
    May24

    “RussiaGate” has become a catastrophic failure of leadership — and a debacle from which the Trump presidency will not recover

    Trump meets with Sergey Lavrov and Sergei Kislyak at the White House (Credit: Russian Foreign Ministry Photo via AP) A little more than a week ago, I said on CNN and wrote on Facebook that — based on reporting I’d just completed in Washington DC — it was clear that the controversy surrounding Russian contacts with advisers to President...

    USA to reduce financial aid to Armenia by 67% 
    May24

    USA to reduce financial aid to Armenia by 67% 

    ArmInfo. The administration of the US President Donald Trump released its budget recommendations for the fiscal year 2018 (FY18) before the Congress. As the press service of the Armenian Assembly of America told ArmInfo, the proposed budget for FY18, called “A New Foundation for American Greatness,” recommended a 29 percent cut...

    Russia’s new T-14 Armata tank to be operational in 2020 (video)
    May24

    Russia’s new T-14 Armata tank to be operational in 2020 (video)

    Russia’s new main battle tank, the T-14 “Armata,” is slated to become operational in 2020. The advanced third generation tank will replace older Soviet-era designs and is set to be a formidable opponent to NATO designs including the American M1A2 Abrams. According to The Diplomat, the T-14 Armata will enter service in 2020 with the 1st...

    Trump Administration recommends 67 percent cut in aid to Armenia
    May24

    Trump Administration recommends 67 percent cut in aid to Armenia

    The Administration released its budget recommendations for Fiscal Year 2018 (FY18) to Congress today with substantial budget cuts, the Armenian Assembly of America (Assembly) reports. The proposed budget for FY18, called “A New Foundation for American Greatness,” recommended a 29 percent cut overall and a 60 percent reduction in assistance to...

    Azerbaijani music sounds in Lviv
    May24

    Azerbaijani music sounds in Lviv

    The 36th “Virtuosos” International Festival opened at the Lviv Philharmonic, Ukraine. …read more Source:...

    Newspaper summaries-May 24 2017
    May24

    Newspaper summaries-May 24 2017

    Daily Nation Maize: Story behind Kenya’s food crisis: Two blunders by the government — the first leading to the second — are behind a biting maize shortage in the country that has caused the escalation of prices of basic food commodities. To make matters worse, contrary to its earlier promise that it would import maize from Mexico to...