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    Russia Issues Crimea Banknote
    Dec23

    Russia Issues Crimea Banknote

    Russia has issued a new banknote dedicated to Crimea, the Ukrainian peninsula annexed illegally by the Kremlin last year. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    The Bridge From Russia to Crimea Doesn’t Exist Yet, But It Already Has an Instagram Account
    Dec23

    The Bridge From Russia to Crimea Doesn’t Exist Yet, But It Already Has an Instagram Account

    Most the cat will help occupy your time #WaitingfortheBridge from Russia to annexed Crimea. Image from @cat_the_most on Instagram. If you were ever at a loss as to what your social media strategy should include when you’re slowly building a very expensive bridge to illegally annexed territory, the answer is: cats. The so-called “Crimean...

    Ukraine, rebels accuse each other of violating latest truce
    Dec23

    Ukraine, rebels accuse each other of violating latest truce

    Ukrainian authorities and pro-Russian rebels accused each other of violating a holiday ceasefire Wednesday, just hours after it came into force in the war-torn country’s east …read more Source: The Daily...

    Ukrainian President calls on Israel to take a stand on conflict with Russia
    Dec23

    Ukrainian President calls on Israel to take a stand on conflict with Russia

    “Russia supplied systems to Syria that can change the balance of power in the region,” Poroshenko warns in speech to Knesset. …read more Source: The Jerusalem...

    Russia: Country issues Crimea banknote in move likely to irk Ukraine
    Dec23

    Russia: Country issues Crimea banknote in move likely to irk Ukraine

    Russia's central bank said in a statement it would issue 20 million of the new notes. It has previously minted a 10 rouble coin to celebrate Russia's control of Crimea. Russia on Wednesday issued a new banknote dedicated to Crimea, the Ukrainian peninsula it annexed last year, in a move likely to anger Kiev which says it wants the...

    Malaysia’s new Islamic airline takes off, with a prayer
    Dec23

    Malaysia’s new Islamic airline takes off, with a prayer

    KUALA LUMPUR: The short domestic flight from Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia’s biggest city, begins with a recital of the prayer for travel. The passengers ? most of them Muslims ? cup their hands, as a crew member recites the prayer over the loudspeaker just before take off. Malaysia’s Rayani Air took to the skies over the weekend with a...

    PM Modi arrives in Moscow for two-day visit; expanding ties in strategic areas key focus
    Dec23

    PM Modi arrives in Moscow for two-day visit; expanding ties in strategic areas key focus

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrived in Moscow on Wednesday on a two-day visit during which India and Russia are expected to seal a raft of major deals in defence, nuclear energy and hydrocarbons sectors to further cement their ‘special and privileged strategic ties’. Stepping up economic engagement and further expanding ties in...

    Ukraine: leave it or freeze it
    Dec23

    Ukraine: leave it or freeze it

    Resolving the Ukrainian conflict is at a stalemate, trapped somewhere between sporadic fighting and diplomatic cheap shots, despite a reduction of… …read more Source:...

    Putin Is Developing an Underwater Drone With Nuclear Weapons That Can Target U.S.
    Dec23

    Putin Is Developing an Underwater Drone With Nuclear Weapons That Can Target U.S.

    Russia is developing a drone submarine that can deliver a nuclear warhead or dirty bomb (targets electronics) at U.S. coastal areas. Russian officials confirmed the existence of the program – dubbed Kanyon by the Pentagon – after images of a document detailing plans for the sub were broadcast on Russian state-run television. According to the...

    Seymour Hersh: Hillary’s Plans for Syria Would Create Even More Disasters
    Dec23

    Seymour Hersh: Hillary’s Plans for Syria Would Create Even More Disasters

    ‘Getting rid of Gaddafi has proven to be a horrible event…and we seem not to have learned enough from it.’ At Saturday’s Democratic presidential debate, front-runner Hillary Clinton rejected what she called a “false choice” between defeating the Islamic State and overthrowing Syrian dictator Bashar al-Assad....