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    First Briton to travel to ISS blasts off into space
    Dec16

    First Briton to travel to ISS blasts off into space

    BAIKONUR (AFP) – Tim Peake, the first Briton to travel to the International Space Station, blasted off on Tuesday from the Baikonur cosmodrome with two other astronauts, to cheers and excitement back home.Peake, 43, joins Russian space veteran Yury Malenchenko and Tim Kopra of NASA for a six-month mission on the ISS. Fire from the boosters...

    Ukraine's leaders say dismissing PM not on the agenda
    Dec16

    Ukraine's leaders say dismissing PM not on the agenda

    KIEV (Reuters) – The Ukrainian parliament should not consider dismissing Prime Minister Arseny Yatseniuk, the country’s president, parliament’s speaker and Yatseniuk said in joint statement on Tuesday, in which they called on lawmakers to work together to pass critical reform bills. …read more Source: The...

    Ukrainian lawmaker says Russia oppressing Crimean Turks
    Dec16

    Ukrainian lawmaker says Russia oppressing Crimean Turks

    Mustafa Dzhemilev says Russia stepped up persecution after downing of Russian plane by Turkey …read more Source: Anadolu...

    Ukraine’s leaders say dismissing PM not on the agenda
    Dec16

    Ukraine’s leaders say dismissing PM not on the agenda

    KIEV (Reuters) – The Ukrainian parliament should not consider dismissing Prime Minister Arseny Yatseniuk, the country’s president, parliament’s speaker and Yatseniuk said in joint statement on Tuesday, in which they called on lawmakers to work together to pass critical reform bills. …read more Source:...

    In an ultra-wealthy Moscow suburb, a luxurious JCC opens its doors
    Dec16

    In an ultra-wealthy Moscow suburb, a luxurious JCC opens its doors

    An exterior view of the Zhokuvka Jewish Community Center (Courtesy of The Federation of Jewish Communities of Russia) ZHUKOVKA, Russia (JTA) — On the only road connecting this affluent village on Moscow’s western outskirts, Russian secret service agents are blocking all inbound traffic. Drivers bound for Zhukovka pull over and step out to...

    Ukraine’s leaders say dismissing PM not on the agenda
    Dec15

    Ukraine’s leaders say dismissing PM not on the agenda

    The Ukrainian parliament should not consider dismissing Prime Minister Arseny Yatseniuk, the country’s president, parliament’s speaker and Yatseniuk said in joint statement on Tuesday, in which they called on lawmakers to work together to pass critical reform bills. …read more Source: Channel...

    Sign from God? Divine intervention claim as ‘mysterious crosses’ appear over warzones
    Dec15

    Sign from God? Divine intervention claim as ‘mysterious crosses’ appear over warzones

    BIZARRE flying cross shapes that some believe are ‘heavenly signs’ have been allegedly filmed appearing near the conflict zones of the war in Ukraine. …read more Source:...

    Russia Cracks Down On Human Rights, Ukrainian ‘Spy’ During John Kerry Visit
    Dec15

    Russia Cracks Down On Human Rights, Ukrainian ‘Spy’ During John Kerry Visit

    On the same day Russian President Vladimir Putin met with U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry to discuss the ongoing wars in Syria and Ukraine, Putin signed a decree allowing Russia’s Constitutional Court to decide whether or not to accept the rulings of international human rights courts and a Moscow court sentenced a Ukrainian citizen to 11...

    Poland calls for extension of EU sanctions on Russia
    Dec15

    Poland calls for extension of EU sanctions on Russia

    The Polish president has called for an extension of EU sanctions imposed last year on Russia over the Ukraine crisis. Andrzej Duda was in Kyiv… …read more Source:...

    Eduard Sharmazanov says OSCE Minsk Group may impose sanctions on Baku
    Dec15

    Eduard Sharmazanov says OSCE Minsk Group may impose sanctions on Baku

    The upcoming meeting of the presidents of Armenia and Azerbaijan and the Turkish leadership’s instigations and provocative statements has resulted in a new wave of escalation in the Karabakh conflict zone. Eduard Sharmazanov, Vice Speaker of the Armenian Parliament, made such statement to ArmInfo recalling that Azerbaijan resorts to...