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    ‘Revenant’ leads Oscar noms with 12, only white actors again
    Jan15

    ‘Revenant’ leads Oscar noms with 12, only white actors again

    This photo provided by Twentieth Century Fox shows, Leonardo DiCaprio in a scene from the film, “The Revenant.” The film was nominated for an Oscar for best picture on Thursday. The 88th annual Academy Awards will take place on Feb. 28 at the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles. (Twentieth Century Fox via AP)The brutal 1820s frontier revenge...

    Russia Asks Dutch Officials to Look into New MH17 Evidence
    Jan15

    Russia Asks Dutch Officials to Look into New MH17 Evidence

    Russian aviation officials say they have uncovered new evidence about the 2014 downing of a Malaysian jet over eastern Ukraine and are asking Dutch investigators to look into the findings.The Dutch Safety Board said in its final report released in October that Malaysia… …read more Source:...

    Ukrainian Refugees Forced To Leave Russia
    Jan15

    Ukrainian Refugees Forced To Leave Russia

    Some Ukrainian refugees will have to leave Russia by February 1, under new rules imposed last autumn. There are exceptions for those from certain parts of war-torn eastern Ukraine, and others who have applied for and received permission to stay. It’s not clear how many people need to pack their bags, but RFE/RL’s Current Time found...

    Bulgaria to be Promoted as Tourist Destination at Rio Olympics
    Jan15

    Bulgaria to be Promoted as Tourist Destination at Rio Olympics

    Bulgaria will be promoted as a tourist destination at the 2016 Olympic Games which will be taking place in Rio de Janeiro this summer. This was announced by Tourism Minister Nikolina Angelkova in an interview for the Bulgarian National Radio (BNR) on Thursday. Bulgaria will be also promoted at other leading sports events, such as the European Ski...

    Perimeter protection business booms in tandem with Europe’s refugee crisis
    Jan15

    Perimeter protection business booms in tandem with Europe’s refugee crisis

    Many of the security systems at the perimeter protection trade fair, previously the preserve of protective states, are now being deployed in homesAnyone who steps unwanted over the threshold of a property with a Peperosso atomiser installed can expect an immediate burning sensation as chilli paprika is sprayed in their face. The instruction...

    Bulgaria’s Grigor Dimitrov Proceeds to Semifinals in Sydney
    Jan15

    Bulgaria’s Grigor Dimitrov Proceeds to Semifinals in Sydney

    The highest ranking Bulgarian male tennis player Grigor Dimitrov proceeded to the semifinals of the Apia International tournament which is taking place in Sydney. In the quarterfinal, Dimitrov defeated Alexandr Dolgopolov from Ukraine with 4:6, 6:3, 6:4. The quarterfinal was played over two days as rain interrupted the match several times, with...

    Giorgio Gomelsky, Rock Producer Who Gave the Rolling Stones Their Start, Dies at 81
    Jan15

    Giorgio Gomelsky, Rock Producer Who Gave the Rolling Stones Their Start, Dies at 81

    Mr. Gomelsky, who was born on a ship going from Ukraine to Italy, also worked with the Yardbirds early in their career. …read more Source: The New York...

    Ukraine pushing for return of Crimea
    Jan15

    Ukraine pushing for return of Crimea

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko says he is seeking help from the EU and the US in securing the return of Crimea to Ukrainian sovereignty. The… …read more Source:...

    Hidden sting raises costs for Ukraine in Russian trade war
    Jan15

    Hidden sting raises costs for Ukraine in Russian trade war

    KIEV, Ukraine — With the conflict in Ukraine already having ravaged bilateral trade, Russia canceling a free-trade pact with its former ally wasn’t seen as a big danger. But there was a twist. …read more Source: Pittsburgh...

    Nazarbayev, Poroshenko Discuss Situation in Ukraine, Bilateral Ties
    Jan15

    Nazarbayev, Poroshenko Discuss Situation in Ukraine, Bilateral Ties

    The Astana Times provides news and information from Kazakhstan and around the world. ASTANA – Kazakh President Nursultan Nazarbayev spoke by telephone Jan. 12 with Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko, the Akorda press service reported. The presidents exchanged opinions on the situation in southeastern Ukraine. Nazarbayev called for a compromise...