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    Ukraine leader urges unity to bring change, combat Russian ‘aggressor’ (Reuters)
    Aug23

    Ukraine leader urges unity to bring change, combat Russian ‘aggressor’ (Reuters)

    By Natalia Zinets and Richard Balmforth KIEV (Reuters) – Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko called on all political forces in the country on Sunday to rally behind his plans for const… …read more Source: The West...

    Ukraine leader urges unity to bring change, combat Russian ‘aggressor’
    Aug23

    Ukraine leader urges unity to bring change, combat Russian ‘aggressor’

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko calls on all political forces in the country to rally behind his plans for constitutional change aimed at ending a separatist conflict in the east …read more Source: The Daily...

    Prince Dmitry Romanov to visit Crimea first time since reunification with Russia
    Aug23

    Prince Dmitry Romanov to visit Crimea first time since reunification with Russia

    PARIS. KAZINFORM – Prince Dmitry Romanov, the oldest relative of the late Russian Tsar Nicholas II (Romanov), will visit Crimea next week, Kazinform refers to TASS. …read more Source:...

    Emerging economies let currencies slide to stay competitive
    Aug23

    Emerging economies let currencies slide to stay competitive

    London (AFP) – The worlds emerging economies are allowing their currencies to slide in a quest to remain competitive, following Chinas devaluation of the yuan and the dollars strength in anticipation of US rate hikes.The currencies of emerging nations in Asia have especially suffered in recent weeks from market speculation that the US...

    Number of Germans opposing NATO, its stance against Russia rises
    Aug23

    Number of Germans opposing NATO, its stance against Russia rises

    Researchers say the vast number of Germans who oppose NATO’s activities and its stance against Russia is on the rise. According to Press TV quoting the research carried out by German center Prognosis Media, dissatisfaction with the North Atlantic Treaty Organization’s actions has risen since spring. Over the last month, the research...

    Djokovic eyes history in Cincinnati final against Federer
    Aug23

    Djokovic eyes history in Cincinnati final against Federer

    CINCINNATI — World number one Novak Djokovic will be aiming for a slice of ATP history on Sunday when he takes on six-time champion Roger Federer in the ATP Cincinnati Masters final. Djokovic battled back to beat Ukrainian qualifier Alexandr Dolgopolov 4-6, 7-6 (7/5), 6-2 on Saturday to set up his 41st career meeting with Federer —...

    Belarus president frees six jailed opponents before election
    Aug23

    Belarus president frees six jailed opponents before election

    MINSK: Belarus strongman Alexander Lukashenko has released from jail six opposition leaders – considered the last political prisoners in the ex-Soviet state – less than two months before presidential polls, the presidency announced Saturday. A pardon for the six was revealed in a brief statement. Among the freed opponents was Mikola Statkevich, a...

    ‘Brothel’ cabarets thrive in breakaway Cyprus statelet
    Aug23

    ‘Brothel’ cabarets thrive in breakaway Cyprus statelet

    Nicosia (AFP) – A white stretch limousine pulls up outside a northern Nicosia hospital to drop off cabaret girls for their monthly HIV test, in a breakaway statelet where officially prostitution is illegal.Clubs with names such as Sexy Lady, Harem and Lipstick leave little to the imagination, with 50 of them in the so-called Turkish...

    Bitter Honeydew review – Kirill Golovchenko’s tableaux on the road to nowhere
    Aug23

    Bitter Honeydew review – Kirill Golovchenko’s tableaux on the road to nowhere

    Kirill Golovchenko’s stark photographs capture the lives of Ukraine’s roadside stallholders to striking, often surreal, effectBitter Honeydew begins with a poem, Sun of September, markets and flies, written by the contemporary Ukrainian writer Serhiy Zhadan. It speaks of ordinary things seen in the dog days of summer when memory and...

    Putin to be notable absentee at Ukraine crisis talks
    Aug23

    Putin to be notable absentee at Ukraine crisis talks

    The heads of Germany and France will meet Kiev’s pro-Western leader in Berlin on Monday for Ukrainian crisis talks most notable for their diplomatically-charged exclusion of Russia’s Vladimir Putin. German Chancellor Angela Merkel and French President Francois Hollande have put enormous political onus on resolving Ukraine’s...