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    Putin heads to Hungary, his 1st trip to EU since US election
    Feb02

    Putin heads to Hungary, his 1st trip to EU since US election

    MOSCOW (AP) — On his first trip to the European Union since the U.S. presidential election, Russian President Vladimir Putin on Thursday is heading to Hungary, the nation whose leader has cozied up to Moscow despite Russia-West tensions. Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban, a populist dubbed “little Putin” by his opponents, has been critical of...

    Putin heads to Hungary, his 1st trip to EU since US election
    Feb02

    Putin heads to Hungary, his 1st trip to EU since US election

    MOSCOW (AP) — On his first trip to the European Union since the U.S. presidential election, Russian President Vladimir Putin on Thursday is heading to Hungary, the nation whose leader has cozied up to Moscow despite Russia-West tensions. U.S. President Donald Trump has promised to mend ties with Russia, which have sunk to post-Cold War lows over...

    Ukraine’s Petro Poroshenko ‘will hold referendum’ on Nato membership
    Feb02

    Ukraine’s Petro Poroshenko ‘will hold referendum’ on Nato membership

    …read more Source: The...

    Ukrainian Muslims raise awareness about Hijab
    Feb02

    Ukrainian Muslims raise awareness about Hijab

    On the international hijab day, women from Kiev’s Muslim community hold a workshop on wearing Islamic veil. …read more Source:...

    Ukrainian president plans referendum on NATO membership
    Feb02

    Ukrainian president plans referendum on NATO membership

    The Ukrainian president says the majority of people in his country favor membership in the Western military alliance and he seeks to put that to a vote. …read more Source:...

    Tajikistan plans to produce 179 thousand tons of aluminum in 2017
    Feb02

    Tajikistan plans to produce 179 thousand tons of aluminum in 2017

    DUSHANBE (TCA) — This year Tajikistan plans to produce around 179 thousand tons of aluminum compared to 129.3 thousand tons last year, Avesta news agency reported with reference to Tajik Minister of Economic Development and Trade Negmatullo Hikmatullozoda. In 2015, Tajikistan produced 139.1 thousand tons of primary aluminum.Aluminum, along with...

    Ukrainian Envoy: U.S. Affirmed Opposition To Russian Takeover Of Crimea
    Feb02

    Ukrainian Envoy: U.S. Affirmed Opposition To Russian Takeover Of Crimea

    Ukraine’s ambassador to the United Nations said the Trump administration fully supports his country’s territorial integrity and independence and will never accept Russia’s annexation of Crimea. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Ukraine reportedly plans referendum on NATO membership
    Feb02

    Ukraine reportedly plans referendum on NATO membership

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko plans a referendum on whether Ukraine should join the NATO alliance, with polls showing 54 percent of Ukrainians now favor such a move, Germany’s Funke Mediengruppe newspaper chain reported Thursday. Ukraine and NATO accuse Russia of providing troops and weapons to support separatist rebels in eastern...

    Putin heads to Hungary for Orban meet
    Feb02

    Putin heads to Hungary for Orban meet

    The Kremlin is hoping Trump’s rise to power will begin to see pressure on it ease after relations with the West slumped to their lowest point since the Cold War over Russia’s meddling in Ukraine. …read more Source: World...

    Canada’s defence minister looks to boost military support for Ukraine amid new violence
    Feb02

    Canada’s defence minister looks to boost military support for Ukraine amid new violence

    OTTAWA — Defence Minister Harjit Sajjan says the federal government is concerned about a new outbreak of fighting in Ukraine and is looking at ways to “improve” Canada’s military support to the country. “I’m looking at the options right now in terms of how we can improve our support, what changes that we need to make,” Sajjan said...