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    Aram Khachaturian Competition to mark the composer’s 114th birth anniversary
    Jun06

    Aram Khachaturian Competition to mark the composer’s 114th birth anniversary

    Today is 114th birth anniversary of world-famous composer Aram Khachaturian. On this occasion the solemn opening ceremony of the 13th Aram Khachaturian Competition will take place at Aram Khachaturian Concert Hall tonight. Konstantin Orbelyan, Honored Artist of Russia, Artistic Director of the National Theater of Opera and Ballet after Alexander...

    From Watergate to Enron, Mueller’s team brings storied prosecution pedigrees
    Jun06

    From Watergate to Enron, Mueller’s team brings storied prosecution pedigrees

    Special counsel Robert Mueller is assembling a prosecution team with decades of experience going after everything from Watergate to the Mafia to Enron as he digs in for a lengthy probe into possible collusion between Russia and President Donald Trump’s 2016 campaign.His first appointments — tapping longtime law firm partner James Quarles...

    US Adds Reporter Pavel Sheremet’s Name to Memorial in Washington – Newseum
    Jun06

    US Adds Reporter Pavel Sheremet’s Name to Memorial in Washington – Newseum

    WASHINGTON (Sputnik) — Sheremet, a well-known journalist who had worked in Russia, Belarus and Ukraine, died on July 20 when the car he was traveling in blew up in Kiev. The incident is believed to be an assassination, according to investigators. “The names of 14 journalists will be added to the memorial to represent all those who died in pursuit...

    [Ticker] Nord Stream pipeline will strengthen Moscow, Tusk warns
    Jun06

    [Ticker] Nord Stream pipeline will strengthen Moscow, Tusk warns

    EU council president Donald Tusk has warned in a letter to the European Commission president, Jean-Claude Juncker, that the planned Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline to bring more Russian gas to Europe would “not serve the best European interest” and leave Ukraine “at Russia’s mercy,” reports the Financial Times. The proposed pipeline under the...

    ‘Anti-Ukraine’ media coverage highlighted
    Jun06

    ‘Anti-Ukraine’ media coverage highlighted

    Latvian researcher Mārtiņš Kaprāns has produced a new summary for a think-tank highlighting ‘anti-Ukraine’ sentiment among Russian-language media in Latvia. …read more Source:...

    NATO Chief: ‘Have to be Strong’ in Response to Russia But Dialogue Important
    Jun06

    NATO Chief: ‘Have to be Strong’ in Response to Russia But Dialogue Important

    The head of NATO says members of the alliance are united in their stance toward Russia in a way they have not been for many years. Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg said Monday in an interview with VOA’s Serbian Service that NATO is committed to stepping up its defense while at the same time continuing dialogue with Russia. “The dual...

    EXPO 2017:  The motto of the pavilion of Ukraine – Energy of creative people
    Jun06

    EXPO 2017: The motto of the pavilion of Ukraine – Energy of creative people

    The energy of creative people became Ukraine’s slogan which will represent the country’s achievements at Astana EXPO 2017. …read more Source: Kazakh...

    Tennis: Murray, Wawrinka charge into French Open last eight
    Jun06

    Tennis: Murray, Wawrinka charge into French Open last eight

    PARIS (AFP) – Andy Murray racked up his 650th career win to reach the French Open quarter-finals Monday where he was joined by 2015 champion Stan Wawrinka.World number one Murray, the runner-up in Paris to Novak Djokovic in 2016, brushed aside Karen Khachanov of Russia 6-3, 6-4, 6-4.However, instead of discussing the match in the...

    Russian Fighter Jets in Crimea Make Emergency Training Flight
    Jun06

    Russian Fighter Jets in Crimea Make Emergency Training Flight

    MOSCOW (Sputnik) — The standby fighter jets of Russia’s Southern Military District carried out an emergency training flight in Crimea for checking the jets’ combat readiness, Astafiyev said. “The pair of Su-27 fighter jets on standby of the fourth formation of the air force and air defense of the Southern military district deployed in...

    Bracing for Russian Military Exercise, Lithuania Puts Up Border Fence
    Jun06

    Bracing for Russian Military Exercise, Lithuania Puts Up Border Fence

    Lithuania has began constructing a two-meter-high wire fence along its border with the Russian exclave of Kaliningrad ahead of military exercises Moscow is planning to hold there in September. While the 45-km-long (30- mile) fence will provide little defense against a full-scale attack, it aims to prevent provocations and incidents, Lithuanian...