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    The cult of Babel: Odessa’s literary flashmobs attract book-loving tourists
    Aug01

    The cult of Babel: Odessa’s literary flashmobs attract book-loving tourists

    The Black Sea city may lack the pedigree of St Petersburg but it was home to Isaac Babel, and has a storied past as a stopping point for globe-trotting intellectuals A slow-moving procession of 500-odd people stretch from the grand, if worn, Literary Museum along to the Opera House, one of the biggest and most opulent concert halls of the former...

    Mike Pence: US Vice President slams Russian ‘occupation’ on Georgia visit
    Aug01

    Mike Pence: US Vice President slams Russian ‘occupation’ on Georgia visit

    The vice president reiterated America's firm backing for Georgia's hope of joining military alliance NATO, a goal that has stirred fury in Moscow. US Vice President Mike Pence on Tuesday blasted Russia’s “ocupation” of Georgian territory, as he pledged Donald Trump will sign off on new sanctions against Moscow...

    The Morning Vertical, August 1, 2017
    Aug01

    The Morning Vertical, August 1, 2017

    Your morning roundup …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Russia’s Posture ‘Must Change’ – U.S. Vice President
    Aug01

    Russia’s Posture ‘Must Change’ – U.S. Vice President

    U.S. Vice President, Mike Pence, said that Russia’s destabilising activities in Ukraine and support for rogue regimes like Iran, Syria and North Korea “must change”. His comments came during a joint news conference with Georgian Prime Minister Giorgi Kvirikashvili in Tbilisi. The Vice President called on Europe to match U.S. President...

    Maria Sharapova: Champion battles into second round at WTA Stanford
    Aug01

    Maria Sharapova: Champion battles into second round at WTA Stanford

    The former world number one from Russia hadn't played in the US since March of 2015, before serving a 15-month doping suspension. Five-time Grand Slam champion Maria Sharapova made a battling return to US hardcourts on Monday with a 6-1, 4-6, 6-0 victory over American Jennifer Brady in Stanford, California.”I feel like I just want to...

    WATCH: Ukrainian Pilot Lands Plane Safely After Hailstorm Shatters Windscreen
    Aug01

    WATCH: Ukrainian Pilot Lands Plane Safely After Hailstorm Shatters Windscreen

    Capt. Alexander Akopov, a Ukrainian pilot, was awarded a national medal of courage by Ukrainian president Petro Poroshenko, for showing exceptional skill at landing a plane last week, whose windscreen was smashed by hailstorm, it was reported Monday. …read more Source: International Business...

    Pilot saves 127 passengers in 'blind' landing after hailstones shatter plane windscreen
    Aug01

    Pilot saves 127 passengers in 'blind' landing after hailstones shatter plane windscreen

    A Ukrainian captain from AtlasGlobal, a Turkish airline, has been hailed as a hero for making a safe landing after an unexpected hail storm wrecked the aircraft’s windscreen last Friday (July 28). With low visibility, Captain Alexander Akopov was forced to execute a ‘blind’ landing. …read more Source:...

    Goethe-Institut Lagos: The German cultural centre in Nigeria welcomes new director
    Aug01

    Goethe-Institut Lagos: The German cultural centre in Nigeria welcomes new director

    Goethe-Institut Lagos welcomes Friederike Möschel, to its Lagos City Hall offices replacing Marc-André Schmachtel as the new director. For artists and art enthusiasts in Lagos, there has been a new development on the scene.Goethe-Institut Lagos, the German cultural centre in Nigeria, welcomes a new director, Friederike Möschel, to its Lagos City...

    Putin: Russia defends slashing US mission as hope fades of better ties
    Aug01

    Putin: Russia defends slashing US mission as hope fades of better ties

    Moscow on Monday sought to justify its decision to purge US diplomatic personnel in the country, as the Kremlin appeared to give up on hopes of improving ties anytime soon under Donald Trump. Moscow on Monday sought to justify its decision to purge US diplomatic personnel in the country, as the Kremlin appeared to give up on hopes of improving...

    Ukraine finally battens down its leaky cyber hatches after attacks
    Aug01

    Ukraine finally battens down its leaky cyber hatches after attacks

    When the chief of Microsoft Ukraine switched jobs to work for President Petro Poroshenko, he found that everyone in the office used the same login password. It wasn’t the only symptom of lax IT security in a country suffering crippling cyber attacks. …read more Source:...