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    Kazakhstan, Russia sign new cooperation agreement for Baikonur spaceport
    Dec27

    Kazakhstan, Russia sign new cooperation agreement for Baikonur spaceport

    ASTANA (TCA) — Kazakhstan and Russia signed a concept of cooperation at Kazakhstan’s Baikonur space launch complex following talks between Russian President Vladimir Putin and Kazakh President Nursultan Nazarbayev in St. Petersburg on December 26, TASS news agency reported. The document was signed by Russian Deputy Prime Minister Dmitry...

    Parts of crashed Russian plane found in Black Sea
    Dec27

    Parts of crashed Russian plane found in Black Sea

    Russian rescuers found Monday the first parts of the Syria-bound military plane that plunged into the Black Sea, as officials dismissed terrorism as a possible cause of the crash that killed all 92 people on board. The Tu-154 jet, whose passengers included more than 60 members of the internationally-renowned Red Army Choir, was heading to...

    Barack Backhands Bibi
    Dec27

    Barack Backhands Bibi

    Did the community organizer from Harvard Law just deliver some personal payback to the IDF commando? So it would seem. By abstaining on that Security Council resolution declaring Israeli settlements in the West Bank and East Jerusalem illegal and invalid, raged Bibi Netanyahu, President Obama “failed to protect Israel in this gang-up at the UN,...

    Most powerful photographs of 2016
    Dec27

    Most powerful photographs of 2016

    The world’s best photojournalists this year turned their lenses on glory and gore; on hope and despair; and more than in recent memory, on voters determined to enact change. What’s changed since this time last year? Britain is leaving the European Union, and no one is quite sure what comes next. U.S. President Barack Obama is leaving...

    A day in the life of Nariman Dzhelyal
    Dec27

    A day in the life of Nariman Dzhelyal

    SIMFEROPOL, Crimea — The day starts with traditional coffee. Nariman Dzhelyal’s parents wave him off, just like any couple watching their son leave for the office. But Dzhelyal no longer has an office. And every time he leaves home, in a village just outside Simferopol, Crimea, his parents wonder if he’ll...

    Gazprom says Russia supplied nearly one-third of EU gas
    Dec27

    Gazprom says Russia supplied nearly one-third of EU gas

    MOSCOW: Russia supplied nearly a third of Europe’s gas needs in 2016, a record amount despite tensions with the European Union and a desire by the bloc to reduce its dependence on Russian supplies. The latest issue of Gazprom’s magazine Blue Fuel said “the share of Gazprom’s gas in Europe grows steadily and has almost reached...

    Israel postpones Ukraine PM visit after UN vote
    Dec27

    Israel postpones Ukraine PM visit after UN vote

    JERUSALEM : Israel has postponed this week’s visit of Ukrainian Prime Minister Volodymyr Groysman following a landmark UN Security Council vote demanding a halt to Israeli settlement building, officials said Monday. The move was the latest by Israel targeting countries that supported Friday’s resolution which deeply angered Prime...

    Fighting in E Ukraine eases amid truce
    Dec27

    Fighting in E Ukraine eases amid truce

    The ceasefire which took effect in eastern Ukraine on Saturday has brought a relative calm to some areas in the conflict-ravaged region over the weekend. …read more Source: China...

    4 big international stories of 2016
    Dec27

    4 big international stories of 2016

    In this presidential election year, international issues sometimes took a backseat. But violence continued in the Middle East and Ukraine, and populism continued to gain strength in Europe. And by mid-summer, talk of Russia started to dominate… …read more Source: The...

    Donbass refugees celebrate third Hanukka in Kiev
    Dec27

    Donbass refugees celebrate third Hanukka in Kiev

    Members of scattered Jewish community remain strongly connected despite distance between them. …read more Source: The Jerusalem...