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    S. Korea defeats Poland to open men’s hockey worlds
    Apr23

    S. Korea defeats Poland to open men’s hockey worlds

    SEOUL, April 23 (Yonhap) — South Korea has opened the men’s hockey world championship in Ukraine with a victory. Four different players scored for South Korea in the 4-2 win over Poland on Saturday (local time) at the International Ice Hockey Fede …read more Source: Yonhap News...

    Russian FM presses US’ Tillerson over Syria probe
    Apr22

    Russian FM presses US’ Tillerson over Syria probe

    MOSCOW — Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov voiced “regret” in a phone call with his US counterpart Friday at Washington’s opposition to a Moscow-backed plan to investigate an alleged chemical attack in Syria. In the call with Secretary of State Rex Tillerson which “took place at US initiative”, Lavrov raised the...

    Canadian jets intercept Russian bombers for the first time since 2014
    Apr22

    Canadian jets intercept Russian bombers for the first time since 2014

    OTTAWA – Canadian fighter jets have intercepted Russian bombers off Canada’s northern coast for the first time in more than two years, as relations between Moscow and the West continue to worsen. Two CF-18s were scrambled on Thursday after North American early-warning air defences spotted two TU-95 Bear bombers approaching Alaskan and...

    Politics: A dark and familiar cloud is hanging over France’s high-stakes presidential election
    Apr22

    Politics: A dark and familiar cloud is hanging over France’s high-stakes presidential election

    France's upcoming presidential election has turned into a de facto referendum on whether to halt or strengthen the nationalist fervor sweeping the west. France’s upcoming presidential election has turned into a de facto referendum on whether to halt or strengthen the nationalist fervor sweeping the west that propelled US President...

    Funeral held for Russian marine major killed in Syria
    Apr22

    Funeral held for Russian marine major killed in Syria

    The funeral has taken place in Crimea for a Russian marine major reportedly killed in combat in Syria. …read more Source:...

    Prominent Ukrainian Politician Released On Bail In Corruption Probe
    Apr22

    Prominent Ukrainian Politician Released On Bail In Corruption Probe

    A Kyiv court has released on bail an influential former lawmaker suspected of embezzlement. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    New church dedicated to Saint Luke the Surgeon to open in Nafplio
    Apr22

    New church dedicated to Saint Luke the Surgeon to open in Nafplio

    The finishing touches were being put over the weekend on the new Greek Orthodox Church of Saint Luke the Surgeon, Archbishop of Crimea, on the outskirts of Nafplio in the northern Peloponnese. Slated for inauguration next Saturday, the church contains icons and wood-carvings executed by Russian masters and will also have a small museum in the...

    ‘It’s Stupid to Be Afraid’: Italian Politician on Yalta Economic Forum in Crimea
    Apr22

    ‘It’s Stupid to Be Afraid’: Italian Politician on Yalta Economic Forum in Crimea

    Last year, the local legislature of Liguria, just like the parliaments of several other Italian regions, urged the central government to recognize Crimea’s reunification with Russia and ask the EU to lift the sanctions it imposed on Russia in 2014. “I came here with a the hope for a better future because ending the sanctions and recognizing...

    Russia is trying to “sow chaos” in Europe by betting big on Marine Le Pen and France’s far right
    Apr22

    Russia is trying to “sow chaos” in Europe by betting big on Marine Le Pen and France’s far right

    Less than a month before the fiercely contested French presidential election, far-right candidate Marine Le Pen was campaigning not in Nantes or Lyon but in Moscow, where she had an unannounced meeting with Vladimir Putin in the Kremlin. After exchanging pleasantries with Russia’s leader, a politician for whom she is not shy in expressing...

    Russian FM presses Tillerson on Syria probe
    Apr22

    Russian FM presses Tillerson on Syria probe

    MOSCOW: Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov voiced “regret” in a phone call with his US counterpart on Friday (Saturday in Manila) at Washington’s opposition to a Moscow-backed plan to investigate an alleged chemical attack in Syria. In the call with Secretary of State Rex Tillerson which “took place at US initiative,” Lavrov raised the...