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    ‘We got Christmas back’: readers mark 25 years since fall of Soviet Union
    Dec25

    ‘We got Christmas back’: readers mark 25 years since fall of Soviet Union

    Whether it was arrival of capitalism, social instability or denim, monumental changes followed Gorbachev’s resignation in 1991After years of food shortages, rising nationalist movements and an attempted coup, Mikhail Gorbachev, the president of the Soviet Union, resigned on Christmas Day 1991. His resignation 25 years ago was the final nail...

    Armenia selects Artsvik for Eurovision 2017
    Dec25

    Armenia selects Artsvik for Eurovision 2017

    Artsvik has won the Armenian national final, Depi Evratesil (To Eurovision) and will rpeesent the country at 2017 Eurovision Song Contest in Kiev. The singer was chosen through a combination of votes from a jury panel and a public SMS vote. The ambitious search for Armenia’s next Eurovision Song Contest participant was launched in the...

    Elkin: The hands are American hands
    Dec25

    Elkin: The hands are American hands

    Minister Ze’ev Elkin, currently in the Ukraine, reports that the Ukraine did not willingly vote for the recent anti-Israel UN resolution. …read more Source: Arutz...

    Netanyahu cancels Ukrainian PM’s visit to Israel
    Dec25

    Netanyahu cancels Ukrainian PM’s visit to Israel

    Following the Ukraine’s decision to vote in favor of anti-Israel UNSC resolution, which officials have posited stemmed from US pressure, Netanyahu temporarily declares PM Groysman persona non grata. …read more Source: Yedioth...

    Berlin market attack: Tunisia arrests suspect Amri’s nephew
    Dec25

    Berlin market attack: Tunisia arrests suspect Amri’s nephew

    Tunisia on Saturday said it had arrested the nephew of Anis Amri, the suspected Berlin truck attacker gunned down by Italian police, as Germany searched for the militant’s possible accomplices. Tunisia’s interior ministry said the nephew and two other suspects, aged between 18 and 27, were detained on Friday and were members of a...

    Street named after Sergei Parajanov in Kiev
    Dec25

    Street named after Sergei Parajanov in Kiev

    The city council of Ukraine’s Kiev adopted number of decisions on renaming streets in the country;s capital city. According to the report by styler.rbc.ua news portal, one of the street in Kiev was named by prominent Soviet film director and … …read more Source:...

    Good News Stories You Might Have Missed in the Madness of 2016
    Dec25

    Good News Stories You Might Have Missed in the Madness of 2016

    Deepening conflict in the Middle East; reverberations from the refugee crisis in Europe; political shocks in the U.S. and Britain; India’s ongoing currency crisis; Russia’s attempts to exercise influence as a great power…These and a host of other stories have made 2016 feel like a particularly bruising year. But however much a year...

    China’s 1st aircraft carrier heads for Western Pacific
    Dec25

    China’s 1st aircraft carrier heads for Western Pacific

    BEIJING (AP) — China’s first aircraft carrier has set off for the Western Pacific for an open-sea training exercise, the Defense Ministry said. State media said Sunday that it is the first time that the Liaoning, which was commissioned by the Chinese navy in 2012, has headed to “distant sea waters.” The Western Pacific region stretches from...

    Weekly Digest of Central Asia
    Dec25

    Weekly Digest of Central Asia

    BISHKEK (TCA) — The Publisher’s note: Central Asia is an important geopolitical area between Europe, Russia and China. It is in Central Asia that world powers have confronted each other for centuries; it is here that China needs to succeed with its new Silk Road Belt for direct access to the Western markets; and it is here that a large...

    Ukraine rebels agree to new indefinite truce
    Dec25

    Ukraine rebels agree to new indefinite truce

    KIEV: A top Ukrainian insurgent has said the rebels had agreed to an indefinite ceasefire negotiated by Moscow and Kiev that would go into effect this weekend. The latest truce was hammered out with the help of European monitors and came after a surge in fighting that claimed the lives of eight Ukrainian soldiers this week. Russia denies backing...