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    Putin, Abe to hold hot spring meet on WW2 island row
    Dec15

    Putin, Abe to hold hot spring meet on WW2 island row

    NAGATO, Japan: Russia and Japan will hold a summit at a hot spring on Thursday aimed at reaching a deal over a group of small islands that have prevented the countries from formally ending their World War II hostilities. Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe will host Russian President Vladimir Putin in his ancestral city of Nagato in hopes of...

    Kiev to free 15 east Ukraine prisoners in ‘goodwill gesture’
    Dec15

    Kiev to free 15 east Ukraine prisoners in ‘goodwill gesture’

    Some of the 15 are seriously ill or elderly and six of them are women, she said. …read more Source: World...

    Kiev to free 15 east Ukraine prisoners in ‘goodwill gesture’ (AFP)
    Dec15

    Kiev to free 15 east Ukraine prisoners in ‘goodwill gesture’ (AFP)

    Kiev (AFP) – Kiev said Thursday it would unilaterally release 15 prisoners captured in war-torn eastern Ukraine in a bid to encourage a prisoner swap with pro-Russian rebels. …read more Source: The West...

    Amnesty International Decries ‘Systematic Persecution” Of Crimean Tatars Under Russian Rule
    Dec15

    Amnesty International Decries ‘Systematic Persecution” Of Crimean Tatars Under Russian Rule

    Amnesty International has decried what it called Russia’s “systematic persecution” of the Crimean Tatars since “the occupation and illegal annexation of Crimea by the Russian Federation” in 2014. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Ukraine: Pro-Russian separatists kill 1, injure 2
    Dec15

    Ukraine: Pro-Russian separatists kill 1, injure 2

    Fighting in eastern Ukraine after Russia’s illegal Crimea annexation continues to take toll …read more Source: Anadolu...

    The program “Culture and Creativity,” announced the acceptance of applications from journalists
    Dec15

    The program “Culture and Creativity,” announced the acceptance of applications from journalists

    Baku / 15.12.2016 / Turan: The program “Culture and Creativity” in the framework of the EU program “Eastern Partnership” is accepting applications to participate in a series of trainings on the topic of culture. Journalists from six countries (Armenia, Azerbaijan, Georgia, Moldova, Belarus and Ukraine) are invited to...

    How Russia helped break the stalemate in Syria’s largest city
    Dec15

    How Russia helped break the stalemate in Syria’s largest city

    © AFP/File GEORGE OURFALIANMoscow (AFP) – When Russian President Vladimir Putin launched the Kremlin’s bombing campaign in Syria last year to back up leader Bashar al-Assad, the regime’s forces were being pushed back. Now Damascus is celebrating its biggest victory in over five years of war after recapturing control of the rebel...

    Ukraine: Pro-Russian separatists kill 1, injure 2
    Dec15

    Ukraine: Pro-Russian separatists kill 1, injure 2

    Fighting in eastern Ukraine after Russia’s illegal Crimea annexation continues to take toll …read more Source: World...

    Hundreds at Russia, Iran embassies protest over Aleppo
    Dec15

    Hundreds at Russia, Iran embassies protest over Aleppo

    In Ankara and Kiev, crowds gather to protest humanitarian tragedy in northern Syrian city …read more Source: Anadolu...

    EU-Ukraine pact collapse ‘biggest present’ for Putin: Dutch PM
    Dec15

    EU-Ukraine pact collapse ‘biggest present’ for Putin: Dutch PM

    Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte warned Thursday it would be the “biggest ever present” for Russian President Vladimir Putin if a historic EU-Ukraine cooperation deal is torpedoed by popular opposition in the Netherlands. Rutte said he was “moderately optimistic” of a deal at an EU summit in Brussels for steps to allow his country to …read...