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    Projections: Macron wins French presidency by a large margin
    May07

    Projections: Macron wins French presidency by a large margin

    PARIS (AP) — Political newcomer Emmanuel Macron will be France’s next president, pollsters projected Sunday night, delivering a resounding victory to an unabashedly pro-European former investment banker and strengthening France’s place as a central pillar of the European Union. If confirmed, the result would constitute a resounding...

    ‘Immortal Regiment’ March in Turkey Attended by Over 300 People
    May07

    ‘Immortal Regiment’ March in Turkey Attended by Over 300 People

    ANKARA (Sputnik) — Citizens of Russia, Belarus, Ukraine, Georgia, Kazakhstan, Moldova and other former Soviet republics took part in the event. They, in particular, laid flowers to the monument of the Russian soldiers, who died in captivity during 1877-1878 Russian-Turkish war. “Today, the “Immortal Regiment” march took place on the Island of...

    Hundreds Attend ‘Immortal Regiment’ March in Lebanese Capital
    May07

    Hundreds Attend ‘Immortal Regiment’ March in Lebanese Capital

    BEIRUT (Sputnik) — The event was organized by the Russian Embassy and the Russian Cultural Center. Representatives of the Russian diaspora, citizens of Belarus, Ukraine, Uzbekistan, Kazakhstan and Lebanon took part in the action. “Since April we have recorded 220 veterans, people came with photos of their heroes. We can say that 30% of the...

    Bulgarian rhythmic gymnastics group team wins silver at three balls and two ropes at Sofia World Cup
    May07

    Bulgarian rhythmic gymnastics group team wins silver at three balls and two ropes at Sofia World Cup

    The Bulgarian rhythmic gymnastics group team won silver medal at the three balls and two ropes routine at the Rhythmic Gymnastics World Cup in Sofia. Simona Dyankova, Madlen Radukanova, Teodora Alexandrova, Elena Bineva and Laura Traats placed second after making some small mistakes during their performance. They scored 17.360 points....

    Bulgarian rhythmic gymnastics group team wins silver medal at five hoops at Rhythmic Gymnastics World Cup
    May07

    Bulgarian rhythmic gymnastics group team wins silver medal at five hoops at Rhythmic Gymnastics World Cup

    The Bulgarian rhythmic gymnastics group team won silver medal at five hoops routine at the Rhythmic Gymnastics World Cup Series in Sofia. Simona Dyankova, Madlen Radukanova, Teodora Alexandrova, Elena Bineva and Laura Traats scored 17.900 points. Ukraine’s rhythmic gymnastics group team grabbed the gold with 18.300 points and Belarus won...

    Armed man ‘sexually harassed’ female monitor in rebel Ukraine: OSCE (AFP)
    May07

    Armed man ‘sexually harassed’ female monitor in rebel Ukraine: OSCE (AFP)

    Kiev (AFP) – A female member of the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe mission monitoring the conflict in eastern Ukraine was “sexually harassed” by an armed man in rebel territory, the group confirmed Sunday. …read more Source: The West...

    Ukraine ‘Celebrates Diversity’ With Eurovision, But Critics Complain It’s All ‘A Show’
    May07

    Ukraine ‘Celebrates Diversity’ With Eurovision, But Critics Complain It’s All ‘A Show’

    As Kyiv prepares to host more than 20,000 visitors expected to arrive for the annual Eurovision Song Contest, the city is in overdrive to conceal the scars of its past and put on its best face in an attempt to show the West that Ukraine has overcome political upheaval, endured a bloody war, and become more European in recent years. …read...

    Ukraine ‘Celebrates Diversity’ With Eurovision, But Critics Complain It’s All ‘A Show’
    May07

    Ukraine ‘Celebrates Diversity’ With Eurovision, But Critics Complain It’s All ‘A Show’

    As Kyiv prepares to host more than 20,000 visitors expected to arrive for the annual Eurovision Song Contest, the city is in overdrive to conceal the scars of its past and put on its best face in an attempt to show the West that Ukraine has overcome political upheaval, endured a bloody war, and become more European in recent years. …read...

    Bulgarian Rhythmic Gymnastics Group Team Wins All-Around in Sofia
    May07

    Bulgarian Rhythmic Gymnastics Group Team Wins All-Around in Sofia

    The Bulgarian rhythmic gymnastics group team led by Coach Vesela Todorova won the gold in the all-around from the World Cup in Sofia’s Arena Armeec, BNR reported. Simona Daynkova, Madlen Radukanova, Elena Bineva, Teodora Alexandrova and Laura Traats scored the total of 36.550 points from the five hoops and the three balls & ropes...

    Hollywood actor Steven Seagal banned from Ukraine (photos-video)
    May07

    Hollywood actor Steven Seagal banned from Ukraine (photos-video)

    Action movie legend Steven Seagal has been barred from Ukraine and marked a “threat to national security” over his cosy friendship with Vladimir Putin. The Hollywood veteran, banned by Ukranian’s security service, the SBU, is the second of Putin’s celebrity friends to be blacklisted by the former Soviet state – following French actor...