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    China Launches its First Domestically-Made Aircraft Carrier
    Apr26

    China Launches its First Domestically-Made Aircraft Carrier

    BEIJING – China has launched its first aircraft carrier built entirely on its own, in a demonstration of the growing technical sophistication of its defense industries and determination to safeguard its maritime territorial claims and crucial trade routes. The 50,000-ton carrier was towed from its dockyard just after 9 a.m. Wednesday following a...

    Ukraine marks 31st anniversary of Chernobyl nuclear disaster
    Apr26

    Ukraine marks 31st anniversary of Chernobyl nuclear disaster

    …read more Source: USA...

    China launches first home-built aircraft carrier amid South China Sea tension
    Apr26

    China launches first home-built aircraft carrier amid South China Sea tension

    China’s first domestically built aircraft carrier is seen during its launching ceremony in Dalian, Liaoning province, China, April 26, 2017. REUTERS/Stringer China launched its first domestically built aircraft carrier on Wednesday amid rising tension over North Korea and worries about Beijing’s assertiveness in the South China Sea....

    China Launches New Aircraft Carrier, Bolstering Naval Presence
    Apr26

    China Launches New Aircraft Carrier, Bolstering Naval Presence

    The Chinese navy on Wednesday launched its new aircraft carrier as Beijing continues to grow and modernize its maritime forces. The ship, which currently does not have a name, is China’s first domestically built and second overall carrier, the BBC reported. It is not expected to be operational until 2020 and will carry China’s...

    China Launches First Home-Built Aircraft Carrier Amid South China Sea Tension
    Apr26

    China Launches First Home-Built Aircraft Carrier Amid South China Sea Tension

    By Michael Martina BEIJING (Reuters) – China launched its first domestically built aircraft carrier on Wednesday amid rising tension over North Korea and worries about Beijing’s assertiveness in the SouthChina Sea. State media has quoted military experts as saying the carrier, China‘s second and built in the northeastern port of Dalian, is...

    Cardin less concerned Trump will ease Russia sanctions
    Apr26

    Cardin less concerned Trump will ease Russia sanctions

    The top Democrat on the Senate Foreign Relations Committee says he’s no longer worried President Donald Trump will notch a quick deal with Russia to undo sanctions it faces for aggression in Ukraine. Sen. Ben Cardin introduced a bill in February with Sens. John McCain (R-Ariz.) and Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.) making it harder for Trump to...

    Azerbaijani companies deny participating in Yalta economic forum
    Apr26

    Azerbaijani companies deny participating in Yalta economic forum

    Some state and private companies of Azerbaijan have denied reports of their participation in the 3rd International Economic Forum held in Crimea’s Yalta city and the initiation of investigative actions against them. …read more Source:...

    Contact group on Ukraine in Minsk agrees POW intention verification mechanism
    Apr26

    Contact group on Ukraine in Minsk agrees POW intention verification mechanism

    Humanitarian affairs were high on the agenda of the discussions held in Minsk on 26 April. “Once again the discussion focused on releasing the people, who are being held due to the conflict,” said Martin Sajdik. …read more Source:...

    China just unveiled its first homemade aircraft carrier
    Apr26

    China just unveiled its first homemade aircraft carrier

    China has unveiled its first homemade aircraft carrier. It’s the country’s second aircraft carrier in total after buying a carrier from Ukraine in 1998. …read more Source: Business...

    Banned Russian singer to perform in Crimea as Eurovision starts
    Apr26

    Banned Russian singer to perform in Crimea as Eurovision starts

    Yulia Samoilova will give a concert in the annexed territory after Ukraine banned her from competing in the 2017 contest in KievThe Russian singer banned from this year’s Eurovision song contest will give a concert in annexed Crimea on the same day the music tournament starts in Kiev.Ukrainian authorities banned Yulia Samoilova from...