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    Five months, eight prominent Russians dead
    Mar26

    Five months, eight prominent Russians dead

    The brazen daytime slaying of a Russian politician outside a Ukrainian hotel this week brings to eight the number of high-profile Russians who have died over the past five months since the US presidential election on November 8. …read more Source:...

    EU Sanctions Hurting Russia More Than Kremlin Admits, Says Klimkin
    Mar26

    EU Sanctions Hurting Russia More Than Kremlin Admits, Says Klimkin

    “There can be no talk of lifting sanctions until Russia is brought to heel and persuaded to comply with international rules. And sanctions hurt Russia more than the Kremlin cares to admit. They are slowly reducing Russia’s ability to destabilise Europe and the world.” Writing in the Guardian this weekend, Pavlo Klimkin, Ukrainian Foreign...

    Antiwar Coalition calls attentions to Ukraine’s Odessa
    Mar26

    Antiwar Coalition calls attentions to Ukraine’s Odessa

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    Ukraine MP sings live on TV
    Mar26

    Ukraine MP sings live on TV

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    Clear Winner Unlikely in Bulgaria’s Third Election in Four Years
    Mar26

    Clear Winner Unlikely in Bulgaria’s Third Election in Four Years

    Bulgarians began voting in a snap general election Sunday with the center-right GERB party challenged for power by Socialists who say they will improve ties with Russia even if it means upsetting the country’s European Union partners. Opinion polls put the GERB party of former Prime Minister Boiko Borisov, 57, narrowly ahead of the...

    Russia prepares to pay off the last of its debt inherited from the old Soviet Union
    Mar26

    Russia prepares to pay off the last of its debt inherited from the old Soviet Union

    A quarter of a century after the fall of the Soviet Union, Russia is finally set to pay off all the foreign debt it inherited from the vanished communist empire. Keen to establish a reputation as a reliable borrower – despite Western financial sanctions over the Ukraine conflict – Moscow announced last week it would pay off US$125.2 million in...

    Russia set to repay all Soviet Union’s foreign debt
    Mar26

    Russia set to repay all Soviet Union’s foreign debt

    Moscow is about to settle the Soviet Union’s foreign debt, a quarter of a century after its demise. AFP Photo MOSCOW: A quarter of a century after the fall of the Soviet Union, Russia is finally set to pay off all the foreign debt it inherited from the vanished Communist empire. Keen to establish a reputation of a reliable borrower —...

    Russia set to repay all Soviet Union’s foreign debt
    Mar26

    Russia set to repay all Soviet Union’s foreign debt

    MOSCOW: A quarter of a century after the fall of the Soviet Union, Russia is finally set to pay off all the foreign debt it inherited from the vanished Communist empire. Keen to establish a reputation of a reliable borrower despite Western financial sanctions over the Ukraine conflict Moscow announced last week it would pay off US$125.2 million...

    Belarus Police Arrest Hundreds Defying Protest Ban
    Mar26

    Belarus Police Arrest Hundreds Defying Protest Ban

    Riot police in Belarus launched a massive crackdown Saturday on protesters trying to hold a banned march in Minsk. Hundreds were reported arrested, and a human rights leader said many of the detainees had been beaten by police and needed medical attention. An estimated 700 people were trying to march through a central part of the capital, part of...

    The Gold Sea
    Mar25

    The Gold Sea

    The Gold Sea, by Bohdan Ihor Antonych (1909-1937), translated from Ukrainian by Steve Komarnyckyj. The emissaries from the gold sea come in crimson rain Its stringed light sheers apart, the bee tribes madden, Their wings playing interwoven chords mist rears, And rain spurs its white horse into crimson berries. The emissaries speak of stars in an...