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    Politics: A dark and familiar cloud is hanging over France’s high-stakes presidential election
    Apr22

    Politics: A dark and familiar cloud is hanging over France’s high-stakes presidential election

    France's upcoming presidential election has turned into a de facto referendum on whether to halt or strengthen the nationalist fervor sweeping the west. France’s upcoming presidential election has turned into a de facto referendum on whether to halt or strengthen the nationalist fervor sweeping the west that propelled US President...

    Funeral held for Russian marine major killed in Syria
    Apr22

    Funeral held for Russian marine major killed in Syria

    The funeral has taken place in Crimea for a Russian marine major reportedly killed in combat in Syria. …read more Source:...

    Prominent Ukrainian Politician Released On Bail In Corruption Probe
    Apr22

    Prominent Ukrainian Politician Released On Bail In Corruption Probe

    A Kyiv court has released on bail an influential former lawmaker suspected of embezzlement. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    New church dedicated to Saint Luke the Surgeon to open in Nafplio
    Apr22

    New church dedicated to Saint Luke the Surgeon to open in Nafplio

    The finishing touches were being put over the weekend on the new Greek Orthodox Church of Saint Luke the Surgeon, Archbishop of Crimea, on the outskirts of Nafplio in the northern Peloponnese. Slated for inauguration next Saturday, the church contains icons and wood-carvings executed by Russian masters and will also have a small museum in the...

    ‘It’s Stupid to Be Afraid’: Italian Politician on Yalta Economic Forum in Crimea
    Apr22

    ‘It’s Stupid to Be Afraid’: Italian Politician on Yalta Economic Forum in Crimea

    Last year, the local legislature of Liguria, just like the parliaments of several other Italian regions, urged the central government to recognize Crimea’s reunification with Russia and ask the EU to lift the sanctions it imposed on Russia in 2014. “I came here with a the hope for a better future because ending the sanctions and recognizing...

    Russia is trying to “sow chaos” in Europe by betting big on Marine Le Pen and France’s far right
    Apr22

    Russia is trying to “sow chaos” in Europe by betting big on Marine Le Pen and France’s far right

    Less than a month before the fiercely contested French presidential election, far-right candidate Marine Le Pen was campaigning not in Nantes or Lyon but in Moscow, where she had an unannounced meeting with Vladimir Putin in the Kremlin. After exchanging pleasantries with Russia’s leader, a politician for whom she is not shy in expressing...

    Russian FM presses Tillerson on Syria probe
    Apr22

    Russian FM presses Tillerson on Syria probe

    MOSCOW: Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov voiced “regret” in a phone call with his US counterpart on Friday (Saturday in Manila) at Washington’s opposition to a Moscow-backed plan to investigate an alleged chemical attack in Syria. In the call with Secretary of State Rex Tillerson which “took place at US initiative,” Lavrov raised the...

    Saka stone houses in Central Kazakhstan shed light on Kazakh nomadic culture, archaeologist says
    Apr22

    Saka stone houses in Central Kazakhstan shed light on Kazakh nomadic culture, archaeologist says

    The Astana Times provides news and information from Kazakhstan and around the world. ASTANA – The study of the settlements of the Saka, also referred to as Scythians, ancient tribes that lived in what is now modern-day Kazakhstan, is one of the main tasks for Kazakh archaeologists seeking to fill in the blank spots of the region’s history....

    Upcoming OPEC meeting may prove ineffective: expert
    Apr22

    Upcoming OPEC meeting may prove ineffective: expert

    The upcoming OPEC meeting may prove ineffective, says Valentin Zemlyansky, director for energy programs at the Center of World Economy and International Relations of the Ukraine National Academy of Sciences. …read more Source:...

    Exxon Mobil Will Not Be Exempt From Russia Trade Sanctions
    Apr22

    Exxon Mobil Will Not Be Exempt From Russia Trade Sanctions

    US oil giant Exxon Mobil will not be allowed to resume drilling in Russia after US President Donald Trump vowed to uphold sanctions, The BBC has reported. The US Treasury Department said that, after talks with Mr Trump, it would not waive trade sanctions on Russia for US firms seeking to restart work. It had been reported that Exxon, the...