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    Russian Bikers, Crimeans Cross ‘Putin’s Bridge’ in Inaugural Drive
    May16

    Russian Bikers, Crimeans Cross ‘Putin’s Bridge’ in Inaugural Drive

    Leather-clad bikers with Russian national flags joined motorists driving for the first time across a newly-opened bridge linking Crimea with Russia on Wednesday. President Vladimir Putin on Tuesday unveiled the new bridge to the Crimean peninsula, which Russia annexed from Ukraine in 2014. He chatted to workmen in overalls and drove a heavy,...

    Russian bikers, Crimeans cross ‘Putin’s bridge’ in inaugural drive
    May16

    Russian bikers, Crimeans cross ‘Putin’s bridge’ in inaugural drive

    KERCH: Leather-clad bikers with Russian national flags joined motorists driving for the first time across a newly-opened bridge linking Crimea with Russia on Wednesday. President Vladimir Putin on Tuesday unveiled the new bridge to the Crimean peninsula, which Russia annexed from Ukraine in 2014. He chatted to workmen in overalls and drove a...

    Putin made a show of crossing the new Crimea bridge. But he was upstaged by a cat
    May16

    Putin made a show of crossing the new Crimea bridge. But he was upstaged by a cat

    He inaugurated the bridge, 19 kilometres of concrete and steel over the Black Sea’s Kerch Strait, by leading the first-ever convoy from Russia into Crimea, but was beaten across the bridge by an orange-and-white cat. …read more Source:...

    Moyes leaves West Ham, Allardyce sacked by Everton
    May16

    Moyes leaves West Ham, Allardyce sacked by Everton

    London: David Moyes has left West Ham following the end of his short-term contract, the Premier League club announced yesterday. The 55-year-old former Everton and Manchester United boss arrived at the London Stadium in November, with the sole objective of ensuring the Hammers’ top-flight status, which he achieved.“I would like to place on...

    U.S. objects as Putin drives truck opening bridge to ‘occupied Crimea’
    May16

    U.S. objects as Putin drives truck opening bridge to ‘occupied Crimea’

    by WorldTribune Staff, May 16, 2018 The United States has condemned Moscow’s opening of the Kerch Strait Bridge between Russia and Crimea. Russian President Vladimir Putin drove an orange Kamaz truck across the bridge as he opened the road to car traffic on May 15. “In different historical epochs, even under the tsar priests, people […]...

    Ukraine’s Dolphin Army Is Dead After Refusing Russian Military Takeover, Claims Kiev
    May16

    Ukraine’s Dolphin Army Is Dead After Refusing Russian Military Takeover, Claims Kiev

    The sea mammals were being trained in a Soviet-era facility in Sevastopol that breeds marine assistants for the navy. …read more Source:...

    Russian bikers, Crimeans cross ‘Putin’s bridge’ in inaugural drive
    May16

    Russian bikers, Crimeans cross ‘Putin’s bridge’ in inaugural drive

    1 hour 45 min agoKERCH – Leather-clad bikers with Russian national flags joined motorists driving for …read more Source:...

    US Envoy Visits Ukraine Frontlines
    May16

    US Envoy Visits Ukraine Frontlines

    Ukraine’s war with Russian-backed separatist rebels in the east is entering its fifth year. Since February, there has been an uptick in fighting along the 450-kilometer contact line. The United States’ Special Envoy to Ukraine, Kurt Volker, along with U.S. Ambassador Marie Yovanovitch, took a trip to the front lines Tuesday to witness...

    The cat's out of the bag (and on the bridge): Did this kitty beat Vladimir Putin across Crimean span?
    May16

    The cat's out of the bag (and on the bridge): Did this kitty beat Vladimir Putin across Crimean span?

    The contentious bridge linking Russia to Crimea has prompted another controversy, this one over whether Russian President Vladimir Putin’s ceremonial first crossing actually came in second — to a cat. Putin proudly drove a bright orange, Russian-built truck across the Kerch Strait Bridge Tuesday. …read more Source: USA...

    Putin made a show of crossing the new Crimea bridge. But he was upstaged by a cat.
    May16

    Putin made a show of crossing the new Crimea bridge. But he was upstaged by a cat.

    President Vladimir Putin’s handlers had thought of nearly everything for the christening of a $4 billion bridge linking Russia to Crimea. Dressed in blue jeans and ditching his tie, Putin jumped into the driver’s seat of an orange dump truck Tuesday and drove across the bridge with cameras recording every move. One camera in the cab...