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    Putin urges Ukraine to respect peace agreements, end economic blockade of the east
    Apr16

    Putin urges Ukraine to respect peace agreements, end economic blockade of the east

    MOSCOW (AP) — Putin urges Ukraine to respect peace agreements, end economic blockade of the east. …read more Source:...

    Czech couple posthumously honored as Righteous Among the Nations
    Apr16

    Czech couple posthumously honored as Righteous Among the Nations

    PRAGUE (JTA) — A Czech couple has been posthumously awarded the title Righteous Among the Nations for saving a Jewish girl in Ukraine during the Holocaust. Anna Bohatá and her husband, who were ethnic Czechs born in Ukraine, hid a Jewish girl, Mindla Švarc, from Nazi troops and Ukrainian nationalists during World War II. After the war, they moved...

    Putin says Russian economy has passed ‘peak’ of problems
    Apr16

    Putin says Russian economy has passed ‘peak’ of problems

    Moscow (AFP) – President Vladimir Putin on Thursday said the worst was over for Russia’s crisis-hit economy, pointing to the recent rebound of the ruble despite Western sanctions over Ukraine.”The ruble has stabilised and strengthened,” Putin said during his annual phone-in with Russians. “Experts believe that we...

    Putin: Russia’s Economy Strong Despite Western Sanctions, Oil Prices
    Apr16

    Putin: Russia’s Economy Strong Despite Western Sanctions, Oil Prices

    Russian President Vladimir Putin says Russia’s economic performance has remained strong despite a slump in oil prices and Western sanctions over Moscow’s involvement with Ukraine. He said despite last year’s devaluation of the ruble, he expects the economy to fully rebound within two years. Putin spoke Thursday in an annual live...

    Putin says Russian economy remains strong despite sanctions
    Apr16

    Putin says Russian economy remains strong despite sanctions

    Speaking in a call-in show with the nation televised live, Putin said the nation’s economic performance has remained strong, despite Western sanctions slapped on Russia over the Ukrainian crisis and a slump in global oil prices. …read more Source: CTV...

    Putin says Russia’s economy strong despite sanctions
    Apr16

    Putin says Russia’s economy strong despite sanctions

    Speaking Thursday in a televised call-in show with the nation, Russian President Vladimir Putin said the country s economic performance has remained strong, despite Western sanctions slapped on Russia over the Ukrainian crisis, and a slump in global oil prices. …read more Source:...

    In Rebel Territory Of Ukraine, Relief For Illness And Pain Is Blocked
    Apr16

    In Rebel Territory Of Ukraine, Relief For Illness And Pain Is Blocked

    In a cramped cardiologist’s office in southeast Ukraine, Tatyana Ivanovna, 76, begged for sedatives. Andrey Polyakov, her doctor, took time to listen, though he knew there was nothing he could do. …read more Source: Ukrainian Diaspora in Canada and...

    Ukrainian President Poroshenko Dismisses Envoy To U.S.
    Apr16

    Ukrainian President Poroshenko Dismisses Envoy To U.S.

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko has dismissed his ambassador to the United States, whose tenure in Washington began under ousted former President Viktor Yanukovych and spanned the duration of Kiev’s year-long conflict with Russia. …read more Source: Ukrainian Diaspora in Canada and...

    Russia says U.S. forced it to act on Ukraine
    Apr16

    Russia says U.S. forced it to act on Ukraine

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – Russian Defence Minister Sergei Shoigu on Thursday blamed the United States and its allies for the conflict in Ukraine,… …read more Source:...

    Putin says Russian economy remains strong
    Apr16

    Putin says Russian economy remains strong

    Speaking Thursday in a televised call-in show with the nation, Putin said the nation’s economic performance has remained strong, despite Western sanctions slapped on Russia over the Ukrainian crisis and a slump in global oil prices. …read more Source: San Francisco...