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    Putin: ‘No Regrets’ Over Crimea Annexation
    Apr26

    Putin: ‘No Regrets’ Over Crimea Annexation

    In a new documentary titled The President, the Russian leader says seizing Crimea from Ukraine righted a historical wrong.» E-Mail This …read more Source:...

    Kazakhstan President Nazarbayev ‘wins fifth term by a landslide’
    Apr26

    Kazakhstan President Nazarbayev ‘wins fifth term by a landslide’

    Astana (Kazakhstan) (AFP) – Energy-rich Kazakhstan’s incumbent strongman Nursultan Nazarbayev scored a crushing victory in Sunday’s one-sided presidential ballot, taking 97.5 percent of the vote to win a fifth consecutive term, an exit poll showed.The exit poll carried out by the Institute for Democracy, a research company based...

    Russia accuses Canada of bringing Ukraine issues to Arctic forum
    Apr26

    Russia accuses Canada of bringing Ukraine issues to Arctic forum

    The Arctic Council is made up of Canada, Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway, Russia, Sweden and the United States and was created almost two decades ago to allow nations a diplomatic venue to talk about and deal with issues in the Arctic. As the New York Times has noted the council was never intended to be a forum for debating military and...

    Embattled Ukraine fights for debt deal on financial front
    Apr26

    Embattled Ukraine fights for debt deal on financial front

    Kiev (AFP) – As government troops face off against pro-Russian separatists, Ukraine is also manoeuvring on the financial front, scrambling to stave off disaster by renegotiating its foreign debts.Kiev’s pro-Western government owes billions of dollars to US and London-based investors, among others, as well as Russia, its rival in the...

    Putin says ‘no regrets’ over Crimea annexation
    Apr26

    Putin says ‘no regrets’ over Crimea annexation

    Moscow (AFP) – Russian President Vladimir Putin said in an interview broadcast Sunday that he had no regrets over Moscow’s 2014 annexation of Crimea and that it was righting a historical injustice.”I think we did the right thing and I don’t regret a thing,” Putin said of his decision to take back the Black Sea...

    Film Portrays Putin As Protector Against Terror, The West
    Apr26

    Film Portrays Putin As Protector Against Terror, The West

    Russian state TV is showing a new film in which President Vladimir Putin portrays himself as having protected the country, in his early years in power, against terrorists he suggests had Western support. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Death of Ukraine Soldier Puts Cease-fire in Question
    Apr26

    Death of Ukraine Soldier Puts Cease-fire in Question

    A fragile cease-fire between Ukrainian government forces and pro-Russian separatists came under renewed pressure Sunday with the Ukrainian military reporting a serviceman had been killed and seven others wounded in rebel attacks. The casualties, which follow the death on Saturday of another serviceman in shelling in the south east, occurred as...

    One More Ukrainian Serviceman Killed In Rebel Attacks: Ukraine Military
    Apr26

    One More Ukrainian Serviceman Killed In Rebel Attacks: Ukraine Military

    (Reuters) – One Ukrainian serviceman was killed and seven servicemen were wounded in attacks by pro-Russian separatists in the past 24 hours in eastern Ukraine, Ukraine’s military said on Sunday. Spokeman Oleksander Motuzyanyk said the separatists had stepped up their attacks against government forces in violation of a February...

    Ukraine Serviceman Killed, Kyiv Claims Truce Violations
    Apr26

    Ukraine Serviceman Killed, Kyiv Claims Truce Violations

    The Ukrainian military said on April 26 that one servicemen was killed and seven wounded in attacks by Russian-backed separatist forces in the previous 24 hours. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    ‘Men Return Completely Changed’: Ukraine Conflict Fueling Surge In Domestic Violence
    Apr26

    ‘Men Return Completely Changed’: Ukraine Conflict Fueling Surge In Domestic Violence

    A Ukrainian group helping victims of domestic abuse says the conflict in eastern Ukraine has led to a dramatic upsurge in violence against women across the country. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...