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    For Greater Europe We Must Embrace People-To-People Cooperation
    Apr27

    For Greater Europe We Must Embrace People-To-People Cooperation

    We can only watch with sadness the effects of the last few years brought on by confrontation. In 2003, as ministers of foreign affairs, we were at the forefront of the common initiatives between Germany, France and Russia to create a new spirit of dialogue and understanding. We saw the reunification of the European continent after 2004 as a...

    The war crippling the world’s biggest oil producer
    Apr27

    The war crippling the world’s biggest oil producer

    As tensions in the Ukraine escalate, European sanctions are squeezing Russia’s energy sector. …read more Source:...

    In ‘A Nazi Legacy,’ a son’s love is tested by mass murder
    Apr27

    In ‘A Nazi Legacy,’ a son’s love is tested by mass murder

    Horst von Wachter, left, and Niklas Frank with Philippe Sands, rear, at the site of a mass grave outside Zolkiew, Ukraine. (Sam Hardy) NEW YORK (JTA) — It’s hard not to get emotional watching the superbly rendered “A Nazi Legacy: What our Fathers Did.” But unlike many Holocaust documentaries, the overwhelming feelings aren’t sadness...

    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...