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    Rebels in eastern Ukraine pay pension in Russian rubles
    Apr01

    Rebels in eastern Ukraine pay pension in Russian rubles

    DONETSK, Ukraine (AP) — Russia-backed rebel authorities in eastern Ukraine have started paying pensions in Russian rubles.read more …read more Source: CNS...

    Rebel authorities in eastern Ukraine start paying pensions in Russian rubles
    Apr01

    Rebel authorities in eastern Ukraine start paying pensions in Russian rubles

    Russia-backed rebel authorities in eastern Ukraine have started paying pensions in Russian rubles. …read more Source: FOX...

    Rebels in eastern Ukraine pay pension in Russian rubles
    Apr01

    Rebels in eastern Ukraine pay pension in Russian rubles

    DONETSK, Ukraine (AP) — Russia-backed rebel authorities in eastern Ukraine have started paying pensions in Russian rubles.read more …read more Source: CNS...

    Nemstov’s Report on Russian Soldiers in Ukraine to be Published Next Month
    Apr01

    Nemstov’s Report on Russian Soldiers in Ukraine to be Published Next Month

    A report about Russian involvement in the war in eastern Ukraine, which opposition leader Boris Nemtsov was working on before he was murdered in February, will be published next month, his supporters say. The politician’s close friend and associate Ilya Yashin, who leads the Moscow branch of Nemtsov’s RPR-Parnas party and who was...

    World Bank Says Russia’s Economic Outlook Worse Than Thought
    Apr01

    World Bank Says Russia’s Economic Outlook Worse Than Thought

    The World Bank predicts Russia’s economy will shrink more than previously forecast in the next two years as the effects of low oil prices and Western sanctions over Moscow’s interference in Ukraine take hold …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Ukraine Crisis Update: UN Mine Awareness Campaign Aims To Teach Children, Families About Risks Of Unexploded Ordnances
    Apr01

    Ukraine Crisis Update: UN Mine Awareness Campaign Aims To Teach Children, Families About Risks Of Unexploded Ordnances

    A United Nations program aimed at helping children in crisis-stricken countries announced Tuesday a new campaign around mine awareness in eastern Ukraine. Though the country has entered a ceasefire in its conflict with Russia and state officials are working to remove weapons from residential areas, many explosives remain on the ground. UNICEF...

    Ancient Battle On UN Security Council ‘Trigger’ Bogs Down Iran Nuclear Talks
    Apr01

    Ancient Battle On UN Security Council ‘Trigger’ Bogs Down Iran Nuclear Talks

    By Louis Charbonneau LAUSANNE, Switzerland, April 1 (Reuters) – It is one of those concepts that is particularly odious to Russia — an automatic trigger mechanism under which the U.N. Security Council would be forced to do something. Now a dispute over that issue threatens to wreck marathon negotiations on a preliminary political...

    Hundreds of Indians Evacuated from Yemen; Senior MQM Official Arrested in London; Fighting Intensifies in Sangin
    Apr01

    Hundreds of Indians Evacuated from Yemen; Senior MQM Official Arrested in London; Fighting Intensifies in Sangin

    India Indians evacuated from Yemen The Indian Ministry of External Affairs said that approximately 349 Indian nationals were rescued from Yemen’s Aden city, according to news reports on Wednesday (Indian Express, Economic Times, BBC). In response to the security concerns in Yemen, and after Saudi Arabia launched airstrikes against the...

    ‘Just Give Us Our Freedom,’ Says Wife Of Exiled Crimean Tatar Leader
    Apr01

    ‘Just Give Us Our Freedom,’ Says Wife Of Exiled Crimean Tatar Leader

    Mustafa Dzhemilev, the long-time leader of the Crimean Tatars has been banned from the peninsula since Russia annexed the Ukrainian region in March 2014. But his wife, Safinar Dzhemileva, remains in Crimea and spoke recently to Mumin Shakirov of RFE/RL’s Russian Service. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Ukraine Rejects Georgia’s Request To Extradite Saakashvili
    Apr01

    Ukraine Rejects Georgia’s Request To Extradite Saakashvili

    Ukraine has rejected Georgia’s request for the extradition of former President Mikheil Saakashvili, saying it was politically motivated. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...