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    Russia to adopt tough position if Ukraine defaults: PM Medvedev
    May23

    Russia to adopt tough position if Ukraine defaults: PM Medvedev

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – Russia would adopt a tough position if Ukraine decided not to pay off debts owed by its previous government, Russian Prime… …read more Source:...

    German woman, 65 and mother of 13, has quadruplets
    May23

    German woman, 65 and mother of 13, has quadruplets

    Berlin (AFP) – A 65-year-old German woman, who is already a mother of 13 children, has given birth to quadruplets after undergoing an artificial insemination procedure in Ukraine, RTL television reported early on Saturday.The three boys and one girl were born premature at 26 weeks in a Berlin hospital but have “good chances of...

    Wild card Australia seeks upset at Eurovision pop fest
    May23

    Wild card Australia seeks upset at Eurovision pop fest

    Vienna (Austria) (AFP) – Australian singer Guy Sebastian will try to beat the Europeans at their own game in Vienna on Saturday night in the 60th annual Eurovision Song Contest, the uproarious pop extravaganza.But as Australia’s maiden entry in the annual jamboree of the camp, the catchy and the corny from 1900 GMT, and watched by...

    World Briefing: Ukraine: Report Finds War Crimes
    May23

    World Briefing: Ukraine: Report Finds War Crimes

    Both warring sides in eastern Ukraine are perpetrating war crimes almost daily, including torturing prisoners and summarily killing them, Amnesty International said in a report. …read more Source: The New York...

    Amnesty International raises alarm over war crimes in Ukraine
    May23

    Amnesty International raises alarm over war crimes in Ukraine

    Former captives of both Ukrainian government and separatist forces say they faced savage beatings, torture, kicking and stabbings. …read more Source: Toronto...

    Russia Warns Traveling Citizens of ‘Threat’ of U.S. Law Enforcement
    May23

    Russia Warns Traveling Citizens of ‘Threat’ of U.S. Law Enforcement

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – Russia’s foreign ministry has warned its citizens traveling abroad of the risks posed by U.S. law enforcement bodies and special services, which it said were hunting for Russians around the world. In a statement on Friday it also accused Washington of kidnapping Russians, citing cases such as that of Vladimir...

    Norwegian gas just knocked Russia down a peg in Europe
    May22

    Norwegian gas just knocked Russia down a peg in Europe

    Norway just officially overtook Russia as western Europe’s top gas supplier — which suggests that EU’s attempt to move away from Moscow gas is working, according Reuters. During the first quarter of 2015, Norway exported 29.2 billion cubic meters (bcm) to western Europe, according to Norwegian state operator Gassco figures. Meanwhile,...

    Russia Warns Its Citizens Of Traveling To U.S.
    May22

    Russia Warns Its Citizens Of Traveling To U.S.

    MOSCOW, May 22 (Reuters) – Russia’s foreign ministry has warned its citizens traveling abroad of the risks posed by U.S. law enforcement bodies and special services, which it said were hunting for Russians around the world. In a statement on Friday it also accused Washington of kidnapping Russians, citing cases such as that of...

    Latvian region has distinct identity, and allure for Russia
    May22

    Latvian region has distinct identity, and allure for Russia

    REZEKNE, Latvia — On a continent of fractured loyalties, a kaleidoscope of separatist passions extending from Scotland to eastern Ukraine, Piters Locs, the 70-year-old champion of an obscure and, at least officially, nonexistent language, has a particularly esoteric cause. “We are a separate people,” he said, showing visitors around the private...

    We just got another sign that the world’s economic center is moving east
    May22

    We just got another sign that the world’s economic center is moving east

    We could be seeing a high-speed transport route that runs from China to Europe through Kazakhstan soon — and that says something about global economic trends. “I propose creating a new, high-speed combined transport route — the Eurasian transcontinental corridor,” Kazakhstan president Nursultan Nazarbayev stated on Friday at an...