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One Ukrainian soldier, one rebel killed in war-torn east

One Ukrainian soldier, one rebel killed in war-torn east

25 May 2015 | 0 comments

One Ukrainian soldier and one pro-Russian rebel have been killed in fighting between government forces and separatists in eastern Ukraine, officials said on Monday.Kiev military spokesman Andriy Lysenko...

'Tanks don't need visas,' blacklisted Russian official tells West

'Tanks don't need visas,' blacklisted Russian official tells West

25 May 2015 | 0 comments

An outspoken deputy prime minister in charge of Russia's defence sector has dismissed Western concerns over Moscow's increased assertiveness in the Arctic by saying that "tanks don't need visas."Dmitry...

Putin wants 'constructive' Poland ties after Duda presidential win

Putin wants 'constructive' Poland ties after Duda presidential win

25 May 2015 | 0 comments

Russian President Vladimir Putin on Monday called for "constructive ties" with Poland as he congratulated conservative challenger Andrzej Duda on his surprise victory at presidential polls. The Russian...

Euro exchange rate volatile as Greece dominates sentiment

Euro exchange rate volatile as Greece dominates sentiment

25 May 2015 | 0 comments

The euro exchange rate continues to soften against the pound sterling and US dollar as investors continue to focus their attention on the situation in Greece. [Contributed by TorFX]

Swathes of Ukraine's rebel east lose access to water: governor

Swathes of Ukraine's rebel east lose access to water: governor

24 May 2015 | 0 comments

A pro-Kiev official in eastern Ukraine said Sunday that swathes of the rebel-run region have lost access to water because fighting has damaged a water main.The disputed Lugansk region's governor said...

Russia's new 'undesirables' law draws Western ire

24 May 2015 | 0 comments

The European Union joined the United States on Sunday in condemning a Russian crackdown on "undesirable" NGOs, calling it a "worrying step" that would stifle free speech.Under the law signed by President...

EU calls Russia's NGO law a 'worrying step'

24 May 2015 | 0 comments

The EU said Sunday that Russian President Vladimir Putin has taken a "worrying step" by enacting a law banning what Moscow deems to be undesirable non-governmental organisations.Under the law signed by...

Ukraine rebels deny internal strife after commander's slaying

Ukraine rebels deny internal strife after commander's slaying

24 May 2015 | 0 comments

Ukraine's pro-Russian rebels rushed Sunday to dispel speculation that a bloody internal battle for control of Moscow's money was behind the gangland-style slaying of a top warlord.Prizrak (Ghost) brigade...

Russia's new 'undesirables' law draws Western ire

Russia's new 'undesirables' law draws Western ire

24 May 2015 | 0 comments

The United States led criticism of Russia's new law targeting "undesirable" NGOs, which activists fear will stifle critical voices at international rights groups working in the country.Under the law signed...

US 'deeply troubled' by Russia's NGO law

US 'deeply troubled' by Russia's NGO law

24 May 2015 | 0 comments

The United States said Saturday it was "deeply troubled" after Russian President Vladimir Putin officially enacted a controversial law banning what Moscow deems to be "undesirable" non-governmental organizations.Under...

Sweden pips Russia in Eurovision pop fest nail-biter

Sweden pips Russia in Eurovision pop fest nail-biter

24 May 2015 | 0 comments

Sweden narrowly beat Russia Sunday in a nail-biting 60th edition of the Eurovision Song Contest, winning its sixth crown in Europe's annual anything-goes music extravaganza.Forty-one years after Swedish...

US 'deeply troubled' by Russia's NGO law

US 'deeply troubled' by Russia's NGO law

24 May 2015 | 0 comments

The United States said Saturday it was "deeply troubled" after Russian President Vladimir Putin officially enacted a controversial law banning what Moscow brands "undesirable" non-governmental organizations."We...

Sweden narrowly beats Russia in Eurovision nail-biter

Sweden narrowly beats Russia in Eurovision nail-biter

23 May 2015 | 0 comments

Swedish singer Mans Zelmerlow won a nail-biting 60th edition on Saturday of the Eurovision Song Contest, Europe's annual pop extravaganza, narrowly beating Russia.In Sweden's sixth victory -- 41 years...

Rebel commander 'killed in eastern Ukraine'

Rebel commander 'killed in eastern Ukraine'

23 May 2015 | 0 comments

A separatist commander in eastern Ukraine was killed along with several other fighters after their car came under attack Saturday, rebel authorities announced. The defence ministry of the self-proclaimed...

Sweden pips Russia in Eurovision pop fest nail-biter

Sweden pips Russia in Eurovision pop fest nail-biter

23 May 2015 | 0 comments

Sweden narrowly beat Russia Sunday in a nail-biting 60th edition of the Eurovision Song Contest, winning its sixth crown in Europe's annual anything-goes music extravaganza.Forty-one years after Swedish...

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