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290 US paratroopers to train Ukraine forces

290 US paratroopers to train Ukraine forces

30 March 2015   0 comments
Hundreds of US paratroopers will train Ukrainian soldiers from April 20 as Kiev battles to contain pro-Russian separatists in the country's east, Ukrainian interior minister Arsen Avakov said Monday."290...

Ruble bounce rare ray of sunshine for crisis-hit Russian eco... 29 March 2015

It's been a torrid time of late for the Russian economy as the fallout from Ukraine and tumbling oil prices have plunged the country into financial crisis.But an unexpected recent rebound by the ruble...

UN staff flee war-torn Yemen, Russia voices concern 29 March 2015

The United Nations evacuated staff from war-torn Yemen as Russia warned Saudi-led air strikes on Iranian-backed rebels were affecting crunch nuclear talks between world powers and Tehran.Yemen's President...

Guarded optimism as Iran nuclear talks enter 'engdame' 28 March 2015

World powers appeared Saturday to be narrowing in on a deal to stop Iran acquiring a nuclear bomb, with marathon talks stretching into the evening as Iran's foreign minister voiced confidence the final...

UN staff flee war-torn Yemen, Russia voices concern 28 March 2015

The United Nations evacuated staff from war-torn Yemen on Saturday as Russia warned Saudi-led air strikes on Iranian-backed rebels were affecting crunch nuclear talks between world powers and Tehran.Yemen's...

Ukraine leader says he will not let oligarchs sow 'chaos'

28 March 2015
Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko on Saturday pledged to stop oligarchs from sowing "chaos" after the governor of a key industrial region quit following a row over a state oil firm.Billionaire Igor......

UN staff flee war-torn Yemen, Russia voices concern

28 March 2015
The United Nations evacuated staff from war-torn Yemen on Saturday as Russia warned Saudi-led air strikes on Iranian-backed rebels were affecting crunch nuclear talks between world powers and Tehran.Yemen's......

EU-Ukraine summit to take place on April 27: Poroshenko 28 March 2015

A summit between top European Union officials and Ukraine's leaders will take place in Kiev at the end of April, Ukraine President Petro Poroshenko announced on Saturday.During a phone conversation with...

Russia announces plan to build new space station with NASA 28 March 2015

Russia on Saturday announced initial plans to build a new orbital space station together with NASA to replace the International Space Station (ISS), which is set to operate until 2024.Russia and NASA...

Ukraine accuses rebels of firing Grad rockets 28 March 2015

Ukraine government forces on Saturday accused pro-Russian separatists of using Grad multiple rocket launchers overnight in the country's war-torn east in violation of a truce deal signed last month.Military...

Vandals destroy memorial to murdered Russian opposition lead... 28 March 2015

Vandals Saturday destroyed an improvised memorial created by supporters of Russian opposition leader Boris Nemtsov on the bridge where he was shot a month ago, the Echo of Moscow radio station reported...

Russia to join China-led development bank: official 28 March 2015

Russia is to sign up to the Chinese-led development bank AIIB, first deputy prime minister Igor Shuvalov said Saturday at an international forum in China, cited by Russian news agencies."I'd like to inform...

Judge looks to build 'new society' in Ukraine rebel bastion 28 March 2015

Even as he breaks down in tears, judge Alexander Klyanoshkin admits no regrets about ending a decade on the bench in his government-held hometown in eastern Ukraine to serve in the pro-Russian breakaway...

Soyuz spacecraft with Russian, US astronauts blasts off to I... 27 March 2015

A Russian Soyuz spacecraft carrying three crew, including a US astronaut and a Russian cosmonaut who will be the first to spend an entire year on the International Space Station, blasted off on schedule...

Kerry, Lavrov agree possible meeting of Iran talks foreign m... 27 March 2015

US Secretary of State John Kerry and Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov in a phone call Friday agreed a possible meeting of foreign ministers Sunday at the Iran nuclear talks in Switzerland, the Russian...

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