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  1. EU Eastern Partnership not aimed against Russia says MerkelRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Big News

    RIGA, Latvia - German Chancellor Angela Merkel has told a summit meeting with six former Soviet states that the EU Eastern Partnership is not aimed at Russia. Addressing the Eastern Partnership she also warned Russia to mend its ways over Ukraine if it wanted to rejoin the international community.


  2. Russian military aircraft spotted in British skies near Nato monitoring baseRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 20 | The Independent

    A Ministry of Defence spokesperson confirmed that the flight was 'part of a longstanding agreement' and that there were British service personnel on board The Antonov An-30 military surveillance aircraft was spotted flying roughly 30 miles from Menwith Hill, a high-tech Nato monitoring station based in north Yorkshire, by 41-year-old semi-professional photographer Steve Bradley. Mr Bradley, who captured images of the aircraft, told the Lanchashire Telegraph : "It was a bit scary to be honest.


  3. What's this Russian spy plane doing in East Lancashire skies?Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Lancaster and MoreCambe Citizen

    A RUSSIAN spy plane spotted flying over East Lancashire has provoked MPs to table questions in the House of Commons. Photographer Steve Bradley saw the Antonov An-30 military surveillance craft, capable of carrying five high-resolution cameras, in the skies above Colne.


  4. Russia's Angara Airline to launch first scheduled international flightRead the original story

    Wednesday | Air Transport World

    Russia's Angara Airline has started to sell tickets for its first scheduled international flight from Novosibirsk to Lankaran . The weekly An-148 service will launch June 14. The Irkutsk-based airline received approval to operate international flights in September 2014.


  5. Former president Traian Basescu, speaker at conference in WarsawRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 19 | Nine O'Clock

    Former president Traian Basescu took part in the international conference titled "The Political and Economic Situation in Central and Eastern Europe" in Warsaw and emphasized several elements in which he put faith in as a politician. "On Saturday I had the honour of speaking in Warsaw at a debate organized by the Sobieski Institute and the Law and Justice Party led by Mr. Jaroslaw Kaczynski.


  6. The murder of Mayakovskya s poetryRead the original story

    Sunday May 17 | Spiked

    If so, there are few juicier cases than Vladimir Mayakovsky. For even his death presents a double murder: the suicide of the man and the annihilation of his poetry.


  7. Dmitry Rogozin: The first MS-21 will perform its maiden flight in the second quarter of 2016Read the original story

    Friday May 15 | Avia.Ru

    The first MS-21 will perform its maiden flight in the second quarter of 2016 in Irkutsk, Dmitry Rogozin said. Deputy Chairman of the Russian government visited Irkutsk Aviation Plant and held a meeting dedicated to the status of MS-21 project.


  8. Iran to become major oil-gas exporter to Europe, yet not overnightRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 15 | Trend

    Baku, Azerbaijan, May 15 By Elena Kosolapova Trend: Iran is likely and indeed certain to be a major oil and gas exporter to Europe, but it will not happen overnight, it will take some time, U.S. expert on Near East and South Asia believes. This will benefit Azerbaijan and other Caspian states, professor of National Security Affairs at the U.S. National Defense University's Near East South Asia Center for Strategic Study Gawdat Bahgat told Trend.


  9. Russia's Regional Governors Step Down for Better Chance at Re-ElectionRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 14 | The St. Petersburg Times

    President Vladimir Putin has accepted the resignations of a string of regional governors this week, a move some analysts have said could increase their chances of being re-elected amid dire forecasts about the Russian economy. Since Tuesday, Putin has agreed that the governors of the Irkutsk, Omsk, Kamchatka and Leningrad regions will resign but remain acting governors until early gubernatorial elections are held in September.


  10. Russia warns of 2 million HIV carriers in 5 years.Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 15 | The Peninsula

    Russia's AIDS epidemic is worsening and at least two million people are likely to be infected with HIV in about five years as the virus increasingly affects the heterosexual population, the country's top AIDS specialist said on Thursday. Russia has registered more than 930,000 people with HIV, of whom some 192,000 have died, said Vadim Pokrovsky, head of the country's state AIDS centre.


  11. Gazprom starts drilling oil production wells at ChayandaRead the original story

    Thursday May 14 | AK&M

    The drilling of production wells for the pilot commercial development of the oil rim started at the Chayandinskoye field in Russia's Sakha Republic , Gazprom informed. Pilot commercial development is a crucial stage preceding the commercial operation of a field.


  12. North Korea missile test is the tip of world's nuclear icebergRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 13 | New Scientist

    Threatwatch is your early warning system for global dangers, from nuclear peril to deadly viral outbreaks. Debora MacKenzie highlights the threats to civilisation - and suggests solutions Last week North Korea launched a ballistic missile from a submerged submarine.


  13. Eugene Sister City Program Suffers From Budget CutsRead the original story

    Thursday May 14 | Eugene Weekly

    The April 25 earthquake that struck near Kathmandu, Nepal, followed by a second earthquake near Mount Everest on May 12, brought the tiny South Asian country to the forefront of the national conscience and brought out Eugene's generous donors.


  14. The absolutely bizarre photo albumRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 13 |

    Image: An aerial view taken from a sea plane shows Swiss pilot and original Jetman Yves Rossy and Vince Reffett flying over Dubai's Palm Island, United Arab Emirates. Photograph: Lara Sukhtian/Reuters Image: Seals dressed in military uniforms swim during a show marking the 70th anniversary of the end of World War Two, at an aquatic park in the Siberian city of Irkutsk, Russia.


  15. VIDEO: Russian seals carry guns, celebrate WWII AnniversaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 11 | KHQ-TV Spokane

    IRKUTSK, Russia- Seals at a Russian aquarium joined in World War Two victory anniversary celebrations held across the country this past Saturday. The aquarium in the Russian Siberian town of Irkutsk staged a patriotic-themed show featuring seals wearing military hats with Soviet symbols shooting water pistols, saluting and holding toy rifles while turning around.


  16. MoreRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 11 | KHQ-TV Spokane

    YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK, Montana- Dozens of tourists pulled off on the side of the road for a close up look at a black bear and her three cubs, but the close encounter didn't go so well. Dozens of tourists ran for their lives when the mother black bear reacted to them getting to close to her young cubs.


  17. ANKARA: Are The Armenians Perpetrators Or Victims?Read the original story

    Monday May 11 | Groong

    ARE THE ARMENIANS PERPETRATORS OR VICTIMS? Yeni Safak , Turkey May 10 2015 by Hayrettin Karaman Once Armenians were the "loyal nation" of the Ottoman Empire; they did not betray the Ottomans who were their benefactors and lived as a loyal subject. Today, we don't have a problem with our Armenian citizens living in our country.


  18. President's Kosovo platform 'in two to three days'Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 7 | B92

    Serbian President Tomislav Nikolic's new platform for Kosovo and Metohija should be presented to Prime Minister Aleksandar Vucic "in two to three days." According to the paper, Nikolic will suggest to the government "to continue to treat northern Kosovo in accordance with the Constitution of Serbia," while the territory outside the ZSO - a future community of Serb municipalities - "would have the treatment that Albanians had in the former Yugoslavia."


  19. Report Published: "Pan European Terminals PLC (PANL) - Oil & Gas - Deals and Alliances Profile"Read the original story

    Monday May 11 |

    The company develops and owns hydrocarbon transhipment terminals. It owns or leases terminals or tank capacity in Aabenraa; Denmark, Kaliningrad City; Russia; and Baltysk; Russia.


  20. Animals in the news around the globeRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 10 | Reuters

    From a Japanese chipmunk entertaining legions of fans online to a Russian seal team taking up arms for WW2 celebrations, here's a look at the week's top animal stories. Vanessa Johnston reports.