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Ukraine Elects Comedian Volodymyr Zelenskiy As President

ukraine elects comedian volodymyr zelenskiy as president
Watch VideoUkraine has elected a new president. Comedian Volodymyr Zelenskiy won Ukraine's runoff election by a landslide. With nearly all of the ballots counted, he garnered 73 percent of the..
Newsy - Published

Despite Putin's swagger, Russia struggles to modernise its navy

Earmarked for Russia's Black Sea Fleet, the frigates fell victim to sanctions imposed by Ukraine in 2014 after Russia annexed the Crimean peninsula, prompting Kiev to ban the sale of the Ukrainian-made..
IndiaTimes - Published

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A comedian gets one step closer to becoming Ukrainian president [Video]A comedian gets one step closer to becoming Ukrainian president

A comedian with a popular anti-corruption message but no political experience has taken the lead in the first round of Ukraine's presidential election. Saskia O'Donoghue reports

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:41Published

Comedian takes early lead in Ukraine election [Video]Comedian takes early lead in Ukraine election

A comedian with a popular anti-corruption message but no political experience took the lead in the first round of Ukraine's presidential election on Sunday, early exit polls showed. Gavino Garay..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:04Published

Russia brings military trophies said to be captured in Syria to Crimea [Video]Russia brings military trophies said to be captured in Syria to Crimea

The haul includes a tank and piles of weapons and is part of a tour organized by the Russian military to whip up patriotic sentiment. Rough cut (no reporter narration)

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:25Published


Germany urges Russia, Ukraine to de-escalate conflict

By Sabine Siebold MOSCOW/KIEV (Reuters) - German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas on Friday urged both Russia and Ukraine to de-escalate the conflict in eastern Ukraine and said France and Germany were..
Firstpost - Published Also reported by •Reuters India

Russia to build new missile early-warning radar station in Crimea: Ifax

Russia plans to build a new missile early-warning radar station in Crimea next year, the Interfax news agency reported on Thursday, citing a Crimean security source.
Reuters India - Published

Ukraine's Poroshenko: Putin wants my whole country

Russia seized three Ukrainian navy ships and their crews on Sunday near the Crimean peninsula, which Moscow annexed in 2014, over what it said was their illegal entry into Russian waters - a charge..
IndiaTimes - Published

Russia to deploy new S-400 missiles on Crimea: Report

Russia will deploy new S-400 surface-to-air missile systems on the Crimean peninsula soon, the Interfax news agency cited the Russian defence ministry as saying on Wednesday. 
Zee News - Published Also reported by •Reuters India

Crimean court detains Ukrainian sailor captured by Russia for two months - TASS

A court in Russian-annexed Crimea ordered the first of 24 Ukrainian navy sailors captured by Russia to be detained for two months, the TASS news agency reported on Tuesday.
Reuters India - Published

Explainer: Troubled waters - what's behind the Russia, Ukraine naval standoff?

Russia seized three Ukrainian ships after firing on them near the annexed Crimean peninsula on Sunday, threatening a dangerous escalation in the crisis between the two countries and prompting Kiev to..
Reuters India - Published

Ukrainian ships seized by Russia being held at Crimean port of Kerch - Reuters witness

Three Ukrainian naval vessels seized by Russia off the coast of Russia-annexed Crimea on Sunday are being held at the Black Sea peninsula's port of Kerch, a Reuters witness said on Monday.
Reuters India - Published

Ukraine accuses Russia of firing on its naval ships near Kerch Strait

[Ukraine], Nov 26(ANI): The Ukrainian navy on Sunday accused the Russian army of firing on and capturing three of its ships near the Kerch Strait, a narrow sea passage close to the Crimean peninsula.
Sify - Published

New US sanctions will not affect energy supplies to Crimea: Russian Energy Ministry

[Russia], Nov 09 (Sputnik/ANI): The introduction of new US sanctions will not affect the energy supply of consumers on the Crimean peninsula or the work of the Crimea TPP company, the Russian
Sify - Published

Crimea mourns victims of mass shooting

Hundreds of residents in the Crimean port city of Kerch commemorated on Friday the victims of a college mass shooting in which an armed teenager killed 20 people, mostly his fellow pupils, and injured..
Reuters India - Published

Blast in Crimea college a terrorist attack, says Russian investigative committee

[Russia], Oct 17 (ANI/Sputnik): A deadly blast rocked the polytechic college in Kerch, Crimea, on Wednesday leaving at least 18 people dead and 50 more injured, according to the Crimean health
Sify - Published

Eighteen people killed in armed attack on Crimean college

Eighteen people were killed and dozens injured at a college in the Black Sea region of Crimea on Wednesday when at least one attacker set off a bomb in the cafeteria and went through the building..
DNA - Published Also reported by •Reuters India

Crimean college head says gunmen hunted down and killed pupils

The head of a Crimean college said on Wednesday that unknown gunmen had burst into the building, let off explosives, and started shooting anyone they saw.
Reuters India - Published

Ten dead in gas blast at Crimean college: reports

A blast at a college in the Crimean port city of Kerch killed 10 people and injured dozens on Wednesday, Russian news agencies reported, citing sources.
Reuters India - Published

EU slaps sanctions on six Russian groups over Crimea bridge

The European Union has imposed asset freezes on six Russian firms for their involvement in the construction of a new road-and-rail bridge linking Russia to the annexed Crimean peninsula, which the bloc..
Reuters India - Published

Bones of prehistoric creatures discovered in Crimean cave

Scientists in Crimea are poring over a mass of preserved animal bones dating back half a million years after workmen discovered a sprawling underground cave during the construction of a motorway.
Reuters India - Published

Merkel dubs Trump's G7 stand as 'sobering and depressing'

US President Donald Trump's revocation of support for a joint communique with other leaders at the G7 summit was "sobering and a little depressing," German Chancellor Angela Merkel said today. "It's..
DNA - Published

President Vladimir Putin says lifting Russia sanctions would benefit all

president vladimir putin says lifting russia sanctions would benefit all
Russian President Vladimir Putin says Western sanctions against Russia haven't worked and both Moscow and the West would benefit from lifting them. Putin, speaking on a visit to Austria today, said the..
All India Radio - Published

Poland says Russian gas pipeline is a 'new hybrid weapon'

Poland's prime minister today called a planned Russian gas pipeline, Nord Stream 2, a "new hybrid weapon" and says Moscow wants to use it to undermine NATO and the European Union. Mateusz Morawiecki..
DNA - Published

US biotechs to speed work on Nipah vaccine even as health ministry denies major outbreak

A global coalition set up a year ago to fight epidemics has struck a $25 million deal with two U.S. biotech companies to accelerate work on a vaccine against the brain-damaging Nipah virus that has..
DNA - Published

Trucker Putin opens Russia bridge link with annexed Crimea

By Gleb Stolyarov THE KERCH STRAIT (Reuters) - Russian President Vladimir Putin, driving a truck, unveiled the auto section of a new road-and-rail bridge linking Russia to the annexed Crimean peninsula..
Firstpost - Published Also reported by •Reuters India

Russia's Putin says is sure people will love new bridge to Crimea

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Tuesday he was confident people would love the bridge to the Crimean peninsula, annexed by Moscow from Ukraine in 2014, after driving over it..
Reuters India - Published

Assad's children visited Crimean holiday camp, Russian lawmaker says | Reuters

Firstpost - Published Also reported by •Reuters India

Seine reaches peak in flood-hit Paris

The swollen Seine peaked on Monday at more than four metres above its normal level, leaving a lengthy mop-up job for Parisians after days of rising waters that have put the soggy city on alert. The..
Deccan Herald - Published

Seine swells higher, keeping Paris on alert

The swollen Seine rose even higher on Sunday, keeping Paris on alert, though forecasters said the flooding should peak by the end of the day. The river had risen 11 cm (4.3 inches) in 24 hours by..
Deccan Herald - Published

Need to have a balanced view regarding rise of China: Foreign Secy S Jaishankar

The rise of China, behaviour of the US on world platform, challenge of terrorism, and the implication of non-market economics were four major disruptions at the global level, Foreign Secretary S..
DNA - Published

Russia deploys more surface-to-air missiles in Crimean build-up

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia deployed a new division of S-400 surface-to-air missiles in Crimea on Saturday, Russian news agencies reported, in an escalation of military tensions on the Crimean peninsula.
Reuters India - Published

Interview: U.S. hopes for more from Russia after Crimean prisoners freed | Reuters

Firstpost - Published Also reported by •Reuters India

Russia: At least 14 dead after bus falls into Black Sea

At least 14 people died in southern Russia early today after a bus carrying construction workers veered off a pier and plunged into the Black Sea, officials said. The bus was carrying people from..
DNA - Published

Germany says Crimean turbine scandal souring relations with Russia - paper

Germany has warned Russia that breaches of sanctions including the relocation to Crimea of four gas turbines delivered to Russia by Siemens are straining political relations between the two countries,..
DNA - Published

Crimean scandal prompts Siemens to retreat from Russian energy

By Georgina Prodhan and Gleb Stolyarov
Sify - Published Also reported by •Reuters India

Siemens retreats from Russian energy after Crimean scandal

By Georgina Prodhan and Gleb Stolyarov
Sify - Published

Kremlin says to keep mum on Siemens' Russia retreat over Crimea scandal

The Kremlin said on Friday it did not want to make any comment on a decision by Germany's Siemens to halt deliveries of power equipment to Russian state-controlled customers after a Crimean sanctions..
DNA - Published

Trump says US 'firmly behind' NATO mutual defence pact, knocks Russia over Ukraine

President Donald Trump said on Thursday the United States had demonstrated its commitment to NATO's defense through words and actions, and called on Russia to end its "destabilizing" action in..
DNA - Published

US sanctions 38 individuals, entities over Russian actions in Ukraine

The U.S. government on Tuesday sanctioned 38 individuals and organisations over Russia's actions in Ukraine, the U.S. Treasury Department said in a statement, reaffirming Washington's commitment to..
DNA - Published

EU extends sanctions against Russia over Crimea for a year

The European Union has extended sanctions against Russia for a year over its annexation of Ukraine's Crimean Peninsula in 2014. EU Foreign Ministers said in a statement today that the 28-nation bloc..
All India Radio - Published Also reported by •DNA

Russia sought Siemens turbines for Crimean plants - document

Russia has disclosed for the first time it has been looking to install equipment made by German firm Siemens in two new power plants in Crimea, a project that has been beset with difficulties because..
DNA - Published

Crimean lawyer fighting 'unwinnable' cases wins human rights award

By Matthew Ponsford LONDON, May 26 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - A Crimean lawyer who was jailed earlier this year by Russian authorities vowed to continue his work to bring global attention to..
DNA - Published

Eleven missing after ship sinks off Crimean coast - officials

A cargo ship heading from Russia to Turkey sunk off the coast of Crimea early on Wednesday morning and 11 of the crew are missing, Crimea's emergency situations ministry said.
DNA - Published Also reported by •Reuters India

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