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  • Poland seeks facts about leaders abducted by Soviet Union

    Poland's history institute has placed a paid advertisement in a popular daily in Russia to seek details of the deaths and burials of three leaders abducted in 1945 to Moscow where they died after a trial on fabricated charges. The Komsomolskaya Pravda,...
  • Kremlin dismisses Chechen threat to incite separatism in US

    The speaker of Chechnya's regional legislature has called for encouraging separatism in U.S. states near the border with Mexico if Washington provides Ukraine with lethal arms, a statement quickly disavowed by the Kremlin. Dukuvakha Abdurakhmanov's...
  • Trio of musicians to help commemorate Armenian Genocide

    Trio of musicians to help commemorate Armenian Genocide
    The Glendale Trio, made up of three of the top classical musicians in Los Angeles, will make its debut performance at 7 p.m. on Saturday with a concert in memory of Armenian Genocide victims at the First Baptist Church of Glendale, 209 N. Louise St....
  • Russian minister predicts new interest rate cut

    Russian Economic Development Minister Alexei Ulyukaev says that the country's central bank could cut interest rates next month as the economy stabilizes. The Bank of Russia raised its key interest rate sharply to 17 percent in December when the ruble...
  • Nigeria's military pushes extremists before elections

    Beefed up by new weapons from China, Russia and the Czech Republic, and strengthened by training from foreign advisers, Nigeria's military is forcing Boko Haram extremists from a string of northeastern towns as the country's prepares for elections the...
  • Ukraine leader, ousted governor make show of unity after clash

    KIEV, Ukraine Ukraine's president and the billionaire he dismissed as governor of a key industrial region made a public show of unity after a standoff that threatened to undermine the government's struggle against pro-Russian separatists. A day after...
  • Russian parliament to rule on opposition lawmaker

    The Russian parliament is to consider a prosecutors' request to proceed with legal action against the lone lawmaker who voted against the annexation of Crimea and is suspected of embezzlement. State Duma speaker Sergei Naryshkin said Thursday the...
  • Memorial to Kremlin critic Nemtsov vandalized, then restored

    Nationalists have vandalized a makeshift memorial to Russian opposition leader Boris Nemtsov on the site of his killing, but it has been quickly restored. Nemtsov, a former deputy prime minister and a top critic of President Vladimir Putin, was shot...
  • Putin says Russia will stand firm in standoff with West

    President Vladimir Putin on Thursday voiced confidence that Russia will come out as a winner in its standoff with the West if it firmly stands its ground. Speaking before senior officials of the Federal Security Service, the main successor to the KGB...
  • Business Highlights

    ___ HJ Heinz buys Kraft to build $28 billion food giant Some of the most familiar names in ketchup, pickles, cheese and hot dogs are set to come under the same roof after H.J. Heinz Co. announced plans Wednesday to buy Kraft and create one of the world'...
  • Argentina criticizes Britain for military boost in Falklands

    Argentina's foreign minister on Wednesday criticized Britain for building up its military capacity in the disputed Falkland Islands, a small increase that caused a big stir in the South American country. Foreign Minister Hector Timerman said Britain's...