Israel reportedly launches airstrikes in Syria
JERUSALEM - Syria says that Israel attacked five separate targets near Damascus with missiles from the Golan Heights. Israel did not accept responsibility for the attacks but news reports said the
What were Russian rulers called (Hint: not only Tsars)
Grand Princes, Emperors, General Secretaries... The Russian rulers had various titles, which tell us a lot about Russia and its development. 1. Knyaz'
Reproduction of Ilya Gl
The largest archive of Russian ornaments goes online
Culture Feb 18 2020 Alexandra Guzeva
Ornamika.com More than 7,000 pieces of decorative art from the 9th to the 20th centuries from different parts of Russia are now available online.
OLX records 100 percent increase in listings of vintage cars
New Delhi [India], Feb 18 (ANI/NewsVoir): India's number one classifieds platform and a leader in the pre-owned auto industry, OLX today released data on the rising popularity of vintage cars on its p
Director of Wuhan-based hospital dies of coronavirus
Wuhan [China], Feb 18 (ANI): Director of a Wuhan-based hospital died on Tuesday morning due to coronavirus. Liu Zhiming, the director of Wuchang Hospital in Wuhan city, the epicenter of coronavirus ou
7 historical railway stations in Moscow
Travel Feb 18 2020 Anna Sorokina
Kuntsevo Railway Station.
Stanislav Konstantinov Railway enthusiasts can find these architectural gems on the outskirts of Moscow and hidden in plain
Ukraine Calls On Russia To Release Detained Fishermen
The head of Ukraine's border guard service, Serhiy Deyneko, says Russia should release four Ukrainian fishermen it detained for allegedly fishing illegally once their 10-day civil arrest term expir
Assad: Aleppo Will Return as Strong as Ever
Syrian President Bashar al-Assad says the city of Aleppo, the economic center of Aleppo province, will "return stronger than ever," after Syrian forces retook complete control from rebel fighters.<
Woman On Cruise Ship Becomes First Russian Infected With Coronavirus
A Russian woman on board a cruise ship quarantined off the coast of Japan has tested positive for the coronavirus, Russia's Embassy in Tokyo said on February 17.
The woman is the first confir
Hundreds Join Protests Against Chinese Investment In Kyrgyzstan
AT-BASHI, Kyrgyzstan -- Hundreds of people gathered near the village of At-Bashi in Kyrgyzstan's central Naryn region on February 17 to protest against a Chinese project in the area.
United Arab Emirates Extradites Tajik Civil War Commander To Dushanbe
DUSHANBE -- The United States Emirates (UAE) has sent a former Tajik field commander back to Tajikistan where he faces charges of murder, robbery, kidnapping, and other crimes.
The Tajik Inte
SA to host the 2021 Junior Women's Hockey World Cup
Cape Town - The International Federation of Hockey (FIH) today announced that South Africa will host the 2021 Junior Women's Hockey World Cup.
Potchefstroom will be venue for the 9th staging
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