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Finland's Air Force has announced it is going to conduct aerial bombing at its artillery practice range in Rovajärvi for the first time since the Second World War; next week's bombing test is part of a scheduled lifecycle update for the country's Hornet fighter jets.
Russian Sports Minister Vitaly Mutko said that Russia needs to prepare own staff instead of invited foreign coaches.
As British Prime Minister David Cameron introduces a new "immigration taskforce" - an attempt by the Conservatives to reduce net migration from hundreds of thousands to "tens of thousands", inspections of two of the UK's biggest immigration removal centers reveal "the fear and chaos at the heart of Britain's murky detention estate".
Ukrainian finance ministry said that Kiev has received a loan of $1 billion from the United States.
Israel has slammed the United Nations for granting accreditation to a Palestinian non-governmental organization which Tel Aviv claims is linked to the Islamic movement Hamas.
Russia’s oil output neared a record last month, producing 10.708 million barrels a day, according to Energy Ministry unit data.
The Cairo criminal court postponed the final death sentence verdict for ousted Egyptian President Mohamed Morsi and his allies that was previously scheduled for June 2.
Russian Presidential Aide Vladimir Kozhin said that Moscow plans to deliver weapons to Iraq worth hundreds of millions of dollars.
European Parliament Vice President Alexander Graf Lambsdorff said that if Greece does not pay to its international creditors, Greece should leave the eurozone.
Edward Snowden’s lawyer said that if the US does not drop its political biases against former NSA contractor Snowden, then no fair trial can ever be expected.
An MP from the Petro Poroshenko Bloc has suggested to his fellow deputies that the territories under the control of the self-proclaimed Donetsk and Lugansk People's Republics should be subjected to a complete economic blockade, calling them a "cancerous tumor."
China has started the construction of its part of the Power of Siberia gas pipeline; the welding of the first pipe joint is scheduled for the end of June.
Sotheby’s Worldwide Director of Sales Communications said that Ivan Aivazovsky’s “Evening in Cairo,” which Russia has assumed to be stolen, has been removed from Sotheby’s auction by request of the seller.
Slovakia is interested in attracting Russian organizations to modernize its national nuclear energy facilities, according to Russian governmental press release.
Speaking to Deutsche Presse-Agentur, former German Chancellor Helmut Schmidt stated that he did not have any high hopes for the upcoming G7 Summit, set to begin June 7. Noting that the summit makes no sense without Russian participation, Schmidt's greatest hope is that Western countries do not "add fuel to the fire" over the crisis in Ukraine.
According to the data provided by the US Census Bureau, US-Russia trade turnover dropped 29.4 percent in the first quarter of 2015 against the same period in 2014, while US exports to Russia dropped 31.8 percent over the same period...
Lawyers acting on behalf of the Argentine government complained to the mediator in charge of the negotiations of "unwarranted attacks" from the creditors suing the country for unpaid debt.
According to Russian governmental documents released before Slovakian Prime meeting with Russian Prime Minister, it will be difficult for Slovakia to find a full-fledged substitute for Russian gas.
According to reports, Former Egyptian President Mohamed Morsi could renounce his Egyptian citizenship to avoid death penalty.