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President Vladimir Putin on May 28 declared all deaths of Russian soldiers during special operations to be classified as a state secret, a move that comes as Moscow stands accused of sending soldiers to fight in eastern Ukraine.
MOSCOW - Agence France-Presse
Already branded "foreign agents" while endeavouring to help abuse victims or protect the environment, Russian activists fear a new law against "undesirable" NGOs will further stymie their work.
BAKU – Anadolu Agency
Turkish and Azeri armed forces May 12 started joint military exercises in the Azeri capital of Baku and Nakhchivan, the Azeri Ministry of Defense said in a statement
MOSCOW - The Associated Press
President Vladimir Putin signed a bill into law May 23 giving prosecutors the power to declare foreign and international organizations "undesirable" in Russia and shut them down
SEVILLE - Agence France-Presse
Airbus Defence and Space, the Airbus division responsible for military aircraft, said the plane was destined for Turkey, but did not immediately say how many people were aboard.
KYIV - Reuters
One Ukrainian serviceman has been killed and eight wounded in fresh separatist attacks, the military said in Kyiv on May 21, as the OSCE security watchdog warned of a "worrisome" spread of violence in eastern Ukraine
MOSCOW - Reuters
Thousands of Russian troops march across Red Square in a huge military parade marking the 70th anniversary of victory over Nazi Germany
KYIV - Agence France-Presse
Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko said in an interview broadcast on May 20 that his crisis-torn country was fighting a “real war” with Russia that could escalate at any time
MINSK – Agence France-Presse
Ukraine said on May 6 that five Ukrainian soldiers were killed as fresh clashes rumbled on despite the resumption of talks between the government and rebels over a battered truce deal
Russia on May 17 began investigating the loss of a commercial satellite and a separate glitch on the International Space Station, sparking fears over the industry's safety
An unmanned Russian cargo spacecraft ferrying supplies to the International Space Station is plunging back to Earth and apparently out of control, an official said on April 29.
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