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World - War in Ukraine
11/26/2022 10:17:52 PM
President Volodymyr Zelensky vowed on Saturday that Ukraine would continue to resist Russian attacks, as the country marked the 90th anniversary of the Holodomor famine that affected millions of Ukrainians under Soviet leader Joseph Stalin.

World - International
10/31/2022 5:28:00 PM
Russian President Vladimir Putin hosted the leaders of Armenia and Azerbaijan on Monday to try to broker a settlement to a longstanding conflict between the two ex-Soviet neighbors.

World - War in Ukraine
10/16/2022 2:58:33 PM
Russia said two gunmen from an ex-Soviet state on Saturday attacked a military training ground killing 11 people who had volunteered to fight in Ukraine and wounding 15 others.

War in Ukraine - Diplomacy
9/20/2022 8:16:44 PM
African Union chairperson Macky Sall said Tuesday that Africa "does not want to be the breeding ground of a new Cold War,'' alluding to the pressure mounting on the continent's leaders to choose sides over the war in Ukraine.

War in Ukraine - Military
9/20/2022 7:25:52 PM
Slovenia will transfer 28 Soviet-era tanks to Ukraine in a armaments swap deal with Germany, Berlin said Tuesday, amid heavy pressure for Europe's biggest economy to supply battle tanks to Kyiv.

World - International
9/20/2022 1:37:43 PM
U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken met with the foreign ministers of Armenia and Azerbaijan on Monday in a bid to ease tensions and maintain a fragile ceasefire between the ex-Soviet countries and rivals following the largest outbreak of hostilities in more than two years.

Al-Ahram Weekly - Opinion
9/8/2022 9:10:44 PM
The death of former Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev last week came as a reminder of the costs the Arab region has had to pay since the fall of the former Soviet Union.

Al-Ahram Weekly - Opinion
9/8/2022 4:17:16 PM
The former Soviet president Mikhail Gorbachev, who passed away last week at the age of 91, is the model foe the kind of non-Western political leader that the West turns into a hero or a legend – not for what they have done for their people or country but for helping to solve problems that plague that same West.

World - International
9/3/2022 4:53:39 PM
Russians on Saturday paid their final respects to the last leader of the Soviet Union, Mikhail Gorbachev, in a ceremony held in Moscow without much fanfare and with President Vladimir Putin notably absent.

War in Ukraine - Diplomacy
9/3/2022 11:19:10 AM
Hungary's Prime Minister Viktor Orban will travel to Moscow Saturday for the funeral of last Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev, Budapest said.

World - International
9/1/2022 1:24:46 PM
Russian President Vladimir Putin on Thursday paid tribute to Mikhail Gorbachev but will not attend the late former Soviet leader's funeral, a decision reflecting the Kremlin's ambivalence about Gorbachev's legacy.

World - International
8/31/2022 2:20:59 PM
Mikhail Gorbachev, the last leader of the Soviet Union who played a major role in ending the Cold War, died in Moscow on Tuesday aged 91.

World - International
8/31/2022 10:37:57 AM
China on Wednesday praised Mikhail Gorbachev for his part in improving ties between Beijing and Moscow in the 1980s and 1990s, following the death of the Soviet Union's last leader.

World - International
8/30/2022 11:32:00 PM
Mikhail Gorbachev, the last leader of the Soviet Union, has died in Moscow aged 91, Russian news agencies reported on Tuesday.

Arts & Culture - Music
8/16/2022 8:46:54 PM
A Russian court on Tuesday found Soviet rock legend and Kremlin critic Yuri Shevchuk guilty of "discrediting" the Russian army after he condemned Moscow's military intervention in Ukraine.

World - International
8/2/2022 1:36:16 PM
The doors of jihad opened for Ayman al-Zawahri as a young doctor in a Cairo clinic when a visitor arrived with a tempting offer: a chance to treat Islamic fighters battling Soviet forces in Afghanistan.

War in Ukraine - Economy
6/28/2022 2:39:14 PM
Russia appears to have defaulted on its foreign debt for the first time since the 1917 Bolshevik Revolution, and the U.S. and its allies are taking aim at the former Soviet Union's second-largest export industry after energy, gold.

War in Ukraine - Diplomacy
6/27/2022 8:58:04 PM
President Vladimir Putin is making his first public foreign trip since Russia sent troops into Ukraine, heading for two former Soviet republics and meetings likely to be friendly.

World - Region
5/10/2022 10:03:50 PM
Leonid Kravchuk, who led Ukraine to independence amid the collapse of the Soviet Union and served as its first president, has died, Ukrainian officials said Tuesday. He was 88.

War in Ukraine - Diplomacy
5/10/2022 12:15:54 PM
North Korea says leader Kim Jong Un reiterated his support for Russia's efforts to defend its "dignity'' against "hostile forces'' in a congratulatory message sent to Russian President Vladimir Putin over an anniversary marking the Soviet Union's defeat of Nazi Germany.

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