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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.

War in Ukraine - Humanitarian
4/30/2022 11:41:56 AM
A tiny, Soviet-made car in bed tonight for the older couple waiting to risk their lives by crossing the war's front line in Ukraine. But they're not fleeing, they're going back in.

War in Ukraine - Diplomacy
4/26/2022 8:31:33 PM
Kyiv on Tuesday demolished a monument symbolising historic ties between ex-Soviet Ukraine and Russia, an AFP correspondent reported, more than two months after Moscow's troops invaded their pro-democratic neighbour.

World - International
3/26/2022 11:16:08 AM
Twenty-five years ago, Joe Biden visited Warsaw, Poland, with a warning: Even though the Soviet Union had collapsed, some of NATO's original members weren't doing enough to ensure the alliance's collective defense.

War in Ukraine - Military
3/16/2022 10:59:32 PM
Slovakian defense officials expect to discuss a possible transfer of their Soviet-era S-300 air defense systems to Ukraine when US Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin visits there Thursday, a Slovak military spokesperson said.

Al-Ahram Weekly - Opinion
3/10/2022 9:26:04 PM
The economic impacts of the war in Ukraine have already been manifold, and the longer the war continues the more far-reaching they will be, writes Mahmoud Mohieldin

War in Ukraine - Diplomacy
3/9/2022 5:35:14 PM
Even though Russia has lost influence and friends since the collapse of the Soviet empire in 1989, the nuclear superpower still holds sway over several of its neighbors in Europe and keeps others in an uneasy neutrality.

War in Ukraine - Diplomacy
3/6/2022 1:33:29 PM
U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken is in Moldova pledging America's support to the small Western-leaning former Soviet republic that is coping with an influx of refugees from Ukraine and warily watching Russia's intensifying war with its neighbour.

World - International
2/24/2022 1:09:42 PM
Sandwiched between Russia and the European Union, Ukraine has been torn between its former Soviet master and the West -- of which it wants to be a part -- since its independence in 1991.

World - International
2/22/2022 4:46:49 PM
From Chechnya to Syria, via Ukraine, the Russia of Vladimir Putin has been involved in a string of wars since the fall of the Soviet Union in 1991.

World - International
2/18/2022 4:43:29 PM
With East-West tensions at their highest point since the collapse of the Soviet Union in the 1990s, U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said Friday the world is probably a more dangerous place now than during the Cold War.

Life & Style - City Lights
2/16/2022 6:48:08 PM
Yehia Abdel-Tawab, one of the pioneers of ballet in Egypt and the recipient of the Medal of Merit from late President Gamal Abdel-Nasser, has been honored by the Egyptian Association of Graduates of Russian and Soviet Universities (EAGRSU) and the Russian House in Cairo for his contribution in strengthening Egyptian-Russian relations through his artistic career.

Al-Ahram Weekly - Opinion
2/16/2022 6:32:00 PM
Could track two diplomacy lead to a negotiated solution to the crisis over Ukraine?

Al-Ahram Weekly - Opinion
2/6/2022 1:29:00 PM
Negotiations to defuse the escalating situation over Ukraine are the best hope to avoid a new Checkpoint Charlie crisis in which US and Russian troops wait for the order to fire.

World - International
1/18/2022 9:49:58 PM
Kazakhstan's influential former leader released a short video on Tuesday in which he talked about the violent unrest that engulfed the ex-Soviet nation earlier this month and rejected reports alleging that he fled the country amid tensions with the current president.

World - Region
1/18/2022 2:41:15 PM
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Tuesday warned Russia against invading Ukraine, calling the former Soviet republic a "powerful" country with international friends.

World - International
1/7/2022 11:17:58 PM
Add Kazakhstan to the list of former Soviet republics whose independence is now being threatened by Russia. Russian leader Vladimir Putin is using a similar playbook in Kazakhstan to one that he has used over almost a decade to threaten the sovereignty of Ukraine.

World - International
1/6/2022 10:10:09 PM
The United States on Thursday warned Russian troops deployed to Kazakhstan against taking control of the former Soviet republic's institutions, saying the world would watch for rights violations.

Al-Ahram Weekly - Opinion
1/4/2022 7:38:11 PM
Challenges are arising and troubles brewing outside the beautiful walled garden of the European Union, forcing the Europeans to make some difficult decisions, writes Tarek Osman

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