Civilians were killed on both sides in heavy fighting in eastern Ukraine on Friday, while an attempt to reopen peace talks in neighboring Belarus was aborted before it began.
A Ukrainian officer has become an Internet sensation since he posted an open letter to the mother of a Russian tank commander whose life he had spared during a skirmish last week.
In five years, intervention by the Russian government has overhauled the beer market by tripling excise duties, and restricting sales and advertising as part of a campaign to curb alcoholism. An overview.
Russia's top general said Friday that a strong nuclear arsenal will ensure military superiority over the West as Moscow forges ahead with a multi-billion dollar plan to modernize its forces by 2020.
Andrei Zvyagintsev, director of the Oscar-nominated "Leviathan," said that a businessman bought the huge whale skeleton which plays a major part in the movie and features on the film's poster.
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