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Moldova declares Russian deputy premier persona non grata
Aug02

Moldova declares Russian deputy premier persona non grata

Bucharest – Moldova has declared a Russian deputy prime minister persona non grata, following remarks he made after an aborted visit to the ex-Soviet republic. Wednesday’s statement from Moldova’s Foreign Ministry came after Dmitry Rogozin abandoned a trip to the country Friday after his plane was barred from entering Romanian and...

Ukraine finally battens down its leaky cyber hatches after attacks
Aug01

Ukraine finally battens down its leaky cyber hatches after attacks

When the chief of Microsoft Ukraine switched jobs to work for President Petro Poroshenko, he found that everyone in the office used the same login password. It wasn’t the only symptom of lax IT security in a country suffering crippling cyber attacks. …read more Source:...

Putin lays down a number: US must cut 755 Moscow diplomats
Jul31

Putin lays down a number: US must cut 755 Moscow diplomats

Moscow – Russian President Vladimir Putin has demanded the United States cut its embassy and consulate staff in Russia by 755 people, underlining his displeasure with U.S. sanctions and heightening tensions between Washington and Moscow, reports AP/UNB. The U.S. State Department called Putin’s move “a regrettable and uncalled-for act.”...

Russia derides Tillerson statement on sanctions
Jul30

Russia derides Tillerson statement on sanctions

Washington, Jul 30 – An attempt by Secretary of State Rex Tillerson to portray recently passed Russian sanctions legislation as a sign Americans want Russia to improve relations with the U.S. has been derided by Moscow, reports AP/UNB. In a statement released by the State Department on Saturday, Tillerson said the overwhelming House and Senate...

Ten lessons from North Korea’s nuclear program
Jul26

Ten lessons from North Korea’s nuclear program

North Korea has produced a number of nuclear warheads and is developing ballistic missiles capable of delivering them around the world. Many governments are debating how to prevent or slow further advances in North Korea’s capacity and what should be done if such efforts fail. These are obviously important questions, but they are not the...

Trump, without evidence, cites Ukraine ties to ex-rival Clinton
Jul25

Trump, without evidence, cites Ukraine ties to ex-rival Clinton

US President Donald Trump on Tuesday blasted the investigation into alleged Russian meddling in last year’s US election and raised questions, without offering evidence, about Ukrainian support for his Democratic presidential rival, Hillary Clinton. …read more Source:...

White House indicates Trump would sign new sanctions bill
Jul24

White House indicates Trump would sign new sanctions bill

Washington, Jul 24 – The White House indicated Sunday President Donald Trump would sign a sweeping Russia sanctions measure, which the House could take up this week, that requires him to get Congress’ permission before lifting or easing the economic penalties against Moscow, reports AP/UNB. Lawmakers are scheduled to consider the sanctions...

Why it’s difficult to trust China or Russia
Jul20

Why it’s difficult to trust China or Russia

Interpreting and understanding political movements and societal disruptions usually don’t occur in large macro-settings like the recent Group of 20 Summit. Other than bashing Donald Trump along with China and Germany for their unwillingness to take on larger global roles from the United States, nothing significant happened. To track global...

Ukrainian separatists proclaim a new state
Jul18

Ukrainian separatists proclaim a new state

Moscow, Jul 18 – Separatists in eastern Ukraine on Tuesday proclaimed a new state that aspires to include not only the areas they control but also the rest of Ukraine, reports AP/UNB. The surprise announcement in the rebel stronghold of Donetsk casts further doubt on the 2015 cease-fire deal that was supposed to stop fighting in Ukraine’s...

Home textile exports fail to reach potential
Jul17

Home textile exports fail to reach potential

Despite having huge potential in home textile, Bangladesh is unable to expand its market share in the European Union because of duty benefits extended to Pakistan, a cotton grower. Bangladesh, on the other hand, is a 100 percent cotton importer. In December 2013, the 28-nation bloc granted Pakistan the GSP Plus status for four years. The GSP Plus...

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