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Russia pulls out from International Criminal Court
Nov16

Russia pulls out from International Criminal Court

Russian President Vladimir Putin withdrew his nation from the International Criminal Court on Wednesday, a day after a United Nations committee condemned Russia for human rights abuses in Crimea. The court, based in The Hague in the Netherlands, tries people on charges such as genocide, war crimes and crimes against humanity. The United States is...

Kiev denies Russian report on Ukrainian saboteurs’ detention in Crimea
Nov11

Kiev denies Russian report on Ukrainian saboteurs’ detention in Crimea

The Ukrainian Defense Ministry on Thursday denied a statement by the Russian Federal Security Service (FSB) on the detention of Ukrainian saboteurs in Crimea. …read more Source: China...

Rebels in E. Ukraine reject “one-for-three” prisoner swap
Nov10

Rebels in E. Ukraine reject “one-for-three” prisoner swap

Independence-seeking insurgents in eastern Ukraine said on Wednesday they have rejected the offer to carry out a prisoner exchange with Kiev under the “one-for-three” formula during the latest meeting of the Contact Group on Ukraine crisis. …read more Source: China Internet Information...

IOM welcomes Belarus’efforts to receive 160,000 refugees from Ukraine
Nov09

IOM welcomes Belarus’efforts to receive 160,000 refugees from Ukraine

Director General of the International Organization for Migration (IOM) welcomed the significant efforts by Belarus for receiving more than 160,000 Ukrainian citizens in connection with the ongoing conflict in the South East of the country. …read more Source: <a href=http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2016-11/09/c_135815197.htm...

Ukraine, Albania adopt visa-free policy
Nov05

Ukraine, Albania adopt visa-free policy

Ukraine and Albania on Friday adopted a mutual visa-free policy to boost their economic cooperation and tourism, Ukrainian authorities said. …read more Source: China Internet Information...

Putin grants Russian citizenship to ‘Under Siege’ film actor Steven Seagal
Nov03

Putin grants Russian citizenship to ‘Under Siege’ film actor Steven Seagal

Russian President Vladimir Putin has awarded Russian citizenship to action film actor Steven Seagal. The 64-year-old Seagal has been a regular visitor to Russia in recent years and has accompanied Putin to several martial arts events, as well as vocally defending the Russian leader’s policies. US film star and pal of Vladimir Putin Steven...

Picasso paintings, Rolex watches, antiques and fine wines: Ukraine lawmakers come clean over assets
Nov02

Picasso paintings, Rolex watches, antiques and fine wines: Ukraine lawmakers come clean over assets

A luxury watch collection, millions of dollars in cash and a Picasso painting are just several items listed on Ukraine officials’ income and asset declarations, shocking a country vowing to curb corruption. They do not trust banks, euro or hryvnia, nor rubles Anders Aslund of the US-based Atlantic Council Officials are required under a new...

Spotlight: Ukraine emerges from economic crisis
Nov01

Spotlight: Ukraine emerges from economic crisis

The Ukrainian government led by Prime Minister Volodymyr Groysman appears to have taken control of the economic crisis, which had threatened to send the country’s economy into free fall. …read more Source: <a href=http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2016-11/01/c_135797621.htm target=_blank title="Spotlight: Ukraine emerges from...

Could Moldova’s first presidential poll in 20 years push it back into Russia’s orbit?
Oct30

Could Moldova’s first presidential poll in 20 years push it back into Russia’s orbit?

Ex-Soviet Moldova went to the polls Sunday in its first popular presidential election since the 1990s, seen as a tug-of-war between supporters of closer relations with Russia and those seeking EU integration. The crisis-hit country of 3.5 million wedged between Ukraine and Romania is the poorest in Europe and has struggled with a string of...

Normandy format group agrees on roadmap to peace solution in eastern Ukraine
Oct20

Normandy format group agrees on roadmap to peace solution in eastern Ukraine

According to Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko, the leaders of the so-called Normandy format group comprising Ukraine, Russia, Germany and France agreed on a new roadmap for peace solution in eastern Ukraine on Wednesday night, German media Focus Online reported. …read more Source: China...

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