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    Russia taking all measures to protect Alexander Lapshin’s interests: Kremlin
    Feb08

    Russia taking all measures to protect Alexander Lapshin’s interests: Kremlin

    Russia continues to take all legal actions to protect blogger Alexander Lapshin, who was handed over to Azerbaijan by Belarus, Kremlin Spokesman Dmitry Peskov told reporters, TASS reports. Peskov reminded that Lapshin holds several citizenships, including that of Russia. “Therefore, we treat him as our national,” he said. “We continue to legally...

    Blogger Alexander Lapshin handed over to Azerbaijan
    Feb08

    Blogger Alexander Lapshin handed over to Azerbaijan

    Photo: Sputnik A Russian blogger extradited by Belarus has been flown to Azerbaijan, where he faces charges related to his trip to Nagorno Karabakh, the Associted Press reports. Alexander Lapshin was flown to Azerbaijan Tuesday and escorted out of the airport by law enforcement agents. Lapshin, who also holds Israeli citizenship, faces charges...

    Merkel seeks common ground on Poland trip
    Feb08

    Merkel seeks common ground on Poland trip

    During a visit to Poland, German Chancellor Angela Merkel has said the situation in Ukraine remains unacceptable. The German chancellor also warned against “exclusive clubs within the EU.” Reports Deutsche Welle. Angela Merkel’s brief visit to Warsaw on Tuesday marked the … …read more Source:...

    Ukraine postpones Eurovision ticket sales
    Feb08

    Ukraine postpones Eurovision ticket sales

    The launch of ticket sales for the Eurovision-2017 Song Contest postponed. …read more Source:...

    Belarus extradites Alexandr Lapshin to Azerbaijan
    Feb08

    Belarus extradites Alexandr Lapshin to Azerbaijan

    Belarus has extradited blog writer Alexandr Lapshin to Azerbaijan. Haqqin.az says that Lapshin, a citizen of Russia, Ukraine and Israel, was flown to Baku on a special charter flight. On February 7, the Supreme Court of Belarus rejected the blogger’s appeal against the Belarusian Prosecutor General’s Office on his extradition to...

    Vladimir Putin, Angela Merkel urge immediate ceasefire in Ukraine
    Feb08

    Vladimir Putin, Angela Merkel urge immediate ceasefire in Ukraine

    …read more Source: The Indian...

    Radio Free Europe debuts Russian-language TV channel as alternative to state-run media
    Feb08

    Radio Free Europe debuts Russian-language TV channel as alternative to state-run media

    U.S.-funded Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty launched a new 24-hour Russian-language channel on Tuesday to offer Russian speakers living home and abroad a new alternative to government-run media. The channel, Current Time, is available on cable, satellite and digital platforms and aimed at millions of Russian speakers in Russia, the Baltics,...

    Ukraine may impose martial law if crisis deepens
    Feb08

    Ukraine may impose martial law if crisis deepens

    Ukraine may impose martial law if the crisis in the country’s eastern regions deepens, Foreign Minister Pavlo Klimkin said late Monday. …read more Source: China Internet Information...

    Putin, Merkel urge immediate ceasefire in Ukraine
    Feb08

    Putin, Merkel urge immediate ceasefire in Ukraine

    Russian President Vladimir Putin and German Chancellor Angela Merkel called for an immediate restoration of a truce in southeastern Ukraine, the Kremlin said Tuesday. …read more Source: China Internet Information...

    German troops bulk up Nato-led force in Lithuania
    Feb08

    German troops bulk up Nato-led force in Lithuania

    RUKLA, Lithuania: Several hundred German soldiers arrived in Lithuania on Tuesday as part of the multinational Nato battalion being deployed in the country, part of the alliance’s effort to beef up its eastern flank. The battalion is one of four Nato is providing on a rotational basis to Lithuania and three other countries in light of a...

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