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    Serbia wants to annex part of Kosovo using ‘Crimea model’: president
    Jan16

    Serbia wants to annex part of Kosovo using ‘Crimea model’: president

    PRISTINA – Serbia plans to seize a slice of northern Kosovo just as Russia annexed Ukraine’s Crimea region in 2014, Kosovo’s president told Reuters on Monday, as the two Balkan neighbors trade accusations of wanting to ignite a new regional war. … …read more Source:...

    Serbia wants to annex part of Kosovo using 'Crimea model' – president
    Jan16

    Serbia wants to annex part of Kosovo using 'Crimea model' – president

    PRISTINA (Reuters) – Serbia plans to seize a slice of northern Kosovo just as Russia annexed Ukraine’s Crimea region in 2014, Kosovo’s president told Reuters on Monday, as the two Balkan neighbours trade accusations of wanting to ignite a new regional war. …read more Source: The...

    Sanctions, tight margins sap appetite for rail link to ‘Putin’s bridge’
    Jan16

    Sanctions, tight margins sap appetite for rail link to ‘Putin’s bridge’

    MOSCOW – An ally of Russian President Vladimir Putin has been asked to step in to build a railway link between Russia and annexed Crimea after low margins and the risk of Western sanctions put off other builders, industry sources told Reuters on Monday. … …read more Source:...

    Biden: Trump should retain sanctions on Russia
    Jan16

    Biden: Trump should retain sanctions on Russia

    KIEV: US Vice President Joe Biden, on a last foreign trip before leaving office, has met with Ukraine’s president and called on the impending Donald Trump administration to retain Ukraine-related sanctions against Russia. Biden’s comments Monday at a briefing with President Petro Poroshenko came after Trump indicated in a Times of...

    Outgoing CIA chief tells Trump to watch his words
    Jan16

    Outgoing CIA chief tells Trump to watch his words

    WASHINGTON: Outgoing CIA chief John Brennan on Sunday launched a scathing attack on Donald Trump, warning him to watch what he says and suggesting the president-elect doesn’t understand the challenges posed by Russia. Brennan’s stern words—which sparked a quick Twitter retort from Trump—were the latest salvo in the ongoing feud...

    Stanislav Bogdanovich wins tournament after Andranik Margaryan
    Jan16

    Stanislav Bogdanovich wins tournament after Andranik Margaryan

    International master Stanislav Bogdanovich has gained victory in this year chess tournament after the RA former Prime Minister Andranik Margaryan. Today in the final 9th round held in Chess Academy of Armenia, Ukrainian chess player defeated last year’s winner, Russian chess player Davit Paravyan, scored 6.5 points and surpassed Artsakh GM...

    Trump’s offer to Russia: an end to sanctions for nuclear arms cut
    Jan16

    Trump’s offer to Russia: an end to sanctions for nuclear arms cut

    LONDON: US President-elect Donald Trump will propose offering to end sanctions imposed on Russia over its annexation of Crimea in return for a nuclear arms reduction deal with Moscow, he told The Times of London. Criticising previous US foreign policy in an interview published on Monday, he described the US-led invasion of Iraq in 2003 as...

    Moscow and Kiev head for $3 billion debt showdown in English court
    Jan16

    Moscow and Kiev head for $3 billion debt showdown in English court

    …read more Source: The Indian...

    Russian ‘scrotum protest’ artist seeks asylum in France
    Jan16

    Russian ‘scrotum protest’ artist seeks asylum in France

    KIEV – Russian dissident artist Pyotr Pavlensky, whose protests against the state have included nailing his scrotum to Moscow’s Red Square, has said he plans to seek asylum in France. Pavlensky, 32, fled to Ukraine with his partner last month to avoid being sent to prison on what he said were trumped-up allegations of committing a sex...

    Russian ‘scrotum protest’ artist seeks asylum in France
    Jan16

    Russian ‘scrotum protest’ artist seeks asylum in France

    KIEV – Russian dissident artist Pyotr Pavlensky, whose protests against the state have included nailing his scrotum to Moscow’s Red Square, has said he plans to seek asylum in France. Pavlensky, 32, fled to Ukraine with his partner last month… …read more Source:...

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