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    Russians Full of Optimism in Davos
    Jan20

    Russians Full of Optimism in Davos

    Russian stock and bond markets have risen about 50 percent, boosted by rebounding oil and — more recently — expectations the new United States presidency of Donald Trump will ease the sanctions imposed over Moscow’s actions in Ukraine. …read more Source: The Jakarta...

    Russian political elites revel in Trump's inauguration
    Jan20

    Russian political elites revel in Trump's inauguration

    MOSCOW — Russian officials and lawmakers lauded Donald Trump’s inauguration Friday as the start of what they hope will be a period of better ties with the United States. In Moscow and other Russian cities, revelers were gathering for parties to celebrate Trump’s inauguration as bar and club owners sought to cash in on public...

    Russian political elites revel in Donald Trump’s inauguration
    Jan20

    Russian political elites revel in Donald Trump’s inauguration

    Moscow, Jan 20: Russian officials and lawmakers lauded Donald Trump’s inauguration today as the start of what they hope will be a period of better ties with the United States. In Moscow and other Russian cities, revelers were gathering for parties to celebrate Trump’s inauguration as bar and club owners sought to cash in on public...

    Levon Aronian to face the leader of Tata Steel Chess Tournament
    Jan20

    Levon Aronian to face the leader of Tata Steel Chess Tournament

    Round 5 of the Tata Steel chess tournament will start on Thursday after a rest day, where Armenian GM Levon Aronian will face the leader of the tournament Ukrainian Pavel Eljanov. The Armenian played four consecutive draws in the previous … …read more Source:...

    John Kerry appeals for diplomacy as he leaves State Department
    Jan20

    John Kerry appeals for diplomacy as he leaves State Department

    Washington, Jan 20: Secretary of State John Kerry left the State Department for the last time as America’s top diplomat, urging the agency’s employees to carry on their work with enthusiasm and appealing to the incoming Trump administration to embrace creative diplomacy and international engagement. Greeted by loud, raucous and...

    Russia business world hopes for relief from Trump
    Jan19

    Russia business world hopes for relief from Trump

    Few people are more eager for Donald Trump’s arrival in the White House than those who do business in Russia. Hacking scandals? They expect that to blow over. Conflict in Ukraine? An artificial problem invented by Barack Obama, they argue. Russian magnates and American investors alike are anticipating a Trump administration that removes...

    Verkhovna Rada adopts draft law on conducting NATO’s exercises in Ukraine
    Jan19

    Verkhovna Rada adopts draft law on conducting NATO’s exercises in Ukraine

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    Armenian Foreign Ministry stands in support for Russian-Israeli blog  writer Alexander Lapshin 
    Jan19

    Armenian Foreign Ministry stands in support for Russian-Israeli blog  writer Alexander Lapshin 

    ArmInfo. Armenian Foreign Ministry stands in support for Russian- Israeli blog writer Alexander Lapshin arrested by Belarusian authorities on Baku’s demand, Deputy Foreign Minister of Armenia Shavarsh Kocharyan told journalists on January 19 after the government’s session. According to the Deputy Minister it is difficult to forecast...

    Culture and Creativity Programme: call for applications
    Jan19

    Culture and Creativity Programme: call for applications

    The European Union-Eastern Partnership Culture and Creativity Programme is inviting small and medium sized towns in the six Eastern Partnership countries (Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, Moldova, Ukraine) to express their interest in piloting Creative Towns and Regions Initiative. Background: The Creative Towns and Regions Initiative...

    Constructive ties with Russia is in interest of US, world: Barack Obama
    Jan19

    Constructive ties with Russia is in interest of US, world: Barack Obama

    Washington, Jan 19 : Outgoing US President Barack Obama today said having a “constructive” relationship with Russia is in the interest of America and the world and admitted that bilateral ties had reverted to an “adversarial spirit” during Vladimir Putin’s presidency. “I think it is in America’s interest and the world’s interest...

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