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    China’s crackdown raises familiar specter of foreign forces
    Aug06

    China’s crackdown raises familiar specter of foreign forces

    BEIJING — In halting televised confessions and emotional courtroom testimony, Chinese lawyers and activists held in a government crackdown have voiced the same ominous message: Shadowy foreign forces are funding, directing and encouraging activities bent on destabilizing China’s government and smearing its reputation. In this Monday, Aug....

    180,000 ink petition demanding Russia PM’s resignation
    Aug06

    180,000 ink petition demanding Russia PM’s resignation

    MOSCOW: More than 180,000 Russians have signed an online petition to President Vladimir Putin calling for the resignation of Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev over his recent comments on teachers’ pay. The petition first posted on the website Change.org on Thursday came after the premier advised a low-paid lecturer to go into business if he...

    ?Putin made Trump an unwitting agent of Russia?
    Aug06

    ?Putin made Trump an unwitting agent of Russia?

    WASHINGTON: A former top CIA official attacked Donald Trump on Friday as a danger to national security, saying President Vladimir Putin had made the Republican presidential candidate an “unwitting agent” of Russia. Putin had flattered Trump into supporting positions favourable to Russia, Michael Morell, a longtime CIA officer and...

    Moscow will Sacrifice Armenia, Trying to Rely on Moscow Alone: Paul A.Goble
    Aug06

    Moscow will Sacrifice Armenia, Trying to Rely on Moscow Alone: Paul A.Goble

    Interview with Paul A.Goble, special adviser to Secretary of State, Analyst on Soviet Nationalities, presently Professor at the Institute of World Politics (IWP). Mr. Goble the last few months were rather difficult for Armenia. The situation escalated in April on NK conflict zone leading to Karabakh second four-day war. On July 17 “Sasna Tsrer”...

    Ukraine squad told to avoid Russian media
    Aug05

    Ukraine squad told to avoid Russian media

    KIEV – Ukraine’s sports minister on Friday banned his Olympic team from talking to the Russian media while in Rio de Janeiro for the 2016 Games. …read more Source: Bangkok...

    Kazakh Filmmakers to Produce Movie Dedicated to WWII Soldiers’ Courage
    Aug05

    Kazakh Filmmakers to Produce Movie Dedicated to WWII Soldiers’ Courage

    The Astana Times provides news and information from Kazakhstan and around the world. ASTANA – The creators of the British – Kazakh feature film with the working title “Flags over Berlin” announced a teaser will be released in September. The three-minute trailer, entirely shot in London, will feature scenes from the upcoming film. Photo credit:...

    President Xi Jinping Suppresses Legal Activism Movement in China
    Aug05

    President Xi Jinping Suppresses Legal Activism Movement in China

    China’s crackdown raises familiar specter of foreign forces . . BEIJING – In halting televised confessions and emotional courtroom testimony, Chinese lawyers and activists held in a government crackdown have voiced the same ominous message: Shadowy foreign forces are funding, directing and encouraging activities bent on destabilizing...

    The Huffington Post: It’s Time for Armenia’s Leader to Go
    Aug05

    The Huffington Post: It’s Time for Armenia’s Leader to Go

    The Huffington Post has published an article covering the latest events in Yerevan where a group of armed Karabakh war veterans seized a police compound demanding among others the resignation of the president and release of the jailed oppositionist Jirayr Sefilyan. In her article titled “It’s time for Armenia’s leader to...

    170,000 ink petition demanding Russia PM’s resignation
    Aug05

    170,000 ink petition demanding Russia PM’s resignation

    MOSCOW: More than 170,000 Russians have signed an online petition to President Vladimir Putin calling for the resignation of Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev over his recent comments on teachers’ pay. The petition posted on Change.org came after the premier advised a low-paid lecturer to go into business if he wanted to make money....

    Tens of thousands call for Russian PM’s dismissal
    Aug05

    Tens of thousands call for Russian PM’s dismissal

    MOSCOW — A petition calling on Russia’s president to sack Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev, whose comments about teachers’ pay sparked outrage earlier this week, has attracted more than a hundred thousand signatures. Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev, center, listens to Sevastopol governor Sergei Menyailo, right, as he visits new...

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