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    Burcu Gultekin Punsmann: Russia’s military operation in Syria has direct influence on Turkey
    Feb17

    Burcu Gultekin Punsmann: Russia’s military operation in Syria has direct influence on Turkey

    The downing of the Russian warplane by the Turkish Air Force did not at all meet the logic of the Russian-Turkish relations. What could be the real reason of such an abrupt turnabout in the Turkish policy and what may the escalation in the Ankara-Moscow relations result in? ‘Syria’ is not just a regional crisis like, say, the...

    Russia files lawsuit against Ukraine over $3 billion debt
    Feb17

    Russia files lawsuit against Ukraine over $3 billion debt

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – Russia filed a lawsuit against Ukraine on Wednesday at London’s High Court in connection with a $3 billion Eurobond debt, Russian Finance Minister Anton Siluanov said. …read more Source: The...

    Britain scrambles fighters to intercept Russian bombers
    Feb17

    Britain scrambles fighters to intercept Russian bombers

    British Typhoon fighter jets were sent to intercept two Russian bombers heading towards British airspace today, a spokesperson from the Ministry of Defence said. Intercepts of Russian aircraft by Nato have increased over the last year amid heightened tensions between the West and Moscow over the Ukraine crisis. – Reuters, February 17, 2016....

    Ukraine’s Yatsenyuk hobbled despite winning no-confidence vote
    Feb17

    Ukraine’s Yatsenyuk hobbled despite winning no-confidence vote

    Ukraine’s pro-Western government has been left politically weakened and under even fiercer pressure from foreign allies to pursue reforms needed for the release of vital aid despite narrowly surviving a no-confidence vote. …read more Source: Channel...

    Ukraine PM says needs to reshuffle the coalition
    Feb17

    Ukraine PM says needs to reshuffle the coalition

    Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseny Yatseniuk said on Wednesday that it was essential to reshuffle the ruling coalition, adding that he was in discussions with political groups, including the populist Radical party, in that regard. …read more Source: Channel...

    Ukraine PM says needs to reshuffle the coalition
    Feb17

    Ukraine PM says needs to reshuffle the coalition

    KIEV (Reuters) – Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseny Yatseniuk said on Wednesday that it was essential to reshuffle the ruling coalition, adding that he was in discussions with political groups, including the populist Radical party, in that regard. …read more Source: The...

    OSCE monitoring: No ceasefire violation reported
    Feb17

    OSCE monitoring: No ceasefire violation reported

    On February 4, in accordance with the arrangement reached with the authorities of the Nagorno Karabakh Republic, the OSCE Mission conducted a planned monitoring of the Line of Contact between the armed forces of Nagorno Karabakh and Azerbaijan in the south-east direction of Kuropatkino settlement of the NKR Martuni region. From the positions of...

    Ukraine ruling coalition cracks after confidence vote
    Feb17

    Ukraine ruling coalition cracks after confidence vote

    A junior ally in Ukraine’s Western-backed coalition quit on Wednesday, spelling more trouble for Prime Minister Arseny Yatseniuk’s government just a day after he survived a no confidence vote in parliament. …read more Source: Channel...

    Junior ally in Ukraine coalition quits after PM survives no confidence vote
    Feb17

    Junior ally in Ukraine coalition quits after PM survives no confidence vote

    The party has 19 seats in parliament, and its exit still leaves the remaining three parties in the coalition with a majority. …read more Source:...

    Indonesian jazz prodigy receives standing ovation at Grammys
    Feb17

    Indonesian jazz prodigy receives standing ovation at Grammys

    Joey Alexander rehearses for the 2016 Grammy Awards. The jazz prodigy’s brief yet dazzling performance on the Grammys stage on Monday night wowed many and immediately became an internet sensation. (Photo taken from @joeyalexandermusic Instagram account)Jazz prodigy Joey Alexander’s brief, yet dazzling performance on the Grammys Awards...

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