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    Ex-Georgian president on hunger strike
    Dec10

    Ex-Georgian president on hunger strike

    KIEV: Former Georgian president Mikheil Saakashvili has gone on hunger strike to protest his arrest in Ukraine on charges of trying to stage a coup sponsored by Russia, his lawyer and supporters said Saturday.Kiev police rearrested the foe of Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko on Friday after an attempt to detain him earlier in the week...

    What does Kazakhstan’s new military doctrine reveal about relations with Russia?
    Dec10

    What does Kazakhstan’s new military doctrine reveal about relations with Russia?

    BISHKEK (TCA) — Although a close political and economic ally of Russia, Kazakhstan remains cautious about Moscow’s growing influence and expansionist ambitions. This made Astana adopt a new military doctrine which reflects the new challenges the Central Asian country may potentially face. We are republishing this article by Deirdre Tynan*...

    Russia says it is fully committed to nuclear missile pact
    Dec10

    Russia says it is fully committed to nuclear missile pact

    MOSCOW (Reuters): Russia said on Saturday it was fully committed to a Cold War-era pact with the United States banning intermediate-range cruise missiles, a day after Washington accused Moscow of violating the treaty. The US State Department said on Friday Washington was reviewing military options, including new intermediate-range cruise missile...

    Russia says it is fully committed to nuclear missile pact
    Dec09

    Russia says it is fully committed to nuclear missile pact

    Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Sergei Ryabkov looks on at the start of two days of closed-door nuclear talks at the United Nations offices in Geneva October 15, 2013. REUTERS/fileMOSCOW: Russia said on Saturday it was fully committed to a Cold War-era pact with the United States banning intermediate-range cruise missiles, a day after Washington...

    Four Ukraine soldiers killed in rebel east
    Dec09

    Four Ukraine soldiers killed in rebel east

    KIEV: Ukraine on Saturday reported the death of four soldiers in the latest spike of fighting with Russian-backed rebels in the east, in the heaviest daily toll over the past weeks of the simmering conflict. The military said the soldiers died in clashes in the area north of the insurgents’ de facto capital of Donetsk. “The situation...

    From Poles to Filipinos? UK Food Industry Needs Post-Brexit Workers
    Dec09

    From Poles to Filipinos? UK Food Industry Needs Post-Brexit Workers

    Britons who voted for Brexit in the hope of slashing immigration seem set for disappointment. In the farming and food industries at least, any exodus of Polish and Romanian workers may simply be followed by arrivals of Ukrainians and Filipinos. …read more Source: The Jakarta...

    U.S. Special Counsel Mueller filing shows Manafort drafted Ukraine op-ed despite gag order | Reuters
    Dec09

    U.S. Special Counsel Mueller filing shows Manafort drafted Ukraine op-ed despite gag order | Reuters

    WASHINGTON (Reuters on Friday ) – U.S. Special Counsel Robert Mueller late on Friday unveiled a trove of evidence against President Donald Trump’s former campaign manager Paul Manafort to convince a judge that he violated a gag order by ghost-writing an article to bolster his public image The post U.S. Special Counsel Mueller filing...

    Protesters gather in Kiev after police recapture former Georgia leader Saakashvili
    Dec09

    Protesters gather in Kiev after police recapture former Georgia leader Saakashvili

    KIEV (Reuters) – Ukrainian police recaptured the former president of Georgia Mikheil Saakashvili on Friday, prompting further protests in central Kiev by his supporters who freed him from police custody earlier this week. …read more Source: The...

    Ukrainian police recapture former Georgian leader Saakashvili | Reuters
    Dec09

    Ukrainian police recapture former Georgian leader Saakashvili | Reuters

    KIEV (Reuters) – Ukraine’s general prosecutor said on Friday police had recaptured the former president of Georgia Mikheil Saakashvili, who was freed from police custody by his supporters in dramatic scenes earlier this week. The post Ukrainian police recapture former Georgian leader Saakashvili | Reuters appeared first on Firstpost....

    Lavrov and Tillerson discuss Syria, Ukraine and North Korea
    Dec08

    Lavrov and Tillerson discuss Syria, Ukraine and North Korea

    Issues related to the situation in Syria, Ukraine and North Korea, and around Russian media and diplomats in the United States were in focus of a meeting between Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov and US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, the Russian Foreign Ministry said on Thursday. …read more Source:...

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