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    EU extends economic sanctions on Russia for six months
    Dec21

    EU extends economic sanctions on Russia for six months

    BRUSSELS (Reuters) – The European Union on Monday extended economic sanctions against Russia until the end of July next year after the deadline for raising objections passed without any member state challenging the decision. …read more Source: The...

    Russia confirms food embargo on Ukraine: PM
    Dec21

    Russia confirms food embargo on Ukraine: PM

    President Vladimir Putin last week ordered a suspension of Russia’s 2011 free trade agreement with Ukraine. …read more Source: Channel...

    The announcement was made by Dmitry Medvedev in Moscow.
    Dec21

    The announcement was made by Dmitry Medvedev in Moscow.

    Russia has announced it will introduce a food embargo against Ukraine from next month over Kiev’s trade agreement with the European Union. This was stated by the Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev at an official meeting in Moscow. …read more Source: Radio...

    Russia confirms food embargo on Ukraine: PM
    Dec21

    Russia confirms food embargo on Ukraine: PM

    MOSCOW – Russia will introduce a food embargo against Ukraine next month over Kiev’s trade deal with the EU, Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev said Monday, extending punitive measures already in place against Western countries. …read more Source: Bangkok...

    Top four newsmakers of 2015
    Dec21

    Top four newsmakers of 2015

    Supporters of Myanmar opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi hold posters bearing her image. Looking back at the eventful year, some names stand out head and shoulders above others, and have managed to make headlines with significant contributions to the whole as a whole. Let’s meet some of the luminaries of 2015 who have shown bright as a...

    Govt to include 84 more countries in free-entry policy
    Dec21

    Govt to include 84 more countries in free-entry policy

    Foreign visitors wait at a visa-on-arrival payment counter at an airport. Coordinating Maritime Affairs Minister Rizal Ramli announced on Monday that the government would waive visa requirements for another 84 more countries starting this week. (Antara/Nyoman Budhiana)The government is set to waive visa requirements for another 84 countries...

    Russia’s PM Medvedev orders legal action against Ukraine over debt – agencies
    Dec21

    Russia’s PM Medvedev orders legal action against Ukraine over debt – agencies

    Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev on Monday ordered its government to prepare legal action against Ukraine if it does not repay US$3 billion debt, Russian news agencies reported. …read more Source: Channel...

    Russia's PM Medvedev orders legal action against Ukraine over debt – agencies
    Dec21

    Russia's PM Medvedev orders legal action against Ukraine over debt – agencies

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev on Monday ordered its government to prepare legal action against Ukraine if it does not repay $3 billion debt, Russian news agencies reported. …read more Source: The...

    Putin: ‘We don’t want the USSR back but no one believes us’
    Dec21

    Putin: ‘We don’t want the USSR back but no one believes us’

    MOSCOW – Russia is not trying to bring back the USSR, President Vladimir Putin said in a documentary aired yesterday (Dec 20), but the problem is that “nobody wants to believe it”. Since the beginning of the Ukraine crisis, which saw pro-Russian leader Viktor… …read more Source:...

    Putin: ‘We don’t want the USSR back but no one believes us’
    Dec21

    Putin: ‘We don’t want the USSR back but no one believes us’

    MOSCOW: Russia is not trying to bring back the USSR, President Vladimir Putin said in a documentary aired Sunday, but the problem is that “nobody wants to believe it”. Since the beginning of the Ukraine crisis, which saw pro-Russian leader Viktor Yanukovych ousted by pro-European demonstrators, Moscow has accused the West of using “the politics...

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