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    Russian mly pushes into foreign policy
    Dec14

    Russian mly pushes into foreign policy

    MOSCOW: From Damascus to Doha, Russian Defence Minister Sergei Shoigu has been showing up in unexpected places, a sign of the military’s growing influence under Vladimir Putin.In the past few months, at times wearing his desert military uniform, Shoigu has held talks with Syria’s president in Damascus, met Israel’s prime...

    Britain’s May urges EU leaders to move on with Brexit talks
    Dec14

    Britain’s May urges EU leaders to move on with Brexit talks

    PM to attend Brussels summit after securing trade talks Government lost awkward Brexit vote in parliament May now needs cabinet consensus on new EU relationship British Union flag waves in front of the Elizabeth Tower at Houses of Parliament containing the bell know as “Big Ben” in central London, on Wednesday, March 29, 2017. Photo: AP...

    ‘Fake News,’ Trump’s Obsession, Is Now a Cudgel for Strongmen
    Dec14

    ‘Fake News,’ Trump’s Obsession, Is Now a Cudgel for Strongmen

    ‘Fake News,’ Trump’s Obsession, Is Now a Cudgel for Strongmen By STEVEN ERLANGER DEC. 12, 2017 President Vladimir V. Putin of Russia, center, answers questions at the Gostiny Dvor studio during the annual “Direct Line with Vladimir Putin broadcast live” by Russian TV channels and radio stations in Moscow in June. Credit Mikhail...

    NATO chief Stoltenberg wins extended term to late 2020
    Dec13

    NATO chief Stoltenberg wins extended term to late 2020

    NATO on Tuesday reappointed Jens Stoltenberg as secretary general to serve until 2020, as the alliance undergoes its biggest revamp since the Cold War to counter the perceived threat posed by Russia. Photo: AFP file BRUSSELS: North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) on Tuesday reappointed Jens Stoltenberg as secretary general to serve until...

    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*...

    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...

    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...

    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...

    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...

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