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    ‘Slowly, change is coming’: life for women in the post-Soviet world
    Mar08

    ‘Slowly, change is coming’: life for women in the post-Soviet world

    From bride kidnapping to the gender pay gap, women in the 15 countries that emerged from the ashes of the USSR describe the challenges they face today‘We want a voice’: women fight for their rights in the former USSRIn Russia, the word “feminism” is often spoken with negative connotations these days.The generation that is now 15 already...

    ‘We want a voice’: women fight for their rights in the former USSR
    Mar08

    ‘We want a voice’: women fight for their rights in the former USSR

    Campaigners have their work cut out in the patriarchal societies that dominate the region, especially where the Kremlin’s family values agenda holds sway‘Slowly, change is coming’: life for women in the post-Soviet worldWomen had stood shoulder to shoulder with men in the Russian Revolution of 1917, according to its leader Vladimir...

    Kyiv troops, rebels claim to be completing weapons withdrawal
    Mar07

    Kyiv troops, rebels claim to be completing weapons withdrawal

    Ukraine’s military has said that it is completing its withdrawal of heavy weapons under the terms of the peace agreement signed in Minsk last month. Pro-Russian separatists have also claimed to have pulled back. …read more Source: Deutsche...

    FM Kotzias: Greece a source of stability in the area
    Mar07

    FM Kotzias: Greece a source of stability in the area

    Greece lies geographically in a triangle of uncertainty (Ukraine, Middle East and Libya) as a beacon of stability, and if…In statements to the press on the sidelines of the EU foreign ministers’ informal meeting on the Ukraine, meeting in Riga for the second day, Kotzias warned that if Greece collapses there will be millions of migrants...

    Ukrainian military says heavy weapons pullback is complete
    Mar07

    Ukrainian military says heavy weapons pullback is complete

    Rebel official says separatists have also completed pullback from buffer zone ahead of deadline under peace agreementUkraine’s military says it is completing its pullback of heavy weapons under the terms of a peace agreement aimed at ending the war with separatist rebels that has killed more than 6,000 people.An internationally brokered...

    EU official killed in Mali
    Mar07

    EU official killed in Mali

    An informal gathering of European foreign ministers was today (7 March) overshadowed by news of the death of a Belgian serving with the European Union in Mali. The name of the official has yet to be released. He was one of five people – three of them Europeans – killed in a terrorist attack in the Malian capital Bamako late last night (6 March)....

    Bulgaria ready to support new group of sanctions against Moscow
    Mar07

    Bulgaria ready to support new group of sanctions against Moscow

    The two-day meeting of EU foreign ministers dedicated to compliance with the peace agreements in Eastern Ukraine ends today. Bulgaria will support a new round of sanctions against Moscow if it is established that the Russian Federation violates the peace agreement reached in Eastern Ukraine. This was stated by Bulgaria’s Minister of Foreign...

    Germany downplays report of rift with NATO over Breedlove comments
    Mar07

    Germany downplays report of rift with NATO over Breedlove comments

    BERLIN/RIGA (Reuters) – German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier downplayed a magazine report on Saturday of tensions with NATO over hawkish comments about Ukraine made by the Western alliance’s supreme allied commander. …read more Source:...

    The 20 photographs of the week
    Mar07

    The 20 photographs of the week

    Nigerians fleeing from Boko Haram, Harrison Ford’s plane crash, devastation in Ukraine, fashion week in Paris, Los Angeles skid row shooting – the best photography in news, culture and sport from around the world this week … …read more Source: The...

    Ukraine Rebels Claim Heavy Weapons Withdrawn under Minsk Deal
    Mar07

    Ukraine Rebels Claim Heavy Weapons Withdrawn under Minsk Deal

    There are no more rebel weapons in Eastern Ukraine’s front line, the self-proclaimed Donetsk People’s Republic claims. According to Aleksandar Zakharchenko, who heads the “Republic”, the heavy arms have been “fully removed” under a ceasefire deal agreed in Minsk, Belarus, in February. Zakharcheno is quoted by...

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