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    Kyrgyzstan Debates Russian-Style “Foreign Agents” Law
    Dec01

    Kyrgyzstan Debates Russian-Style “Foreign Agents” Law

    The Kyrgyz parliament, as seen here in November 2014, may vote in December to consider a possible new law that would label foreign-funded organisations “foreign agents.” But some critics of the bill, which closely resembles a similar law already passed in Russia, argue it would add layers of bureaucracy and possibly force some civil society NGOs...

    Russia says NATO destabilizes Baltics, plans war games
    Dec01

    Russia says NATO destabilizes Baltics, plans war games

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – Russia accused NATO on Monday of destabilizing northern Europe and the Baltics by carrying out drills there and announced new military exercises of its own, increasing tension over the Ukraine crisis. …read more Source:...

    Humour and humility as Tusk unleashes charm offensive
    Dec01

    Humour and humility as Tusk unleashes charm offensive

    There was no shortage of self-deprecation in Donald Tusk’s first public outing as president of what is arguably the European Union’s most powerful institution. After struggling through a paragraph in French, the former Polish prime minister added: “That was in French – I hope you noticed.” The gag was not lost on the assembled Council...

    Brown bear spotted in Chernobyl for first time in 100 years
    Dec01

    Brown bear spotted in Chernobyl for first time in 100 years

    The bear was photographed by an automatic camera trap in the exclusion zone around the Ukrainian nuclear power plant, scene of one of the world’s worst nuclear accidents. …read more Source: Daily...

    Ukranian internet bride in divorce fight with cash-strapped truck driver
    Dec01

    Ukranian internet bride in divorce fight with cash-strapped truck driver

    Tow-truck driver John Yates in legal battle with internet bride Marina Ivleva over ‘fair share’ of £300,000 assets after she moved to Britain from Crimea and made fortune …read more Source: The...

    Finland set to agree joint nuclear venture with Russian energy company
    Dec01

    Finland set to agree joint nuclear venture with Russian energy company

    Alexander Stubb, Finnish PM, rejects suggestions that by backing Rosatom’s involvement he is bowing to MoscowFinland’s parliament is poised to give the go-ahead to a controversial joint venture with the Russian state-owned energy company Rosatom to build a new nuclear power plant in the north of the country.The green light will come...

    Putin Meets Erdogan to Bolster Russia-Turkey Economic Ties
    Dec01

    Putin Meets Erdogan to Bolster Russia-Turkey Economic Ties

    Russia’s President Vladimir Putin on Mondaystarted his one-day state visit to Turkey expected to focus on the further expansion of bilateral economic ties. In his meeting with Turkey’s President Recep Tayyip Erdogan Putin is expected to review the full spectrum of bilateral relations as well as key international and regional problems....

    NATO calls on Turkey to join EU sanctions against Russia
    Dec01

    NATO calls on Turkey to join EU sanctions against Russia

    NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg has called on Turkey to join the economic sanctions campaign against Russia over the Ukrainian crisis. …read more Source: Macedonian Information...

    Crimean Tatars say Russian annexation has brought fear and repression all over again
    Dec01

    Crimean Tatars say Russian annexation has brought fear and repression all over again

    BELOGORSK, Crimea — Crimea’s Tatars have bitter memories of the 1944 deportation that tore them from their native peninsula. With Russia again in control, some here say pressure is building once more. Russian security forces have searched the homes of leaders of the Muslim minority group for banned books. Young Tatar men have been kidnapped...

    New battle rages at Donetsk airport
    Dec01

    New battle rages at Donetsk airport

    Ukraine says its troops still hold Donetsk airport despite what it describes as an intensive assault by rebels backed by Russian special forces. …read more Source:...

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