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    Will Turkey be added to European list of undemocratic countries?
    Mar10

    Will Turkey be added to European list of undemocratic countries?

    In a further blow to Turkey’s spotty global image, the Monitoring Committee of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE) called March 8 for Turkey to come under its formal scrutiny, a status reserved for members that are deemed to be backsliding on democracy. Nine countries, including Armenia, Azerbaijan, Ukraine and Russia...

    Dutch voters’ anger is fuelling populism
    Mar09

    Dutch voters’ anger is fuelling populism

    GEENPEIL (“no poll”) is a new Dutch political party that has the unusual distinction of having no programme. Instead it promises to ask its members how to vote on every bill, via an online interface. Its founder, Bart Nijman, thinks this will help solve the biggest problem in Dutch politics: the sense many citizens have that they are ruled by an...

    Germany warns of dangers of new arms race with Russia as conflict in Ukraine intensifies
    Mar09

    Germany warns of dangers of new arms race with Russia as conflict in Ukraine intensifies

    GERMANY’S foreign minister has warned of the dangers of engaging in a new arms race with Russia, calling on all sides to work together to end the violence in eastern Ukraine. …read more Source:...

    Germany’s Gabriel, in Moscow, warns of risk of new arms race
    Mar09

    Germany’s Gabriel, in Moscow, warns of risk of new arms race

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – German Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel on Thursday warned about the danger of a new arms race spiral with Russia and called on all sides to work to end the violence in eastern Ukraine as a first step towards broader disarmament efforts. …read more Source:...

    Estonian PM: Russia’s actions in Ukraine undermine European security  – The Baltic Times
    Mar09

    Estonian PM: Russia’s actions in Ukraine undermine European security – The Baltic Times

    Brussels – By occupying Crimea and sending troops to eastern Ukraine Russia has violated international law and undermined the security situation…… …read more Source: The Baltic...

    Pro-Russian Montenegro MPs push for poll to bar Nato
    Mar09

    Pro-Russian Montenegro MPs push for poll to bar Nato

    Pressure for referendum in Balkan state reflects Moscow’s strategy in Crimea …read more Source: Financial...

    Authorities looked into Manafort protégé
    Mar09

    Authorities looked into Manafort protégé

    U.S. and Ukrainian authorities have expressed interest in the activities of a Kiev-based operative with suspected ties to Russian intelligence who consulted regularly with Paul Manafort last year while Manafort was running Donald Trump’s presidential campaign. The operative, Konstantin Kilimnik, came under scrutiny from officials at...

    Gary Kasparov: Belarus could be Putin’s next target  – The Baltic Times
    Mar08

    Gary Kasparov: Belarus could be Putin’s next target – The Baltic Times

    Belarus could be the next country targeted by Russia’s President Vladimir Putin after Ukraine, Russian opposition figure Gary Kasparov, fo…… …read more Source: The Baltic...

    Misha Mengelberg obituary
    Mar08

    Misha Mengelberg obituary

    One of the most creative jazz pianists to emerge in the first phase of Europe’s breakaway from American styles in the 1960sIn his last years the Dutch pianist, composer and improviser Misha Mengelberg, who has died aged 81, would sometimes whistle and sing in conversation with visiting friends when advancing Alzheimer’s disease made...

    [Ticker] Norway to resume political contacts with Russia
    Mar08

    [Ticker] Norway to resume political contacts with Russia

    High-level political contacts between Norway and Russia will be resumed for the first time since Russia’s annexation of the Crimean peninsula, when foreign minister Brende visits Arkhangelsk this month and environment and industry ministers travel to Moscow in April, reports Aftenposten. “Norway and Russia are neighbouring countries....

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