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    Norwegian beats Russian to win World Chess Championship
    Dec01

    Norwegian beats Russian to win World Chess Championship

    Norway’s Magnus Carlsen on Wednesday won the World Chess Championship for the third time, seeing off challenger Sergey Karjakin, a Kremlin-backed Russian grandmaster who is a vocal supporter of President Vladimir Putin and who has praised the annexation of Crimea. After the 12-game match — which took place in New York...

    Ukraine prepares missile test near Crimea, angering Russia
    Dec01

    Ukraine prepares missile test near Crimea, angering Russia

    KIEV (Reuters) – Ukraine was due to start two days of missile tests on Thursday – a move that has angered Russia, prompting it to put its air defense forces on high alert on the annexed Crimea peninsula. …read more Source:...

    Trump will feel at home with Eastern Europe
    Nov30

    Trump will feel at home with Eastern Europe

    Ukraine, Moldova and Georgia are used to a billionaire businessman in power …read more Source: Financial...

    Norway and Finland thaw relations with Russia
    Nov30

    Norway and Finland thaw relations with Russia

    Economic and trade contact re-established for first time since annexation of Crimea …read more Source: Financial...

    Normandy Four Reach No Breakthrough on Eastern Ukraine
    Nov30

    Normandy Four Reach No Breakthrough on Eastern Ukraine

    No breakthrough has been reached at the meeting in Minsk attended by the Foreign Ministers of France, Germany, Ukraine and Russia.The countries from the Normandy Four discussed the withdrawal of armed formations from the front line in Eastern Ukraine and the exchange of prisoners of war.German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier announced...

    Russian forces in Crimea put on alert before Ukrainian missile tests: TASS
    Nov30

    Russian forces in Crimea put on alert before Ukrainian missile tests: TASS

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – Russian air defense forces in Crimea have been placed on high alert on the eve of planned Ukrainian missile tests near the Black Sea peninsula, the TASS news agency cited a Crimean military source as saying on Wednesday. …read more Source:...

    The crisis of multilateralism and the future of humanitarian action
    Nov30

    The crisis of multilateralism and the future of humanitarian action

    “The crisis consists precisely in the fact that the old is dying and the new cannot be born; in this interregnum a great variety of morbid symptoms appear.’ – Antonio Gramsci, Prison Notebooks, circa 1930. Long before the November 2016 US elections, there were clear signals that multilateralism was in crisis. In fact, Donald...

    Mixed Reactions to Kyiv’s New ‘Theater on Podil’
    Nov30

    Mixed Reactions to Kyiv’s New ‘Theater on Podil’

    Source: Aleksandr Kozachenko, YouTube. On Tuesday, construction workers unveiled the new “Kyiv Dramatic Theater on Podil” on Andriyivskyy Descent, one of the oldest streets in the city. Onlookers greeted the reconstructed theater, which had been fallen into disrepair over the last two decades, with mixed reactions: some applauded and cheered the...

    EU court upholds sanctions on Putin’s businessman friend over Crimea
    Nov30

    EU court upholds sanctions on Putin’s businessman friend over Crimea

    BRUSSELS (Reuters) – An EU court on Wednesday upheld sanctions imposed on Arkady Rotenberg, a close ally and former judo partner of Russian President Vladimir Putin whose company won a contract to build a bridge linking the Russian mainland with annexed Crimea. …read more Source:...

    [Ticker] EU upholds sanctions on Putin ‘crony’
    Nov30

    [Ticker] EU upholds sanctions on Putin ‘crony’

    The EU court has upheld an asset freeze on Arkady Rotenberg, a Russian businessman whom EU diplomats call a “crony” of Russian president Vladmir Putin, over the Ukraine conflict. Judges had said the justifications for an initial asset freeze, imposed from July 2014 to March 2015, were “too vague”. But subsequent EU...

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