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    New Polish military force worries political opposition
    Nov17

    New Polish military force worries political opposition

    WARSAW — The Polish parliament on Wednesday approved the creation of a new territorial defense force aimed at deterring a possible Russian attack that critics say could end up serving as the armed wing of the ruling right-wing Law and Justice party. The force would be made up of 53,000 part-time soldiers stationed throughout the country by 2019....

    Trump says he and Pence have talked to 29 foreign leaders. Here they are.
    Nov16

    Trump says he and Pence have talked to 29 foreign leaders. Here they are.

    Donald Trump and Mike Pence on Wednesday provided a list of 28 foreign heads of state (plus the the Secretary General of the United Nations) that they’ve spoken with since last the election. The release comes after a story published Wednesday morning by the New York Times said foreign leaders were “scrambling to figure out how and when to...

    Russia quits International Criminal Court
    Nov16

    Russia quits International Criminal Court

    Russian President Vladimir Putin has this week signed a decree on Russia withdrawing from the International Criminal Court, after a number of African nations turned their back the court and following a UN panel discussed alleged rights abuses in Russia-annexed Crimea. …read more Source: Baltic News...

    The World According to Russian Stereotypes
    Nov16

    The World According to Russian Stereotypes

    Image: Pixabay In early November, Vladimir Putin suddenly signaled his support for new federal legislation designed to clarify the government’s formal understanding of “the Russian nation.” A vague, symbolic initiative, the Kremlin’s push to codify the meaning of Russia as a nation-state has reignited a centuries-old debate about “the...

    European leaders and Obama to discuss Russia sanctions in Berlin: sources
    Nov16

    European leaders and Obama to discuss Russia sanctions in Berlin: sources

    BERLIN (Reuters) – European leaders and President Barack Obama will discuss on Friday an extension of the sanctions imposed on Russia for its intervention in Ukraine, as well as possible new sanctions for its bombing in Syria, multiple sources familiar with the plans said. …read more Source:...

    Belarus’ stance on Ukraine remains unchanged
    Nov16

    Belarus’ stance on Ukraine remains unchanged

    The Belarusian Ministry of Foreign Affairs spokesman said: “Belarus’ stance on Ukraine has not changed at all. We strongly believe that how human rights are discussed in the United Nations Organization has no bearing on the matter of Ukraine’s territorial integrity.” …read more Source:...

    Russia withdraws from International Criminal Court
    Nov16

    Russia withdraws from International Criminal Court

    Decision follows court stating Crimea’s annexation amounts to an ‘occupation’ …read more Source: Financial...

    Transparency International: Judicial System is Bulgaria’s Most Corrupt Sector
    Nov16

    Transparency International: Judicial System is Bulgaria’s Most Corrupt Sector

    Judiciary, Parliament and the Tax system are the three most corrupt sectors in Bulgaria, shows an analysis of the Global Corruption Barometer of Transparency International for 2016, according to the Bulgarian National Radio.The study was made among 60,000 citizens from 42 countries in Europe and Central Asia.One in three people living in Europe...

    Poll has ex-French PM Fillon winning conservative primary
    Nov16

    Poll has ex-French PM Fillon winning conservative primary

    PARIS — Former French prime minister François Fillon will knock out two heavy-hitting rivals to become the center-right’s presidential candidate, according to a new poll. The poll, published by Opinionway late Tuesday, has Fillon ahead in the race for the first time, beating frontrunner Alain Juppé in a November 27 runoff round by 54...

    Transparency International: Judicial System is the Most Corrupt Sector in Bulgaria
    Nov16

    Transparency International: Judicial System is the Most Corrupt Sector in Bulgaria

    Judiciary, Parliament and the Tax system are the three most corrupt sectors in Bulgaria, shows an analysis of the Global Corruption Barometer of Transparency International for 2016, according to the Bulgarian National Radio.The study was made among 60,000 citizens from 42 countries in Europe and Central Asia.One in three people living in Europe...

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