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    ‘It’s a pretty disturbing time for Ukraine’: Trump’s Russia ties unnerve Kiev
    Dec06

    ‘It’s a pretty disturbing time for Ukraine’: Trump’s Russia ties unnerve Kiev

    The Obama administration has been a strong supporter of Ukraine – a relationship many fear will evaporate once Trump enters the White HouseKiev was far from the only capital city in which the ruling elite reacted with alarm to the election of Donald Trump, but the Ukrainian government has more reason than most to fear the new US...

    Russia defends human rights policy and blasts West over ‘double standards’
    Dec06

    Russia defends human rights policy and blasts West over ‘double standards’

    A SENIOR Russian politician has defended her country’s human rights record and accused the West of showing double standards. …read more Source:...

    Dutch anti-Ukraine vote spawns ‘app democracy’ party
    Dec06

    Dutch anti-Ukraine vote spawns ‘app democracy’ party

    Eight out of the 24 parties to run in Dutch elections next year to have anti-establishment agenda, as Ukraine referendum movement spawns new contenders. …read more Source:...

    Why Trump’s call with Taiwan could be a breakthrough
    Dec06

    Why Trump’s call with Taiwan could be a breakthrough

    To Donald Trump’s legions of critics, his decision to take a phone call from President Tsai Ing-wen of Taiwan only confirmed what they already believed: The president-elect is in way over his head, committing diplomatic blunders on a massive scale. A POLITICO headline summed up the view of many China experts: “Bull in a...

    Baltic minutemen fight Russian foe
    Dec06

    Baltic minutemen fight Russian foe

    PABRADE, Lithuania — Peering past the black tarps covering the windows of the barricaded house, the men in camouflage could see daylight gradually illuminate the fresh snow. For two days, speakers outside the barricaded buildings had blasted Soviet-era jingles: “Put down your guns! Your leaders have forgotten you! While...

    Belorusneft starts hydraulic fracturing operations in Ukraine
    Dec05

    Belorusneft starts hydraulic fracturing operations in Ukraine

    The relevant contract was signed with Ukraine’s largest natural gas extracting company UkrGasVydobuvannya, which is part of Naftogaz of Ukraine. The contract was signed after Belorusneft came out ahead of competition from Romania and Ukraine in two tenders for carrying out 50 hydraulic fracturing operations. …read more Source:...

    Minsk to host international festival of batleika theaters on 12-15 January
    Dec05

    Minsk to host international festival of batleika theaters on 12-15 January

    Twenty-one theater groups from Belarus, Russia, Ukraine, Poland, Serbia, Lithuania and other countries will take part in the third international Christmas festival of batleika theaters in Minsk on 12-15 January. …read more Source:...

    A Decades-Long ‘Conversation’ Between Yugoslav and Polish Rockers
    Dec05

    A Decades-Long ‘Conversation’ Between Yugoslav and Polish Rockers

    The Gdańsk shipyard, a springboard for democratic changes in then-Communist Poland of the 1980s. A 2016 photo by Filip Stojanovski, CC BY. Even though cultural ties between countries that formed ex-Yugoslavia and Poland are not too frequent, there’s one form of communication that has been an exception. Over the last four decades, rock music...

    Norbert Hofer lost – so why are his party so happy?
    Dec05

    Norbert Hofer lost – so why are his party so happy?

    “Grandma Gertrude” must be celebrating: Her favoured candidate, Alexander van der Bellen, will be the next Austrian president. And she herself will long be remembered for her moving video endorsement of him, which went viral within and beyond the little Alpine country of 8.7 million inhabitants. While it will of course be impossible to measure...

    Romanian, Moldovan, Ukrainian authorities run joint anti-corruption awareness campaign in border customs
    Dec05

    Romanian, Moldovan, Ukrainian authorities run joint anti-corruption awareness campaign in border customs

    Romanian, Moldovan and Ukrainian anti-corruption and border authorities launched on Monday a citizen awareness campaign, with fliers to be handed out throughout the week in Romanian customs offices on the border with Ukraine and Moldova. …read more Source:...

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