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    Russia’s boom (farming) economy
    Nov07

    Russia’s boom (farming) economy

    The Kremlin claims it has won the sanctions war with the West — and points to the good news coming out of its agriculture sector. It is half right. When the West slapped sanctions on Russia in 2014 and Moscow retaliated with a trade embargo, the consensus was that Moscow was shooting itself in the foot by banning fresh produce from the EU. A...

    Why I declared my wealth and made Ukraine’s elite follow suit | Volodymyr Groysman
    Nov06

    Why I declared my wealth and made Ukraine’s elite follow suit | Volodymyr Groysman

    The prime minister of Ukraine explains how his government is using a landmark system to force senior officials to declare their assetsWe made history in Ukraine last week. For the first time ever, more than 100,000 top officials, including the president, members of the cabinet, MPs, judges, prosecutors and civil servants, declared their assets...

    Opinion: Black Sea – no place for provocations
    Nov05

    Opinion: Black Sea – no place for provocations

    Following Russia’s annexation of Crimea, the Black Sea has become a strategic priority for NATO. Now troops will be stationed there. That is the right move, says DW’s Robert Schwartz. …read more Source: Deutsche...

    Russia’s Putin unveils provocative statue
    Nov05

    Russia’s Putin unveils provocative statue

    There is controversy over a vast new statue in Moscow honouring the 10th Century prince who founded the forerunner to the Russian state, but who is claimed by Ukraine. …read more Source:...

    Russia is preying on Bulgaria’s next president
    Nov05

    Russia is preying on Bulgaria’s next president

    Russia is the dominant topic as Bulgarians prepare to go to the polls to pick a new president. The two favorites to come out on top in Sunday’s presidential election are lobbying for the lifting of EU sanctions on Russia, while the sitting president warns of Moscow’s growing influence in the country. Tsetska Tsacheva, the candidate of...

    Bushati receives Ukrainian Foreign Minister Pavlo Klimkin
    Nov05

    Bushati receives Ukrainian Foreign Minister Pavlo Klimkin

    TIRANA, Nov 4 /ATA/ – Minister of Foreign Affairs Ditmir Bushati received his Ukrainian counterpart Pavlo Klimkin on Friday to discuss bilateral cooperation and ways to further boost the existing good relations between the two countries. Bushati and the Foreign Minister of Ukraine, on a working visit to Albania, exchanged views on matters of...

    Ukranian President Poroshenko duped in phone hoax
    Nov04

    Ukranian President Poroshenko duped in phone hoax

    Ukranian President Poroshenko shared news of a conversation with his Kyrgyz counterpart this week, only to later discover he had been talking to a prankster. It remains unclear who was responsible for the hoax. …read more Source: Deutsche...

    Top Picks: From poppy power to COP21’s “nerdy friend”
    Nov04

    Top Picks: From poppy power to COP21’s “nerdy friend”

    Every week, IRIN’s editors give their takes on a selection of humanitarian reports and opinion you may have missed, from in-depths and features to academic studies and podcasts: Afghanistan’s economy – still addicted to opium After 15 years of a failed war on drugs in Afghanistan, it’s time for a rethink, says this study by the...

    Prank call confusion for Ukraine president
    Nov04

    Prank call confusion for Ukraine president

    Ukraine describes an apparent prank call to President Petro Poroshenko as a “provocation”. …read more Source:...

    Prank call mystery surrounds Ukraine president
    Nov04

    Prank call mystery surrounds Ukraine president

    Suspicion falls on Russian hoaxers after caller claiming to be Kyrgyzstan leader speaks to Petro Poroshenko for an hourIt was a routine bit of international diplomacy: two presidents speaking for an hour about “topical issues of the agenda of Ukraine-Kyrgyzstan relations”, as the press release on Ukrainian president Petro Poroshenko’s...

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