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    The Turkey-Russia reset
    Aug10

    The Turkey-Russia reset

    The failed coup in Turkey pushed Recep Tayyip Erdoğan into the arms of a man he now hails as a “valuable friend” but who was until recently a bitter enemy. Russo-Turkish relations had reached a new low following Turkey’s downing of a Russian jet in November 2015 — as Vladimir Putin coldly reminded his Turkish counterpart during their...

    US to Turkey: Back off
    Aug10

    US to Turkey: Back off

    The Obama administration has a message for Turkey: Tone it down. A day after Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan expressed frustration that U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry had yet to visit his country in the wake of a failed coup attempt, a State Department official said the U.S. is increasingly concerned about the language emanating from...

    Poland issued more than 0.5 mln visas to Ukrainian citizens
    Aug09

    Poland issued more than 0.5 mln visas to Ukrainian citizens

    Ukrainian webportal Ukrinform said that in the first half of this year, consular offices in Poland issued more than 565,000 visas to Ukrainian citizens. This has been reported by the Polish Foreign Ministry on request of an Ukrinform correspondent in Poland. In the first half of this year, Poland issued more than 565,000 visas to Ukrainians,…...

    Bulgaria’s Trade with Third Countries Plummets in 1st Half of 2016
    Aug09

    Bulgaria’s Trade with Third Countries Plummets in 1st Half of 2016

    Both imports and exports of Bulgaria with non-EU countries fell considerably over the first two quarters of 2016, preliminary statistics suggest.Exports for that period decreased by 15.1% compared to the period of January-June, 2015, amounting to BGN 7.0157 B.Main export partners were Turkey, China, Macedonia, Serbia, Russia and the United...

    Ukrainian man tried in Atlanta for alleged role in Estonian-led crime ring
    Aug09

    Ukrainian man tried in Atlanta for alleged role in Estonian-led crime ring

    A Ukrainian man has been indicted in Atlanta for his role in a major cyber crime led by Estonian national Sergei Tshurikov which stole more than nine million U.S. dollars from 2,100 ATMs worldwide in 2008, the Atlanta Patch reported. …read more Source:...

    The Day a Soviet Leader Banged His Shoe at the Un
    Aug09

    The Day a Soviet Leader Banged His Shoe at the Un

    By Thalif DeenUNITED NATIONS, Aug 9 2016 (The Sunday Times – Sri Lanka)During the height of the Cold War between the United States and the Soviet Union, and particularly in the 1960s, the United Nations was the ideological battle ground where the Americans and the Soviets pummeled each other– metaphorically speaking — either on the floor of...

    Putin, Erdogan to Meet for 1st Time after Russian Warplane Incident
    Aug09

    Putin, Erdogan to Meet for 1st Time after Russian Warplane Incident

    The Presidents of Russia and Turkey are due to meet in St Petersburg for the first time after the downing of a Russian fighter-bomber by the Turkish Air Force in November.The incident severed bilateral relations, halted cooperation in energy and trade and decreased the flow of Russian tourists to Turkey.But Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan...

    Erdoğan and Putin reignite the bromance
    Aug09

    Erdoğan and Putin reignite the bromance

    ISTANBUL — The long-standing friendship between Russia’s Vladimir Putin and Turkey’s Recep Tayyip Erdoğan is due to resume after a 10-month interruption as the two strongmen meet for a summit in St. Petersburg Tuesday. Relations between the presidents of Russia and Turkey have been frayed since last November when Turkish F-16s downed...

    Russia, Ukraine, Germany, France may meet on G20 sidelines: Lavrov
    Aug08

    Russia, Ukraine, Germany, France may meet on G20 sidelines: Lavrov

    BAKU (Reuters) – Russia, Ukraine, France and Germany may hold a “summit” on the sidelines of the Group of 20 meeting in China to discuss the Ukraine peace process, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said on Monday. …read more Source:...

    Marek Hilšer: The activist and brain tumour specialist who’s running for president
    Aug08

    Marek Hilšer: The activist and brain tumour specialist who’s running for president

    Though the next Czech presidential elections don’t take place until the start of 2018, Marek Hilšer has already thrown his hat into the ring as a candidate. A doctor by profession, the 40-year-old is perhaps best known for his eye-catching civic activism, such as when – protesting Russia’s treatment of Ukraine – he and a colleague...

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