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    Growing up in the shadow of ‘Brother Putin’
    Nov06

    Growing up in the shadow of ‘Brother Putin’

    The latest hip-hop hit in Russia is a bass-speaker-shaking tribute to the ex-KGB officer who has ruled the country for over 15 years. “My best friend is Vladimir Putin,” raps Russian star Timati, in a slick video released in October in honor of Putin’s 63rd birthday. In the background, rappers in Putin masks chill on Red Square. “The whole...

    Old stereotypes, new insecurities
    Nov06

    Old stereotypes, new insecurities

    The crises Europe has faced since the 20th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall on November 9, 1989, highlight the EU’s limits in working speedily together. But this is not to say we are unable to work together. The unprecedented and historic consensus in response to the grave violations of international law in the Anschluss of Crimea...

    Putin accused of rebuilding Soviet empire
    Nov05

    Putin accused of rebuilding Soviet empire

    Vladimir Putin plans to rebuild a Soviet-style empire and must be thwarted by making Ukraine a bulwark against Kremlin expansionism,… …read more Source: The...

    Ukraine eschews visa-free EU travel by refusing to protect gay people in workplace
    Nov05

    Ukraine eschews visa-free EU travel by refusing to protect gay people in workplace

    Parliament has blocked legislation banning discrimination at work that was condition set by European UnionUkraine’s parliament has on Thursday scuppered the country’s chances of visa-free travel to most EU nations by blocking legislation that would have banned discrimination against gay people in the workplace.The pro-EU leadership...

    Baltics back Ukraine and blast Nord Stream 2 project
    Nov05

    Baltics back Ukraine and blast Nord Stream 2 project

    Prime Ministers of the three Baltic states gave staunch support to their Ukrainian counterpart Arseniy Yatsenuk in Riga Thursday and expressed severe doubts about the proposed Nord Stream 2 pipeline planned to run under the Baltic Sea. …read more Source:...

    Putin’s aviation nightmare
    Nov05

    Putin’s aviation nightmare

    Vladimir Putin must hate aviation. The tragic crash of a Russian airliner in Egypt last weekend, with mounting evidence of a terrorist attack by ISIL, is but the latest in a series of air disasters challenging the Kremlin over the last year. All of these have directly resulted from Moscow’s ever more aggressive foreign policy — in Ukraine,...

    Eastern Ukraine: A difficult return to Donetsk
    Nov05

    Eastern Ukraine: A difficult return to Donetsk

    More people can be seen on the streets of Donetsk these days. Since the fighting has stopped, many refugees are returning to eastern Ukraine but they are still confronted with many problems. …read more Source: Deutsche...

    Master of emergencies
    Nov05

    Master of emergencies

    ON VLADIMIR PUTIN’S birthday in October, his defence minister, Sergei Shoigu, brought him a gift: the latest briefing on Russia’s military campaign in Syria. It included news that cruise missiles fired from the Caspian Sea had struck targets nearly 1,500km away. “We know how complicated such operations are,” Mr Putin replied...

    Belavia to operate more flights to Kiev as from 12 November
    Nov05

    Belavia to operate more flights to Kiev as from 12 November

    “We are opening new flights with a view to increasing the transit capacity. The third daily flight Minsk-Kiev-Minsk and a new regular flight Minsk-Kharkov will make travel from Ukraine to Europe and CIS more comfortable and convenient,” the airline said. …read more Source:...

    Left Behind: Life in Purgatory on the Ukrainian Front Lines
    Nov05

    Left Behind: Life in Purgatory on the Ukrainian Front Lines

    Trade has slowly resumed between Kiev and Donetsk despite the ongoing trade embargo, but life for those who live on the frontlines in Ukraine remains difficult. And war could return to the region at any moment. …read more Source: Der...

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