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    The Kremlin’s new show trials
    Aug13

    The Kremlin’s new show trials

    THE latest episode in Russia’s long history of judicial travesties played out this week in a stuffy courtroom in Rostov-on-Don, a provincial city near the Ukrainian border. As two defendants sat in a cage behind their lawyers, a prosecutor in dark glasses described them as bloodthirsty Ukrainian radicals who ran a terrorist cell in Crimea...

    The bonfire of the vans of cheese
    Aug13

    The bonfire of the vans of cheese

    Russian raclette SOVIET news programmes were often recently filled with cheerful reports of ever-greater harvests, even as store shelves remained stubbornly empty. Modern Russia’s shops are full, but its news broadcasts recently have been dominated by ugly images of the destruction of food smuggled into Russia from behind the lines of “the...

    President Duda criticises NATO
    Aug13

    President Duda criticises NATO

    Poland’s new head of state Andrzej Duda has criticised NATO for treating Poland like a ‘buffer zone’ in the wake of the Ukrainian crisis. …read more Source: Polskie Radio dla...

    Montenegro now on Russia’s counter-sanctions list
    Aug13

    Montenegro now on Russia’s counter-sanctions list

    Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev has signed a decree that extends the list of countries that fall under Russian counter-sanctions, TASS is reporting. The list now includes Albania, Montenegro, Iceland and Liechtenstein, “as well as Ukraine, under special conditions,” the agency said. …read more Source:...

    Russia extends food embargo to Albania, Montenegro, Iceland, Liechtenstein and Ukraine
    Aug13

    Russia extends food embargo to Albania, Montenegro, Iceland, Liechtenstein and Ukraine

    MOSCOW – The food embargo will affect Ukraine only if it signs the economic part of its association with the EU, Russian …read more Source:...

    Almost 100 Ukrainian armored vehicles spotted on contact line
    Aug13

    Almost 100 Ukrainian armored vehicles spotted on contact line

    MOSCOW – More than 90 tanks, artillery and armored vehicles of Ukraine’s Armed Forces have been moved towards the contact line in Donbas, the …read more Source:...

    Focus on fitness as Macedonian basketball team prepares for European Championship
    Aug13

    Focus on fitness as Macedonian basketball team prepares for European Championship

    Tough defense and quick counter-attacks will be the preferred tactic of the Macedonian basketball squad in the European Championship that begins on 5 September. Coach Marjan Srbinovski said on Thursday that he believes the team is in great shape, following the wins against Israel and Ukraine in the preparation games. …read more Source:...

    Russia adds four new countries to food import ban list
    Aug13

    Russia adds four new countries to food import ban list

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – Russia has added Albania, Montenegro, Liechtenstein and Iceland to a list of countries from which it has banned most food imports in retaliation for Western sanctions over the Ukraine crisis, Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev said. …read more Source:...

    Polish president hits out at Nato
    Aug13

    Polish president hits out at Nato

    Andrzej Duda says alliance needs to alter its strategy following Russia’s actions in Ukraine …read more Source: Financial...

    Jimmy Carter: there is zero chance for the two-state solution
    Aug13

    Jimmy Carter: there is zero chance for the two-state solution

    Former US President Jimmy Carter visits the Arab neighbourhood of Silwan in East Jerusalem © Pool/Pool “At this moment, there is zero chance of the two-state solution,” said Jimmy Carter, giving his bleakest pronouncement yet on the Israeli-Palestinian deadlock to which he devoted much effort while President of the United States, and even more...

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