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    Ukraine urges sanctions against German ex-leader Schroeder
    Mar20

    Ukraine urges sanctions against German ex-leader Schroeder

    Ukrainian Foreign Minister Pavlo Klimkin said the EU should consider levelling sanctions against Germany’s former chancellor Gerhard Schroeder for his vocal support of the Russian government.“It is important that there are sanctions against those who advance (Russian President Vladimir Putin)’s projects abroad,” Klimkin told German...

    Reelected Putin tells West — I do not want arms race
    Mar19

    Reelected Putin tells West — I do not want arms race

    MOSCOW — Russian President Vladimir Putin struck a softer tone towards the West on Monday after winning his biggest ever election victory, saying he had no desire for an arms race and would do everything he could to resolve differences with other countries. Putin’s victory, which comes at a time when his relations with the West are on a...

    Egypt reign as darling of emerging market debt is nearing end
    Mar19

    Egypt reign as darling of emerging market debt is nearing end

    Egypt is losing ground as a top haven for emerging market debt investors, and interest rate cuts could make its short-term treasuries less attractive to foreign buyers in coming months, a report by CI Capital Asset Management said yesterday.Egypt last year emerged as one of the world’s hottest destinations for portfolio investors after its...

    Netanyahu congratulates Putin, refrains from criticizing Russian elections
    Mar19

    Netanyahu congratulates Putin, refrains from criticizing Russian elections

    PM hails ‘personal dialogue’ with re-elected leader, as Europe largely denounces process and inclusion of Crimea in vote …read more Source: The Times of...

    What to expect from Putin and a resurgent Russia
    Mar19

    What to expect from Putin and a resurgent Russia

    To Russians, Putin’s biggest victory in 18 years in power was annexing Crimea and crushing Ukraine’s ambitions to move closer to EU and Nato …read more Source: Gulf...

    Putin wins fourth term with record vote
    Mar19

    Putin wins fourth term with record vote

    Vladimir Putin was Monday set for another six years in power after his landslide victory in Russia’s presidential election but so far only close allies have congratulated him as Moscow’s relations with the West disintegrate. Putin, who has ruled Russia for almost two decades, recorded his best election performance with 76.67 percent...

    Russia Will Remain ‘Difficult Partner’ after Putin Re-election: Germany
    Mar19

    Russia Will Remain ‘Difficult Partner’ after Putin Re-election: Germany

    Russia will remain a “difficult partner” after President Vladimir Putin’s re-election but will be needed to help resolve international tensions, German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas said Monday. “The result of the election in Russia did not surprise us any more than the circumstances of this election,” Maas told reporters in Brussels before...

    Kiev rally demands impeachment of Poroshenko
    Mar19

    Kiev rally demands impeachment of Poroshenko

    Thousands of people have taken part in an anti-government rally in downtown Kiev to demand the resignation of Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko. …read more Source:...

    Crimea votes in Russian election for first time
    Mar19

    Crimea votes in Russian election for first time

    Presidential election took place on the fourth anniversary of the 2014 annexation of Crimea from Ukraine, one of the most dramatic manifestations of Vladimir Putin’s drive to reassert Russia’s power. …read more Source: AL...

    Putin wins fourth term with record vote
    Mar19

    Putin wins fourth term with record vote

    Moscow – Vladimir Putin was Monday set for another six years in power after his landslide victory in Russia’s presidential election but so far only close allies have congratulated him as Moscow’s relations with the West disintegrate. Putin, who has ruled Russia for almost two decades, recorded his best election performance with...

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