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    South Sudan needs arms embargo; leaders killing civilians: UN panel
    Jan26

    South Sudan needs arms embargo; leaders killing civilians: UN panel

    The United Nations Security Council should place an arms embargo on South Sudan, while the oil-rich country’s President Salva Kiir and a rebel leader qualify to be sanctioned over atrocities in a two-year civil war, UN sanctions monitors said in an annual report. The confidential report by a UN panel that monitors the conflict in South...

    US Treasury official calls Russia’s Putin corrupt – BBC
    Jan26

    US Treasury official calls Russia’s Putin corrupt – BBC

    A US Treasury official said the United States considers Russian President Vladimir Putin to be corrupt and that it has known this for “many, many years,” the BBC reported on Monday. Adam Szubin, acting Treasury secretary for terrorism and financial crimes, said in an interview with BBC Panorama that the Russian president has been amassing secret...

    Harmony Over Hatred: Ethnic Conflict in Crimea is a Western Media Myth
    Jan26

    Harmony Over Hatred: Ethnic Conflict in Crimea is a Western Media Myth

    TEHRAN (FNA)- Russia’s Crimea is a territory where the rights of each and every nationality are observed, according to Polish journalist Mateus Piskorski. …read more Source: Fars News...

    France to ’Strengthen’ Ties with Russia despite Sanctions
    Jan25

    France to ’Strengthen’ Ties with Russia despite Sanctions

    France is working to strengthen its relations with Russia in spite of Western sanctions imposed on Moscow over the Ukraine crisis, French economy minister Emmanuel Macron said in Moscow Monday. …read more Source: Al-Manar...

    Tahrir 5 Years Later: The Hurdles to Democratization that most Arab Youth Revolts couldn’t Overcome
    Jan25

    Tahrir 5 Years Later: The Hurdles to Democratization that most Arab Youth Revolts couldn’t Overcome

    By Juan Cole | (Informed Comment) | – – A frequently met-with Western political and often journalistic narrative of the 2011 youth revolts in the Arab world is that idealistic young people came out into the streets and managed to overthrow four dictators, but then the essential Arab nature (violent, fanatical, tribal and sectarian) came out and...

    Lithuania, Poland, Ukraine to launch joint brigade in 2017
    Jan25

    Lithuania, Poland, Ukraine to launch joint brigade in 2017

    Lithuania, Poland and Ukraine Monday said a joint brigade of 4,000 troops would be operational next year, as the region maintains a wary eye on Russia and its role in the Ukraine conflict …read more Source: The Daily...

    Lithuania, Poland, Ukraine to launch joint brigade in 2017
    Jan25

    Lithuania, Poland, Ukraine to launch joint brigade in 2017

    ‘We see this brigade as a driving force that will improve our army,’ Ukrainian defense minister says …read more Source: World...

    Top Europe rights body sends team to Crimea
    Jan25

    Top Europe rights body sends team to Crimea

    Europe’s top human rights body has sent a delegation to Crimea to assess the situation in the strategic peninsula annexed by Russia from Ukraine in 2014, officials said on Jan. 25 …read more Source: Hurriyet Daily...

    Greco-Roman roster for Ukraine tournament released
    Jan25

    Greco-Roman roster for Ukraine tournament released

    …read more Source: Mehr News...

    France to ‘strengthen’ relations with Russia despite sanctions
    Jan25

    France to ‘strengthen’ relations with Russia despite sanctions

    France is working to strengthen its relations with Russia in spite of Western sanctions imposed against Moscow over the Ukraine crisis, French economy minister Emmanuel Macron said in Moscow Monday …read more Source: The Daily...

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