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    Ukraine imposes tit for tat ban on Russian food imports
    Jan04

    Ukraine imposes tit for tat ban on Russian food imports

    The Ukrainian government has agreed to impose a ban on Russian food imports in response to a similar move by Moscow. The ban is expected to come into force on January 10, according to a decree signed by Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk. The decree says that the embargo will stay in place “until the cancelation of the ban on...

    Japan’s Abe wants summit talks with Putin over territorial dispute
    Jan04

    Japan’s Abe wants summit talks with Putin over territorial dispute

    Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe says summit talks with Russian President Vladimir Putin are needed in order for Japan and Russia to settle a long-running territorial dispute. Tokyo and Moscow never reached a peace treaty following World War II due to conflicting claims over four Pacific islands close to Japan’s north coast, known as the...

    Poland wants Britain’s help over NATO troops in Brexit talks
    Jan03

    Poland wants Britain’s help over NATO troops in Brexit talks

    By Wiktor Szary and Justyna Pawlak Poland could be open to compromise over British demands to limit the rights of European Union migrants if London helps it bolster the NATO presence in central Europe, Foreign Minister Witold Waszczykowski told Reuters. With hundreds of thousands of Poles living in Britain, Warsaw is one of the EU’s...

    Putin names U.S. among threats in new Russian security strategy
    Jan03

    Putin names U.S. among threats in new Russian security strategy

    Relations between Russia and the West reached a low after Russian forces annexed the Crimean peninsula from Ukraine in March 2014 …read more Source: Al...

    Putin names United States among threats in new Russian security strategy| Reuters
    Jan02

    Putin names United States among threats in new Russian security strategy| Reuters

    MOSCOW A new appraisal names the United States as one of the threats to Russia’s national security for the first time, a sign of how relations with the west have deteriorated in recent years. The document, “About the Strategy of National Security of Russian Federation”, was signed by President Vladimir Putin on New Year’s...

    Europe’s year from hell may presage worse to come
    Jan02

    Europe’s year from hell may presage worse to come

    By Paul Taylor By any measure, it has been a year from hell for the European Union. And if Britons vote to leave the bloc, this year could be worse. Not since 1989, the year the Berlin Wall fell and communism crumbled across eastern Europe, has the continent’s geopolitical kaleidescope been shaken up so vigorously. But unlike that year of...

    Putin names United States among threats in new Russian security strategy
    Jan02

    Putin names United States among threats in new Russian security strategy

    A new appraisal names the United States as one of the threats to Russia’s national security for the first time, a sign of how relations with the west have deteriorated in recent years.The document, “About the Strategy of National Security of Russian Federation”, was signed by President Vladimir Putin on New Year’s Eve. It...

    Putin names United States among threats in new Russian security strategy
    Jan02

    Putin names United States among threats in new Russian security strategy

    By Vladimir Soldatkin A new appraisal names the United States as one of the threats to Russia’s national security for the first time, a sign of how relations with the west have deteriorated in recent years. The document, “About the Strategy of National Security of Russian Federation”, was signed by President Vladimir Putin on New...

    Ukrainian woman detained with 2.1kg of cocaine at Penang International Airport
    Jan02

    Ukrainian woman detained with 2.1kg of cocaine at Penang International Airport

    GEORGE TOWN: A Ukrainian woman has been detained with 2.1kg of cocaine worth RM500,000 at the domestic arrival terminal of Penang International Airport here, Thursday. Penang Narcotics CID chief Supt Guan Beng Kang said the 22-year-old woman, a first-time visitor to Malaysia, was arrested at 11am upon arrival after she was seen behaving...

    The First as Tragedy, Then as Farce: Is Erdogan After New Crimean War?
    Jan02

    The First as Tragedy, Then as Farce: Is Erdogan After New Crimean War?

    TEHRAN (FNA)- The Crimean War was one of the most absurd conflicts in modern history, according to geopolitical expert F. William Engdahl; however, the escalating conflict being incited by Turkey’s would-be new Sultan, Recep Erdogan, by provoking Russia again and again, is more of a farce, he said, recalling Karl Marx’s remark on how...

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