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    Angela Merkel to Receive Four Freedoms Awards
    Jan06

    Angela Merkel to Receive Four Freedoms Awards

    German Chancellor Angela Merkel (AP) — German Chancellor Angela Merkel has been named as this year’s recipient of a prestigious international award, with organizers lauding her “great moral leadership” in Germany and pivotal role in tackling the crises buffeting Europe. German Chancellor Angela Merkel has been named as this year’s...

    Coca-Cola’s Happy New Year upsets Russians and Ukrainians alike
    Jan06

    Coca-Cola’s Happy New Year upsets Russians and Ukrainians alike

    In a New Year’s message on VK, the most popular Russian social media network, Coca-Cola published a map of Russia that did not include Crimea. …read more Source: Muscat...

    ‘We Would Have Been Frozen’: People of Frigid Ukrainian Town Thank Russia for Gas Supply
    Jan05

    ‘We Would Have Been Frozen’: People of Frigid Ukrainian Town Thank Russia for Gas Supply

    TEHRAN (FNA)- People in a freezing town in southern Ukraine have thanked Russia and President Putin for restoring gas supplies on Monday evening. The town’s residents, who have been without gas for several days, pleaded for Russian help during a bitter cold spell. …read more Source: Fars News...

    MKs step up efforts to make sure French immigrants’ degrees are recognized
    Jan05

    MKs step up efforts to make sure French immigrants’ degrees are recognized

    In the last three years, 1,594 medical professionals moved to Israel, mostly from Russia, Ukraine, US and France. …read more Source: The Jerusalem...

    ‘No reason’ for Russia to view US as threat: Pentagon
    Jan05

    ‘No reason’ for Russia to view US as threat: Pentagon

    Russia has no reason to consider the United States a threat to its national security, the Pentagon said Monday after Moscow published a report highlighting Washington and NATO for the first time. Russia’s new national security document, signed by President Vladimir Putin on New Year’s Eve, names as threats both the United States and...

    The BRICS – A Fable for Our Time
    Jan05

    The BRICS – A Fable for Our Time

    The BRICS – A Fable for Our Time The story of the BRICS is a strange one. It starts in 2001 when Jim O’Neill, at that time the chairman of the Assets Management division of Goldman Sachs, the giant investment house, wrote a widely-commented article about what we have come to call “emerging economies.” O’Neill singled out four...

    Ukraine utility cyber attack wider than reported – experts
    Jan05

    Ukraine utility cyber attack wider than reported – experts

    …read more Source: The Jerusalem...

    Abe says summit with Putin needed to resolve territorial row
    Jan04

    Abe says summit with Putin needed to resolve territorial row

    Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said Monday that summit talks with Russian President Vladimir Putin must take place in order for the countries to forge a peace treaty. Japan and Russia never signed a peace treaty after World War II because of conflicting claims over islands north of the Japanese island of Hokkaido, which Japan calls its...

    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...

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