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    Summit of GUAM Heads of Government
    Mar28

    Summit of GUAM Heads of Government

    Baku / 27.03.17 / Turan: The summit of the heads of government of the GUAM countries was held in Kiev on March 27. The heads of governments of Ukraine, Georgia and Moldova, Vladimir Groisman, Georgy Kvirikashvili and Pavel Filip, as well as the Deputy Prime Minister of Azerbaijan Ismet Abbasov attended the meeting. The focus was on economic...

    Poroshenko Signs Off On NGO Assets-Declaration Requirement
    Mar27

    Poroshenko Signs Off On NGO Assets-Declaration Requirement

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko has signed into law controversial amendments to the country’s anticorruption legislation requiring representatives of nongovernmental organizations to file assets declarations. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    From spy to president: the rise of Vladimir Putin
    Mar27

    From spy to president: the rise of Vladimir Putin

    He’s intent on pushing back against the Western world order … and it appears to be working. Vladimir Putin has been ruling Russia since 1999. In that time, he’s shaped the country into an authoritarian and militaristic society. Today, as president of Russia, he’s challenging the US-led Western world order by propping up...

    Holocaust memorial vandalized in western Ukraine
    Mar27

    Holocaust memorial vandalized in western Ukraine

    Swastika and SS logo found spray-painted on Hebrew inscription in Ukrainian town of Ternopil …read more Source: The Times of...

    “Hang Serbs”, “Russians to the knives” in Croatia
    Mar27

    “Hang Serbs”, “Russians to the knives” in Croatia

    Supporters of Croatia and Ukraine have used a match played by their national football teams to provoke Serbian and Russians. The qualifier for the 2018 World Cup in Russia was played in Zagreb, Croatia. Posters reading, “(Hang) Serbs from the willow trees”, written in Croatian, and “Moskals (Russians) to the knives” in Ukrainian, were put […]...

    Ukrainian war hero and lawmaker slurs Jews
    Mar27

    Ukrainian war hero and lawmaker slurs Jews

    (JTA) — A Ukrainian lawmaker and war hero used a word usually translated as “kikes” in complaining that Jews wield excessive power in her country. Nadiya Savchenko, a fighter jet pilot who was elected to parliament in 2014 while she was still being held as a prisoner of Russia, made the statements on Saturday during a televised interview for the...

    Russian Court Issues Warrant For Former Ukraine PM
    Mar27

    Russian Court Issues Warrant For Former Ukraine PM

    A municipal court in the southern Russian town of Yessentuki has issued an arrest warrant for former Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Russia And Iran’s Growing Cooperation Hints At A New Middle East
    Mar27

    Russia And Iran’s Growing Cooperation Hints At A New Middle East

    Clément Therme, École des Hautes Études en sciences sociales (EHESS) Russian President Vladimir Putin and his Iranian counterpart, Hassan Rouhani, will meet for the eighth time in four years from March 27 to 29. According to the Tehran Times, both sides are “preparing more than ten documents for signing” on various economic and political issues....

    The Kremlin Intrigue Behind the Anti-Corruption Protests
    Mar27

    The Kremlin Intrigue Behind the Anti-Corruption Protests

    All across Russia this weekend, people took to the streets in a protest against corruption. The predominantly young crowd was spurred into action by opposition internet activist and aspiring politician Alexey Navalny, whose most recent slickly-produced video exposé of high-level government corruption—this time targeting Prime Minister Dmitry...

    Embassies of France, Turkey share their homelands’ tastes with Ottawa
    Mar27

    Embassies of France, Turkey share their homelands’ tastes with Ottawa

    In diplomatic circles, it’s sometimes said that the easiest way to win hearts and minds is through the stomach. We’re lucky to see lots of culinary diplomacy in Ottawa, where there are 130-odd embassies and high commissions, from Afghanistan to Zimbabwe. Just one vivid and tasty example was a casual dinner reception at the Italian...