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    Russia court orders release of opposition activist
    Feb22

    Russia court orders release of opposition activist

    Russia’s Supreme Court on Wednesday ordered the release of an opposition activist who was the only person in the country jailed under a tough law against public protests. Ildar Dadin, 34, was sent to prison in 2015 for repeated unsanctioned protests against President Vladimir Putin’s rule after the introduction of controversial...

    Situation still uncertain after ceasefire in Eastern Ukraine
    Feb22

    Situation still uncertain after ceasefire in Eastern Ukraine

    WEB DESK (Dunya News) – After the ceasefire, peace still remains a fragile phenomenon in Eastern Ukraine as a wave of violations continued overnight.The head of the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE) revealed that the ceasefire didn’t have the desired outcomes that his organization was hoping for.General Lamberto...

    Beijing’s South China Sea Buildings Could Soon House Missiles: U.S. Officials
    Feb22

    Beijing’s South China Sea Buildings Could Soon House Missiles: U.S. Officials

    China, in an early test of U.S. President Donald Trump, has nearly finished building almost two dozen structures on artificial islands in the South China Sea that appear designed to house long-range surface-to-air missiles, two U.S. officials told Reuters.The development is likely to raise questions about whether and how the United States will...

    Why Ukraine Is Dying A Slow Death (Literally)
    Feb22

    Why Ukraine Is Dying A Slow Death (Literally)

    Nolan Peterson Economics, Europe Amid War, Ukraine’s Population Continues to Dwindle. KYIV, Ukraine—Ukraine’s population decreased by about 170,000 people in 2016, the government reported last month, underscoring a demographic trend that began after the country declared its independence from the Soviet Union in 1991, and which...

    Poroshenko, Trump: Ukraine leader praises ‘effective’ dialogue with US President
    Feb22

    Poroshenko, Trump: Ukraine leader praises ‘effective’ dialogue with US President

    Poroshenko told a meeting of Ukraine's top brass that he "had two very effective conversations with US President Donald Trump." Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko said Wednesday he has had two “very effective” conversations with US counterpart Donald Trump and was confident of building strong relations with...

    Additions to the EU transparency register (February 13-20)
    Feb22

    Additions to the EU transparency register (February 13-20)

    Last week 84 new organizations signed up in the joint transparency register of the European Commission and the European Parliament. New entries include: a21soctenible Medio Ambiente, Desarrollo y Participacion Alter Summit Analizy Rynku Barbara Kielan aPODD Foundation Asociatia Lectura si Scrierea pentru Dezvoltarea Gandirii Critice Romania...

    Firtash To Face Extradition
    Feb22

    Firtash To Face Extradition

    Dmitry Firtash, a Ukrainian oligarch with ties to former Trump campaign manager Paul Manafort, could soon face extradition to the United States on bribery charges. Financial Times: A Vienna court on Tuesday granted a request to extradite Dmitry Firtash, one of Ukraine’s richest and most powerful men, to the US on bribery charges, setting...

    Does Trump herald the end of the West?
    Feb22

    Does Trump herald the end of the West?

    LONDON — Since the fall of communism in 1989, a year has not gone by without some high-level meeting or international conference wrestling with the question of whether the Western alliance, NATO, has passed its sell-by date. “Whither NATO?” is now a well-worn inside joke for the conference attending global...

    Congress of Ukraine opens Baku office
    Feb22

    Congress of Ukraine opens Baku office

    The Congress of Ukraine has opened its office in Baku. Participants in the event included head of the Interparliamentary Working Group on the Republic of Azerbaijan in the Parliament of Ukraine Maksim Kuryachiy, Ukrainian Ambassador to Azerbaijan Alexander Mishchenko as well as public figures …read more Source: Azerbaijan State News...

    Ukraine leader praises ‘effective’ dialogue with Trump (AFP)
    Feb22

    Ukraine leader praises ‘effective’ dialogue with Trump (AFP)

    Kiev (AFP) – Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko said Wednesday he has had two “very effective” conversations with US counterpart Donald Trump and was confident of building strong relations with Washington. …read more Source: The West...