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    France says Russia sanctions to remain in place
    Mar09

    France says Russia sanctions to remain in place

    France’s foreign minister says sanctions on Russia cannot be lifted until there is progress in Ukraine. The European Union sanctions were imposed on Russia for backing separatists in eastern Ukraine. … Click to Continue » …read more Source: The News...

    PSAA Board adopts an appeal to OSCE Secretary General
    Mar09

    PSAA Board adopts an appeal to OSCE Secretary General

    On the eve of the Parliamentary Elections in the Republic of Armenia, discussing the Statement of the OSCE Minsk Group Co-Chairs of 17 February, 2017 on the Constitutional Referendum of 20 February, 2017 held in the Republic of Artsakh, the Board of the Political Science Association of Armenia (PSAA) adopted an Appeal to the Secretary General of...

    Canada’s foreign minister says Russia is spreading disinformation about her grandfather
    Mar09

    Canada’s foreign minister says Russia is spreading disinformation about her grandfather

    OTTAWA — Canada’s chilly relations with Russia have taken a nasty turn with charges of disinformation leveled by Canadian Foreign Minister Chrystia Freeland against Russia over allegations that her long-dead, Ukrainian-born grandfather was a Nazi collaborator in occupied Poland. Freeland, a 49-year-old former journalist and fluent Russian...

    Canada in Brief, March 9-15
    Mar09

    Canada in Brief, March 9-15

    Sajjan, Freeland announce Canada to extend Ukraine training mission to 2019 OTTAWA—The Liberal government is extending Canada’s military mission in Ukraine for another two years as it attempts to send a signal of continued solidarity with the eastern European country. Canada first deployed about 200 troops to Ukraine in the summer of 2015...

    Global marches, strikes demand equality on Women’s Day
    Mar09

    Global marches, strikes demand equality on Women’s Day

    MOSCOW: Protesters took to the streets in cities around the world on Wednesday, marking International Women’s Day with strikes and marches demanding equal rights. In Kiev, around a thousand people marched calling for a return to the original feminist meaning of a holiday now largely associated with flowers and gifts. “I came to the march...

    Book review: The Despot’s Accomplice challenges the West’s commitment to democracy
    Mar09

    Book review: The Despot’s Accomplice challenges the West’s commitment to democracy

    The new millennium has been unkind to democracy, but never has the brand suffered greater damage than it did in 2016. The populist winds that have been roiling the world finally reached the Atlantic, marking Britain and the United States’s retreat into nativism. Through the hallowed means of the ballot, Britain voted itself out of the...

    Sisian winner of Culture and Creativity programme
    Mar09

    Sisian winner of Culture and Creativity programme

    The EU-Eastern Partnership Culture and Creativity Programme initiated the programme that will help small and medium-sized towns and regions to enhance their creative potential. The 84 applications have been submitted from 6 EaP countries. Here is the list of selected towns and regions for Creative Towns and Regions Initiative: Armenia – Sisian...

    Two Foreigners in the UAE Face Long Jail Terms For Having Sex Even Though they Were Engaged
    Mar09

    Two Foreigners in the UAE Face Long Jail Terms For Having Sex Even Though they Were Engaged

    A South African man and his Ukrainian fiancee have been detained in the United Arab Emirates for having sex outside of marriage. Emlyn Culverwell‚ 29, and Iryna Nohai, 27, were arrested in an Abu Dhabi hospital in late January after a doctor discovered that Nohai, who had been suffering from stomach cramps, was pregnant, the BBC reports. Sex...

    Israeli Leader To Urge Putin To Oust Iran And Its Allies From Syria, Lebanon
    Mar09

    Israeli Leader To Urge Putin To Oust Iran And Its Allies From Syria, Lebanon

    Russia will be a center for diplomacy on March 9, hosting both the leaders of Israel and Turkey, as well as the foreign minister of Germany. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Women In Kyiv Say They March For Equality, Not Flowers And Compliments
    Mar09

    Women In Kyiv Say They March For Equality, Not Flowers And Compliments

    Nearly a thousand people marched through Kyiv on International Women’s Day calling for women to rise up, fight domestic violence, and demand equality. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...