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    Freeland’s view of global clash of ideologies has Putin, Russia at its heart
    Apr20

    Freeland’s view of global clash of ideologies has Putin, Russia at its heart

    OTTAWA — Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland sees the clash between the forces of democracy and authoritarianism as a defining conflict of our time, and she blames one country that she knows extremely well — Russia. That world view will form the frame for Freeland and her fellow G7 foreign ministers as they meet Sunday to tackle the...

    Al-Khalil calls on states participating in YIEF 2018 to participate in reconstruction in Syria
    Apr20

    Al-Khalil calls on states participating in YIEF 2018 to participate in reconstruction in Syria

    Yalta/Crimea, SANA – Economy and Foreign Trade Minister Samer al-Khalil called on the representatives of the states participating in the 4th Yalta International Economic Forum (YIEF 2018) to participate in the reconstruction process in Syria. In a speech on Friday at the General Assembly of YIEF 2018, al-Khalil said that the Syrian government is...

    U.S. Slams Russia, Iran As ‘Morally Reprehensible’ For Continued Rights Violations
    Apr20

    U.S. Slams Russia, Iran As ‘Morally Reprehensible’ For Continued Rights Violations

    A new U.S. State Department report has labeled the governments of Russia, Iran, China, and North Korea as “morally reprehensible” with human rights violations on a daily basis, making them “forces of instability.” …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    New initiative to employ Ukrainians legally inaugurated
    Apr20

    New initiative to employ Ukrainians legally inaugurated

    A new campaign aimed at ensuring fair and transparent employment for Ukrainian workers called “Partnership and employment” was inaugurated during the Baltic Business Forum in Świnoujście on April 20. Both Polish and Ukrainian employers’ organizations and employment agencies have joined the initiative which seeks to eliminate unfair...

    Trump Fundraiser Offered Russian Gas Company Plan to Get Sanctions Lifted for $26 Million
    Apr20

    Trump Fundraiser Offered Russian Gas Company Plan to Get Sanctions Lifted for $26 Million

    Shortly after President Donald Trump was inaugurated last year, top Republican fundraiser Elliott Broidy offered Russian gas giant Novatek a $26 million lobbying plan aimed at removing the company from a U.S. sanctions list, according to documents obtained by The Intercept. Broidy is a Trump associate who was deputy finance chair of the...

    Countering a Kleptocratic Kremlin
    Apr20

    Countering a Kleptocratic Kremlin

    With every passing week we have new evidence of the threat that Vladimir Putin’s kleptocracy poses to our democracy, our national security, and the entire liberal world order. Putin’s regime—something akin to an organized crime ring masquerading as a state—has looted the wealth of Russia, subjugated its people, attacked neighboring...

    Democratic party files lawsuit against Russia, Trump campaign, alleging conspiracy to influence the election
    Apr20

    Democratic party files lawsuit against Russia, Trump campaign, alleging conspiracy to influence the election

    By Tom Hamburger,Rosalind S. Helderman and Ellen Nakashima | The Washington Post The Democratic National Committee filed a multimillion-dollar lawsuit Friday against the Russian government, the Trump campaign and the WikiLeaks organization alleging a far-reaching conspiracy to disrupt the 2016 campaign and tilt the election to Donald Trump. The...

    The Economist: Armenia`s unpopular president makes himself prime  minister
    Apr20

    The Economist: Armenia`s unpopular president makes himself prime  minister

    ArmInfo. The Economist writes: “I BELIEVE that one person must not aspire to the reins of power more than twice in a lifetime,” Serzh Sargsyan, then president of Armenia, declared in 2014. But the unpopular Mr Sargsyan, whose second (and final) consecutive term as president expired on April 9th, was just kidding. On April 17th the...

    European lawmakers demand Russia World Cup boycott
    Apr20

    European lawmakers demand Russia World Cup boycott

    BRUSSELS: A group of EU lawmakers on Friday urged the bloc’s leaders to boycott this year’s football World Cup in Russia to protest over Moscow’s “mockery of European values”. The 60 MEPs said all European Union countries should follow the lead of Britain and non-EU member Iceland in refusing to send official...

    European lawmakers demand Russia World Cup boycott
    Apr20

    European lawmakers demand Russia World Cup boycott

    BRUSSELS – A group of EU lawmakers on Friday urged the bloc’s leaders to boycott this year’s football World Cup in Russia to protest over Moscow’s “mockery of European values”, reports BSS. The 60 MEPs said all European Union countries should follow the lead of Britain and non-EU member Iceland in refusing to send official...