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    Dutch court orders return of Crimea treasures to Ukraine
    Dec14

    Dutch court orders return of Crimea treasures to Ukraine

    Dutch judges ruled on Wednesday that “the objects must go to Ukraine, the artifacts’ country of origin and cultural heritage.” …read more Source:...

    Europe pivots to Russia as capitalist dreams turn to revenge
    Dec14

    Europe pivots to Russia as capitalist dreams turn to revenge

    This time next year, the United States and probably France, two of the world’s great democracies, might be led by admirers of Russian president Vladimir Putin. These countries will follow Hungary, the Czech Republic, Slovakia and most recently, Bulgaria and Moldova: Eastern European nations that have elected leaders advocating closer ties...

    Tillerson is no Putin stooge – but he is a potential embarrassment
    Dec14

    Tillerson is no Putin stooge – but he is a potential embarrassment

    Rex Tillerson’s official nomination by Donald Trump to be the next secretary of state has led to predictable outcry about having the former Exxon CEO in the White House. But most of this commentary is as malodorously confused as smoke emitted by a Texan oil refinery. Just about the only person who hasn’t expressed an opinion is Nigel...

    Belarus vows to do everything to restore peace in Ukraine
    Dec14

    Belarus vows to do everything to restore peace in Ukraine

    “Ukrainian leadership have stated repeatedly that they positively evaluate Belarus’ role in organizing the negotiations aimed at resolving the situation in Ukraine’s east. In turn, Belarus will continue doing everything possible for restoring peace in the brotherly country,” said the Ambassador of Belarus. …read more Source:...

    Kremlin: Blaming Russia for Brexit “Unprofessional” and “Primitive”
    Dec14

    Kremlin: Blaming Russia for Brexit “Unprofessional” and “Primitive”

    The Kremlin has said that attempts to blame Brexit on the Russian government indicate that U.K. politicians “lack professionalism and are not very successful”, following the remarks of a British former cabinet minister. Ben Bradshaw, an MP for the Labour party, said Tuesday that Russian hackers “probably” swayed the Brexit vote. “We...

    Crimea treasures must be returned to Ukraine — Dutch court
    Dec14

    Crimea treasures must be returned to Ukraine — Dutch court

    Four Crimean museums launched a joint legal bid in November 2014 …read more Source: Gulf...

    Italy says Syria endgame to shape EU-Russia ties
    Dec14

    Italy says Syria endgame to shape EU-Russia ties

    ROME: Italy’s new prime minister sees European Union relations with Russia being “defined” by unfolding events in Syria and a Donald Trump-led United States as his top ally on the global stage. Paolo Gentiloni, the successor to Matteo Renzi, told parliament on Tuesday that this week’s summit of European Union leaders in Brussels would...

    Leaders urge to prolong sanctions on Russia, while no EU state appealed for
    Dec14

    Leaders urge to prolong sanctions on Russia, while no EU state appealed for

    European Union diplomats say EU leaders are highly likely to extend economic sanctions against Russia until July 31, 2017. …read more Source:...

    Ambassador: Belarus interested in stable polite relations with EU, NATO
    Dec14

    Ambassador: Belarus interested in stable polite relations with EU, NATO

    “Belarus is a member of the Eurasian Economic Union and the Collective Security Treaty Organization. But we do not see this contradict our objective interest in developing stable mutually polite relations with the EU and NATO, the integration with which is a priority for Ukraine,” said Igor Sokol. …read more Source:...

    Crimean gold artefacts must go back to Ukraine, Dutch court rules
    Dec14

    Crimean gold artefacts must go back to Ukraine, Dutch court rules

    Kiev argued for return of treasures, which were on loan to Amsterdam museum when Russia seized the peninsula in 2014 A priceless collection of gold artefacts from Crimea that was on loan to a Dutch museum when Russia seized the peninsula must be returned to Ukraine and not Crimea, a Dutch court has ruled, in a judgment likely to anger Moscow.Kiev...