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    Russia’s economy won’t be fixed by the removal of sanctions
    Jan31

    Russia’s economy won’t be fixed by the removal of sanctions

    It is the country’s capacity to change from within that will determine its economic prospects. Vladimir Putin has probably never looked forward to any year as much as he is looking forward to 2017. With Donald Trump settling into the White House and Europe in political disarray, the Russian President will feel that his decision to face down...

    NATO, Trump both want dialogue with Russia
    Jan31

    NATO, Trump both want dialogue with Russia

    BRUSSELS: US President Donald Trump and NATO both agree on the need for dialogue with Russia from a position of strength, alliance chief Jens Stoltenberg said Tuesday. Trump has badly rattled Europe with his softer line on Moscow and by calling into question Washington’s near-70 year commitment to an alliance he dubbed “obsolete” and an...

    Ukraine: Seven troops killed in clashes between separatist rebels and govt troops
    Jan31

    Ukraine: Seven troops killed in clashes between separatist rebels and govt troops

    …read more Source: The Indian...

    Yerevan recognized as affordable city for tourists
    Jan31

    Yerevan recognized as affordable city for tourists

    ArmInfo.Momondo British browsing system recognized Yerevan affordable for tourists. www.momondo.co.uk, an international air flights tickets booking system, published the rating of cities affordable for tourists in 2017. Yerevan Capital is also included in the list mentioned. The authors of the rating defined cities popular for tourism throughout...

    Russia: Iran missile test does not contravene UN resolution
    Jan31

    Russia: Iran missile test does not contravene UN resolution

    Moscow, Jan 31 : Russia today said that a reported ballistic missile test by Iran does not contravene a United Nations resolution on Tehran’s nuclear programme, after the US requested emergency UN consultations. “Such actions, if they took place, do not breach the resolution,” Russian deputy foreign minister Sergei Ryabkov told Interfax...

    NATO, Trump Both Want Dialogue with Russia: Stoltenberg
    Jan31

    NATO, Trump Both Want Dialogue with Russia: Stoltenberg

    US President Donald Trump and NATO both agree on the need for dialogue with Russia from a position of strength, alliance chief Jens Stoltenberg said Tuesday. Trump has badly rattled Europe with his softer line on Moscow and by calling into question Washington’s near-70 year commitment to an alliance he dubbed “obsolete” and an unfair burden...

    Kremlin says Kiev undermined peace deal with east Ukraine fighting
    Jan31

    Kremlin says Kiev undermined peace deal with east Ukraine fighting

    MOSCOW – The Kremlin on Tuesday accused Ukrainian-backed forces of undermining a peace deal over eastern Ukraine by launching an attack there on pro-Russian rebels the previous day. On a conference call with reporters, Kremlin spokesman Dmitry… …read more Source:...

    Donald Trump’s Big League Balkans Problem
    Jan31

    Donald Trump’s Big League Balkans Problem

    The first victim of Trump-induced instability might not be Ukraine, or the Baltics – but tiny Kosovo. …read more Source: Foreign...

    Catching up with Jelena Milić
    Jan31

    Catching up with Jelena Milić

    Jelena Milić, a member of the POLITICO28 who runs the Belgrade-based think tank Center for Euro-Atlantic Studies, is one of the staunchest advocates for Serbian membership of both the EU and NATO. Interview highlights below; full interview text here. On EU-Serbia relations: Serbia’s Prime Minister Aleksandar Vučić...

    At least 7 killed as fighting in Ukraine intensifies again
    Jan31

    At least 7 killed as fighting in Ukraine intensifies again

    Fighting between government troops and separatist rebels in eastern Ukraine escalated on Tuesday, killing at least seven people overnight, injuring many more and trapping 200 coal miners underground, the warring sides reported. …read more Source:...