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    Russian, Austrian FMs discuss peacekeeping mission in Ukraine – RIA
    Apr20

    Russian, Austrian FMs discuss peacekeeping mission in Ukraine – RIA

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said on Friday after meeting his Austrian counterpart Karin Kneissl that they had discussed the possibility of the deployment of a peacekeeping mission in east Ukraine, the RIA news agency reported. …read more Source: The...

    Kolga: We need to stop Russia’s cyber and disinformation campaign now
    Apr20

    Kolga: We need to stop Russia’s cyber and disinformation campaign now

    This week, the so-called “Five Eyes” security group – Britain, Australia, New Zealand, the United States and Canada – met to talk about cyber attacks, mostly from Russia. The U.S. and U.K. also issued a warning that Russia has been heavily involved in cyber and disinformation attacks. It can no longer be ignored that Canada is one target of...

    Rare glimpse of Assad family ties to Russia in kids’ stay at seaside camp
    Apr20

    Rare glimpse of Assad family ties to Russia in kids’ stay at seaside camp

    News that Russia hosted the teenage children of Bashar al-Assad at a lavishly-rebuilt Black Sea summer camp in Crimea last year has given a rare glimpse into the personal lives of the Syrian president’s family and his close relationship to Moscow. …read more Source:...

    LIVE. Day 8. Citizens detained in different parts of Yerevan (updated)
    Apr20

    LIVE. Day 8. Citizens detained in different parts of Yerevan (updated)

    13.50 The demonstrators headed by Nikol Pashinyan have reached Kievyan Bridge. Here are three big trucks closing Halabyan-Kievyan bridge road, stating that the cars have been damaged. Drivers joined the march. Yerevan Deputy Police Chief Valery Osipyan told truck drivers that the things they did were not good. 12.57 Nikol Pashinyan and the...

    Participants of "Take a step, refuse Serzh" paralyzed the street  traffic in Yerevan 
    Apr20

    Participants of "Take a step, refuse Serzh" paralyzed the street  traffic in Yerevan 

    ArmInfo.Today, on April 20, the participants of the “Take a step, refuse Serzhu” initiative blocked the roads in almost all parts of the city. Participants marched paralyzed almost the entire city. Everywhere, on all those sections of the city, where protesters block the streets, the police are approaching. However, since the marches...

    Ukraine moves to split church from Russia as elections approach
    Apr20

    Ukraine moves to split church from Russia as elections approach

    Ukraine’s Orthodox Church could become independent of Moscow under the terms of a presidential initiative lawmakers approved on Thursday, a move that President Petro Poroshenko … …read more Source: The Japan...

    U.S. national security aide tells Russia conditions for better ties
    Apr20

    U.S. national security aide tells Russia conditions for better ties

    The new U.S. national security adviser has told Russia’s U.S. ambassador that Moscow must address U.S. concerns on election meddling, the “reckless” nerve-agent attack in Britain, and the situations in Ukraine and Syria before relations can substantially improve. …read more Source: Macedonian Information...

    Top Russian, NATO generals hold rare face-to-face meeting
    Apr20

    Top Russian, NATO generals hold rare face-to-face meeting

    MOSCOW: The head of Russia’s military general staff and NATO’s supreme allied commander held a rare face-to-face meeting on Thursday to try to ease the worst East-West tensions since the Cold War. US Army General Curtis Scaparrotti and Valery Gerasimov met in Baku, Azerbaijan, less than a week after the United States, Britain and...

    Assad is in a weaker position than most think
    Apr20

    Assad is in a weaker position than most think

    For all the furore about last week’s missile strikes on Syria, they were were strikingly limited in scope. Far from the “big price” boasted about by Donald Trump, the attacks focused very narrowly on three sites linked to the Assad regime’s chemical weapons programme. Targets were chosen both to avoid collateral damage and, more...

    Montenegro Sanctions Target Ukraine Ex-President’s Son
    Apr20

    Montenegro Sanctions Target Ukraine Ex-President’s Son

    Montenegro has updated its sanctions list targeting those allegedly involved in financial crimes in Ukraine to include the son of Ukraine’s ousted president, Viktor Yanukovych. …read more Source: Balkan...