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    Russian performance artist requests asylum in France
    Jan16

    Russian performance artist requests asylum in France

    MOSCOW (AP) — A controversial Russian performance artist said on Monday has requested asylum in France after being informed of rape accusations against him. Pyotr Pavlensky faced two trials in Russia last year on vandalism charges for stunts in Moscow and St. Petersburg. In one, he set fire to the doors of the headquarters of the Russian security...

    Biden Urges Continued U.S. Backing of Ukraine, Russia Sanctions
    Jan16

    Biden Urges Continued U.S. Backing of Ukraine, Russia Sanctions

    Outgoing U.S. Vice-President Joe Biden urged the incoming Trump administration to continue to be a strong supporter of Ukraine. During his sixth and final official visit in Kyiv on January 16, Biden met Ukraine’s President Petro Poroshenko, as protesters outside called for more action to combat corruption in the country. (RFE/RL’s...

    Donald Trump offers ‘some good deals’ to Russia over sanctions – with a catch
    Jan16

    Donald Trump offers ‘some good deals’ to Russia over sanctions – with a catch

    US President-elect Donald Trump will propose offering to end sanctions imposed on Russia over its annexation of Crimea in return for a nuclear arms reduction deal with Moscow, he told The Times of London. …read more Source:...

    Russia and Ukraine head for $3 bln debt showdown in English court
    Jan16

    Russia and Ukraine head for $3 bln debt showdown in English court

    A $3 billion dispute between two adversarial governments will come to a head in an English court on Jan. 17 when Russia and Ukraine meet for a first hearing in their legal battle over a politically charged eurobond …read more Source: Hurriyet Daily...

    Stanislav Bogdanovich wins tournament after Andranik Margaryan
    Jan16

    Stanislav Bogdanovich wins tournament after Andranik Margaryan

    International master Stanislav Bogdanovich has gained victory in this year chess tournament after the RA former Prime Minister Andranik Margaryan. Today in the final 9th round held in Chess Academy of Armenia, Ukrainian chess player defeated last year’s winner, Russian chess player Davit Paravyan, scored 6.5 points and surpassed Artsakh GM...

    Trump’s offer to Russia: an end to sanctions for nuclear arms cut
    Jan16

    Trump’s offer to Russia: an end to sanctions for nuclear arms cut

    LONDON: US President-elect Donald Trump will propose offering to end sanctions imposed on Russia over its annexation of Crimea in return for a nuclear arms reduction deal with Moscow, he told The Times of London. Criticising previous US foreign policy in an interview published on Monday, he described the US-led invasion of Iraq in 2003 as...

    Moscow and Kiev head for $3 billion debt showdown in English court
    Jan16

    Moscow and Kiev head for $3 billion debt showdown in English court

    …read more Source: The Indian...

    Trump’s offer to Russia: an end to sanctions for nuclear arms cut – London Times
    Jan16

    Trump’s offer to Russia: an end to sanctions for nuclear arms cut – London Times

    LONDON (Reuters) – U.S. President-elect Donald Trump will propose offering to end sanctions imposed on Russia over its annexation of Crimea in return for a nuclear arms reduction deal with Moscow, he told The Times of London. …read more Source: Libya...

    Russian ‘scrotum protest’ artist seeks asylum in France
    Jan16

    Russian ‘scrotum protest’ artist seeks asylum in France

    KIEV – Russian dissident artist Pyotr Pavlensky, whose protests against the state have included nailing his scrotum to Moscow’s Red Square, has said he plans to seek asylum in France. Pavlensky, 32, fled to Ukraine with his partner last month to avoid being sent to prison on what he said were trumped-up allegations of committing a sex...

    Russian ‘scrotum protest’ artist seeks asylum in France
    Jan16

    Russian ‘scrotum protest’ artist seeks asylum in France

    KIEV – Russian dissident artist Pyotr Pavlensky, whose protests against the state have included nailing his scrotum to Moscow’s Red Square, has said he plans to seek asylum in France. Pavlensky, 32, fled to Ukraine with his partner last month… …read more Source:...