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    Latvia keeps €50m believed stolen from Ukraine
    Sep12

    Latvia keeps €50m believed stolen from Ukraine

    Latvia has got a windfall of €50 million to add to its state budget after seizing cash believed to have been stolen from Ukrainian state coffers, investigative news show De Facto reported September 11. …read more Source:...

    Ukraine returns paintings stolen from Netherlands in 2005
    Sep12

    Ukraine returns paintings stolen from Netherlands in 2005

    Five of the paintings stolen from the Westfries Museum in Hoorn in 2005, will soon be returning to the Netherlands. The Ukraine will hand them over to the Dutch embassy in Kiev and a Dutch expert is traveling to the Ukraine this week to assess their authenticity and condition The post Ukraine returns paintings stolen from Netherlands in 2005...

    Museum hopeful stolen paintings in Ukraine will be home soon
    Sep12

    Museum hopeful stolen paintings in Ukraine will be home soon

    Five paintings stolen from a museum in Friesland more than a decade ago could be back home within weeks after… …read more Source:...

    Obama’s Nuclear Deal Invalidated UN Resolutions That Curb Iran
    Sep12

    Obama’s Nuclear Deal Invalidated UN Resolutions That Curb Iran

    The Obama administration has quietly voiced warnings that its putative deal with the Russian government is at a breaking point, and said it is running out of patience over Moscow’s prevarication and failed promises on Syria. However, there is a clear contradiction between the stance of the US defense secretary, Ashton Carter, who is skeptic...

    Illegally acquired money from Ukraine adds Latvia’s state budget
    Sep12

    Illegally acquired money from Ukraine adds Latvia’s state budget

    In the investigation regarding the possible laundering of money embezzled from Ukraine’s state budget using Latvian commercial banks has yet to yield any suspects. As a result of multiple court hearings, nearly EUR 50 million has been declared illegal funds and has been added to Latvia’s state budget, as reported by De Facto programme...

    World Chess Olympiad – Round 9 Highlights
    Sep12

    World Chess Olympiad – Round 9 Highlights

    In round 9 of Baku Chess Olympiad the team of Ukraine found its way back to the top of the crosstable after narrowly defeating India. India’s hero from the yesterday’s round, Sethuraman, lost to Korobov in the only decisive game of the match. …read more Source:...

    Igor Boki takes bronze in Rio
    Sep12

    Igor Boki takes bronze in Rio

    The Belarusian clocked 1:06.71 seconds to finish third in the S13 men’s 100m breaststroke. Oleksii Fedyna of Ukraine and Firdavsbek Musabekov of Uzbekistan both touched in 1:04.94 to take gold. …read more Source:...

    An Opposition Member Has Been Elected to Belarus’ Parliament For the First Time in 20 Years
    Sep12

    An Opposition Member Has Been Elected to Belarus’ Parliament For the First Time in 20 Years

    Elections in Belarus on Sunday landed an opposition party member a seat in the country’s parliament for the first time in two decades, in a closely monitored poll that could signal better relations with the West. Anna Konopatskaya, a member of the opposition United Civil Party, and Elena Anisim — an independent candidate who reportedly has...

    Russia Re-Emerges as a Great Power in the Middle East
    Sep12

    Russia Re-Emerges as a Great Power in the Middle East

    For the leader of an ex-global power whose economy is in disarray, Vladimir Putin is having a pretty good 2016. His ships sail the South China Sea, supporting China’s defiance of international law. The Japanese Prime Minister brushes Washington’s protests aside to meet with him. Putin’s Russia digs itself more thoroughly into...

    Bulgaria caught between NATO and the Kremlin
    Sep12

    Bulgaria caught between NATO and the Kremlin

    Bulgaria’s impending presidential election is a tempting opportunity for Russia to try to haul a vulnerable eastern European country back into its strategic orbit. Rumen Radev — a daredevil MiG-29 jet pilot — is the candidate who has set alarm bells ringing over Sofia’s ties to Moscow. A loop-the-looping highlight at airshows, he is...