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    Despite Trump, US lawmakers want response to Russia
    Nov16

    Despite Trump, US lawmakers want response to Russia

    Senior Democratic and Republican U.S. lawmakers want Washington to respond to Russia’s alleged interference in the U.S. election and actions in Ukraine and Syria, despite Republican President-elect Donald Trump’s calls to improve relations. …read more Source: Channel...

    Russia quits International Criminal Court
    Nov16

    Russia quits International Criminal Court

    Russian President Vladimir Putin has this week signed a decree on Russia withdrawing from the International Criminal Court, after a number of African nations turned their back the court and following a UN panel discussed alleged rights abuses in Russia-annexed Crimea. …read more Source: Baltic News...

    Russia withdraws from International Criminal Court after being called out over Crimea invasion
    Nov16

    Russia withdraws from International Criminal Court after being called out over Crimea invasion

    Russia announced its withdrawal Wednesday from the International Criminal Court within hours of being rebuked by the ICC for effectively creating an international armed conflict upon its invasion of Ukraine. The decision to part ways was revealed by the Kremlin through a presidential decree issued Wednesday which said Russia will …...

    No better US ambassador for Prague than Trump’s ex-wife, says Czech President Milos Zeman
    Nov16

    No better US ambassador for Prague than Trump’s ex-wife, says Czech President Milos Zeman

    Czech President Milos Zeman has thrown his support behind a bid by Ivana Trump, the ex-wife of US President-elect Donald Trump, to become the next ambassador to the country of her birth. “They could not send a better U.S. ambassador to Prague,” Zeman told her in a telephone call on Wednesday, the president’s office said in a...

    Rapporteur calls on Turkish authorities to release journalists unless indicted for participating in terrorist activities
    Nov16

    Rapporteur calls on Turkish authorities to release journalists unless indicted for participating in terrorist activities

    Returning from a visit to Ankara and Istanbul (Turkey) on 14 November 2016, Rapporteur Volodymyr Ariev (Ukraine, EPP/CD) on “attacks against journalists and media freedom in Europe” made the following statement: “For the preparation of my report, I visited Ankara … …read more Source:...

    Sources: European leaders and Obama to discuss Russia sanctions in Berlin
    Nov16

    Sources: European leaders and Obama to discuss Russia sanctions in Berlin

    A German official said the plan was to agree a rollover of EU sanctions against Russia, which are due to expire at the end of January. …read more Source: Eyewitness...

    Ukraine tests its own missile
    Nov16

    Ukraine tests its own missile

    …read more Source: NEWS.am

    Russia withdraws from international war crimes court
    Nov16

    Russia withdraws from international war crimes court

    Russia formally withdrew from the International Criminal Court (ICC) on Wednesday with a decree from President Vladimir Putin. The decision follows an ICC report released Monday that mounts a legal argument for alleged crimes Russia committed during the conflict in Ukraine. The Crimean conflict began “when the Russian Federation deployed members...

    Obama’s Never-Ending Lecture Tour
    Nov16

    Obama’s Never-Ending Lecture Tour

    President Obama, who has done less for Europe than any American president since Calvin Coolidge, cannot stop telling Europeans what to do. As he sets out on his final European tour as president, with his political party back home in a state of near collapse, and with Putin inflicting yet another painful humiliation on the least successful...

    Russia latest to reject authority of International Criminal Court amid scrutiny of Crimea annexation
    Nov16

    Russia latest to reject authority of International Criminal Court amid scrutiny of Crimea annexation

    Russia appeared on course Wednesday to become the latest nation to snub the International Criminal Court, sending a signal of defiance after a UN panel cited rights abuses and other complaints linked to Russia’s annexation of Crimea more than two years ago. The decree to formally withdraw from the ICC, signed by President Vladimir Putin,...