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    SOCAR Ukraine Energy joins Canadian-registered consortium
    Mar09

    SOCAR Ukraine Energy joins Canadian-registered consortium

    SOCAR Energy Ukraine Ltd., a subsidiary of Azerbaijan’s state oil company SOCAR has joined Oil and Gas Blockchain-Based Consortium of Canadian-registered Petrobloq company, said a message from Petrobloq. …read more Source:...

    Thousands Worldwide March For Rights, Denounce Abuse On Women’s Day
    Mar09

    Thousands Worldwide March For Rights, Denounce Abuse On Women’s Day

    Thousands of women marched in Pakistan, Afghanistan, Iran, Kosovo, Ukraine, and elsewhere around the globe on International Women’s Day, demanding equal rights and denouncing harassment and abuse …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Forget Russia, What About Qatar?
    Mar09

    Forget Russia, What About Qatar?

    Daniel Greenfield, a Shillman Journalism Fellow at the Freedom Center, is an investigative journalist and writer focusing on the radical left and Islamic terrorism. There hasn’t been a sudden explosion of paranoia and fear about Russia like this since Sputnik. In the ‘12 election debates, Obama had breezily dismissed Romney’s...

    Watch, Europa League: Atletico cruise to victory, Dortmund suffer shock home defeat
    Mar09

    Watch, Europa League: Atletico cruise to victory, Dortmund suffer shock home defeat

    Arsenal turned the form book upside down and gave manager Arsene Wenger much-needed respite with a shock 2-0 win away to AC Milan in the Europa League on Thursday. The London side, who had lost their last four games in all competitions and were facing a Milan team unbeaten in 13 matches, stunned the San Siro with first-half goals from Henrikh...

    Latvian ambassador: Dialogue with Russia to be difficult also after presidential elections
    Mar09

    Latvian ambassador: Dialogue with Russia to be difficult also after presidential elections

    The dialogue with Russia will be difficult also after presidential elections because there are no signs that Russia might change its attitude towards Ukraine and would like to start implementing the Minsk agreement, said Latvian Ambassador to Russia Maris Riekstins in an interview with commercial LNT television, cites LETA. …read more...

    How Ukraine became the Wild East of cryptocurrencies
    Mar09

    How Ukraine became the Wild East of cryptocurrencies

    KIEV — Welcome to Europe’s Wild East. Forty-year-old Pavel Lerner, the CEO of Exmo Finance, a popular bitcoin exchange, was leaving his office on the day after Christmas when he was accosted and dragged into a black Mercedes-Benz by armed men in balaclavas. The leading Russian blockchain expert was released 48 hours later after paying a...

    It’s Time to Get Over Our Russophilia
    Mar09

    It’s Time to Get Over Our Russophilia

    Unless there is a late surge for Communist Party candidate Pavel Grudinin, who is running in second place with 7 percent, Vladimir Putin will be re-elected president of Russia for another six years on March 18. Once he is, we must decide whether to continue on course into a second Cold War, or to engage Russia, as every president sought to do in...

    Ex-Trump campaign head Manafort pleads not guilty in second case
    Mar09

    Ex-Trump campaign head Manafort pleads not guilty in second case

    WASHINGTON: Former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort pleaded not guilty Thursday to charges of bank and tax fraud in special prosecutor Robert Mueller’s sprawling Russia meddling probe. Answering the second set of charges brought against him by Mueller’s team, Manafort asked the federal court in Alexandria, Virginia for a jury...

    More women are in charge of Jewish groups in the former Soviet Union, thanks to a communist legacy
    Mar09

    More women are in charge of Jewish groups in the former Soviet Union, thanks to a communist legacy

    Anna Grigolaya, left, with her son and daughter. (Courtesy of Grigolaya) (JTA) — For a man to gallantly open a door for a female stranger is neither common nor universally appreciated in Ukraine, where gender salary gaps used to be illegal and female tank crews fought the Nazis. Throughout the former Soviet Union, the communist revolution...

    Georgia Mulls Expedited NATO Membership Strategy
    Mar09

    Georgia Mulls Expedited NATO Membership Strategy

    Georgian legislators in Tbilisi are mulling an expedited North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) membership strategy following nearly a decade of frustrated efforts to join the military alliance. NATO leaders pledged in 2008 to secure membership for Georgia and Ukraine but stopped short of granting the former Soviet republics Membership Action...