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    Signatory to USSR’s Collapse Rejects Gorbachev, Putin Criticism
    Dec26

    Signatory to USSR’s Collapse Rejects Gorbachev, Putin Criticism

    The man who hosted the meeting that ended the Soviet Union is proud to say he was first to sign the declaration, known as the Belavezha Accords, followed by Russia’s Boris Yeltsin and Ukraine’s Leonid Kravchuk. “I did not think about it when I was signing, but when I studied the ‘Yugoslavia variant,’ I am pretty convinced...

    2016: The Year in Quotes
    Dec26

    2016: The Year in Quotes

    Here is the story of global politics in 2016, told through the mouths of our wise and glorious leaders.30. Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe: “I was dead, and I resurrected, as I always do.” Mugabe is African politics’ great survivor, literally. He is frequently declared dead by the local press. But he’ll be around bit longer. At 92,...

    Ukraine: The text of the resolution is balanced
    Dec26

    Ukraine: The text of the resolution is balanced

    Despite PM Netanyahu’s displeasure at Ukraine’s complicity in anti-Israel UN resolution’s passage, Ukraine stands by its vote. …read more Source: Arutz...

    How a Trump Economic Miscalculation Could Hammer His Pal Putin’s Economy
    Dec26

    How a Trump Economic Miscalculation Could Hammer His Pal Putin’s Economy

    Image: Donald Trump. Stock Photo. Pixabay.com Donald Trump’s munchkins would have us believe that the new American president is going to usher in a period of prosperity for the United States and the world. But Nobel Prize winner Paul Krugman and other top economists believe Trump will make policy mistakes that will touch off a global...

    Armenia: The Most Expensive Electricity in CIS
    Dec26

    Armenia: The Most Expensive Electricity in CIS

    As it is known, recently the RA Public Services Regulatory Commission has decided to reduce the electricity tariff in Armenia by 1.2 AMD. As a result, 1 kWh will cost 29.48 to 41.98 AMD (depending on the time of the day and voltage) for legal entities, and for residential subscribers it will make up 34.98 AMD (at night) and 44.98 in daytime. On...

    Parts of crashed Russian plane found in Black Sea
    Dec26

    Parts of crashed Russian plane found in Black Sea

    SOCHI, Russia: Russian rescuers found Monday the first parts of the Syria-bound military plane that plunged into the Black Sea, as officials said they do not suspect terrorism as the reason for the crash that killed 92 people on board. The Tu-154 jet, whose passengers included more than 60 members of the internationally-renowned Red Army Choir,...

    Ukraine’s Ambassador: If West recognizes Crimea Russia could give up on Kosovo
    Dec26

    Ukraine’s Ambassador: If West recognizes Crimea Russia could give up on Kosovo

    BELGRADE – Ukraine’s Ambassador Oleksandr Aleksandrovych has told the Belgrade-based daily Blic that his country’s position not to recognize Kosovo remains unchanged. However, he voiced his suspicion that Russia – which also does not recognize the unilateral declaration of this Serbian province’s independence – might “renounce...

    Ukraine’s Fragile Cease-Fire Holds For Third Day Despite Violations
    Dec26

    Ukraine’s Fragile Cease-Fire Holds For Third Day Despite Violations

    A new cease-fire negotiated between Ukraine’s government and Russia-backed separatists in the east held by a thread for a third day as both sides reported clashes near the strategic town of Debaltseve. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Ukraine hints conflict with Russia led it to back UN measure
    Dec26

    Ukraine hints conflict with Russia led it to back UN measure

    Kiev says anti-settlement Security Council motion, which led to Netanyahu canceling visit by Ukraine’s PM, won’t harm countries’ good ties …read more Source: The Times of...

    Fragile new Ukraine truce holds for third day
    Dec26

    Fragile new Ukraine truce holds for third day

    A new indefinite truce in Ukraine held by a thread for a third day Monday as both pro-Russian insurgents and Kiev reported clashes near a prized railroad hub but no deaths. …read more Source: The Daily...