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    Russia is making a show of leaving the International Criminal Court
    Nov16

    Russia is making a show of leaving the International Criminal Court

    Vladimir Putin ordered on Wednesday that Russia withdraw its signature from the founding statue of the International Criminal Court. The move followed criticism from the court regarding the country’s annexation of Crimea, and called for an investigation into its airstrikes in Syria. Russia’s withdrawal comes just weeks after three...

    European leaders and Obama to discuss Russia sanctions in Berlin – sources
    Nov16

    European leaders and Obama to discuss Russia sanctions in Berlin – sources

    BERLIN (Reuters) – European leaders and President Barack Obama will discuss on Friday an extension of the sanctions imposed on Russia for its intervention in Ukraine, as well as possible new sanctions for its bombing in Syria, multiple sources familiar with the plans said. …read more Source: The...

    Russia withdraws from International Criminal Court
    Nov16

    Russia withdraws from International Criminal Court

    President Vladimir Putin signed an executive order today removing Russia’s signature from the International Criminal Court’s (ICC) founding treaty, piling pressure on a court that is already reeling from withdrawals by some African countries. Moscow never ratified the treaty, which it signed in 2000, meaning it never became a member...

    ICC supporters call for unity after withdrawals, Russia snub
    Nov16

    ICC supporters call for unity after withdrawals, Russia snub

    THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — Supporters of the International Criminal Court appealed for unity Wednesday in the aftermath of three African nations announcing plans to withdraw and Russia symbolically turning its back on the court. The departures of the African states — South Africa, Burundi and Gambia — buzzed through the corridors on the first...

    ICC supporters call for unity after withdrawals, Russia snub
    Nov16

    ICC supporters call for unity after withdrawals, Russia snub

    The court’s chief prosecutor, Fatou Bensouda, sought to downplay the impact of the departures, saying, “this is not a crisis for the Rome Statute system, but a set-back in our joint efforts towards achieving a more peaceful and just world.” Human Rights Watch urged member states not to water down the court’s core...

    Punches thrown in Ukrainian parliament as MPs get personal
    Nov16

    Punches thrown in Ukrainian parliament as MPs get personal

    Two Ukrainian lawmakers get involved in a fistfight after one accuses the other of having ties to Russia. …read more Source: USA...

    Ukraine calls for visa-free travel as EU drags its feet
    Nov16

    Ukraine calls for visa-free travel as EU drags its feet

    Ukraine has been the heart of a dispute between the West and Russia …read more Source: Gulf...

    Belarus’ stance on Ukraine remains unchanged
    Nov16

    Belarus’ stance on Ukraine remains unchanged

    The Belarusian Ministry of Foreign Affairs spokesman said: “Belarus’ stance on Ukraine has not changed at all. We strongly believe that how human rights are discussed in the United Nations Organization has no bearing on the matter of Ukraine’s territorial integrity.” …read more Source:...

    Urusi yajitoa ICC
    Nov16

    Urusi yajitoa ICC

    Moscow, UrusiVladimir Putin ametoa amri kwa Urusi kujitoa rasmi katika mkatabawa Roma ulioanzisha mahakama ya kimataifa ya makosa ya kivita ya ICC. Picha: Mikhail Metzel/TASS Urusi imesema kwamba inaondoa rasmi saini yake kutoka kwenye sheria inayounda mahakama ya kimataifa ya uhalifu wa kivita, ICC, siku moja baada ya mahakama hiyo kuchapisha...

    Armenian office of "European Legal Service" opened in Yerevan
    Nov16

    Armenian office of "European Legal Service" opened in Yerevan

    ArmInfo. The opening ceremony of the “European Legal Service” representation office took place in Yerevan. Russia’s Ambassador to Armenia Ivan Volinkin stressed in his welcome speech the importance of opening the branch of the company with 100% of Russian capital. According to the Russian diplomat the service is one of the...