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    Ukraine arrests Saakashvili in likely prelude to deportation
    Feb12

    Ukraine arrests Saakashvili in likely prelude to deportation

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    Dutch foreign minister admits lying about meeting Putin in 2006
    Feb12

    Dutch foreign minister admits lying about meeting Putin in 2006

    AMSTERDAM – Dutch Foreign Minister Halbe Zijlstra admitted on Monday that he lied about hearing Russian President Vladimir Putin make comments about plans for a ?greater Russia.? , While election campaigning two years ago, Zijlstra said that in 2006 he had been at Putin’s dacha when he heard the Kremlin leader speak of plans for a...

    Opposition leader Saakashvili detained in Kiev, facing deportation: spokeswoman
    Feb12

    Opposition leader Saakashvili detained in Kiev, facing deportation: spokeswoman

    KIEV (Reuters) – Ukrainian opposition leader Mikheil Saakashvili was detained in Kiev on Monday by unidentified people in camouflage, his spokeswoman said, adding that the intention might be to deport him from Ukraine. …read more Source:...

    Ex-Georgian president Saakashvili ‘kidnapped’ in Ukraine
    Feb12

    Ex-Georgian president Saakashvili ‘kidnapped’ in Ukraine

    Ukrainian opposition leader Mikheil Saakashvili has been detained in Kiev by unknown “kidnappers”, according to a post on the former Georgian leader’s official Facebook page and his spokeswoman. It…Click To Continue …read more Source: Daily...

    Saakashvili detained in Kiev
    Feb12

    Saakashvili detained in Kiev

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    Investigators search snow for clues to deadly Russian plane crash
    Feb12

    Investigators search snow for clues to deadly Russian plane crash

    STEPANOVSKOYE: Rescuers on Monday searched through deep snow for body parts and debris after a Russian passenger plane crashed near Moscow minutes after take-off, killing all 71 people on board, in the country’s deadliest air crash since 2016.The Antonov An-148 plane went down in a snow-covered field, making it difficult to access, with...

    Is it the coverup — or the crime? With Trump and Russia, we still can’t be sure
    Feb12

    Is it the coverup — or the crime? With Trump and Russia, we still can’t be sure

    (Credit: Getty/AP/Photo montage by Salon) This latest Trump White House scandal, involving one high-level staffer’s firing and another’s hasty resignation, after reports surfaced that they had been accused of domestic violence, has been infuriating. As is par for the course, the president stepped forward to defend Rob Porter, the man...

    Russian FSB Detains Ukrainian In Crimea On Suspicion Of Spying
    Feb12

    Russian FSB Detains Ukrainian In Crimea On Suspicion Of Spying

    Russia’s Federal Security Service (FSB) says it has detained a Ukrainian national in Russian-controlled Crimea on suspicion of espionage. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    The EU Embrace
    Feb10

    The EU Embrace

    EU enlargement used to be a big deal. It made academic careers, filled up newspaper columns, and set foreign ministries abuzz. Nowadays it is more of a niche subject. You do meet the odd Brussels think tanker or European Commission functionary who is enthused about Montenegro clearing benchmark X, Y or Z in its membership talks or eager to...

    Kyrgyzstan’s economic week Feb. 5 – 10, 2018
    Feb10

    Kyrgyzstan’s economic week Feb. 5 – 10, 2018

    Go ahead to freedom. Kyrgyzstan improved its position in the Economic Freedom Index – 2018 released by the Heritage Foundation. Kyrgyzstan ranked 78th moving from 89th. Among the neighboring countries, Kazakhstan has the best indexes by ranking 41st, Tajikistan is located in the 106th line, Uzbekistan occupies 152nd position....