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    Ukraine national team’s fans set Serbian flag on fire
    Nov16

    Ukraine national team’s fans set Serbian flag on fire

    Supporters of Ukraine’s national football team have burned a Serbian flag during a friendly match played between the two countries.Sputnik is reporting this citing local media. …read more Source:...

    Repairing the U.S.-Russia Relationship
    Nov16

    Repairing the U.S.-Russia Relationship

    I was part of the second panel at TAC‘s foreign policy conference yesterday on U.S.-Russian relations. Here are the remarks I gave: U.S.-Russian relations are worse than they have been at any point since the end of the Cold War, and both governments have defined their interests in Syria and Ukraine in such a way that it is difficult to see how...

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

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

    The Ukrainian parliament called on the European Union on Wednesday to grant the former Soviet republic visa-free travel, a day before the bloc is due to debate the matter, with sources pointing to hesitation on the side of Germany and France. …read more Source: Channel...

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

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

    KIEV/BRUSSELS (Reuters) – The Ukrainian parliament called on the European Union on Wednesday to grant the former Soviet republic visa-free travel, a day before the bloc is due to debate the matter, with sources pointing to hesitation on the side of Germany and France. …read more Source: The...

    Putin withdraws Russia from International Criminal Court
    Nov16

    Putin withdraws Russia from International Criminal Court

    Putin’s decree, published Wednesday on the Kremlin’s website, comes a day after the U.N. General Assembly’s human rights committee approved a resolution condemning Russia’s “temporary occupation of Crimea” and condemned Russia for rights abuses such as discrimination against some Crimeans. …read more...

    Bikershop expanding abroad
    Nov16

    Bikershop expanding abroad

    Bikershop, the fledgling Polish distributor of sports equipment, announced on Wednesday that it plans to expand its operations to Ukraine and Czechia in the coming year. The company’s CEO stated that the moves would take place in spite of halting expansion in Poland. “Last year, we opened two new stores, and (this year), one new… This...

    Putin withdraws Russia from International Criminal Court
    Nov16

    Putin withdraws Russia from International Criminal Court

    MOSCOW (AP) — Russian President Vladimir Putin has signed a decree to withdraw Russia from the International Criminal Court, which rules on such grave charges as genocide and crimes against humanity. Putin’s decree, published Wednesday on the Kremlin’s website, comes a day after the U.N. General Assembly’s human rights committee...

    The European Union to hold conference on fighting corruption
    Nov16

    The European Union to hold conference on fighting corruption

    On 17-18 November 2016 at Hyatt Hotel in Bishkek the Delegation of the European Union to the Kyrgyz Republic will hold an annual Seminar for Civil Society Organisations on fighting corruption. The seminar will gather more than 200 participants from all over Kyrgyzstan in representation of civil society organisations, professional associations,...

    Op-Ed Contributor: Why Ukraine Is Losing the War on Corruption
    Nov16

    Op-Ed Contributor: Why Ukraine Is Losing the War on Corruption

    I know from Georgia the challenges of reforming a post-Soviet state, but the leadership in Kiev is failing to rein in its kleptocrats. …read more Source: The New York...

    UN Panel Condemns Rights Abuses In Crimea, Calls For Monitoring
    Nov16

    UN Panel Condemns Rights Abuses In Crimea, Calls For Monitoring

    A United Nations panel has condemned human rights abuses in Crimea and pressed Russia to allow UN monitors to visit the Ukrainian territory it annexed in 2014. The UN General Assemblys human rights …read more Source: Big News...