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    For Whom the Wall Fell? A Balance Sheet of the Transition to Capitalism
    Dec07

    For Whom the Wall Fell? A Balance Sheet of the Transition to Capitalism

    Twenty-five years after the fall of the Berlin Wall, what does the balance sheet of so-called “transition” countries (even if the term is no longer fully adequate) look like? For me, that issue has dual personal relevance. First, I am originally from one of them (Serbia). And second, I worked on most of these countries in the 1990s at the World...

    Saakashvili freed from police van by supporters after arrest
    Dec07

    Saakashvili freed from police van by supporters after arrest

    KIEV — Masked members of Ukraine’s security services arrested Mikheil Saakashvili, the former Georgian president and now Ukrainian opposition figure, in an early morning raid Tuesday. However, his supporters managed to free him from a police van before he could be taken away. The raid on his apartment unleashed chaotic scenes, as throngs of...

    G7 ambassadors in Ukraine closely follow situation around Saakashvili
    Dec07

    G7 ambassadors in Ukraine closely follow situation around Saakashvili

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    UK will not pay lump sum Brexit bill, according to draft agreement
    Dec07

    UK will not pay lump sum Brexit bill, according to draft agreement

    LONDON — The U.K. will pay no upfront Brexit divorce bill to the European Union but will instead continue to act “as if [it] remained a member state” by meeting its ongoing liabilities as and when they arise for decades to come, according to a draft text of a joint agreement with the EU. The clause forms part of a proposed draft agreement between...

    Shakhtar leaves the Mark of Zorro on Manchester City
    Dec07

    Shakhtar leaves the Mark of Zorro on Manchester City

    Having handed Manchester City its first loss of the season and qualified for the Champions League knockout rounds, Shakhtar Donetsk manager Paulo Fonseca stayed true to his word and pulled out the Zorro kit. …read more Source: ABC...

    PART 2. UKRAINIAN STEPS TO EU: THE EASTERN PARTNERSHIP – Частина 2. УКРАЇНСЬКІ КРОКИ ДО ЄС: СХІДНЕ ПАРТНЕРСТВО
    Dec07

    PART 2. UKRAINIAN STEPS TO EU: THE EASTERN PARTNERSHIP – Частина 2. УКРАЇНСЬКІ КРОКИ ДО ЄС: СХІДНЕ ПАРТНЕРСТВО

    The leaders of the EU and of the six Eastern partner countries met in Brussels to review what has been achieved since the last summit in 2015. The Eastern Partnership (EaP) is a joint initiative of the European Union and its Eastern European partners: Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, the Republic of Moldova and Ukraine. All leaders agreed...

    Former Georgian president wanted in Ukraine
    Dec07

    Former Georgian president wanted in Ukraine

    Ukraine issued Wednesday an arrest warrant for former Georgian president Mikheil Saakashvili on at least three criminal counts, according to a spokeswoman for general prosecutor’s office in Kiev. The…Click To Continue …read more Source: Daily...

    “Transition to the Latin script will promote the competitiveness and facilitate active integration of Kazakhstan”
    Dec07

    “Transition to the Latin script will promote the competitiveness and facilitate active integration of Kazakhstan”

    This opinion was expressed by Ukrainian linguist, Professor Ivan Yushchuk. …read more Source: Kazakh...

    Russia’s Olympic Ban Strengthens Putin’s Re-election Hand
    Dec07

    Russia’s Olympic Ban Strengthens Putin’s Re-election Hand

    Opinion polls show Vladimir Putin is already a shoo-in to win a fourth presidential term. But a ban on Russia taking part in the Winter Olympics is likely to make support for him even stronger, by uniting voters around his message: The world is against us. Putin announced on Wednesday that he would run for re-election in March’s...

    Ukraine Police Raid Protest Camp, Fail to Find Former Georgian President
    Dec07

    Ukraine Police Raid Protest Camp, Fail to Find Former Georgian President

    TEHRAN (Tasnim) – Dozens of Ukrainian police in riot gear raided a protest camp outside parliament on Wednesday in a failed attempt to detain former Georgian president Mikheil Saakashvili, who was freed from custody by supporters a day earlier. …read more Source: Tasnim News...