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    French court cancels extradition of Kazakh tycoon to Russia
    Dec10

    French court cancels extradition of Kazakh tycoon to Russia

    ASTANA (TCA) — France’s highest administrative court has canceled an extradition order to send fugitive Kazakh tycoon Mukhtar Ablyazov to Russia, RFE/RL reports. In a statement on December 9, the Council of State court said it canceled the extradition on the grounds that the request was made for political reasons.The French government...

    Why import duty waived on wheat, opposition asks government
    Dec10

    Why import duty waived on wheat, opposition asks government

    Side-stepping from the everyday ruckus on demonetization in the Rajya Sabha, the opposition attacked the government on Fridayfor completely waiving off import duty on wheat, the main Rabi crop that currently is being sown. CPM leader Sitaram Yechury raised the matter in zero hour and said, he had given a notice under rule 267 to suspend business...

    France’s court annuls Kazakh banker’s extradition to Russia
    Dec10

    France’s court annuls Kazakh banker’s extradition to Russia

    PARIS (AP) — A top French court refused to hand over a Kazakh banker-turned-dissident to Russia despite accusations he embezzled millions, saying it considered the extradition request from Moscow to be “politically motivated.” Hours after Friday’s ruling, Mukhtar Ablyazov walked free from a French prison, hugging his son, brother and...

    France’s court annuls Kazakh banker’s extradition to Russia
    Dec10

    France’s court annuls Kazakh banker’s extradition to Russia

    PARIS (AP) — A top French court refused to hand over a Kazakh banker-turned-dissident to Russia despite accusations he embezzled millions, saying it considered the extradition request from Moscow to be “politically motivated.” Requests for the return of criminal suspects can be rejected if they are judged to be politically motivated....

    Qatar acquires stakes in Russian state oil firm
    Dec10

    Qatar acquires stakes in Russian state oil firm

    Qatar’s Investment Authority (QIA) and Swiss Commodity trading Glencore have agreed to acquire 19.5 per cent of Russia’s largest oil-producer, Rosnet. The deal is worth €10.2 billion ($11.3 billion), US Bloomberg Economic reported. The agency said yesterday that Glencore, which took charge of attracting investors on behalf of the...

    Eastern Europe Is a Powder Keg Ready to Explode
    Dec10

    Eastern Europe Is a Powder Keg Ready to Explode

    KYIV, Ukraine—A planned missile test over the Black Sea spurs a Kremlin threat to shoot down the missiles and possibly target the launch sites. An eleventh-hour compromise is reached, defusing an act of brinkmanship, which could have sparked an all-out war. An episode between NATO and Moscow during the Cold War? Or, perhaps, the latest chapter in...

    Trump Will Face ‘Wall of Resistance’ in Congress If He Gives Putin a Pass on Ukraine
    Dec10

    Trump Will Face ‘Wall of Resistance’ in Congress If He Gives Putin a Pass on Ukraine

    Democratic Sen. Chris Coons says both parties will fight any attempt by the next administration to cozy up to Putin. …read more Source: Foreign...

    Ukrainians Want to Make a Deal with Trump
    Dec10

    Ukrainians Want to Make a Deal with Trump

    Ukrainians trying to figure out what to expect from U.S. President-elect Donald Trump may be having trouble. His praise of Russian President Vladimir Putin during the recent political campaign received a lot of media attention. On the other hand, Trump also criticized President Barack Obama for “not doing what he should be doing for...

    OSCE to replace drones shot down over east Ukraine
    Dec09

    OSCE to replace drones shot down over east Ukraine

    HAMBURG (Reuters) – The Organisation for Security and Cooperation in Europe on Friday launched a tender for long-range drones after losing eight such aircraft over eastern Ukraine since it began a monitoring mission there. …read more Source: The...

    OSCE to replace drones shot down over east Ukraine
    Dec09

    OSCE to replace drones shot down over east Ukraine

    The Organisation for Security and Cooperation in Europe on Friday launched a tender for long-range drones after losing eight such aircraft over eastern Ukraine since it began a monitoring mission there. …read more Source: Channel...