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    Putin: Russia withdraws from International Criminal Court
    Nov16

    Putin: Russia withdraws from International Criminal Court

    In his decree, Putin ordered Russia’s Foreign Ministry to inform the UN of his decision. Russian President Vladimir Putin on Wednesday signed a decree declaring that his country will not become a member of the International Criminal Court (ICC).In his decree, Putin ordered Russia’s Foreign Ministry to inform the UN of his...

    Russia withdraws backing for International Criminal Court treaty
    Nov16

    Russia withdraws backing for International Criminal Court treaty

    MOSCOW: President Vladimir Putin signed an executive order on Wednesday withdrawing Russia’s signature from the International Criminal Court’s founding treaty, whose pronouncements Moscow has derided as one-sided. The order, which took immediate effect, said Russia would not ratify the ICC’s founding treaty, something it signed...

    EU plans online screening for visa-free travellers
    Nov16

    EU plans online screening for visa-free travellers

    Millions of tourists and business people visiting Europe will have to complete a €5 ($5.35) online security check before arrival if an EU plan to tighten controls on foreigners who do not need visas wins approval. The system, which the bloc’s executive European Commission is expected to back today, would check people’s identity...

    Russia withdrawing from International Criminal Court treaty
    Nov16

    Russia withdrawing from International Criminal Court treaty

    President Vladimir Putin signed an executive order on Wednesday withdrawing Russia’s signature from the International Criminal Court’s founding treaty, whose pronouncements Moscow has derided as one-sided. The order, which took immediate effect, said Russia would not ratify the ICC’s founding treaty, something it signed in 2000....

    Russia withdraws signature from international criminal court statute
    Nov16

    Russia withdraws signature from international criminal court statute

    Tribunal has not lived up to hopes of international community, Moscow says, day after ICC report on Crimea annexationRussia has said it is formally withdrawing its signature from the founding statute of the international criminal court, a day after the court published a report classifying the Russian annexation of Crimea as an occupation.The...

    Putin Withdraws Russia From International Criminal Court
    Nov16

    Putin Withdraws Russia From International Criminal Court

    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 approved a...

    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...