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    Russia: Vladimir Putin withdraws signature from International Criminal Court treaty
    Nov16

    Russia: Vladimir Putin withdraws signature from International Criminal Court treaty

    President Vladimir Putin signed an executive order on Wednesday, removing Russia’s signature from the International Criminal Court’s founding treaty, piling pressure on a court that is already reeling from withdrawals by some African countries. Moscow never ratified the treaty, which it signed in 2000, meaning it never became a member...

    European leaders and Obama to discuss Russia sanctions in Berlin: sources
    Nov16

    European leaders and Obama to discuss Russia sanctions in Berlin: sources

    BERLIN – European leaders and President Barack Obama will discuss on Friday an extension of the sanctions imposed on Russia for its intervention in Ukraine, as well as possible new sanctions for its bombing in Syria, multiple sources familiar with the plans… …read more Source:...

    Putin says ‘nyet’ to International Criminal court
    Nov16

    Putin says ‘nyet’ to International Criminal court

    Russian President Vladimir Putin withdrew his nation from the International Criminal Court on Wednesday, a day after a United Nations committee condemned Russia for human rights abuses in Crimea. …read more Source: USA...

    The World According to Russian Stereotypes
    Nov16

    The World According to Russian Stereotypes

    Image: Pixabay In early November, Vladimir Putin suddenly signaled his support for new federal legislation designed to clarify the government’s formal understanding of “the Russian nation.” A vague, symbolic initiative, the Kremlin’s push to codify the meaning of Russia as a nation-state has reignited a centuries-old debate about “the...

    European leaders and Obama to discuss Russia sanctions in Berlin – sources
    Nov16

    European leaders and Obama to discuss Russia sanctions in Berlin – sources

    European leaders and President Barack Obama will discuss on Friday an extension of the sanctions imposed on Russia for its intervention in Ukraine, as well as possible new sanctions for its bombing in Syria, multiple sources familiar with the plans said. …read more Source: Channel...

    Russia Withdraws Support For International Criminal Court
    Nov16

    Russia Withdraws Support For International Criminal Court

    Russia is withdrawing its signature from the treaty establishing the ICC, after the court released a report calling the 2014 seizure of Crimea from Ukraine an “international armed conflict.” …read more Source:...

    Punches thrown in Ukrainian parliament as lawmakers get personal
    Nov16

    Punches thrown in Ukrainian parliament as lawmakers get personal

    Two Ukrainian lawmakers get involved in a fistfight after one accuses the other of having ties to Russia. …read more Source: USA...

    European leaders and Obama to discuss Russia sanctions in Berlin: sources
    Nov16

    European leaders and Obama to discuss Russia sanctions in Berlin: sources

    BERLIN (Reuters) – European leaders and President Barack Obama will discuss on Friday an extension of the sanctions imposed on Russia for its intervention in Ukraine, as well as possible new sanctions for its bombing in Syria, multiple sources familiar with the plans said. …read more Source:...

    Russia is making a show of leaving the International Criminal Court
    Nov16

    Russia is making a show of leaving the International Criminal Court

    Vladimir Putin ordered on Wednesday that Russia withdraw its signature from the founding statue of the International Criminal Court. The move followed criticism from the court regarding the country’s annexation of Crimea, and called for an investigation into its airstrikes in Syria. Russia’s withdrawal comes just weeks after three...

    European leaders and Obama to discuss Russia sanctions in Berlin – sources
    Nov16

    European leaders and Obama to discuss Russia sanctions in Berlin – sources

    BERLIN (Reuters) – European leaders and President Barack Obama will discuss on Friday an extension of the sanctions imposed on Russia for its intervention in Ukraine, as well as possible new sanctions for its bombing in Syria, multiple sources familiar with the plans said. …read more Source: The...