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

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

    A German official said the plan was to agree a rollover of EU sanctions against Russia, which are due to expire at the end of January. …read more Source: Eyewitness...

    Ukraine tests its own missile
    Nov16

    Ukraine tests its own missile

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    Russia withdraws from international war crimes court
    Nov16

    Russia withdraws from international war crimes court

    Russia formally withdrew from the International Criminal Court (ICC) on Wednesday with a decree from President Vladimir Putin. The decision follows an ICC report released Monday that mounts a legal argument for alleged crimes Russia committed during the conflict in Ukraine. The Crimean conflict began “when the Russian Federation deployed members...

    Russia latest to reject authority of International Criminal Court amid scrutiny of Crimea annexation
    Nov16

    Russia latest to reject authority of International Criminal Court amid scrutiny of Crimea annexation

    Russia appeared on course Wednesday to become the latest nation to snub the International Criminal Court, sending a signal of defiance after a UN panel cited rights abuses and other complaints linked to Russia’s annexation of Crimea more than two years ago. The decree to formally withdraw from the ICC, signed by President Vladimir Putin,...

    Obama’s Never-Ending Lecture Tour
    Nov16

    Obama’s Never-Ending Lecture Tour

    President Obama, who has done less for Europe than any American president since Calvin Coolidge, cannot stop telling Europeans what to do. As he sets out on his final European tour as president, with his political party back home in a state of near collapse, and with Putin inflicting yet another painful humiliation on the least successful...

    Russia pulls out from International Criminal Court
    Nov16

    Russia pulls out from 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. The court, based in The Hague in the Netherlands, tries people on charges such as genocide, war crimes and crimes against humanity. The United States is...

    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...