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    Russian economy minister sacked, held over ‘$2mn-bribe’ charges
    Nov16

    Russian economy minister sacked, held over ‘$2mn-bribe’ charges

    Russia’s Economy Minister Alexei Ulyukayev, charged by the Investigative Committee with bribe-taking, is escorted before a hearing at the Basmanny district court in Moscow on November 15, 2016/AFPMOSCOW, Russian Federation, Nov 15 – Russian Economy Minister Alexei Ulyukayev was sacked Tuesday and put under house arrest on suspicion of...

    Poroshenko appeals to Trump for support in phone call
    Nov16

    Poroshenko appeals to Trump for support in phone call

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko has said he has “no doubt” US president-elect Donald Trump would refuse to recognise Russia’s annexation of Crimea/AFP-FileKIEV, Ukraine, Nov 16 – Ukrainian president Petro Poroshenko asked Donald Trump for support against “Russian aggression” during a congratulatory telephone conversation with the US...

    Kremlin ‘Sees Little Prospect’ for Resuming Bulgarian Energy Projects
    Nov16

    Kremlin ‘Sees Little Prospect’ for Resuming Bulgarian Energy Projects

    Presidential election results in Bulgaria are unlikely renew talks on Belene nuclear power plant (NPP) and South Stream projects, Kremlin spokesperson Dmitry Peskov said earlier this week. However while the prospects to revive them “are minimal”, Peskov stressed that Russia had always backed expanding cooperation with Bulgaria and...

    Poroshenko congratulates Trump on US election victory
    Nov16

    Poroshenko congratulates Trump on US election victory

    Ukraine president stresses Washington’s importance to Ukraine in Russian aggression against former Soviet republic …read more Source: World...

    Kyrgyzstan abstains from UN vote to urge Russia to end human rights abuses in Crimea
    Nov16

    Kyrgyzstan abstains from UN vote to urge Russia to end human rights abuses in Crimea

    The document reaffirms the UN’s commitment to Ukraine’s sovereignty over Crimea and urges Russia to immediately end all abuses against the Black Sea territory’s residents, including “arbitrary detentions, torture and other cruel, inhumane or degrading treatment, and to revoke all discriminatory legislation.”...

    Poroshenko appeals to Trump for support in phone call
    Nov16

    Poroshenko appeals to Trump for support in phone call

    Ukrainian president Petro Poroshenko asked Donald Trump for support against “Russian aggression” during a congratulatory telephone conversation with the US president-elect on Tuesday. Trump’s shock election victory has been met with trepidation in Kiev because of the outspoken reality TV star’s praise of Russian President Vladimir...

    Poroshenko appeals to Trump for support in phone call
    Nov16

    Poroshenko appeals to Trump for support in phone call

    Ukrainian president Petro Poroshenko asked Donald Trump for support against “Russian aggression” during a congratulatory telephone conversation with the US president-elect on Tuesday. Trump’s shock election victory has been met with trepidation in Kiev because of the outspoken reality TV star’s praise of Russian President Vladimir...

    UN Panel Condemns Rights Abuses In Crimea, Calls For Monitoring
    Nov16

    UN Panel Condemns Rights Abuses In Crimea, Calls For Monitoring

    A United Nations panel condemned human rights abuses in Crimea and pressed Russia to allow UN monitors to visit the Ukrainian territory it annexed in 2014. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    EU Commission To Propose Pre-Screening In Visa-Free Schengen Zone
    Nov16

    EU Commission To Propose Pre-Screening In Visa-Free Schengen Zone

    The European Commission on November 16 will propose pre-screening for everyone who enters the EU’s Schengen zone from a third country, even if that country’s citizens normally enjoy visa-free travel. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Poroshenko appeals to Trump for support in phone call
    Nov16

    Poroshenko appeals to Trump for support in phone call

    [KIEV] Ukranian president Petro Poroshenko asked Donald Trump for support against “Russian aggression” during a congratulatory telephone conversation with the US president-elect on Tuesday. …read more Source: The Business...