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    The Diplomat: Kyrgyzstan: Putin’s Eurasian Economic Union and Its Discontents
    May21

    The Diplomat: Kyrgyzstan: Putin’s Eurasian Economic Union and Its Discontents

    “The trade volume has fallen dramatically. We really feel the crisis biting.” Standing outside his rented container where a variety of men’s clothing is on display, Aleksey’s mood is gloomy. It is a weekday morning and Dordoi Bazaar is a far cry from the trading hustle and bustle of the not-so-distant past. “The economic crisis in...

    MH17 victim families sue Putin, Russia in European rights court
    May21

    MH17 victim families sue Putin, Russia in European rights court

    SYDNEY, Australia – Families of victims of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 , which was shot down over Ukraine in 2014, are suing President Vladimir Putin and Russia for Aus$10 million ($7.2 million) each in the European Court of Human Rights, The Sydney Morning Herald reported Saturday, May 21. The compensation claim was filed with …...

    MH17 victim families sue Putin, Russia in European rights court
    May21

    MH17 victim families sue Putin, Russia in European rights court

    SYDNEY – Families of victims of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17, which was shot down over Ukraine in 2014, are suing President Vladimir Putin and Russia for Aus$10 million each in the European Court of Human Rights, The Sydney Morning Herald reported Saturday. …read more Source: Bangkok...

    U.S. and NATO should End New Cold War with Russia
    May21

    U.S. and NATO should End New Cold War with Russia

    U.S. and NATO should end New Cold War with Russia By Doug Bandow The NATO-Russia Council recently met in Brussels for the first time in nearly two years. “We are not afraid of dialogue,” announced alliance Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg. Alas, the talks didn’t get very far. Afterward he explained: “it was reconfirmed...

    Average life expectancy for Armenia is 74.8 years, according to World Health Statistics: Monitoring Health for the SDGs
    May21

    Average life expectancy for Armenia is 74.8 years, according to World Health Statistics: Monitoring Health for the SDGs

    The average life expectancy in Armenia is 74.8 years, according to the World Health Organization. The World Health Statistics 2016: Monitoring health for the Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) says that that dramatic gains in life expectancy have been made globally since 2000, but major inequalities persist within and among countries. Life...

    Russia mysteriously shut down its equivalent to the DEA
    May21

    Russia mysteriously shut down its equivalent to the DEA

    Thomson ReutersThe Federal Drug Control Service (FSKN), the Russian equivalent of the DEA, has been dismantled in a sudden move that apparently took the head of the agency completely by surprise. Viktor Ivanov who, like Vladimir Putin, is a former KGB agent, has been in the Russian leader’s inner circle for decades. Following the shutdown,...

    MH17 victim families sue Putin, Russia in European rights court
    May21

    MH17 victim families sue Putin, Russia in European rights court

    Families of victims of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17, which was shot down over Ukraine in 2014, are suing President Vladimir Putin and Russia for Aus$10 million each in the European Court of Human Rights, The Sydney Morning Herald reported Saturday …read more Source: The Daily...

    Obama’s Asian nuclear nightmare
    May21

    Obama’s Asian nuclear nightmare

    President Barack Obama’s trip to Asia next week will be anchored by a stop in Hiroshima, where he will focus on its dark nuclear past. But Obama’s visit comes at a moment when U.S. and Asian officials fear the region is entering a newly dangerous atomic future, threatening Obama’s vow to roll back the spread of nuclear arms and...

    Russia’s envoy to NATO says isolation policy has failed
    May21

    Russia’s envoy to NATO says isolation policy has failed

    Russia’s ambassador to NATO Alexander Grushko said that the alliance’s policy of isolating Moscow has been a failure. NATO’s strategy is, in fact, damaging to the military alliance, Grushko said to journalists in Brussels Saturday: “It is clear that if NATO continues to implement policies announced at the 2014 Wales Summit, it...

    Turkish envoy calls on businessmen to invest in Ukraine
    May21

    Turkish envoy calls on businessmen to invest in Ukraine

    International Turkish Ukrainian Businessmen Association opens new branch in western Ukrainian city Lviv …read more Source: Anadolu...