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    Pro-Putin party seen winning even greater sway in Russia’s parliament
    Sep18

    Pro-Putin party seen winning even greater sway in Russia’s parliament

    The ruling United Russia party is expected to win even greater dominance over Russia’s lower house in a parliamentary election on Sunday, showing that support for President Vladimir Putin is holding up despite sanctions and a deep economic slowdown.The election for the Duma, or lower house, is being seen as a dry run for Putin’s...

    Indian Market: When France’s Pain Is Ukraine’s Gain
    Sep18

    Indian Market: When France’s Pain Is Ukraine’s Gain

    India has received wheat from an East European country for the first time in a decade, with Ukraine snatching the French wheat markets with shipments to the South Asian nation. As France failed to export wheat to India due to floods this year, Ukraine took advantage of the situation and sent 240,000 metric tonnes of …read more Source:...

    Russia votes in parliamentary polls, Putin secure
    Sep18

    Russia votes in parliamentary polls, Putin secure

    MOSCOW: Russians on Sunday voted in parliamentary polls, with parties loyal to President Vladimir Putin set to maintain their dominance despite the Kremlin making a show of cleaning up the vote after mass protests last time around. The nationwide elections follow several years of tumult that have seen the country annex Crimea from Ukraine, lurch...

    New Armenian Prime Minister Is Pro-Russia and Not a Champion of the Little Guy
    Sep18

    New Armenian Prime Minister Is Pro-Russia and Not a Champion of the Little Guy

    Image: Armenia’s new Prime Minister Karen Karapetyan. Public Domain Hundreds of Armenian bigwigs were in a festive mood as they filed into a concert hall in the capital of Yerevan on December 3, 2010, for a concert by opera star Placido Domingo. The upbeat mood didn’t last long for one of the preeners, though. When the wife of Mayor...

    Russia votes for new parliament with Putin secure
    Sep18

    Russia votes for new parliament with Putin secure

    For the first time residents on the Black Sea peninsula of Crimea will vote for the Russian ass… …read more Source:...

    Ukrainian National Circus debuts new show in Kiev
    Sep18

    Ukrainian National Circus debuts new show in Kiev

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    Russia votes in parliamentary election with firm Putin grip
    Sep18

    Russia votes in parliamentary election with firm Putin grip

    Girls walk past election campaign posters of candidates running for deputies ahead of parliamentary elections in Russia.– Reuters photo Voting has begun in earnest in Russia’s parliamentary election, dominated by president Vladimir Putin’s supporters. Far Eastern regions were the first to vote in a country spanning 11 time zones. The...

    In Ukraine, media freedom under fire
    Sep18

    In Ukraine, media freedom under fire

    KIEV — Ukrainians take media freedom seriously. They expect to hear debates on the airwaves. But what has been a source of pride for many has recently come under threat. Politicians, publicly criticized for their failures, want to pull an iron curtain over media outlets. On a recent Sunday afternoon, masked men in military fatigues stormed the...

    Russia votes for new parliament with Putin secure
    Sep18

    Russia votes for new parliament with Putin secure

    MOSCOW: Russians began voting in parliamentary polls late Saturday, with parties loyal to President Vladimir Putin set to maintain their dominance despite the Kremlin making a show of cleaning up the vote after mass protests last time around. The nationwide elections follow several years of tumult that have seen the country annex Crimea from...

    Russia Promises Competitive Elections Within Its ‘Managed Democracy’
    Sep18

    Russia Promises Competitive Elections Within Its ‘Managed Democracy’

    Russian lawmakers under President Vladimir Putin have proven themselves nothing if not efficient. This last session alone, the lower legislative chamber, the Duma, and the upper chamber, the Federation Council, passed nearly 2,000 laws, including a record 160 pieces of legislation by the upper house in one day last June. Despite the presence of...