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    Russia Detains 11 Crimean Tatars
    Feb22

    Russia Detains 11 Crimean Tatars

    The Russian authorities in the annexed Ukrainian region of Crimea have sentenced 10 Crimean Tatars to five days of administrative arrest after convicting them of holding an illegal public gathering. …read more Source: Big News...

    The Morning Vertical, February 22, 2017
    Feb22

    The Morning Vertical, February 22, 2017

    Your daily roundup. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Chrystia Freeland’s Kremlin ban is a badge of honour
    Feb22

    Chrystia Freeland’s Kremlin ban is a badge of honour

    Our Foreign Affairs Minister, Chrystia Freeland, will not be sitting down for borscht and blini in Russia any time soon. Maybe never. She holds a rare ministerial distinction. She’s banned from that land. She was blacklisted three years ago, along with 12 other Canadians, in retaliation for sanctions imposed in response to Russian...

    Trump’s new security advisor differs from him on Russia, other key issues
    Feb22

    Trump’s new security advisor differs from him on Russia, other key issues

    WASHINGTON: US President Donald Trump has shown little patience for dissent, but that trait is likely to be tested by his new national security adviser, Army Lieutenant General HR McMaster. McMaster is joining the White House staff with views on Russia, counterterrorism, strengthening the military and other major security issues that diverge not...

    Interior Ministry: Documents issued in DNR, LNR not valid in Belarus
    Feb22

    Interior Ministry: Documents issued in DNR, LNR not valid in Belarus

    According to the Interior Ministry, the Donetsk and Lugansk republics have not been recognized as territorial units, which means that the documents issued in the DNR and the LNR are invalid in Belarus. …read more Source:...

    Bulgaria starts working under Balkan gas hub with EU money
    Feb22

    Bulgaria starts working under Balkan gas hub with EU money

    Last week the European Commission allotted nearly EUR 1 million to Bulgaria. The money will enable this country to start working on the idea of future construction of the international gas hub Balkan near the coastal city of Varna. The money will be spent on research, studies and analyses and will help Bulgaria find out whether that project is...

    Russia Detains 11 Crimean Tatars
    Feb22

    Russia Detains 11 Crimean Tatars

    The Russian authorities in the annexed Ukrainian region of Crimea have sentenced 10 Crimean Tatars to five days of administrative arrest after convicting them of holding an illegal public gathering. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Kazakhstan offers ‘Astana platform’ as venue to resolve conflicts beyond Syria
    Feb22

    Kazakhstan offers ‘Astana platform’ as venue to resolve conflicts beyond Syria

    The Astana Times provides news and information from Kazakhstan and around the world. NEW YORK – Kazakhstan believes the Astana platform, which recently demonstrated its usefulness in talks on Syria, can be used more widely as a venue for efforts to help resolve other conflicts, one of Kazakhstan’s top diplomats said Feb. 21 at the UN...

    Thousands March In Kyiv To Honor 2014 Maidan And Challenge Government
    Feb22

    Thousands March In Kyiv To Honor 2014 Maidan And Challenge Government

    Thousands of activists are marching in Kyiv to honor protesters who were killed during the pro-European Maidan demonstrations in 2013-14 and to challenge the government. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Ex-Ukraine leader urges Trump to end war in east
    Feb22

    Ex-Ukraine leader urges Trump to end war in east

    MOSCOW: Former Ukrainian president Viktor Yanukovych has urged US President Donald Trump to act to stop the war in eastern Ukraine that he blamed on “irresponsible actions” by Kiev and the West. In the letter, which was made public on Wednesday, Yanukovych urges the US leader to “take urgent and exhaustive measures to stop the...