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    Is Russia’s Economy Doomed to Collapse?
    Jul02

    Is Russia’s Economy Doomed to Collapse?

    Sergey Aleksashenko Economics, Eurasia Putin must undertake serious reforms to keep the country competitive. “Russia is isolated with its economy in tatters,” said President Obama in his State of the Union address on January 20, 2015. At that time, many thought it was true: the Russian currency was in free fall, while the federal budget was...

    Europe 2020 Forecast

    Ever since the Maastricht Treaty went into effect, the world began to speak of Europe as if it were a single entity governed by the European Union. This was never really true. Nevertheless, the world began to take it for granted, though European countries differed in their approach to the bloc. This was always a tenuous position, more...

    EU Prolongues Economic Sanctions against Russia
    Jul02

    EU Prolongues Economic Sanctions against Russia

    01 de julio de 2016, 16:51Brussels, Jul 1 (Prensa Latina) Despite the risk of losing market, the European Union (EU) decided today to extend for six months the economic sanctions imposed on Russia in July 2014, immediately after a conflict associated with Ukraine. …read more Source: Prensa...

    Israeli family of five missing in Crimea
    Jul02

    Israeli family of five missing in Crimea

    Grandparents and their three children missing since arriving on Wednesday in the Crimean Peninsula. …read more Source: Arutz...

    EU extends   Russia sanctions   to Jan 2017
    Jul01

    EU extends Russia sanctions to Jan 2017

    Brussels: The European Union on Friday formally extended damaging economic sanctions against Russia by six months due to a lack of progress in resolving the conflict in eastern Ukraine. The measures target the oil, financial and defence sectors of the Russian economy and were first imposed after the shooting down of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17...

    Famous Ukrainian opera singer Vasyl Slipak killed by sniper in eastern Ukraine
    Jul01

    Famous Ukrainian opera singer Vasyl Slipak killed by sniper in eastern Ukraine

    Amid the thud of artillery and rattle of gunfire, Vasyl Slipak’s deep, resonant voice in the trenches of eastern Ukraine was a warm reminder of humanity’s less barbaric traits. The professional baritone had left his native Ukraine in the 1990s to settle in France, where he regularly sang at the Paris Opera. But after war […]...

    Putin Hints At Troop Movements If Finland Joins NATO
    Jul01

    Putin Hints At Troop Movements If Finland Joins NATO

    President Vladimir Putin has indicated that Russia would move troops toward its border with Finland if the Scandinavian country became a member of NATO, whose eastward expansion since the fall of the Soviet Union has long angered the Kremlin. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Russian Rights Activists Denounce Counterterrorist Legislation
    Jul01

    Russian Rights Activists Denounce Counterterrorist Legislation

    Russia’s parliament has approved a package of controversial amendments to its existing counterterrorism laws despite strong criticism from human rights activists, including the head of the Russian president’s rights council. The amendments were passed last week by the State Duma, the parliament’s lower chamber, and on Wednesday...

    Ottawa won’t say if former Ukrainian prime minister is now a Canadian citizen, as Russian media report
    Jul01

    Ottawa won’t say if former Ukrainian prime minister is now a Canadian citizen, as Russian media report

    Late last week, a spokesperson for Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada refused to comment on reports that appeared in Russian media last year saying former Ukrainian prime minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk has been granted Canadian citizenship. “Due to privacy concerns we cannot comment on specific cases without consent,” stated IRCC...

    EU extends sanctions against Russia over Ukraine
    Jul01

    EU extends sanctions against Russia over Ukraine

    The Council of the EU has “extended economic sanctions targeting specific sections of the Russian… …read more Source:...