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    Russia sanctions: British MPs Accused of ‘Audacity and Nastiness’
    Jul06

    Russia sanctions: British MPs Accused of ‘Audacity and Nastiness’

    Russia’s Foreign Ministry has lashed out at U.K. parliament after its lower house published a report calling on the EU to extend anti-Russian sanctions. The U.S. and EU imposed trade sanctions on Russian businesses perceived to be close to the Kremlin in the aftermath of Russia’s annexation of Crimea in 2014. The sanctions have been...

    Belarusian Nobel Prize laureate accuses Poles of persecuting Jews in Holocaust
    Jul06

    Belarusian Nobel Prize laureate accuses Poles of persecuting Jews in Holocaust

    (JTA) — A Belarusian Nobel Prize laureate has stirred controversy in Poland by saying that many Poles, including priests, participated in the persecution of Jews during the Holocaust. Svetlana Alexievich, who was awarded the 2015 Nobel Prize in Literature, made the accusation last month during a visit to New York, the news website WPolityce...

    The trouble with referendums
    Jul06

    The trouble with referendums

    After Britain’s decision to leave the European Union via popular referendum last month, political turmoil ensued. But don’t let the near-collapse of the British government make you think governments will be dissuaded from using this form of supposedly direct democracy in future: Referendums are more popular than ever. In fact,...

    North Korea Sends Hundreds Of ‘State-Sponsored Slaves’ To Europe: Rights Group
    Jul06

    North Korea Sends Hundreds Of ‘State-Sponsored Slaves’ To Europe: Rights Group

    LONDON, July 6 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – North Korea has sent hundreds of workers to labor as “state-sponsored slaves” in EU nations as Pyongyang seeks to circumvent international sanctions aimed at starving it of money over its nuclear weapons program, rights campaigners said on Wednesday.North Korean laborers commonly...

    The most expensive cities worldwide to drink a beer
    Jul06

    The most expensive cities worldwide to drink a beer

    If you’re on a business trip to the city of Lausanne in Switzerland, you might have to think twice about drinking an evening beer on your company’s tab in one of the city’s bars. Eyebrows would certainly be raised in accounting at a 33cl beer that costs a whopping $17.60. Situated on the shores of Lake Geneva, the city has the...

    US Secretary of State Kerry Reassures Georgia, Ukraine of Western Support
    Jul06

    US Secretary of State Kerry Reassures Georgia, Ukraine of Western Support

    In an effort to reassure Georgia and Ukraine the United States is committed to their security, America’s top diplomat is visiting the European nations as Russia continues to assert itself in the region. U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry was in Tbilisi, Georgia’s capitol, Wednesday to sign new joint military and security agreements...

    Russia Could Be Using A ‘trust-building Exercise’ To Send Spy Planes Over North America
    Jul06

    Russia Could Be Using A ‘trust-building Exercise’ To Send Spy Planes Over North America

    For years, Russia and the West have been flying spy missions over each other’s territory and, for years, both sides have been okay with the mutually-agreed-upon snooping. But Russia is taking the spying to the next level, and American lawmakers are worried.Since the 2002 ratification of the Treaty on Open Skies, 34 nations Canada, America,...

    NATO-Russia talks must tackle Ukraine ‘withdrawal’: Poland
    Jul06

    NATO-Russia talks must tackle Ukraine ‘withdrawal’: Poland

    Planned NATO talks with Moscow should be focused solely on Russia’s “withdrawal” from Ukrainian soil, Polish Defense Minister Antoni Macierewicz said July 5 …read more Source: Hurriyet Daily...

    Russian bonds back in vogue
    Jul06

    Russian bonds back in vogue

    Bond investors are increasingly trading junk-rated Russia as an investment-grade credit, even if ratings firms are years away from restoring the coveted status. ||| London – Bond investors are increasingly trading junk-rated Russia as an investment-grade credit, even if ratings firms are years away from restoring the coveted status the...

    ‘We believe in Europe’
    Jul06

    ‘We believe in Europe’

    These aren’t the easiest days for a united Europe. Both Eastern and Western Europe are suffering from Brexit fever. The destiny of those who want to be out has been decided — just like the destiny of those who want be in. But it is not a time for despair. It is a time for unity, responsibility and vision. A time to understand how we got to...