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    Putin approves simplified procedure of issuing residence permits to refugees from Ukraine
    May03

    Putin approves simplified procedure of issuing residence permits to refugees from Ukraine

    MOSCOW. KAZINFORM – Russian President Vladimir Putin has approved a law on simplified procedure of issuing residence permits to refugees from Ukraine and other countries. A relevant document was posted on Sunday on the official internet portal of legal information, TASS reports. …read more Source:...

    MEPs clarify position on Magnitsky sanctions
    May03

    MEPs clarify position on Magnitsky sanctions

    Senior MEPs from the EU parliament’s main groups have urged diplomats to impose sanctions on Russian officials over the killing of anti-corruption activist Sergei Magnitsky. …read more Source:...

    Freedom of the Press Index: Press freedom declined to its lowest point in 12 years in 2015
    May03

    Freedom of the Press Index: Press freedom declined to its lowest point in 12 years in 2015

    TODAY marks the observance of World Press Freedom Day, which only serves to highlight the sobering fact that last year saw the global level of press freedom sink to its lowest point in 12 years, according to the Freedom of the Press 2016 index. The index was released as part of the Freedom of the Press 2016 report, which put the global average...

    Key Findings of Freedom of the Press Report
    May03

    Key Findings of Freedom of the Press Report

    Freedom of the Press is an annual report on media independence around the world, produced by Freedom House, a watchdog organization dedicated to the expansion of freedom and democracy around the world. The report assesses the degree of print, broadcast and digital media freedom in 199 countries and territories. Freedom of the Press 2016, key...

    Key Findings of Freedom of the Press Report
    May03

    Key Findings of Freedom of the Press Report

    Freedom of the Press is an annual report on media independence around the world, produced by Freedom House, a watchdog organization dedicated to the expansion of freedom and democracy around the world. The report assesses the degree of print, broadcast and digital media freedom in 199 countries and territories. Freedom of the Press 2016, key...

    Who Started the Second Cold War?
    May03

    Who Started the Second Cold War?

    Friday, a Russian SU-27 did a barrel roll over a U.S. RC-135 over the Baltic, the second time in two weeks. Also in April, the U.S. destroyer Donald Cook, off Russia’s Baltic enclave of Kaliningrad, was twice buzzed by Russian planes. Vladimir Putin’s message: Keep your spy planes and ships a respectable distance away from us....

    Ukraine Energy Firms Turn To Arbitrator Over Crimea Losses
    May03

    Ukraine Energy Firms Turn To Arbitrator Over Crimea Losses

    Two Ukrainian energy companies that lost control of assets in Crimea when Russia seized the Ukrainian peninsula have asked a UN arbitrator to award compensation. The case was brought in June 2015 by …read more Source: Big News...

    Ukrainian Firms Seek UN Court’s Aid Over Crimea Losses
    May03

    Ukrainian Firms Seek UN Court’s Aid Over Crimea Losses

    AMSTERDAM – Two Ukrainian energy companies have asked a U.N. arbitrator to award them compensation for investments they lost when Russia seized control of the Crimean peninsula, the Permanent Court of …read more Source: Big News...

    US Navy Chief Calls for Normalized Relations with Russia in Baltics
    May03

    US Navy Chief Calls for Normalized Relations with Russia in Baltics

    The head of the U.S. Navy says the United States and Russia need to normalize their relations in the Baltics to avoid possible dangerous encounters between Russian planes and U.S. ships. Admiral John Richardson told reporters Monday at the Pentagon that recent close encounters in the Baltic increase the chance for what he calls a “tactical...

    The Historian Whitewashing Ukraine’s Past
    May03

    The Historian Whitewashing Ukraine’s Past

    Volodymyr Viatrovych is erasing the country’s racist and bloody history — stripping pogroms and ethnic cleansing from the official archives. …read more Source: Foreign...