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    Pakistan ranked 11th most dangerous country in the world
    Jun18

    Pakistan ranked 11th most dangerous country in the world

    The 10th annual edition of the Global Peace Index has found the most and least peaceful countries on the planet, ranking 163 nations according to how safe they are. The report, published on June 8 by the global think tank Institute for Economics and Peace, assessed nations across 23 indicators of peace under three categories: the level of safety...

    Using Bread-and-Butter Issues to Try to Foment Political Change in the Former Soviet Union
    Jun18

    Using Bread-and-Butter Issues to Try to Foment Political Change in the Former Soviet Union

    Image: Map of the Former Soviet Union It hasn’t been a good year for Kazakhstan President Nursultan Nazarbayev. The country’s petroleum-based economy continues to suffer from the low price of oil. Radical Islamists made international headlines by attacking a gun store and a National Guard facility in the western city of Aktobe early...

    Ukraine rebels draw inspiration from USSR
    Jun18

    Ukraine rebels draw inspiration from USSR

    The youth of Ukraine are drawing inspiration from the Soviet era’s Pioneer movement, a Russian style scouts group in the communist era. …read more Source: World...

    Vladimir Putin says Russia will work with any US president
    Jun18

    Vladimir Putin says Russia will work with any US president

    Russian President Vladimir Putin meets with chief executives of international companies at the St. Petersburg International Economic Forum in St. Petersburg, Russia, Friday, June 17, 2016. (AP Photo/Dmitry Lovetsky) After two days of meetings with top European officials and international executives, Russian President Vladimir Putin sounded...

    Back in the USSR? Ukraine rebels aim to ‘bring up patriots’
    Jun18

    Back in the USSR? Ukraine rebels aim to ‘bring up patriots’

    Children in red caps and ties, inspired by the Soviet ‘Pioneers’ movement, take part in a meeting of the youth movement ‘Patriot’, an organization of the self-proclaimed People’s Republic of Donetsk, on the outskirts of Donetsk. Photo by AFP DONETSK: In camouflage uniforms and red caps, a group of young people gather in the...

    Back in the USSR? Ukraine rebels aim to ‘bring up patriots’
    Jun18

    Back in the USSR? Ukraine rebels aim to ‘bring up patriots’

    DONETSK (UKRAINE) – In camouflage uniforms and red caps, a group of young people gather in the Ukrainian rebels’ de facto capital of Donetsk to sing patriotic songs and discuss the conflict. …read more Source: Bangkok...

    Kosovo parliament votes to extend EU legal mission mandate
    Jun18

    Kosovo parliament votes to extend EU legal mission mandate

    Kosovo was earlier a Serbian province. (Source: Wikipedia) Kosovo’s parliament voted on Friday to extend the mandate of the European Union police and justice mission, whose work was suspended earlier this week because of a dispute over its role. Two-thirds of Kosovo’s parliamentarians voted to allow the mission, known as EULEX, to...

    Putin: EU is ‘key partner’ for Russia
    Jun18

    Putin: EU is ‘key partner’ for Russia

    EU extends sanctions on Russia-annexed Crimea until mid-2017Putin steps up hunt for Eastern friends as Europe ties sourPutin says shares Russians’ pain over economic hardship …read more Source: Thanh Nien...

    EU extends sanctions against Crimea for one year
    Jun18

    EU extends sanctions against Crimea for one year

    The European Union (EU) on Friday announced to extend the restrictive measures concerning Crimea and Sevastopol until June 23, 2017. …read more Source: China Internet Information...

    Putin Pushes for Economic Cooperation While EU Renews Sanctions
    Jun18

    Putin Pushes for Economic Cooperation While EU Renews Sanctions

    As Russian President Vladimir Putin told an international audience Friday in St. Petersburg that Russia wants to improve its ties with Europe and the United States, the U.S. and European Union renewed a raft of economic sanctions on Moscow for another year. At Russia’s annual St. Petersburg Economic Forum, Putin said the sanctions — enacted...