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    The night Lester Pearson (and Michael Ignatieff’s dad) outdrank the Soviets
    Jul02

    The night Lester Pearson (and Michael Ignatieff’s dad) outdrank the Soviets

    The first toast would have been to “zdorovye” (health). Then came a toast for “the dead.” Then several toasts for the women. A toast to President Eisenhower. A toast to Prime Minister St. Laurent. A toast to the Canadian wheat surplus. Ounce after ounce of pepper vodka. The Canadian delegation could barely put down their glasses before their...

    Russia slams EU for ‘short-sighted’ sanctions extension
    Jul02

    Russia slams EU for ‘short-sighted’ sanctions extension

    MOSCOW: Russia on Friday blasted the European Union for extending economic sanctions over the Ukraine crisis, insisting the punitive measures would not make Moscow change course. The foreign ministry said in a statement that it viewed the move as “a continuation of the short-sighted policy of Brussels” and that it was “absurd” to link them to a...

    Beeline top management working with subscribers in sales and service offices on Beeline “Client Day”
    Jul02

    Beeline top management working with subscribers in sales and service offices on Beeline “Client Day”

    Beeline has announced today a Client Day, according to which the company’s leadership and staff from different departments (more than 50 employees in overall) will be communicating and working with customers throughout the day in the company’s sales and service offices in the country. The press-service of the company has told ArmInfo...

    Azerbaijan, Ukraine discuss prospects for expansion of relations
    Jul02

    Azerbaijan, Ukraine discuss prospects for expansion of relations

    Azerbaijani Prime Minister Artur Rasizade met with Ukrainian Deputy Premier Hennadiy Zubko. …read more Source:...

    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 […]...