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    European Friends of Armenia: Moldova’s journalist was dismissed under Baku’s pressure for visiting Artsakh
    Jun17

    European Friends of Armenia: Moldova’s journalist was dismissed under Baku’s pressure for visiting Artsakh

    Azerbaijan once again violates fundamental human rights on state level hindering free movement of European journalists and freedom of speech, the statement of the European Friends of Armenia (EuFoA) received by ArmInfo reads. “The matter concerns the statement made by the Azerbaijan’s Foreign Ministry Spokesman that journalist from...

    Russia’s Putin slams West over backing ‘coup d’etat’ in Ukraine
    Jun17

    Russia’s Putin slams West over backing ‘coup d’etat’ in Ukraine

    Russian President Vladimir Putin has strongly criticized the West’s support for ‘a coup d’etat’ in Ukraine in 2014, blaming it for the bloodshed that plagued the country. …read more Source: Iran...

    Russia’s Putin slams West over backing ‘coup d’etat’ in Ukraine
    Jun17

    Russia’s Putin slams West over backing ‘coup d’etat’ in Ukraine

    Russian President Vladimir Putin strongly criticizes the West’s support for ‘a coup d’etat’ in Ukraine in 2014. …read more Source:...

    Russia ‘Ready to Work’ With U.S., the ‘Only Superpower:’ Putin
    Jun17

    Russia ‘Ready to Work’ With U.S., the ‘Only Superpower:’ Putin

    Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Friday he accepted the United States was probably still the world’s sole superpower and he was ready to work with whoever won the presidency, but didn’t want to be told how to live by Americans. Putin’s comments follow a rocky period in U.S.-Russia relations, which have been undermined by...

    Euro 2016: Why Russian Football’s Ultras Won’t Stop Fighting
    Jun17

    Euro 2016: Why Russian Football’s Ultras Won’t Stop Fighting

    Before the European Championship Group stage game between England and Russia the host city of Marseille experienced fan violence not seen at a major tournament since the 1998 World Cup, which was also hosted by France. The drunk English hooligans that were involved were an old ugly face, what was new about the violence was the involvement of what...

    EU extends sanctions targeting Crimea after Russian annexation
    Jun17

    EU extends sanctions targeting Crimea after Russian annexation

    EU ministers on Friday extended for another year a set of sanctions targeting the Crimea peninsula, following its annexation by Russia in March 2014. The economic restrictions include an import ban of products originating from Crimea and prohibiting EU-based companies from investing on the peninsula or exporting certain goods and technologies...

    Putin makes pitch for better Europe ties as economy suffers (AFP)
    Jun17

    Putin makes pitch for better Europe ties as economy suffers (AFP)

    Saint Petersburg (AFP) – Russian President Vladimir Putin on Friday said he was willing to reach out to Europe to mend relations shattered by the Ukraine crisis but insisted the West was responsible for the bad blood. …read more Source: The West...

    Visiting Washington, Groysman thanks the U.S. for its support
    Jun17

    Visiting Washington, Groysman thanks the U.S. for its support

    WASHINGTON – On his first visit to the United States as Ukraine’s new prime minister, Volodymyr Groysman expressed his gratitude for the American support his country is receiving for its political and economic reform programs and in stopping Russian aggression in eastern Ukraine and Crimea. “In this very import time in Ukraine’s...

    New hurdles surface in Ukraine’s Euro-integration
    Jun17

    New hurdles surface in Ukraine’s Euro-integration

    KYIV – Ukrainians are finding themselves stalled on the road to integration with Europe after officials revealed bureaucratic hurdles that emerged in recent weeks. Some are the fault of the Ukrainian government, but the biggest factors are related to the large inflow of migrants, according to reports. On the national level, the ratification of...

    Russia’s Kerch bridge:  time to act for Ukraine
    Jun17

    Russia’s Kerch bridge: time to act for Ukraine

    The bout of great-power euphoria sparked by the 2014 annexation of Crimea did not last long in Russia. The Kremlin quickly realized the region’s total dependence on mainland Ukraine. Over the past 60 years, heavy capital and labor investments, as well as regular water, power and fuel supplies sent from Ukraine, had transformed the formerly...