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    Consumer Confidence Tanking in Russia and Other CIS Countries, Surveys Indicate
    May05

    Consumer Confidence Tanking in Russia and Other CIS Countries, Surveys Indicate

    Image: Russian Matroshka. Stock Photo. Pixabay.com Russian consumer confidence is the worst in a decade in one recent survey, and near the low-water mark in another. In addition, the Russian public is becoming exhausted with having to count kopeks and go without, according to experts commenting on the situation. Consumer confidence that is...

    Contemplating War in Europe
    May05

    Contemplating War in Europe

    During one of my recent research trips to Germany, among a small discussion group, a colonel in the German Bundeswehr raised a few eyebrows with an off-the-record observation: If Russian President Putin, he posited, ever unleashed his large and powerful mechanized forces across the North European Plain – through Belarus, Poland, Germany and...

    Nedovyesov and Molchanov sneak into Karshi Challenger semis
    May05

    Nedovyesov and Molchanov sneak into Karshi Challenger semis

    ASTANA. KAZINFORM – Aleksandr Nedovyesov of Kazakhstan and Denys Molchanov of Ukraine strolled into semifinals of the ATP’s Karshi Challenger in Karshi, Uzbekistan, Kazinform refers to Sports.kz. …read more Source:...

    New NATO supreme commander vows tough line on Russia
    May05

    New NATO supreme commander vows tough line on Russia

    MONS, Belgium: NATO’s new supreme commander US General Curtis Scaparrotti said on Wednesday that he would “strengthen” the alliance’s stance in eastern Europe against a resurgent Russia. At a handover ceremony from his predecessor Philip Breedlove, the former commander of US forces in Korea also said NATO should consider whether to...

    Portrait of the week
    May05

    Portrait of the week

    Home Naz Shah MP was suspended from the Labour Party after the blogger Guido Fawkes revealed that in 2014, nine months before she beat George Galloway to win the seat of Bradford West, she had posted on Facebook a proposal to ‘relocate Israel into the United States’, adding the comment: ‘Problem solved and save you bank charges for the...

    Russia Announces New Military Divisions to Counter NATO Deployments in Eastern Europe
    May05

    Russia Announces New Military Divisions to Counter NATO Deployments in Eastern Europe

    Russia on Wednesday warned against NATO’s proposed military buildup in Poland and the Baltic region, saying it would retaliate by shoring up its western and southern flanks with three new divisions. The new divisions will likely be spread out across the country’s borders with Ukraine, Belarus, Georgia, Finland, Azerbaijan and the...

    EU proposes visa-free travel for Kosovo citizens
    May05

    EU proposes visa-free travel for Kosovo citizens

    BRUSSELS: Citizens of Kosovo will be able to travel freely within Europe’s borderless Schengen zone under a European Commission proposal after the tiny Balkan state introduced a series of reforms sought by Brussels. The European Union had been wary about offering Kosovo a visa-free regime after large numbers of Kosovars sought asylum in the...

    Pellegrini: Madrid are more than Ronaldo
    May05

    Pellegrini: Madrid are more than Ronaldo

    Ronaldo is just one of many concerns for Manchester City Manchester City manager Manuel Pellegrini will not worry solely about Cristiano Ronaldo after Real Madrid’s star forward was declared fit for Wednesday’s Champions League semi-final at the Santiago Bernabeu. Ronaldo missed last week’s goalless draw at the Etihad Stadium...

    NATO, Russia to escalate troop deployment amid rising tensions
    May05

    NATO, Russia to escalate troop deployment amid rising tensions

    NATO plans to increase its troop deployment along its eastern flank in response to Russian military aggression in Ukraine. Moscow has said it will respond in kind, with deployments that could outnumber NATO 10-1. …read more Source:...

    NATO, Russia to escalate troop deployment amid rising tensions
    May05

    NATO, Russia to escalate troop deployment amid rising tensions

    NATO plans to increase its troop deployment along its eastern flank in response to Russian military aggression in Ukraine. Moscow has said it will respond in kind, with deployments that could outnumber NATO 10-1. …read more Source: Deutsche...