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    EU agrees to extend Russia economic sanctions for 6 months
    Dec21

    EU agrees to extend Russia economic sanctions for 6 months

    EU member states agreed on Dece,ber 18th to roll over for another six months damaging economic sanctions against Russia for its involvement in the Ukraine crisis, EU sources said, cites LETA. …read more Source: The Baltic...

    Naujoji Ringuva seeks to gain foothold in Sweden’s retail chains
    Dec21

    Naujoji Ringuva seeks to gain foothold in Sweden’s retail chains

    Lithuania’s washing and cleaning products manufacturer Naujoji Ringuva has offset losses in 2015 in Russia’s market with sales in Sweden and Ukraine. Next year, it will seek to gain a foothold in Sweden’s retail chains with its own brand, the Verslo Zinios business daily reports on Monday, cites LETA/BNS. …read more...

    PUTIN: ‘Nobody wants to believe that we’re not trying to bring the Soviet Union back’
    Dec21

    PUTIN: ‘Nobody wants to believe that we’re not trying to bring the Soviet Union back’

    Reuters/Maxim ZmeyevMoscow (AFP) – Russia is not trying to bring back the USSR, President Vladimir Putin said in a documentary aired Sunday, but the problem is that “nobody wants to believe it”. Since the beginning of the Ukraine crisis, which saw pro-Russian leader Viktor Yanukovych ousted by pro-European demonstrators, Moscow...

    Economic Ideas Forum, inspiring ideas into policy action:  7 key takeaways
    Dec21

    Economic Ideas Forum, inspiring ideas into policy action: 7 key takeaways

    We have stabilized the Euro and carried out reforms. Now we need to focus on innovation for growth and the digital economy. These are the words used by Manfred Weber, leader of the European People’s Party (EPP) Group in the European Parliament during his opening of the Economic Ideas Forum that was held in Brussels on December 2nd 2015. The...

    Putin: ‘We don’t want the USSR back but no one believes us’
    Dec21

    Putin: ‘We don’t want the USSR back but no one believes us’

    MOSCOW – Russia is not trying to bring back the USSR, President Vladimir Putin said in a documentary aired yesterday (Dec 20), but the problem is that “nobody wants to believe it”. Since the beginning of the Ukraine crisis, which saw pro-Russian leader Viktor… …read more Source:...

    Putin: Russia Doesn’t Want the USSR Back
    Dec21

    Putin: Russia Doesn’t Want the USSR Back

    President Vladimir Putin has said Russia was not trying to bring back the Soviet Union, but that “nobody wants to believe” it. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Star Wars in Ukraine: Poroshenko vs Kolomoisky
    Dec21

    Star Wars in Ukraine: Poroshenko vs Kolomoisky

    GENEVA, Switzerland — One evening in late October, the skies above Dnipropetrovsk whirled with the sound of helicopters. Below, armored vehicles and a 500-strong SWAT team moved in assault formation. Even by Ukrainian standards, it was a dramatic scene. As he was dragged from his doorstep, the target of the exaggerated raid — the...

    Putin: ‘We don’t want the USSR back but no one believes us’
    Dec21

    Putin: ‘We don’t want the USSR back but no one believes us’

    MOSCOW: Russia is not trying to bring back the USSR, President Vladimir Putin said in a documentary aired Sunday, but the problem is that “nobody wants to believe it”. Since the beginning of the Ukraine crisis, which saw pro-Russian leader Viktor Yanukovych ousted by pro-European demonstrators, Moscow has accused the West of using “the politics...

    Stratfor’s Global Intelligence: Week of Dec. 21, 2015
    Dec21

    Stratfor’s Global Intelligence: Week of Dec. 21, 2015

    BISHKEK (TCA) — The Times of Central Asia presents to its readers Stratfor’s Global Intelligence, a weekly review of the most important events that happened in the world — from Europe to Middle East to Russia to Central Asia to Afghanistan to China and the Americas. The Week That WasTwo moves out of Washington this week marked the end of an...

    Ukraine revolution ousted pro-Russia government, but ‘cancer of corruption’ remains
    Dec21

    Ukraine revolution ousted pro-Russia government, but ‘cancer of corruption’ remains

    KIEV, Ukraine — As the country prepares to mark — “celebrate” seems much too strong a word — the second anniversary of its democratic revolution, many Ukrainians say they feel the country took a wrong turn after the dramatic, bloody uprising that ousted their pro-Russian government. It was two years … …read more Source:...