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    Putin Snubs Leaders of Ukraine and Georgia On Victory Day
    May10

    Putin Snubs Leaders of Ukraine and Georgia On Victory Day

    Russian President Vladimir Putin snubbed the leaders of Ukraine and Georgia in his traditional Victory Day note to the leaders of a list of former Soviet Republics on Monday. Putin also commended Soviet victory over the Nazis, while omitting to mention the allies involved in toppling Hitler’s fascist regime. Moscow and other Russian cities...

    Defence chiefs warn UK against Brexit
    May10

    Defence chiefs warn UK against Brexit

    Several former US advisors stated that leaving the EU will leave the United Kingdom’s current global status vulnerable. ||| London – Former NATO secretary generals warned on Tuesday that a British exit from the European Union would help enemies of the West while ex-US foreign and defence chiefs cautioned that Britain would have less...

    Oman takes steps to control spread of haemorrhagic fever
    May10

    Oman takes steps to control spread of haemorrhagic fever

    The Crimean — Congo Haemorrhagic Fever has claimed five lives in 2016 so far …read more Source: Gulf...

    Ukraine under pressure to implement terms of Minsk peace agreement
    May10

    Ukraine under pressure to implement terms of Minsk peace agreement

    Most of the provisions of the Minsk II settlement remain unfulfilled, putting mainly Ukraine in a tight spot. Elections in separatist-held territory are at the forefront of diplomatic efforts. …read more Source:...

    Ukraine under pressure to implement terms of Minsk peace agreement
    May10

    Ukraine under pressure to implement terms of Minsk peace agreement

    Most of the provisions of the Minsk II settlement remain unfulfilled, putting mainly Ukraine in a tight spot. Elections in separatist-held territory are at the forefront of diplomatic efforts. …read more Source: Deutsche...

    Germany to press for progress on elections at Ukraine talks
    May10

    Germany to press for progress on elections at Ukraine talks

    BERLIN (AP) ” Germany is putting forward a proposal for holding local elections in eastern Ukraine, with the aim of moving toward a deal before the European Union’s sanctions against Russia expire at the end of July.Diplomats from… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Germany to increase troops for first time since Cold War ended
    May10

    Germany to increase troops for first time since Cold War ended

    BERLIN: Germany is raising the number of its troops for the first time since 1990, ending a quarter of a century of successive cuts in the army since the end of the Cold War. The Bundeswehr is expected to increase in the next seven years by 14,300 soldiers, while 4,400 civilian officers will also be added to the service, Defence Minister Ursula...

    Canada Continues Making Nice With The World By Lifting Sanctions On Authoritarian Belarus
    May10

    Canada Continues Making Nice With The World By Lifting Sanctions On Authoritarian Belarus

    The latest stop on Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s charm offensive is the former Soviet outpost of Belarus, a state often described as “Europe’s last dictatorship.”The Trudeau government announced that they would be following the lead of America and Europe by dropping the eastern European state from its main...

    Gaidar Resigns As Acting Deputy Governor Of Odesa Region
    May10

    Gaidar Resigns As Acting Deputy Governor Of Odesa Region

    The acting deputy governor of Ukraine’s Odesa region, Maria Gaidar, has left the post to become an adviser to Governor Mikheil Saakashvili. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    EBRD, Switzerland strengthen support for small businesses in Central Asia
    May10

    EBRD, Switzerland strengthen support for small businesses in Central Asia

    The Swiss State Secretariat for Economic Affairs SECO is increasing its support for small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in Central Asia with a €4.5 million contribution to the work of the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) Small Business Initiative (SBI) in the Kyrgyz Republic and Tajikistan. This strategic Initiative...