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    Eurostat: US regaining trade market share in EU
    Mar31

    Eurostat: US regaining trade market share in EU

    The United States’ share of total trade in goods with the European Union has risen markedly since 2013, while Russia’s share has fallen sharply over the same period, the EU’s statistics agency said today. The United States captured 18 percent of goods trade with the EU in 2015, compared to about 14 percent in 2011, the Eurostat...

    Russia Claims to Have Detained Ukrainian Spy Trained by CIA
    Mar31

    Russia Claims to Have Detained Ukrainian Spy Trained by CIA

    Russia’s Federal Security Services (FSB) claims to have arrested a Ukrainian intelligence agent who was trained by the U.S. Central Intelligence Agency (CIA). In a statement released on Thursday, the FSB identified the man as Ukrainian Lieutenant Colonel Yuriy Ivanchenko, a counterintelligence officer for Ukraine’s Security Services...

    About 200 scientists to gather for Chernobyl conference in Minsk on 21-22 April
    Mar31

    About 200 scientists to gather for Chernobyl conference in Minsk on 21-22 April

    The international scientific conference Chernobyl: 30 Years Later will take place in the Radiobiology Institute of the National Academy of Sciences of Belarus on 21-22 April. It will gather about 200 scientists from Belarus, Russia, Ukraine, and Japan. …read more Source:...

    Nordic security changed ‘dramatically’ by Ukraine conflict
    Mar31

    Nordic security changed ‘dramatically’ by Ukraine conflict

    Nordic countries agree to tighten security co-operation, establish secure communication lines and exchange radar images. …read more Source:...

    Poland Plans to Remove 500 Soviet Monuments
    Mar31

    Poland Plans to Remove 500 Soviet Monuments

    Poland’s state Institute for National Remembrance (INR) has urged regional authorities to take down 500 Soviet monuments, the institute’s director told Polish news site Onet. Poland has a troubled history with the Soviet Union and its relationship with Moscow is linked to the debate over the 50 years of Soviet influence on the...

    Moscow Boycotts Obama’s Final Nuclear Security Summit
    Mar31

    Moscow Boycotts Obama’s Final Nuclear Security Summit

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Just as fears of nuclear terrorism are rising, U.S. President Barack Obama’s drive to lock down vulnerable atomic materials worldwide seems to have lost momentum and could slow further.With less than 10 months left in office to follow through on one of his signature foreign policy initiatives, Obama will convene...

    Dissociative disorder
    Mar31

    Dissociative disorder

    UKRAINE’S efforts to reach an association agreement with the European Union have led to revolution, poisoned relations with Russia and caused war with Russian-backed separatists. After years of negotiations, Ukrainian and EU leaders at last signed the agreement in Kiev in March 2014, just after the Maidan revolution. But the deal may yet...

    Once more around the bloc
    Mar31

    Once more around the bloc

    TWO years ago a Ukrainian blogger, Mustafa Nayem, published a Facebook post calling people onto Kiev’s Maidan and launched the protest that toppled the government of Viktor Yanukovych. On March 27th Mr Nayem, who is now a deputy in the Rada, Ukraine’s parliament, called people out again—this time to demand the dismissal of the...

    Kirill Shamalov Married Putin’s Daughter, Then Made A Fortune
    Mar31

    Kirill Shamalov Married Putin’s Daughter, Then Made A Fortune

    IGORA, Russia (Reuters) – The wedding party dominated a ski resort nestled in the hills about an hour’s drive north of St. Petersburg. No expense was spared and everyone was sworn to secrecy. The happy couple rode in a traditional Russian sleigh drawn by three white horses, said one of the workers who described the scene to...

    A Ukrainian Village Between Front Lines And Minefields
    Mar31

    A Ukrainian Village Between Front Lines And Minefields

    Only 10 people remain in the village of Syze, about three kilometers from territory held by Russia-backed separatists near Luhansk. The locals have a nickname for a hometown that they see as forgotten and useless: “The Appendix.” (Andriy Dubchak, RFE/RL’s Ukrainian Service) …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...