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    Ukraine’s Poroshenko says sanctions against Russia must remain
    Feb01

    Ukraine’s Poroshenko says sanctions against Russia must remain

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko on Monday urged the West to maintain sanctions against Russia over its backing of militants in the east of the country. …read more Source: Channel...

    Battle to honor slain Putin critic Nemtsov unfolds beneath Kremlin towers
    Feb01

    Battle to honor slain Putin critic Nemtsov unfolds beneath Kremlin towers

    As the Kremlin clock inched toward midnight and the ice-bound river beneath their feet melted, a group of Russians silently stood on the bridge where Boris Nemtsov, the Putin critic and opposition leader, was killed nearly a year ago. “This is about remembering,” Boris Kazadayev, 73, part of the small crowd, told Reuters. “If...

    Ukraine's Poroshenko says sanctions against Russia must remain
    Feb01

    Ukraine's Poroshenko says sanctions against Russia must remain

    BERLIN (Reuters) – Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko on Monday urged the West to maintain sanctions against Russia over its backing of militants in the east of the country. …read more Source: The...

    Chechen Head Kadyrov Puts Russian Opposition Leader in Sniper Scope
    Feb01

    Chechen Head Kadyrov Puts Russian Opposition Leader in Sniper Scope

    Chechen President and Kremlin ally Ramzan Kadyrov has shocked the Russian opposition by posting an ominous video on his Instagram feed that shows opposition leader Mikhail Kasyanov in a sniper’s crosshairs. Kasyanov leads Russia’s Parnas party, which he co-chaired with Boris Nemtsov until Nemtsov was mysteriously shot near the Kremlin...

    Ukraine-China cargo train on Silk Road opens up prospects for trade promotion
    Feb01

    Ukraine-China cargo train on Silk Road opens up prospects for trade promotion

    KIEV: The first cargo train freight connecting Ukraine and China has recently completed its journey, after passing through three other countries along the Silk Road in a test run of a planned regular service, BSS/AFP reported. Although much work is yet to be done to establish a fixed railway route, the new train service is seen here as a...

    Harper wanted to pull out of Europe’s leading security organization: diplomats
    Feb01

    Harper wanted to pull out of Europe’s leading security organization: diplomats

    Former prime minister Stephen Harper wanted to pull Canada out of one of Europe’s leading security organization four years ago but U.S. President Barack Obama convinced him to stay. Three European ambassadors are describing what happened in 2012 when Harper suggested Canada would withdraw from the Organization for Security and Cooperation...

    Poland advances in Index of Economic Freedom
    Feb01

    Poland advances in Index of Economic Freedom

    Poland took 39th spot out of 178 in this years Index of Economic Freedom complied by The Heritage Foundation and The Wall Street Journal. Poland scored 69.3 points, 5.2 points more than last year. Hong Kong, Singapore and new Zealand lead the ranking. “Openness to global commerce and trade, competitive taxation, and an efficient regulatory system...

    Moldova Has One of the Largest Cemeteries in Eastern Europe
    Feb01

    Moldova Has One of the Largest Cemeteries in Eastern Europe

    Moldova’s sprawling Saint Lazarus cemetery is one of the largest graveyards in Eastern Europe.It lies on a hill in Chisinau, the capital of this impoverished nation located between European Union member Romania and Ukraine. Built in the 1960s, it covers 200 hectares (495… …read more Source:...

    Russia Shrugs Off Allegations Against Putin
    Feb01

    Russia Shrugs Off Allegations Against Putin

    The story of Russian President Vladimir Putin over the last few years has been one of his steady descent from a leader welcomed and even feted around the world to one who has had allegations of murder and corruption levied at him. Last month, a British public inquiry concluded Putin probably signed off on the 2006 murder of a former Russian spy...

    Armenia’s Economy 2015 and EEU Implications
    Feb01

    Armenia’s Economy 2015 and EEU Implications

    INTRODUCTION Amid political and economic turbulences of recent years Armenia strives to maintain some balanced status enabling its integration possibilities and cooperation with various economic unions. Following this policy and with hope to exclude extra political and economic impacts, Armenia announced on its intention of engagement with the...