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    Russia-Ukraine Conflict Update: Electricity Latest Economic Battleground
    Nov12

    Russia-Ukraine Conflict Update: Electricity Latest Economic Battleground

    In the latest economic battle between Ukraine and Russia, Ukraine announced that beginning Friday, it would suspend its electricity imports from Russia, local news source Interfax reported. Ukraine imported 400 megawatts from Russia per day, and the move was seen as part of Ukraine’s drive to become less economically dependent on its...

    Russian News Stations Air ‘Secret’ Plans For Nuclear Weapons
    Nov12

    Russian News Stations Air ‘Secret’ Plans For Nuclear Weapons

    MOSCOW (AP) — President Vladimir Putin’s spokesman said plans for a new submarine-launched nuclear torpedo shown on Kremlin-controlled television were secret and should never have been aired.NTV and Channel One showed a large document — filmed over a military officer’s shoulder during a meeting with Putin — with drawings and details...

    Russian crisis-hit economy slumped 4.1% in 3Q
    Nov12

    Russian crisis-hit economy slumped 4.1% in 3Q

    [Moscow] Russia’s economy shrank 4.1 per cent in the third quarter this year, official statistics showed on Thursday, as a recession caused by low oil prices and Western sanctions over Ukraine continued to take its toll. …read more Source: The Business...

    Kremlin-controlled TV airs ‘secret’ plans for nuclear weapon
    Nov12

    Kremlin-controlled TV airs ‘secret’ plans for nuclear weapon

    MOSCOW (AP) — President Vladimir Putin’s spokesman said plans for a new submarine-launched nuclear torpedo shown on Kremlin-controlled television were secret and should never have been aired.NTV and Channel One showed a large document — filmed over a military officer’s shoulder during a meeting with Putin — with drawings and details...

    Ukraine top Group 5 after win over Bosnia and Herzegovina
    Nov12

    Ukraine top Group 5 after win over Bosnia and Herzegovina

    Ukrainian national football team have today defeated Bosnia and Herzegovina 3-1 in the European qualifying round. Ukraine now top Group 5 with 6 points. …read more Source: Azerbaijan State News...

    Russian crisis-hit economy slumped 4.1 percent in third quarter
    Nov12

    Russian crisis-hit economy slumped 4.1 percent in third quarter

    Russia’s economy shrank 4.1 percent in the third quarter this year, official statistics showed on Nov. 12, as a recession caused by low oil prices and Western sanctions over Ukraine continued to take its toll …read more Source: Hurriyet Daily...

    Ukraine bans workplace discrimination against gays
    Nov12

    Ukraine bans workplace discrimination against gays

    The controversial bill in the deeply conservative eastern European country had failed on two previous occasions in the past week, but it mustered the required parliamentary majority after six consecutive votes in a raucous morning session. …read more Source: Channel...

    Russian ex-cop sentenced to prison for ‘spying for CIA’
    Nov12

    Russian ex-cop sentenced to prison for ‘spying for CIA’

    Russia has sentenced a former policeman to 13 years in prison on high treason charges, accusing him of spying for the CIA, the security service said on Thursday. The Moscow District Court today convicted a former employee of the interior ministry’s Moscow region branch, Yevgeny Chistov, of high treason and sentenced him to 13 years in a...

    Why the Migrant Issue Divides Europe
    Nov12

    Why the Migrant Issue Divides Europe

    There are now two Europes. The first is home to those committed to common political values, shared burdens and an ever closer European Union. The second is for those who see national and European values in almost constant conflict, who say each nation should solve its own problems, whatever the cost to the dream of “Europe whole and free.” This...

    What is separated in Armenia from the state?
    Nov12

    What is separated in Armenia from the state?

    The church or the religious organizations? The main debate on the draft Constitution, of course, is about reproduction and non-reproduction “narrations”. The debate in itself is quite ridiculous, but there is another debate dimension, where the ones saying “No” claim that this draft destroys the Armenian traditional family and the church, while...