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    Ukraine fines Gazprom $3.5 billion for abuse of transit market (Reuters)
    Jan22

    Ukraine fines Gazprom $3.5 billion for abuse of transit market (Reuters)

    KIEV (Reuters) – The head of Ukraine’s competition authority said on Friday that the watchdog had decided to fine Russian gas company Gazprom 85 billion hryvnias ($3.5 billion) for abu… …read more Source: The West...

    A very special version of Russian democracy
    Jan22

    A very special version of Russian democracy

    When asked whether their country is a democracy, Russians struggle to find a comprehensive answer. Russia cannot be understood with mere intellect Or measured by a common yardstick. Russia is so special That you can only believe in it. These famous lines, written by a Russian poet Feodor Tutchev in 1866, are rightfully timeless. Last week an...

    Ukraine fines Gazprom $3.5 bln, cites abuse of gas transit monopoly
    Jan22

    Ukraine fines Gazprom $3.5 bln, cites abuse of gas transit monopoly

    The head of Ukraine’s competition authority said Friday that the watchdog had decided to fine Russian gas company Gazprom 85 billion hryvnias ($3.5 billion) for abusing its monopoly on the Ukrainian gas transit market …read more Source: The Daily...

    Belarus 50th on Rule of Law Index 2015
    Jan22

    Belarus 50th on Rule of Law Index 2015

    The ranking covers 102 countries. For example, Kazakhstan was placed 65th, Ukraine 70th, Russia 75th. Denmark, Norway and Sweden top the ranking. …read more Source:...

    Russia To Create New Military Divisions In Response To NATO
    Jan22

    Russia To Create New Military Divisions In Response To NATO

    Russia will form four new divisions of ground forces in 2016 in response to “intensified” NATO military exercises. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Amal Clooney confirmed as jailed Azeri reporter’s defense counsel
    Jan22

    Amal Clooney confirmed as jailed Azeri reporter’s defense counsel

    Clooney has represented WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange and former Ukrainian Prime Minister Yulia Tymoshenko in recent years. …read more Source:...

    Putin likely OK’d Alexander Litvinenko death, British inquiry says
    Jan22

    Putin likely OK’d Alexander Litvinenko death, British inquiry says

    British investigators say Russian President Vladimir Putin probably personally approved the assassination of Alexander Litvinenko, a Russian spy-turned-dissident who was exiled in Britain after criticizing Putin and describing him, among other things, as a pedophile. Retired High Court Judge Robert Owen, who conducted the inquiry, wrote that he...

    Moscow rages at ex-spy murder report
    Jan22

    Moscow rages at ex-spy murder report

    President Vladimir Putin appears set to escape sanctions despite being blamed over the murder of Alexander Litvinenko. ||| Moscow – The Russian President, Vladimir Putin, appears set to escape sanctions despite being personally blamed over the murder of Alexander Litvinenko, with the British Government being accused of a weak response to...

    Saudi-Ukrainian businessmen to explore investment
    Jan22

    Saudi-Ukrainian businessmen to explore investment

    RIYADH: The first meeting of the Saudi-Ukrainian businessmen will be held in Riyadh on Feb.1. Describing the meeting as a private sector initiative, Ukrainian Ambassador Vadim Vakhrushev told a press conference here on Tuesday that the businessmen dialogue will aim to introduce the most important investment areas in Ukraine. He said he had...

    Poland quibbles over who’s a refugee and who’s a migrant
    Jan22

    Poland quibbles over who’s a refugee and who’s a migrant

    WARSAW — Beata Szydło sought to deflect pressure for Poland to take asylum seekers by telling the European Parliament that the country is already doing its share. “You speak of migration — that’s a serious problem. Poland has taken in around a million refugees from Ukraine. People whom no one wanted to help,” Poland’s prime minister...