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    Why Belarus KGB Detained the Country’s Former Top Businesman
    Mar18

    Why Belarus KGB Detained the Country’s Former Top Businesman

    Former Belarusian Oligarch Chyzh and KGB Chairman Vakulchyk On 11 March, the Belarusian State Security Committee (KGB) detained Yury Chyzh, one of Belarus’ richest businessmen who used to be on friendly terms with President Alexander Lukashenka. The European Union once viewed him as “Lukashenka’s purse” and he was on the...

    Ericsson and UCom to launch high-speed LTE network in Armenia
    Mar18

    Ericsson and UCom to launch high-speed LTE network in Armenia

    UCom Company will launch 4G/LTE network on the basis of Ericsson equipment on the whole territory of Armenia. As the press-service of Ericsson Company informed ArmInfo, UCom Telecommunication Company and Ericsson (NASDAQ: ERIC) signed a contract on development of 4G/LTE network throughout the territory of Armenia. Under the contract Ericsson will...

    Russian President To Visit Crimea
    Mar18

    Russian President To Visit Crimea

    Russian news reports say President Vladimir Putin will visit Crimea on March 18, two years after Moscow illegally annexed the peninsula from Ukraine. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    World’s first Pele shrine shines in war-torn Ukraine
    Mar18

    World’s first Pele shrine shines in war-torn Ukraine

    In the heart of an eastern Ukrainian city shaken by echoes of guns stands the world’s first shrine to football legend Pele that miraculously survived nearly two years of war. The creator of the unlikely Lugansk museum painted in Brazilian gold and green and adorned by a bronze statue of Pele and a giant football at its front door is a...

    German Minister Aims To Get Russian Sanctions Lifted
    Mar18

    German Minister Aims To Get Russian Sanctions Lifted

    German Economy Minister Sigmar Gabriel has called on the European Union to create conditions by this summer to lift sanctions imposed against Russia over the conflict in Ukraine. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Prague initiates debate on Savchenko at EU summit
    Mar18

    Prague initiates debate on Savchenko at EU summit

    Brussels – The ongoing EU summit dealt with the case of the imprisoned Ukrainian pilot Nadyia Savchenko for several dozen minutes on the Czech initiative, Prime Minister Bohuslav Sobotka told reporters… …read more Source: České...

    Czech press survey – March 18
    Mar18

    Czech press survey – March 18

    Prague – Prime Minister Bohuslav Sobotka shows the Czech society that not refugees, but Russia is a real threat by his standing up for the imprisoned Ukrainian pilot Nadyia Savchenko, Teodor Marjanovic… …read more Source: České...

    This Time Again—Azerbaijani Army
    Mar18

    This Time Again—Azerbaijani Army

    Again—surprise by Russia. This time, not only for us, but for everybody. Putin commanded to withdraw air forces for Syria. Just about all day long mass media and politicians weren’t commenting this unexpected decision. Immense time was needed to find any explanation for it. They are quite different, and what is more important—rather...

    Abuse of Prisoners of Conscience is Rampant in Former Soviet Union
    Mar18

    Abuse of Prisoners of Conscience is Rampant in Former Soviet Union

    Image: Prison. Stock Photo. Pixabay.com Kazakhstan’s prison authorities were itching to get their hands on human-rights lawyer Vadim Kuramshin, who had embarrassed them inside and outside the country by exposing abuse of inmates. When Kuramshin accused prosecutors in southern Kazakhstan’s Zhambyl Province of corruption, the prison...

    The President Who Dared to Take on Putin
    Mar18

    The President Who Dared to Take on Putin

    Lithuanian President Dalia Grybauskaite was blunt about her neighbor?s aggression after it took over Crimea?and in an interview, she sounds the alarm about her nation?s vulnerability. …read more Source: The Daily...