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    Estonia could ban Russian officials from Schengen over pilot arrest
    Mar16

    Estonia could ban Russian officials from Schengen over pilot arrest

    As the Estonian parliament on Tuesday voted ‘Yes’ to a petition in which Russia is called upon to release illegally imprisoned Ukrainian fighter pilot Nadiya Savchenko, it may impose a unilateral ban on 29 Russian officials tied to the case from entering the Schengen zone, reported EUobserver. …read more Source:...

    Belarus Reality Check, Life After Sanctions – Digest Of Belarusian Analytics
    Mar16

    Belarus Reality Check, Life After Sanctions – Digest Of Belarusian Analytics

    Photo: svaboda.org Over the last weeks Belarusian analysts widely discussed the removal of EU sanctions and possible scenarios of further rapprochement, as well as benefits for Belarus. The surveys demonstrate that Belarus citizens became worse off, yet they are not going to channel the falling incomes into mass protests. Green activists reveal...

    Putin ‘now prepared to sacrifice Assad’
    Mar16

    Putin ‘now prepared to sacrifice Assad’

    Vladimir Putin is willing to jettison President Bashar al-Assad as part of a deal to end the five-year conflict in Syria, Western powers believe. ||| Geneva – Vladimir Putin is willing to jettison President Bashar al-Assad as part of a deal to end the five-year conflict in Syria, Western powers believe.Following the surprise declaration by...

    The Daily Vertical: Back To The Ukraine Front (Transcript)
    Mar16

    The Daily Vertical: Back To The Ukraine Front (Transcript)

    All eyes may be on Russia’s pullout in Syria. But we should also be paying close attention to the Kremlin’s next moves in Ukraine. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    The Daily Vertical: Back To The Ukraine Front
    Mar16

    The Daily Vertical: Back To The Ukraine Front

    The Daily Vertical is a video primer for Russia-watchers that appears Monday through Friday. Viewers can suggest topics via Twitter @PowerVertical or on the Power Vertical Facebook page. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    @Kady’s Watchlist for Mar. 16 – Next stop for PMJT: New York City!
    Mar16

    @Kady’s Watchlist for Mar. 16 – Next stop for PMJT: New York City!

    Just days after returning home from his much-discussed swing through Washington, DC, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is heading south of the border once again – this time, to United Nations Headquarters in New York City. According to the itinerary provided by his office, Trudeau will begin his day with a mid-morning media availability in the UN...

    Turkey slams Russia’s Crimea invasion
    Mar16

    Turkey slams Russia’s Crimea invasion

    Two years after illegal 2014 ‘referendum’, Ankara decries mistreatment of Tatars, condemns annexation …read more Source: Anadolu...

    Cats and dogs: fighters’ best friends in east Ukraine
    Mar16

    Cats and dogs: fighters’ best friends in east Ukraine

    ‘Where there is a cat, everything is alright’ …read more Source: Gulf...

    Cats and dogs: fighters’ best friends in east Ukraine
    Mar16

    Cats and dogs: fighters’ best friends in east Ukraine

    A Ukrainian serviceman holds a cat as he guards a checkpoint near Sartana village, a suburb of the Sea of Azov port city of Mariupol that remains Kiev’s main stronghold in the conflict zonein Donetsk region. AFP PHOTO SARTANA, Ukraine: They fight rats, depression and even serve in combat roles—dogs and yes, some cats, have turned into a...

    Man City progress in Champions League but lose Kompany
    Mar16

    Man City progress in Champions League but lose Kompany

    Credits Oli Scarff/AFP/Getty Images City make the quarter finals for the first time, but may have paid a heavy price as skipper limps off Match Report Wednesday, March 16, 2016 – 8:47am Manchester City 0 Dynamo Kiev 0 (Man City win 3-1 on …read more Source: The...