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    Cops: Pennsylvania honors student was 23-year-old Ukrainian
    Feb25

    Cops: Pennsylvania honors student was 23-year-old Ukrainian

    HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Police say a central Pennsylvania high school honors student was actually a 23-year-old Ukrainian national using a false identity after his visa expired. …read more Source: U.S....

    Putin and Trump Are ‘Dangerous Clowns,’ Says Pussy Riot Member
    Feb25

    Putin and Trump Are ‘Dangerous Clowns,’ Says Pussy Riot Member

    Pussy Riot’s Nadya Tolokonnikova has branded Russian President Vladimir Putin and aspiring U.S. presidential candidate Donald Trump “dangerous clowns” who have much in common. Putin first became president over 15 years ago, with relatively little experience in politics, having mainly worked for Moscow’s security services prior to the...

    How Putin Made Russia’s Military Into a Modern, Lethal Fighting Force
    Feb25

    How Putin Made Russia’s Military Into a Modern, Lethal Fighting Force

    Mitchell Yates Security, Eurasia It’s more capable of conducting combat operations than at any point since the end of the Cold War. The 2014 annexation of the Crimea and subsequent “stealth invasion” of eastern Ukraine by the Russian Federation, as well as Moscow’s commitment to Basher al-Assad’s regime in Syria, are indicative...

    Over 1,200 refugees apply for asylum in Belarus in 2015
    Feb25

    Over 1,200 refugees apply for asylum in Belarus in 2015

    The biggest number of people seeking asylum in Belarus in 2015 were from Ukraine, Syria and Afghanistan. …read more Source:...

    Baltic think tank: Kremlin uses lies, intimidation to maintain dominance
    Feb25

    Baltic think tank: Kremlin uses lies, intimidation to maintain dominance

    The Kremlin has attempted to launch its regional globalization project whose political and economic interests would be represented by the Eurasian Economic Union, while ideology would manifest in the Eastern Orthodoxy-based “Russian world”, according to “Fortress Russia: Political, Economic, and Security Development in Russia...

    Belarus Capital Minsk is The Worst European City to Live In
    Feb25

    Belarus Capital Minsk is The Worst European City to Live In

    The Belarusian capital of Minsk is Europe’s worst city to live in, according to analytics firm Mercer who annually compare quality of life indexes across the world. Seven out of the top 10 cities to live in were European, although all of them are firmly in Western Europe. Starting with Vienna, all of Europe’s top cities are either in...

    Russian Court Denies Release For Crimean Tatar Leader’s Son
    Feb25

    Russian Court Denies Release For Crimean Tatar Leader’s Son

    A court in the Russian city of Astrakhan has rejected a request for the early release of the son of leading Crimean Tatar politician Mustafa Dzhemilev. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Sri Lanka, Iran talks on economic cooperation begin in Colombo
    Feb25

    Sri Lanka, Iran talks on economic cooperation begin in Colombo

    Iran, eager to resume trade relations with the world after the illegal US and EU sanctions lifted earlier this year, has initiated talks on economic corporation with Sri Lanka with the visit of Energy Minister Hamid Chitchian to Colombo. According to Colombo Page, in its first bilateral discussions with Sri Lanka, held yesterday in Colombo, Iran...

    Amanda Paul: War by Accident in Nagorno-Karabakh Continues to Increase
    Feb25

    Amanda Paul: War by Accident in Nagorno-Karabakh Continues to Increase

    Amanda Paul, Senior Policy Analyst at European policy center, geopolitical and foreign policy analyst and journalist, is the interviewee of 168.am. Her main areas of expertise include foreign and domestic policies of Turkey and the Ukraine, Russian foreign policy, the South Caucasus, Eastern Partnership and European Neighborhood Policy (ENP), and...

    Kolozha Chime brings together church music performers from eight countries
    Feb25

    Kolozha Chime brings together church music performers from eight countries

    Kolozha Chime has brought together 35 choirs and ensembles from Belarus, Russia, Ukraine, Poland, Romania, Armenia, Serbia, and France. The festival opened with a concert by the student choir of the Belarusian State Academy of Music. …read more Source:...