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    Ukraine’s Government Faces Fresh Problems, at Home, Abroad
    Feb17

    Ukraine’s Government Faces Fresh Problems, at Home, Abroad

    Ukraine’s government faced fresh challenges at home and abroad Wednesday, when a major political party withdrew from the governing coalition and Russia filed suit against the country over a $3 billion Eurobond debt. Former Prime Minister Yulia Tymoshenko announced her Fatherland party was leaving Ukraine’s governing coalition, which...

    Russian Refugees in Ukraine: The Broken Hopes
    Feb17

    Russian Refugees in Ukraine: The Broken Hopes

    Co-author: Yulia Arkhipova Right after Putin’s third term, and especially after the Maidan revolution in Ukraine followed by the Russian annexation of Crimea and the subsequent military conflict in Eastern Ukraine, the Russian authorities dramatically increased the anti-opposition campaign. They keep adopting a new restrictive legislation,...

    Russia sues Ukraine over unpaid $3 billion loan
    Feb17

    Russia sues Ukraine over unpaid $3 billion loan

    Russia has filed a lawsuit against Ukraine at London’s Court of International Arbitration over a disputed $3-billion loan Kiev has failed to repay. …read more Source: Iran...

    The Russian Connection Between Syria and Ukraine
    Feb17

    The Russian Connection Between Syria and Ukraine

    Joseph S. Nye Jr Security, Eurasia Moscow may try to link cooperation in the Syrian crisis to relief from sanctions. For the last fifty-two years, leaders from around the world have gathered in Munich for an annual review of world security problems. This year’s discussion focused on the civil war in Syria. Not only is Syria a political and...

    Orban tells Putin EU unlikely to ‘automatically’ extend Russia sanctions (AFP)
    Feb17

    Orban tells Putin EU unlikely to ‘automatically’ extend Russia sanctions (AFP)

    Novo-Ogaryovo (Russia) (AFP) – Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban told Russian President Vladimir Putin on Wednesday that European Union countries were increasingly keen to cooperate with Moscow and will not “automatically” extend sanctions over Ukraine. …read more Source: The West...

    Hungary: EU sanctions on Russia unlikely to be renewed
    Feb17

    Hungary: EU sanctions on Russia unlikely to be renewed

    Hungary has said EU economic sanctions on Russia won’t be renewed when they expire in mid-2016. Russia confirmed it will help Hungary to pay for a new nuclear plant. …read more Source:...

    Russia sues Ukraine over unpaid $3 billion loan
    Feb17

    Russia sues Ukraine over unpaid $3 billion loan

    Russia files a lawsuit against Ukraine over its failure to repay a three-billion-dollar loan. …read more Source:...

    Russia sues Ukraine over unpaid $3 billion loan
    Feb17

    Russia sues Ukraine over unpaid $3 billion loan

    Russia files a lawsuit against Ukraine over its failure to repay a three-billion-dollar loan. …read more Source:...

    Burcu Gultekin Punsmann: Russia’s military operation in Syria has direct influence on Turkey
    Feb17

    Burcu Gultekin Punsmann: Russia’s military operation in Syria has direct influence on Turkey

    The downing of the Russian warplane by the Turkish Air Force did not at all meet the logic of the Russian-Turkish relations. What could be the real reason of such an abrupt turnabout in the Turkish policy and what may the escalation in the Ankara-Moscow relations result in? ‘Syria’ is not just a regional crisis like, say, the...

    Russia files lawsuit against Ukraine over $3bn debt in London Court
    Feb17

    Russia files lawsuit against Ukraine over $3bn debt in London Court

    Moscow plans to sue Kiev in London’s Court of International Arbitration to recover a $3 billion loan Ukraine failed to repay in December. Kiev has defaulted on the payment, and asked the Kremlin to be flexible in restructuring the debt.According to Russian Finance Minister Anton Siluanov, the lawsuit was filed after repeated unsuccessful...