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    Putin And Berlusconi In 240-Year-Old Wine Row
    Sep18

    Putin And Berlusconi In 240-Year-Old Wine Row

    The director of a famous Crimean winery is accused of opening a special bottle of wine for the pair during their tour. …read more Source: Sky...

    Probe against Russian president Vladimir Putin, former Italian premier Silvio Berlusconi for drinking wine
    Sep18

    Probe against Russian president Vladimir Putin, former Italian premier Silvio Berlusconi for drinking wine

    Ukrainian prosecutors are reportedly preparing charges against the director of a winery in Russian-occupied Crimea for uncorking a 240-year-old bottle for Russian President Vladimir Putin and former Italian premier Silvio Berlusconi. Putin and his old friend Berlusconi spent last weekend in Crimea, touring ancient ruins and visiting the...

    Berlusconi sparks probe for vintage wine quaff
    Sep18

    Berlusconi sparks probe for vintage wine quaff

    There’s never a dull moment whenever Silvio Berlusconi and Russian President Vladimir Putin get together. Not only has Italy’s former prime minister been banned from entering Ukraine, but he is now embroiled in a probe after swigging a vintage bottle of wine with Putin in Crimea. …read more Source: The Local...

    Putin, Berlusconi in Ukraine Probe for Drinking Crimea Wine
    Sep18

    Putin, Berlusconi in Ukraine Probe for Drinking Crimea Wine

    Ukrainian prosecutors are reportedly preparing charges against the director of a winery in Russian-occupied Crimea for uncorking a 240-year-old bottle for Russian President Vladimir Putin and former Italian premier Silvio Berlusconi.Putin and his old friend Berlusconi spent… …read more Source:...

    U.S. Plans Military Talks With Russia Over Syria
    Sep18

    U.S. Plans Military Talks With Russia Over Syria

    LONDON (AP) — The U.S. is planning direct talks between Russian and American military officials over Russia’s growing involvement in Syria.Secretary of State John Kerry told reporters in London that President Barack Obama believes such discussions are an important next step as the U.S. and its allies seek to resolve a worsening Syria...

    Azerbaijan should develop economic ties with Russia, MP says
    Sep18

    Azerbaijan should develop economic ties with Russia, MP says

    Azerbaijan should further develop economic relations with Russia, since western sanctions imposed on Russia over the Ukraine crisis in late 2014 have opened up the huge market for the sale of Azerbaijani products. …read more Source:...

    Corruption alleged  at top government rungs
    Sep18

    Corruption alleged at top government rungs

    KYIV – When it comes to reforms, Ukrainians are more concerned about corruption than any other issue, according to a poll conducted in late July by Kyiv’s Razumkov Center and the Kucheriv Democratic Initiatives Fund. When asked to choose five spheres of reform as most important, about 65 percent of the 2,011 respondents cited...

    Saakashvili, Yatsenyuk spar over Ukrainian reforms
    Sep18

    Saakashvili, Yatsenyuk spar over Ukrainian reforms

    A war of words has erupted between Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk and former Georgian President Mikheil Saakashvili, now governor of Ukraine’s Odesa Oblast, over the pace and depth of reforms being implemented by the government in Kyiv. Mr. Saakashvili lashed into Mr. Yatsenyuk’s reform agenda during a September 3...

    Ukraine’s pro-government parties join forces ahead of local elections
    Sep18

    Ukraine’s pro-government parties join forces ahead of local elections

    The parties of President Petro Poroshenko, Kyiv Mayor Vitali Klitschko and Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk have joined forces ahead of the local elections scheduled for October 25. This is in order to defeat the Opposition Bloc, which is associated with the government overthrown in February 2014; oligarchic groups such as the Ukrainian Alliance...

    Action plan to end war in Ukraine charted at Berlin meeting
    Sep18

    Action plan to end war in Ukraine charted at Berlin meeting

    An overall consensus, in broad outline, seems to have taken shape among the main European players, pre-eminently Moscow and Berlin, to accelerate a solution to the conflict in Ukraine by the end of this year, on Russia’s terms. German Chancellor Angela Merkel hosted a meeting in Berlin on August 24, in an unprecedented “Normandy minus […]...