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    OSCE watchdog slams US, Russia for ‘foreign agent’ media laws
    Nov17

    OSCE watchdog slams US, Russia for ‘foreign agent’ media laws

    Journalists watch Russian President Vladimir Putin on a big screen during his annual news conference in Moscow, Russia, December 20, 2012. REUTERS/Maxim Shemetov/FilesVIENNA: The Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe’s (OSCE) media watchdog said on Thursday moves by the United States and Russia to force some foreign media to...

    Massive bridge shows Putin is doubling down on Crimea land grab
    Nov17

    Massive bridge shows Putin is doubling down on Crimea land grab

    Workers are racing to build a colossal bridge — a $3 billion megaproject — that will connect southern Russia to the Crimean Peninsula …read more Source:...

    New bridge shows Putin is doubling down on Crimea land grab
    Nov17

    New bridge shows Putin is doubling down on Crimea land grab

    Russian President Vladimir Putin thumbed his nose at the world when he took Crimea from Ukraine. And it looks like he will be holding on to it forever, based on the bridge he’s building. Elizabeth Palmer reports. …read more Source:...

    Ukraine Investigators Fear Corruption Cases Could Get Buried
    Nov17

    Ukraine Investigators Fear Corruption Cases Could Get Buried

    Ukrainian investigators fear corruption probes could get buried because the national anti-corruption bureau will soon be flooded by thousands of old cases and recently passed legislation could further hobble their work. Their comments spotlight Kyiv’s patchy record on fighting corruption, which has delayed billions in aid from international...

    Putin speaks  with Ukraine’s  separatist leaders
    Nov16

    Putin speaks with Ukraine’s separatist leaders

    Moscow: Russian President Vladimir Putin has spoken to eastern Ukraine’s rebel leaders to discuss a prisoner swap, his first publicly acknowledged direct contact with the two pro-Russian separatist republics. The Kremlin said late Wednesday that Putin spoke by telephone with Alexander Zakharchenko, leader of the self-proclaimed Donetsk...

    Senior U.S. Diplomat Warns Of Russia’s ‘Clear, Real’ Threat To The West
    Nov16

    Senior U.S. Diplomat Warns Of Russia’s ‘Clear, Real’ Threat To The West

    A senior U.S. State Department official says Russia’s actions over the past decade have shown that Moscow’s willingness to violate the sovereignty and territorial integrity of other nations is “real” and not “simply rhetorical.” …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    A new party for Cyprus’s Russian exiles and expats

    HUNDREDS of Western-trained Cypriot lawyers and accountants earn a living by handling the affairs of Russian and Ukrainian offshore companies. The relationship has flourished since the island became a base for proto-capitalists from the former Soviet Union in the 1990s, thanks to a communist-era treaty on removing double taxation. A relaxed...

    Zoltán Kovács, stop mischaracterizing statements by Lamberto Zannier!
    Nov16

    Zoltán Kovács, stop mischaracterizing statements by Lamberto Zannier!

    Benjamin NovakZoltán Kovács, stop mischaracterizing statements by Lamberto Zannier! Government spokesman Zoltán Kovács (L) and Minister overseeing the Prime Minister’s Office János Lázár | MTI: Lajos SoósOn Thursday, Acting Deputy Chief of the US Mission to the OSCE Michele Siders blasted Hungary for knowingly misrepresenting comments by...

    Britain Accuses Russia of Brexit Vote Meddling as New Evidence Emerges
    Nov16

    Britain Accuses Russia of Brexit Vote Meddling as New Evidence Emerges

    After widespread allegations of Russian interference in the 2016 U.S. Presidential election, the first evidence is emerging of possible attempts by Moscow to influence Britain’s referendum on leaving the European Union. Researchers have identified thousands of social media accounts that promoted anti-EU messages or sought to whip up...

    EU Commissioner Confident Of Reduction Of Roaming Charges For Eastern Partners
    Nov16

    EU Commissioner Confident Of Reduction Of Roaming Charges For Eastern Partners

    Johannes Hahn, the EU’s European neighborhood policy and enlargement negotiations commissioner, says he is working on lowering the roaming tariffs between the EU and Georgia, Moldova, and Ukraine, and is aiming for their eventual abolition. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...