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    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,...

    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...

    Russia sues Ukraine in London over unpaid $3B debt: minister
    Feb17

    Russia sues Ukraine in London over unpaid $3B debt: minister

    NNA – Russia has filed a lawsuit against Ukraine at the High Court in London over a disputed $3 billion loan that Moscow says Kiev has refused to pay back, the finance minister said Wednesday. “Today …read more Source: National News...

    Ukraine’s Yatsenyuk hobbled despite winning no-confidence vote (AFP)
    Feb17

    Ukraine’s Yatsenyuk hobbled despite winning no-confidence vote (AFP)

    Kiev (AFP) – Ukraine’s pro-Western government has been left politically weakened and under even fiercer pressure from foreign allies to pursue reforms needed for the release of vital aid despite narrowly surviving a no-confidence vote. …read more Source: The West...

    High-ranking Ukraine monitor frustrated with both sides
    Feb17

    High-ranking Ukraine monitor frustrated with both sides

    The deputy head of the international monitoring mission in eastern Ukraine has upbraided both sides in the conflict as not fully committed to the truce. …read more Source: FOX...