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    Depardieu’s Stalin film begins shooting in Portugal
    Jan13

    Depardieu’s Stalin film begins shooting in Portugal

    The film starring controversial French-born actor Gérard Depardieu as Soviet dictator Joseph Stalin has begun shooting in Portugal, Russian state news agency RIA Novosti reports. Stalin’s Couch, based on the 2013 novel of the same name ( Le Divan de Staline ) by French author Jean Daniel-Baltassat, is set during the 1950s. Directed by...

    EU launches ‘rule of law’ probe of Poland
    Jan13

    EU launches ‘rule of law’ probe of Poland

    The European Commission decided Wednesday to launch a preliminary assessment of Poland’s recent clampdown on its Constitutional Tribunal, taking the first step toward possible sanctions of Warsaw for actions that may violate the Union’s democratic principles. Frans Timmermans, the Commission’s first vice president, told...

    Yatseniuk Orders to Expand List of Banned Russian Goods to Ukraine
    Jan13

    Yatseniuk Orders to Expand List of Banned Russian Goods to Ukraine

    Ukraine’s Prime Minister Arsenii Yatseniuk ordered to expand the list of Russian goods that are banned from import to Ukraine. …read more Source:...

    Poroshenko: We Will Not Change European Way
    Jan13

    Poroshenko: We Will Not Change European Way

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko has said that a lot has to be done to make Ukraine a better nation and no one will change this way. …read more Source:...

    Australian travel agency offers customers trips to Crimea
    Jan13

    Australian travel agency offers customers trips to Crimea

    SYDNEY. KAZINFORM – An Australian travel company Gateway Travel based in the Sydney suburb has begun offering its customers tours to Crimea since the beginning of this year, the company’s head Antonina Kislyakova told TASS on Wednesday. …read more Source:...

    Lithuania marks 25th anniversary of Soviet crackdown
    Jan13

    Lithuania marks 25th anniversary of Soviet crackdown

    VILNIUS, Lithuania (AP) — With flowers and solemn speeches, Lithuanians are marking the 25th anniversary of a deadly Soviet crackdown that failed to quash the Baltic country’s quest for independence. Hundreds of people gathered Wednesday outside Parliament and near a TV tower in Vilnius to honor the 14 people killed when Soviet troops and...

    All four working groups on Ukraine in talks in Minsk
    Jan13

    All four working groups on Ukraine in talks in Minsk

    The talks are underway in the working groups on security and on political, economic, and humanitarian affairs. …read more Source:...

    What Obama said about Europe…
    Jan13

    What Obama said about Europe…

    U.S. President Barack Obama delivered his final “State of the Union” address Tuesday night, offering a vigorous defense of his years in office and calling on politicians and the American public to overcome partisanship and fear. But almost as interesting as what he said was what he didn’t say, especially regarding Europe. According to a...

    Ukraine PM advises broadening embargo on Russian goods
    Jan13

    Ukraine PM advises broadening embargo on Russian goods

    Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseny Yatseniuk said on Wednesday he recommended the government extend a list of banned Russian goods as part of a retaliatory trade embargo …read more Source: The Daily...

    Tennis: Ferrer leads top seeds into Auckland quarters
    Jan13

    Tennis: Ferrer leads top seeds into Auckland quarters

    WELLINGTON (AFP) – David Ferrer put last weeks Doha disappointment behind him with a comfortable straight-sets win in his opening match at the Auckland Classic on Wednesday.The 6-2, 6-4 victory over Australian qualifier Matthew Barton put the top seed and four-time champion into the quarter-finals to face Czech Lukas Rosol, a surprise...