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    Russian artist held for torching security service HQ door
    Nov11

    Russian artist held for torching security service HQ door

    MOSCOW: Russian authorities on Monday detained a political performance artist best known for nailing his scrotum to Red Square after he torched the doors to the headquarters of the FSB security service, the successor to the KGB. Pyotr Pavlensky set fire to the wooden doors of the sprawling FSB building in downtown Moscow around 1am (Monday 6am...

    Putin: Russia doesn’t want to enter arms race
    Nov11

    Putin: Russia doesn’t want to enter arms race

    Speaking during Wednesday’s meeting with arms industries officials, Putin said that the ongoing military upgrade is a compensation for the years of insufficient funding that followed the Soviet collapse. The gathering was the third meeting on military issues in as many days, reflecting the close attention the Russian leader was paying to...

    Ukrainian soldier killed in war-torn east despite truce
    Nov11

    Ukrainian soldier killed in war-torn east despite truce

    Clashes between pro-Russian rebels and government forces have left one Ukrainian soldier dead, Kiev said Wednesday, despite a wobbly ceasefire that has halted much of the fighting …read more Source: The Daily...

    Egypt ranked 83rd out of 141 in tourism competitiveness: WEF
    Nov11

    Egypt ranked 83rd out of 141 in tourism competitiveness: WEF

    By Maydaa Abo El-Nadar Egypt was ranked 83rd out of 141 countries worldwide, in the World Economic Forum’s Travel and Tourism Competitiveness Index (TTCI) for 2015. In the 2011 index Egypt was ranked 75th out of 139 countries, dropping 10 places to reach 85th out of 140 countries in the 2013 index. The UAE managed to go up from 30th place...

    In Ukraine: Military jet crashes, killing pilot
    Nov11

    In Ukraine: Military jet crashes, killing pilot

    Ukraine's military has operated a fleet of around 50 of the Su-25 "Grach" single-seat, twin-engine jets. A Soviet-designed Su-25 jet aircraft crashed in south-eastern Ukraine on Wednesday during a training exercise, killing its pilot, the Ukrainian military said.The incident took place at around 0800 GMT in the Zaporizhya region,...

    Ukraine, separatists report rise in eastern fighting
    Nov11

    Ukraine, separatists report rise in eastern fighting

    Ukraine’s military and pro-Russian separatists accused each other on Wednesday of escalating violence in eastern Ukraine in defiance of a ceasefire deal, as Ukraine reported one of its soldiers killed in a direct attack. …read more Source: Channel...

    Ukraine, separatists report rise in eastern fighting
    Nov11

    Ukraine, separatists report rise in eastern fighting

    KIEV (Reuters) – Ukraine’s military and pro-Russian separatists accused each other on Wednesday of escalating violence in eastern Ukraine in defiance of a ceasefire deal, as Ukraine reported one of its soldiers killed in a direct attack. …read more Source: The...

    PACE does not believe in tears
    Nov11

    PACE does not believe in tears

    Our interlocutor is the leading analyst of the Center for Regional Studies, RA President’s Special Envoy (1992-95), Head of the National Security Service of Armenia (1994-95) Davit Shahnazaryan – On November 4, in Paris, the PACE Political Committee accepted the notorious report of the British deputy Robert Walter entitled “Rise of violence...

    Ukraine, separatists trade accusations of ceasefire violations, increased attacks
    Nov11

    Ukraine, separatists trade accusations of ceasefire violations, increased attacks

    Ukrainian military says separatist rebels violate ceasefire 21 times in past 24 hours, with one soldier killed …read more Source: The Globe and...

    Sanctions Suspended, Belarusian Airlines, Warsaw Conference – Ostrogorski Centre Digest
    Nov11

    Sanctions Suspended, Belarusian Airlines, Warsaw Conference – Ostrogorski Centre Digest

    Image: Polish Institute of International Affairs In the past month, Belarus’s authorities have continued to benefit from balancing between east and west. The EU suspended sanctions against Belarus in response to the nonviolent presidential election, and in the east Belarus continues to enjoy the benefits of Russia-Ukraine tensions. Ihar...