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    Tatar Leader Vows Crimea Blockade Will Continue
    Jan20

    Tatar Leader Vows Crimea Blockade Will Continue

    Crimean Tartars have led a months-long blockade of Crimea to push for its return to Ukrainian rule. Despite growing hardships, one leading activist is adamant the action must continue. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Iran’s hardline military force is destined to become richer now that sanctions have been lifted
    Jan19

    Iran’s hardline military force is destined to become richer now that sanctions have been lifted

    Reuters ANKARA (Reuters) – Iran’s Revolutionary Guards did well under international sanctions, and the elite military force is destined to become still richer now they’ve been lifted. Iran’s clerical rulers have supported economic growth of the Guards, rewarding the group for sanctions-busting as well as suppressing...

    Why Iran’s Revolutionary Guards Benefit from the End of Sanctions
    Jan19

    Why Iran’s Revolutionary Guards Benefit from the End of Sanctions

    ANKARA (Reuters) – Iran’s Revolutionary Guards did well under international sanctions, and the elite military force is destined to become still richer now they’ve been lifted. Iran’s clerical rulers have supported economic growth of the Guards, rewarding the group for sanctions-busting as well as suppressing dissent at...

    Former Commander Of Pro-Russian Separatists Says He Executed People Based On Stalin-Era Laws
    Jan19

    Former Commander Of Pro-Russian Separatists Says He Executed People Based On Stalin-Era Laws

    For most of his 42-minute appearance on a radio talk show, former Russia-backed separatist commander Igor Girkin sounded like nothing more than a fanatic discussing a dream now widely dismissed as fantasy. It wasn’t until the last minute that the interview with him went from surreal to chilling. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe /...

    Andrzej Caruk: Communism is not just a threat from the past
    Jan19

    Andrzej Caruk: Communism is not just a threat from the past

    Considering communist North Korea’s “unduly harsh” life sentence last month to Canadian pastor Hyeon Soo Lim for his Christian missionary activities, and the recent provocative claim of a successful hydrogen bomb detonation, described by Canada’s Foreign Affairs Minister Stéphane Dion as a “grave threat to international peace and...

    Ukraine debunks YouTube terror threat against Netherlands
    Jan19

    Ukraine debunks YouTube terror threat against Netherlands

    A nationalist fighter group and the Ukrainian government have debunked a YouTube clip threatening terrorist attacks if Dutch people vote No in a referendum on the EU-Ukraine treaty. …read more Source:...

    Ukraine ramps up peace talks with French, German envoys (AFP)
    Jan19

    Ukraine ramps up peace talks with French, German envoys (AFP)

    Kiev (AFP) – Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko held talks Tuesday with top German and French diplomats that sources said aimed to break the uneasy stalemate in the former Soviet nation’s pro-Russian separatist revolt. …read more Source: The West...

    Gorbachev says Russia must step up economy efforts
    Jan19

    Gorbachev says Russia must step up economy efforts

    MOSCOW (AP) — Mikhail Gorbachev, the last leader of the Soviet Union, is warning that Russia needs to increase efforts to find a solution to its ailing economy. Gorbachev’s comments to the state news agency RIA Novosti on Tuesday came a day after the ruble hit an all-time low against the euro, as Russia struggles with a sharp decline in...

    Kiev Fears Social Explosion and Delays Minsk Political Process
    Jan19

    Kiev Fears Social Explosion and Delays Minsk Political Process

    19 de enero de 2016, 12:51Kiev, Jan 19 (Prensa Latina) The threat of social explosion and the immobility in the implementation of the political process agreed upon in Minsk with the insurgent People””s Republics of Donetsk (PRD) and Lugansk (PRL) are exerting pressure on the Ukrainian rulers todayn Tuesday. …read more Source:...

    Deadly Swine Flu Hits Russia, Ukraine, Armenia, Kazakhstan
    Jan19

    Deadly Swine Flu Hits Russia, Ukraine, Armenia, Kazakhstan

    The deadly swine flu has caused deaths in Russia and other former Soviet republics. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...