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    European Parliament mentions pre-requisites of lifting sanctions on Russia
    Feb04

    European Parliament mentions pre-requisites of lifting sanctions on Russia

    …read more Source: NEWS.am

    Demonising Russia won’t give us security | Letters
    Feb04

    Demonising Russia won’t give us security | Letters

    We note with alarm that public discourse about Russia is coloured by militaristic and dangerous terms which may talk us into war (We’r*e back to great-power conflict, says US defence secretary, 3 February). The country’s portrayal as an aggressive power increases its perception of threat, accelerating a military and ideological...

    Assange finds surprising ally — but it may not be enough
    Feb04

    Assange finds surprising ally — but it may not be enough

    LONDON (AP) — WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange has found a surprising ally — a little known United Nations panel that has decided he has been unfairly detained in Britain while seeking to avoid extradition to Sweden to answer allegations of sexual misconduct. Swedish officials said Thursday the UN panel report concludes Assange has been a victim...

    Prague Releases Suspected Lebanese Arms Trader Wanted By U.S.
    Feb04

    Prague Releases Suspected Lebanese Arms Trader Wanted By U.S.

    A Czech court has set free a suspected Lebanese arms trader wanted by Washington in an exchange to free five Czech citizens held in Lebanon. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Ukraine’s economic minister resigns over government corruption
    Feb04

    Ukraine’s economic minister resigns over government corruption

    Andrew V. PestanoKIEV, Ukraine, Feb. 4 (UPI) — Ukraine’s economic minister resigned on Wednesday, saying government officials actively attempted to block his efforts to combat corruption. …read more Source: United Press...

    Putin Is a Compulsive Risk-Taker
    Feb04

    Putin Is a Compulsive Risk-Taker

    He is doubling down on Ukraine, Syria and his failing economic policies. …read more Source:...

    Economic minister’s resignation plunges Ukraine into new crisis
    Feb04

    Economic minister’s resignation plunges Ukraine into new crisis

    Aivaras Abromavičius and his entire team quit complaining of ingrained corruption, a major blow to president and governmentUkraine has been thrust into a new political crisis after the economic minister and his team tendered their resignations complaining of ingrained corruption, which has replaced the simmering separatist conflict as the...

    Ukraine faces fresh crisis after economy minister quits
    Feb04

    Ukraine faces fresh crisis after economy minister quits

    Ukraine faced the prospect Thursday of a fresh political crisis sparked by its reformist economy minister’s resignation in protest at alleged influence-peddling and state graft. …read more Source: Channel...

    Ukraine faces fresh crisis after economy minister quits
    Feb04

    Ukraine faces fresh crisis after economy minister quits

    Ukraine faced the prospect Thursday of a fresh political crisis as its reformist economy minister resigned in protest at alleged influence-peddling and state graft. …read more Source: Global...

    These Are the World’s ‘Most Miserable’ Economies
    Feb04

    These Are the World’s ‘Most Miserable’ Economies

    Venezuela, Argentina and South Africa top the list of the “world’s most miserable economies,” according to a new Bloomberg report. The list ranks 63 world economies factoring in each country’s unemployment and inflation rates.Top ranking Venezuela, four times as miserable as its closest competitor on the list, has a staggering...