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    Court deals new blow to EU on Ukraine sanctions
    Jan28

    Court deals new blow to EU on Ukraine sanctions

    An EU court ruled Thursday that the European Union’s 2014 decision to impose sanctions on five Ukrainians should be overturned, dealing another setback to the bloc’s ongoing efforts to blacklist businessmen and former officials from Ukraine. The General Court of the EU ordered that the men, including former prime minister Mykola...

    EU sanctions on former Ukraine regime unravel
    Jan28

    EU sanctions on former Ukraine regime unravel

    Combined investigative capacities of 28 EU states and 18,000 Ukrainian officials, over two years, failed to build a case that former Ukraine regime stole money. …read more Source:...

    ISIS Could Use Russians Who Visit Turkey As Human Shields: Tourism Agency
    Jan28

    ISIS Could Use Russians Who Visit Turkey As Human Shields: Tourism Agency

    Russia’s state tourism agency has issued a warning to Russian citizens against going to Turkey, saying they are likely to be targeted by the Islamist group Islamic State (ISIS). Turkey and Russia have been embroiled in a bitter diplomatic row since the Turkish military downed a Russian Su-24 fighter in November. While Turkey accused the...

    NATO chief celebrates ‘close to zero’ defense cuts
    Jan28

    NATO chief celebrates ‘close to zero’ defense cuts

    NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg praised the change in trend on military spending in Europe on Thursday, saying cutbacks had practically stopped — while urging more action to counter threats from Russia and in the Mediterranean. “After many years of substantial cuts in defense spending, the cuts have now practically stopped among European...

    NATO looks to combat Russia’s ‘information weapon’
    Jan28

    NATO looks to combat Russia’s ‘information weapon’

    PHUKET: NATO may combat Kremlin “weaponisation of information” used to support action such as the 2014 seizure of Crimea by creating a new more powerful communications section and declassifying more sensitive material, according to draft plans.Both NATO and the European Union are concerned by Russia’s ability to use television...

    NATO debates first Russia talks since 2014 (AFP)
    Jan28

    NATO debates first Russia talks since 2014 (AFP)

    Brussels (AFP) – NATO head Jens Stoltenberg confirmed Thursday the alliance is discussing whether to hold its first formal talks with Russia since 2014 when the Ukraine crisis plunged relations into a deep freeze. …read more Source: The West...

    NATO Mulls First Russia Talks Since 2014: Jens Stoltenberg
    Jan28

    NATO Mulls First Russia Talks Since 2014: Jens Stoltenberg

    NATO head Jens Stoltenberg confirmed Thursday the alliance is discussing whether to hold its first formal talks with Russia since 2014 when the Ukraine crisis plunged relations into a deep freeze. …read more Source:...

    Linkevicius calls for pressure on Kremlin to ensure peace in Eastern Ukraine  – The Baltic Times
    Jan28

    Linkevicius calls for pressure on Kremlin to ensure peace in Eastern Ukraine – The Baltic Times

    Writing for the Wall Street Journal, Lithuanian Foreign Minister, Linas Linkevicius has said international community should not demand that the …… …read more Source: The Baltic...

    Premier League giants, Arsenal, have agreed a £23m fee for this highly rated midfielder.
    Jan28

    Premier League giants, Arsenal, have agreed a £23m fee for this highly rated midfielder.

    Thursday, January 28, 2016 – Premier League giants, Arsenal, have reportedly agreed on a £23m fee with Dynamo Kiev for midfielder, Andriy Yarmolenko. The versatile attacker has been a long-term target for the North London club and although the deal has been agreed in principle, the 26-year old is unlikely to join the Gunners this...

    AK-47 Assault Rifles To Be Made In Florida
    Jan28

    AK-47 Assault Rifles To Be Made In Florida

    Kalashnikov USA was forced to cut ties with its Russian parent company because of sanctions on Moscow during the Crimea crisis. …read more Source: Sky...