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    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...

    Kelly McParland: Trudeau’s plan for regaining Canada’s global prominence: scold your friends, engage their enemies
    Jan28

    Kelly McParland: Trudeau’s plan for regaining Canada’s global prominence: scold your friends, engage their enemies

    The old Canada of Stephen Harper is gone and the new Canada of Stéphane Dion is ascendant. We no longer take sides on global affairs. We don’t pass judgment on right or wrong. We issue “tough messages” to our “friends” in Israel, while agreeing to let bygones be bygones with Iran. We signal our sympathy for Ukraine, but also our willingness...

    EU Court Strikes Down Sanctions On Yanukovych Allies
    Jan28

    EU Court Strikes Down Sanctions On Yanukovych Allies

    An EU court has ruled that the bloc was wrong to freeze the assets of five close associates of ousted Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    [Ticker] Ukraine PM wins asset-freeze court case
    Jan28

    [Ticker] Ukraine PM wins asset-freeze court case

    The EU was wrong to impose an asset freeze on former Ukrainian PM Mykola Azarov and four other officials between 2014 and 2015, the EU court ruled on Thursday, citing a lack of evidence of “misappropriation of state funds”. A separate asset freeze from 2015 to 2016 still stands. …read more Source:...

    Belarus is Сhanging Rapidly and Needs the West
    Jan28

    Belarus is Сhanging Rapidly and Needs the West

    The ongoing conflict in Ukraine, coupled with Russia’s economic decline, has facilitated the separation of Belarusian national identity from all things Russian. The government has made an effort to differentiate Belarus’s interests from those of the Kremlin and to wean the country off Russia’s military and economic support. Some...

    McCain vows to ban use of Russian rocket engines
    Jan28

    McCain vows to ban use of Russian rocket engines

    US Senator John McCain has said he plans to introduce legislation to reinstate restrictions on the use of Russian rocket engines for US military space launch. McCain, chairman of the Senate Armed Services Committee, rebuked senior Pentagon officials who sought to defend the use of Russian rocket engines to send US military satellites into space....

    Gazprom: how the world’s biggest gas producer lost its swagger
    Jan28

    Gazprom: how the world’s biggest gas producer lost its swagger

    A worker welds the first section of the Gazprom South Stream natural gas pipeline in the town of Sajkas, 80 kilometers (50 miles) north of Belgrade, Serbia, on 24th November. ©Marko Drobnjakovic/AP/Press Association Images Gone are the days of Gazprom’s powerful swagger and threats to diversify its business away from Europe to Asia. The...

    Ukrainian separatist appeals extradition in the European Court of Human Rights
    Jan28

    Ukrainian separatist appeals extradition in the European Court of Human Rights

    Vladimir Poljakov, who the Government in December decided to extradite to Ukraine because he allegedly fought with the separatists in eastern Ukraine, has submitted a notice of appeal to the European Court of Human Rights. …read more Source:...

    Holocaust survivors destitute
    Jan28

    Holocaust survivors destitute

    MEMORIAL DAY: Holocaust survivors Miroslaw Celka and Janina Reklajtis attend a ceremony in former Nazi German concentration camp Auschwitz-Birkenau in Oswiecim, Poland, yesterday Picture: REUTERS Tens of thousands spending final years homeless, hungry and cold ISAAC walks a shuffling path through the rotting newspapers and piled-up rubbish bags...

    Afghanistan, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan among world’s most corrupt — watchdog
    Jan28

    Afghanistan, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan among world’s most corrupt — watchdog

    BISHKEK (TCA) — In its 2015 Corruption Perceptions Index (CPI) released on January 27, Transparency International ranked 168 countries based on perceived levels of public-sector corruption. The most corrupt countries in Central Asia, according to the index, were Afghanistan (ranked 166th), Turkmenistan (156th), and Uzbekistan (153rd). Tajikistan...