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    Russian troops put on high alert as part of massive drills
    Feb08

    Russian troops put on high alert as part of massive drills

    MOSCOW (AP) — President Vladimir Putin has scrambled thousands of troops and hundreds of warplanes across southwestern Russia for large-scale military drills intended to test the troops’ readiness amid continuing tensions with the West. Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu said that military units were put on combat alert early Monday, marking...

    Thirty Years After Chernobyl, Ukraine Doubles Down On Nuclear Power
    Feb08

    Thirty Years After Chernobyl, Ukraine Doubles Down On Nuclear Power

    Ukraine is pushing ahead with plans to modernize its aging, Soviet-designed nuclear power plants as part of a grander vision to merge with EU energy markets and further cut ties with Russia. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Writers from 15 countries to gather in Minsk for symposium
    Feb08

    Writers from 15 countries to gather in Minsk for symposium

    Taking part in the symposium will be representatives of Belarus, Russia, Ukraine, Moldova, Azerbaijan, Armenia, Kazakhstan, Tajikistan, Latvia, Lithuania, Slovakia, China, Turkey, Israel, and Italy. …read more Source:...

    Belarus’ Year of Culture to be in spotlight at Minsk Book Fair
    Feb08

    Belarus’ Year of Culture to be in spotlight at Minsk Book Fair

    The 23rd Minsk International Book Fair will be held on 10 to 14 February. Guests from 29 countries, including Russia, Ukraine, Kazakhstan, the United Kingdom, France, the United States and others, will take part in the forum. …read more Source:...

    [Opinion] Dutch voters could derail gay rights in Ukraine
    Feb08

    [Opinion] Dutch voters could derail gay rights in Ukraine

    If Dutch voters stop the EU-Ukraine treaty in a referendum in April, they will help to stall the reform process. What will happen to Ukraine’s LGBT community? …read more Source:...

    Resurgent Jokes Reflect Putin Russia’s Inevitable Untergang
    Feb08

    Resurgent Jokes Reflect Putin Russia’s Inevitable Untergang

    Co-authored with Samuel RachlinSamuel Rachlin, an accomplished, independent Danish journalist, was born in the Soviet Union to a Danish mother and a Lithuanian father during his parents’ deportation to Siberia. He became the first Moscow, later the Washington correspondent for national Danish TV. After a stint as spokesman and advisor to...

    Azerbaijani female wrestlers to prepare for European Championship in Ukraine
    Feb08

    Azerbaijani female wrestlers to prepare for European Championship in Ukraine

    The Azerbaijani national women`s wrestling team are on a training camp in Koncha-Zaspa, Ukraine as they are gearing up for the European Championship to be held in Riga on March 8-13. The national team includes Maria Stadnik, Leyla Gurbanova, Natalia Sinishin and Yuliya Ratkevich …read more Source: Azerbaijan State News...

    Expectations in Ukraine for Meeting of Ruling Coalition
    Feb08

    Expectations in Ukraine for Meeting of Ruling Coalition

    08 de febrero de 2016, 09:19Kiev, Feb 8 (Prensa Latina) The possible dismissal of Prime Minister of Ukraine Arseniy Yatseniuk, and a hypothetical return to the Government of the Minister of Economy and Trade, Aivaras Abromavicius, generate expectations of today””s meeting of the Council of the majority coalition. …read more...

    Putin Calls For Snap Military Drill on East Ukraine Borders
    Feb08

    Putin Calls For Snap Military Drill on East Ukraine Borders

    Russian forces around Ukraine and the Caucasus have been called to a snap drill on the orders of President Vladimir Putin, Russian Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu told state news agency Itar-Tass on Monday. The Russian military saw a spike in mass exercises in 2015, performing at least 4,000 drills in the first nine months alone—500 more than over...

    Russian cosmetics company sets up plant in Estonia
    Feb08

    Russian cosmetics company sets up plant in Estonia

    The Russian producer of organic cosmetics Pervoye Reshenie has opened a plant in Estonia through which it hopes to win back the Ukrainian market and enter European markets, informs LETA/BNS. …read more Source: The Baltic...