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    New report critical of Russian foreign policy
    Feb02

    New report critical of Russian foreign policy

    Istanbul-based rights group slams Russia’s role in Syria, Georgia and Crimea …read more Source: Anadolu...

    Merkel Tells Putin to ’Use Influence’ to Rein in Ukraine Separatists
    Feb02

    Merkel Tells Putin to ’Use Influence’ to Rein in Ukraine Separatists

    Chancellor Angela Merkel on Tuesday urged Russian President Vladimir Putin to use his influence to rein in separatists in eastern Ukraine …read more Source: Al-Manar...

    Putin, Merkel discuss situation in Ukraine
    Feb02

    Putin, Merkel discuss situation in Ukraine

    …read more Source: Today.Az

    Pentagon seeks to boost spending to Europe
    Feb02

    Pentagon seeks to boost spending to Europe

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Senior defense officials say the Pentagon will seek to quadruple the amount it is spending on military aid to Europe, amid expanding threats from Islamic State militants and an increasingly aggressive Russia. Officials say the proposed budget initiative would total about $3.4 billion to increase troop rotations and military...

    Merkel presses Putin to ensure Ukraine ceasefire holds
    Feb02

    Merkel presses Putin to ensure Ukraine ceasefire holds

    German Chancellor Angela Merkel pressed Russian President Vladimir Putin on Tuesday to use his influence to ensure a ceasefire is upheld in eastern Ukraine and OSCE monitors are granted free access to conflict areas, her spokesman said. “Here, Russia must assert its influence on the separatists,” spokesman Steffen Seibert said in a...

    Ukraine asks Azerbaijan for discounts
    Feb02

    Ukraine asks Azerbaijan for discounts

    Baku / 02.02.16 / Turan: Ukrainian railways appealed to Azerbaijan with a request to reduce by 50% the tariffs for railway transportation. According to the Ukrainian media referring to the head of the commercial department of Ukrainian railways Ivan Horyakov. I. Horyakov said that if Ukraine does not find an alternative way to deliver cargo to...

    Merkel Presses Putin On Ukrainian Separatists
    Feb02

    Merkel Presses Putin On Ukrainian Separatists

    German Chancellor Angela Merkel has urged Russian President Vladimir Putin to use Moscow’s influence with separatists in eastern Ukraine to help secure progress toward a political solution of the crisis. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Russian non-Jews to begin conversion before immigrating to Israel
    Feb02

    Russian non-Jews to begin conversion before immigrating to Israel

    (JTA) — Russian non-Jews who are preparing to immigrate to Israel have been given the option of beginning their conversion to Judaism in Moscow. This option came with the launch last week in Russia of the Maslul project, which is a joint initiative of several organizations for facilitating the conversion process for prospective immigrants even...

    Merkel tells Putin to ‘use influence’ to rein in Ukraine rebels
    Feb02

    Merkel tells Putin to ‘use influence’ to rein in Ukraine rebels

    Berlin – Chancellor Angela Merkel on Tuesday urged Russian President Vladimir Putin to use his influence to rein in pro-Kremlin rebels in eastern Ukraine, a day after the German leader warned that a peace deal was not being fully implemented.During a phonecall, Merkel “made it clear to President Putin that in order to obtain further...

    Viktor Liventsev Memorial Tournament to gather boxers from 17 countries
    Feb02

    Viktor Liventsev Memorial Tournament to gather boxers from 17 countries

    Partaking in the competitions will be over 100 boxers from 17 countries: Azerbaijan, Armenia, Belarus, Greece, Georgia, Kazakhstan, Latvia, Lithuania, Moldova, Nigeria, Russia, Tajikistan, Tunisia, Uzbekistan, Ukraine and Ecuador. …read more Source:...