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    Putin ‘probably approved ex-spy murder’
    Jan21

    Putin ‘probably approved ex-spy murder’

    President Vladimir Putin probably approved an intelligence operation to murder ex-KBG agent Litvinenko, a UK inquiry concluded. ||| London – President Vladimir Putin probably approved a Russian intelligence operation to murder ex-KBG agent Alexander Litvinenko with radioactive polonium-210, a British inquiry into the 2006 killing in London...

    Putin probably approved London murder of Litvinenko: British inquiry
    Jan21

    Putin probably approved London murder of Litvinenko: British inquiry

    President Vladimir Putin probably approved a Russian intelligence operation to murder ex-KBG agent Alexander Litvinenko, a judge led-British inquiry into the 2006 killing in London concluded. Litvinenko, 43, an outspoken critic of Putin who fled Russia, died after drinking green tea laced with the rare radioactive isotope polonium-210 at...

    Chris Smith’s legislation unlikely to pass – Washington Post
    Jan21

    Chris Smith’s legislation unlikely to pass – Washington Post

    The close U.S.-Azerbaijan partnership can be better explained by three major strategic factors: Azerbaijan’s significance as an energy transit point linking Central Asia to Europe; Aliyev’s resistance to Russian sovereignty violations in Georgia and Ukraine; and Azerbaijan’s solidarity with the United States against both...

    Ukraine ambassador rejects PM’s claim about refugees
    Jan21

    Ukraine ambassador rejects PM’s claim about refugees

    Ukraine’s ambassador to Poland, Andriy Deshchytsia, referred to a claim by Prime Minister Beata Szydło, who said at a debate in the European Parliament that Poland has accepted around a million refugees from Ukraine, saying that they were not refugees, but “economic migrants.” “Taking into account the number of visas in previous years, and...

    Vladimir Putin probably approved murder of Russian spy killed in London
    Jan21

    Vladimir Putin probably approved murder of Russian spy killed in London

    Marina Litvinenko, widow of murdered ex-KGB agent Alexander Litvinenko, reads a statement outside of the Royal Courts of Justice in London, Britain, January 21, 2016. (Reuters) President Vladimir Putin probably approved a Russian intelligence operation to murder ex-KBG agent Alexander Litvinenko, a judge led-British inquiry into the 2006 killing...

    Bombs for Saudis and IIllegal Arms from Ukraine – Belarus Security Digest
    Jan21

    Bombs for Saudis and IIllegal Arms from Ukraine – Belarus Security Digest

    Russian Topol-M Intercontinnental Ballistic Missiles Need Belarusian Chassis. Image: Wikipedia. On 5 January, Russia declared that Belarusian firms would get direct access to Russia’s military procurement orders. It this really happens, it will mean that Russia has completed the process of replacing Belarusian components with with Russian...

    Protocol gaffe in Geneva turns Russian flag into “Serbian”
    Jan21

    Protocol gaffe in Geneva turns Russian flag into “Serbian”

    The Russian flag was hung upside down in the conference room in Zurich ahead of a meeting between the top Russian and U.S. diplomats, RT is reporting.Ahead of Sergei Lavrov and John Kerry’s meeting on Syria, the Middle East, and Ukraine, a cameraman noted that the Russian flag was displayed upside down. …read more Source:...

    Bulgaria’s President Says Too Early to Talk about 2nd Term
    Jan21

    Bulgaria’s President Says Too Early to Talk about 2nd Term

    It is too early to announce candidacies for the presidential election due this autumn, Bulgarian head of state Rosen Plevneliev has said in his annual address.“Everyone who thinks they can lead a 10-month campaign instead of doing something that makes sense for people will certainly be punished by the people,” he said answering to a...

    Grants of Belarus-Ukraine territorial cooperation program may amount to €250,000
    Jan21

    Grants of Belarus-Ukraine territorial cooperation program may amount to €250,000

    The program of international technical assistance is implemented in the regions along the border between Belarus and Ukraine. Partaking in the program are Belarus’ Brest Oblast and Gomel Oblast and Ukraine’s Volyn Oblast, Kiev Oblast, Zhitomir Oblast, Chernigov Oblast, and Rovno Oblast. …read more Source:...

    The first Nordic Aviation aircraft began flying
    Jan21

    The first Nordic Aviation aircraft began flying

    The first own aircraft of Nordic Aviation took off to Amsterdam at 18.10 EET on 20 January 2016 with Estonian crew on board. It is a Bombardier CRJ700, which will be predominantly serving the longer routes – Amsterdam, Brussels, Kiev, reported BC communication manager at Nordic Aviation Liis Veersalu. …read more Source: The Baltic...