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    Azerbaijani and Ukrainian Presidents meet in Davos
    Jan23

    Azerbaijani and Ukrainian Presidents meet in Davos

    President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev has met with Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko in Davos, APA reports. …read more Source:...

    Russians’ Anxiety Swells as Oil Prices Collapse
    Jan23

    Russians’ Anxiety Swells as Oil Prices Collapse

    Photo Workers at a Sbarro restaurant in Moscow protested, claiming they had not been paid in months. Credit James Hill for The New York Times KRASNODAR, Russia — Last year was bad enough financially for Sergei and Victoria Titov, both music teachers getting along in years. Her government salary was slashed by one third, and rampant inflation put...

    Russia sanctions could be lifted ‘in months’—Kerry
    Jan23

    Russia sanctions could be lifted ‘in months’—Kerry

    US Secretary of State John Kerry on Friday held out the prospect of lifting Western sanctions against Russia within months if the Minsk peace accord to end the conflict in Ukraine is fully implemented. The post Russia sanctions could be lifted ‘in months’—Kerry appeared first on Inquirer News. …read more Source: The Philippine Daily...

    Ukrainian oligarchs settle $2-billion dispute days before London court hearing (Reuters)
    Jan23

    Ukrainian oligarchs settle $2-billion dispute days before London court hearing (Reuters)

    By Estelle Shirbon LONDON (Reuters) – A $2 billion (1 billion pounds) legal dispute in London over ownership of a Ukrainian iron ore factory involving three of Ukraine’s richest men was… …read more Source: The West...

    Analyst: Kremlin Critics Under Increasing Pressure
    Jan23

    Analyst: Kremlin Critics Under Increasing Pressure

    A British public inquiry’s finding that Russian President Vladimir Putin likely approved the assassination of a former Russian spy turned Kremlin critic in London has renewed attention on the number of Putin’s opponents jailed or killed since he came to power. Russian authorities quickly dismissed the inquiry’s assessment — that...

    Belarus’s anti-Kremlin Tilt: Why Europe’s Last Dictatorship is Drifting Away from Russia
    Jan23

    Belarus’s anti-Kremlin Tilt: Why Europe’s Last Dictatorship is Drifting Away from Russia

    On January 1, 2016, Ukraine acceded to the trade-related provisions of its association agreement with the European Union, ratified by President Petro Poroshenko in June 2014. Ukraine’s entry into Europe’s Deep and Comprehensive Free Trade Area (DCFTA) was met with scathing opposition from the Kremlin. Vladimir Putin signed a decree...

    Belarus’s anti-Kremlin Tilt: Why Europe’s Last Dictatorship is Drifting Away from Russia
    Jan22

    Belarus’s anti-Kremlin Tilt: Why Europe’s Last Dictatorship is Drifting Away from Russia

    On January 1, 2016, Ukraine acceded to the trade-related provisions of its association agreement with the European Union, ratified by President Petro Poroshenko in June 2014. Ukraine’s entry into Europe’s Deep and Comprehensive Free Trade Area (DCFTA) was met with scathing opposition from the Kremlin. Vladimir Putin signed a decree...

    Post Communist Russia in a Multi-Polar World
    Jan22

    Post Communist Russia in a Multi-Polar World

    Photo by Global Panorama “The way Russia is now structured as a political unit, it looks very much like a big corporation…Putin basically, he’s anything but a dictator, he’s more like a chair of a board.” -Boris Kagarlitsky This special holiday edition of the Global Research News Hour features a speech by Boris Kagarlitsky, delivered...

    How the West Misjudged Russia, Part 3: Shades of Pragmatism
    Jan22

    How the West Misjudged Russia, Part 3: Shades of Pragmatism

    Editor’s Note: How do Russia and the West see one another? What are the experts’ views on the confrontation between Russia and the West? How do the pundits explain the Russo-Ukrainian war and Russia’s Syrian gambit? What are the roots of the mythology about Russia in the West, and why has the West failed to predict and...

    Analysis: Russia’s tone familiar after spy poisoning report
    Jan22

    Analysis: Russia’s tone familiar after spy poisoning report

    President Vladimir Putin has made no public comment on the sensational report by a British judge that concluded the Kremlin leader probably approved a 2006 plan to kill a Russian dissident in London. Instead, his subordinates went before reporters and portrayed it as a groundless accusation concocted by a relentlessly hostile West. Moscow...