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    Russia verdict due in Ukraine filmmaker’s ‘terror’ trial (AFP)
    Aug25

    Russia verdict due in Ukraine filmmaker’s ‘terror’ trial (AFP)

    Rostov-on-Don (Russia) (AFP) – A Russian military court is set on Tuesday to announce its verdict against a Ukrainian filmmaker who faces a lengthy prison term on terror charges in a trial decried by the West. …read more Source: The West...

    Bulgarian FM: Relations with Russia Are Not in Such Bad Shape
    Aug25

    Bulgarian FM: Relations with Russia Are Not in Such Bad Shape

    Bulgarian Foreign Minister Daniel Mitov stated on Tuesday that the country’s relations with Russia are not in such a bad shape. Mitov made it clear that Bulgaria is a country belonging to a certain community and committed to a certain set of values and therefore it had to respect certain rules in national and international aspect, he said...

    As In 1968, A Few Brave Russians Swim Against The Tide
    Aug25

    As In 1968, A Few Brave Russians Swim Against The Tide

    In 1968, eight Soviet citizens protested in Red Square against the Soviet-led invasion of Czechoslovakia. Now many Russians are facing the same test of courage as they take public stands against the policies of President Vladimir Putin. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Exhibition of goods of the Silk Road 2015 opens in Bishkek
    Aug25

    Exhibition of goods of the Silk Road 2015 opens in Bishkek

    Bishkek, August 25 / Kabar /. “The exhibition of goods of the Silk Road 2015″ has started in Bishkek in the Palace of Sports. More than 120 exhibitors of China took part in the exhibition. Chinese entrepreneurs from the Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region, Shaanxi, Guangdong, Gansu, Sichuan, Shandong, Shanxi provinces and Shanghai...

    Balkan Developments
    Aug25

    Balkan Developments

    Syriza breakaway group receive mandate to form government Greek President Prokopis Pavlopoulos has given a mandate for forming a government to Panagiotis Lafazanis, leader of the Syriza breakaway party Popular Unity. Lafazanis said that he would use the mandate to test the option of a government based on total opposition to bailout agreements....

    Verdict Expected In Case Of Ukrainian Filmmaker Charged With Terrorism
    Aug25

    Verdict Expected In Case Of Ukrainian Filmmaker Charged With Terrorism

    A Russian court is expected to deliver its verdict on August 25 in the high-profile case of an acclaimed Ukrainian film director accused of masterminding terrorist attacks in Crimea. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Ukraine’s govt reportedly nearing debt deal
    Aug25

    Ukraine’s govt reportedly nearing debt deal

    Five-month negotiations are running up against a September 23 deadline for Ukraine to repay a $500 million Eurobond …read more Source: World...

    Carbon credits undercut climate change actions says report
    Aug25

    Carbon credits undercut climate change actions says report

    The vast majority of carbon credits generated by Russia and Ukraine did not represent cuts in emissions, according to a new study. The authors say that offsets created under a UN scheme “significantly undermined” efforts to tackle climate change. The credits may have increased emissions by 600 million tonnes. In some projects, chemicals known to...

    Hungary wants more, less humiliating, EU funds to cope with migrants
    Aug25

    Hungary wants more, less humiliating, EU funds to cope with migrants

    By Gergely Szakacs Hungary wants more European Union funds to cope with the worst refugee crisis since World War Two, Prime Minister Viktor Orban’s chief of staff was quoted as saying on Tuesday. He said what was currently doled out was done in a humiliating way. Hungary is part of the European Union’s Schengen zone of passport-free...

    US to Deploy F-22 Raptor Fighter Jets in Europe
    Aug25

    US to Deploy F-22 Raptor Fighter Jets in Europe

    The United States soon will deploy F-22 Raptors in Europe, sending the stealth fighter jets to reassure NATO partners concerned about Russia’s actions in Ukraine, a Pentagon official said on Monday. …read more Source:...