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    Exclusive – EU's Juncker dangles trade ties with Russia-led bloc to Putin
    Nov19

    Exclusive – EU's Juncker dangles trade ties with Russia-led bloc to Putin

    VILNIUS (Reuters) – European Commission chief Jean-Claude Juncker wrote to Russian President Vladimir Putin this week, suggesting closer trade ties between the 28-nation EU and a Russian-led economic bloc, linking them to progress on implementing a ceasefire in Ukraine. …read more Source: The...

    Russia military chief discusses Syria 'coordination' with French counterpart
    Nov19

    Russia military chief discusses Syria 'coordination' with French counterpart

    NNA – Russia39;s chief of general staff held talks with his French counterpart on Thursday on combating the Islamic State group in Syria, in the first such contact since the start of the Ukraine co …read more Source: National News...

    Belarus Refused To Deliver Berkut Officer To Ukraine
    Nov19

    Belarus Refused To Deliver Berkut Officer To Ukraine

    18 former members of Berkut riot police are wanted on charges of crimes against Euromaidan. …read more Source:...

    Exclusive: EU’s Juncker dangles trade ties with Russia-led bloc to Putin
    Nov19

    Exclusive: EU’s Juncker dangles trade ties with Russia-led bloc to Putin

    VILNIUS (Reuters) – European Commission chief Jean-Claude Juncker wrote to Russian President Vladimir Putin this week, suggesting closer trade ties between the 28-nation EU and a Russian-led economic bloc, linking them to progress on implementing a ceasefire in Ukraine. …read more Source:...

    Is Ukraine finally getting to grips with its corruption problem?
    Nov19

    Is Ukraine finally getting to grips with its corruption problem?

    Two years of war, illness and economic pain has followed Ukraine’s revolution, and reforms are still slow to arrive. If you want to know why Ukraine had a revolution, consider this: it has one of the world’s fastest-growing HIV epidemics, and yet officials deliberately overcharged their own health ministry for anti-retrovirals to make...

    Turkmenistan and Ukraine Bond on Russian Concerns
    Nov19

    Turkmenistan and Ukraine Bond on Russian Concerns

    The two countries have been consolidating their relations on some shared worries. …read more Source: The...

    Russia military chief discusses Syria ‘coordination’ with French counterpart
    Nov19

    Russia military chief discusses Syria ‘coordination’ with French counterpart

    MOSCOW, Russia – Russia’s chief of general staff Valery Gerasimov held talks Thursday, November 19, with French counterpart Pierre de Villiers on combating the Islamic State group in Syria, in the first such contact since the start of the Ukraine conflict last year. Gerasimov and Villiers “discussed on … …read more Source:...

    Russia military chief discusses Syria ‘coordination’ with French counterpart (AFP)
    Nov19

    Russia military chief discusses Syria ‘coordination’ with French counterpart (AFP)

    Moscow (AFP) – Russia’s chief of general staff Valery Gerasimov held talks Thursday with French counterpart Pierre de Villiers on combating the Islamic State group in Syria, in the first such contact since the start of the Ukraine conflict last year. …read more Source: The West...

    The Tribe director to film inside Chernobyl exclusion zone
    Nov19

    The Tribe director to film inside Chernobyl exclusion zone

    Luxembourg will tell the story of primitive society in a permanent nuclear winter – and will be the second time Miroslav Slaboshpitsky has shot at the locationMiroslav Slaboshpitsky, the Ukrainian director of the award-winning drama The Tribe, is to shoot his follow-up feature inside the Chernobyl exclusion zone, around the site of the...

    The long read: Svetlana Alexievich, the keeper of haunted Belarusian memories
    Nov19

    The long read: Svetlana Alexievich, the keeper of haunted Belarusian memories

    Weddings in the Belarusian capital of Minsk are not complete without a visit to the Island of Tears. To safeguard their unions, newlyweds must cross a humpback bridge from the affluent suburb of Traetskaye to a small island in a bend in the Svisloch river. The soil there is foreign, brought home by mothers who travelled to Afghanistan to find...