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    Putin says the West’s actions in Middle East has created a “zone of chaos” in Iraq, Syria and Libya
    Dec04

    Putin says the West’s actions in Middle East has created a “zone of chaos” in Iraq, Syria and Libya

    Russia’s President Vladimir Putin called Thursday for “one powerful fist” to fight terrorism, hinted at more sanctions against Turkey and accused Western powers of creating “a zone of chaos,” the Associated Press writes. Here is the rest of the Associated Press article: Speaking in his state-of-the-nation address televised live, Putin...

    Georgia Strips Ex-President Saakashvili of Citizenship
    Dec04

    Georgia Strips Ex-President Saakashvili of Citizenship

    Georgia on Friday stripped former president Mikheil Saakashvili of his citizenship, in a move one of his supporters described as part of a settling of political scores. Georgian President Georgy Margvelashvili signed a decree removing his predecessor’s citizenship on the grounds that Saakashvili, now governor of Ukraine’s Odessa...

    Georgia strips former-president Saakashvili of citizenship in wake of Ukrainian role
    Dec04

    Georgia strips former-president Saakashvili of citizenship in wake of Ukrainian role

    Georgia has stripped former president Mikheil Saakashvili of his citizenship, more than six months after Kiev appointed him governor of Odessa in Ukraine. He has become one of Moscow’s arch enemies. …read more Source: Deutsche...

    Bengal tiger cub dies of cold at Crimea zoo hit by power cuts
    Dec04

    Bengal tiger cub dies of cold at Crimea zoo hit by power cuts

    Yalta zoo’s director criticised for not buying generators to keep rare cub alive as fears mount for welfare of other animals in two-week blackoutA rare white Bengal tiger cub has died at a zoo in Crimea due to the cold caused by a two-week power blackout.Oleg Zubkov, director of the zoo in the Black Sea resort of Yalta, told news agencies...

    Cold in blacked-out Crimea kills rare Bengal tiger cub
    Dec04

    Cold in blacked-out Crimea kills rare Bengal tiger cub

    Russian state news agencies quoted Oleg Zubkov, director of the zoo in the Black Sea resort of Yalta, as saying the 6-week-old male cub died after one of two generators at the zoo broke down. Employees have been struggling to keep all the animals warm, he said, adding that other animals are still in danger while the zoo was waiting for a...

    Cold in Blacked-out Crimea Kills Rare Bengal Tiger Cub
    Dec04

    Cold in Blacked-out Crimea Kills Rare Bengal Tiger Cub

    Cold in blacked-out Crimea kills rare Bengal tiger cub; zoo struggles to warm other animals …read more Source: ABC...

    Amid Russia War Talk, NATO Sends Warships To Black Sea Near Turkey, Ukraine
    Dec04

    Amid Russia War Talk, NATO Sends Warships To Black Sea Near Turkey, Ukraine

    The North Atlantic Treaty Organization has stationed four warships to the Black Sea, the Russian news agency Sputnik reported Friday. The Black Sea sits between several countries with strained relations of late, including Russia, Turkey and Ukraine. Russian-Turkish relations have been particularly tense in recent weeks, after Turkey shot down a...

    Armenia is in high category for corruption in defence and security sector, Transparency International
    Dec04

    Armenia is in high category for corruption in defence and security sector, Transparency International

    Armenia’s GI ranking in Band D places it in the high category for corruption in the defence and security sector. The highest risk areas were Finance, Operations, and Procurement, which fell in Band E (very high risk of corruption), according to Government Defence Anti-Corruption Index (GI) by Transparency International. The level of...

    Putin-Erdogan: from friends to foes?
    Dec04

    Putin-Erdogan: from friends to foes?

    Recep Tayyip Erdogan and Vladimir Putin have suffered a ferocious falling-out that will harm relations for years to come. ||| Recep Tayyip Erdogan and Vladimir Putin, leaders with remarkable similarities who built a new era of cooperation between Turkey and Russia, have suffered a ferocious falling-out that will harm relations for years to...

    Georgia revokes ex-president Saakashvili’s citizenship (AFP)
    Dec04

    Georgia revokes ex-president Saakashvili’s citizenship (AFP)

    Tbilisi (AFP) – Georgia on Friday stripped former leader and reformer Mikheil Saakashvili of his citizenship as he had acquired a Ukrainian passport to serve as governor of the strategic Odessa region. …read more Source: The West...