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    The Daily Vertical: Why Putin Fears Ukraine
    Dec15

    The Daily Vertical: Why Putin Fears Ukraine

    The views expressed in this commentary do not necessarily reflect the views of RFE/RL. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    EU leaders agree to roll over Russia sanctions – Tusk
    Dec15

    EU leaders agree to roll over Russia sanctions – Tusk

    BRUSSELS, Belgium – EU leaders on Thursday, December 14, agreed to extend tough economic sanctions against Russia over its meddling in Ukraine for 6 months, EU President Donald Tusk said. “EU united on roll-over of economic sanctions on Russia,” Tusk tweeted after leaders discussed the issue at a summit in Brussels. The EU …...

    Europe is still living with the consequences of the Lisbon Treaty

    The EU doesn’t usually shy away from landmark celebrations. But one notable date passed almost unnoticed in Brussels this week as the ten-year anniversary of the signing of the Lisbon Treaty came and went. No official ceremony was held. No pro-EU gushing from the most reliable of EU federalists. Not even any faint murmurs of nostalgia for...

    Almaty independent theatre raises socially sensitive issues in Astana performance
    Dec15

    Almaty independent theatre raises socially sensitive issues in Astana performance

    The Astana Times provides news and information from Kazakhstan and around the world. ASTANA – The Almaty-based independent theatre Artishock travelled to Astana Dec. 12 to present its hit play “Uyat,” (“Shame” in Kazakh), which was warmly welcomed in Almaty in September 2016. “Uyat,” though translated as “shame,” actually reflects a much stronger...

    Russia election date set for March 18
    Dec15

    Russia election date set for March 18

    MOSCOW: Russia’s presidential election will take place on March 18, the upper house of parliament said Friday, in polls that are all but certain to return Vladimir Putin to the Kremlin for a new six-year term. The election campaign will kick off on Monday, agencies quoted senators as saying. “According to our calculations there are...

    Almaty independent theatre raises socially sensitive issues in Astana performance
    Dec15

    Almaty independent theatre raises socially sensitive issues in Astana performance

    The Astana Times provides news and information from Kazakhstan and around the world. ASTANA – The Almaty-based independent theatre Artishock travelled to Astana Dec. 12 to present its hit play “Uyat,” (“Shame” in Kazakh), which was warmly welcomed in Almaty in September 2016. “Uyat,” though translated as “shame,” actually reflects a much stronger...

    EU Extends Economic Sanctions on Russia
    Dec15

    EU Extends Economic Sanctions on Russia

    European Union leaders extended tough economic sanctions leveled at Russia over the country’s role in the conflict in eastern Ukraine. The decision, announced Thursday at an EU summit, will extend cur …read more Source: Big News...

    After London Setback, May Wins Brexit Cheers in Brussels
    Dec15

    After London Setback, May Wins Brexit Cheers in Brussels

    Making no secret of her desire to move on with Brexit talks, British Prime Minister Theresa May won applause from EU leaders Thursday for efforts so far in agreeing to an outline of divorce terms. A day after she suffered a defeat in parliament in London over her blueprint for quitting the European Union, May told her peers over dinner in...

    [Ticker] EU leaders roll over Russia sanctions
    Dec15

    [Ticker] EU leaders roll over Russia sanctions

    EU leaders agreed on Thursday to renew sanctions against Russia for six months. The sanctions were introduced in 2014 over the annexation of Crimea and the Russian intervention in eastern Ukraine. They include economic sanctions on sectors like banks, the arms trade and sensitives technologies, as well as freezing of assets and travel bans for...

    Putin: Slaughter like in Srebrenica could happen in Ukraine

    Russian President Vladimir Putin says “the Minsk format” for settling the Ukraine crisis is ineffective. The reason, according to Putin, is that the authorities in Kiev “have no desire to implement the Minsk agreements.” At one point he compared the region of Donbass with Srebrenica. “As for the tragedy that is playing out there, one […]...