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    Vienna Court Rejects Spain’s Extradition Request For Ukrainian Oligarch Firtash

    A court in Vienna has decided against extraditing Ukrainian oligarch Dymitro Firtash from Austria to Spain, saying Madrid had not provided enough proof linking Firtash to alleged crimes. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Serbian president: It is Serbia’s job not to harm Russia
    Dec21

    Serbian president: It is Serbia’s job not to harm Russia

    Serbia does not vote to Russia’s detriment, President Aleksandar Vucic said, commenting on Serbia’s vote against a UN resolution on Crimea.The resolution, tabled by Kiev, was passed at the UN General Assembly on Tuesday. …read more Source:...

    Kyrgyzstan votes against UN resolution on human rights situation in Crimea
    Dec21

    Kyrgyzstan votes against UN resolution on human rights situation in Crimea

    Bishkek, Dec. 20, 2017 / Kabar /. The UN General Assembly approved the resolution “Situation in the field of human rights in the Autonomous Republic of Crimea and the city of Sevastopol, Ukraine” with 76 countries abstained, 26 opposed, and 70 supported. The decision was made on Dec.19. 26 countries voted against the resolution,...

    Complaint of Ukrainian state company blocks order for Bulgarian MiG-29 jet fighters repair
    Dec21

    Complaint of Ukrainian state company blocks order for Bulgarian MiG-29 jet fighters repair

    The Ukrainian state company UkrObornProm has lodged a complaint at the Commission for Protection of Competition against a resolution of the Ministry of Defense for the maintenance of 15 MiG-29 jet fighters for a term of 4 years for the amount of 41 million euro. Following direct contracting, the Russian RSK “MiG” has been selected to be...

    UN adopts Kiev’s Crimea resolution; Serbia sides with Russia
    Dec21

    UN adopts Kiev’s Crimea resolution; Serbia sides with Russia

    Kiev has welcomed the adoption of a UN General Assembly resolution on human rights in Crimea, the Ukrainian Ministry of Foreign Affairs said in a statement. Serbia voted against the passing of the resolution, tabled by Kiev, Sputnik writes on Wednesday. The resolution calls upon Russia to fulfill 12 recommendations in order to “urgently put […]...

    Canada, United States to host N. Korea nuclear crisis talks in January
    Dec21

    Canada, United States to host N. Korea nuclear crisis talks in January

    OTTAWA: Canada and the United States announced Tuesday they will host a summit of foreign ministers in Vancouver on Jan 16, including envoys from Japan and South Korea, to seek progress on the North Korean nuclear crisis. “We believe a diplomatic solution to the crisis is essential and possible,” Canadian Foreign Minister Chrystia Freeland told a...

    Interview: EU Urges Western Balkans, Eastern Partnership Countries To Speed Up Reforms
    Dec21

    Interview: EU Urges Western Balkans, Eastern Partnership Countries To Speed Up Reforms

    The European Union is urging Western Balkans countries and members of the Eastern Partnership program that have visa-free travel arrangements with the EU to do more to fight organized crime and corruption. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    EU’s Mogherini Warns Situation In Eastern Ukraine Deteriorating
    Dec20

    EU’s Mogherini Warns Situation In Eastern Ukraine Deteriorating

    The European Union’s top diplomat has warned that the humanitarian and security situation has “deteriorated abruptly” in eastern Ukraine, where Russia-backed separatists have been fighting Kyiv government forces since 2014. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Fighting in eastern Ukraine called the worst since February
    Dec20

    Fighting in eastern Ukraine called the worst since February

    Fighting in eastern Ukraine has escalated to the worst level in months, officials monitoring the conflict said on Tuesday, after the shelling of a front-line … …read more Source: The Japan...

    When Washington Assured Russia NATO Would Not Expand
    Dec20

    When Washington Assured Russia NATO Would Not Expand

    Statecraft is a complicated business, but the criteria by which we judge statesmen turn out to be less so. The central question reduces to whether those charged with formulating policy succeed in enhancing the power and security of the nation they lead. Yet near-term advantage does not necessarily translate into long-term benefit. With the...