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    Russia risks decades of low growth under U.S. sanctions: Putin adviser
    Jul27

    Russia risks decades of low growth under U.S. sanctions: Putin adviser

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – Russia risks being saddled with U.S. sanctions for decades, curbing economic growth and preventing it from regaining its status as a leading economic power, an adviser to President Vladimir Putin said in an interview. , Alexei Kudrin told Reuters that the current proposed tightening of sanctions in Washington should not...

    Saakashvili says lost Ukraine citizenship due to president's fear of opposition
    Jul27

    Saakashvili says lost Ukraine citizenship due to president's fear of opposition

    KIEV (Reuters) – Ex-Georgian president Mikheil Saakashvili said he would fight Kiev’s decision to strip him of his Ukrainian citizenship, saying it was an attempt to stifle political opposition that betrayed the aims of Ukraine’s 2013-14 pro-European uprising. …read more Source: The...

    Mobile application helps for revealing of illegal logging and law violations in forests
    Jul27

    Mobile application helps for revealing of illegal logging and law violations in forests

    Logging is a serious problem across Bulgarian forests which wouldn’t stop causing alarm among the society, as well as among environmentalists, foresters and state institutions. Data of environmental organizations says that some 1% of the forests are logged with annual revenues to the tune of around EUR 50 mln. Sometimes illegal logging...

    Ukraine revokes citizenship of former Georgian PM Saakashvili
    Jul27

    Ukraine revokes citizenship of former Georgian PM Saakashvili

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko said Thursday he has stripped former Georgian president and one-time ally Mikhail Saakashvili of his Ukrainian citizenship, paving the way for his possible extradition…Click To Continue …read more Source: Daily...

    Little to do with Ukraine | Tages-Anzeiger – Switzerland
    Jul27

    Little to do with Ukraine | Tages-Anzeiger – Switzerland

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    German businesses call for reprisals if US sanctions hit them
    Jul27

    German businesses call for reprisals if US sanctions hit them

    BERLIN: Europe must be prepared to respond in kind if the United States’ proposed new sanctions against Russia end up hurting its companies, an influential German industry association said on Thursday. The German Committee on East European Economic Relations also said the measures passed last week by the US House of Representatives seemed...

    With the support of Beeline, the website launched "Armenpress:  History"
    Jul27

    With the support of Beeline, the website launched "Armenpress:  History"

    ArmInfo.The news agency ArmenPress, Beeline in Armenia and the Center for Technological Development announce the launch of the history.armenpress.am website within the framework of the project “Armenpress: History”, which aims to digitize some of the photos (10,000) from the agency’s unique photo archive. As the press service of...

    Overcoming corruption in Europe
    Jul27

    Overcoming corruption in Europe

    The re-affirmation of Ukraine’s anti-corruption reforms, one of three key outcomes of the recent EU-Ukraine Summit, is an encouraging, albeit heavily politicized, sign of the post-Soviet republic’s commitment to tackling corruption. However, despite some promising initial results, the ongoing reform efforts are beginning to flag in...

    Oxford study finds Duterte camp spending $200,000 for social media trolls
    Jul27

    Oxford study finds Duterte camp spending $200,000 for social media trolls

    A study by a British institution found that Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte’s camp has spent $200,000, or around P10 million, to hire social media “trolls” to shape public opinion and target anyone who opposes the president’s way of running the country. The study published by Oxford University looked into how different political...

    Ukraine revokes citizenship of Georgia’s ex-leader Saakashvili (AFP)
    Jul27

    Ukraine revokes citizenship of Georgia’s ex-leader Saakashvili (AFP)

    Kiev (AFP) – Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko has stripped former Georgian president Mikheil Saakashvili of his Ukrainian citizenship, paving the way to his possible extradition to Georgia, Saakashvilli confirmed on Thursday. …read more Source: The West...