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    European Parliament adopts mechanism that would allow suspension of visa free regimes
    Dec16

    European Parliament adopts mechanism that would allow suspension of visa free regimes

    European Parliament voted on Thursday to adopt a mechanism that would make it quicker and easier to reintroduce visa regimes for countries that currently have visa free travel regimes. The mechanism was adopted in order to open the door for visa liberalization with Ukraine and Georgia, with immigrant skeptical countries insisting that the EU...

    Ten Things You Need to Know Today: Friday 16 Dec 2016
    Dec16

    Ten Things You Need to Know Today: Friday 16 Dec 2016

    Aleppo evacuation ‘could take days’ The Red Cross has warned that the evacuation of all 50,000 people trapped in eastern Aleppo could take days, after 3,000 were removed yesterday. Russia’s defence ministry, meanwhile, says 6,400 were bussed out yesterday to its ‘Reconciliation Centre’. The US has accused Syria,...

    Abe, Putin end summit with little to show on isles row
    Dec16

    Abe, Putin end summit with little to show on isles row

    Russian President Vladimir Putin and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe attend a working lunch in Tokyo, Japan, Friday, on December 16, 2016. Photo: Reuters TOKYO: Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and Russian President Vladimir Putin wrapped up two-day talks on Thursday, with agreement on economic deals but no big breakthrough on a territorial...

    What Did Donald Trump Know About Vladimir Putin’s Attempt to Hack the Election—and When Did He Know It?
    Dec16

    What Did Donald Trump Know About Vladimir Putin’s Attempt to Hack the Election—and When Did He Know It?

    Click here for reuse options! The plot thickens: Everything about Trump’s oddly subservient attitude toward Putin suggests dark possibilities. One of the most memorable moments of the 2016 presidential campaign was the GOP debate in which the man who would later become our president-elect felt the need to reassure the American people about...

    Extension of EU sanctions against Russia for 6 months clear from start – Tusk
    Dec16

    Extension of EU sanctions against Russia for 6 months clear from start – Tusk

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    Japan and Russia Are Looking to Make an Economic Pact After Stalemating on Territory
    Dec16

    Japan and Russia Are Looking to Make an Economic Pact After Stalemating on Territory

    TOKYO (AP) — Russia and Japan aren’t likely to resolve a long-running territorial dispute, but they hope to announce an economic cooperation agreement after their leaders finish talks in Tokyo on Friday. The two countries have been negotiating the agreement since Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe proposed it as part of a “comprehensive...

    Japan, Russia wrap up peace treaty summit
    Dec16

    Japan, Russia wrap up peace treaty summit

    TOKYO: Japan and Russia on Friday struck economic deals to build confidence towards a peace treaty to formally end World War II that has been prevented by a spat over Russian-occupied islands claimed by Tokyo. The second and final day of talks in Tokyo comes after Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and President Vladimir Putin met Thursday in Abe’s...

    Japan, Russia wrap up peace treaty summit
    Dec16

    Japan, Russia wrap up peace treaty summit

    TOKYO: Japan and Russia on Friday struck economic deals to build confidence towards a peace treaty to formally end World War II that has been prevented by a spat over Russian-occupied islands claimed by Tokyo. The second and final day of talks in Tokyo comes after Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and President Vladimir Putin met Thursday in Abe’s...

    Minsk to host workshop on UNESCO transnational nomination file 16 December
    Dec16

    Minsk to host workshop on UNESCO transnational nomination file 16 December

    Experts from Belarus, Russia, Poland, Ukraine and Germany will discuss the preparation of the UNESCO World Heritage transnational nomination file tentatively entitled “Socialist Postwar Architecture in Central and Eastern Europe”. …read more Source:...

    EU Should Consult Trump Before Keeping Russia Sanctions – Bulgaria PM
    Dec16

    EU Should Consult Trump Before Keeping Russia Sanctions – Bulgaria PM

    Bulgaria’s Prime Minister Boyko Borisov hypothesized the European Union should consider lifting sanctions on Russia if the United states revokes the measure under Donald Trump. Speaking after the last European Council in Brussels on Thursday, he explained he had demanded that the EU hold “consultations” with Trump before...