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    Ukraine just won a big international legal battle, and the prize is Scythian gold
    Dec14

    Ukraine just won a big international legal battle, and the prize is Scythian gold

    MOSCOW — In one corner, the government of Ukraine. In the other, four museums on the disputed peninsula of Crimea, annexed by Russia in 2014. The prize? A trove of precious Scythian gold, ceremonial daggers and helmets and amulets made by the fearsome horseback nomads who ruled parts of Ukraine and Russia from 600 B.C. to 300 A.D. and who,...

    Germany expects consensus for Russia sanctions extension at EU summit
    Dec14

    Germany expects consensus for Russia sanctions extension at EU summit

    BERLIN (Reuters) – Germany expects a consensus at an EU summit on Thursday for extending economic sanctions against Russia by six months for its intervention in Ukraine, a senior German official said. …read more Source:...

    Crimean gold treasures must be returned to Ukraine, Dutch court rules
    Dec14

    Crimean gold treasures must be returned to Ukraine, Dutch court rules

    A priceless collection of gold artefacts from Crimea that was on loan to a Dutch museum when Russia seized the peninsula must be returned to Ukraine and not Crimea, a Dutch court ruled on Wednesday in a judgement likely to anger Moscow. This is an important victory for Ukraine Ukraine’s Foreign Minister Kiev and the four museums have been...

    Dutch court orders return of Crimea treasures to Ukraine
    Dec14

    Dutch court orders return of Crimea treasures to Ukraine

    Dutch judges ruled on Wednesday that “the objects must go to Ukraine, the artifacts’ country of origin and cultural heritage.” …read more Source:...

    Dutch court hands Crimean treasures to Ukraine
    Dec14

    Dutch court hands Crimean treasures to Ukraine

    A Dutch court ruled Wednesday that Crimean treasures held by an Amsterdam museum should be handed back to the Ukrainian government rather than the museums in Crimea from where they originated. Dutch media reported the court’s finding that under UNESCO rules the artifacts, which include jewels and a scabbard and ceremonial helmet made of...

    Caspian Shipping Company Established Joint Venture with Ukraine
    Dec14

    Caspian Shipping Company Established Joint Venture with Ukraine

    Baku / 14.12.16 / Turan: JSC Azerbaijan Caspian Shipping Company signed an agreement on establishing a joint venture with the Odessa Marine Engineering Bureau in Baku on December 13. The new company (Caspian Marine Engineering Bureau) will carry out planning and design work on the design of vessels for various purposes, their repair and...

    Europe pivots to Russia as capitalist dreams turn to revenge
    Dec14

    Europe pivots to Russia as capitalist dreams turn to revenge

    This time next year, the United States and probably France, two of the world’s great democracies, might be led by admirers of Russian president Vladimir Putin. These countries will follow Hungary, the Czech Republic, Slovakia and most recently, Bulgaria and Moldova: Eastern European nations that have elected leaders advocating closer ties...

    Tillerson is no Putin stooge – but he is a potential embarrassment
    Dec14

    Tillerson is no Putin stooge – but he is a potential embarrassment

    Rex Tillerson’s official nomination by Donald Trump to be the next secretary of state has led to predictable outcry about having the former Exxon CEO in the White House. But most of this commentary is as malodorously confused as smoke emitted by a Texan oil refinery. Just about the only person who hasn’t expressed an opinion is Nigel...

    Belarus vows to do everything to restore peace in Ukraine
    Dec14

    Belarus vows to do everything to restore peace in Ukraine

    “Ukrainian leadership have stated repeatedly that they positively evaluate Belarus’ role in organizing the negotiations aimed at resolving the situation in Ukraine’s east. In turn, Belarus will continue doing everything possible for restoring peace in the brotherly country,” said the Ambassador of Belarus. …read more Source:...

    Kremlin: Blaming Russia for Brexit “Unprofessional” and “Primitive”
    Dec14

    Kremlin: Blaming Russia for Brexit “Unprofessional” and “Primitive”

    The Kremlin has said that attempts to blame Brexit on the Russian government indicate that U.K. politicians “lack professionalism and are not very successful”, following the remarks of a British former cabinet minister. Ben Bradshaw, an MP for the Labour party, said Tuesday that Russian hackers “probably” swayed the Brexit vote. “We...