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    European Nato defence spending slightly higher
    Mar13

    European Nato defence spending slightly higher

    Defence spending by European Nato states inched up for the first time in seven years in 2016, the military alliance said yesterday, but still remained below the threshold the new US President Donald Trump said was crucial to achieve.Trump made North Atlantic Treaty Organisation (Nato) states in Europe nervous when he criticised the alliance as...

    Democrats Flip-Flop On Russia
    Mar13

    Democrats Flip-Flop On Russia

    In 2012, Democrats laughed at the idea of Russia being the number one geopolitical foe of the United States. Four years later, Democrats have launched a new era of McCarthyism. When 2012 Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney said that Russia was the United States’s number one geopolitical foe, the Obama administration and Democrats...

    Russia, Ukraine spat over Eurovision entry
    Mar13

    Russia, Ukraine spat over Eurovision entry

    MOSCOW: Russia has announced its entry for the Eurovision Song Contest in Kiev, stirring controversy in Ukraine on Monday as it emerged the singer has performed in Moscow-annexed Crimea. Channel One state television on Sunday evening announced that 27-year-old Yuliya Samoilova will represent the country in May with an upbeat ballad called “Flame...

    Opinion: Russia makes smart move for Eurovision
    Mar13

    Opinion: Russia makes smart move for Eurovision

    A wheelchair-bound singer is Russia’s Eurovision contestant in Kyiv. Ukraine should welcome her, writes Andreas Brenner. …read more Source:...

    US man facing allegations of Nazi war crimes in Poland
    Mar13

    US man facing allegations of Nazi war crimes in Poland

    WARSAW — Poland will seek the arrest and extradition of a Minnesota man exposed by the Associated Press as a former commander in an SS-led unit that burned Polish villages and killed civilians in World War II, prosecutors said Monday. Prosecutor Robert Janicki said evidence gathered over years of investigation into U.S. citizen Michael K....

    Opinion: Russia makes smart move for Eurovision
    Mar13

    Opinion: Russia makes smart move for Eurovision

    A wheelchair-bound singer is Russia’s Eurovision contestant in Kyiv. Ukraine should welcome her, writes Andreas Brenner. …read more Source: Deutsche...

    Ukraine threatens to block Russian singer from Eurovision as Crimea conflict looms over the competion
    Mar13
    EU Solves Antitrust Spat with Russia’s State Gas Producer
    Mar13

    EU Solves Antitrust Spat with Russia’s State Gas Producer

    BRUSSELS – Russia’s state-owned gas producer, Gazprom, has agreed to a series of concessions to address the European Union’s concerns about its market dominance in the supply of energy to Eastern Europe. The EU’s executive Commission said Monday that Gazprom has agreed to price gas at market competitive prices. It will allow...

    Brussels brings Gazprom to heel, for now
    Mar13

    Brussels brings Gazprom to heel, for now

    Gazprom is set to escape an EU antitrust probe without a fine under a deal announced Monday, but only after making sweeping concessions that just a few years ago would have seemed unimaginable. By settling, Russia dropped its long-held position that, as a Kremlin-controlled company, Gazprom could not be subjected to EU competition rules....

    Brussels brings Gazprom to heel, for now
    Mar13

    Brussels brings Gazprom to heel, for now

    Gazprom is set to escape an EU antitrust probe without a fine under a deal announced Monday, but only after making sweeping concessions that just a few years ago would have seemed unimaginable. By settling, Russia dropped its long-held position that, as a Kremlin-controlled company, Gazprom could not be subjected to EU competition rules....