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    Russia’s largest bank just pulled out of Ukraine
    Mar29

    Russia’s largest bank just pulled out of Ukraine

    AFP From Business Insider Moscow (AFP) – Russia’s Sberbank, the largest in the country, on Tuesday announced it had sold its Ukraine division, where operations have been complicated since Moscow’s annexation of Crimea. Sberbank, whose controlling stake is owned by the Russian state, said in a statement Tuesday that it had signed a...

    Putin Could Use ‘Anticorruption’ Protests to His Advantage
    Mar29

    Putin Could Use ‘Anticorruption’ Protests to His Advantage

    Nikolas K. Gvosdev Politics, Eurasia The protests come at a time when the different political clans within the Kremlin have begun to accelerate their jockeying for position. Protest marches were held over the weekend in one hundred cities across the Russian Federation, the largest manifestation of political discontent in the country since...

    Georgia celebrates EU visa waiver
    Mar29

    Georgia celebrates EU visa waiver

    TBILISI: Pro-Western former Soviet republic of Georgia on Tuesday hailed the “historic” first day of visa-free travel to Europe for its citizens as a waiver agreed with the European Union entered into force. The new regulation allows Georgians to travel to the EU for non-work purposes for up to 90 days, over any 180-day period, but...

    Nato-Russia talks on eve of Tillerson visit
    Mar29

    Nato-Russia talks on eve of Tillerson visit

    BRUSSELS: Nato ambassadors will meet the Russian envoy on Thursday in a new bid to ease tensions on the eve of the alliance´s first talks with US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson. The ambassadors will discuss the crisis in Ukraine as well as Afghanistan´s security, and terrorism in the region, a Nato official said. “Following consultations...

    200 Ukrainian Jews immigrate to Israel
    Mar29

    200 Ukrainian Jews immigrate to Israel

    Some 200 Jews today arrived at Ben Gurion International Airport in Tel Aviv from Ukraine in order to move to illegal Israeli settlements in the occupied West Bank, Israeli Radio reported. The station claimed the Jews are refugees from eastern Ukraine who fled the battles there. The cost of their migration has been covered by the Israel Friendship...

    Senate votes overwhelmingly to admit Montenegro to NATO
    Mar29

    Senate votes overwhelmingly to admit Montenegro to NATO

    The Senate voted overwhelmingly on Tuesday to admit the small Balkan nation of Montenegro to the NATO military alliance, in what is seen as a crucial step in pushing back against Russian meddling in Eastern Europe.The vote, 97-2, now sends the defense treaty to President Donald Trump, whose top aides have expressed strong support for the move...

    Politics: These are the key names that keep coming up in the Trump-Russia investigation
    Mar29

    Politics: These are the key names that keep coming up in the Trump-Russia investigation

    With news of business deals, undisclosed phone calls, and secret meetings coming to light daily, keeping up with the investigation into Russia's interference in the 2016 election has been difficult. The Senate and House Intelligence Committees are conducting investigations (the latter of which has been called into question), and the FBI is...

    US Senate votes overwhelmingly to admit Montenegro to NATO
    Mar29

    US Senate votes overwhelmingly to admit Montenegro to NATO

    The U.S. Senate voted overwhelmingly on Tuesday to admit the small Balkan nation of Montenegro to the NATO military alliance, in what is seen as a crucial step in pushing back against Russian meddling in Eastern Europe. The vote, by 97-2, now sends the defense treaty to U.S. President Donald Trump, whose top aides have expressed strong support...

    Rand Paul blasts the Senate for voting to send ‘kids to war with no debate’
    Mar29

    Rand Paul blasts the Senate for voting to send ‘kids to war with no debate’

    The U.S. Senate voted 97-2 Monday to approve admitting the state of Montenegro into NATO, adding another country to the list of nations the United States is sworn to protect. The two senators who voted no were Republicans Mike Lee of Utah and Rand Paul of Kentucky. In a blistering 16-minute speech on the Senate floor before the vote, Paul...

    EU’s top court says Russia sanctions are valid
    Mar29

    EU’s top court says Russia sanctions are valid

    Court backs ‘restrictive measures’ taken by EU states over Moscow’s role in Ukraine crisis …read more Source: World...