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    Romania Offers $65M Loan To Moldova To Prevent Economy’s Collapse; Sets Reforms As Condition
    Jan26

    Romania Offers $65M Loan To Moldova To Prevent Economy’s Collapse; Sets Reforms As Condition

    Romania offered a loan of 60 million euros ($65 million) to the government of Moldova Tuesday to prevent the latter’s economy from collapsing. The former Soviet republic lies between European Union members Ukraine and Romania, and is the poorest country in Europe. …read more Source: International Business...

    Russian FM: West must persuade Ukraine to honor peace deal
    Jan26

    Russian FM: West must persuade Ukraine to honor peace deal

    MOSCOW (AP) — Russia’s foreign minister says the extension of Western sanctions against Russia has been interpreted by Ukraine as a permission to… …read more Source:...

    Ukraine To Get Up To $10 Billion In Foreign Aid In 2016
    Jan26

    Ukraine To Get Up To $10 Billion In Foreign Aid In 2016

    Ukraine’s finance minister says the cash-strapped country expects to receive up to $10 billion from foreign sources this year, including the International Monetary Fund (IMF). …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    We Don’t Need a Big Military if We Don’t Try to Police the World
    Jan26

    We Don’t Need a Big Military if We Don’t Try to Police the World

    Much is said these days about the mismatch of missions and resources for the military. Indeed, the chants of neoconservatives on Capitol Hill have gotten quite loud: more military spending, more personnel, more weapons. A recent Rand Corporation report also warned that failing to deploy a large enough Army could “lead to a failure of the...

    Romania offers Moldova $65 million loan to spur reforms
    Jan26

    Romania offers Moldova $65 million loan to spur reforms

    BUCHAREST, Romania (AP) — Romania’s prime minister offered Moldova a loan of 60 million euros ($65 million) on Tuesday to prevent economic collapse in the impoverished ex-Soviet republic — if certain conditions are met. To get the money, Prime Minister Dacian Ciolos said Moldova will have to reform its justice system, fight corruption, sign...

    Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov reaches out to Trudeau government
    Jan26

    Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov reaches out to Trudeau government

    Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov reached out Tuesday to the new government of Prime Minister Justin Trudeau while decrying the the government of Trudeau’s predecessor Stephen Harper as “Russia-phobic.” Speaking during a wide-ranging annual foreign affairs news conference in Moscow, Lavrov said Russian President Vladimir Putin and...

    The Kremlin Shows the World How to Make an AIDS Crisis Worse
    Jan26

    The Kremlin Shows the World How to Make an AIDS Crisis Worse

    “I may be small, but I am strong,” says Anya Alimova, a 29-year-old with green hair, as she picks up a heavy backpack bulging with syringes, condoms, HIV tests and other related items. It’s a snowy winter’s evening in east Moscow, and Alimova and her co-worker, Lena Plotnikova, will spend the next few hours distributing these...

    Ukraine deliberately drags feet on Minsk peace deal: Lavrov
    Jan26

    Ukraine deliberately drags feet on Minsk peace deal: Lavrov

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – Ukraine is dragging its feet on implementation of the Minsk peace agreement because its wants to keep in place the Western… …read more Source:...

    Council Of Europe To Check On Human Rights In Crimea
    Jan26

    Council Of Europe To Check On Human Rights In Crimea

    Council of Europe Secretary-General Thorbjorn Jagland has announced he is sending a delegation to Crimea to assess the human rights situation on the peninsula. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Putin Denounces Soviet Founder Lenin
    Jan26

    Putin Denounces Soviet Founder Lenin

    MOSCOW—Russian President Vladimir Putin on Monday criticized Soviet founder Vladimir Lenin, accusing him of placing a “time bomb” under the state, and sharply denouncing brutal repressions by the Bolshevik government. The harsh criticism of Lenin, who is still revered by communists and many others in Russia, is unusual for Putin, who in the past...