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    Kremlin warns citizens: The US is “‘hunting’ for Russians all over the world”
    May22

    Kremlin warns citizens: The US is “‘hunting’ for Russians all over the world”

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – Russia’s foreign ministry has warned its citizens traveling abroad of the risks posed by U.S. law enforcement bodies and special services, which it said were hunting for Russians around the world. In a statement on Friday it also accused Washington of kidnapping Russians, citing cases such as that of Vladimir...

    We just got another sign that the world’s economic center is moving east
    May22

    We just got another sign that the world’s economic center is moving east

    We could be seeing a high-speed transport route that runs from China to Europe through Kazakhstan soon — and that says something about global economic trends. “I propose creating a new, high-speed combined transport route — the Eurasian transcontinental corridor,” Kazakhstan president Nursultan Nazarbayev stated on Friday at an...

    Russia: EU Summit Missed Chance To Narrow Split
    May22

    Russia: EU Summit Missed Chance To Narrow Split

    Russia says the two-day EU Eastern Partnership summit in Riga has lost “another opportunity to make a step toward bridging a widening gap on the continent.” …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Depardieu At Cannes: ‘I Like Putin Very Much’
    May22

    Depardieu At Cannes: ‘I Like Putin Very Much’

    Gerard Depardieu, the famous French-actor-turned-Russian-citizen, reiterated at the Cannes Film Festival that he likes President Vladimir Putin “very much.” …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Opinion: Access to education is essential for children around the world
    May22

    Opinion: Access to education is essential for children around the world

    Education advocates and government ministers met this past week at the World Education Forum in South Korea to advance efforts to make a quality education accessible to all children. The World Bank pledged $2.5 billion to this end, and Canada is also doing its part. Last month, the federal government announced it would double its contribution to...

    Russia seeks release of alleged soldiers from Ukraine
    May22

    Russia seeks release of alleged soldiers from Ukraine

    Putin spokesman says Russia “is taking all necessary measures” to free men from captivity …read more Source:...

    News Analysis: EU Eastern Partnership Summit Exposes Fault Line Between Members
    May22

    News Analysis: EU Eastern Partnership Summit Exposes Fault Line Between Members

    The EU Eastern Partnership summit in Riga has revealed a new split in Europe that divides the European Union’s six “eastern partners” themselves. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Finland Instructs Nearly 1 Million Reservists, Amid Tension With Russia
    May22

    Finland Instructs Nearly 1 Million Reservists, Amid Tension With Russia

    The Finish military has sent letters to 900,000 reservists to collect their contact details and remind them of their duties “in the event of war.” …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    U.S. moves to facilitate social media in Crimea
    May22

    U.S. moves to facilitate social media in Crimea

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. Treasury Department on Friday authorized American businesses and individuals to facilitate personal… …read more Source:...

    Why Chechens Are Fighting Chechens in Ukraine’s Civil War
    May22

    Why Chechens Are Fighting Chechens in Ukraine’s Civil War

    The Chechens arrived at about the same time on both sides of the war in eastern Ukraine. On the side of the Russians, they came last spring with no insignia on their uniforms, crossing the border into the rebel-held territory of Ukraine and taking up positions around the city of Donetsk. General Isa Munaev, by contrast, arrived on the opposite...