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Juncker to Meet Putin during Russia’s St. Petersburg Economic Forum

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Both Moscow and Brussels have reliable that a European Commission’s President Jean-Claude Juncker will attend Russia’s St. Petersburg Forum subsequent month. Juncker, who is approaching to accommodate Vladimir Putin during a event, will be a initial conduct of an EU ...

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Kudrin Urges Putin to Ease Geopolitical Tensions For Economy

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Former Finance Minister Alexei Kudrin has urged President Vladimir Putin to revoke geopolitical tensions for a consequence of a Russian economy, a Vedomosti journal reported Monday. Kudrin, a stream authority of Russia’s Center for Strategic Research, told members of a ...

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Medvedev Wants Russia’s Food Ban Extended

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Russia might extend a embargo on many Western food products until a finish of 2017, Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev announced Friday. The Kremlin began a embargo in 2014 opposite nations who had imposed sanctions on Russia following a cast ...

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Top EU Politicians Say Russia Sanctions Will Likely Be Extended

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German Chancellor Angela Merkel has announced that it is “too early” to plead lifting a European Union’s sanctions on Russia, a Reuters news group reported Thursday. Her matter is one of several done by high-ranking officials and politicians indicating that ...

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Russian Tourist Numbers to Greece Up More Than 500 Percent

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The series of Russian tourists visiting Greece has skyrocketed by some-more than 500 percent, a Russian Tour Operators Association announced Friday. A sum of 10,000 Russian travelers changed to revisit Greece in March, adult 523.6 percent on a prior year, ...

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G7 Leaders Agree to Prolong Anti-Russian Sanctions

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The G7 has concluded to extend sanctions imposed on Russia for a purpose in a Ukraine crisis, a Interfax news organisation reported Friday. The G7 organisation of universe leaders is endangered about a deteriorating conditions in a south-east of Ukraine, ...

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Putin Blesses First Oil Shipment From Russian Arctic Terminal

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President Vladimir Putin has overseen a initial conveyance of oil from a new depot in a Russian Arctic. “You might start loading,” Putin pronounced around video couple to workers during a pier in a Gulf of Ob, nearby a Yamal ...

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Why Savchenko is Less Havel than Malcolm X

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The receptions could not have been some-more different. In Kiev: crowds of well-wishers, mixed TV livestreaming, press conferences, flowers and a award of honour from the president. In Moscow: a cordoned-off square of tarmac, state media coverage, out of public eye and under tighten surveillance. On Wednesday, May 25, Ukrainian boss Petro ...

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Is a New Iron Curtain Falling Over Russia?

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The fall of the Soviet Union gave Russians a taste for several freedoms. Some, like leisure of expression and assembly, are no longer taken for granted. Others, like leisure of travel, are — at least by the monied and mobile. In recent years, however, authorities have done it transparent that this leisure was ...

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Landslide Vote Gives Tajik President Lifetime Rule

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Tajikistan has authorized inherent amendments permitting President Emomali Rahmon to order for life, a RIA Novosti news group reported Monday. Under a prior constitution, a Tajik boss was usually means to be inaugurated twice. Approximately 92 percent of a race ...

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