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Defense, diplomacy most important issues for new NATO Secretary General — Experts

December 3, 2014 5:55 pm0 comments
Defense, diplomacy most important issues for new NATO Secretary General — Experts

NATO does not seek a confrontation with Russia or a new Cold war, but will not jeopardize the European principles of security, said Jens Stoltenberg, the new Secretary General of NATO, former Prime Minister of Norway, during his speech at the German Marshall Fund in Brussels on October 28,2014. According […]

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Experts: Hong Kong protest movement success highly improbable

November 20, 2014 8:31 am0 comments
Experts: Hong Kong protest movement success highly improbable

The students taking part in the large-scale protests in Hong Kong that began on September 28 have no intentions to leave the streets, says an informal Reuters survey taken one month after the first day of disobedience. According to the results, 87% of the so-called “Umbrella Movement” participants said they […]

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Russia-US INF treaty dispute may be solved only through extensive talks

October 12, 2014 1:58 pm0 comments
Russia-US INF treaty dispute may be solved only through extensive talks

On September 11, 2014, Russia and the United States have conducted mutual consultation dedicated to the future adherence to the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces treaty (INF) that was signed in 1987. The closed-door talks between the Russian delegation led by Mikhail Ulyanov, director of Russian Foreign Ministry arms control department, and […]

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US Police Actions In Ferguson Signify Lack Of Human Rights

September 17, 2014 12:25 pm0 comments
US Police Actions In Ferguson Signify Lack Of Human Rights

The actions taken by the police against the protesters and journalists in Ferguson (a suburb of St. Louis, USA) during the weeks-long mass demonstrations caused by the death of Michael Brown, an African American teenager who was shot by the police officer Darren Wilson on August 9, 2014, caused an […]

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Experts: intense Scottish referendum debate already changed country’s future

September 14, 2014 12:42 pm0 comments
Experts: intense Scottish referendum debate already changed country’s future

Alex Salmond, Prime Minister of Scotland and the leader of the country’s National Party who advocates the state’s independence from the United Kingdom, supposedly defeated his opponent Alistair Darling, former British minister and the leader of “Better Together” movement, in a debate on the oncoming referendum on Scottish independence. Alex Salmond […]

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Russia — European Union sanction conflict impact: expert opinion

September 12, 2014 12:45 pm0 comments
Russia — European Union sanction conflict impact: expert opinion

A one-year food import ban decree signed on August 6, 2014, by Vladimir Putin, the President of the Russian Federation, caused massive backlash among the European farmers, as well as foreign politicians and analysts. The decree bans the import of certain foods, such as beef, pork, poultry and chicken, fruit, […]

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US-Russia diplomatic controversy surrounding INF treaty requires dialogue

August 25, 2014 12:40 pm0 comments
US-Russia diplomatic controversy surrounding INF treaty requires dialogue

On July 30, the US Department of State has published a worldwide arms control compliance report that included claims that Russia violated the 1987 Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces (INF) treaty signed between the United States and the Soviet Union in 1987. “The United States has determined that the Russian Federation is […]

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EU integration and economic recovery are key for new European Commission President

August 13, 2014 10:15 am0 comments
EU integration and economic recovery are key for new European Commission President

On July 15th Jean-Claude Juncker, former Prime Minister of Luxembourg, was elected new President of the European Commission. Winning the votes of 422 of the 729 MEPs, he will take up his office in November. Before the vote, the politician presented his “New Start for Europe” program, in which he […]

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