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Socio-economic and political situation in Moldova not to change soon

July 7, 2013 1:00 pm0 comments
Socio-economic and political situation in Moldova not to change soon

More than half of the Moldovan citizens are dissatisfied with the socio-economic and political situation in the country, according to a public opinion poll conducted by the Institute of Marketing and Social Research IMAS from 10 to 26 May 2013. The main problems, according to the Moldovans, are unemployment, political […]

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Polish authorities must ensure independent investigation into secret CIA prison

June 29, 2013 12:27 pm0 comments
Polish authorities must ensure independent investigation into secret CIA prison

Global human rights organization Amnesty International called for immediate completion of the investigation into Poland’s involvement in the US-led secret detention programs and to bring justice in fair trials to those responsible for human rights violations. According to published information, the Polish government is accused of colluding with the US Central Intelligence […]

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Turkish Protests indicate growing independence of civil society

June 17, 2013 2:28 pm0 comments
Turkish Protests indicate growing independence of civil society

International observers and representatives of the expert community continue to discuss the situation in Turkey, engulfed by a series of protests, which started with a rally in Gezi Park to oppose its demolition as part of a redevelopment plan. This peaceful environmental action turned into a wave of anti-government protests, […]

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International experts differ on prospects for shale gas production in Europe

June 12, 2013 5:59 pm0 comments
International experts differ on prospects for shale gas production in Europe

The annual St. Petersburg International Economic Forum (SPIEF) will be held under the theme Finding Resolve to Build the New Global Economy on 20–22 June 2013. It is expected that the event will bring together around 5000 attendees including leading economists, businessmen and politicians, and will provide the participants with […]

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Experts: NGOs checks in Russia not to significantly affect EU-Russia visa-free dialogue

April 22, 2013 7:22 pm0 comments
Experts: NGOs checks in Russia not to significantly affect EU-Russia visa-free dialogue

Russian checks of non-governmental organizations (NGO), initiated after adopting the law, which reinforces control over political NGOs with foreign funding, might influence the process of EU-Russia visa regime facilitation. This is the opinion expressed by Director General of the European Directorate General on Home Affairs Stefano Manservisi in an interview […]

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Official visit of Chinese leader to Russia emphasized importance of two countries’ strategic partnership

April 7, 2013 9:53 pm0 comments
Official visit of Chinese leader to Russia emphasized importance of two countries’ strategic partnership

Representatives of the Russian Federation, and the People’s Republic of China signed more than 30 agreements on cooperation in various fields, during the state visit of Chinese president Xi Jinping to Moscow that ended on 24 March 2013. Russia became the first country visited by Xi Jinping as the leader […]

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Legality of William Browder’s Financial Activities in Russia is Doubtful.

April 3, 2013 6:44 pm0 comments
Legality of William Browder’s Financial Activities in Russia is Doubtful.

The investigation department of the Russian Interior Ministry brought new criminal charges against William Browder, the Chief Executive Officer and co-founder of the investment fund Hermitage Capital Management, alleging his involvement in illegal purchase of Gazprom shares. According to law enforcement agencies, the financier ran companies involved in the purchase […]

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Confronting common security threats to bring Russia and US together

March 23, 2013 12:00 pm0 comments
Confronting common security threats to bring Russia and US together

Dmitry Rogozin, Deputy Prime Minister of Russia wrote a letter on 21 February 2013 to Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev proposing to develop an international asteroid impact prevention system. The message stressed the seriousness of space threats and inability of modern methods of celestial bodies’ detection to predict meteorite strike, […]

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