Monthly Archives: August 2019

OSCE to conduct training course for Ukrainian civil servants

The office of the OSCE High Commissioner on National Minorities announced on 5 August 2019 that it is supporting diversity training courses for civil servants in Ukraine over the coming years. “In co-operation with Ukraine’s Culture Ministry, National Agency on Civil Service and Center for Independent Political Research, the High Commissioner on National Minorities has developed a training course on

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Russia Will Develop New Nuclear Missiles if Washington Does, Putin Says

Russian President Vladimir Putin warned on Monday that Moscow would be forced to start developing short and intermediate-range land-based nuclear missiles if the United States started doing so after the demise of a landmark arms control treaty. The United States formally left the Intermediate Nuclear Forces (INF) treaty with Russia on Friday after determining that Moscow was violating the treaty

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Finland expresses regret after its warship entered Russian territorial waters

Finland has expressed regret after its warship by mistake entered the Russian territorial waters, reports the Finnish Navy. The incident happened on August 1 in the Eastern part of the Gulf of Finland. The Hämeenmaa gunboat entered Russian waters at about 600 m, realized the mistake, immediately left the territory and reported the incident. After that, Helsinki contacted the Russian

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Russians Say Soviet Rule Was ‘Closer to People’ Than Current Regime – Poll

Russians are more likely to view the late Brezhnev era of the Soviet Union as “close to the people” than they are President Vladimir Putin’s Russia, according to a survey by the independent Levada Center pollster. Russians have expressed increasingly positive opinions about the Soviet Union over the years, with nostalgia toward the U.S.S.R. and Stalin hitting record highs in

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Russia claims U.S., Germany interference with internal affairs

08:07, 5 August 2019       Russia claims U.S., Germany interference with internal affairs Russian MFA representative Mariya Zakharova noted that the American Embassy published information about the protest on social media with a call not to interfere with these events. But Zakharova said that “90% of the information called people for joining this event” Russian MFA claimed interference of American and

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