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Analysis: Under Moscow Pressure, Could Belarus's Balancing Act Come Crashing Down?

Speculation that the merger of Russia and Belarus is just over the horizon has become so strident in recent weeks that top officials in both countries have made efforts to refute it. "I call these suggestions very...

Iran-Taliban talks: An effort to promote regional peace

Daesh terrorists, who have been militarily defeated in Iraq and Syria, have been increasingly active in Afghanistan, clashing with both the Kabul government and Taliban militants and alarming neighboring nations,...

Huawei sacks employee arrested for allegedly spying for China in Poland

Email Posted January 13, 2019 06:14:27 Photo: Huawei has drawn global scrutiny for its alleged capacity...

How Russia's school children are recruited as Putin's covert muscle

New details also show that a GRU unit has been at the forefront of Russia's psychological warfare efforts, including a previously undisclosed attempt to influence Ukraine policy in Congress in 2015.LoadingAs...

US gives Russia 60 days to comply with nuclear treaty

At NATO talks in Brussels, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo accused Russia of "cheating at its arms control obligations" under the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces Treaty. Pompeo warned that if Russia did not comply...

Russian Men Barred From Entering Ukraine Amid Escalating Crisis

In-Depth Coverage By RFE/RL's Ukrainian Service November 30, 2018Ukraine has barred Russian male nationals between 16 and 60 from traveling to the country, President Petro Poroshenko announced on November 30.The...

Press review: INF’s fate after Bolton visit and impact of Italy’s closer ties with Russia

US National Security Adviser John Bolton wrapped up his two-day visit to Moscow on Tuesday, and its major outcome was a meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin, Kommersant business daily writes. The visit by...

The Peacemaker: The Legacy of Haukur Hilmarsson

It may be hard to believe now, but there was a time when Icelanders adamantly believed that protesting was just not something they do. Sure, there were riots when Parliament voted to join NATO in 1949, but apart...

Ukraine, Hungary In Diplomatic Tit-For-Tat Expulsions Amid Passport Dispute

Ukraine has declared a Hungarian consul persona non grata and demanded he leave the country within 72 hours.The Foreign Ministry on October 4 accused the diplomat, who is based in the western Ukrainian town of...

Minister says next year's budget helps strengthen Estonia's foreign service - The Baltic Times

TALLINN - The 2019 state budget bill that got the government's approval on Wednesday supports strengthening of the foreign service and helps achieve the country's foreign policy goals, Foreign Minister Sven Mikser...


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