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Social Media: Europe: Eastern Europe: Russian Federation

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Europe and Russia on post-Soviet territory: before and after referendums
The author argues that the recent failure of the French and Dutch to pass the EU constitution referendum is a sign that the EU alliance is failing. He goes on to predict that many Eastern European na... Read More...


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RUSSIA WRITES OFF ABOUT 75% OF SYRIA'S DEBT
Russian Finance Minister Alexei Kudrin is to sign in Damascus an Agreement on Settlement of Syria's Debt to Russia. (Novosti, 5/28/2005) RIA Novosti MOSCOW (May 28) Read More...


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Terrorists Focused on Nuclear Facilities in Russia
Efforts by the U.S. and Russia to prevent Russian nuclear materials from falling into the hands of terrorists remain slowed by bureaucratic red tape and a lack of urgency, a report, released by a rese... Read More...


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The old dictator Stalin finds new friends in Russia's political élite
In the shadows of the 60th anniversary of the finale of WW2, Russians have been contemplating their future and becoming skeptical. The lack of direction, posed by Russia's political elite, renders Ru... Read More...


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Russia 'mocking' WWII ceremonies
Fierce criticism of Russia's own democratic record is brought to the fore when preparations for ceremonies commemorating the 60th anniversary of the closing of WW2 are under way. 06 May 05 (BBC News) Read More...


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Russia Objects to Bush Visit to Neighbors
President Bush's upcoming visit to Latvia and Georgia was condoned by Russian officials as an interference in Russia's sphere of influence. By ELISABETH BUMILLER (06 May 05, New York Times) Read More...


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Bank probe reaches Russian mogul
Russian-Jewish media mogul Vladimir Gusinsky has been questioned by Israeli police as part of a probe into money laundering allegations. BBC News 4 April 2005. Read More...


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Yushchenko's warm US welcome
Washington has rolled out the red carpet for Viktor Yushchenko. Few leaders are received with such warmth or given such high level access. By Jonathan Beale (BBC News 4 Apr 05) Read More...


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Russia: OSCE Faces Crisis Over Budget And Values With Moscow
Russia has long complained about the role played by official Western political and human rights advisers in former Soviet nations. But Moscow's intensifying dispute with the OSCE now is coming to a he... Read More...


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The Orthodox Are Coming
The Orthodox are becoming increasingly important players in the EU. The article about the compatability of Orthodoxy with Western cultural values and democracy, capitalist economic development and gl... Read More...


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Cooperative Threat Reduction beyond Russia
Discusses how much of a role can one expect cooperative threat reduction programs to play in U.S. and Russian nonproliferation policies toward the NIS and beyond in the years to come? By Rose Gottemoe... Read More...


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Europe urged to commit itself to Chechnya
Europe should take more time to consider the situation in Chechnya and make some serious commitments, for both moral and practical reasons, a leading expert has said. By Elitsa Vucheva (3/3/2005, EUob... Read More...


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Report from seminar on IDPs from Chechnya, August 30 – 31 2004
The seminar was part of the European Council on Refugees and Exiles’ (ECRE’s) advocacy project on IDPs and refugees from Chechnya. The project is coordinated by the Norwegian Refugee Council, and was ... Read More...


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Chechens name new rebel leader
The underground separatist government of Chechnya said Thursday that it had appointed a little-known fighter and religious leader as a successor to Aslan Maskhadov, the rebel president who was killed ... Read More...


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PUTIN
Can the United States really do anything to promote democracy in Russia? What will happen in Russia's 2008 presidential elections? Read More...


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Europe: How wide ? How deep? - A Russian View
Dr. Nadia Arbatova cautions that there is a danger of further ‘bureaucratising’ EU structures as the Union moves to implement its policies. She argues that the time is coming for the EU and Russia to ... Read More...


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Media violence and terrorism
This publication attempts to reveal some of the profound changes in the way that fundamental liberties such as freedom of expression and press freedom have been affected by terrorism and the efforts b... Read More...


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Council of Europe insists on need to monitor human rights in Russia
Europe's top human rights body said that Russia still failed to meet its standards and rejected a demand by Moscow to stop checking on Russian compliance of the 46-nation organization's code of ethics... Read More...


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Did Kim Jung Il miscalculate?
China may now be forced to trump N. Korea's playing the nuclear card. By Jim Bencivenga (The Christian Science Monitor, 2/10/2005) Read More...


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Russia Defies U.S. Pressure on International Arms Sales
The head of Russia’s state arms exporting firm Rosoboronexport has said that Moscow will not restrict sales of other weapons to countries that are out of favor with the United States. (Moscow News, 2/... Read More...


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Russia punishes the OSCE - and puts pressure on Georgia
President Putin had issued a series of critical statements about OSCE, accusing it of applying ‘double standards’ and engaging in ‘intrusive mentorship’. he key demand is to discontinue the OSCE monit... Read More...


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Rice Chides Russia on Quieting Dissent but Rejects Penalty
Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice told a top Russian envoy Saturday that Moscow's crackdown on dissent was making Russian-American relations "more difficult." At the same time, Ms. Rice also signal... Read More...


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Rice warns Russia on democracy
On a diplomatic quest to improve relations with Europe, Rice ventures further east, to Russia, where she brings pressure for a stronger protection of human rights and the establishment of a democratic... Read More...


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Anti-Semitic letter embroils Duma
The condemnation of anti Semites was made by the state Duma, after a letter proposing to ban Jewish organizations was revealed, allegedly to have been signed by legislators within the Duma. A reminde... Read More...


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Apparent Gas Leak Kills Georgian Premier
Georgian Prime Minister Zurab Zhvania, who helped lead the revolution that toppled the corruption-tainted regime of Eduard Shevardnadze, was killed Thursday by what officials said apparently was gas f... Read More...


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Ukraine Scraps Veterans' Pension Cuts
Ukrainian lawmakers on Tuesday staved off what might have been the first big protest of Viktor Yushchenko's presidency by canceling a law that reduced pensions for retired Soviet-era military officers... Read More...


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A Higher Realism
President Bush's inaugural speech signaled his entry into a third, more sweeping phase of foreign policy, the columnist maintains. During his first term, Bush moved from a pragmatism that sought to cu... Read More...


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Syrian Leader Defiant on Missiles
The prospect of Russian arms sales to Syria surfaced during a visit to Moscow by President Bashar al-Assad. (BBC News, 1/25/2005) Read More...


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How US wants to Deliver Freedom (Democracy) to the World
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DEMOCRACY IN THE FORMER SOVIET UNION: 1991-2004
The article about the history of democracy’s introduction in 15 F.S.U. countries, the mixed overall outcome, importance of civil socity and the U.S. role. Few success stories... while the rest of th... Read More...


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