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Social Media: Europe: Eastern Europe: Russian Federation

181-210 Social Media articles displayed
for the Europe/Eastern Europe/Russian Federation Region

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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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CHANGES IN THE CIS: WHAT TO EXPECT IN 2005
Ukraine’s Orange Revolution, Georgia's Rose Revolution, the European Union’s decision to begin membership negotiations with Turkey... The importance of these events and their far-reaching effect on CI... Read More...


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Final Twist in a Long Tale?
The jewel in the Yukos empire has been sold to a mysterious company that seems to exist only on paper. Unexpected end of the auction, or is it the end? By Sergei Borisov (Transitions on Line, Dec 2... Read More...


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With US Help, Georgia Gets Its Cake And Eats It, Too
Georgia has made no secret of its desire to get on the fast track towards NATO membership. And Washington seems ready to take steps to hasten the departure of Russian troops and thus to ease Georgia'... Read More...


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If you can't beat them ...Poisen the Prize
Ukraine, Abkhazia, Georgia... Russia wants to retain the position of an official "kingmaker" in its perceived sphere of influence. Are the arrangements reached similar? Commentary by Jaba Devdariani ... Read More...


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Russia Seeks Help for WTO Entry
Article discusses Russia's plan to increase positive trade relations with India in an attempt to get a bid for the WTO. By Monica Gupta (11/27/04, Rediff.com) Read More...


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Ukraine's PM declared winner of elections
A popular protest against the re-elected Prime Minister of Ukraine, Viktor Yanukovych, who is accused of election fraud. A full investigation surrounding the democratic process of the election has be... Read More...


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Contrivance Concealed in 'Orange Juice'
The author believes that, despite Russia's public statements, it will take some time for Russian-Japanese relations to break the deadlock regarding territorial issues. (People's Daily, 11/18/2004) Read More...


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IMF chief Counsels Putin on How to Double Russia's Growth
Discusses the IMF belief that Russia needs to have less state intervention and watch for inflation in order to have a more prosperous economy. (ChannelnewsAsia.com, 11/19/04) Read More...


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Fear and Fury in Russia
Although Russia is dominated by an atmosphere of fear, liberal media outlets continue to survive, says the author. By Masha Lipman. (Washington Post, 11/3/2004) Read More...


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A Crucial Choice for Ukraine
If unchecked, the political climate in Ukraine will more closely align with Russia and Belarus than with democratic nations in the West. By John McCain. (Washington Post, 10/19/2004) Read More...


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Novatek: A Gas Giant You've Never Heard Of
Novatek: An emerging Russian gas company seeks to sell shares to a French firm. Its rapid growth challenges the hegemony of Gazprom, the world's biggest gas producer. World wide gas prices may subse... Read More...


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Putin's Double Standards
According to Russian president Vladimir Putin, criticism of his tough responses to terrorist attacks reflects Western "double standards." But in fact Russia is a beneficiary of such double standards. ... Read More...


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Russia's Soviet Nostalgia Poses Security Threat
Can the Kremlin shrug off its nostalgia for the Soviet past? And with it, recognize the right of neighboring states to their borders? The security of Eurasia and Russia itself depends upon it. By Ari... Read More...


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Returning Nuclear Fuel to Russia" IAEA said.
Libya intend to return back Enriched nuclear fuel to Russia pastly provided by Soviet Union. (Aljazeera.com, 3/9/04) Read More...


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Going Soviet: Putin and the Beslan Response
Author critical of Putin's authoritarianism, arguing that it is an unlikely antidote for terror. By Ariel Cohen. (EurasiaNet, 9/22/2004) Read More...


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Not Another Soviet Union
The U.S. laments the "demise" of Russian democracy, with Putin as its assassin. But Russia was never a democracy in the first place. By Eugene B. Rumer. (Washington Post, 9/24/2004) Read More...


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A Solution for Chechnya
Putin must stop painting all Chechens with the 'terrorist' brush and strike a deal with moderate Chechen leader Aslan Maskhadov, who rejects radical Islam and embraces separation of church and state. ... Read More...


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Russia's horror
Recent terrorism in Russia is re-examined. Parallels are drawn among numerous terrorist groups & events, though links are vague. The author offers numerous suggestions to battle not only terrorism i... Read More...


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Stand Up to Putin
Author believes that President Bush must reinforce his laudable commitment to global democracy by standing up to Russia's Vladimir Putin. By Robert Kagan. (Washington Post, 9/15/2004) Read More...


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Putin's Burden
The burden of solving the Chechen rests entirely on Putin since he eliminated or sidelined most of his rivals and critics. Russia's future rests on an autocrat who lacks creativity and courage. By Ma... Read More...


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A Russia united by more than fear
Author argues that Russia suffers from a lack of multicultural awareness. By Tamara Eidelman. (Christian Science Monitor, 9/8/2004) Read More...


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Putin Slams Call for Chechen Talks As Funerals Fill Beslan Streets
Discussion with Scott Peterson, Moscow bureau chief for the Christian Science Monitor and Mary Dejevsky, Chief editorial writer for the London Independent about the Beslan tragedy. (Democracy Now, 9/... Read More...


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