Zoekresultaten voor 'russia'

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  1. EU and Ukraine adopt Association Agreement, with concession to Russia - Dossier

    Yesterday on September 16 the European Parliament (EP), as well as the Verkhovna Rada – the Ukrainian Parliament, - ratified the European Union (EU)-Ukraine Association Agreement (AA). Last year this issue triggered the outbreak of a political crisis in Ukraine that led to the overthrow of then President Viktor...

  2. Serbian foreign policy increasingly under strain; strict control on EU goods re-exportation to Russia - Dossier

    Recent American and European sanctions against Russia have put Serbia’s foreign policy under strain. After most European Union countries’ foodstuffs  were prevented from entering the Russian market on August 7 th , non-member states have seized the opportunity to increase their own exports towards the Russian...

  3. Biggest protests in years erupt in Russia - Dossier

    Past Sunday Russia saw one of the biggest protests in years as thousands of people across the country took to the streets to show their discontent over Prime-Minister Medvedev’s alleged corruption and opulence. The independent Moscow radio station Ekho Moskvy claimed that about 60,000 people in dozens of cities...

  4. Freedom lecture with Zhanna Nemtsova - Dossier

    On 30 November De Balie in Amsterdam invited Zhanna Nemtsova, journalist at Deutsche Welle and daughter of Boris Nemtsov – a Russian liberal oppositional politician who was assassinated on 27 February 2015 – to give a freedom lecture. Nemtsova spoke about her father, propaganda in Russia and the Boris Nemtsov...

  5. Putin pardons jailed tycoon Mikhail Khodorkovsky - Dossier

    Former Russian oligarch Mikhail Khodorkovsky has been freed on December 20th, bringing an end to more than a decade behind bars after the Russian president, Vladimir Putin, signed a decree pardoning him. Putin made the surprise announcement on December 19th that he planned to pardon Khodorkovsky, once Russia's richest...

  6. Ukrainian crisis talks in Berlin : progress made but no ceasefire - Dossier

    An emergency summit was held on Sunday August 17th between Foreign Ministers of Ukraine, Russia, France and Germany in Berlin. It was the second round of talks over the Ukrainian crisis after the last summit that was held on April 17 th in Geneva. Although progress emerged about the Russian humanitarian convoy’s...

  7. Separatism in eastern Ukraine - Dossier

    On the evening of Sunday 6 April pro-Russian protesters occupied government buildings in eastern Ukraine , demanding referendums to be held on joining Russia. Ukraine’s acting Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenuk blamed Russia for the seizures, as interim President Olexander Turchunov cancelled his visit to Lithuania...

  8. Movie-afternoon and Debate: Vladimir Putin’s long shadow - Kalender

    We invite you to a film-screening – “Blinibioscoop” - and debate on Putin’s influence on Russia’s neighbouring states. The FMS will organize this event in cooperation with COVOR . During this afternoon the documentary ‘Vladimir Putin’s long shadow’, a 2015 CBC News-production, will be shown. The...

  9. Aankondiging: Movie-afternoon and Debate, Vladimir Putin’s long shadow - Dossier

    Date: Sunday 19 April 2015 Time: 15:00-18:00 (Doors open at 14:30) Location: Podium O950, Oostmaaslaan 950 (Rotterdam) We invite you to a film-screening – “Blinibioscoop” - and debate on Putin’s influence on Russia’s neighbouring states. The FMS will organize this event in cooperation with COVOR . During...

  10. Tensions rise over Crimea - Dossier

    Approximately 60 armed men seized control over the parliament building in the Ukrainian region of Crimea. The men are thought to be pro-Russian and have raised the Russian flag over the government buildings and put up a sign saying “Crimea is Russia”. Local government officials are said to negotiate with the...