Zoekresultaten voor 'russia'

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  1. 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...

  2. Ukraine and EU sign part of the Association Agreement - Dossier

    Today, President of the European Council Herman Van Rompuy and Prime Minister of Ukraine Arseniy Yatsenyuk signed the political part of the Association Agreement. An Association Agreement is EU's main instrument to bring the countries in the Eastern Partnership closer to EU standards and norms. It comprises four...

  3. Russia increases pressure on Armenia - Dossier

    On June 18, the Armenian government announced that it is considering giving up its minority stake in Armenia’s national gas company ArmRosGazprom (ARG), during the ongoing negotiations with the Russian gas multinational Gazprom, over the price of Russian natural gas delivered to the country. ARG will then be placed...

  4. 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...

  5. Moscow threatens to block BBC over separatist interview - Dossier

    A Siberian independence march that was planned in Novosibirsk for 17 August  was banned by the Russian government yesterday. In parallel, authorities have threatened to block BCC’s Russian version over its reports on separatist protests and more precisely an interview of the march’s organiser , Artyom Loskutov ...

  6. Kremlin most active at empty Federalization-Rally Siberia - Dossier

    This Sunday, August 17 th , only a handful people showed up at the Siberian independence march, or “Federalization-rally” in Novosibirsk , Russia’s third largest city, capitol of Siberia. And it might look like the Kremlin itself appeared to be its most active participant through its vigorous hunt on...

  7. 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...

  8. Russia’s laws prevent posting about Amsterdam’s Canal Parade 2014 - Dossier

    Yes, Putin really did leave Amsterdam in 2013 after visiting the Dutch-Russian year of friendship. But some of his influence might not have left. While Dutch visitors and many other EU-tourists might think little about any consequences of posting selfies of themselves dancing, with in the background a boat on which...

  9. Separatists claim victory in own ‘referendum’ - Dossier

    In the eastern Ukrainian regions of Donetsk and Luhanks separatists organized a referendum on independence on Sunday 11 May. Rebel organizers claim  89 percent of the votes in Donetsk, and 96 percent of votes in Luhanks, favor independence. The self-rule vote was highly controversial and has been called illegal by...

  10. Temporary cease-fire Ukraine, however there is “a plan B” - Dossier

    On 23 June pro-Russian separatist leaders in eastern Ukraine stated they have agreed “to observe a temporary cease-fire until 27 June”, three days after Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko declared the weeklong truce. This agreement will end ten weeks of fighting between separatists and Ukrainian forces. The...