Zoekresultaten voor 'russia'

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  1. Kyrgyz groups protest against Customs Union - Dossier

    On 5 May around 100 activists representing several Kyrgyz nongovernmental organisations held a protest against Kyrgyzstan joining the Russian-led Customs Union. It is not the first time that groups in (potential) member state countries have doubts about this Union. Protest Kyrgyzstan On 5 May activists of the...

  2. The War of the Words - Dossier

    Cold war heating up quickly as UN Security Council convenes on Russia and Ukraine-conflict. On the 9th and 10th of November NATO reported “thousands of Russian troops, along with columns of tanks, artillery and air-defence systems crossing the Russian-Ukraine border into Eastern Ukraine”. (1) Though in essence...

  3. 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 ...

  4. Possible ceasefire after four days of heavy fighting in Nagorno-Karabakh - Dossier

    On April 5th a ceasefire was reached between Azerbaijan and separatist forces in the Nagorno-Karabakh region. On April 2nd intense fighting broke out in the Armenian populated Nagorno-Karabakh enclave inside Azerbaijan. Although this is not the first violation of the truce, signed in 1994 by both Armenia and...

  5. Festival “Ukraine 25 years independent” - Dossier

    Last Saturday, 24 September, the Dutch-Ukrainian community in the Netherlands celebrated 25 years of Ukraine’s independence at the MeetingDistrict in Nieuwegein near Utrecht. It turned out to be a really special event, which brought together culture, art, presentations, discussions, modern interpretation of...

  6. Worries for the Kremlin? - Dossier

    By Merel Maurits and Emmalien Meijer In the past weeks, thousands of people have protested in different cities across Russia against the pension reform plans announced by the Kremlin. The protests climaxed on September 9, the day of the regional elections, with nationwide rallies called for by opposition leader Alexey...

  7. Fears for civil war in Ukraine - Dossier

    On 6 May the Ukrainian parliament, the Verkhovna Rada, convened an emergency session behind closed doors to discuss the escalating crisis in the country. Security forces have been trying to regain control over eastern parts of the country after pro-Russian separatists started occupying government buildings since 15...

  8. Will Putin survive Ukraine? - Dossier

    Putin’s position is anything but self-evident. On December 4 th , 2011, the Duma election was a severe loss for Vladimir Putin and his party ‘United Russia’. The party’s previous advantage of 64% now fell to a slight majority of 50%(1), and more than 30.000 protesters signed up for a protest on December 10 th...

  9. Pro-European parties in Moldova set for majority in parliamentary election - Dossier

    With over 89% of the votes counted in yesterday’s parliamentary election in Moldova, it seems that the pro-European political parties – currently in government – have managed to retain a majority : Liberal Democratic Party (PLDM) with 19,46% (24 seats, down from 32), Democratic Party (PDM) with 15,78% (19 seats,...

  10. Seven defendants convicted in Russian Bolotnaya Case - Dossier

    A Moscow court has sentenced seven defendants in the Bolotnaya Case to jail terms of between two and a half to four years. On Friday 21 February, the defendants were found guilty, but sentencing was delayed until Monday 24 February. Critics say the court delayed sentencing until after the closing ceremony of the...