Zoekresultaten voor 'russia'

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  1. Tension rises in Nagorno-Karabakh between Armenia and Azerbaijan - Dossier

    Caucasus is under strain of renewed tensions between Armenia and Azerbaijan over the disputed region of Nagorno-Karabakh. An outbreak of fighting in Azerbaijan’s breakaway region left more than fifteen soldiers dead, while both Armenian and Azeri government accused each other of fuelling clashes.  Recent events...

  2. Gaat het wel goed met Poetin? - Dossier

    Russen lijken weer meer te demonsteren. Hoe komt dat? Gaat het wel goed met Poetin? Zit hij nog even stevig in het zadel als bij zijn verkiezing in 2012? Of komen er steeds meer barstjes? 2012: Sneeuw revolutie Het ging niet goed met Poetin. Zijn populariteit daalde en bereikte in 2013 een dieptepunt van 54%. Ook zijn...

  3. Movie night: "Age of Delirium", the collapse of the Soviet Union - Kalender

    The documentary  "Age of Delirium," a new documentary by David Satter, tells the story of the fall of the Soviet Union as lived and experienced by the Soviet people. Satter's film tells the story of Alexander Shatravka, who crossed the Finnish border only to be handed back by the Finns and tortured in a mental...

  4. Is Putin unable to leave the war he needed? - Dossier

    At the moment of this writing, the Minsk-2 agreement appears never to really have reached the Donbas region, as fighting never stopped and western powers are losing patience. Washington openly considers sending arms to Ukraine, and also EU-president Donald Tusk is sharpening his rhetoric: “We are clearly reaching a...

  5. Russian Opposition leader Navalny jailed - Dossier

    UPDATE:  On July  19  a  judge in Kirov, Russia, has ordered the release  of jailed opposition leader Aleksei Navalny a day  after his conviction and sentencing to five years in prison on embezzlement charges. State prosecutor Sergei Bogdanov requested Navalny be freed while he appeals his conviction, but called...

  6. The newest EU-“associates”: Moldova, Georgia and Ukraine. - Dossier

    Moldova has been increasing its political and economic ties with the European Union since the signature of the Association Agreement on June 27 th , alongside Ukraine and Georgia. In comparison to the turmoil created in Ukraine by its rapprochement with the European Union, very little attention has been given to...

  7. Bosnia-Serb referendum to create divisions in International Community - Dossier

    Republika Srpska (RS), Bosnia and Herzegovina's (BiH) Serb-dominated entity, is determined to continue their planned referendum about its entities annual public holiday on the 25th of September despite Bosnian and international warnings. BiH’s constitutional court has already ruled the day as discriminatory and thus...

  8. Savchenko back in Ukraine after prisoner swap - Dossier

    On May 25th Ukrainian pilot Nadia Savchenko, who had been detained in Russia for almost two years, arrived home in Ukraine. Savchenko was exchanged in a prisoner swap for two Russian special forces members, Alexander Alexandrov and Yevgeny Yerofeev, who were detained in Kiev. When arriving at the airport in Kiev,...

  9. Opposition leader Alexey Navalny in Kremlin’s cross hairs: will his conviction prevent him from building a campaign movement? - Dossier

    On February 8th a Kirov city court in Russia found prominent opposition politician and anti-corruption activist Alexey Navalny guilty of embezzlement in the so-called Kirovles case. He and his co-defendant Piotr Ofitserov received suspended prison sentences of 5 and 4 years respectively, and a 500.000 RUR fine (about...

  10. ESDP official statement concerning the situation in Egypt - Dossier

      Dr. Mohamed Aboulghar, the Chairman of the Egyptian Social Democratic Party (ESDP) , held a meeting with the diplomatic representatives of France, the Netherlands, Norway, Russia, Singapore, the United Kingdom, and the EU to discuss the current events in Egypt and the Party’s position.   The ESDP expresses its...