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Armenia takes on “thieves in law”

A new law makes it illegal to belong to a “criminal subculture” even if no specific crime has been committed. The legislation follows examples set in Georgia and Russia.

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EU to strengthen anti-Russia sanctions over Crimea

European Union countries have agreed to blacklist several Russian officials for conducting elections in Crimea in September 2019, a diplomatic source in Brussels said. "A consensus has been reached to introduce restrictions on …

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Erdogan accuses UAE of financing Haftar

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan believes that the United Arab Emirates (UAE) is providing financial support for mercenaries who are allegedly aiding Commander of the Libyan National Army (LNA), Field Marshal …

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Moscow to strengthen ties with Baku - minister

Moscow will strengthen its contacts with Baku in the near future, the minister of Moscow City Government, head of Department for Foreign Economic Activity and International Relations Sergei Cheremin told Vestnik Kavkaza during …

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Resolution of Karabakh problem - Pashinyan style

Last Saturday, Prime Minister of Armenia Nikol Pashinyan presented 100 facts about “New Armenia” at the press conference in Kapan. He reported about the increase in tax revenues to the state budget and highlighted good rates of …

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Kremlin explains "new strategy" towards Ukraine

The Kremlin’s strategy in relations with Ukraine has never been based on confrontation, Russian president’s press secretary Dmitry Peskov said, commenting on political analysts’ guesswork that Moscow …

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Oil prices dive as coronavirus spreads

Brent crude, the international benchmark, fell $1.79 a barrel, or 2.95%, to $58.90 per barrel by 0903 GMT, having earlier fallen more than 3% to its lowest level in almost three months.  West Texas Intermediate also fell, down by …

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