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 Former Makhachkala mayor gets 4 years in prison

The Makhachkala court has sentenced the former mayor of Dagestan’s capital Musa Musayev to 4 years in prison for abuse of office resulting in grave consequences, the Investigative Committee’s press service …

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No deal made for Brunson's release, Trump says

There was no deal with Turkey for the release of American pastor Andrew Craig Brunson, U.S. President Donald Trump said Saturday, thanking President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan for his help and signaling a rapprochement in ties after a long period of …

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Turkey to release U.S. pastor Brunson

U.S. pastor Andrew Brunson has been freed from house arrest by a court in Turkey's western province of Izmir. Brunson was sentenced to three years in prison but will not serve time as he had already spent two years …

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Former Almaty mayor sentenced in absentia

Former Almaty mayor Viktor Khrapunov and his wife have been sentenced to lengthy prison terms in absentia on corruption charges that they have called politically motivated. At a hearing, a court in Kazakhstan's …

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UN orders U.S. to lift some Iran sanctions

The United Nations' highest court ordered the United States to lift sanctions on Iran that affect imports of humanitarian goods and products and services linked to the safety of civil aviation. U.S. President Donald …

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Gulen's brother jailed for over 10 years

The brother of Fetullah Terrorist Organization's (FETO) leader Fetullah Gulen was sentenced to 10.5 years in jail, judicial sources said. Izmir's 14th High Criminal Court handed down the sentence to …

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Saakashvili defeats Rukhadze in Dutch court

Former Georgian President Mikheil Saakashvili won a settlement against the owner of the Georgian Liberti Bank, Irakli Rukhadze, in the Netherlands. The former leader of Georgia wrote a relevant message in Facebook. Rukhadze demanded …

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Turkey rejects US pastor's appeal for release

A Turkish court has rejected an appeal for U.S. pastor Andrew Brunson to be released from house arrest during his trial on terrorism charges. Brunson’s lawyer, İsmail Cem Halavurt, filed the demand on August 14 …

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Naftogaz: amicable agreement with Gazprom impossible

An amicable agreement between Naftogaz Ukrainy and Gazprom is only possible for complaints recently lodged at the Stockholm Arbitration and would consist of an out-of-court payment by the Russian gas giant of over $12 billion in compensation, …

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Russians go bankrupt on massive scale

In January-June 2018, 19053 citizens were declared bankrupt by Russian courts. This is 45% more than the same period in 2017, according to the reports of arbitration managers published on the Federal Reserve (the Federal Register on …

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Ukrainian national sentenced to 8 years in Crimea

Crimea’s Supreme Court has found Ukrainian citizen Yevgeny Panov guilty of the illegal trade in arms and plotting subversive acts in the region and sentenced him to eight years in prison. "The court rules to …

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Operation of Welmonde hotel in Batumi my be suspended

Georgia's Emergency Management Service demands the suspension of the operations of the former Leogrand Hotel in the Black Sea town of Batumi which is now operating as Welmonde Hotel and Casino. Specialists carried out a …

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