Archive for December 23rd, 2015

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December 23, 2015, by Daniel Schearf of VOANews

Russia plans to sue Ukraine in an English court to recover a multibillion-dollar loan Moscow made to Kyiv in December 2013, just weeks before Ukraine’s then-President, Viktor Yanukovych, facing a […]

Varoufakis plans new party for ‘democracy in Europe’

December 23, 2015, by Independent Balkan News Agency

Greek former finance minister Yanis Varoufakis has announced, in an interview with Italian magazine L’ Espresso,  to be published on December 24 ...

New Belgrade-Budapest railway to be ready in 2018

December 23, 2015, by Independent Balkan News Agency

In 2018 the new modern Belgrade-Budapest railway will be operational, Serbian Prime Minister Aleksandar Vucic said on December 23. “This is very imp ...

Turkey sharpens criticism of Russia’s airstrikes in Syria

December 23, 2015, by VOANews

Turkey has stepped up its criticism of Russia’s airstrikes in Syria in the wake of deadly strikes in the northwest city of Idlib. Turkish Prime ...

  • Russia issues international arrest warrant for Khodorkovsky
    December 23, 2015, by VOANews

    A Russian court has issued an international arrest warrant for Mikhail Khodorkovsky, former Yukos Oil chief and critic of Russian President Vladimir Putin. Russian police accuse Khodorkovsky, who is now […]

  • Greek legislators approve civil partnerships for same-sex couples
    December 23, 2015, by VOANews

    Greece’s Parliament has passed landmark legislation allowing civil partnership agreements between same-sex couples, despite strong resistance from opposition parties and the powerful Orthodox Church. The law, passed early Wednesday by ...