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Moscow – No more USAID in Russia

Thursday, September 20, 2012 Comments off

Wager!  “Ruushkii oo ka qayliyay hay’adda maraykanka u qaabilsan  horumarinta gargaarka  caalmiga ee dibadda   iyo saddex kalmadood oo kala ah “bulshada rayadka” ah, “xuquuaqal  insaanka iyo dimuquraadiyadda oo uu tuhunsan yahay  in loogu dhuumanayo”. Hay’addaas oo lagu magacaabo marka lasoo gaabiyo USAID ayay sheegeen in dalkooda ay ka joojiyeen.Maraykanka ayaa isaguna dhinaciisa  sidoo kale kahadlay hay’adda  ayaa sheegay inay dhawaan heleen go’aanka Ruushka ee ay ku joojiyeen hawlihii ay hay’addu kawaday Ruushka  sida laga soo xigatay warsaxaafadeed kusoobaxay website rasmiga ah ee Wasaaradda A Dibadda.

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Hoos ka Akhri Faallada.

Boris Volkhonsky

On Tuesday, the US State Department published a press release on its official website, stating, that it is winding up its activities in Russia.
The statement reads,

“The United States recently received the Russian Government’s decision to end USAID activities in the Russian Federation. We are extremely proud of what USAID has accomplished in Russia over the past two decades, and we will work with our partners and staff to responsibly end or transition USAID’s programs. While USAID’s physical presence in Russia will come to an end, we remain committed to supporting democracy, human rights, and the development of a more robust civil society in Russia and look forward to continuing our cooperation with Russian non-governmental organizations.” Read more…

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Fresh HRW report accuses Damascus of systematic torture

Wednesday, July 4, 2012 Comments off

 By VOR

Human Rights Watch (HRW) has published a report on human rights violations and tortures in Syria after interviewing more than 200 former prisoners.
The Gods hung me by my wrists from the ceiling for 8 days. After a few days of hanging – being denied sleep Read more…

World powers to blame for Syria deaths if talks fail: Annan

Saturday, June 30, 2012 Comments off

International envoy Kofi Annan warned world powers Saturday they would be partly responsible for further deaths of Syrians if they fail to agree on how to end the violence there. Read more…

What’s behind NATO’s reaction to downed Turkish jet? – VOR

Wednesday, June 27, 2012 Comments off

Igor Siletsky

Although NATO is not considering military action over the shooting down of a Turkish fighter jet in Syria, what happened is unacceptable and deserves condemnation, NATO Secretary General Anders Fogh Rasmussen said after a NATO emergency meeting on Syria. His statement indicates NATO’s reluctance to use military force against Damascus. Read more…

Mursi announces Camp David revision plan – VOR

Tuesday, June 26, 2012 Comments off

Artyom Kobzev

Egypt’s President Elect Mohamed Mursi. Photo: AFP 

Egypt’s President Elect Mohamed Mursi has announced his plan to revise his country’s 1979 Camp David peace accords with Israel. Speaking in Cairo Monday in an interview with Iran’s Fars news agency, he described these accords as ‘unequal and unfair’ and indicated that they were signed under pressure from the United States at a time when Egypt badly needed American economic help. Read more…

Egypt: tensions grow between Islamists and military junta

Monday, June 18, 2012 Comments off

Konstantin Garibov .

Photo: EPA 

The Muslim Brotherhood has said its candidate, Mohammed Mursi, has won Sunday’s presidential run-off. His rival, independent candidate Ahmed Shafiq has not recognized defeat. Read more…

The G20 and global economic challenges

Monday, June 18, 2012 Comments off

 

 

 

An unprecedented crisis hit the global economy four years ago, sending visible ripples around the entire world and affecting every country to some degree. Read more…

Moscow calls on Tripoli to release ICC officials

Thursday, June 14, 2012 Comments off

Konstantin Garibov
Moscow demands that Tripoli should immediately release four representatives of the International Criminal Court (ICC), one of whom is Russian citizen Alexander Khodakov, the ICC secretariat’s adviser for external relations. Russia also insists that UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon should interfere to help resolve the problem. Read more…

Russia – Lavrov, the peace dealer

Thursday, June 14, 2012 Comments off

Polina Chernitsa

A number of politicians, both in the West and in the East, say that Kofi Annan’s plan on Syria allegedly presupposes that Russia should put pressure on the Assad regime in order to make it lay down arms. Read more…

June 12 – Day of Russia

Tuesday, June 12, 2012 Comments off

Konstantin Garibov

 

Photo: RIA Novosti

On June 12, this country is marking the Russia Day bank holiday with festivities, concerts and entertainment events. Read more…