All Posts Tagged With: "World Trade Organization (WTO)"

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Biden Meets With Russian Oppositionists & Rights Advocates

Russian human rights activists and opposition figures met with US Vice President Joe Biden to discuss civil rights violations, electoral fraud, and other issues plaguing Russian politics and society.

Mar 11, 2011 | Continued
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Putin: “Here, Thank God, There Aren’t Any Elections”

In a four hour live broadcast on Thursday, Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin fielded questions from “ordinary Russians” on a wide variety of topics, including his possible aspirations to run for a third term as president.

Dec 4, 2009 | Continued
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Georgia Will Block Russia’s Accession to WTO

Georgia has pledged to block Russia from joining the World Trade Organization over Moscow’s support for two separatist regions within Georgia.

Apr 29, 2008 | Continued
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Putin’s Rules on Trade

Last weekend Vladimir Putin attacked the World Trade Organization for being “archaic, nondemocratic and unwieldy.” As The Wall Street Journal pointed out yesterday, WTO director Pascal Lamy was quick to remind that these characteristics haven’t stopped Russia from attempting to join. The article continued: Yet the biggest sticking point concerns Russia’s failure to fulfill promises […]

Jun 16, 2007 | Continued