June 18, 2018
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Russian government approves raising of retirement age starting 2019

Russian PM Dmitry Medvedev has announced a plan to raise retirement age by eight years for women by 2034 and by five years for men by 2028, adding that this was an unavoidable measure due to the increasing numbers of pensioners. The bill, which was on Thursday approved for drafting in the parliament by the government, provides for a step-by step increase of the
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Moscow warns against premature steps in universal nuclear disarmament

Any steps aimed at reducing the quantity of nuclear warheads and their carriers must be taken in conjunction with global nuclear disarmament under strict international control, deputy Russian foreign minister has said. Moscow considers that it is too early to start the process of universal nuclear disarmament and urges maximum sobriety and realism in approaching the
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All you need to know about the EU withdrawal bill before Brexit

The European Union withdrawal bill returns to the House of Commons today, Tuesday 12, and tomorrow, Wednesday 13, where the Government will debate and vote on 15 amendments. This comes after it was put forward to the House of Lords, and Commons will now consider the proposed amendments to the Bill. Put simply, MPs will vote on whether they should carry on with Prime