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Al Jazeera English - Americas - Honduran rivals agree on deal

Al Jazeera English - Americas - Honduran rivals agree on deal: "Roberto Micheletti, Honduras's de facto leader, has agreed to reinstate Manuel Zelaya, the country's ousted president, as part of a deal aimed at ending a political crisis.

The two sides have been at odds for four months over whether Zelaya should be reinstated as president before presidential elections.

'I am pleased to announce ... my negotiating team signed an agreement that marks the beginning of the end of the country's political situation,' Micheletti said in a statement on Thursday."

Jamestown Foundation: Russia is as a criminal country, just like the Soviet Union - Kavkazcenter.com

Jamestown Foundation: Russia is as a criminal country, just like the Soviet Union - Kavkazcenter.com: "Russia's neighbors should not take responsibility, trying to change their relations with Moscow, because it is the Kremlin's actions determine the existing tension, says a well-known political expert, Senior Fellow, Jamestown Foundation Vladimir Socor.



The analyst was critical about the statement made by NATO's General Secretary that Russia poses no threat to the Baltic countries.



According to Vladimir Socor, Anders Fogh Rasmussen should have been more accurate, and mention the 'potential threat'.



'I think that the small neighbors of Russia should not take responsibility, trying to improve relations with Russia, because these relations are strained because of Russia itself. Any country - small or big, the United States or the Baltic states - will make a mistake, if they are to deal with Russia as if the improvement of relations depends on them', - said V…

'Novaya Gazeta' hinted out that Maksharip Aushev was killed by Kadyrov - Kavkazcenter.com

'Novaya Gazeta' hinted out that Maksharip Aushev was killed by Kadyrov - Kavkazcenter.com: "The Moscow newspaper 'Novaya Gazeta' hinted out that Maksharip Aushev, likely was killed by Kadyrov. Material by Olga Bobrova provides these facts:



'In September 2007, Aushev's son and his nephew, both are called Magomed, were kidnapped. Own investigation, which was organized by Maksharip showed that Chechen cops were involved - Urus-Martan district police department. The story became a big public outcry."