Week in review: October 5-11

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The round-up of some of this week’s most noteworthy events and news stories features: the negotiations on the Dutch budget,  the Russian diplomat Dmitri Borodin causes tension between Russia and The Netherlands under influence of alcohol, and the ongoing struggles of Greenpeace to free the Arctic Sunrise crew, sailing under Dutch flag.

 

Dmitri Borodin: Minister Frans Timmermans of Foreign Affairs apologized to Russia on behalf of the Dutch government for the arrest of Russian diplomat Dmitri Borodin. Read the full story

Also read what led up to those apologies:


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Valery Klepkin
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Greenpeace: The Russians possibly found drugs aboard the Greenpeace ship Arctic Sunrise,
sailing under Dutch flag, report Russian news agencies. Read the full story

Also read: Email action for Arctic Sunrise

 

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Check out NL Times for the rest of the news and stories this week

 

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