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Ukrainian President Poroshenko Would Not Oppose Federalization Referendum
Apr06

Ukrainian President Poroshenko Would Not Oppose Federalization Referendum

Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko has stated that the decentralization of the country will not be affecting several key areas – defense, national security, foreign policy, as well as the sovereignty and territorial wholeness of Ukraine, as reported by Russian news agencies. The President further stated that Kiev is ready to organize a...

Forbes: Poroshenko Offered Putin to Assimilate Donbass
Apr06

Forbes: Poroshenko Offered Putin to Assimilate Donbass

Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko has offered Russian counterpart Vldimir Putin to ”include Donbass” in the territory of the federation. The announcement was released to Forbes magazine through an anonymous source. It was stated that the proposal had been extended during the Normandy Four talks hld in Minsk on February 11 and 12....

Pope Francis Urges for Peace, Tolerance at Easter Address
Apr05

Pope Francis Urges for Peace, Tolerance at Easter Address

During his traditional Easter Sunday message to people all over the world, Pope Francis called for peace and tolerance. He pleaded for peace especially in the Holy Land, Ukraine, Libya, Yemen, Nigeria, Sudan and the Democratic Republic of Congo, as quoted by the BBC. In a prayer on behalf of people, who flooded the St Paul’s Square in...

Bulgaria to Set Up 19 Visa Consular Services Across Russia
Apr04

Bulgaria to Set Up 19 Visa Consular Services Across Russia

Bulgaria’s Foreign Minister Daniel Mitov announced on Saturday that Sofia would take measures to eases access to Bulgaria for Russian tourists.In his words, the move could allow “all Russian tourists who want to come to Bulgaria to do it.”Mitov’s comments come as many experts and tourist industry representatives had raised...

Minister Daniel Mitov: Potential drop in number of Russian tourists in Bulgaria will be due to reduced purchasing power
Apr04

Minister Daniel Mitov: Potential drop in number of Russian tourists in Bulgaria will be due to reduced purchasing power

The assertion that the number of Russian tourists coming to Bulgaria will go down because of the EU sanctions on Russia is part of the widespread misinformation on the matter, said Foreign Minister Daniel Mitov for the Bulgarian National Radio, adding that there is no prohibition on Russian nationals visiting Bulgaria. If there is a drop in the...

Ours are fake moral principles
Apr04

Ours are fake moral principles

For 150 families this Easter will be a sad one. The reason – the air crash covered by the media in the world down to the minutest details, often breaching all moral norms. Journalists were torn between providing maximum information and refraining out of deference. Whereas it makes sense that the crash on 24 March continues to be at the focus of...

Decline in number of foreign tourists expected in Bulgaria during summer season
Apr03

Decline in number of foreign tourists expected in Bulgaria during summer season

A very difficult summer season is expected as the trend will be last-minute bookings and individually organised holidays, Bulgarian Minister of Tourism Nikolina Angelkova has said. She added it was too early for a specific forecast to be made, as not all of the international tourism exhibitions have ended. However, she said that a 30-percent...

Bulgaria in NATO – 11 years on
Apr03

Bulgaria in NATO – 11 years on

Eleven years after Bulgaria’s accession to NATO, the question of the future of the alliance and of Bulgaria as a member is once again on the agenda. The country joined NATO on 2 April, 2004 after efforts stretching over 10 years; in becoming a member the country was guided by the consideration that the organization was Bulgaria’s...

Putin Has Little to Offer Eastern Europe, Gerd Koenen Tells DW
Apr03

Putin Has Little to Offer Eastern Europe, Gerd Koenen Tells DW

Russia is lacking a working coherent strategy towards countries in Eastern Europe and Moscow under President Vladimir Putin has little to offer to countries in the region, German historian Gerd Koenen has opined. “You can certainly try to court members of the political elite. You can sound the call of the old Orthodox solidarity, as is being...

US Navy Destroyer Jason Dunham  to Enter Black Sea Friday
Apr02

US Navy Destroyer Jason Dunham to Enter Black Sea Friday

US Navy guided-missile destroyer Jason Dunham will enter the Black Sea on Friday in support of Operation Atlantic Resolve, the US 6th Fleet has announced. “The ship’s presence in the Black Sea demonstrates the United States’ commitment to working closely with allies to enhance maritime security and stability, readiness, and naval...

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