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Putin Says Russia Should Prevent ‘Colour Revolutions’
Nov21

Putin Says Russia Should Prevent ‘Colour Revolutions’

Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Thursday that Moscow should prevent the occurrence of a colour revolution and combat extremism in Russia. Putin made the remark at a meeting of the Security Council of the Russian Federation, where a strategy on countering extremism was approved. Putin said that in the contemporary world extremism is...

Bulgaria C-Bank Governor ‘Likely to Resign end-November’
Nov21

Bulgaria C-Bank Governor ‘Likely to Resign end-November’

Bulgarian National Bank (BNB) governor Ivan Iskrov is likely to step down by the end of November, sources in Parliament say.The arrangement has been made after consultations Iskrov held with Prime Minister Boyko Borisov and the parliamentary groups of parties in the ruling axis, the website Mediapool.bg reports citing the sources....

Bulgaria C-Bank Governor ‘Likely to Resign in end-November’
Nov21

Bulgaria C-Bank Governor ‘Likely to Resign in end-November’

Bulgarian National Bank (BNB) governor Ivan Iskrov is likely to step down by the end of November, sources in Parliament say.The arrangement has been made after consultations Iskrov held with Prime Minister Boyko Borisov and the parliamentary groups of parties in the ruling axis, the website Mediapool.bg reports citing the sources....

Germans Divided over Sanctions on Russia – ARD Survey
Nov21

Germans Divided over Sanctions on Russia – ARD Survey

Twenty-seven percent of Germans believe the current sanctions against Russia imposed by the EU and the US should be scrapped, a new survey has shown. According to the survey, 19% of those polled think that tne current scope of sanctions should be expanded, while 43% consider the sanctions adequate. The poll was conducted among 1,023 Germans by...

Russian Promoter Calls Police to Investigate Klitschko’s gloves
Nov20

Russian Promoter Calls Police to Investigate Klitschko’s gloves

Russian promoter Vladimir Hryunov called for paying more attention to the issue of the gloves used by the reigning heavyweight champion Wladimir Klitschko. According to Hryunov, in the November 15 match for the IBF title between Klitschko and Kubrat Pulev, it became obvious that there was some irregularity with the Ukrainian boxer’s gloves....

Serbia’s EU Membership Tied to Sanctions on Russia – Commissioner
Nov20

Serbia’s EU Membership Tied to Sanctions on Russia – Commissioner

EU Enlargement Commissioner Johannes Hahn said on Thursday Belgrade would have to join EU sanctions against Moscow if it wants to be part of the European Union.”Serbia has taken a legislative commitment within the EU accession negotiations to bring its positions in line with those of the EU. Harmonization includes the tough issues as well,...

South Stream ‘No Longer A Priority’ for Italy
Nov20

South Stream ‘No Longer A Priority’ for Italy

Italy’s Economic Development Minister Federica Guidi has said the South Stream gas pipeline project is no longer a priority for her country. “This is useful infrastructure, but is maybe not on the list of our priorities,” Guidi told reporters on Wednesday.The TAP (Trans-Adriatic Pipeline) project, on the other hand, us now...

Ukraine Opposes Direct Talks with Pro-Russian Rebels
Nov19

Ukraine Opposes Direct Talks with Pro-Russian Rebels

Ukraine has turned down Moscow’s suggestion to talk directly to pro-Russian rebels to put an end to the conflict in the eastern part of the country. In an address to the lower house of Russia’s Parliament, Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov on Wednesday called for the establishment of stable contacts between the government in Kiev and...

Bulgaria to Grant Ukraine Humanitarian Aid of EUR 50 000
Nov19

Bulgaria to Grant Ukraine Humanitarian Aid of EUR 50 000

Bulgaria’s government will grant Ukraine humanitarian aid of EUR 50 000. The funding will be provided from the official development aid allocation under the central budget. The aid aims to alleviate the difficult social and economic and humanitarian situation in the country The funding will be provided via the International Committee of the...

Bulgaria to grant EUR 50 thousand worth of humanitarian aid to Ukraine
Nov19

Bulgaria to grant EUR 50 thousand worth of humanitarian aid to Ukraine

The government of Bulgaria will grant Ukraine humanitarian aid to the cost of EUR 50 000, which will be transmitted through the International Committee of the Red Cross. The aid will be officially pronounced during the Donors’ Conference for Ukraine to be held in December. This step is testimony of Bulgaria’s sustainable policy and...

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