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    Hit Putin where it hurts
    Jun03

    Hit Putin where it hurts

    “Instead of seeing Russia as a democracy in the process of failing, we need to see it as an authoritarian system in the process of succeeding.” These words didn’t come from a historian reflecting on Tsarist rulers or communist dictators of the past. This was Karen Dawisha, a distinguished Russian expert, speaking about the Russia of today....

    European Parliament blacklists Russian diplomats
    Jun03

    European Parliament blacklists Russian diplomats

    In response to Russia’s blacklisting of 89 EU officials, the European Parliament is restricting access for Russian diplomats and lawmakers. EU-Russia relations have soured over the Ukraine conflict. …read more Source: Deutsche...

    Key Tender for Units 5, 6 of Bulgaria’s Kozloduy NPP at Standstill
    Jun03

    Key Tender for Units 5, 6 of Bulgaria’s Kozloduy NPP at Standstill

    Units 5 and 6 of Bulgaria’s Kozloduy nuclear power plant need a replacement of the automated neutron flux control system in order to have their capacity increased. The measure is part of the life extension and modernization program for units 5 and 6 of the Kozloduy NPP, according to investor.bg. The replacement of the system was requested...

    Trilateral Assembly in Lithuania: it’s important to provide Ukraine with unconditional assistance
    Jun03

    Trilateral Assembly in Lithuania: it’s important to provide Ukraine with unconditional assistance

    Assembly of Members of the Seimas of the Republic of Lithuania, the Sejm and Senate of the Republic of Poland, and the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine concluded its work in the Seimas on 29 May. The sixth session mainly focused on Ukraine and current security challenges, reported BC the press service of the Lithuanian Seimas. …read more Source:...

    Two civilians killed in rebel attack in east Ukraine: governor
    Jun03

    Two civilians killed in rebel attack in east Ukraine: governor

    KIEV (Reuters) – Two civilians were killed on Wednesday when mortar bombs fired by pro-Russian separatists hit their car in government-controlled territory near Luhansk in eastern Ukraine, the head of the Kiev-controlled regional administration said. …read more Source:...

    Ilves in Georgia: Eastern Partnership not a one-way ticket to EU
    Jun03

    Ilves in Georgia: Eastern Partnership not a one-way ticket to EU

    Estonian President Toomas Hendrik Ilves, on a two-day official trip to Georgia, said the EU’s Eastern Partnership project is not a straight ticket to the union, but added that Georgia, along with Moldova and Ukraine, are in the same boat as the EU. …read more Source:...

    Slovakia Proposes to Russia Gas Pipeline Involving Bulgaria, Romania, Hungary
    Jun03

    Slovakia Proposes to Russia Gas Pipeline Involving Bulgaria, Romania, Hungary

    Slovakian Prime Minister Robert Fico announced presented Tuesday in Moscow a gas pipeline project involving Bulgaria, Romania, and Hungary. Fico presented to his Russian counterpart Dmitry Medvedev a new option for delivering Russian gas to Central and Eastern Europe, according to reports of the TASS news agency, The gas pipeline project, which...

    Bulgaria is again within the scope of Russian sanctions against the West
    Jun03

    Bulgaria is again within the scope of Russian sanctions against the West

    Russia and the West continue to impose counter sanctions against each other. Several days ago, at the insistence of the European Union, Moscow sent to a series of European embassies a list containing the names of 89 people from 17 countries, whose access to the Russian Federation was banned due to their critical attitude towards Russia’s...

    Schulz: Russian ambassador not welcomed
    Jun03

    Schulz: Russian ambassador not welcomed

    European Parliament President Martin Schulz told MEPs Tuesday that he would bar Russia’s EU ambassador from entering the institution in retaliation for a recent travel ban imposed by Russia on European political figures. Last week, the Russian Foreign Ministry handed over to several EU embassies a list of 89 politicians and military leaders...

    The bloggers using social media to track down Russian soldiers fighting in Ukraine
    Jun03

    The bloggers using social media to track down Russian soldiers fighting in Ukraine

    Using pictures and status updates as evidence, amateur investigators say they are gathering proof that the Kremlin is actively involved in conflict. RFE/RL reportsIn his free time, Ukrainian blogger Anton Pavlushko trawls through Russian-language social networking sites searching for evidence of foreign soldiers in his country.“Sometimes you need...

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