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    The Baltic ‘Iron Lady’: Putin’s solitary foe
    May21

    The Baltic ‘Iron Lady’: Putin’s solitary foe

    VILNIUS, Lithuania — Martial arts teach how to fend off larger opponents with decisive strikes and a nimble defense. Dalia Grybauskaitė, the president of Lithuania and a black belt in karate, has taken on Russia and Vladimir Putin over Ukraine. Her foe is a black belt in judo himself. And the leader of a neighboring country of 144 million, more...

    Bogomaz: Russia can be self-sufficient in food with Belarus’ help
    May21

    Bogomaz: Russia can be self-sufficient in food with Belarus’ help

    A number of western countries imposed sanctions on Russia around a year ago. “Today we realize that we can feed ourselves with the help of our brotherly Belarus,” Alexander Bogomaz noted. He pointed out that Belarusian goods are popular in Bryansk Oblast. Toda …read more Source:...

    Ukraine’s Minister of Ecology: Fire near Chernobyl could have been set by Russia’s saboteurs
    May21

    Ukraine’s Minister of Ecology: Fire near Chernobyl could have been set by Russia’s saboteurs

    One of the probable causes of the large-scale fire, which broke out in the exclusion zone around the Chernobyl nuclear power plant, could have been an act of sabotage committed by Russians. …read more Source:...

    Fifa should strip Russia of hosting 2018 World Cup, says Polish FA chairman
    May21

    Fifa should strip Russia of hosting 2018 World Cup, says Polish FA chairman

    • Zbigniew Boniek: ‘Hosting the World Cup in Russia is a disastrous mistake’• Former Juventus player adds Fifa should have clause ‘in the event of a war’• Fifa’s Sepp Blatter says 2018 World Cup in Russia will stabilise regionZbigniew Boniek, the chairman of the Polish Football Association, has said that Russia should be...

    Honey, I shrunk Britain
    May21

    Honey, I shrunk Britain

    LONDON — During the British general election Ed Miliband scored a hit that few noticed. In a speech at Chatham House he accused David Cameron of pursuing an “isolationist” foreign policy that has led to the “biggest loss of influence for our country in a generation.” It’s the sort of charge that you might expect to hear from a Tory...

    Ukraine reports fresh casualties in east, OSCE sees violence spreading
    May21

    Ukraine reports fresh casualties in east, OSCE sees violence spreading

    KIEV (Reuters) – One Ukrainian serviceman has been killed and eight wounded in fresh separatist attacks, the military said in Kiev on Thursday, as the OSCE security watchdog warned of a “worrisome” spread of violence in eastern Ukraine. …read more Source:...

    Bulgaria Engineering Union Refutes ‘Suspended Cooperation’ Claims
    May21

    Bulgaria Engineering Union Refutes ‘Suspended Cooperation’ Claims

    The Bulgarian engineering union has received no open letter from its Russian counterpart in which the latter declines cooperation.Asked by Novinite to comment, Iliya Keleshev, who heads the Bulgarian Branch Chamber – Machine Building, has denied reports which emerged earlier on Thursday that cooperation between the two bodies will not be...

    EU, eastern leaders gather in Riga for low-expectations summit
    May21

    EU, eastern leaders gather in Riga for low-expectations summit

    EU leaders were gearing up Thursday for a summit in Riga with six eastern partners, but expectations are low amid piecemeal reform progress, violence in Ukraine and tensions with Russia.EU relations with Moscow are at their lowest point since the… …read more Source:...

    VIDEO: US helping train Ukraine soldiers
    May21

    VIDEO: US helping train Ukraine soldiers

    Anastasiya Gribanova has been given exclusive access to watch US troops train their Ukrainian counterparts …read more Source:...

    John McCain: Putin has not still paid for aggression against Ukraine
    May21

    John McCain: Putin has not still paid for aggression against Ukraine

    Russia’s president will continue his aggression in Europe. There is threat for Moldova and the Baltic states. …read more Source:...

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