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    Interior Ministry: The majority of migrant workers arrive in Belarus from Ukraine
    May06

    Interior Ministry: The majority of migrant workers arrive in Belarus from Ukraine

    “Statistics speaks for itself. Naturally, the events in Ukraine had an impact on the situation in the Belarusian labor market. In 2014 Belarus welcomed about 40,000 migrant workers from foreign countries, including about 13,500 citizens of Ukraine,” Alexander Tatura said. …read more Source:...

    Russia to oppose EU sinking of migrant smuggler boats
    May06

    Russia to oppose EU sinking of migrant smuggler boats

    Russia has indicated it will block UN approval of EU plans to sink migrant smugglers’ boats, but says the disagreement isn’t linked to Ukraine. …read more Source:...

    Contact group on Ukraine to meet in Minsk behind closed doors on 6 May
    May06

    Contact group on Ukraine to meet in Minsk behind closed doors on 6 May

    “The meeting will be held behind closed doors. At present there are no special events for mass media in the plans,” the ministry said. …read more Source:...

    They seek gas here, they seek gas there
    May06

    They seek gas here, they seek gas there

    The EU’s energy chiefs have been on the road, visiting authoritarian states in the Caspian region and North Africa in the hunt for future gas supply contracts that would lessen the bloc’s current dependency on Russia. In theory, there are plenty of possibilities for new piped gas imports from Turkmenistan, Algeria and even Iran or...

    Important Defense move for Continent
    May05

    Important Defense move for Continent

    President Barack Obama on Tuesday hailed the intelligence and combat experience of Gen. Joe Dunford, the Marine he has nominated to become the next chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, the nation’s top uniformed military leader. “I know Joe. I trust him,” Obama said at a White House ceremony. “He’s already proven his ability to give...

    Ukraine oligarch brokered deal to make Petro Poroshenko president, court hears
    May05

    Ukraine oligarch brokered deal to make Petro Poroshenko president, court hears

    Dmytro Firtash boasts he persuaded former boxer Vitali Klitschko to step aside during what he calls a politically motivated US extradition hearing in AustriaLast year’s Maidan revolution in Ukraine was meant to usher in a new kind of politics and end official corruption and behind-the-scenes oligarchic influence. But an Austrian court last...

    Turkish Stream Could Help Greece and Turkey Improve Relations, Russia’s EU Envoy Says
    May05

    Turkish Stream Could Help Greece and Turkey Improve Relations, Russia’s EU Envoy Says

    Gazprom’s Turkish Stream gas pipeline project could become a strong incentive for Turkey and Greece to improve their bilateral relations, a senior Russian diplomat has said. The route of the Russian gas pipeline Turkish Stream from Turkey’s territory to Greece could rather be called Greek Stream, Russia’s ambassador to the EU...

    [Ticker] Russia asks to postpone EU-Ukraine free trade
    May05

    [Ticker] Russia asks to postpone EU-Ukraine free trade

    Russia’s EU ambassador, Vladimir Chizhov, said in Brussels Tuesday that Russia has asked the EU to postpone for one more year (until January 2017) the entry into life of the EU free trade treaty with Ukraine. He said the “idea was floated” in EU-Russia-Ukraine talks, at expert level, in April. …read more Source:...

    Zeman to meet Putin during Moscow’s victory celebration
    May05

    Zeman to meet Putin during Moscow’s victory celebration

    Czech president plans to discuss economy and possibly the Ukraine situation …read more Source: The Prague...

    Belarus, Ukraine considering joint border control procedures
    May05

    Belarus, Ukraine considering joint border control procedures

    Chairman of the State Border Committee of Belarus Leonid Maltsev met with his Ukrainian counterpart Viktor Nazarenko on 4 May. The two chiefs discussed prospects of development and main avenues of cooperation between the border service agencies of Belarus and Ukraine. …read more Source:...

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