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    Bulgaria’s Last King Warns against Political Intrigues
    May07

    Bulgaria’s Last King Warns against Political Intrigues

    “Nobody asked for the King’s return to politics, this is where incredible fantasies and myths have been set off,” Bulgaria’s last monarch and former PM has said.In an interview with the Bulgarian National Television, Simeon Saxe-Coburg-Gotha has dismissed any likelihood of him returning to the political field, adding his...

    Bulgaria Cannot Confirm Release of Maersk Tigris Crew
    May07

    Bulgaria Cannot Confirm Release of Maersk Tigris Crew

    Bulgarian Foreign Ministry Spokesperson Betina Zhoteva has said she is unableto confirm reports that the crew of Maersk Tigris container ship has been set free.Maersk Tigris was impounded by Iranian authorities over what they maintain is a commercial dispute.The captain of Maersk Tigris is a Bulgarian national, but there are also people from...

    A road trip into the Communist past – in pictures
    May07

    A road trip into the Communist past – in pictures

    Inspired by vintage postcards, photographer Marco Citron’s series of ‘boring landscapes’ from the former Soviet Union reveals the beautiful in the banal, says The Calvert Journal … …read more Source: The...

    France considering scuttling Mistral aircraft carriers rather than sell them to Russia
    May06

    France considering scuttling Mistral aircraft carriers rather than sell them to Russia

    The French government is supposed to have received a payment of €1.12 billion from Moscow for the vessels, but the transfer has been postponed amid tensions over the conflict in Ukraine. …read more Source: Daily...

    Serious step made in Minsk to resolve Ukrainian crisis
    May06

    Serious step made in Minsk to resolve Ukrainian crisis

    “Naturally it is a very important event. The most important thing is that it has been achieved through direct dialogue between representatives of Kiev, Donetsk, and Lugansk. What has been achieved today gives serious grounds to believe in future advancement along the way of peaceful resolution.” …read more Source:...

    Russia’s representatives in subgroups of contact group on Ukraine named
    May06

    Russia’s representatives in subgroups of contact group on Ukraine named

    In turn, Leonid Kuchma noted that each working group includes “long-time professionals who are not in the habit of making empty promises”. …read more Source:...

    Meeting of Ukraine contact group’s subgroup on economy tentatively scheduled for 16 May
    May06

    Meeting of Ukraine contact group’s subgroup on economy tentatively scheduled for 16 May

    Heidi Tagliavini remarked that the next meeting is supposed to take place in Minsk on 16 May. It will be a session of the subgroup on economic affairs. Two subgroups — on political and humanitarian affairs — are supposed to meet in Minsk on 19 May. The subgroup on security will work in the region, said Heidi Tagliavini. The OSCE special...

    Consensus in all decisions of working groups on Ukraine in Minsk
    May06

    Consensus in all decisions of working groups on Ukraine in Minsk

    “In Soviet times when any international meeting took place in Moscow, the Pravda newspaper described the event as proceeding in a friendly and warm atmosphere regardless of results. Things went the same way here but here it was true. Indeed, one can say that the decisions made by every working group were based on consensus,” said Leonid Kuchma....

    Working groups on Ukraine willing to meet in Minsk frequently
    May06

    Working groups on Ukraine willing to meet in Minsk frequently

    “You know everyone likes Belarus so much that the working groups are willing to meet in Minsk nearly every week,” said Leonid Kuchma. …read more Source:...

    Kuchma: Deployment of peacekeepers in Ukraine still on agenda
    May06

    Kuchma: Deployment of peacekeepers in Ukraine still on agenda

    “No, we have not discussed this, although the issue is on the agenda,” Leonid Kuchma said when commenting on the results of the talks …read more Source:...

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