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    Premier Borissov participates at Eastern Partnership summit
    May21

    Premier Borissov participates at Eastern Partnership summit

    Bulgaria’s Prime Minister Boyko Borissov attends the fourth summit of the Eastern Partnership held on May 21 and 22 in Riga (Latvia). Presidents, Premiers and Foreign Ministers of the EU member states and the partner countries-Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, Moldova and Ukraine take part at the summit. Bulgaria is among the countries...

    Iohannis: We would like Riga summit to mark EU’s consolidated relations with Moldova, Georgia, Ukraine
    May21

    Iohannis: We would like Riga summit to mark EU’s consolidated relations with Moldova, Georgia, Ukraine

    Romania’s President Klaus Iohannis said Thursday that Romania is directly interested in the European bids of Moldova, Georgia and Ukraine, adding that the EU’s Eastern Partnership Summit meeting in Riga is expected to mark the consolidation of EU’s relationships with the three countries. …read more Source:...

    Longing for silence
    May21

    Longing for silence

    A subterranean life LYUBA VOEVCHIK lives underground. Her neighbourhood, the Petrovsky district of Donetsk, is close to eastern Ukraine’s front line. When shells began landing on her street last summer, she moved to the dank basement of a local cultural centre, where she and her two youngest sons share a narrow bed with faded pink sheets....

    Ukrainian artists turn up heat on Russia with Kremlin barbecue – video
    May21

    Ukrainian artists turn up heat on Russia with Kremlin barbecue – video

    A group of artists in Kiev have produced a barbecue in the style of the Kremlin. They say the project is a symbol of resistance against Russian involvement in the conflict in the east of Ukraine. Yaroslav, the project co-founder, compares the image of the Kremlin burning with JRR Tolkein’s Mordor, the home of Lord of the Rings villain...

    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:...

    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...

    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:...

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