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    Chernobyl fires have not increased radiation level in Estonia
    Apr30

    Chernobyl fires have not increased radiation level in Estonia

    The landscape fires in Ukraine, in the vicinity of the Chernobyl nuclear power plant, have not increased the radiation level in Estonia, Public Broadcasting cites the Environment Board. …read more Source: The Baltic...

    Implementation of Minsk agreements – best chance of resolving conflict in Ukraine
    Apr30

    Implementation of Minsk agreements – best chance of resolving conflict in Ukraine

    Full implementation of the Minsk deal is the best chance of reaching a political resolution of the conflict in Donbas, said European Council President Donald Tusk adding that the EU continues to strictly monitor the implementation of the agreement signed in February. Donald Tusk made this statement at an EU-Ukraine summit in Kiev this week, the...

    Bulgaria ex-FinMin Djankov Quitting VTB Supervision
    Apr30

    Bulgaria ex-FinMin Djankov Quitting VTB Supervision

    Simeon Djankov, who last year joined Russian VTB bank’s Supervisory Council, is now stepping down, Russian media reports suggest. The report is run by Russian daily Kommersant [RU], in an article that gives a summary of recent moves by foreign nationals to quit high-profile positions at Russian bank as the country’s financial system...

    Bulgaria Improves Ranking in Freedom House Report on Press Freedom
    Apr30

    Bulgaria Improves Ranking in Freedom House Report on Press Freedom

    Press freedom in Bulgaria has reached its highest level over the past ten years. This has been the conclusion drawn following the Freedom House Press Freedom report published Wednesday. Meanwhile, merely 14% of the world population has been reported to live in countries with truly active and free press, 42% of states across the world enjoy...

    Bulgaria Improves Ranking in Freedom House Press Freedom Report
    Apr30

    Bulgaria Improves Ranking in Freedom House Press Freedom Report

    Press freedom in Bulgaria has reached its highest level over the past ten years. This has been the conclusion drawn following the Freedom House Press Freedom report published Wednesday. Meanwhile, merely 14% of the world population has been reported to live in countries with truly active and free press, 42% of states across the world enjoy...

    Opinion: Don’t Sell Sweden’s Vattenfall, Keep Coal in the Ground
    Apr30

    Opinion: Don’t Sell Sweden’s Vattenfall, Keep Coal in the Ground

    Vattenfall’s lignite-fired power plant in Jaenschwalde, Germany, is Europe’s fourth biggest CO2 emitter. Credit: ©Paul Langrock/Zenit/GreenpeaceBy Hanna LeghammarSTOCKHOLM, Apr 30 2015 (IPS)The Swedish government is in the process of pondering an important decision — whether to sell the vast lignite reserves of the state-owned...

    Romania to support Poland in scrapping Ukrainian and Georgian visas
    Apr30

    Romania to support Poland in scrapping Ukrainian and Georgian visas

    The Polish and Romanian foreign ministers have declared that at an upcoming Eastern Partnership summit they will both call for visa requirements to be relaxed for citizens of Ukraine and Georgia. …read more Source: Polskie Radio dla...

    Romania to support Poland in scrapping Ukrainian and Georgian visas
    Apr30

    Romania to support Poland in scrapping Ukrainian and Georgian visas

    The Polish and Romanian foreign ministers have declared that at an upcoming Eastern Partnership summit they will both call for visa requirements to be relaxed for citizens of Ukraine and Georgia. …read more Source: Polskie Radio dla...

    Vienna court to rule on Ukrainian oligarch’s extradition
    Apr30

    Vienna court to rule on Ukrainian oligarch’s extradition

    The future of Dmytro Firtash, one of Ukraine’s most prominent billionaires will be decided today in Austria. A Vienna regional criminal court is to… …read more Source:...

    Ex-U.S., Russian brass: ‘De-alert’ nukes or risk disaster
    Apr30

    Ex-U.S., Russian brass: ‘De-alert’ nukes or risk disaster

    Amid all the talk about a new Cold War, here’s one hard, cold fact: Nearly 25 years after the collapse of the Soviet Union, Washington and Moscow still have nearly 2,000 atomic bombs ready to fly at a moment’s notice to destroy each other. And that so-called hair-trigger alert is now sparking new concerns that deepening distrust...

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