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    Turkey’s First Nuclear Plant Likely to Be Delayed to 2022
    Mar23

    Turkey’s First Nuclear Plant Likely to Be Delayed to 2022

    Turkey’s plans to bring online its first nuclear power plant in 2019 are likely to be pushed at least three years back, according to a senior Turkish energy official, Reuters reported on Monday. With ground-breaking for Akkuyu nuclear power plant (NPP) yet to take place, the project would not be online before at least 2022, the unnamed...

    Russia’s Food Imports Ban Costs Bulgarian Producers EUR 6 M
    Mar23

    Russia’s Food Imports Ban Costs Bulgarian Producers EUR 6 M

    Bulgaria’s food industry has suffered an estimated BGN 12 M (EUR 6 M) in damages as a result of Russia’s ban on food imports from the EU, Agriculture Minister Desislava Taneva has said. Speaking at an industry conference in Sofia, Taneva said on Monday the restrictions have led to oversupply and falling prices for agricultural produce...

    Serbia ‘Reexporting Polish Apples to Russia’
    Mar23

    Serbia ‘Reexporting Polish Apples to Russia’

    Russia’s food safety watchdog is considering a ban on fruits and vegetables imports from Serbia on suspicions that apples arriving from the country are originally from Poland.Rosselhoznadzor, cited by Russian news agency RIA Novosti, has voiced its concerns over the sharp increase in apples imports and has demanded consultations with...

    Ukraine plans to stop buying Russian gas on April 1
    Mar23

    Ukraine plans to stop buying Russian gas on April 1

    Ukraine plans to stop buying Russian natural gas on April, Ukraine’s Minister of Energy and Coal Industry Vladimir Demchishin said on Monday.”There is no need to buy Russian gas at the moment. We will simply stop buying it. There is no sense of buying it at a price higher than in Europe,” he said, according to Reuters....

    Lithuanian President, Parliament Approve Reintroducing Military Conscription
    Mar23

    Lithuanian President, Parliament Approve Reintroducing Military Conscription

    Lithuanian President Dalia Grybauskaite signed on Monday a legal amendment, which reintroduces military conscription in the country. The bill had already been approved on Thursday with an overwhelming majority at Lithuania’s Seimas with 112 MPs voting in favour, the National Radio and Television informs. In a press release the president...

    European Commission to have right to influence agreements with Gazprom
    Mar23

    European Commission to have right to influence agreements with Gazprom

    EU leaders have supported the proposal of the European Commission to create an energy alliance. According to Russian daily “Kommersant,” this has been the worst energy policy initiative of the EU after the adoption in 2009 of the Third Energy Package that created a number of problems for Russia. The EU can cause even more headaches to...

    ‘Made in Crimea’ Prosecco angers Italians
    Mar23

    ‘Made in Crimea’ Prosecco angers Italians

    Fake Prosecco is being produced in Russia-annexed Crimea, bursting the bubble of an Italian export boom, farmers’ association Coldiretti has said. …read more Source: The Local...

    Viktor Yanukovych Jr. drowned in Lake Baikal
    Mar23

    Viktor Yanukovych Jr. drowned in Lake Baikal

    Viktor Yanukovych (son of the former President of Ukraine) allegedly found dead in Russia, drowned in Baikal. …read more Source:...

    Rada speaker signs resolution on temporarily occupied areas of Donbas
    Mar23

    Rada speaker signs resolution on temporarily occupied areas of Donbas

    The Verkhovna Rada adopted the resolution on March 17. …read more Source:...

    Mother of captured Ukraine pilot lobbies Germany to help free daughter
    Mar23

    Mother of captured Ukraine pilot lobbies Germany to help free daughter

    BERLIN (Reuters) – The mother of captured Ukrainian pilot Nadia Savchenko sought German support on Monday in her campaign to pressure Russian President Vladimir Putin into ordering the release of her daughter who has become a national hero in Ukraine. …read more Source:...

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