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    Letters to the editor
    May07

    Letters to the editor

    To the editors: I read with great interest your article on the fate of British officials working in the EU institutions in the event of a “Brexit” scenario (“Have Passport, Will Stay“). The article raises a number of interesting issues. It misses, however, an important point: the fate of British citizens who are getting a pension from the pension...

    The Ossification of Germany
    May07

    The Ossification of Germany

    BERLIN — After the Berlin Wall came down, the West Germans liked to call the East Germans Ossis, or, better still, Jammer-Ossis. It was a derogatory term, meant to characterize East Germans as whiney and ungrateful. The East Germans, for their part, called the West Germans Besser-Wessis, a pun on the word Besserwisser, which means...

    Visions of Britain
    May07

    Visions of Britain

    LONDON — Behind the sturm und drang of an election campaign, the leaders of Britain’s parties offer strikingly different visions. Ed Miliband wants a Swedish Britain Labour want Britain to be fully European — but outside the eurozone — more active in Eastern Europe and less beholden to Washington. His vision at home is constitutional reform...

    Donbas: A new ‘black hole’ in Europe
    May07

    Donbas: A new ‘black hole’ in Europe

    Larceny, human rights abuses, and war damage in east Ukraine point to the creation of a new “black hole” in Europe. …read more Source:...

    Belarus president against splitting Great Patriotic War victory among nationalities
    May07

    Belarus president against splitting Great Patriotic War victory among nationalities

    “There is a simple answer to these slurs: the Nazi were destroyed not by Russians and Belarusians, not by Ukrainians and Georgians, not by Kazakhs and Uzbeks. The Great Victory was gifted to us by the great Soviet nation!” stressed Alexander Lukashenko. …read more Source:...

    Renewed Russia fears bolster Komorowski in Poland’s presidential race
    May07

    Renewed Russia fears bolster Komorowski in Poland’s presidential race

    WARSAW (Reuters) – Buoyed by his strong defense background and Poles’ renewed fear of Russia stoked by the Ukraine crisis, Bronislaw Komorowski looks likely to win the first round of Poland’s presidential election on Sunday. …read more Source:...

    Lukashenko: Belarus is ready to do everything necessary for peace in Ukraine
    May07

    Lukashenko: Belarus is ready to do everything necessary for peace in Ukraine

    “Belarus has already done a lot for the sake of re-establishing peace in Ukraine. And we are ready to do more than that. We are ready to do everything necessary to stop the war. If we, Slavonic people, fail to come to terms, fail to decide what we should do, no one else will be able to help us,” stated Alexander Lukashenko. …read more...

    Serbian FM won’t travel to Kiev after “change of format”
    May07

    Serbian FM won’t travel to Kiev after “change of format”

    Ukraine has “changed the format” of its marking of the anniversary of WW2 victory over fascism, and Serbian FM Ivica Dacic will not be attending. The Serbian Ministry of Foreign Affairs said in a statement that “the celebration (in Kiev) will be organized on the diplomatic, instead of on the political level.” Serbian...

    Carl Bildt shows modern military hardware from Russia in Donbas
    May07

    Carl Bildt shows modern military hardware from Russia in Donbas

    Carl Bildt, a former foreign minister of Sweden, derides the statements by the Russian authorities that Russian volunteers fight in Donbas. …read more Source:...

    Ukraine adopts May 8 and poppy to remember WWII victims
    May07

    Ukraine adopts May 8 and poppy to remember WWII victims

    Ukraine is changing the way it commemorates World War II, as euronews correspondent Maria Korenyuk reports from Kyiv. “For the first time in… …read more Source:...

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