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    Security services wary of Russian interests in transit sector
    Apr20

    Security services wary of Russian interests in transit sector

    For more than two decades now Russia has been Latvia’s top strategic partner in the transit sector, providing the bulk of cargo volumes and logically investing more and more in the companies that operate these conduits of trade. But since Russia has provoked a war in Ukraine, Latvia’s security services have been looking much more...

    Ukraine to rewrite Soviet history with controversial ‘decommunisation’ laws
    Apr20

    Ukraine to rewrite Soviet history with controversial ‘decommunisation’ laws

    President set to sign measures that ban Communist symbols and offer public recognition and payouts for fighters in militias implicated in atrocities In Kiev, a Soviet memorial to the second world war stands at one end of Shevchenko boulevard, which is named after the poet who formulated Ukrainian language and literature as distinct from...

    Norway angry with Russia over visit by Dmitry Rogozin despite travel ban
    Apr20

    Norway angry with Russia over visit by Dmitry Rogozin despite travel ban

    A diplomatic spat has evolved between Russia and Norway over the visit by Russia’s deputy prime minister to the Svalbard archipelago. He is one of the 150 individuals banned over Russia’s role in the Ukraine conflict. …read more Source: Deutsche...

    [Ticker] EU’s southern border should be new priority, France says
    Apr20

    [Ticker] EU’s southern border should be new priority, France says

    French minister Desir said in Luxembourg Monday that, the Ukraine crisis aside, the latest migrant drowning shows that “the south is also a priority for the stability and security of Europe”. He said human trafficking is a form “slavery” and called Libya a “black hole” of organised crime and terrorism....

    MFA of Lithuania, Luxembourg discussed EU’s relations with Russia
    Apr20

    MFA of Lithuania, Luxembourg discussed EU’s relations with Russia

    On 17 April 2015, Minister of Foreign Affairs Linas Linkevicius started paying a visit to Luxembourg. He met with Jean Asselborn, Minister of Foreign Affairs of Luxembourg, to discuss development of bilateral relations, aggression against Ukraine, the European Union’s relations with Russia, the issues of Eastern Neighbourhood and...

    Kharkiv’s Derzhprom: Europe’s first skyscraper complex  – a history of cities in 50 buildings, day 19
    Apr20

    Kharkiv’s Derzhprom: Europe’s first skyscraper complex – a history of cities in 50 buildings, day 19

    Opened in 1928, this underappreciated Soviet masterpiece was a precursor to brutalism – three decades before the term was coinedDerzhprom, the House of State Industry, is a large governmental building at the centre of Kharkiv, Ukraine’s second-largest city. It is also arguably the most interesting – and one of the least known – buildings of...

    France in talks with Russia to end Mistral row
    Apr20

    France in talks with Russia to end Mistral row

    French President Francois Hollande said on Sunday that negotiations with Moscow were under way to find a solution to a dispute over the sale of two Mistral warships, frozen over the Ukraine crisis. …read more Source: The Local...

    France Still in Talks with Russia over Mistral Warships
    Apr20

    France Still in Talks with Russia over Mistral Warships

    The two Mistral warships France was to deliver to Russia are still subject to discussion, French President Francois Hollande has said.Hollande told Canal+ TV station on Sunday that the Paris is “busy negotiating a solution to the crisis,” according to DefenseNews.The delivery of the two amphibious assault ships, the Sevastopol and the...

    Ukraine conflict colors 2015 Lev Kopelev Prize
    Apr19

    Ukraine conflict colors 2015 Lev Kopelev Prize

    Two Russians and two Ukrainians have shared this year’s Lev Kopelev Prize for peace and human rights. All of the artists contributed, in rather different ways, to combating nationalism and propaganda. …read more Source: Deutsche...

    Norway asks Moscow to explain visit from banned minister
    Apr19

    Norway asks Moscow to explain visit from banned minister

    Dmitry Rogozin posted pictures of himself on Svalbard island, despite being on list of people banned after Russia annexed Crimea from UkraineNorway has sought an explanation from Moscow for a visit to a Norwegian island by Russia’s deputy prime minister, who is banned from Norway in keeping with international sanctions against him over...

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