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    [Ticker] Russia faces more sanctions if ceasefire not implemented, Merkel warns
    Mar04

    [Ticker] Russia faces more sanctions if ceasefire not implemented, Merkel warns

    German chancellor Angela Merkel Wednesday warned Russia to fully implement a ceasefire agreement with Ukraine or face more sanctions. “One thing is absolutely clear, if the Minsk ceasefire accord does not work then member states and the European Commission are quite prepared to move to new sanctions,” she said. …read more...

    Russia: Future gas route “must go via Serbia”
    Mar04

    Russia: Future gas route “must go via Serbia”

    Russia thinks that a future route for supply of Europe with natural gas “must go via Serbia,” Ambassador Aleksandr Chepurin has said.This will happen when Moscow, in four years’ time, abandons transits through Ukraine and turns to Turkey, and Nord Stream. …read more Source:...

    First contingent of Czech Ukrainians arrive in “homeland”
    Mar04

    First contingent of Czech Ukrainians arrive in “homeland”

    The first group of ethnic Czechs from eastern Ukraine, repatriated under a special government programme, has finally arrived in the Czech Republic, after nearly a year of negotiations. Another group is scheduled to arrive in the Czech capital by a special government plane in mid-March. …read more Source: Radio...

    EU ready with sanctions if Ukraine ceasefire violated, Merkel says
    Mar04

    EU ready with sanctions if Ukraine ceasefire violated, Merkel says

    BRUSSELS (Reuters) – German Chancellor Angela Merkel warned Russia on Wednesday that any serious violation of the current ceasefire in east Ukraine – which she described as “fragile” – would prompt Europe to impose further sanctions on Moscow for supporting the separatists. …read more Source:...

    French court approves Kazakh tycoon Ablyazov’s extradition
    Mar04

    French court approves Kazakh tycoon Ablyazov’s extradition

    PARIS (Reuters) – France’s highest appeals court paved the way on Wednesday for the extradition to either Russia or Ukraine of jailed Kazakh tycoon Mukhtar Ablyazov, accused of embezzling up to $6 billion from his former bank BTA. …read more Source:...

    62 % of Bulgarians Oppose Issue of New BGN 16 B Debt – Survey
    Mar04

    62 % of Bulgarians Oppose Issue of New BGN 16 B Debt – Survey

    According to the latest survey of Mediana agency, 62 % of Bulgarians oppose the issue of new BGN 16 B debt, while only 10 % approve it. The latest survey on the social and political attitudes, which was conducted in the period of the parliamentary debate and approval of the debt, was issued on Wednesday. A similarly high number of Bulgarians (60...

    Italy PM Renzi says Ukraine sovereignty must be respected
    Mar04

    Italy PM Renzi says Ukraine sovereignty must be respected

    KIEV (Reuters) – Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi backed European efforts to resolve the crisis in Ukraine on Wednesday, saying Rome was fully committed to preserving the country’s sovereignty and territorial integrity. …read more Source:...

    FRANCE – RUSSIA – KAZAKHSTAN: French appeal court backs extradition for Kazakh oligarch Ablyazov
    Mar04

    FRANCE – RUSSIA – KAZAKHSTAN: French appeal court backs extradition for Kazakh oligarch Ablyazov

    0 France’s top appeals court has rejected an appeal against extradition by Kazakh oligarch Mukhtar Ablyazov, an opponent of President Nursultan Nazarbayev, opening the way to his being sent to Russia or Ukraine. …read more Source: Radio France...

    Kalniete: ‘I was at the mercy of Russian authorities’
    Mar04

    Kalniete: ‘I was at the mercy of Russian authorities’

    For most of 14 hours that Latvian MEP Sandra Kalniete spent in the transit zone of Moscow’s Sheremetyevo airport, it was unclear whether Russian authorities would allow her to leave. Kalniete, a former Latvian foreign minister and briefly the country’s European commissioner in 2004, had caught an evening flight to Moscow on Sunday in...

    Polish tourists to Russia brave tensions, Ukraine war
    Mar04

    Polish tourists to Russia brave tensions, Ukraine war

    Poland remains Russia’s biggest source of tourist dollars, the tourism-promotion agency, Rosturizm said on Wednesday. …read more Source: Polskie Radio dla...

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