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    Was the Crimean assimilation pre-planned?
    Feb26

    Was the Crimean assimilation pre-planned?

    A Russian newspaper revealed that the Kremlin has been exploring a plan of assimilating eastern Ukraine since before the fall of pro-Russian Ukrainian president V. Yanukovych. According to independent “Novaya Gazeta”, a relevant document had been presented to Vladimir Putin and Russian officers 20 days before Yanukovych left the country. The...

    Belarus’ Embassy in Kiev receives about 30 resettlement applications daily
    Feb26

    Belarus’ Embassy in Kiev receives about 30 resettlement applications daily

    “Every day we receive up to 30 applications regarding the issues of moving to Belarus for permanent residence or study. More than 60,000 people have already moved to Belarus,” the Ambassador said. …read more Source:...

    Ukraine to start withdrawing heavy weapons from frontline
    Feb26

    Ukraine to start withdrawing heavy weapons from frontline

    Move was required under ceasefire deal, and defence ministry says it reserves right to revise plan in event of attack by rebel forcesUkraine’s military has said it will start pulling back its heavy weapons from the frontline of its conflict with Russian-backed separatists as required under a ceasefire agreement.The defence ministry said it...

    Philip Breedlove: Over 1,000 pieces of military hardware already sent from Russia to Ukraine
    Feb26

    Philip Breedlove: Over 1,000 pieces of military hardware already sent from Russia to Ukraine

    Over 1,000 pieces of Russian military equipment including tanks, armored personnel carriers, heavy artillery pieces, and other military vehicles, have already crossed the Ukrainian border. …read more Source:...

    The DNA of German foreign policy
    Feb26

    The DNA of German foreign policy

    The harsh reality of the past year has created unprecedented challenges for Germany and its foreign policy. The crisis in Ukraine spiraled out of control, with Russia’s annexation of Crimea, followed by military escalation in the eastern Donbas region, calling into question the post-1945 European order. And, though the measures agreed in...

    Belarus ready to supply electricity to Ukraine
    Feb26

    Belarus ready to supply electricity to Ukraine

    Belarus is ready to starts supplies of electric power to Ukraine, which is interested in such supplies. …read more Source:...

    Ukraine begins artillery withdrawal, recognizing truce is holding
    Feb26

    Ukraine begins artillery withdrawal, recognizing truce is holding

    KIEV (Reuters) – Ukraine announced on Thursday that it would begin withdrawing artillery from the front line with separatist rebels in the east, a move that amounts to recognition that a ceasefire meant to take effect on Feb. 15 is holding at last. …read more Source:...

    Gazprom to exempt rebel-held zone from gas talks
    Feb26

    Gazprom to exempt rebel-held zone from gas talks

    Russian state-controlled gas giant Gazprom today (26 February) said that it would separate out gas supplies to the rebel-held Donbass region of Ukraine from its dispute with Ukrainian gas company Naftogaz. Russia and Ukraine are locked in an ongoing conflict over gas supplies, with Russia threatening to cut off gas supplies to Ukraine within...

    Leonid Kuchma: Putin delivered us an ultimatum
    Feb26

    Leonid Kuchma: Putin delivered us an ultimatum

    The ex-President says Putin issued Ukraine an ultimatum: either stop resisting or lose its statehood. …read more Source:...

    Bulgaria Expects 3-4% Increase in Tourist Numbers in 2015 Summer Season
    Feb26

    Bulgaria Expects 3-4% Increase in Tourist Numbers in 2015 Summer Season

    Forecasts of Bulgaria’s Tourism Ministry for the 2015 summer season point to a 3-4% growth in tourist numbers, according to Minister Nikolina Angelkova. In a Thursday interview for the Bulgarian National Television (BNT), Angelkova informed that forecasts indicated a decrease in the number of Russian and Ukrainian tourists, which, however,...

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