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    Leader of Latvia’s Russian-speakers fears sanctions backfiring
    Jan09

    Leader of Latvia’s Russian-speakers fears sanctions backfiring

    RIGA (Reuters) – It’s not so much the risk of conflict with Russia that worries the mayor of the Latvian capital Riga; it’s the threat to jobs and investment as EU sanctions on Moscow rebound on the economy of the Baltic state. …read more Source:...

    Russia Investigates VKontakte User for Posting Ukraine-Related Content
    Jan09

    Russia Investigates VKontakte User for Posting Ukraine-Related Content

    Images mixed by Tetyana Lokot. Russian authorities are investigating a Yekaterinburg woman on charges of “inciting hatred and violence” for posting links to content about Ukrainian Euromaidan protests on the social network VKontakte. Yekaterina Vologzheninova, a resident of Yekaterinburg, got a visit from law enforcement officials from the...

    Mogherini: if situation in Ukraine improves, sanctions against Russia could be lifted
    Jan09

    Mogherini: if situation in Ukraine improves, sanctions against Russia could be lifted

    If the Minsk agreement is observed and the situation in Ukraine improves, the European Union’s sanctions against Russia could be fully or partly lifted, the EU High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy Federica Mogherini said during a joint press conference with Foreign Minister Edgars Rinkevics (Unity) Thursday night,...

    EU proposes up to 1.8 bln euro in new loans to Ukraine
    Jan09

    EU proposes up to 1.8 bln euro in new loans to Ukraine

    The European Union promised more help for Ukraine’s near-bankrupt economy on Thursday, proposing up to 1.8 billion euros in medium-term loans to be granted this year and in early 2016, the EU executive said. …read more Source: Macedonian Information...

    How Bulgaria Performed in 2014: Diplomats’ Point of View
    Jan09

    How Bulgaria Performed in 2014: Diplomats’ Point of View

    Novinite has asked the ambassadors with whom it has cooperated over the past two months to briefly assess what 2014 was like for Bulgaria. Just over a week into 2015, we are publishing the answers of those who have responded so far. They are ordered chronologically, with Morocco’s Ambassador to Bulgaria, H.E. Latifa Akharbach, coming on top...

    Dutch ministers knew about Ukraine airspace dangers prior to MH17 crash
    Jan09

    Dutch ministers knew about Ukraine airspace dangers prior to MH17 crash

    Ukraine had informed the Netherlands about the dangerous situation in its airspace prior to the MH17 crash but ministers did… …read more Source:...

    Merkel rigid on easing Russia sanctions
    Jan09

    Merkel rigid on easing Russia sanctions

    Chancellor Angela Merkel has set strict terms for easing EU sanctions on Russia as the 28-nation bloc unlocked new aid to help Ukraine overcome its devastating Kremlin-backed revolt. …read more Source: The Local...

    EU to allocate EUR 1.8 bln to Ukraine
    Jan09

    EU to allocate EUR 1.8 bln to Ukraine

    The European Union (EU) proposes a EUR 1.8 billion support program to Ukraine, as European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker announced during a press conference in Riga yesterday, cites LETA. …read more Source: The Baltic...

    VIDEO: BBC finds Russians fighting in Ukraine
    Jan09

    VIDEO: BBC finds Russians fighting in Ukraine

    The BBC has gained access to training camps inside Russia where fighters talk openly about taking on the Ukrainian army, despite official Russian denials of their involvement. …read more Source:...

    Bulgarian Ski Resorts Anticipate 4-5% Growth in Tourist Numbers
    Jan09

    Bulgarian Ski Resorts Anticipate 4-5% Growth in Tourist Numbers

    Bulgaria’s Tourism Minister Nikolina Angelkova has predicted a 4-5% growth in tourist numbers on the basis of the good start of the winter season. Speaking after a Thursday meeting in Pamporovo with local industry representatives, she made clear that the condition of the infrastructure in the Smolyan district and the provision of easy...

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