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    Russian credit rating cut by Standard & Poor’s
    Jan26

    Russian credit rating cut by Standard & Poor’s

    Ratings agency reports decision to downgrade sovereign credit rating due to Russia’s weakened economic growth prospectsRussia’s sovereign credit rating has been cut to below investment grade with a negative outlook by ratings agency Standard & Poor’s, which says Russia’s economic growth prospects have weakened.The...

    Blacklisted Russian Yakunin is at Holocaust conference in Prague
    Jan26

    Blacklisted Russian Yakunin is at Holocaust conference in Prague

    Prague – Russian businessman Vladimir Yakunin, a close assistant of President Vladimir Putin, who was blacklisted by the USA after the annexation of Crimea last year, is taking part in a conference… …read more Source: České...

    Nato lashes out at Russia over Ukraine
    Jan26

    Nato lashes out at Russia over Ukraine

    As crisis worsens Putin calls Kiev’s army a ‘foreign legion’ …read more Source: Financial...

    EU increases humanitarian aid to Ukraine
    Jan26

    EU increases humanitarian aid to Ukraine

    New package is to ‘help those most vulnerable to get through the latest wave of hostilities and the coldest months of the year’ …read more Source: The Prague...

    NATO condemns shelling of Mariupol, hints at Russian involvement
    Jan26

    NATO condemns shelling of Mariupol, hints at Russian involvement

    Author(s): Dan Alexe mariupol_shelling.jpg “We condemn the sharp escalation of violence along the ceasefire line in eastern Ukraine by Russia-backed separatists”, said on Monday the NATO secretary general Jens Stoltenberg. “Such indiscriminate attacks are unjustified and unacceptable. ” He was talking at the end of a special...

    Putin says ‘foreign legion’ in Ukraine, NATO says ‘nonsense’
    Jan26

    Putin says ‘foreign legion’ in Ukraine, NATO says ‘nonsense’

    The chief of NATO has labeled Russian President Putin’s allegation of a NATO legion in Ukraine as “nonsense.” The government in Kyiv has placed all Ukrainian territory on high alert amid the worst fighting in months. …read more Source: Deutsche...

    NATO Urges Russia to Stop Supporting Separatists in Eastern Ukraine
    Jan26

    NATO Urges Russia to Stop Supporting Separatists in Eastern Ukraine

    Following the Mariupol attack on Saturday, an extraordinary ambassadorial meeting of the NATO-Ukraine Commission took place in Brussels on Monday. ”In recent weeks, Russia has supplied hundreds of pieces of advanced equipment, including rocket systems, heavy artillery, tanks, armored vehicles and electronic warfare systems,”...

    Bulgaria Launches EU-funded Advertising Campaign to Boost Domestic Tourism
    Jan26

    Bulgaria Launches EU-funded Advertising Campaign to Boost Domestic Tourism

    Bulgaria’s Ministry of Tourism has launched a campaign to advertise 50 little-known tourist sites around the country. The financing for the campaign is provided under a project worth BGN 1.9 M, VAT excluded, under the EU operational program “Regional Development”. The project aimed at promoting domestic tourism involves TV spots...

    Bulgaria considers measures to compensate for reduced number of Russian tourists
    Jan26

    Bulgaria considers measures to compensate for reduced number of Russian tourists

    The Bulgarian Minister of Tourism Nikolina Angelkova expects a significant decline of Russian and Ukrainian tourists visiting Bulgaria this year. That is why measures that the Ministry of Tourism is taking to reduce the negative effects on Bulgarian tourism include finding ways to increase the number of Bulgarians spending their vacations in the...

    EU boosts aid to Ukraine
    Jan26

    EU boosts aid to Ukraine

    The European Commission has increased its support for people displaced by the fighting in eastern Ukraine by €15 million, taking the total support it has provided in ten months of fighting to €32.5m. Christos Stylianides, the European commissioner for humanitarian aid and crisis management, who is currently visiting Ukraine, said that “the...

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