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    EU sanctions against Russia set to be extended
    Jan29

    EU sanctions against Russia set to be extended

    An emergency meeting on EU foreign ministers to discuss targeting new individuals with sanctions over their involvement in the conflict in Ukraine has ended, with sanctions against Russia set to be extended. …read more Source: RTÉ...

    Loss of Russian-run music festival sees Latvian resort of Jurmala fall victim of tumbling rouble and political strife over Ukraine
    Jan29

    Loss of Russian-run music festival sees Latvian resort of Jurmala fall victim of tumbling rouble and political strife over Ukraine

    For a sub-zero afternoon, an impressive number of walkers are out on the snow-bound Baltic seafront in the Latvian resort of Jurmala. Compared with summer, though, it is eerily quiet. …read more Source: The...

    Under-reported conflicts seen affecting millions in 2015
    Jan29

    Under-reported conflicts seen affecting millions in 2015

    LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – While wars in Syria, Iraq and Ukraine make headlines in the West, around 30 other conflicts receive little press coverage, and the resulting lack of pressure for change could have serious implications for millions of people, experts say. …read more Source:...

    New round of Ukraine peace talks to be held in Belarus
    Jan29

    New round of Ukraine peace talks to be held in Belarus

    Representatives from Ukraine, Russia and European security watchdog the OSCE will meet in Belarus’s capital Minsk on Friday for a new round of talks aimed at ending fierce fighting in eastern Ukraine. …read more Source: France...

    Foreign Minister Daniel Mitov on official visit to Germany
    Jan29

    Foreign Minister Daniel Mitov on official visit to Germany

    Foreign Minister Daniel Mitov met with representatives of the German government and the Bundestag during the first day of his official visit to Germany. Bilateral issues were discussed, along with the current situation in Ukraine, the energy security, the expansion of the EU and its refugee policy. Minister Mitov expressed his expectations for...

    Slovakia Proposes Gas Interconnection to Romania and Bulgaria
    Jan29

    Slovakia Proposes Gas Interconnection to Romania and Bulgaria

    Slovakia’s gas pipeline operator Eurostream is proposing to Bulgaria and Romania to build an interconnection to reduce their dependence on Russian gas supplies, Reuters has reported. According to supporters of the idea,the proposed 570-km interconnection pipeline would carry gas from Western hubs via Slovakia to Ukraine and then on to...

    Opinion: Peace is more precious in view of rising international tensions
    Jan29

    Opinion: Peace is more precious in view of rising international tensions

    “The president was right in saying that the tragedy of the brotherly nation of Ukraine and the overall escalation of international tensions across the globe truly force us to once again think about the importance of peace in the country,” Timofei Glushakov stressed. …read more Source:...

    Lukashenko sees no viable alternative to Minsk format for Ukraine talks
    Jan29

    Lukashenko sees no viable alternative to Minsk format for Ukraine talks

    If the negotiations on Ukraine are reformatted, then, in the opinion of the president, everything would have to be started from square one, and this would have a negative impact on the situation. …read more Source:...

    Ukrainian forces blow up railway tracks in Luhansk – video
    Jan29

    Ukrainian forces blow up railway tracks in Luhansk – video

    Ukrainian government forces destroy railway tracks in the eastern Luhansk region, which they believed were being used by pro-Russian separatists to transfer supplies. Soldiers prepared wiring near the intended target and attached explosives to the tracks, before a series of blasts were carried out destroying the transport link. The actions come...

    Ukraine contact group to meet, EU considers tougher sanctions
    Jan29

    Ukraine contact group to meet, EU considers tougher sanctions

    The contact group seeking to bring an end to the fighting in Ukraine has agreed to hold a fresh round of talks. Meanwhile, EU foreign ministers were discussing whether to expand sanctions against Russia. …read more Source: Deutsche...

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