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    EU emergency meeting set to punish Russia – but Greece may intervene
    Jan28

    EU emergency meeting set to punish Russia – but Greece may intervene

    Tsipras government could disrupt Thursday’s summit after it disagreed with a joint EU statement on Mariupol shellingEuropean governments are to push for tighter sanctions against the Kremlin and against Russian separatists in eastern Ukraine on Thursday, but the new left-wing Greek government of Alexis Tsipras is likely to use the emergency...

    Positron emission tomography center to open in Belarus in 2015
    Jan28

    Positron emission tomography center to open in Belarus in 2015

    Similar centers already operate in Russia and Ukraine. The Belarusian facility will have a higher throughput capacity and advanced technologies. Oleg Sukonko noted that, in essence, it will be a factory producing short-lived isotopes. The isotopes will be attached to a glucose molecule and injected into the body. Then the equipment will register...

    EU foreign ministers to blame Russia for Mariupol attacks and hatred-inciting media campaign
    Jan28

    EU foreign ministers to blame Russia for Mariupol attacks and hatred-inciting media campaign

    Foreign ministers of European Union member states plan to blacklist more persons and entities engaged in Russia’s war against Ukraine and to react to Russia’s desinformation campaign – read the draft conclusions of Thursday’s emergency meeting as seen by EU Observer news site. The conclusions must be adopted unanimously....

    Russia may declare 1989 reunification illegal
    Jan28

    Russia may declare 1989 reunification illegal

    More than 25 years after the Berlin Wall’s fall, Russian lawmakers are mulling a proposal to condemn West Germany’s 1990 “annexation” of East Germany as Moscow’s answer to Western denunciation of its seizure of Crimea. …read more Source: The Local...

    USA supports gas alternative for Bulgaria
    Jan28

    USA supports gas alternative for Bulgaria

    Washington supports an interconnector between Bulgaria and Greece, US Assistant Secretary of State for European and Euroasian Affairs Victoria Nuland said for the Brookings Institution, NY. Washington upholds an interconnector gas pipeline between Greece and Bulgaria, which will allow the latter to receive gas from Athens via a liquefied gas...

    Kazakhstan clamping down on freedoms, says UN report
    Jan28

    Kazakhstan clamping down on freedoms, says UN report

    Results of fact-finding visit say central Asian state allows ‘limited space’ for ‘dissenting views’ and fears protests like those that triggered Ukraine crisis Kazakhstan is clamping down on peaceful rallies for fear of a repeat of the demonstrations that triggered the Ukraine crisis, a United Nations rapporteur said in a critical...

    US Gives $2bn To Ukraine As Fighting Continues
    Jan28

    US Gives $2bn To Ukraine As Fighting Continues

    America warns of more sanctions against Russia as it signs an aid package with the Ukrainian government. …read more Source: Sky...

    Ukraine’s withdrawal from CIS ‘not on the agenda yet’
    Jan28

    Ukraine’s withdrawal from CIS ‘not on the agenda yet’

    “We have not received any official statements made by Ukraine’s leadership regarding the withdrawal from the CIS. Moreover, on the contrary, we have heard Ukrainian Foreign Minister Mr Klimkin say that there is no need for Ukraine to withdraw from the CIS,” stated Sergei Lebedev. …read more Source:...

    Latvian and Finnish presidents support strengthening sanctions against Russia
    Jan28

    Latvian and Finnish presidents support strengthening sanctions against Russia

    Due to a deterioration of the situation in Ukraine, both Latvian President Andris Berzins and Finnish President Sauli Niinisto expressed support today towards strengthening sanctions against Russia, reports LETA. …read more Source: The Baltic...

    Estonian MEP: EU should ask UN Security Council to form Ukraine peacekeeping mission
    Jan28

    Estonian MEP: EU should ask UN Security Council to form Ukraine peacekeeping mission

    Urmas Paet, the Estonian former foreign minister and now member of the European Parliament, submitted a question to EU foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini today, proposing that the EU should ask the UN Security Council to initiate an international peacekeeping mission in Ukraine. …read more Source:...

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