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    Bulgaria’s President Calls for Defence Spending Update to Meet Pledges to NATO
    Jan22

    Bulgaria’s President Calls for Defence Spending Update to Meet Pledges to NATO

    Bulgaria needs to update its defence spending in 2015 to meet its pledge to improve defence capabilities made at NATO’s Wales summit in September, President Rosen Plevneliev said on Thursday. Speaking at a joint news conference in Sofia with visiting NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg, Plevneliev said that Bulgaria has pledged to...

    OSCE: Growing number of refugees moving from Ukraine to Russia
    Jan22

    OSCE: Growing number of refugees moving from Ukraine to Russia

    Observers from the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE) have reported a growing number of refugees moving from Ukraine to Russia …read more Source:...

    NATO, Bulgaria See Islamic State Threat, Black Sea Tensions as Key Challenges
    Jan22

    NATO, Bulgaria See Islamic State Threat, Black Sea Tensions as Key Challenges

    Bulgaria is strongly concerned by the instability in the Middle East and tensions in the Black Sea region and is doing its best to cope with the influx of refugees which could increase, Defence Minister Nikolay Nenchev said on Thursday following talks with NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg in Sofia. The two sides agreed that Bulgaria, being...

    Captured Ukraine troops forced to face angry crowd after Donetsk bus stop shelling
    Jan22

    Captured Ukraine troops forced to face angry crowd after Donetsk bus stop shelling

    Captured Ukrainian servicemen have been taken to the scene of Thursday’s deadly bus stop attack in Donetsk and paraded before an angry crowd, firmly… …read more Source:...

    Donetsk trolleybus explosion blows Ukraine peace negotiations apart
    Jan22

    Donetsk trolleybus explosion blows Ukraine peace negotiations apart

    Russia and Ukraine’s superficial attempts to reconcile in Berlin earlier this week have rapidly come to nothingBarely had the ink dried on another diplomatic attempt to bring peace to eastern Ukraine, when a bloody explosion ripped through a trolleybus in Donetsk, killing 13 people.Foreign ministers of Russia and Ukraine had signed a...

    Donetsk violence shatters Ukraine ceasefire efforts
    Jan22

    Donetsk violence shatters Ukraine ceasefire efforts

    Fighting in the Donetsk region, with drastic consequences, has shattered the latest hopes of securing a ceasefire in eastern Ukraine. In a symbolic… …read more Source:...

    13 killed after Donetsk bus stop hit by mortar – video report
    Jan22

    13 killed after Donetsk bus stop hit by mortar – video report

    Civilians and Ukrainian security services inspect a bus stop in Donetsk that saw up-to 13 civilians killed after it was hit by mortar shells. The attack also caused significant damage to nearby buildings. The Ukrainian prime minister, Arseniy Yatsenyuk, blamed pro-Russia separatists for as well as Russia itself for the violence …...

    Ukraine crisis: why is there such a fierce battle for Donetsk airport?
    Jan22

    Ukraine crisis: why is there such a fierce battle for Donetsk airport?

    Big Question: the outcome of the battle for the control of Donetsk airport acts as a bellwether for the eventual battle for control of the city, and that again, as an indicator of the eventual control of the Donbass region …read more Source: The...

    PM Ponta: I see worsened relations of Romania with Russia on short- and medium-term
    Jan22

    PM Ponta: I see worsened relations of Romania with Russia on short- and medium-term

    Prime Minister Victor Ponta voiced opinion on Thursday that Romania’s relations with the Russian Federation will worsen on the short- and medium-term, both because of the conflict in eastern Ukraine and the irreconcilable interests of the two countries with respect to the Republic of Moldova. …read more Source:...

    Ukraine’s membership in EU not on agenda
    Jan22

    Ukraine’s membership in EU not on agenda

    Ukraine’s membership of the EU is not on the current agenda and no discussions of the issue are underway, EU ambassador to …read more Source:...

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