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    Foreign Ministry: No observers in Ukraine
    Nov06

    Foreign Ministry: No observers in Ukraine

    Representatives of Serbia’s official institutions had not been employed as observers in the electoral process in the east of Ukraine on November 2. The Serbian Ministry of Foreign Affairs also announced on Wednesday that such representatives had in no way been involved in that process. …read more Source:...

    Russia must assume responsibility for disruption of Minsk agreements

    EU High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy Federica Mogherini has condemned the pseudo-elections that were held in Donbas on November 2, reads a statement released on the website of the European External Action Service. “These so-called ‘elections,’ as well as any acknowledgement or recognition of them, are...

    War in Ukraine: Donetsk schoolchildren killed in shelling
    Nov06

    War in Ukraine: Donetsk schoolchildren killed in shelling

    In war-torn eastern Ukraine, a shell has hit a school playground in the city of Donetsk killing two and wounding four pupils, who were playing football during a break. …read more Source: Baltic News...

    Tony Abbott will speak to Vladimir Putin about MH17 ‘one way or another’
    Nov06

    Tony Abbott will speak to Vladimir Putin about MH17 ‘one way or another’

    We owe it to our dead to secure justice, Australian leader says in joint press conference with his Dutch counterpart, Mark RutteTony Abbott says one way or another he will speak to Vladimir Putin in the coming week about the downing of Malaysian Airlines flight MH17 and the death of 38 Australians.In mid-October the prime minister declared his...

    Economic blues for the eurozone
    Nov06

    Economic blues for the eurozone

    The European Commission’s autumn economic forecasts, published on Tuesday (4 November), lay bare the worsening state of the eurozone economy, which is expected to grow by just 0.8% this year, 1.1% in 2015 and 1.7% in 2016. That is well below the trend growth rate of more than 2% in the decade before the financial crisis. Employment will...

    Parliament starts review of EEAS
    Nov06

    Parliament starts review of EEAS

    The European Parliament yesterday (5 November) began debating reform of the European External Action Service, with discussion of a recent audit of the first three years of the European Union’s diplomatic service. In an opinion written for the budgetary-control committee and ostensibly connected to the discharge of the EU’s budget for...

    Ukraine and Russia strike gas deal
    Nov06

    Ukraine and Russia strike gas deal

    A European Commission-brokered energy agreement to secure the supply of Russian gas to Ukraine and to the European Union this winter was triggered on Tuesday (4 November) when Ukraine’s national gas distributor announced that it had paid Russia a first tranche of debt payments. Under the terms of the agreement signed in Brussels last...

    Barroso’s legacy part 4: foreign policy and trade
    Nov06

    Barroso’s legacy part 4: foreign policy and trade

    FOREIGN POLICY History may judge Barroso’s contribution to the EU’s foreign policy by his handling of crises. If so, Barroso might regret that he was too scrupulous in his respect for institutional turf. Europe’s leader during the Ukraine crisis has, without a doubt, been Germany’s chancellor, Angela Merkel, but within the...

    Russia’s information warfare
    Nov06

    Russia’s information warfare

    Information warfare is not just about getting your own message across. It also involves confusing, distracting, dividing and demoralising the adversary. That is what Russia is doing to the West, notably through outlets such as RT (the multilingual television channel formerly known as Russia Today). The West has been asleep on this for many years....

    A night to remember at the TBT gala: Supporting independent journalism in style at Riga’s Grand Palace  – The Baltic Times
    Nov06

    A night to remember at the TBT gala: Supporting independent journalism in style at Riga’s Grand Palace – The Baltic Times

    With Russia and the West still locked in an on-going information war as a result of the Ukraine Crisis, the continued existence of impartial and editorially independent journalism in the Baltics is… …read more Source: The Baltic...

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