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    Russia to cut EU gas transit via Ukraine
    Jan15

    Russia to cut EU gas transit via Ukraine

    Russia has said it will stop EU gas transit via Ukraine and do it via Turkey instead in the second shock announcment on energy in as many months. …read more Source:...

    Estonian MFA in Kyiv: there is no point in discussing alleviating sanctions against Russia
    Jan15

    Estonian MFA in Kyiv: there is no point in discussing alleviating sanctions against Russia

    While meeting with the Secretary of Ukraine’s National Security and Defence Council Oleksandr Turchyno and discussing the security situation in eastern Ukraine, Foreign Minister Keit Pentus-Rosimannus stressed Estonia’s support for Ukraine’s independence and territorial integrity, reports BC Estonia’s MFA. …read more...

    Gazprom’s Miller: South Stream is off the table, Turkish Stream is only new possibility
    Jan15

    Gazprom’s Miller: South Stream is off the table, Turkish Stream is only new possibility

    Alexey Miller, the chief executive of the Russian Gazprom gas corporation, said that South Stream is definitely off the table, and the only new pipeline to divert Russian gas away from Ukraine will be the newly announced Turkish Stream. This pipeline, announced by President Vladimir Putin during his visit to Ankara, will bring 63 billion cubic...

    Poroshenko declares a day of mourning for the victims of Tuesday’s bus attack
    Jan15

    Poroshenko declares a day of mourning for the victims of Tuesday’s bus attack

    A minute’s silence was held in Kyiv for the victims of “Tuesday’s bus… …read more Source:...

    EU imagines a new start with Russia
    Jan15

    EU imagines a new start with Russia

    Foreign ministers from the European Union’s member states are scheduled to spend most of their meeting on Monday (19 January) discussing how to improve relations with Russia if it meets its commitments to help end the conflict in eastern Ukraine. The debate will be based on a discussion paper from the European External Action Service...

    Europe’s willpower called into question
    Jan15

    Europe’s willpower called into question

    In a sickly patient even a small cut can lead to a lethal infection. Both the terrorist attacks in France and Russia’s attempts to bully its neighbours are dangerous not because our adversaries are fundamentally strong, but because our political and cultural immune system is weak. Remember the Iranian fatwa against Salman Rushdie in 1989?...

    Nagorno-Karabakh and border disputes | Letters: Tahir Taghizadeh, Ambassador of Azerbaijan in London and Yugo Kovach
    Jan14

    Nagorno-Karabakh and border disputes | Letters: Tahir Taghizadeh, Ambassador of Azerbaijan in London and Yugo Kovach

    Your inclusion of Nagorno-Karabakh in an article on “the best new adventures for 2015” (Totally out there, Travel, 10 January) is disrespectful to the people of Azerbaijan. Nagorno-Karabakh is an internationally recognised part of Azerbaijan currently under the occupation of Armenian armed forces. Do you think it is morally right to encourage an...

    The Balkans are the soft underbelly of Europe
    Jan14

    The Balkans are the soft underbelly of Europe

    A controlled crisis would give Russia bargaining chips and deniability, and distract from Ukraine, writes Ivan Krastev …read more Source: Financial...

    Gazprom: Europe will have to get gas via Turkey or Ukraine
    Jan14

    Gazprom: Europe will have to get gas via Turkey or Ukraine

    Europe will have to get gas via Turkey or Ukraine, there will be no direct transcontinental pipeline to Europe, Gazprom has confirmed. …read more Source:...

    Contentious points derail Ukraine negotiations
    Jan14

    Contentious points derail Ukraine negotiations

    A foreign ministers meeting in Berlin didn’t lead to a breakthrough. The negotiations between the heads of state had to be postponed. Despite international efforts, peace in eastern Ukraine remains illusory. …read more Source: Deutsche...

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