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    Not all Ukraine refugees given asylum
    Dec05

    Not all Ukraine refugees given asylum

    According to the Office of Citizenship and Migration Affairs (PMLP) a total of 79 residents of Ukraine have requested asylum in Latvia this year. Many of these Ukrainians have relatives in Latvia helping them with their residence permits, others have sent only their offspring here temporarily while the homeland is insecure, others are awaiting...

    ‘Sanctions against Russia are not the solution’: FM
    Dec05

    ‘Sanctions against Russia are not the solution’: FM

    Sanctions against Russia over the ongoing conflict in eastern Ukraine are essential “but not the solution” to the crisis, Italy’s Foreign Minister Paolo Gentiloni said on Friday. …read more Source: The Local...

    Elgin Marbles loaned to Russia: should they be back in Greece?
    Dec05

    Elgin Marbles loaned to Russia: should they be back in Greece?

    Credits: Graham Barclay, BWP Media/Getty Alt Text: Sculptures which form part of the Elgin Marbles based in the British Museum Loan of priceless river god Ilissos is likely to reignite long-running Elgin Marbles dispute between London and Athens Briefing Friday, December 5, 2014 – 9:34am The British Museum has loaned one of the Elgin...

    BCCI: Belarus, Ukraine will continue economic cooperation
    Dec05

    BCCI: Belarus, Ukraine will continue economic cooperation

    “In January-October Belarus’ export to Ukraine was at the same level as a year earlier, while the export of Ukrainian goods to the Belarusian market has dropped significantly. Naturally, our Ukrainian partners are not happy about this situation, and today we will discuss what we can do to continue mutual cooperation and to support...

    Kiev, Pro-Russian Rebels Agree on ‘Day of Silence’
    Dec05

    Kiev, Pro-Russian Rebels Agree on ‘Day of Silence’

    Following a meeting with the heads of the Ukrainian law enforcement agencies on Thursday, President Petro Poroshenko declared December 9 as a “day of silence” in eastern Ukraine. If the December 9 ceasefire is observed by both sides, it will be a positive step towards the implementation of the Minsk accords. Ukraine is ready to start withdrawing...

    The Economist: Russia’s U-turn on South Stream ‘Taught Its Friends a Lesson’
    Dec05

    The Economist: Russia’s U-turn on South Stream ‘Taught Its Friends a Lesson’

    Falling oil prices and Western pressure have forced Russia to cancel South Stream, according to an article published in the online edition of The Economist. Highlighting that Russia’s cancellation of the pipeline project “has taught its friends a lesson”, the article describes South Stream as an attempt by Moscow to “regain sway in...

    Ten Things You Need to Know Today: Friday 5 Dec 2014
    Dec05

    Ten Things You Need to Know Today: Friday 5 Dec 2014

    DEMONSTRATIONS IN US OVER ‘CHOKEHOLD’There has been a second night of angry demonstrations in US cities including New York and Washington DC over the refusal of a grand jury to charge a white policeman who put a black suspect in a stranglehold shortly before his death. Civil rights leaders say the decision is a “travesty of justice”....

    Makei: Ukraine crisis triggered unprecedented tensions in Europe
    Dec05

    Makei: Ukraine crisis triggered unprecedented tensions in Europe

    The tragic events in Ukraine provoked unprecedented tensions in Europe, the biggest in the past decades, and heightened long-standing disagreements, Belarus’ Foreign Minister Vladimir Makei said at the plenary session of the OSCE annual Ministerial Council in Basel. …read more Source:...

    Domracheva wins women’s 15K individual in Sweden
    Dec05

    Domracheva wins women’s 15K individual in Sweden

    The Belarusian took her 20th World Cup victory in 46:43.6 with two penalties. She finished 27.9 seconds ahead of Finland’s Kaisa Makarainen, also with two penalties. Ukraine’s clean-shooting Valentina Semerenko was third, 38.1 seconds back. …read more Source:...

    Berzins and Schulz analyze security situation in Europe
    Dec05

    Berzins and Schulz analyze security situation in Europe

    During today’s meeting with European Parliament (EP) President Martin Schulz and leaders of the EP’s political groups, Latvian President Andris Berzins analyzed the security situation in Europe in wake of the Russia-Ukraine conflict, the Presidential Press Service informed LETA. …read more Source: The Baltic...

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