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    Russia abandons South Stream pipeline, blames Bulgaria
    Dec02

    Russia abandons South Stream pipeline, blames Bulgaria

    Speaking during a visit to Turkey last night, Russian President Vladimir Putin announced Russia was dropping plans for the construction of the South Stream gas pipeline that was supposed to enter EU territory from the Bulgarian Black Sea coast. The statement by Gazprom’s Chief Executive Alexei Miller was even more scathing. The two laid the...

    New truce deal for Ukraine’s Luhansk
    Dec02

    New truce deal for Ukraine’s Luhansk

    Ukraine and pro-Russian rebels agree to a new ceasefire in the Luhansk region of eastern Ukraine, international observers say. …read more Source:...

    Ukraine agrees ceasefire ‘in principle’ with Luhansk rebels
    Dec02

    Ukraine agrees ceasefire ‘in principle’ with Luhansk rebels

    KIEV (Reuters) – Ukraine’s military and separatist forces have agreed “in principle” on a new ceasefire from Dec. 5 in the rebel-held Luhansk region in the east of the country, the OSCE security group said. …read more Source:...

    NYT: Abandoning South Stream Is ‘Diplomatic Defeat’ for Putin
    Dec02

    NYT: Abandoning South Stream Is ‘Diplomatic Defeat’ for Putin

    The decision to scrap Russia’s South Stream project and redirect the gas pipeline to Turkey seems to be a “rare diplomatic defeat” for Russian President Vladimir Putin, the New Your Times commented on Tuesday. The USD 22 B project, once designed “to establish the country’s dominance in southeastern Europe”, has instead fallen victim...

    Kyiv and separatists agree to Luhansk ceasefire, says OSCE
    Dec02

    Kyiv and separatists agree to Luhansk ceasefire, says OSCE

    The European security watchdog, the OSCE, says Ukraine and pro-Russian rebels have agreed ‘in principle’ on a ceasefire in the Luhansk region. A months-old ceasefire has been frequently broken. …read more Source: Deutsche...

    Tusk takes up EU post, tells Russia to get out of Ukraine
    Dec02

    Tusk takes up EU post, tells Russia to get out of Ukraine

    The EU’s new Polish chairman has urged Russia to withdraw its forces from Ukraine in his first official statement. …read more Source:...

    Russian sanctions said to have a cooling effect on Hungary’s economy
    Dec02

    Russian sanctions said to have a cooling effect on Hungary’s economy

    Sanctions in Russia, the conflict in Ukraine together with the euro zone’s sluggish economic growth, have had a chilling effect on Hungary, according to economic news TV station CNBC. …read more Source: Budapest Business...

    Temporary truce declared in Dontesk
    Dec02

    Temporary truce declared in Dontesk

    In Ukraine a temporary truce has been declared at Donetsk airport – a scene of fierce fighting between pro-Russian rebels and government forces. The… …read more Source:...

    Putin cancels new gas pipeline to Europe
    Dec02

    Putin cancels new gas pipeline to Europe

    In a measure of the dramatically reshaped relations between Russia and the West, Russian President Vladimir Putin on Monday scrapped plans for a major new natural gas pipeline to Europe, a surprise decision that came as the ruble slumped to an all-time low against the dollar. The move deprives the Kremlin of a tool that would have increased...

    Erjavec Joins NATO Colleagues for Debate on Ukraine, Afghanistan
    Dec02

    Erjavec Joins NATO Colleagues for Debate on Ukraine, Afghanistan

    Foreign Minister Karl Erjavec is due to take part in a NATO ministerial in Brussels on Tuesday dedicated to reviewing developments following the summit of the alliance in Wales in September. The focus will be on the crisis in Ukraine and the launch of the non-combat mission in Afghanistan. …read more Source:...

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