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    Opera singer Anna Netrebko poses with Ukrainian separatist flag
    Dec08

    Opera singer Anna Netrebko poses with Ukrainian separatist flag

    Russian-Austrian soprano donates 1m roubles to opera theatre in rebel-held Donetsk and says she ‘just wants to support art’The Russian-Austrian opera soprano Anna Netrebko has given support to east Ukrainian separatists, posing with one of their top political leaders and holding up the flag of Novorossia, a self-declared amalgamation of...

    Turkey and the EU: membership deconstructed
    Dec08

    Turkey and the EU: membership deconstructed

    Author(s): Dan Alexe h_50620836.jpg The European Union’s new foreign affairs chief is visiting Turkey to discuss the country’s troubled membership bid and the crisis in neighboring Syria and Iraq. Federica Mogherini, accompanied by the EU commissioners for humanitarian affairs and enlargement, Christos Stylianides and Johannes Hahn,...

    Bulgaria Would Still Get Transit Gas, Transit Millions
    Dec08

    Bulgaria Would Still Get Transit Gas, Transit Millions

    The debate on Vladimir Putin’s cancellation of the construction of the South Stream pipeline was animated, but somehow one-sided, writes Andrey Gurkov of Deutsche Welle’s Russian section, quoted by the BTA wire service. Everyone talks about the pipeline that was not meant to be and who would get to suffer the most. The participants...

    Russia’s tough rhetoric over Ukraine does not tell the whole story
    Dec08

    Russia’s tough rhetoric over Ukraine does not tell the whole story

    While Moscow appears publicly defiant, behind the scenes there are efforts to find a way out of the crisisAn angry claim by Sergei Ryabkov, Russia’s deputy foreign minister, that the US and its allies are plotting regime change in Russia is further evidence that the east-west standoff over Ukraine is hardening. But the public rhetoric does...

    2014 a devastating year for children, UNICEF says
    Dec08

    2014 a devastating year for children, UNICEF says

    According to an announcement released today by UNICEF, the year 2014 has been one of horror, fear and despair for millions of children, as worsening conflicts across the world saw them exposed to extreme violence and its consequences, forcibly recruited and deliberately targeted by warring groups. Yet many crises no longer capture the...

    Ukrainian refugees in Estonia yet to be granted asylum
    Dec08

    Ukrainian refugees in Estonia yet to be granted asylum

    So far, 54 Ukrainian citizens who have fled the fighting in Ukraine have applied for asylum in Estonia, but none have been granted their request. …read more Source:...

    U.N. declares 2014 a devastating year for millions of children
    Dec08

    U.N. declares 2014 a devastating year for millions of children

    UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) – The United Nations children’s agency UNICEF declared 2014 a devastating year for children on Monday with as many as 15 million caught in conflicts in Central African Republic, Iraq, South Sudan, Syria, Ukraine and the Palestinian territories. …read more Source:...

    Pole investigated for joining pro-Russian rebels in Ukraine
    Dec08

    Pole investigated for joining pro-Russian rebels in Ukraine

    Prosecutors in Bielsko-Biala have started an investigation into allegations that a Polish citizen left for Ukraine to fight for pro-Russian separatists in the Donbas. …read more Source: Polskie Radio dla...

    Mogherini to Discuss Syria, Ukraine in Turkey Visit
    Dec08

    Mogherini to Discuss Syria, Ukraine in Turkey Visit

    EU foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini is due to meet Turkish leaders an an attempt to secure Ankara’s support for the fight against Islamic State (IS) and sanctions against Russia.According to her own Twitter account Mogherini is also to touch the issue of Turkey’s EU accession which has been blocked for years now by the stalled...

    NATO warned about “wrongly assessing” Russian policy
    Dec08

    NATO warned about “wrongly assessing” Russian policy

    Russia “does not want Ukraine to be split up,” NATO intelligence officials say, according to the Russian media outlet RT. …read more Source: Macedonian Information...

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