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    [Ticker] EU and Ukraine set November summit date
    Oct10

    [Ticker] EU and Ukraine set November summit date

    The EU and Ukraine are to hold a summit in Brussels on 18 November to discuss anti-corruption reforms, the Minsk ceasefire plan, and visa-free travel to Schengen states, the EU Council said Monday. Ukraine’s leader Petro Poroshenko will also visit Brussels for a summit on EU-Russia relations in mid-October. The European Commission has said...

    Business Days in Gomel to bring together delegations from 15 countries
    Oct10

    Business Days in Gomel to bring together delegations from 15 countries

    Attending the international business event will be officials and businessmen from Russia, Latvia, Georgia, Slovenia, Italy, Vietnam, Croatia and several other countries. Ukraine will be the most represented country with five delegations. …read more Source:...

    Opposition tight-lipped on talks to end Ukraine referendum impasse
    Oct10

    Opposition tight-lipped on talks to end Ukraine referendum impasse

    Prime minister Mark Rutte has held talks with a select group of opposition leaders on how to act on the… …read more Source:...

    Katya Popova Laureate Days – emotional pinnacle in Pleven’s cultural life
    Oct10

    Katya Popova Laureate Days – emotional pinnacle in Pleven’s cultural life

    This year the Katya Popova Laureate Days festival marked half a century since its founding. Created at the idea of great opera singer Katya Popova (born in Pleven), the festival takes place every two years. The forum presents young artists who received awards from prestigious international competitions. The thirtieth edition started with...

    Bulgaria’s Trade with Third Countries Dipped in Jan-Aug
    Oct10

    Bulgaria’s Trade with Third Countries Dipped in Jan-Aug

    Both exports and imports of Bulgaria to third countries fell in the first eight months of this year, compared to the same period of 2015, statistics show. Exports amounted to BGN 9.5161 B. The main trade partners included Turkey, Macedonia, Serbia, China, Russia, and the United States, accounting for 49.7% of the exports to non-EU countries.The...

    Gorbachev: World has reached a dangerous point
    Oct10

    Gorbachev: World has reached a dangerous point

    BELGRADE – Former Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev warned today that the world has reached a “dangerous point” as tensions between Russia and the United States spike over the Syria conflict, EurActiv.com reports. Relations between Moscow and Washington — already at their lowest since the Cold War over the Ukraine conflict — have soured further in...

    Moscow ‘blocks’ hiring of Euronews Ukrainian journalists: report
    Oct10

    Moscow ‘blocks’ hiring of Euronews Ukrainian journalists: report

    The Russian service of France-based broadcaster Euronews has refused to hire journalists laid off from the Ukrainian service, in breach of French labour law, the euractiv.com website has reported. …read more Source: Polskie...

    What scared Ukraine’s ‘sex tourists’ away
    Oct10

    What scared Ukraine’s ‘sex tourists’ away

    KIEV, Ukraine — In 2012, Ukraine briefly became gripped by hysteria over “sex tourism.” The country was preparing to host tens of thousands of football fans for the Euro championships, leading many to predict a sharp rise in prostitution. The high-profile sporting event would “promote sex tourism in Ukraine, and demean women here even more,” Anna...

    Ukraine military postpones withdrawal from town, cites rebel shelling
    Oct09

    Ukraine military postpones withdrawal from town, cites rebel shelling

    STANYTSA LUHANSKA, Ukraine (Reuters) – Ukraine’s military on Sunday postponed a planned parallel withdrawal with pro-Russian separatists from Stanytsa Luhanska, a town on the eastern frontline, saying rebels had disregarded the agreement by firing artillery at Ukrainian positions. …read more Source:...

    Georgia’s pro-Western parties pull ahead in national vote
    Oct09

    Georgia’s pro-Western parties pull ahead in national vote

    The governing party of Georgia is strongly in the lead in the parliamentary election, according to the National Commission. After a count of votes from about two-thirds of the country’s precincts the commission said Sunday that the Georgian Dream party, a pro-Western, reformist party, which has been in power since 2012, had tallied just...

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