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    Bulgaria caught between NATO and the Kremlin
    Sep12

    Bulgaria caught between NATO and the Kremlin

    Bulgaria’s impending presidential election is a tempting opportunity for Russia to try to haul a vulnerable eastern European country back into its strategic orbit. Rumen Radev — a daredevil MiG-29 jet pilot — is the candidate who has set alarm bells ringing over Sofia’s ties to Moscow. A loop-the-looping highlight at airshows, he is...

    German politician: No sanctions over Kosovo secession – why then over Crimea?
    Sep11

    German politician: No sanctions over Kosovo secession – why then over Crimea?

    BELGRADE – The West has made serious mistakes when it comes to Russia, repeatedly refusing to take into account Russia’s interests, says German politician Gregor Gysi. The former leader of the Left in Germany’s parliament spoke for the daily Die Welt, Sputnik in Serbian is reporting. Among these mistakes, Gysi listed “the bombing of...

    Clinton goes after Trump on terrorism
    Sep11

    Clinton goes after Trump on terrorism

    Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump both paused their campaign ads on Sunday, the anniversary of the Sept. 11 attacks, a day when politics is traditionally set aside. But Clinton didn’t hold back from criticizing her GOP opponent in a pre-taped interview with Chris Cuomo on CNN’s “State of the Union,” saying that Trump’s rhetoric...

    Igor Boki clinches second champion title at 2016 Paralympics
    Sep11

    Igor Boki clinches second champion title at 2016 Paralympics

    The Belarusian claimed the victory in S13 200m medley in 2:04.02 seconds, setting a new Paralympic record. Second was Ukraine’s Yaroslav Denisenko (2:08.76). Danila Chufarov of Ukraine touched in third (2:11.12). …read more Source:...

    Belarus plans post-sanctions election to make EU proud
    Sep10

    Belarus plans post-sanctions election to make EU proud

    Belarus is holding parliamentary elections on Sunday. Now that EU sanctions have been lifted, the authoritarian former Soviet republic is striving to have the vote appear democratic. …read more Source: Deutsche...

    ‘Living atop a powder keg’: Crimea’s Tatars fear Russia
    Sep10

    ‘Living atop a powder keg’: Crimea’s Tatars fear Russia

    Crimea’s Tatars must protect themselves now that Russia has annexed the peninsula. Many have personally paid a steep price for opposing Moscow’s aggression, Juri Rescheto discovered while visiting the region. …read more Source: Deutsche...

    Alexander Zhukov: what we know about the Russian oil magnate
    Sep10

    Alexander Zhukov: what we know about the Russian oil magnate

    Zhukov, the father of Roman Abramovich’s wife, Dasha, was linked to a network of offshore companies by the Panama PapersIn Britain, Alexander Zhukov ­has faced little scrutiny over his business affairs. The son of a playwright and educated in Moscow, Zhukov, 62, worked as a cinema projectionist in Odessa, Ukraine, before joining the...

    An ominous display of military might: Russia flexes its muscles at the world by releasing footage of drills involving 12,500 troops, fighter jets and anti-aircraft missiles 
    Sep10

    An ominous display of military might: Russia flexes its muscles at the world by releasing footage of drills involving 12,500 troops, fighter jets and anti-aircraft missiles 

    The display took place in Crimea as Russia showcased its ground, marine and air forces in the biggest exercises held on the strategic peninsula since its 2014 annexation from Ukraine. …read more Source: Daily...

    Germany, French FMs planning to visit Ukraine next week
    Sep09

    Germany, French FMs planning to visit Ukraine next week

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    Warlick: Serbia should consider liquefied natural gas from US
    Sep09

    Warlick: Serbia should consider liquefied natural gas from US

    BELGRADE – The US had no say in the decision on the South Stream gas pipeline, and for Serbia – whose only gas supply route runs through Ukraine – connecting to the Bulgarian pipeline is a priority, says US Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary of State Mary Warlick. The US had no say whatsoever in the …read more Source:...

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