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    Polish FM to meet Ukrainian president in Kiev
    Sep13

    Polish FM to meet Ukrainian president in Kiev

    Polish Foreign Minister Witold Waszczykowski will visit Ukraine on a two-day visit on Tuesday where he is due to meet in Kiev with President Petro Poroshenko. …read more Source: Polskie Radio dla...

    Controversy over EU, NATO Flags Desecration at Russophile Gathering
    Sep13

    Controversy over EU, NATO Flags Desecration at Russophile Gathering

    The socialist-backed presidential candidate, Maj Gen Rumen Radev, attended on Sunday a gathering of the “friends of Russia” and addressed the crowd. Radev spoke of the “hard time in relations between EU and Russia” and argued Bulgaria’s role would be to cooperate in overcoming the problem. “It is high time for...

    Ukraine says prepared to hold ‘good faith’ talks with Russia on $3 billion debt
    Sep12

    Ukraine says prepared to hold ‘good faith’ talks with Russia on $3 billion debt

    KIEV (Reuters) – Ukraine said on Monday it was ready to hold talks in good faith with Russia regarding a dispute over a $3 billion bond that has become yet another sore point between the former allies since Ukraine sought closer ties with the European Union. …read more Source:...

    Belarus suggests road construction, utilities industry projects to World Bank
    Sep12

    Belarus suggests road construction, utilities industry projects to World Bank

    In turn, World Bank Country Director for Belarus, Moldova and Ukraine Satu Kahkonen stated that the bank intends to continue tight cooperation with the Belarusian government. …read more Source:...

    Lukashenko: Both West and Russia need a calm and safe Belarus
    Sep12

    Lukashenko: Both West and Russia need a calm and safe Belarus

    “Both Europe and Russia need us. Particularly now,” said the head of state. “They need a quiet, calm, and safe country where any European event can be held in the interests of the European Union and Russia. Events in Ukraine demonstrated it.” …read more Source:...

    Bulgaria’s Exports Grew 4% in 2015 – Final Data
    Sep12

    Bulgaria’s Exports Grew 4% in 2015 – Final Data

    Bulgaria exported BGN 44.949 M worth of goods last year, the National Statistical Institute (NSI)’s final data shows. The figure constitutes an increase of 4% compared to the previous year. The highest growth in exports was observed in March (24.4%), the largest fall having been in September (7.5%). Imports went slightly up, having been at...

    Why is Germany throwing a wild card into the UN leadership race?
    Sep12

    Why is Germany throwing a wild card into the UN leadership race?

    An eleventh-hour, unofficial candidate threatens to destabilise the contest. Hopes that the UN might appoint its first woman Secretary-General are about to be dealt a potentially fatal blow, if rumours that began circulating in New York at the end of last week are anything to go by. Experienced UN reporters claimed on Friday that Hungary, Latvia...

    Letter from jailed Ukrainian director Oleg Sentsov smuggled out of prison
    Sep12

    Letter from jailed Ukrainian director Oleg Sentsov smuggled out of prison

    Jailed for 20 years for activities in Crimea shortly after Putin annexed the peninsula, Sentsov urges defiance and wants to be a ‘nail in the coffin of a tyrant’The Ukrainian film director Oleg Sentsov, who is serving a 20-year sentence in Russia, has smuggled a defiant letter from his jail in deepest Siberia, comparing himself to a “nail...

    Editorial: Lukashenka’s Election Message to the West
    Sep12

    Editorial: Lukashenka’s Election Message to the West

    A. Lukashenka at the polling station on 11 September 2016 Two representatives of the opposition and civil society will end up in the newly-appointed Belarusian Parliament. This reflects not the true level of support of the opposition, but rather Aleksander Lukashenka’s willingness to demonstrate good will to the European Union. The West,...

    Opposition’s tiny gains point to thaw in Belarus
    Sep12

    Opposition’s tiny gains point to thaw in Belarus

    Two opposition candidates won seats in the Belarusian parliament for the first time in 20 years, raising hopes that relations will warm further between the West and the authoritarian government of President Alexander Lukashenko. Following Sunday’s vote, Belarus election officials announced early Monday that Anna Konopatskaya from the United...

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