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    Vejonis urges Ukraine to speed up reforms, especially in combating corruption
    Oct02

    Vejonis urges Ukraine to speed up reforms, especially in combating corruption

    President Raimonds Vejonis during a meeting with Ukrainian Foreign Minister Pavlo Klimkin on September 29th urged Ukraine to speed up reforms, especially in the judiciary and combating corruption, the president’s spokesman Janis Siksnis told LETA. …read more Source: The Baltic...

    The west must defend its values against Putin’s Russia | Vygaudas Ušackas
    Oct01

    The west must defend its values against Putin’s Russia | Vygaudas Ušackas

    The outgoing EU ambassador to Russia identifies a deep and dangerous clash of values between Moscow and the west, epitomised by the Ukraine crisisWhen I arrived in Moscow as the EU’s ambassador to Russia four years ago, relations between the two blocs were strained but functional. Within months, though, Russia would annex Crimea and...

    West’s rift with Russia ‘will last until Vladimir Putin goes’
    Sep30

    West’s rift with Russia ‘will last until Vladimir Putin goes’

    Outgoing EU envoy to Moscow says Brussels should help Ukraine by offering it a path to membershipRelations between Russia and the EU are stuck in a “deep and acute” crisis and are unlikely to improve until President Vladimir Putin leaves office and the conflict in Ukraine is resolved – events that could be many years away, the outgoing EU...

    Moscow denies Ukraine’s accusation that it left troops in Belarus
    Sep30

    Moscow denies Ukraine’s accusation that it left troops in Belarus

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – Russian troops that took part in war games in neighboring Belarus have returned to their bases, a Russian general said on Saturday. …read more Source:...

    Russia detains 2 in Crimea for allegedly spying for Ukraine
    Sep29

    Russia detains 2 in Crimea for allegedly spying for Ukraine

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    Thirteenth world meeting of Bulgarian media due in October in Moldova
    Sep29

    Thirteenth world meeting of Bulgarian media due in October in Moldova

    From 4 to 8 October the Moldovan capital Chisinau is hosting the 13th world meeting of the Bulgarian media. The forum is organized again by the Bulgarian News Agency (BTA) and the Association of Bulgarian Media in the world. Moldova has been selected as a venue, because the region of Bessarabia is the home of the largest and most compact...

    Crimean Tatar leader convicted of ‘separatism’ will not seek clemency
    Sep29

    Crimean Tatar leader convicted of ‘separatism’ will not seek clemency

    Ilmi Umerov, who was sentenced to jail for comments about Russia’s annexation, says he will not ask for mercy despite illnessesA Crimean Tatar leader sentenced to two years in jail for opposing Russian rule in the annexed territory has said he will not appeal to the Kremlin for mercy, despite illnesses that mean his life could be at risk in...

    Sep29

    This year marks the 100th anniversary of the Russian Revolution, which brought down the czars and paved the way for the Soviet Union. Fifteen states broke off from that country in 1991, but Russia remains an undeniable political and economic powerhouse in the region. Its influence spills beyond its frontiers — and it has plenty of those. Russia...

    Borderlands: Life with Russia as a neighbor
    Sep29

    Borderlands: Life with Russia as a neighbor

    Tracing the influence of Russia on 8 countries on its western edge. …read more Source: POLITICO – Europe...

    Ukraine foreign minister in Riga: Peacekeepers could be an option
    Sep29

    Ukraine foreign minister in Riga: Peacekeepers could be an option

    Ukraine’s foreign minister Pavlo Klimkin …read more Source:...

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