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    Hope for Ukraine to resume full participation in CIS
    Sep27

    Hope for Ukraine to resume full participation in CIS

    According to Sergei Lebedev, Ukraine remains in the CIS, and the country presented at the CIS summit in Bishkek on 16 September at the level of the Ambassador. …read more Source:...

    [Column / Crude World] Why Putin’s union doesn’t want to work with the EU
    Sep27

    [Column / Crude World] Why Putin’s union doesn’t want to work with the EU

    The EU should not dismiss institutional cooperation with the Russia-led economic association. But Moscow’s previous behaviour with Ukraine and Moldova shows it won’t let its neighbours turn too much to the West. …read more Source:...

    New Russian military base 100km from Ukraine ‘almost ready’
    Sep27

    New Russian military base 100km from Ukraine ‘almost ready’

    Russia is completing the construction of a large military base in the southern Rostov region, some 100 kilometres from the border with Ukraine. …read more Source:...

    This Soviet Cartoon Was Too Much for Romania’s Communist Censors
    Sep26

    This Soviet Cartoon Was Too Much for Romania’s Communist Censors

    A scene from an episode of the Soviet cartoon “Nu Pogodi” not approved by Communist Romanian censors. According to the documentary “Chuck Norris vs Communism,” Romania’s state censorship board had been deleting scenes from the classic Soviet cartoon “Nu Pogodi” before broadcasting it on state TV during the 1980s. For instance, in the first...

    [Ticker] MEPs back visa freedom for Ukrainians
    Sep26

    [Ticker] MEPs back visa freedom for Ukrainians

    The European Parliament’s civil liberties committee (Libe) on Monday (26 September) backed a report on granting visa freedom to Ukrainian nationals within the Schengen area. The committee gave centre-right politician Mariya Gabriel the mandate to start negotiations with EU governments. Gabriel said that Ukraine had met the benchmarks set by...

    EU parliament backs visa-free travel for Ukraine, hurdles remain
    Sep26

    EU parliament backs visa-free travel for Ukraine, hurdles remain

    BRUSSELS (Reuters) – Ukrainians’ hopes of securing visa-free travel to the European Union received a boost on Monday when a key committee of the European Parliament backed their cause, but further hurdles remain. …read more Source:...

    EU leaders to consider how to improve Russia ties without dropping sanctions
    Sep26

    EU leaders to consider how to improve Russia ties without dropping sanctions

    BRUSSELS (Reuters) – European Union leaders will explore next month the possibility of improving strained ties with Russia in response to growing irritation among some member states over economic sanctions imposed on Moscow over its role in the Ukraine crisis. …read more Source:...

    ‘There are a lot of factors – east-west, north-south’: inside the race for UN secretary general
    Sep26

    ‘There are a lot of factors – east-west, north-south’: inside the race for UN secretary general

    Geopolitical struggle and Balkan intrigue mean there is no clear favourite to succeed Ban Ki-moon in the world’s top diplomatic jobHacked emails, bogus Twitter accounts, smear allegations and backroom deals. Welcome to the race for the international community’s top diplomatic job – United Nations secretary general.The eventual winner...

    Russian MP: Bulgarian Politicians Have No Sense of Humour
    Sep26

    Russian MP: Bulgarian Politicians Have No Sense of Humour

    Bulgarians who got insulted by a comment that Russia will buy the entire Bulgaria have to differentiate between what is serious and what is not, Russian MP-elect Pyotr Tolstoy has said.Tolstoy made headlines in Bulgaria after telling a Bulgarian TV reporter, in the day of State Duma elections: “We will buy out the entire [Bulgaria],”...

    EIB OKs EUR 7.3 B for Investment in Europe
    Sep24

    EIB OKs EUR 7.3 B for Investment in Europe

    The European Investment Bank (EIB) has said it has approved EUR 7.3 B in loans for investment across Europe and around the world. At a meeting in Malta’s capital Valetta, its Board of Directors gave the green light for the funding to be allocated to strategic infrastructure, the environmental and knowledge economy as well as private sector...

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