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    Brussels gives green light to Sofia’s gas ambitions
    May28

    Brussels gives green light to Sofia’s gas ambitions

    “Bulgaria is a key country in the European energy system and has the potential to build a powerful gas hub that will enable the use of different sources of gas, including Russian gas.” With these words of encouragement, EU Climate and Energy Commissioner Miguel Arias Cañete announced two days ago in Sofia that the European Commission...

    Nadiya Savchenko: The thorn in President Poroshenko’s side?
    May28

    Nadiya Savchenko: The thorn in President Poroshenko’s side?

    The Ukrainian pilot has returned to Kyiv after being released in a prisoner swap with Russia. President Poroshenko fought to bring her back but, as DW’s Emma Burrows writes, her return could prove bittersweet for him. …read more Source: Deutsche...

    Greek PM condemns Russia sanctions
    May28

    Greek PM condemns Russia sanctions

    Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras says Western sanctions against Russia over its actions in Ukraine are “not productive”. …read more Source:...

    Freed Ukrainian pilot Nadia Savchenko could seek presidency
    May27

    Freed Ukrainian pilot Nadia Savchenko could seek presidency

    KIEV – Nadia Savchenko, the Ukrainian military pilot held prisoner by Moscow for two years, looks likely remaining the same firebrand as she was in captivity, calling Russian President Vladimir Putin a “louse” and “scum” on her return home this week. But perhaps it is Ukraine’s political establishment who should be worried: Savchenko said...

    The Jewish lawyers who reinvented justice
    May27

    The Jewish lawyers who reinvented justice

    Two new books explore the trials of Nazis – and asks how they changed our conception of justice. In August 1942, Hans Frank, Hitler’s lawyer and governor general of occupied Poland, arrived in Lvov. “We knew that his visit did not bode well,” a Jewish resident later recalled. That month, writes Philippe Sands, Frank gave a lecture in a...

    Could Freed Pilot Be Ukraine’s Next President?
    May27

    Could Freed Pilot Be Ukraine’s Next President?

    Nadezhda Savchenko says she’d rather return to her flying career but will be president if that is what Ukrainians want. …read more Source: Sky...

    Ukraine’s ‘You invaded us’ debt defence
    May27

    Ukraine’s ‘You invaded us’ debt defence

    Conflict with Russia condensed into $3bn court fight …read more Source: Financial...

    EU to present military plans after UK referendum
    May27

    EU to present military plans after UK referendum

    The EU on Friday said it will unveil plans for closer military cooperation at a summit of EU leaders in late June, days after the U.K referendum on its membership, according to media reports. Fears of an “EU army” have been used by the Leave campaign as a reason to back Brexit. But an EU spokesperson told AFP: “There is absolutely no plan to set...

    Freed by Russia, Ukraine’s ‘Joan of Arc’ may prove thorn in own leaders’ side
    May27

    Freed by Russia, Ukraine’s ‘Joan of Arc’ may prove thorn in own leaders’ side

    KIEV (Reuters) – Securing pilot Nadiya Savchenko’s release from Russian captivity was a PR coup for Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko but the outspoken woman feted as the nation’s “Joan of Arc” may ultimately prove a thorn in his side. …read more Source:...

    Boxer Kubrat Pulev fourth in world ranking
    May27

    Boxer Kubrat Pulev fourth in world ranking

    European heavyweight boxer Kubrat Pulev of Bulgaria has been ranked fourth in the chart of leading heavyweight boxers of the prestigious publication Boxing News. The chart is led by Tyson Fury who replaced Wladimir Klitschko at the boxing top in late 2015. The Ukrainian is second followed by WBC winner Deontay Wilder. …read more Source:...

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