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    Analytical paper: Belarus-Russia relations after the Ukraine conflict
    Aug01

    Analytical paper: Belarus-Russia relations after the Ukraine conflict

    Since the Russian-Ukrainian conflict began, the Kremlin has persistently tried to expand its control over Belarus, a process that has had quite the opposite effect as Belarusian government policy became more independent in 2014-2015. There has always existed a paradox in the simultaneous contingence and estrangement in Belarusian-Russian...

    Record high quantity of contraband gold seized at Bulgaria-Turkey border.
    Aug01

    Record high quantity of contraband gold seized at Bulgaria-Turkey border.

    Customs officers at Kapitan Andreevo border checkpoint seized a record high amount of contraband golden jewelry estimated at EUR 366,000. The gold was seized at the Bulgaria-Turkey border during an inspection of a mini-bus with Ukrainian registration. The driver of the min-bus and three other passengers were carrying a jewelry that weighted...

    POLITICO appoints David Herszenhorn as Chief Brussels Correspondent
    Aug01

    POLITICO appoints David Herszenhorn as Chief Brussels Correspondent

    POLITICO has hired David M. Herszenhorn, Washington correspondent at the New York Times, as Chief Brussels Correspondent. Matthew Kaminski, POLITICO Europe’s Executive Editor, announced the appointment in an email to staff on Monday: “In this newly created role, David will anchor our coverage of the EU, its institutions and personalities,...

    The Latest: Trump says US should accept Russia in Crimea
    Jul31

    The Latest: Trump says US should accept Russia in Crimea

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    Putin kicks off Balkan charm offensive
    Jul30

    Putin kicks off Balkan charm offensive

    Russian President Vladimir Putin has arrived in Slovenia where he will commemorate Soviet POWs who died building a road in the Julian Alps. He is expected to step up his campaign to end EU sanctions against Russia. …read more Source: Deutsche...

    The Democrats’ Putin dilemma
    Jul30

    The Democrats’ Putin dilemma

    Donald Trump was the bogeyman of this week’s Democratic national convention. But placing a close second to Trump was Russia’s President, Vladimir Putin. Democrats linked the two bad guys together, hammering Trump for his past words of praise for Putin as a “strong leader” and his claim that the U.S. would “get along great” with Russia...

    Small rally staged in protest against Putin visit
    Jul30

    Small rally staged in protest against Putin visit

    Around 30 Ukrainians living in Slovenia and Italy protested in front of the Russian Embassy in Ljubljana today ahead of the afternoon visit by Vladimir Putin. The protesters are puzzled by Slovenia’s invitation “to a person who is in fact a dictator”. …read more Source:...

    Donald Trump and Russia: a web that grows more tangled all the time
    Jul30

    Donald Trump and Russia: a web that grows more tangled all the time

    Frank Mermoud, a key figure at the recent Republican national convention, has strong business ties with Ukraine – the latest in a series of Trump staffers with worrying links to Russia and its interests, including the candidate himselfA key figure at the Republican national convention where Donald Trump was nominated for president has strong...

    Bulgarian Foreign Minister Wraps up U.S. Visit with Meetings at State Dept., Pentagon
    Jul30

    Bulgarian Foreign Minister Wraps up U.S. Visit with Meetings at State Dept., Pentagon

    Bulgaria’s Foreign Minister Daniel Mitov has held meetings at the State Department and the Department of Defense in the concluding part of his working visit to the United States. Daniel Mitov and Deputy Secretary of State Antony Blinken discussed cooperation in defense, the modernization of the Bulgarian armed forces and the outcome of the...

    Diplomats Say Russia Targets Bulgaria, 6 Other EU States in Drive to Kill Sanctions – Reuters
    Jul30

    Diplomats Say Russia Targets Bulgaria, 6 Other EU States in Drive to Kill Sanctions – Reuters

    Bulgaria and six other EU Member States of southern and eastern Europe is one of the main targets of Russia’s efforts to end the economic sanctions of the bloc imposed over the Ukraine crisis, Reuters has reported, citing diplomats. According to several unnamed Moscow-based EU diplomats, “Russia’s tactic of methodically lobbying...

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