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    EU extends sanctions against Russia over Ukraine
    Jul01

    EU extends sanctions against Russia over Ukraine

    The Council of the EU has “extended economic sanctions targeting specific sections of the Russian… …read more Source:...

    Ukraine plans to join EU in next 10 years, vows PM
    Jul01

    Ukraine plans to join EU in next 10 years, vows PM

    THE Prime Minister of Ukraine has declared his country will be part of the European Union in the next ten years, despite major opposition from member states. …read more Source:...

    Putin judo book to be distributed to millions of Russian schoolchildren
    Jul01

    Putin judo book to be distributed to millions of Russian schoolchildren

    History of the sport published by president’s old friend and judo partner who has made billions of dollars from state contracts Related: Sport, doping and Putin’s vision of Russia as a revived world power A judo book written by president Vladimir Putin and an influential oligarch will be distributed to millions of schoolchildren in...

    [Ticker] EU extends sanctions against Russia
    Jul01

    [Ticker] EU extends sanctions against Russia

    The EU officially decided on Friday to extend its economic sanctions against Russia to 31 January 2017. The decision was taken by EU ambassadors already last week, but the official confirmation was delayed until after this week’s EU summit. The sanctions, which target Russia’s energy and banking sector and specific politicians, were...

    Pro-Russian Supporters, Opponents Clash Ahead of Arrival of Night Wolves in Sofia
    Jul01

    Pro-Russian Supporters, Opponents Clash Ahead of Arrival of Night Wolves in Sofia

    Clashes between pro-Russian supporters and opponents occurred in the centre of the Bulgarian capital on Friday ahead of the arrival of the procession of the “Night Wolves” motorcycle club, which is known for its close ties with Russian President Vladimir Putin. There were no serious injuries as the police intervened immediately and separated the...

    Clashes erupt during rally of Russian “Night Wolves” downtown Sofia
    Jul01

    Clashes erupt during rally of Russian “Night Wolves” downtown Sofia

    Supporters and opponents of Russian nationalist motorcycle club “Night Wolves,” members of which have been on Bulgarian territory since Wednesday, fought in front of the “St. Alexander Nevski” church in Sofia. Two people were detained by police, but it is unknown who started the brawl. The scandal broke out after it turned...

    EU extends economic sanctions on Russia through next year
    Jul01

    EU extends economic sanctions on Russia through next year

    The European Council today approved extending economic sanctions targeting specific sectors of the Russian economy through the end of January. The expected move extends sanctions on Russia that were first introduced two years ago and have been repeatedly extended. In recent weeks, some EU leaders have softened their stance on the sanctions,...

    EU prolongs economic sanctions on Russia until 31 Jan 2017
    Jul01

    EU prolongs economic sanctions on Russia until 31 Jan 2017

    BRUSSELS (Reuters) – The European Union on Friday extended its economic sanctions on Russia until the end of January next year in a widely expected decision after EU leaders called for more progress in bringing peace to eastern Ukraine. …read more Source:...

    Ukraine’s PM: ‘We will join EU within 10 years’
    Jul01

    Ukraine’s PM: ‘We will join EU within 10 years’

    Ukraine’s Prime Minister Volodymyr Groysman said on Friday that he is convinced his country will join the European Union within the next decade. Groysman, who took office last April, told German newspapers of the Funke media group that Ukraine sees its future in the West, despite the ongoing conflict in the country’s east. “We are...

    Suspected Organiser of Istanbul Airport Attack Had Political Asylum in Bulgaria
    Jul01

    Suspected Organiser of Istanbul Airport Attack Had Political Asylum in Bulgaria

    Akhmed Chatayev, the suspected organiser of Tuesday’s Istanbul Ataturk airport terrorist attack which claimed the lives of at least 44 people and left hundreds other injured, had the status of a political refugee in Bulgaria. This was stated by his lawyer in Bulgaria, Veselin Georgiev, in an interview for private bTV station on Friday....

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