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    Barcelona restaurant at centre of money laundering probe
    Jul12

    Barcelona restaurant at centre of money laundering probe

    Police in Spain on Tuesday detained the son of Kiev’s colourful former mayor Leonid Chernovetsky on suspicion of leading a ring that laundered money for Ukrainian organised crime groups. …read more Source: The Local...

    Spain, Portugal in line for penalties on budget deficits
    Jul12

    Spain, Portugal in line for penalties on budget deficits

    EU finance ministers have given the European Commission the green light to pursue potential sanctions against Portugal and Spain for failing to meet the bloc’s budgetary rules. The ministers made the decision today after scrutinizing an assessment by the Commission, which concluded that the Iberian countries had failed to take “effective...

    Brexit puts Germany firmly in charge of Europe
    Jul12

    Brexit puts Germany firmly in charge of Europe

    Irrespective of petitions, speculation about when Article 50 will be triggered and the implosion of the UK’s two leading political parties, one thing is certain in post-referendum Britain – the country has voluntarily and irrevocably surrendered its privileged place within the inner circle of EU leaders. Nature – and politics – abhors a...

    Belarus MFA stresses importance of EEU-EU dialogue
    Jul12

    Belarus MFA stresses importance of EEU-EU dialogue

    Belarusian Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs Alena Kupchyna attended a meeting of the heads of the Ministries of Foreign Affairs of the Eastern Partnership countries held in Kiev within the 7th round of the EaP informal ministerial dialogues. …read more Source:...

    In Russia and Ukraine, women are still blamed for being raped
    Jul12

    In Russia and Ukraine, women are still blamed for being raped

    Founder of #IAmNotScaredToSpeak explains why she’s encouraging women share their experiences of abuseI was scrolling through an online discussion where people were blaming a rape victim for what had happened to her, when I knew that I had to do something. In cases like this in Ukraine, and throughout the post-Soviet world, people...

    Ukrainian doctor slammed for taking pictures of women’s breasts and sharing them online
    Jul12

    Ukrainian doctor slammed for taking pictures of women’s breasts and sharing them online

    Edgar Kaminskyi, 31, shares extraordinary clips over social media of his boob job operations while in his Kiev theatre and asks ‘fans’ to ‘like’ if they are impressed with his handiwork. …read more Source: Daily...

    Kerry to visit Moscow this week to discuss Syria, Ukraine: State Dept
    Jul11

    Kerry to visit Moscow this week to discuss Syria, Ukraine: State Dept

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry will visit Moscow this week to discuss Syria, Ukraine, Nagorno-Karabakh and other issues with Russian officials, State Department spokesman John Kirby said on Monday. …read more Source:...

    French minister says Portugal should be spared from EU sanctions
    Jul11

    French minister says Portugal should be spared from EU sanctions

    French Finance Minister Michel Sapin has said today (July 11) that “Portugal does not deserve to be punished with sanctions” for having failed to meet its deficit targets for 2015. “Portugal has made monstrous efforts in these last years. It does not deserve excessive discipline,” Sapin told journalists during a press conference in Paris before...

    Bulgaria’s Trade with Third Countries Dropped in Jan-May
    Jul11

    Bulgaria’s Trade with Third Countries Dropped in Jan-May

    According to preliminary figures of the National Statistical Institute (NSI) released on Monday, Bulgaria’s trade with third countries decreased in the first five months of this year. Between January and May 2016, Bulgarian exports to third countries exceeded BGN 5.7 B, recording a decrease of 15.4 % compared to the same period last year....

    Canadian PM says Russia not been ‘positive partner’ on Minsk ceasefire
    Jul11

    Canadian PM says Russia not been ‘positive partner’ on Minsk ceasefire

    KIEV (Reuters) – Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said on Monday that Russia has not been a “positive partner” as regards its obligations in the Minsk ceasefire agreement to end a Russian-backed separatist conflict in eastern Ukraine. …read more Source:...

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