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    Bulgarian Socialist Leader Heads to Moscow for Ruling Party Congress
    Jun26

    Bulgarian Socialist Leader Heads to Moscow for Ruling Party Congress

    Korneliya Ninova, the recently elected leader of the socialist opposition in Bulgaria, begins a two-day visit to Moscow on Sunday, the Bulgarian Socialist Party (BSP)’s press office says. Ninova was earlier invited to head a BSP delegation to attend the 15th congress of United Russia, the ruling party in the country whose former leader is...

    Brex’it, So Be’it; And Then What?
    Jun26

    Brex’it, So Be’it; And Then What?

    Source: TRANSCEND Media ServiceBy Johan GaltungALICANTE, Spain, Jun 26 2016 (IPS)The vote turned out like the two referenda held in Norway in 1972 and 1994. And much for the same reason: Protestant break with Rome–Catholic, imperial–Henry VIII made himself head of the Anglican Church in 1534.Religion was not the only reason, there are Protestant...

    About Town: Kerrying on in Copenhagen
    Jun26

    About Town: Kerrying on in Copenhagen

    The US secretary of state, John Kerry, was in Denmark on Thursday June 16 as part of an official visit focusing on co-operation in the Arctic region, climate issues, the conflict in Syria against Islamic State (IS), and the situation in Ukraine and trade. Kerry was hosted by the foreign minister, Kristian Jensen and he also managed to meet with...

    Balkan Right-Wing Populists Gloat over #Brexit
    Jun25

    Balkan Right-Wing Populists Gloat over #Brexit

    To illustrate schadenfreude — pleasure derived from misfortune of others — Wikipedia used the painting “Taming the Donkey,” by Eduardo Zamacois y Zabala (1868), in which a group of monks laughs while the lone monk struggles with the donkey. (Public Domain). While the official reactions by most Balkan governments included expressions of concern...

    Ukrainian pilot Savchenko receives Jan Karski award
    Jun25

    Ukrainian pilot Savchenko receives Jan Karski award

    Nadiya Savchenko, the Ukrainian pilot who was recently released by Russia after spending two years behind bars, has been handed the Jan Karski award for “her tempered heart in the fight for human dignity and pride”. …read more Source: Polskie Radio dla...

    Ukrainian pilot Savchenko received Jan Karski award
    Jun25

    Ukrainian pilot Savchenko received Jan Karski award

    Nadiya Savchenko, the Ukrainian pilot who was recently released by Russia after spending two years behind bars, has been handed the Jan Karski award for “her tempered heart in the fight for human dignity and pride”. …read more Source: Polskie Radio dla...

    ‘Brexit’ threatens to undermine U.S.-Britain special relationship
    Jun24

    ‘Brexit’ threatens to undermine U.S.-Britain special relationship

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Britain’s decision to leave the European Union could send damaging shockwaves through the bedrock Anglo-American “special relationship,” raising questions about London’s willingness and ability to back U.S.-led efforts in global crises ranging from the Middle East to Ukraine. …read more Source:...

    Ukraine thanks Belarus for providing negotiation platform
    Jun24

    Ukraine thanks Belarus for providing negotiation platform

    “Ukrainians feel support in the world, particularly in Belarus. We are deeply grateful to Belarus for providing us with a negotiation platform. Belarus was the one to initiate the process of providing such a platform to the Normandy Four as well as platforms for monthly talks on fulfilling the Minsk agreements.” …read more Source:...

    Russia’s Putin says doesn’t expect Brexit to influence EU sanctions on Russia
    Jun24

    Russia’s Putin says doesn’t expect Brexit to influence EU sanctions on Russia

    TASHKENT (Reuters) – Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Friday he did not expect Britain’s vote to leave the European Union would influence the economic sanctions imposed on Russia by the EU. …read more Source:...

    Bulgaria Never Made Commitments to Participate in Black Sea Flotilla with Romania, Turkey
    Jun24

    Bulgaria Never Made Commitments to Participate in Black Sea Flotilla with Romania, Turkey

    Bulgaria had never made commitments to participate in the establishment of a trilateral flotilla in the Black Sea or any other regional initiatives with Turkey and Romania. This was stated by Bulgarian Foreign Minister Daniel Mitov and Defence Minister Nikolay Nenchev in a joint briefing on Friday. Mitov and Nenchev spoke to journalists after a...

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