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    Flight MH17, two years on: ‘As far as I’m concerned, Putin killed my son’
    Jul13

    Flight MH17, two years on: ‘As far as I’m concerned, Putin killed my son’

    In 2014, young Richard Mayne was one of 298 people killed over rebel-held eastern Ukraine when a missile blew their plane out of the sky. On the eve of the second anniversary, his family have no doubt where the blame really liesOn 17 July 2014, Richard Mayne was upstairs in his bedroom, stuffing clothes into a suitcase. It was 1am. A few hours...

    Time to bury Economic Man: why we make political decisions based on emotions over facts
    Jul13

    Time to bury Economic Man: why we make political decisions based on emotions over facts

    The importance of emotions over “facts” is something that the Leave campaign seemed instinctively to understand. In a recent BBC documentary a woman stood crying in front of a selection of potatoes at the supermarket. There was a dizzying array of potatoes on offer – but she just couldn’t choose between them. The presenter, David Eagleman,...

    Bulgaria’s Govt Approves Draft MoU on Eastring Pipeline
    Jul13

    Bulgaria’s Govt Approves Draft MoU on Eastring Pipeline

    The cabinet of Bulgaria has adopted a draft MoU with Slovakia on the Eastring pipeline project, its press office says. At its regular Wednesday meeting, it has moved to throw political support behind the project whose idea is to link the existing natural gas infrastructure of Bulgaria and Slovakia via Romania and Hungary.The transport corridor,...

    The idealistic pull of the ‘Anglosphere’
    Jul13

    The idealistic pull of the ‘Anglosphere’

    LONDON — As I wandered around the anti-Brexit protests in London last weekend, I saw nothing on the many placards in the air that could counter the simple message of their opponents. The Leave camp’s “Take Back Control” and proliferation of national flags have a powerful emotional pull, one that pro-Europeans have struggled to deliver....

    DefMin: Bulgaria Maintains Well-Coordinated, Peaceful Foreign Policy
    Jul12

    DefMin: Bulgaria Maintains Well-Coordinated, Peaceful Foreign Policy

    According to Defence Minister Nikolay Nenchev, Bulgaria maintains well-coordinated and peaceful foreign policy. In an interview for private bTV station on Tuesday, Nenchev was firm that Bulgaria does not have two foreign policies. In his opinion, the country has a single foreign policy, there have never been discrepancies and each stance and...

    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...

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