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    Rutte not hopeful about changing Ukraine treaty
    Jul06

    Rutte not hopeful about changing Ukraine treaty

    Prime minister Mark Rutte isn’t hopeful about negotiating a Dutch exemption to an EU trade treaty with Ukraine, NOS reported… …read more Source:...

    Business unions don’t agree with Tiit Vähi that sanctions against Russia should be repealed
    Jul06

    Business unions don’t agree with Tiit Vähi that sanctions against Russia should be repealed

    Estonian businesses don’t share former prime minister Tiit Vähi’s view that sanctions against Russia should be repealed as soon as possible. “The EU can’t accept that Russia just marched into Ukraine,” industrialist Meelis Einstein said. …read more Source:...

    #IAmNotAfraidToSayIt: Ukrainian Social Media Users Break the Silence on Sexual Violence
    Jul06

    #IAmNotAfraidToSayIt: Ukrainian Social Media Users Break the Silence on Sexual Violence

    Image from The Noun Project. Edited by Tetyana Lokot. A new hashtag is trending in the Ukrainian segment of Facebook: ‪#‎ЯНеБоюсьСказати‬ (#IAmNotAfraidToSayIt). On the hashtag, Internet users have been sharing their stories and experiences of sexual harassment, sexual violence, and domestic violence. The hashtag—and the ensuing flashmob—was...

    Sporovsky Reserve to host Scything Boggy Meadows Championships in August
    Jul05

    Sporovsky Reserve to host Scything Boggy Meadows Championships in August

    The highlight of the festival will be the 11th European Scything Boggy Meadows Championships. Around 30 teams from Belarus, Russia, Ukraine, Poland, and Germany are expected to take part in the event. …read more Source:...

    108 Portuguese military embarks on NATO mission in Lithuania
    Jul05

    108 Portuguese military embarks on NATO mission in Lithuania

    With troop activity increasing along Russia’s western frontier and instability along the border with Ukraine, allied forces are beefing up lines of defence, explain reports in the Portuguese press. To this end, the country’s military has sent 108 young men and women to take part in NATO operations in Lithuania. The soldiers who left...

    Estonian businessmen disagree with ex-PM about sanctions on Russia
    Jul05

    Estonian businessmen disagree with ex-PM about sanctions on Russia

    Unlike Tiit Vahi, head of the Sillamae port and former prime minister, Estonian businessmen do not support lifting of economic sanctions and withdrawal of NATO troops from Estonia for the sake of improved business relations with Russia, the daily Postimees information cites LETA. …read more Source: The Baltic...

    Toom on Russia’s annexation of Crimea: Policy of non-recognition an option
    Jul05

    Toom on Russia’s annexation of Crimea: Policy of non-recognition an option

    MEP Yana Toom (Center/ALDE) said to ERR’s Vikerraadio on Tuesday that in the case of the Crimean peninsula, a policy of non-recognition could be an option. She also thinks that the economic sanctions against Russia will be gone come summer 2017. …read more Source:...

    Belarusian military in Ukraine on inspection tour
    Jul05

    Belarusian military in Ukraine on inspection tour

    The inspection tour will take place in line with the agreement between the Government of Belarus and the Ukrainian Cabinet of Ministers on additional confidence- and security-building measures. The inspection group of Belarus will also visit one of the military units of the Ukrainian Armed Forces. …read more Source:...

    Theresa May demands vote on renewing Trident within WEEKS claiming ‘we have waited long enough’

    She claimed “we have waited long enough” to get new nuclear weapons amid the rise of North Korea and Russia’s “illegal annexation of Crimea” …read more Source:...

    Günther Oettinger urges action against Spain and Portugal over deficits
    Jul04

    Günther Oettinger urges action against Spain and Portugal over deficits

    The European Commission must sanction Spain and Portugal for breaching deficit rules “if [it] wants to keep its credibility,” Günther Oettinger, the bloc’s digital economy commissioner, told the Bild newspaper. “Both countries have not respected their self-imposed budget obligations in 2015. I think that if the Commission wants to keep its...

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