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    Small carrot, medium stick
    Jun23

    Small carrot, medium stick

    AT last week’s St Petersburg International Economic Forum, Vladimir Putin’s flagship economic conference, a pair of guests raised Russia’s increasingly fervent hopes for a rapprochement with the European Union. Matteo Renzi, Italy’s prime minister, regaled the crowd with references to shared cultural history. The European...

    Gazprom Plans to Further Increase Gas Exports to Non-CIS Countries
    Jun23

    Gazprom Plans to Further Increase Gas Exports to Non-CIS Countries

    Gazprom plans to export at least 165 billion cubic meters of gas to non-CIS countries in 2016, the deputy chairman of the management board, Alexander Medvedev, has said. The Russian gas giant’s exports to non-CIS countrues had increased by 8% year-on-year in 2015, reaching 159.4 billion cubic meters, Medvedev said at an international...

    Mogherini shakes up staff, mission
    Jun23

    Mogherini shakes up staff, mission

    Following a couple of unexpected and high-profile departures from the EU’s fledgling diplomatic service, its ambitious chief, Federica Mogherini, has moved fast to put her stamp on the institution and articulate a clearer vision for it and Europe’s foreign policy. But the upheavals at the European External Action Service, a kind of EU...

    Man could lose use of finger after being transferred between four hospitals before undergoing surgery
    Jun23

    Man could lose use of finger after being transferred between four hospitals before undergoing surgery

    A Ukrainian man in his 40s is at risk of losing mobility in one of his fingers after being transferred between four hospitals in four days before finally being operated on. The work accident that ruptured one of his fingers’ tendons happened in Parchal, Lagoa on June 13. He was transferred between three hospitals in Portimão, Setúbal and...

    Shocking video shows Ukrainian soldiers burying Russian alive (warning: disturbing images)
    Jun23

    Shocking video shows Ukrainian soldiers burying Russian alive (warning: disturbing images)

    A horrific video allegedly showing soldiers burying a man alive has been posted online. It shows four men wearing camouflage uniforms and balaclavas throwing the man into an open grave. The man is clearly alive and his feet can be seen moving once he is lying in the ground. A voice can reportedly be heard in the background saying in Ukrainian:...

    Russia seen putting new nuclear-capable missiles along NATO border by 2019
    Jun23

    Russia seen putting new nuclear-capable missiles along NATO border by 2019

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – Russia is likely to deploy advanced nuclear-capable missiles in its European exclave of Kaliningrad by 2019, casting the move as a reply to a U.S.-backed missile shield, and may one day put them in Crimea too, sources close to its military predict. …read more Source:...

    Kremlin’s chief propagandist accuses Western media of bias
    Jun23

    Kremlin’s chief propagandist accuses Western media of bias

    Dmitry Kiselyov, one of Russia’s most controversial journalists, hits back at Western media after being sanctioned for his coverage of Ukraine. …read more Source:...

    The day after Britain votes
    Jun22

    The day after Britain votes

    When David Cameron honored his pledge to hold a referendum on Europe following an unexpectedly resounding election triumph last year, the choice put before British voters was roughly this: Keep the status quo ante or leap into an unknown. At some point in the last few months, status quo came off the ballot. Whether the U.K. stays or not after...

    Savchenko: ‘Ukraine is paying for Europe’s freedom’
    Jun22

    Savchenko: ‘Ukraine is paying for Europe’s freedom’

    Sanctions against Russia should be directed toward individuals, says Ukrainian fighter pilot and parliamentarian Nadiya Savchenko in a DW Interview during a visit to the Council of Europe in Strasbourg. …read more Source: Deutsche...

    Litvin: Belarus demonstrates predictability, stability to its partners
    Jun22

    Litvin: Belarus demonstrates predictability, stability to its partners

    Predictable, stable and constructive Belarus can serve as moderator for such a dialogue, mutual understanding, reconciliation and compromise in the post-Soviet space, which the country is, by the way, successfully doing by hosting the negotiations on Ukraine, Vladimir Litvin said. …read more Source:...

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