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    EU envoys extend economic sanctions on Russia until end-January: sources
    Jun21

    EU envoys extend economic sanctions on Russia until end-January: sources

    BRUSSELS (Reuters) – The European Union’s Brussels envoys agreed on Tuesday to extend until the end of January the energy, financial and defense sanctions on Russia over the conflict in Ukraine, diplomatic sources said. …read more Source:...

    EU approves 6-month Russia sanctions rollover
    Jun21

    EU approves 6-month Russia sanctions rollover

    EU ambassadors agreed to roll over damaging economic sanctions against Russia for another six months in the absence of any progress on resolving the Ukraine conflict, European sources said Tuesday, cites AFP/LETA. …read more Source: The Baltic...

    [Ticker] France delays full adoption of Russia sanctions
    Jun21

    [Ticker] France delays full adoption of Russia sanctions

    France Tuesday said it wanted to confer with its parliament prior to formally extending Russia economic sanctions for another six months, but agreed to the move in principle. The other 27 EU states also agreed due to “Russia’s actions destabilising the situation in Ukraine”, an EU official said. The sanctions expire on 31 July....

    Why the left should vote “Leave”
    Jun21

    Why the left should vote “Leave”

    Labour MP Kate Hoey speaks at a “Grassroots Out” event—an organisation that supports Britain leaving the European Union. 6th February 2016 ©NurPhoto/SIPA USA/PA Images : Brexit is the left-wing choice It’s getting towards the end now and both sides are going for the knockout. The Remain camp’s best shots are still fear and more fear,...

    Russia Has Extended Embargo on Food Imports from Bulgaria by 1 Year
    Jun21

    Russia Has Extended Embargo on Food Imports from Bulgaria by 1 Year

    Russia has extended the embargo on imports of food products from Bulgaria by another year. This was announced by Bulgarian Agriculture Minister Desislava Taneva in Burgas on Monday, Darik radio quotes her as saying. The embargo was imposed due to the stance of Bulgaria in relation to the situation in Crimea and the Russian involvement there. The...

    Lithuania’s businesses in Palanga don’t expect tourist influx
    Jun21

    Lithuania’s businesses in Palanga don’t expect tourist influx

    Despite the opening of new air routes connecting Palanga with Minsk and Kiev, businesses in the Lithuanian seaside resort town do not expect an influx of tourists thus far, the Lietuvos Rytas daily reports on June 21st, cites LETA/BNS. …read more Source: The Baltic...

    France Calls on EU Leaders to Consider Potential Relaxation of Russia Sanctions
    Jun20

    France Calls on EU Leaders to Consider Potential Relaxation of Russia Sanctions

    French Foreign Minister Jean-Marc Ayrault on Monday called on EU leaders to discuss possible offers for relaxation of the economic sanctions imposed by the Union on Russia over the Ukraine crisis if there was significant progress in the implementation of the Minsk peace accords. The summit should send “some signs of encouragement to everyone”,...

    Cracks emerge in the European consensus on Russia
    Jun20

    Cracks emerge in the European consensus on Russia

    BERLIN (Reuters) – As the European Union squabbled over refugees, Greek bailouts and austerity in past years, it showed striking unity in another area: its resolve to punish Russia for the annexation of Crimea and support of separatists in eastern Ukraine. …read more Source:...

    EU to extend Russia sanctions, divided over next steps
    Jun20

    EU to extend Russia sanctions, divided over next steps

    LUXEMBOURG (Reuters) – The European Union was divided on Monday over how to end a stand-off with Moscow over the crisis in Ukraine, as Britain called for governments to maintain their tough stance and Slovakia said the current sanctions policy was untenable. …read more Source:...

    UNHCR in Belarus to examine Belarusian attitudes towards refugees
    Jun20

    UNHCR in Belarus to examine Belarusian attitudes towards refugees

    Belarusians treat well those who come to their country and who need help. I have traveled to the regions and seen how Belarusians help and support forced migrants from Ukraine, nationals of other states, for example from Syria, Jean-Yves Bouchardy noted. …read more Source:...

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