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    U.S.’s Kerry to discuss separatist conflict, reforms, with Ukraine
    Jul07

    U.S.’s Kerry to discuss separatist conflict, reforms, with Ukraine

    KIEV (Reuters) – U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry was due to visit Kiev on Thursday to discuss Ukraine’s reforms and a fragile ceasefire in eastern Ukraine where Russian-backed separatists are fighting government forces. …read more Source:...

    Merkel backs NATO build-up in eastern Europe
    Jul07

    Merkel backs NATO build-up in eastern Europe

    German Chancellor Angela Merkel has accused Russia of “unsettling” NATO-allies with its actions in Ukraine. In her speech before the parliament, the chancellor called for both “deterrence and dialogue” with Moscow. …read more Source: Deutsche...

    Merkel blames Russia for breakdown of trust with NATO
    Jul07

    Merkel blames Russia for breakdown of trust with NATO

    Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Thursday that Russia’s actions in Ukraine had eroded mutual trust with the West, speaking on the eve of a major NATO summit in Poland. …read more Source: The Local...

    Russia reminds wayward ally Belarus of its economic muscle
    Jul07

    Russia reminds wayward ally Belarus of its economic muscle

    MOSCOW/MINSK (Reuters) – When Russia annexed Ukraine’s Crimea region, Belarussian President Alexander Lukashenko began trying to loosen his close ties with Moscow, fearing his country would be the next target. …read more Source:...

    Special Report: Crimea Tatars endure second tragedy under Russian rule
    Jul07

    Special Report: Crimea Tatars endure second tragedy under Russian rule

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    The trouble with referendums
    Jul06

    The trouble with referendums

    After Britain’s decision to leave the European Union via popular referendum last month, political turmoil ensued. But don’t let the near-collapse of the British government make you think governments will be dissuaded from using this form of supposedly direct democracy in future: Referendums are more popular than ever. In fact,...

    ‘We believe in Europe’
    Jul06

    ‘We believe in Europe’

    These aren’t the easiest days for a united Europe. Both Eastern and Western Europe are suffering from Brexit fever. The destiny of those who want to be out has been decided — just like the destiny of those who want be in. But it is not a time for despair. It is a time for unity, responsibility and vision. A time to understand how we got to...

    Anton Kisse: Bulgarians in Ukraine seek to preserve their cultural identity, language and traditions
    Jul06

    Anton Kisse: Bulgarians in Ukraine seek to preserve their cultural identity, language and traditions

    A well respected Bulgarian newspaper recently carried information, published by the online Golos.ua to the effect that Bulgarians in Ukraine had demanded that President Poroshenko grant them territorial autonomy in Odessa and Kherson regions. The information was also circulated in press reviews by the TV morning shows and various websites. To...

    How Russia Will Use Brexit to Fight Sanctions
    Jul06

    How Russia Will Use Brexit to Fight Sanctions

    By Editor, The Manila Times, PhilippinesJul 6 2016 (Manila Times)FORECAST EU sanctions against Russia are all but guaranteed to remain in place through 2016, but Moscow will work in the second half of the year to get them eased in 2017.Russia will capitalize on divisions in the European Union, which will only widen in the wake of Brexit, to...

    Bulgarians in Ukraine Demand Cultural Autonomy, Own Administrative Center
    Jul06

    Bulgarians in Ukraine Demand Cultural Autonomy, Own Administrative Center

    Ethnic Bulgarians in Ukraine are asking for cultural autonomy, with the city of Bolgrad remaining an administrative center for the community in the adjacent towns and villages, a Ukrainian lawmaker of Bulgarian descent has said. “It is not about territorial autonomy and the breakaway of regions… This is not on the agenda,” Anton...

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