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    Surge in eastern fighting kills seven Ukrainian soldiers: official
    May24

    Surge in eastern fighting kills seven Ukrainian soldiers: official

    KIEV (Reuters) – Ukraine said on Tuesday seven of its servicemen had been killed in the past 24 hours as a result of increased attacks by pro-Russian rebels, the highest reported daily casualty figure since August. …read more Source:...

    Russia, France, Germany, Ukraine discuss holding elections to regain Minsk momentum
    May24

    Russia, France, Germany, Ukraine discuss holding elections to regain Minsk momentum

    The leaders of Russia, Ukraine, Germany and France discussed preparations for local elections in eastern Ukraine, a key step in the Minsk peace agreement, in a call Monday, the German government said. Russian President Vladimir Putin, German Chancellor Angela Merkel, French President François Hollande and Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko were...

    Tsvetana Pironkova Remains Sole Bulgarian Representative at Roland Garros
    May24

    Tsvetana Pironkova Remains Sole Bulgarian Representative at Roland Garros

    The highest ranking Bulgarian female tennis player Tsvetana Pironkova remained the country’s sole representative at this year’s edition of Roland Garros. In a match from the first round played on Monday, Pironkova defeated Italian Sara Errani with 6:3, 6:2. In the second round, the Bulgarian will face for the first time in her career...

    Russia, Ukraine commit to Minsk accords in call with France, Germany
    May24

    Russia, Ukraine commit to Minsk accords in call with France, Germany

    BERLIN (Reuters) – The leaders of Russia and Ukraine discussed with German Chancellor Angela Merkel and the French President preparations to hold elections in an eastern Ukrainian area hit by a pro-Russian insurrection, according to the german government. …read more Source:...

    France ignores EU sanctions list, grants visa to banned Russian minister
    May24

    France ignores EU sanctions list, grants visa to banned Russian minister

    France has defied an EU travel ban and granted a visa to Russian Agriculture Minister Alexander Tkachev, despite the fact he is blacklisted from entering the bloc due to his support of Moscow’s annexation of Crimea. The Russian ministry confirmed Tkachev had been granted a French visa to head the Russian delegation at the World Organization...

    Baltic, Polish parliaments are not optimistic about curbing corruption in Ukraine
    May24

    Baltic, Polish parliaments are not optimistic about curbing corruption in Ukraine

    Corruption is a huge problem in Ukraine and there are no hopes that it will be curbed in a short time, said heads of the European affairs committees of the Latvian, Lithuanian, Estonian and Polish parliaments during their meeting in Riga on May 23rd, cites LETA. …read more Source: The Baltic...

    Leaders of 4 countries discuss settling Ukraine conflict
    May24

    Leaders of 4 countries discuss settling Ukraine conflict

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    Baltic defense ministers discuss preparations for upcoming NATO summit
    May23

    Baltic defense ministers discuss preparations for upcoming NATO summit

    Meeting on the Estonian island of Saaremaa on Monday, the Baltic States’ three respective Ministers of Defence discussed preparations for the upcoming Warsaw NATO Summit on July 8-9, the security situation in the Baltic Sea region, supporting Georgia and Ukraine, and defense cooperation between Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania. …read...

    Foreign minister explains nature of Putin’s visit to Ukrainian counterpart
    May23

    Foreign minister explains nature of Putin’s visit to Ukrainian counterpart

    Foreign Minister Karl Erjavec explained on Monday the nature of Russian President Vladimir Putin’s visit to Slovenia in July to his Ukrainian counterpart Pavlo Klimkin. He underlined that it would be a commemorative visit to mark the 100th anniversary of the Russian Chapel. …read more Source:...

    EU and Belarus: All politics to be gradual
    May23

    EU and Belarus: All politics to be gradual

    A. Lukashenka in Italy in May 2015. Photo: president.gov.by After the 2015 October presidential elections Belarus gears up for a parliamentary one on September 11 with little expectations of democratic improvement. Albeit authoritarian, Belarus is both a functional state and society. The EU is learning to live with this reality due to tensions in...

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