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    Merkel sees no reason to roll back Russia sanctions: spokeswoman
    Jun01

    Merkel sees no reason to roll back Russia sanctions: spokeswoman

    BERLIN (Reuters) – German Chancellor Angela Merkel sees no reason at all now to roll back sanctions against Russia in the Ukraine crisis, a government spokeswoman said on Wednesday. …read more Source:...

    Latvian formin expresses support for IAEA’s stance on nuclear facilities in Crimea  – The Baltic Times
    Jun01

    Latvian formin expresses support for IAEA’s stance on nuclear facilities in Crimea – The Baltic Times

    Latvian Foreign Minister Edgars Rinkevics met with Yukiya Amano, Director General of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), in Riga on M…… …read more Source: The Baltic...

    Man faces charges for participating in Ukraine conflict
    Jun01

    Man faces charges for participating in Ukraine conflict

    Artjoms Skripniks, a man from the eastern Latvian city of Daugavpils, faces criminal charges for participation in the armed conflict in Eastern Ukraine, reported LETA Wednesday. …read more Source:...

    National idea, strong state to be in the spotlight of Belarusian People’s Congress
    Jun01

    National idea, strong state to be in the spotlight of Belarusian People’s Congress

    “In many respects a turning point came after the Ukrainian events because people made sure of the importance of coherent policies and statehood as such,” head of the analytical center ECOOM Sergei Musiyenko noted. …read more Source:...

    Lifting sanctions on Russia now would weaken EU authority – Szymański
    Jun01

    Lifting sanctions on Russia now would weaken EU authority – Szymański

    Poland’s Deputy Foreign Minister Konrad Szymański told Reuters that the European Union must not ease sanctions on Russia until the so-called Minsk peace agreement is fully implemented, as this would weaken the bloc’s position in its relations with Moscow. Szymański’s comments come amid suggestions that the EU may begin to ease...

    Bad omen for Russia’s legal attack on EU sanctions
    Jun01

    Bad omen for Russia’s legal attack on EU sanctions

    Russia’s attempt to halt economic sanctions via UK or EU courts is unlikely to bear fruit, according to a legal opinion issued on Tuesday. …read more Source:...

    Junker not to announce easing of sanctions on visit to Russia
    Jun01

    Junker not to announce easing of sanctions on visit to Russia

    Jean-Claude Juncker, the head of the European Commission, stated on May 31 that he would not announce the lifting of EU sanctions on Russia during his visit to Saint Petersburg in mid-June. …read more Source: Baltic News...

    Follow the leader on Twitter
    Jun01

    Follow the leader on Twitter

    David Cameron, Matteo Renzi and François Hollande are the EU leaders with the most Twitter followers, but a new study of digital Goliaths out Wednesday cautions that “a massive following does not always translate into influence.” The 2016 “Twiplomacy” report by PR firm Burson-Marsteller analyzed 795 Twitter accounts of heads of state and...

    Cossack comeback: fur flies as ‘fake’ groups spark identity crisis
    Jun01

    Cossack comeback: fur flies as ‘fake’ groups spark identity crisis

    Russians divided over who real members are, and whether romanticised past legitimises current paramilitary activity. The Moscow Times reportsIn Moscow, you don’t have be to rich to be a Cossack. A fake-fur version of their traditional red papakha hat will set you back about $10 (£6.80). The full regalia, including the horsemen’s...

    Romania’s president: Russia cannot intimidate us
    May31

    Romania’s president: Russia cannot intimidate us

    Romania’s president on Tuesday dismissed threats by Vladimir Putin that Romania could be targeted by Russian rockets because it hosts elements of a U.S. missile defense shield. Moscow “cannot intimidate us,” Klaus Iohannis said during a security conference at the presidential palace in Bucharest. Putin last week warned Romania and Poland...

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