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    The eastern weakness for a ‘political savior’
    Jun28

    The eastern weakness for a ‘political savior’

    KIEV, Ukraine — When Nadiya Savchenko, Putin’s most famous political prisoner, stepped foot on Ukrainian soil for the first time in two years, she was overwhelmed by the media frenzy. “Back off!” she snapped at the horde of reporters circling her like prey, just minutes after she landed at Kiev airport. The country is hungry for its next...

    EU global strategy: ‘We must be ready to go beyond NATO’
    Jun28

    EU global strategy: ‘We must be ready to go beyond NATO’

    Europe must be able to develop its own military autonomy by going beyond NATO, says a new foreign policy and security proposal to be presented Tuesday to European leaders. “When it comes to collective defense, NATO remains the primary framework for most member states” but “as Europeans we must take greater responsibility for our security,” states...

    Russian agents accused of ‘harassing’ US officials
    Jun28

    Russian agents accused of ‘harassing’ US officials

    Credits SERGEI KARPUKHIN/AFP/Getty Alt Text President Vladimir Putin Diplomats claim their homes have been broken into and that they and relatives have been followed One-Minute Read Tuesday, June 28, 2016 – 10:45am …read more Source: The...

    Why the new nationalists are taking over
    Jun28

    Why the new nationalists are taking over

    It’s time to acknowledge that Donald Trump and Boris Johnson have far more in common than funny hair, and that the movement once known as conservatism—to which both men retain only the barest connection—is taking on a new form, that of an unabashed, xenophobic nationalism. Trump and Johnson have tapped into a profound trend in world...

    Black Sea Flotilla Fiasco Worsens Region’s Tensions
    Jun28

    Black Sea Flotilla Fiasco Worsens Region’s Tensions

    Bulgaria’s refusal to join Romania, Turkey and Ukraine in a Black Sea naval patrol has created new tensions in the region and has raised sensitive questions about their security priorities. …read more Source: Balkan...

    Poland mourns Brexit
    Jun28

    Poland mourns Brexit

    WARSAW — When Poland’s new government laid out its foreign policy priorities, there wasn’t much question who was the country’s leading EU partner. “In the first place, the United Kingdom,” Witold Waszczykowski, the foreign minister, said in a January speech to the Polish parliament, saying that the two countries had a “common...

    Angela Merkel takes center stage on Brexit
    Jun27

    Angela Merkel takes center stage on Brexit

    As Britain’s political chaos veered into a fourth uncertain day, and the pound and markets continued their tumble, a familiar figure in Europe stepped into the foreground on Monday to attempt to provide some clarity on the days and months to come after last week’s shocking Brexit referendum. Once again, as during the Greek debt crisis...

    Kizima: Belarus-EU cooperation is becoming more pragmatic
    Jun27

    Kizima: Belarus-EU cooperation is becoming more pragmatic

    The political scientist noted that in general, the relations between Belarus and the European Union are developing in positive ways. He said that against the backdrop of the complex situation in the region and the general challenges arising from the crisis in Ukraine, the number of platforms for cooperation is growing. …read more Source:...

    Belarusians recommended against visiting Ukraine’s Izmail
    Jun27

    Belarusians recommended against visiting Ukraine’s Izmail

    Travel companies are strongly advised to inform the citizens of Belarus going to Odessa Oblast about the outbreak of intestinal infections in the region, the existing risk of getting infected and the need to observe all the hygienic rules. …read more Source:...

    Foreigners spent PLN 8.72 bln on shopping in Poland in Q1 – GUS
    Jun27

    Foreigners spent PLN 8.72 bln on shopping in Poland in Q1 – GUS

    In Q1 2016, foreigners spent PLN 8.72 billion on goods and services in Poland, that means a 3.8 percent y/y increase, the Central Statistical Office (GUS) reports. Meanwhile, Poles spent only PLN 3.82 billion abroad (4.7 percent y/y increase). According to the statement, Germans spent the most money (47.6 percent of the total amount). Second...

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