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    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:...

    NATO’s Stoltenberg: EU sanctions on Russia should remain
    Jun20

    NATO’s Stoltenberg: EU sanctions on Russia should remain

    TRONDHEIM, Norway (Reuters) – The European Union should keep in place the sanctions imposed on Russia over the Ukraine crisis, NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg told Reuters on Monday, a day after the German foreign minister said they should gradually be phased out. …read more Source:...

    Summer festivals in Bulgaria’s Veliko Tarnovo
    Jun20

    Summer festivals in Bulgaria’s Veliko Tarnovo

    During the hot summer days guests and citizens of the Bulgarian city of Veliko Tarnovo could pay visits to various cultural events and see reenactments of glorious historical moments. In a period of 2 months the Stage of Centuries Festival in the ancient stronghold of Tsarevets will make guests acquainted with the period of the Second Bulgarian...

    Merkel insists Russia sanctions tied to Minsk accord
    Jun20

    Merkel insists Russia sanctions tied to Minsk accord

    BERLIN (Reuters) – German Chancellor Angela Merkel stands by her view that European sanctions against Russia can only be unwound once Moscow fully implements the Minsk peace deal for eastern Ukraine, her spokesman said on Monday. …read more Source:...

    Number of Forcibly Displaced People Hit Record 65.3 Million in 2015
    Jun20

    Number of Forcibly Displaced People Hit Record 65.3 Million in 2015

    According to the latest Global Trends report of the UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) released on Monday, 65.3 million people around the world were forcibly displaced at the end of last year, meaning that one in every 113 was either asylum-seeker, internally displaced or refugee. This is the largest number of forcibly displaced people...

    Austria: ‘EU should gradually lift Russian sanctions’
    Jun20

    Austria: ‘EU should gradually lift Russian sanctions’

    Austria’s foreign minister has called for the EU to come to an agreement with Russia over the possible lifting of sanctions placed on the country following the war with Ukraine. …read more Source: The Local...

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