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    Ukraine’s disappeared citizens underline rights’ groups dilemmas
    Sep02

    Ukraine’s disappeared citizens underline rights’ groups dilemmas

    Human rights groups accuse both the government and Russian-backed rebels in eastern Ukraine of secretly abducting and imprisoning civilians. David Stern in Kyiv looks at why some say this is only part of the story. …read more Source: Deutsche...

    [Ticker] Johnson: UK committed to EU foreign policy, Russia sanctions
    Sep02

    [Ticker] Johnson: UK committed to EU foreign policy, Russia sanctions

    New British foreign minister Boris Johnson told journalists in Bratislava on Friday he and British PM Theresa May remained “absolutely committed to participation in European foreign policy”. He added, ahead of his first foreign ministers’ ‘Gymnich’ meeting, that the EU should maintain pressure on Russia until it...

    Central and Eastern European dimension of Belarusian diplomacy – Belarus Foreign Policy Digest
    Sep02

    Central and Eastern European dimension of Belarusian diplomacy – Belarus Foreign Policy Digest

    Alena Kupchyna and Witold Waszczykowski – Photo Michał Jasiulewicz/MFA Poland In July and August, Belarusian diplomats kept busy reinforcing ties with the country’s partners in Central and Eastern Europe. These relationships may prove to be instrumental in bolstering Belarus’s foreign policy …read more Source: Belarus...

    Putin hits Trump, Clinton ‘shock tactics’
    Sep02

    Putin hits Trump, Clinton ‘shock tactics’

    Neither Donald Trump nor Hillary Clinton “are setting the best example” with their presidential campaigns, Russian President Vladimir Putin said in an interview with Bloomberg published Friday. “They’re both using shock tactics, just each in their own way,” Putin said, amid allegations that the Kremlin is favoring the Republican nominee as...

    14th International Fair of Traditional Crafts at Etar, Gabrovo
    Sep02

    14th International Fair of Traditional Crafts at Etar, Gabrovo

    In the period September 2 – 6 the Etar Ethnographic Open-Air Museum near the town of Gabrovo, Central North Bulgaria will host the 14th International Fair of Traditional Crafts. “The event is a museum product and has the task to educate and not just entertain the visitors, which makes it different from other initiatives of that kind,” says...

    [Ticker] Report: German and Greek ships flout EU sanctions on Crimea
    Sep02

    [Ticker] Report: German and Greek ships flout EU sanctions on Crimea

    EU states’ ships are flouting the bloc’s embargo on doing business with Ukraine’s Russia-annexed Crimea, according to a new report by the OCCRP, a club of investigative reporters in eastern Europe. “Over the past two years, 24 vessels bearing EU countries’ flags, 43 vessels registered in the EU and 22 vessels owned by EU...

    After increase in violence in Ukraine, truce starts and ends
    Sep02

    After increase in violence in Ukraine, truce starts and ends

    Ukrainian Anti-Terrorist Operation headquarters reported that a truce had been holding on September 1 but attacks have later resumed. …read more Source: Baltic News...

    Bulgaria MPs See Syria Crisis, Migrants as Top Threats to National Security
    Sep02

    Bulgaria MPs See Syria Crisis, Migrants as Top Threats to National Security

    Bulgaria’s Parliament on Thursday approved the yearly report on the state of national security for 2015, highlighting the conflict in Syria and the migrant crisis. The documents says terrorist and unconventional threats to Bulgaria have been rising throughout the year. Challenges to Bulgaria’s national security stem mainly from the...

    OSCE members lack common goals: Rinkēvičs
    Sep02

    OSCE members lack common goals: Rinkēvičs

    Latvian Foreign Minister Edgars Rinkēvičs on Thursday took part in an informal meeting of foreign ministers from the participating States of the Organisation for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE) in Potsdam. In his statement to the meeting, the Latvian Foreign Minister emphasized that the primary criterion for the effectiveness of the...

    Bulgaria MPs See Syria Crisis, Migrants as Threat to National Security
    Sep02

    Bulgaria MPs See Syria Crisis, Migrants as Threat to National Security

    Bulgaria’s Parliament on Thursday approved the yearly report on the state of national security for 2015, highlighting the conflict in Syria and the migrant crisis. The documents says terrorist and unconventional threats to Bulgaria have been rising throughout the year. Challenges to Bulgaria’s national security stem mainly from the...

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