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    Belarus maintains its share in import of top trading partners
    Jun15

    Belarus maintains its share in import of top trading partners

    “It is worth mentioning that the share of the Belarusian export in the import of our major trading partners mainly remains at the level of the previous years. The country’s share in the import of Russia, Ukraine, Poland and the Netherlands has even increased,” noted Vladimir Makei. …read more Source:...

    Russia and Ukraine arrange a second prisoner swap
    Jun15

    Russia and Ukraine arrange a second prisoner swap

    Russia and Ukraine have swapped prisoners for the second time in less than a month. Kyiv has released and handed over to the Russian authorities two… …read more Source:...

    Russia and Ukraine free prisoners in latest swap
    Jun15

    Russia and Ukraine free prisoners in latest swap

    Two Ukrainians jailed in Russia have been released and sent home, in a prisoner swap between the two countries. Two alleged pro-Russian soldiers fighting in Ukraine were reported to have gone in the opposite direction. …read more Source: Deutsche...

    Russians on probation
    Jun14

    Russians on probation

    The behavior of some Russian football fans — using that last word in the loosest sense — makes one pine for the days of the Cold War, when these thugs would not have been able to travel abroad. Say what you will about the Iron Curtain: at least it kept the lumpen Russian at home. He is now uncaged and in our midst. Much condemnation has been...

    Turkey to miss visa-free travel deadline
    Jun14

    Turkey to miss visa-free travel deadline

    Turkey will miss an end of June deadline to meet the EU’s conditions for securing visa-free travel to the bloc for its citizens, the European Commission is to confirm Wednesday. Visa liberalization was a key part of an EU-Turkey deal struck in March in which Ankara was asked to stem the flow of refugees into Europe in exchange for cash and...

    75 years since the June Deportations
    Jun14

    75 years since the June Deportations

    In June 1941, the Soviet authorities deported 95,000 people from the Baltic States, Poland, Bukovina, and Bessarabia (present-day Moldova and Southwest Ukraine) to force the collectivization of farms and destroy the local rural economies. …read more Source:...

    Gas internationalization in all directions
    Jun14

    Gas internationalization in all directions

    Bulgaria hasn’t got its own gas deposits developed and its annual consumption of some 4 bln. m3 of blue fuel is almost 100% provided by Russia via Ukraine. The Bulgarian authorities do not like this, as they say such a situation makes the state much too dependent on only one foreign country in terms of energy. Besides that, Bulgaria has had...

    Nord Stream 2 project moving along with German support: report
    Jun14

    Nord Stream 2 project moving along with German support: report

    The German government is supporting the development of the Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline despite opposition from Poland, Ukraine and the Baltic states, German daily Sueddeutsche Zeitung has reported. …read more Source: Polskie Radio dla...

    [Ticker] Threatening voters doesn’t work, says Dutch finance minister
    Jun14

    [Ticker] Threatening voters doesn’t work, says Dutch finance minister

    Threatening voters with dire consequences if they reject the EU is a bad campaign tactic, Dutch finance minister Jeroen Dijsselbloem has said. “I don’t think that is a good approach,” he told MEPs in the economic and financial affairs committee in response to a question about the EU referendum in the UK. He referred to the Dutch...

    NATO Defence Ministers to Meet in Preparation for Warsaw Summit
    Jun14

    NATO Defence Ministers to Meet in Preparation for Warsaw Summit

    The defence ministers of the NATO member countries are scheduled to meet in Brussels on Tuesday and Wednesday in preparation for the forthcoming NATO summit in Warsaw in July. This will be their last meeting in this format before the high-level meeting next month which will bring together the heads of state or government of the NATO member...

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