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    Montenegro set to become 29th member of NATO
    May19

    Montenegro set to become 29th member of NATO

    Montenegrin is rarely among the languages needed at NATO press conferences, but it was on Thursday after Prime Minister Milo Đukanović signed a protocol on the country’s accession to the alliance. Full membership is set to follow and Đukanović said he’s optimistic it will happen soon. “I believe this will be possible within a year,”...

    Referendumania
    May19

    Referendumania

    JAN HERFKENS, a 25-year-old law student in Amsterdam, did not want to vote in the Netherlands’ recent referendum on the European Union’s trade deal with Ukraine. “We already have one big referendum,” he says, meaning the general election; he would rather elect representatives to handle policy issues than vote on them himself. The...

    For Russia, Brexit would be an opportunity not a tragedy
    May19

    For Russia, Brexit would be an opportunity not a tragedy

    While there is little sign that Moscow is trying to influence vote, the foreign policy opportunities will not have gone unnoticedWhen it comes to international views on next month’s Brexit referendum, there has been a loud chorus of foreign leaders, including the US president, Barack Obama, calling on Britain to remain in the EU. But there...

    Russian convicted for tyre blaze stunt
    May19

    Russian convicted for tyre blaze stunt

    A Moscow court convicts a Russian performance artist for burning tyres in support of Ukrainian democracy activists. …read more Source:...

    Russian Black Sea Pipeline Options ‘Shouldn’t Be Forgotten’ – BulgarianDeputy PM
    May19

    Russian Black Sea Pipeline Options ‘Shouldn’t Be Forgotten’ – BulgarianDeputy PM

    Bulgarian Deputy Prime Minister has said alternative options to have a Russian gas pipeline build under the Black Sea should be taken into account.”I am not referring to a continuation of halted South Stream,” Donchev has made clear. South Stream is an abandoned pipeline project that was to carry gas to Central Europe under the Black...

    Estonian government backs scrapping one-carrier restriction on Ukraine flights
    May19

    Estonian government backs scrapping one-carrier restriction on Ukraine flights

    On Thursday, the Estonian Government approved an order eliminating a one-carrier restriction from the country’s 1993 air traffic agreement with Ukraine. As a result of this amendment, opportunities for regular flights between Estonia and Ukraine will expand, said the Government Communication Unit of the Government Office of Estonia....

    Crimes and punishment
    May19

    Crimes and punishment

    Palace of Justice, Nuremberg, 20th November 1945 : Barack Obama has failed Africa I always wanted to know exactly how my father had managed to escape from Nazi-occupied Poland and survive the Holocaust that killed almost his entire family. Like so many other refugees trying to build a new life in a foreign land, he didn’t want to talk about...

    Belarus president deems Georgia’s, Ukraine’s return to CIS possible
    May19

    Belarus president deems Georgia’s, Ukraine’s return to CIS possible

    “We should get them back. There are too many people over there, who are ready to cooperate with us,” added the President. According to the Belarusian head of state, forcing them to do it is not a good idea but calling them to return is. …read more Source:...

    CIS urged to step up efforts to settle Trans-Dniester, Nagorno Karabakh conflicts
    May19

    CIS urged to step up efforts to settle Trans-Dniester, Nagorno Karabakh conflicts

    This year Belarus hosts the anniversary session of the council. According to Alexander Lukashenko, it gives an opportunity to openly discuss topical issues in the CIS, namely the situation in Trans-Dniester, Nagorno Karabakh, and Ukraine. …read more Source:...

    Venice calls on Italy to abandon EU sanctions on Russian nationals
    May19

    Venice calls on Italy to abandon EU sanctions on Russian nationals

    The Veneto Regional Council in Italy has passed a resolution urging Rome to abandon the foreign policy course of the EU as to the refusal to recognise Russian-occupied Crimea as part of the Russian Federation. …read more Source: Baltic News...

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