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    Bulgaria, Slovakia Agree to Work for Building Eastring Gas Pipeline
    Jun09

    Bulgaria, Slovakia Agree to Work for Building Eastring Gas Pipeline

    Bulgaria and Slovakia have signed an agreement for future providing gas supplies to the Balkan country via the proposed Eastring pipeline. Under the memorandum of understanding signed by the respective gas pipeline operators of the two countries, Bulgartransgaz and Eustream, in Sofia on Thursday, the two companies will work jointly to provde EU...

    Freed Ukrainian pilot calls for talks with separatist rebels
    Jun09

    Freed Ukrainian pilot calls for talks with separatist rebels

    Nadiya Savchenko offers to negotiate with insurgency leaders as fighting continues with little prospect of diplomatic solutionNadiya Savchenko, the Ukrainian helicopter pilot who spent more than a year in a Russian jail, has issued a surprise call for direct dialogue with the self-proclaimed Donetsk and Luhansk “people’s...

    MPs of all parties line up against threat of EU sanctions
    Jun09

    MPs of all parties line up against threat of EU sanctions

    In what could be considered a ‘once in a blue-moon’ event, Portugal’s ruling Socialists and centre-right Opposition parties have joined forces against Brussels, in their condemnation of any decision to impose economic sanctions on Portugal’s failure to meet deficit targets. The terminology used did not bring on Socialist allies...

    Threats to Belarus, Ukrainian border, cooperation with Kazakhstan – Belarus Security Digest
    Jun09

    Threats to Belarus, Ukrainian border, cooperation with Kazakhstan – Belarus Security Digest

    Minsk wants to maintain its own position in the latest confrontation between NATO and Russia in the region. Various Belarusian officials state that they see no immediate threat to Belarus from NATO, but rather from a possible internal conflict like those that occurred in Ukraine and Arab countries. The Belarusian government is more preoccupied...

    Bulgaria Cuts Non-EU Trade Gap by 58% Y/Y in Jan-Apr 2016
    Jun09

    Bulgaria Cuts Non-EU Trade Gap by 58% Y/Y in Jan-Apr 2016

    Bulgaria ran a deficit of BGN 329.6 M (exports FOB – imports CIF) in trade with third countries in the first four months of 2016, the national statistical office NSI announced on Thursday. This compared with deficit of BGN 782.8 in trade with non-EU countries for January-April 2015. Data for 2016 are preliminary. In April 2016 alone Bulgaria had...

    Threats to Belarus, problems on the Ukrainian border, cooperation with Kazakhstan – Belarus Security Digest
    Jun09

    Threats to Belarus, problems on the Ukrainian border, cooperation with Kazakhstan – Belarus Security Digest

    Minsk wants to maintain its own position in the latest confrontation between NATO and Russia in the region. Various Belarusian officials state that they see no immediate threat to Belarus from NATO, but rather from a possible internal conflict like those that occurred in Ukraine and Arab countries. The Belarusian government is more preoccupied...

    Yard of the Cyrillic alphabet – unique cultural-historical complex
    Jun09

    Yard of the Cyrillic alphabet – unique cultural-historical complex

    Nearly 300 million people in the world use the Cyrillic alphabet when writing. These are Slavic people from Southeastern Europe, as well as Russians, Ukrainians, Belarusian, representatives of numerous non-Slavic peoples in Russia – peoples from the Caucasus region, Siberia, people from former Soviet republics and Mongolians. At least 50...

    [Ticker] French senators urge Hollande to ease Russia sanctions
    Jun09

    [Ticker] French senators urge Hollande to ease Russia sanctions

    French senators urged the government to ease EU sanctions against Russia, in a non-binding resolution on Wednesday. They said by 302 votes to 16 that the measures, which provoked Russian counter-sanctions that have hurt French farmers, should be “gradually and partially” lifted. Pro-Russia deputies pushed a similar non-binding...

    Euro 2016 – Group C preview: Are Germany still a powerhouse?
    Jun09

    Euro 2016 – Group C preview: Are Germany still a powerhouse?

    Description Thomas Mueller and Manuel Neuer take to the field for Germany’s qualifying match against the Republic of Ireland Credits Alexander Hassenstein/Bongarts/Getty Images World champions to take on Eastern Europe’s big guns Poland and Ukraine – and Minnows Northern Ireland Preview Thursday, June 9, 2016 – …read more...

    Bulgarian President Calls for Starting New Engines of EU Integration
    Jun09

    Bulgarian President Calls for Starting New Engines of EU Integration

    In his address to the European Parliament delivered on Wednesday, Bulgarian President Rosen Plevneliev called for starting new engines of European integration. According to Plevneliev, the cure to the ills of the EU lies in more rule of law, more synergies and more integration. The Bulgarian president identified integration as the only weapon...

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