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    John Kerry to visit Denmark and Greenland
    Jun02

    John Kerry to visit Denmark and Greenland

    The US secretary of state, John Kerry, will pay Denmark and Greenland a visit on June 16 and 17. Kerry’s visit will focus on co-operation in the Arctic region, climate issues, the conflict in Syria against Islamic State (IS), the situation in Ukraine and trade. “As we recently had confirmed in Washington during the Nordic-US summit, the...

    Another Pole becomes high executive at Ukrainian Railway
    Jun02

    Another Pole becomes high executive at Ukrainian Railway

    Following the nomination of Wojciech Balczun as the head of the Ukrainian Railway, the Ukrainian Council of Ministers has appointed Remigiusz Paszkiewicz as vice President of the railway, responsible for railway infrastructure. “Today’s decision of the Ukrainian authorities is yet another sign of the appreciation for the changes made in...

    Ukraine bans Russian journalists accused of ‘stirring hatred’
    Jun02

    Ukraine bans Russian journalists accused of ‘stirring hatred’

    Rights groups express concern over press freedoms as Kiev imposes sanctions on 17 people, including Ukrainian citizenUkrainian authorities have placed sanctions on 17 Russian journalists and media personalities they accuse of stirring hatred in the country. While many in Kiev believe it was a necessary move against Russian propagandists, it is...

    Families of six crew on downed Malaysian plane MH17 sue airline
    Jun02

    Families of six crew on downed Malaysian plane MH17 sue airline

    KUALA LUMPUR (Reuters) – The families of six cabin crew aboard ill-fated Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 sued the airline on Thursday for negligence and breach of contract, nearly two years after the plane was downed over eastern Ukraine. …read more Source:...

    Russia’s top enemies: US, Ukraine, Turkey and Poland
    Jun02

    Russia’s top enemies: US, Ukraine, Turkey and Poland

    Russians believe their main enemies in the world are the U.S., Ukraine and Turkey, and 62 percent have a poor opinion of the EU, according to a Levada Center poll that measures sentiments towards other countries. Belarus, Kazakhstan, China, India and Armenia are Russia’s five best friends in the world, according to the poll. The majority of...

    Kosovo should expect “delays” in visa liberalization deal
    Jun02

    Kosovo should expect “delays” in visa liberalization deal

    EU member-state have “held off agreeing to ease travel rules for Georgia on Wednesday,” Reuters reported. The agency added, quoting EU delegation sources, that “Turkey, Ukraine and Kosovo should also expect more delays in visa waiving.” …read more Source:...

    Belarus MFA: Strenuous and patient efforts by Ukraine trilateral group in Minsk
    Jun02

    Belarus MFA: Strenuous and patient efforts by Ukraine trilateral group in Minsk

    The negotiators are working. As a country that provides a platform for the negotiations, we see that these are strenuous and patients efforts, Dmitry Mironchik said. …read more Source:...

    Belarus 5th water richest country in Europe
    Jun02

    Belarus 5th water richest country in Europe

    Water availability per capita in Belarus is 6,100 cubic meters per capita per year and is close to the European average but much higher than in neighboring countries: Poland with 1,700 cubic meters per capita per year and Ukraine with4,100 cubic meters per capita, the minister said. …read more Source:...

    A 5-star Pullman Hotel to be opened in Riga in mid-June
    Jun02

    A 5-star Pullman Hotel to be opened in Riga in mid-June

    In the middle of June 2016, a five-star Pullman Hotel will be opened in the Riga center, Valdis Vanadzins, a representative of Ukrainian investor Wisher Enterprise, told LETA. …read more Source: The Baltic...

    Adam Hinton’s best photograph: an artist painting amid the Kiev uprising
    Jun02

    Adam Hinton’s best photograph: an artist painting amid the Kiev uprising

    ‘The protesters would go over to him and chat – as if he was just painting a river’I studied Soviet politics at college, and the first thing I did when I finished was go to Ukraine. The Soviet Union had just collapsed and I wanted to document what was happening to the proletariat – especially the miners – in the Donbass region, now...

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