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    Estonian MP urges German government to freeze Nord Stream 2 project
    May11

    Estonian MP urges German government to freeze Nord Stream 2 project

    The project for a second underwater gas pipeline between Russia and Germany undermined the unity of Europe, increased security risks, and delivered a blow to the economy of Ukraine. For all these reasons, it should be frozen immediately, MP Andres Herkel (Free Party) said. …read more Source:...

    Carlsberg gaining inroads in eastern Europe
    May11

    Carlsberg gaining inroads in eastern Europe

    The Danish brewery Carlsberg posted a financial report for the first quarter today without out too many surprises. The beer producer saw a 2 percent increase in organic turnover growth to 13 billion kroner and has maintained its expectations for the rest of the year, thanks in part to a 20 percent growth in the eastern European market. “We...

    Experts: Becoming a temporary Security Council member may not be worth the effort
    May11

    Experts: Becoming a temporary Security Council member may not be worth the effort

    One example of a temporary council member gaining from its position is Lithuania, which was on the council in 2014 and 2015. When Russian forces occupied Crimea, Lithuania was able to call a meeting of the UN’s General Assembly and put the matter on the agenda. …read more Source:...

    KVV Group denies any involvement of Kazmin in criminal activities
    May11

    KVV Group denies any involvement of Kazmin in criminal activities

    Ukraine’s KVV Group, the owner of the Latvian metallurgical plant KVV Liepajas Metalurgs, categorically rejects allegations about involvement of its co-owner, Yevgeny Kazmin, in financing of separatism in Ukraine or any other criminal activities in Ukraine and illegally occupied territories, informs LETA. …read more Source: The Baltic...

    Foreign ministers hold Ukraine talks in Berlin
    May11

    Foreign ministers hold Ukraine talks in Berlin

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    ‘How can I get help if I can’t leave the room?’: older people left out in a crisis
    May11

    ‘How can I get help if I can’t leave the room?’: older people left out in a crisis

    Researchers surveying people aged over 60 in Lebanon, South Sudan and Ukraine found that the majority weren’t aware of available supportThe majority of older people caught up in conflict and disasters know little about the help available to them, a survey has found.Researchers at HelpAge International surveyed 300 people older than 60 in...

    Three activists demanding an end to offshore secrecy answer your questions
    May11

    Three activists demanding an end to offshore secrecy answer your questions

    Ahead of the London anti-corruption summit, three activists answered your questions about what should follow the Panama Papers revelations 1.36pm BSTHi all, I’m afraid that’s all we have time for. Thanks for all of your questions and thanks to the panel for the extensive, thoughtful answers. Related: Cameron to propose global...

    Tory EU referendum rift grows as Duncan Smith claims Germany vetoed reforms
    May11

    Tory EU referendum rift grows as Duncan Smith claims Germany vetoed reforms

    Boris Johnson locks horns with David Cameron on immigration, while former London mayor is labelled ‘Putin apologist’ over Ukraine commentsThe Conservative civil war over Europe has come to a head, as Boris Johnson accused the prime minister of undermining public trust over immigration before being rebuked for his own comments about the...

    Ten Things You Need to Know Today: Wednesday 11 May 2016
    May11

    Ten Things You Need to Know Today: Wednesday 11 May 2016

    Queen’s unguarded comments on China filmed The Queen has been caught on camera saying that Chinese officials were “very rude” during president Xi Jinping’s state visit to the UK last year. Meeting police officer Lucy D’Orsi at a garden party yesterday, she was told the Metropolitan commander had been in charge of...

    New Panama leaks show offshore firm linked to associate of Ukraine’s Poroshenko
    May10

    New Panama leaks show offshore firm linked to associate of Ukraine’s Poroshenko

    KIEV (Reuters) – A deputy director of Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko’s confectionery empire is a beneficiary of a company registered in the British Virgin Islands (BVI), according to new information from the leaked “Panama Papers”. …read more Source:...

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