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    Russian pipeline plan draws EU fire
    Dec18

    Russian pipeline plan draws EU fire

    Plans to double the capacity of the Russia-backed Nord Stream gas pipeline to Germany would only serve to consolidate Moscow’s grip on the European gas market, European Council President Donald Tusk warned Friday. Central and Eastern European countries, together with Italy, forced the planned Nord Stream 2 pipeline expansion onto the agenda...

    Ukraine’s rowdy parliament replaces its deputies with children  –  but only for a day
    Dec18

    Ukraine’s rowdy parliament replaces its deputies with children – but only for a day

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    Kiev has a nasty case of anti-communist hysteria
    Dec18

    Kiev has a nasty case of anti-communist hysteria

    Ukraine has banned a party that is neither communist nor dangerous – clearing the way for a new left loyal to neither Russia nor the westAn anti-communist hysteria is prevailing in Kiev. After banning Soviet symbols earlier this year, a court has now outlawed the Communist party of Ukraine, preventing it from organising and taking part in...

    [Ticker] Ukraine, Georgia get thumbs up for EU visa-free travel
    Dec18

    [Ticker] Ukraine, Georgia get thumbs up for EU visa-free travel

    The European Commission on Friday said Ukraine and Georgia have fulfilled technical conditions for visa-free travel. Member states are to take a political decision in 2016. Commission said Kosovo still needs to meet eight benchmarks. EU commissioner Avramopoulos said he’ll go to Pristina personally to check progress early next year....

    Ukraine refuses to pay $3bn Russian bond
    Dec18

    Ukraine refuses to pay $3bn Russian bond

    The decision sets the stage for a protracted legal stand-off with Moscow …read more Source: Financial...

    How Belarus Disappointed Russia in Ukraine and Syria
    Dec18

    How Belarus Disappointed Russia in Ukraine and Syria

    New Ukrainian Armoured Vehicle Designed with Belarus Help. Image: Ukraine Ministry of Internal Affairs Minsk consistently avoids supporting Moscow in Ukraine and Syria. To put it mildly. After all, on 7 December, Ukrainian Internal Minister Avakov inaugurated the new Ukrainian armoured vehicle Varta designed in cooperation with “Belarusian...

    Grodno mayor: Belarus’ investment appeal growing
    Dec18

    Grodno mayor: Belarus’ investment appeal growing

    Mechislav Goi also reported that within the framework of transboundary cooperation Poland-Belarus-Ukraine implemented 12 projects in healthcare, education, and tourism. Grodno is crossed by the international transport corridor: Warsaw-Bialystok-Grodno-Vilnius-St Petersburg. …read more Source:...

    Trump heaps more praise on Putin: ‘At least he’s a leader’
    Dec18

    Trump heaps more praise on Putin: ‘At least he’s a leader’

    Donald Trump on Friday expanded upon his welcoming of praise from Russian President Vladimir Putin, remarking that “when people call you brilliant, it’s always good, especially when the person heads up Russia,” even when that person happens to be not so friendly to journalists. In an interview with MSNBC’s “Morning Joe,” co-host Joe...

    Poland is Grodno Oblast’s second biggest foreign economic partner
    Dec18

    Poland is Grodno Oblast’s second biggest foreign economic partner

    Grodno Oblast has been developing its ties with regions of many countries, including Russia, Ukraine, Slovakia, Lithuania, China. Poland is a priority country in the development of twin-town and interregional relations of Grodno Oblast. …read more Source:...

    Czech police detain 8175 illegal foreigners this year
    Dec18

    Czech police detain 8175 illegal foreigners this year

    Prague – The Czech police detained 8175 foreigners illegally staying in the country from January to November, mostly from Syria (2013), Ukraine (1099), Afghanistan (576) and Kuwait (545), foreigner… …read more Source: České...

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