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    Belarusian Combatants in Ukraine: Heroes or Criminals?
    Sep04

    Belarusian Combatants in Ukraine: Heroes or Criminals?

    Alexander Charkashyn On 29 August, Ales Charkashyn, a member of tactical volunteer group Belarus Fighting in Donbas, died from combat wounds. This is the first known death of a Belarusian citizen fighting on the Ukrainian side. No Ukrainian diplomats attended Charkashyn’s funeral in Brest yesterday. Kyiv has been reluctant to acknowledge...

    U.S. sanctions Russia’s state-owned arms exporter Rosoboronexport
    Sep03

    U.S. sanctions Russia’s state-owned arms exporter Rosoboronexport

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The United States has imposed sanctions on Russian and Chinese companies, including Russian state-owned arms exporter Rosoboronexport, for violating a U.S. law restricting weapons trade with Iran, North Korea and Syria. …read more Source:...

    Delegations from ten countries to partake in Euroregion Neman fair
    Sep03

    Delegations from ten countries to partake in Euroregion Neman fair

    The fair is expected to gather representatives of the diplomatic corps and the business circles, official delegations from Kazakhstan, China, Lithuania, Poland, Russia, Slovakia, Ukraine, Czechia and other countries. Some countries will take an active part in the fair. …read more Source:...

    Ukraine working group on security resumes talks in Minsk
    Sep03

    Ukraine working group on security resumes talks in Minsk

    The working group on security of the tripartite contact group to resolve the crisis in the east of Ukraine gathered for a meeting in Minsk. The meeting is closed to the press. …read more Source:...

    ‘Russia’s Sinatra’ gets Putin’s help to avoid EU blacklist
    Sep03

    ‘Russia’s Sinatra’ gets Putin’s help to avoid EU blacklist

    A Russian politician who is also a famous crooner has been given a visa to receive medical treatment in Italy despite being on an EU blacklist — thanks to some help from Vladimir Putin. Singer Iosif Kobzon — known as “Russia’s Frank Sinatra” — is supposed to be barred from entering the European Union. In February he was added to a list of...

    Nordic, Baltic foreign ministers call on Russia to release Kohver, Ukrainians
    Sep03

    Nordic, Baltic foreign ministers call on Russia to release Kohver, Ukrainians

    Nordic and Baltic foreign ministers, meeting in Copenhagen today and tomorrow, called on Russia to immediately release Eston Kohver, and Ukrainian citizens Oleg Sentsov and Alexander Kolchenko, and to provide a fair trial for Nadezhda Savchenko. …read more Source:...

    Sofia hosts 12th International Congress on Southeast European Studies
    Sep03

    Sofia hosts 12th International Congress on Southeast European Studies

    “Southeast Europe and European integration: political, socio-economic and cultural aspects” – this is the motto at the 11th International Congress on East European Studies, held in Sofia from 31 August to 4 September. More about the history of the Congress we learn from prof. Alexander Kostov from the Institute for Balkan...

    First cases of polio in Europe since 2010 detected in Ukraine
    Sep03

    First cases of polio in Europe since 2010 detected in Ukraine

    Credits Shah Marai/Getty Alt Text Polio Two children are paralysed after contracting polio because vaccination rates are dangerously low One-Minute Read Thursday, September 3, 2015 – 11:54am …read more Source: The...

    SBU arrests terrorist group in Kyiv
    Sep03

    SBU arrests terrorist group in Kyiv

    Four terrorists, who were members of a pro-Russian non-governmental organization, were detained at the crime scene. …read more Source:...

    Bulgaria Improving Defense Capabilities, President Believes
    Sep03

    Bulgaria Improving Defense Capabilities, President Believes

    Bulgarian President Rosen Plevneliev said on Thursday that NATO would build all the capabilities needed to defend sovereignty and territorial integrity.Plevneliev made his remarks at the at the ceremony which marked the official opening of a NATO Force Integration Unit (NFIU) in Bulgaria’s capital Sofia.Located not far the landmark Ruski...

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