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    Anti-war protests held in Russian cities
    Sep28

    Anti-war protests held in Russian cities

    As part of peace rallies in Russia on Sunday, September 27, some 200 people gathered in St. Petersburg and around 30 activists in Moscow calling on Russia to withdraw its soldiers from Ukraine and not to engage in warfare in Syria. …read more Source: Baltic News...

    Dutch expected to vote on EU-Ukraine treaty
    Sep28

    Dutch expected to vote on EU-Ukraine treaty

    The Dutch electorate is expected to be given the chance to vote on an EU-Ukraine treaty in a referendum, in what would be the first citizen-enforced plebiscite in the country’s history. …read more Source:...

    Latvian president emphasizes importance of UN Security Council’s role in solving Ukraine crisis
    Sep28

    Latvian president emphasizes importance of UN Security Council’s role in solving Ukraine crisis

    During a meeting yesterday with UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon on the sidelines of the 70th session of the United Nations General Assembly, Latvian President Raimonds Vejonis praised the secretary-general’s personal involvement and principle position in regard to the international violations being committed in Ukraine, reports LETA....

    Bulgaria’s DefMin Raises ‘Hybrid Warfare’ Hypothesis over MiG-29s
    Sep28

    Bulgaria’s DefMin Raises ‘Hybrid Warfare’ Hypothesis over MiG-29s

    Bulgaria probably used to pay twice the normal price for the maintenance contracts it had with Russian company RSK MiG to repair fighter jets from its military aircraft fleet, Defense Minister Nikolay Nenchev has said.In an interview with private national NOVA TV channel, Nenchev suggested the money might have been used either for...

    Ban Ki-moon thanks Lukashenko for constructive role in resolving Ukraine conflict
    Sep28

    Ban Ki-moon thanks Lukashenko for constructive role in resolving Ukraine conflict

    Alexander Lukashenko and Ban Ki-moon discussed the situation in south-east Ukraine. They stressed that victims among peaceful citizens are inadmissible. …read more Source:...

    The return of the ‘Afgantsy’
    Sep28

    The return of the ‘Afgantsy’

    The sleeve of rebel fighter Yuri Protsenko shows his allegiance in the ongoing conflict in his native Ukraine: He wears the patch of the largest Russia-backed separatist militia in the country, the Vostok Battalion, which he joined in February of last year. In Kyiv, Igor Panasyuk is readying himself for combat against rebels like Protsenko. Stout...

    Bulgaria Working on Joint ‘Balkan’ Tourism Product
    Sep28

    Bulgaria Working on Joint ‘Balkan’ Tourism Product

    Tourism Minister Nikolina Angelkova has said that Bulgaria is to present a joint tourism product with “neighboring Balkan countries”. In an interview with Focus News Agency on Sunday, she has explained that Bulgaria and Romania, which have already applied with a joint project under the INTERREG (European Territorial Cooperation)...

    A bad hair day in Kiev
    Sep28

    A bad hair day in Kiev

    KIEV — The average salary of a Ukrainian woman is just under a $150 a month, which is less than in many countries in the developing world. Yet the gorgeous locks of hair on her head are worth as much as $2,000 — more than a year’s salary — in an upscale New York salon, where it’s tipped in keratin and sold as “Russian” hair...

    Dutch website says it will trigger referendum on EU-Ukraine ties
    Sep27

    Dutch website says it will trigger referendum on EU-Ukraine ties

    AMSTERDAM (Reuters) – A Dutch website said on Sunday it had garnered enough signatures to force the Netherlands to hold a non-binding referendum on the EU’s association agreement with Ukraine, in a move meant to signal popular dissatisfaction with Dutch European policy. …read more Source:...

    Over 440,000 Dutch call for referendum on Ukraine EU treaty
    Sep27

    Over 440,000 Dutch call for referendum on Ukraine EU treaty

    A Dutch citizens’ initiative to force a referendum on a far-reaching treaty between Brussels and Ukraine had gathered 446,000 signatures… …read more Source:...

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