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    NATO and EU to work together to counter Crimea-style “hybrid” warfare
    May14

    NATO and EU to work together to counter Crimea-style “hybrid” warfare

    ANTALYA, Turkey (Reuters) – NATO and the EU agreed on Thursday to work together more to counter “hybrid warfare”, the blend of unidentified troops, propaganda and economic pressure that the military alliance says Russia has used against Ukraine. …read more Source:...

    Fighting with ghosts
    May14

    Fighting with ghosts

    WHILE the world marked the 70th anniversary of Hitler’s defeat, Ukraine’s president, Petro Poroshenko, sent his embattled compatriots a mixture of messages about the past and their identity. His words and gestures had to be carefully crafted because of his country’s role as a battleground between Nazis and Soviet forces, with...

    Small boats, choppy seas
    May14

    Small boats, choppy seas

    THE European Union faces an ocean of troubles, from the integrity of its currency to the security of its neighbourhood. Yet none presents as bewildering an array of difficulties as the movement of people. In under 10,000 words the European Commission’s “agenda on migration,” unveiled on May 13th, identifies war, poverty, globalisation,...

    Hollande warns Moscow over Ukraine ceasefire
    May14

    Hollande warns Moscow over Ukraine ceasefire

    France’s President Francois Hollande Thursday denounced as “unacceptable” ceasefire violations in eastern Ukraine, after a brief conversation with his Ukrainian counterpart Petro Poroshenko in Aachen in Germany about the conflict involving Russian-backed rebels. …read more Source: The Local...

    Russia and central Europe meld on emissions goals
    May14

    Russia and central Europe meld on emissions goals

    Russia and central Europe differ over the war in Ukraine, economic embargoes, the interpretation of history, gas exports and pipelines — but they are finding a common language when it comes to measuring emissions reductions in a way that allows them to claim steep greenhouse gas cuts without painful changes. The trick is to use a benchmark dating...

    Ukraine working group discusses restoration of banking system, infrastructure facilities
    May14

    Ukraine working group discusses restoration of banking system, infrastructure facilities

    The working group on economic affairs of the contact group on Ukraine has discussed the restoration of the banking system and rebuilding of infrastructure facilities, OSCE coordinator of the working group Thomas Mirow told reporters told media on 14 May. …read more Source:...

    Hungarian, Ukrainian business leaders meet in Kiev
    May14

    Hungarian, Ukrainian business leaders meet in Kiev

    More than 300 business representatives and experts from Hungary and Ukraine participated at a business conference in Kiev today, Hungarian news agency MTI reported. …read more Source: Budapest Business...

    Russian recession will last two years,  forecasts EBRD
    May14

    Russian recession will last two years, forecasts EBRD

    European development bank predicts knock-on effects for eastern Europe and central Asia Russia faces two years of recession as the sharp fall in oil prices adds to the problems of an economy beset by structural weakness, the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development has warned.The EBRD, which was set up following the collapse of communism...

    Ukraine working group on economic affairs to convene 2 June
    May14

    Ukraine working group on economic affairs to convene 2 June

    The meeting discussed the restoration of the banking system in Lugansk and Donetsk Oblasts, rebuilding of the infrastructure requiring no big expenses and the resumption of the activities of some enterprises in the affected regions. …read more Source:...

    CEC: Russian citizens will not be able to vote in the presidential election in Belarus anyway
    May14

    CEC: Russian citizens will not be able to vote in the presidential election in Belarus anyway

    Lidia Yermoshina confirmed that sometimes citizens of Russia, who are allowed to vote in municipal elections, are sent invitations to cast their votes. “But citizens of Russia just like citizens of Ukraine are perfectly aware of the fact that they cannot cast votes in a presidential election in Belarus. They will not be allowed to cast their...

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