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    Europe’s new dictator
    Jun20

    Europe’s new dictator

    Last month at the European Union summit in Riga, European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker dispensed with diplomatic protocol to greet Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orbán with a puckish, “Hello, dictator!” — an open handed salute, and a slap on the cheek. It was all in good fun for Juncker, the longtime prime minister of Luxembourg, who...

    Putin: Fifa decision to grant World Cup to Russia ‘should not be questioned’
    Jun20

    Putin: Fifa decision to grant World Cup to Russia ‘should not be questioned’

    The Russian president also insists he wants to co-operate with the US in dealing with Islamic State, and wants Ukraine peace agreement to succeedRussia fought honestly for the right to host the 2018 World Cup and the decision should not be called into question, Vladimir Putin has declared.Swiss judicial authorities are investigating the awarding...

    Ukraine security chief dismissed
    Jun20

    Ukraine security chief dismissed

    Amid continued fighting in Ukraine’s east, another battle has come to a head in Kyiv with the dismissal of Security Chief Valentyn… …read more Source:...

    Ukraine offers creditors ‘last chance’ to reach deal over debt
    Jun19

    Ukraine offers creditors ‘last chance’ to reach deal over debt

    Kiev says it will stop servicing its $23bn debt unless progress is made in restructuring talks with foreign bondholders soon Ukraine has offered an updated debt restructuring proposal to creditors, its finance minister says, warning that Kiev would halt debt payments if bondholders did not make use of this last chance to clinch a deal in coming...

    Russia strikes pipeline deals to skirt Ukraine
    Jun19

    Russia strikes pipeline deals to skirt Ukraine

    The cash-strapped and increasingly friendless Greek government on Friday signed a preliminary agreement with Russia on a €2 billion project that would build a pipeline through Greece to link up with the controversial Moscow-backed Turkish Stream scheme. Russia wants to build Turkish Stream, carrying 63 billion cubic meters a year of gas, across...

    Algarve – Ukrainian coke smugglers get 10 years each
    Jun19

    Algarve – Ukrainian coke smugglers get 10 years each

    The Central Court in Lisbon sentenced two men each to ten years in prison for trying to import 660 kilos of cocaine hidden on a yacht. The pair had started their doomed voyage from the Caribbean where one of them bought the 13 metre yacht from a Spaniard living in the Dominican Republic: they also bought a shipment of cocaine. …read more...

    [Ticker] Russia’s decision on ending Ukraine gas transit ‘not final’
    Jun19

    [Ticker] Russia’s decision on ending Ukraine gas transit ‘not final’

    Slovak PM Fico told the Globsec forum Friday “top politicians” on his trip to Moscow told him “no final decision is yet fully made” on stopping Ukraine gas transit in 2020. He said if Russia does stop, it will mean “huge” financial cost to Slovakia in terms lost transit fees. …read more Source:...

    Putin doesn’t deny he supplied weapons to terrorists in Donbas
    Jun19

    Putin doesn’t deny he supplied weapons to terrorists in Donbas

    President of the Russian Federation Vladimir Putin does not deny deliveries of weapons to terrorists in eastern Ukraine. …read more Source:...

    Win 2 tickets to the Chalke Valley History Festival!
    Jun19

    Win 2 tickets to the Chalke Valley History Festival!

    Win 2 tickets to the Chalke Valley History Festival! Enter our competition today to win a pair of tickets to the Chalke Valley History Festival including entrance to Prospect’s debate:Should the west defend Ukraine? To enter, simply fill in your details below. Competition closes midnight Wednesday 24 June. Email: …read more Source:...

    ‘Only the West can solve Ukraine crisis,’ says Putin
    Jun19

    ‘Only the West can solve Ukraine crisis,’ says Putin

    Despite ongoing tensions between Russia and the West, Russian President Vladimir Putin has said his country is “open to the world.” He added, however, that only the West could “solve” the Ukraine crisis. …read more Source: Deutsche...

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