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    [Ticker] Russia asks to postpone EU-Ukraine free trade
    May05

    [Ticker] Russia asks to postpone EU-Ukraine free trade

    Russia’s EU ambassador, Vladimir Chizhov, said in Brussels Tuesday that Russia has asked the EU to postpone for one more year (until January 2017) the entry into life of the EU free trade treaty with Ukraine. He said the “idea was floated” in EU-Russia-Ukraine talks, at expert level, in April. …read more Source:...

    Turkish Stream Could Help Greece and Turkey Improve Relations, Russia’s EU Envoy Says
    May05

    Turkish Stream Could Help Greece and Turkey Improve Relations, Russia’s EU Envoy Says

    Gazprom’s Turkish Stream gas pipeline project could become a strong incentive for Turkey and Greece to improve their bilateral relations, a senior Russian diplomat has said. The route of the Russian gas pipeline Turkish Stream from Turkey’s territory to Greece could rather be called Greek Stream, Russia’s ambassador to the EU...

    Zeman to meet Putin during Moscow’s victory celebration
    May05

    Zeman to meet Putin during Moscow’s victory celebration

    Czech president plans to discuss economy and possibly the Ukraine situation …read more Source: The Prague...

    Naftogaz prepays Gazprom $40 mln for gas supplies in May
    May05

    Naftogaz prepays Gazprom $40 mln for gas supplies in May

    Naftogaz Ukrainy has transferred $40 million to Gazprom as prepayment for natural gas supplies in May. …read more Source:...

    Belarus, Ukraine considering joint border control procedures
    May05

    Belarus, Ukraine considering joint border control procedures

    Chairman of the State Border Committee of Belarus Leonid Maltsev met with his Ukrainian counterpart Viktor Nazarenko on 4 May. The two chiefs discussed prospects of development and main avenues of cooperation between the border service agencies of Belarus and Ukraine. …read more Source:...

    Kupchyna: Belarus is vitally interested in peace on its borders
    May05

    Kupchyna: Belarus is vitally interested in peace on its borders

    “Minsk did not just provide a venue for talks on the Ukrainian conflict. Belarus is vitally interested in having peace on its borders. Our countries are interconnected by thousands of economic, political, and cultural links. Belarus President Alexander Lukashenko was not just a mediator. I would say he took on the role of a facilitator in the...

    Russia rattles sabres in eastern Ukraine
    May05

    Russia rattles sabres in eastern Ukraine

    Border tension points to Moscow’s efforts to deter Kiev’s westward ambitions and dodge Donbass bill …read more Source: Financial...

    Moldova is hanging by a thread
    May05

    Moldova is hanging by a thread

    Ukraine’s borders meet those of Moldova and Romania in the village of Mamaliga, which shares its name with a type of porridge native to these borderlands. The crossing into Moldova is quiet. After passport control, a Ukrainian guard directs our bus to the Moldovan side. “Glory to Ukraine!” he shouts across the border. “Glory to the heroes!”...

    Animal lovers “sickened” by laws leaving Portugal’s cats and dogs at risk of human consumption
    May05

    Animal lovers “sickened” by laws leaving Portugal’s cats and dogs at risk of human consumption

    A national newspaper report that “cats and dogs from Portugal can now enter countries like Nigeria, Angola, Colombia, Peru, Jordan, Libya, Ukraine, South Korea and the Philippines” with Expresso asking the question “are they being sold to be eaten” has shocked the country’s animal rights community, leading to a petition demanding answers....

    Belarus ahead of Russia, United States on Save the Children’s 2015 Mother’s Index
    May05

    Belarus ahead of Russia, United States on Save the Children’s 2015 Mother’s Index

    Belarus moved one spot up from the 26th place a year ago. This year Belarus ranks higher than any other CIS country. Russia is 56th, Kazakhstan 58th, Ukraine 69th, and Azerbaijan 90th. …read more Source:...

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