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    Brussels opponents of Nord Stream 2, why do we hear so little about Ukraine?
    Oct11

    Brussels opponents of Nord Stream 2, why do we hear so little about Ukraine?

    One reason why Nord Stream 2 is opposed in EU circles is because it undermines the position of Ukraine as gas transit country. The problem is that Ukraine’s gas sector is notoriously corrupt – and recent news indicates the government is making no progress at all on “reform”. Meanwhile, the European Commission’s attempt to get a...

    Polish senate speaker travelling to Kyiv for talks
    Oct11

    Polish senate speaker travelling to Kyiv for talks

    Senate Speaker Stanisław Karczewski is travelling to Kyiv where he will meet Speaker of the Ukrainian parliament Andrey Parubiy on Thursday. …read more Source: Polskie...

    OSCE Parliamentary Assembly observers to monitor Kyrgyzstan presidential election
    Oct11

    OSCE Parliamentary Assembly observers to monitor Kyrgyzstan presidential election

    BISHKEK (TCA) — The OSCE Parliamentary Assembly says it is deploying a mission of 40 international observers, including 29 parliamentarians from 22 countries, to Kyrgyzstan for the 15 October presidential election. The observers arrive in Bishkek this week for several days of briefings before deploying to polling stations for election day...

    Issue of Russia’s Sovereignty Over Crimea is Closed – Crimean Authorities
    Oct11

    Issue of Russia’s Sovereignty Over Crimea is Closed – Crimean Authorities

    SIMFEROPOL (Sputnik) — The issue of Russia’s sovereignty over Crimea cannot be placed into question by other states, the head of Crimean Government’s Committee for Ethnic Relations Zaur Smirnov told Sputnik Tuesday, commenting on proposal by Czech President Milos Zeman regarding the possibility for Moscow to compensate Kiev...

    As he turns 65, Putin’s power slowly wanes
    Oct11

    As he turns 65, Putin’s power slowly wanes

    On October 7, Russian President Vladimir Putin turned 65. As of this year, this is the maximum retirement age for Russian civil servants, which can only be raised in special cases. Though Putin, as an elected official, is not subject to this law and has indicated that it’s too early for him to retire, he reaches this milestone in a...

    TRNC represented at World Beekeepers Congress
    Oct11

    TRNC represented at World Beekeepers Congress

    A delegation from the North Cyprus Beekeepers’ Union attended the World Beekeepers Congress (APIMONDIA 2017) organised in İstanbul this week. The North Cyprus Beekeepers’ Union had a stand at the congress, where it also gave a presentation. The agreements signed during the congress with other national unions – including Romania,...

    European Parliament Pressing For Ways To Bring Georgia, Ukraine, And Moldova Closer
    Oct11

    European Parliament Pressing For Ways To Bring Georgia, Ukraine, And Moldova Closer

    The European Parliament’s foreign affairs committee is calling for tighter sanctions on Russia and a mechanism for bringing Eastern Partnership countries such as Georgia, Moldova, and Ukraine closer to the European Union. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    PACE appoints Herkel rapporteur on Ukrainian law on education
    Oct11

    PACE appoints Herkel rapporteur on Ukrainian law on education

    At the fall session of the Council of Europe Parliamentary Assembly (PACE), Estonian delegation member Andres Herkel was appointed to prepare report under urgent procedure on the Ukrainian law on education. …read more Source:...

    Made in America
    Oct11

    Made in America

    The New Hope Fertility Center occupies two floors in a sleek office building across from Central Park, a block from the Trump International Hotel. Upstairs, couples who want children but are struggling to conceive sit in a well-appointed waiting room. On the wall, an LCD monitor cycles through a presentation of the clinic’s specialties: in...

    Turkey wants US to review decision to halt visa services
    Oct11

    Turkey wants US to review decision to halt visa services

    Members of the media stand outside the United States consulate in Istanbul, Monday, Oct. 9. (AP Photo/Neyran Elden)Ankara, Turkey (AP) — Turkey’s justice minister on Monday said he hoped the United States would review its decision to suspend most visa services for Turkish citizens following the arrest of a U.S. consulate employee in...