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    Hollande Uncertain on Putin Visit after Aleppo Veto
    Oct10

    Hollande Uncertain on Putin Visit after Aleppo Veto

    French President Francois Hollande is weighing up whether to meet Russian leader Vladimir Putin in Paris next week after the Kremlin blocked a UN bid to end to the bombing of Aleppo, the French government said Monday. Putin is due in Paris on October 19 to inaugurate a new Orthodox church next to the Eiffel Tower in Paris. On Sunday, Hollande...

    Opposition tight-lipped on talks to end Ukraine referendum impasse
    Oct10

    Opposition tight-lipped on talks to end Ukraine referendum impasse

    Prime minister Mark Rutte has held talks with a select group of opposition leaders on how to act on the… …read more Source:...

    Putin Picks New Paratrooper Chief With Crimea Experience
    Oct10

    Putin Picks New Paratrooper Chief With Crimea Experience

    Updated | Russia has appointed the man accused of presiding over operations that led to the annexation of part of Ukraine as the commander of the its infamous airborne forces (VDV), the Ministry of Defense announced on Monday. Colonel General Alexander Serdyukov, who has been outed as the man that oversaw Russia’s Crimean operations in 2014...

    PACE President says Karabakh conflict presents challenge to Europe`s  security and complicate efforts to achieve peaceful settlement
    Oct10

    PACE President says Karabakh conflict presents challenge to Europe`s  security and complicate efforts to achieve peaceful settlement

    ArmInfo. PACE President Pedro Argamunt said at the opening of PACE Session on October 10, PACE currently faces four existential challenges which create a state of constant upheaval. “Firstly, transnational terrorism poses a fundamental and multi-faceted danger. The hearts of all citizens that have suffered terrorist attacks in their...

    Katya Popova Laureate Days – emotional pinnacle in Pleven’s cultural life
    Oct10

    Katya Popova Laureate Days – emotional pinnacle in Pleven’s cultural life

    This year the Katya Popova Laureate Days festival marked half a century since its founding. Created at the idea of great opera singer Katya Popova (born in Pleven), the festival takes place every two years. The forum presents young artists who received awards from prestigious international competitions. The thirtieth edition started with...

    Where will Putin strike next?
    Oct10

    Where will Putin strike next?

    Russia’s invasion of eastern Ukraine and annexation of Crimea have left many wondering: Where next for Moscow? While no one can read Russian President Vladimir Putin’s mind, we can examine historical precedent to construct feasible scenarios for future Russian action, Newsweek reports. Here, we’ll review six such scenarios, each...

    Ukraine Detains Alleged Russian Spy
    Oct10

    Ukraine Detains Alleged Russian Spy

    Ukrainian authorities say a Ukrainian citizen with permanent residence in Russia has been detained in the northwestern city of Rivne. Ukraine’s Security Service (SBU) said on October 9 that the man, …read more Source: Big News...

    Thinking about targeting military airports in Syria is a ‘dangerous game,’ claims Russian FM
    Oct10

    Thinking about targeting military airports in Syria is a ‘dangerous game,’ claims Russian FM

    Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said on Sunday that thinking about targeting Syrian military airbases is a “dangerous game” and noted that his country’s aircraft are there at the request of Syria’s “legitimate government,” Russia’s First Channel TV has reported. “This is a very dangerous game given that Russia has got air...

    Gorbachev: World has reached a dangerous point
    Oct10

    Gorbachev: World has reached a dangerous point

    BELGRADE – Former Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev warned today that the world has reached a “dangerous point” as tensions between Russia and the United States spike over the Syria conflict, EurActiv.com reports. Relations between Moscow and Washington — already at their lowest since the Cold War over the Ukraine conflict — have soured further in...

    Bulgaria’s Trade with Third Countries Dipped in Jan-Aug
    Oct10

    Bulgaria’s Trade with Third Countries Dipped in Jan-Aug

    Both exports and imports of Bulgaria to third countries fell in the first eight months of this year, compared to the same period of 2015, statistics show. Exports amounted to BGN 9.5161 B. The main trade partners included Turkey, Macedonia, Serbia, China, Russia, and the United States, accounting for 49.7% of the exports to non-EU countries.The...