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    Poroshenko: No alternative to Minsk agreements in de-escalating conflict in Ukraine
    Jul21

    Poroshenko: No alternative to Minsk agreements in de-escalating conflict in Ukraine

    The Ukrainian leader thanked Belarus for the support, in word and deed, and for the effort to enable good working conditions for the negotiations in Minsk. …read more Source:...

    Can Mariya conquer la Manche and become the first Danish-based international to swim the English Channel?
    Jul21

    Can Mariya conquer la Manche and become the first Danish-based international to swim the English Channel?

    Swimming the English Channel is no easy feat. Just ask Captain Matthew Webb, the first to achieve the milestone in 1875. Choosing the shortest possible route, the 34 km stretch between Dover and Calais, the Englishman managed to zig-zag his away across, evading jellyfish stings and strong currents to swim 64 km in total! It wasn’t until...

    Leaders of Russia, Ukraine, France, Germany to talk Monday
    Jul21

    Leaders of Russia, Ukraine, France, Germany to talk Monday

    The leaders of Ukraine, Russia, Germany and France will hold their latest round of telephone talks on July 24 to discuss the crisis in Ukraine, Kiev and Moscow said …read more Source: Hurriyet Daily...

    Lukashenka Gets Red-Carpet Welcome In Ukraine
    Jul21

    Lukashenka Gets Red-Carpet Welcome In Ukraine

    Ukraine’s President Petro Poroshenko rolled out the red carpet for his visiting counterpart from Belarus, Alyaksandr Lukashenka, but some Ukrainians were critical, especially of the timing of the authoritarian leader’s visit. (RFE/RL’s Ukrainian Service) …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Belarus, Ukraine to aim for $8bn in bilateral trade
    Jul21

    Belarus, Ukraine to aim for $8bn in bilateral trade

    Belarus and Ukraine will work to increase the trade up to $8 billion which the countries already had in previous years, Belarus President Alexander Lukashenko said following the official negotiations with Ukraine President Petro Poroshenko in Kiev. …read more Source:...

    Belarus president confirms readiness to assist with peaceful resolution of situation in Ukraine
    Jul21

    Belarus president confirms readiness to assist with peaceful resolution of situation in Ukraine

    “They are our people. We have nothing to split. I thank the president and his colleagues, who have agreed to this step. We are capable of helping our kind of people in distress,” stressed the Belarusian leader. Alexander Lukashenko also noted that his stance on the conflict in Ukraine had not changed. …read more Source:...

    US General Says Allies Worry Russian War Game May Be ‘Trojan Horse’
    Jul21

    US General Says Allies Worry Russian War Game May Be ‘Trojan Horse’

    U.S. allies in eastern Europe and Ukraine are worried that Russia’s planned war games in September could be a “Trojan horse” aimed at leaving behind military equipment brought into Belarus, the U.S. Army’s top general in Europe said on Thursday. Russia has sought to reassure NATO that the military exercises will respect...

    Leaders of Russia, Ukraine, France, Germany to talk Monday
    Jul21

    Leaders of Russia, Ukraine, France, Germany to talk Monday

    The talks — the first since Emmanuel Macron took office in France — come after the latest uptick in violence in the east of Ukraine. …read more Source: World...

    Volunteers from 10 countries to attend 6th international school of Belarus Red Cross
    Jul21

    Volunteers from 10 countries to attend 6th international school of Belarus Red Cross

    Attending the school will be 120 people from ten countries such as Ukraine, Russia, Kazakhstan, Turkmenistan, Bulgaria, Latvia, Norway, Estonia, Qatar, and Belarus. Among the invitees are experts from the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies. …read more Source:...

    Siemens Stops Turbine Sales to Russia in Sanctions Dispute
    Jul21

    Siemens Stops Turbine Sales to Russia in Sanctions Dispute

    The German company has accused a Russian customer of moving power generation machinery to the disputed territory of Crimea against its wishes. …read more Source: The New York...