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    Exclusive: Dutch want guarantees on Ukraine deal at EU summit – draft
    Dec12

    Exclusive: Dutch want guarantees on Ukraine deal at EU summit – draft

    BRUSSELS (Reuters) – Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte wants EU leaders to say on Thursday that the bloc’s new agreement on closer ties with Kiev covers no extra security or financial obligations, a draft said. …read more Source:...

    Trade between Bulgaria and non EU countries declines
    Dec12

    Trade between Bulgaria and non EU countries declines

    Between January and October 2016 Bulgaria’s exports to non-EU countries has decreased with 10.6% as compared to the same period last year to EUR 5.62 billion, the National Statistical Institute informs. 49.2% of the country’s exports went to Turkey, Macedonia, Serbia, China, Russia and the USA. The import from non-EU countries has...

    Europe’s states of disorder
    Dec12

    Europe’s states of disorder

    Those optimistically talking about a “soft Brexit” are missing the bigger picture. Europe has entered one of its periodic states of protracted disorder. It is too early to gauge the full impact of the Austrian election and the Italian constitutional referendum. The increased majority for the Green-backed candidate in Austria shows a...

    Trump faces an early test with Republicans over Russia
    Dec12

    Trump faces an early test with Republicans over Russia

    NEW YORK — President-elect Donald Trump is facing an early test with fellow Republicans over U.S. relations with Russia, as lawmakers seek to investigate a CIA assessment that Russia interfered in the November election and issue warnings over the incoming president’s potential pick for secretary of state. Trump said Sunday the recent CIA...

    History’s losers: intimate stories from survivors of the Soviet empire
    Dec12

    History’s losers: intimate stories from survivors of the Soviet empire

    Second-Hand Time by Svetlana Alexievich is an empathetic treatment of collective memory – and grief. Second-Hand Time by Svetlana Alexievich, who was awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature in 2015, is not so much an oral history as a lament. The work is multi-vocal, like a chorus, pierced in places by the solo of an anguished voice. Readers are...

    Pretrial Detention Of Crimean Tatar Activist Prolonged
    Dec12

    Pretrial Detention Of Crimean Tatar Activist Prolonged

    A court in Russian-controlled Crimea has prolonged pretrial detention for jailed Crimean Tatar activist Ahtem Ciygoz for another three months. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Liberals have a weakness for dictators. Why?
    Dec12

    Liberals have a weakness for dictators. Why?

    Though it has proven to be impossible to shame someone with no shame, Donald Trump has been chastised so widely for his admiration of Vladimir Putin that his political brand, not merely his political history, will be defined partly by a sympathy for authoritarians – even, remarkably, authoritarians who don’t happen to be himself. He will...

    The 2 Largest Land Armies in Europe Tiptoe to the Edge of War (and Back)
    Dec12

    The 2 Largest Land Armies in Europe Tiptoe to the Edge of War (and Back)

    Nolan Peterson Security, Europe More than 10,000 soldiers and civilians have already died in the ongoing war in eastern Ukraine, where Ukrainian troops are squared off in static, trench warfare against a combined force of pro-Russian separatists and Russian regulars. KYIV, Ukraine—A planned missile test over the Black Sea spurs a Kremlin threat...

    Red Cross study shows shifting global views on war
    Dec12

    Red Cross study shows shifting global views on war

    ALISON STEWART, PBS NEWSHOUR WEEKEND ANCHOR: This week, the International Committee of the Red Cross released a new survey on global attitudes about war that reveals a dramatic change in attitude during the last 20 years. The Red Cross hired the Gallup organization to question more than 17,000 people in 16 countries, half of which are in conflict...

    Bulgaria’s Non-EU Exports 10.6% Down in Jan-Oct
    Dec12

    Bulgaria’s Non-EU Exports 10.6% Down in Jan-Oct

    Exports to third countries have shrunk by 10.6% between January and October compared to the same period of last year, national statistics show.The amount exported for that time was BGN 11.973 B, with Turkey, Macedonia, Serbia, China, Russia and the US being the main non-EU partners for Bulgarian goods.These accounted for 49.2% of exports to...