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    Bulgaria seeks balanced format for military drills in Black Sea
    Jun22

    Bulgaria seeks balanced format for military drills in Black Sea

    Bulgaria will preserve the possibilities for negotiations and talks that would lead to a balanced format of military exercises in the Black Sea, said Bulgarian Foreign Minister Daniel Mitorv. “No one has any intention of attacking anybody and fight with anybody either”, he commented and added that NATO is doing the minimum for balancing the...

    Bulgaria Keeps Options Open in Talks on Black Sea Exercises – FM
    Jun22

    Bulgaria Keeps Options Open in Talks on Black Sea Exercises – FM

    Bulgarian Foreign Minister Daniel Mitov made clear on Wednesday the country leaves the door open for talks that could bring about a “balanced format of drills in the Black Sea”.Mitov told the Bulgarian National Television’s morning program that NATO must show its determination to defend member states as there is “a buildup...

    Germany warns of new risks to Europe; urges dialogue
    Jun22

    Germany warns of new risks to Europe; urges dialogue

    BERLIN (AP) — Seventy-five years after the Nazi invasion of the Soviet Union, which led to the deaths of tens of millions, Germany’s foreign minister is warning “Europe is at risk of splitting along new divides.” In an op-ed printed Wednesday in Russia, Ukraine and Belarus, Frank-Walter Steinmeier cautions “peace in Europe cannot be taken...

    France expels Russian soccer fan chief again
    Jun22

    France expels Russian soccer fan chief again

    FILE PHOTO – Russian soccer fan leader Alexander Shprygin, who will again be deported from France after he returned despite a previous expulsion in connection with violence that marred the start of Euro 2016, is seen during his first expulsion in Marseille, France, June 18, 2016. Photo: Reuters/File PARIS: France deported Russian soccer fan...

    Germany warns of new risks to Europe; urges dialogue
    Jun22

    Germany warns of new risks to Europe; urges dialogue

    Seventy-five years after the Nazi invasion of the Soviet Union, which led to the deaths of tens of millions, Germany’s foreign minister is warning “Europe is at risk of splitting along new divides.” In an op-ed printed Wednesday in Russia, Ukraine and Belarus, Frank-Walter Steinmeier cautions “peace in Europe cannot be...

    [Focus] EU-Russia sanctions helping China to boost exports
    Jun22

    [Focus] EU-Russia sanctions helping China to boost exports

    Europe is losing out to China on exports to Russia. EU sanctions are one likely reason, but they have had scant political impact because most of the world continues to do business as usual with Moscow. …read more Source:...

    Putin’s Beijing trip likely to focus on Russia-China ties
    Jun22

    Putin’s Beijing trip likely to focus on Russia-China ties

    In a bid to show the West that the ties with China could offer a viable alternative, Russian President Vladimir Putin had visited Beijing earlier. (Source: AP File Photo) With President Vladimir Putin heading to China this weekend, officials in both countries extol a blossoming “strategic partnership” between the two former communist rivals. But...

    EU To Extend Sanctions Against Russia Over Ukraine: Report
    Jun22

    EU To Extend Sanctions Against Russia Over Ukraine: Report

    The European Union’s Brussels envoys agreed Tuesday to extend until the end of January the energy, financial and defense sanctions on Russia over the conflict in Ukraine, but formal approval is still pending, diplomatic sources said. After more than two years of sanctions imposed over Moscow’s annexation of Crimea from Kiev and a...

    EU decision on Russia sanctions total folly: Analyst
    Jun22

    EU decision on Russia sanctions total folly: Analyst

    An analyst says a EU decision to extend sanctions on Russia was total folly and that the sanctions are not in the interests of Europe. …read more Source:...

    Bulgaria Granted Citizenship to 62 049 Foreigners in Past Five Years
    Jun22

    Bulgaria Granted Citizenship to 62 049 Foreigners in Past Five Years

    Bulgaria has granted citizenship to 62 049 foreign citizens in the past five years. This becomes clear in a written response of Bulgarian Justice Minister Ekaterina Zaharieva to a MP. A total of 60 194 foreigners were issued with Bulgarian identity document on grounds of their Bulgarian origin, while the remaining 1855 became Bulgarian citizens...