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    Crimean Tatar journalist warned of ‘extremism’ over Facebook post
    May30

    Crimean Tatar journalist warned of ‘extremism’ over Facebook post

    A prominent Crimean Tatar journalist on the Moscow-annexed peninsula on Monday said she had received a warning from prosecutors over extremist views for highlighting the plight of Tatar children whose parents have been detained. …read more Source: The Daily...

    EU leader Juncker to visit Russia in hint of diplomatic thaw
    May30

    EU leader Juncker to visit Russia in hint of diplomatic thaw

    European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker is coming to Russia next month in what would be the most high-profile EU visit since Russia annexed Crimea two years ago …read more Source: U.S....

    Head of Bulgaria’s Road Agency: Daily Vignettes to Subsidize Transit Traffic
    May30

    Head of Bulgaria’s Road Agency: Daily Vignettes to Subsidize Transit Traffic

    Lazar Lazarov, Board Chairman of Bulgaria’s Road Infrastructure Agency (RIA), speaks to Novinite.bg about recently introduced and planned changes to payment tariffs for traffic on motorways and major roads in the country. Q: The proposal to ​​introduce one-day and three-month vignettes is now awaiting debate on first reading in Parliament....

    NATO urged to show stronger resolve on Russia, boost defense
    May30

    NATO urged to show stronger resolve on Russia, boost defense

    Tirana : NATO’s Parliamentary Assembly urged alliance members Monday to stand up to Russia’s military assertiveness and to do a better job sharing the burden of collective defense, reports UNB. A unanimously approved declaration called on alliance members “to provide reassurance to those allies who feel their security is under threat,...

    Step-by-Step Rapprochement: Germany Considers Easing of Russia Sanctions
    May30

    Step-by-Step Rapprochement: Germany Considers Easing of Russia Sanctions

    Standing tough on Russia remains official policy, but Germany has begun working on the careful easing of sanctions imposed following Moscow’s aggression in Ukraine. The US is opposed, but many in the EU could support the new approach. By SPIEGEL Staff …read more Source: Der...

    EU leader Juncker to visit Russia in hint of diplomatic thaw
    May30

    EU leader Juncker to visit Russia in hint of diplomatic thaw

    The European Commission’s president will visit Russia next month in what would be the most high-profile EU official to go to Russia since it annexed the Crimean Peninsula from Ukraine in 2014. … Click to Continue » …read more Source: The News...

    New clashes kill three army soldiers in east Ukraine: Military
    May30

    New clashes kill three army soldiers in east Ukraine: Military

    Three Ukrainian soldiers are killed in a new round of clashes in the country’s east. …read more Source:...

    EU’s Juncker to Visit Russia in June Amid Sanctions Debate
    May30

    EU’s Juncker to Visit Russia in June Amid Sanctions Debate

    European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker will attend a high-profile economic forum in Russia in June and meet President Vladimir Putin there, officials said on Monday, as the EU weighs whether to renew economic sanctions against Moscow. While several EU leaders including German Chancellor Angela Merkel have visited Russia since it...

    Thousands Of Cyclists Create Mobile Symbol Of Kharkiv
    May30

    Thousands Of Cyclists Create Mobile Symbol Of Kharkiv

    Some 5,000 bicyclists gathered in the eastern Ukrainian city of Kharkiv on May 29 to form the shape a symbol of the city, the Mirror Stream fountain. (RFE/RL’s Ukrainian Service) …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    NATO Urged to Show Stronger Resolve on Russia, Boost Defense
    May30

    NATO Urged to Show Stronger Resolve on Russia, Boost Defense

    NATO’s Parliamentary Assembly urged alliance members Monday to stand up to Russia’s military assertiveness and to do a better job sharing the burden of collective defense. The assembly president, American lawmaker Michael R. Turner, declared that “Russia’s aggressiveness comes with a price” as he appealed to European...