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    Moldovans face ?East-West? choice in presidential runoff
    Nov14

    Moldovans face ?East-West? choice in presidential runoff

    CHISINAU: Moldovans were voting on Sunday to choose between pro-Moscow and pro-European candidates in a runoff vote for the next president of the impoverished ex-Soviet country. It marks the first time in 16 years that Moldova — wracked by corruption scandals in recent years — is electing its leader by national vote instead of having...

    Bulgaria’s PM quits after pro-Russian candidate wins presidency
    Nov14

    Bulgaria’s PM quits after pro-Russian candidate wins presidency

    Bulgaria looks set to veer sharply back into Moscow’s strategic orbit after Socialist candidate Rumen Radev won the presidency in a landslide on Sunday, forcing the resignation of center-right Prime Minister Boyko Borisov. According to exit polls after the runoff, Radev won almost 60 percent of the vote. Tsetska Tsacheva, from...

    E.U. Awaits Trump Team to Assess Future of Trans-Atlantic Ties
    Nov14

    E.U. Awaits Trump Team to Assess Future of Trans-Atlantic Ties

    European Union foreign ministers conceded Sunday that they will have to wait to see what moves U.S. president-elect Donald Trump makes in the weeks ahead and work on strengthening Europe’s role in world affairs until the future of trans-Atlantic relations becomes clearer. At informal dinner talks in Brussels, the ministers underlined the...

    Bulgarian PM to Quit as Opposition Candidate Nears Presidential Win
    Nov14

    Bulgarian PM to Quit as Opposition Candidate Nears Presidential Win

    Bulgarian Prime Minister Boyko Borisov announced his resignation Sunday, as exit polls in the country’s presidential runoff election showed his nominee losing badly to a pro-Russia candidate backed by the socialist opposition. Borisov’s announcement came in Sofia, as exit polls showed Gen. Rumen Radev, a political novice, winning...

    Italian FM: Trump’s Russia outreach good for Rome
    Nov13

    Italian FM: Trump’s Russia outreach good for Rome

    Italy will benefit from Donald Trump‘s aim to improve U.S. relations with Russia after the president-elect moves to the White House, Foreign Minister Paolo Gentiloni said Sunday. Speaking to public broadcaster RAI, Gentiloni said, “If he will manage to have a better relation with [President Vladimir] Putin, without giving up on principles, it...

    There’s a ‘New Political Sutuation in Bulgaria,’ President-Elect Says
    Nov13

    There’s a ‘New Political Sutuation in Bulgaria,’ President-Elect Says

    “It is clear to everyone that there is a new political situation in Bulgaria and there’s nothing dramatic about it,” Bulgarian president-elect Rumen Radev has said. “Despite the bluffs of powers-that-be [who predicted] an apocalypse you voted for change,” he has told Bulgarians at a press conference after first exit...

    EU Foreign Ministers to Gather to Grapple With Trump Impact
    Nov13

    EU Foreign Ministers to Gather to Grapple With Trump Impact

    BRUSSELS—European Union foreign ministers will gather Sunday to discuss the impact of Donald Trump’s election on trans-Atlantic ties and whether it will complicate relations with an increasingly belligerent Russia. At informal dinner talks in Brussels, well away from the media, the ministers will debate how many of Trump’s campaign...

    EU foreign ministers gather to discuss Trump impact on US ties
    Nov13

    EU foreign ministers gather to discuss Trump impact on US ties

    BRUSSELS // European Union foreign ministers gathered on Sunday to discuss the impact of Donald Trump’s election on trans-Atlantic ties and whether it will complicate relations with an increasingly belligerent Russia.At informal dinner talks in Brussels, well away from the media, the ministers were to debate how many of Mr Trump’s...

    Moldova Votes for President in Runoff
    Nov13

    Moldova Votes for President in Runoff

    Voting is underway in Moldova where the two candidates have differing views on the country’s future. For the first time since 1997, the head of state will be elected by voters themselves and not by Parliament. Moldovans are choosing between Socialist Party leader and ex-Trade Minister Igor Dodon, who has indicated he would pursue closer...

    Explainer: How Trump Could Roll Back Obama’s Russia Policies
    Nov13

    Explainer: How Trump Could Roll Back Obama’s Russia Policies

    U.S. President-elect Donald Trump portrays himself as a preeminent deal-maker and has said he plans to seek a deal with Moscow that’s “great for America, but also good for Russia.” Here’s a look at how Trump could roll back U.S. policies enacted under his predecessor. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...