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    [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:...

    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...

    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...

    Interview: Pavlo Klimkin says Russia at war with both Ukraine and EU
    Jun22

    Interview: Pavlo Klimkin says Russia at war with both Ukraine and EU

    What got Ukraine where it is today? Who is responsible for the mistakes of the past 25 years? What’s the oligarchs’ role in politics? ETV+ talked to Ukrainian foreign minister Pavlo Klimkin. Here is the full-length video interview in English. …read more Source:...

    Hollande, Poroshenko insist on maintaining anti-Russia sanctions
    Jun22

    Hollande, Poroshenko insist on maintaining anti-Russia sanctions

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    Endangered Hawks
    Jun22

    Endangered Hawks

    The 2016 presidential election has been a dispiriting one for Americans interested in a having a more restrained and responsible foreign policy. The Republican field was overflowing with hawkish candidates, and Hillary Clinton arguably has the most aggressive foreign policy of any Democratic nominee since Lyndon Johnson. The Republican nominee,...

    How Europe will break on Brexit
    Jun22

    How Europe will break on Brexit

    The whole world will be watching Friday morning for fallout from Britain’s referendum on EU membership. A U.K. vote to leave will almost certainly have serious consequences on everything from financial markets to European policy decisions to political careers to the stability of the bloc. Politicians and diplomats from across Europe told...