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    Bulgaria’s Exports Grew 4% in 2015 – Final Data
    Sep12

    Bulgaria’s Exports Grew 4% in 2015 – Final Data

    Bulgaria exported BGN 44.949 M worth of goods last year, the National Statistical Institute (NSI)’s final data shows. The figure constitutes an increase of 4% compared to the previous year. The highest growth in exports was observed in March (24.4%), the largest fall having been in September (7.5%). Imports went slightly up, having been at...

    Letter from jailed Ukrainian director Oleg Sentsov smuggled out of prison
    Sep12

    Letter from jailed Ukrainian director Oleg Sentsov smuggled out of prison

    Jailed for 20 years for activities in Crimea shortly after Putin annexed the peninsula, Sentsov urges defiance and wants to be a ‘nail in the coffin of a tyrant’The Ukrainian film director Oleg Sentsov, who is serving a 20-year sentence in Russia, has smuggled a defiant letter from his jail in deepest Siberia, comparing himself to a “nail...

    Editorial: Lukashenka’s Election Message to the West
    Sep12

    Editorial: Lukashenka’s Election Message to the West

    A. Lukashenka at the polling station on 11 September 2016 Two representatives of the opposition and civil society will end up in the newly-appointed Belarusian Parliament. This reflects not the true level of support of the opposition, but rather Aleksander Lukashenka’s willingness to demonstrate good will to the European Union. The West,...

    SitRep: Exclusive With Embattled Navy Officer; Syria Ceasefire Starts Monday
    Sep12

    SitRep: Exclusive With Embattled Navy Officer; Syria Ceasefire Starts Monday

    Russian War Games in Crimea; Pentagon Arsenal Plane Still Far Off; And Lots More …read more Source: Foreign...

    Stolen Dutch masterpieces ‘soon’ back at museum
    Sep12

    Stolen Dutch masterpieces ‘soon’ back at museum

    Jacob Waben’s painting ‘Vrouw Wereld’ (‘Lady World’) (1622), is among five stolen masterpieces to be returned to the Westfries Museum in the Netherlands © Westfries Museum/AFP/FileTHE HAGUE, Sep 12 – Five stolen 17th and 18th-century masterpieces will soon be returned from the Ukraine to the Dutch museum where they disappeared...

    Stolen Dutch masterpieces ‘soon’ back at museum (AFP)
    Sep12

    Stolen Dutch masterpieces ‘soon’ back at museum (AFP)

    The Hague (AFP) – Five stolen 17th and 18th-century masterpieces will soon be returned from the Ukraine to the Dutch museum where they disappeared from more than a decade ago, officials announced on Monday. …read more Source: The West...

    Opposition’s tiny gains point to thaw in Belarus
    Sep12

    Opposition’s tiny gains point to thaw in Belarus

    Two opposition candidates won seats in the Belarusian parliament for the first time in 20 years, raising hopes that relations will warm further between the West and the authoritarian government of President Alexander Lukashenko. Following Sunday’s vote, Belarus election officials announced early Monday that Anna Konopatskaya from the United...

    The Daily Vertical: An Illegitimate Duma
    Sep12

    The Daily Vertical: An Illegitimate Duma

    The Daily Vertical is a video primer for Russia-watchers that appears Monday through Friday. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Russian MFA receives note over impossibility of holding State Duma elections in Ukraine
    Sep12

    Russian MFA receives note over impossibility of holding State Duma elections in Ukraine

    The Russian leadership has received a note from the leadership of Ukraine over the impossibility of holding State Duma elections for Russian citizens in the territory of Ukraine. …read more Source:...

    The Briefing: Russia’s Election Show
    Sep12

    The Briefing: Russia’s Election Show

    What should we be watching for in Russia’s State Duma election? Listen to the Power Vertical Briefing. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...