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    Poland issued more than 0.5 mln visas to Ukrainian citizens
    Aug09

    Poland issued more than 0.5 mln visas to Ukrainian citizens

    Ukrainian webportal Ukrinform said that in the first half of this year, consular offices in Poland issued more than 565,000 visas to Ukrainian citizens. This has been reported by the Polish Foreign Ministry on request of an Ukrinform correspondent in Poland. In the first half of this year, Poland issued more than 565,000 visas to Ukrainians,…...

    Putin and Erdogan meet to mend ties after jet downing rift
    Aug09

    Putin and Erdogan meet to mend ties after jet downing rift

    SAINT PETERSBURG: Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan jets into Russia Tuesday for his first meeting with counterpart Vladimir Putin since the two strongmen leaders began healing a bitter feud over Ankara’s downing of a Russian warplane. Erdogan’s visit to Putin’s hometown of Saint Petersburg is also his first foreign trip...

    Russia-Turkey feud: from jet downing to making up
    Aug09

    Russia-Turkey feud: from jet downing to making up

    MOSCOW (AFP) – Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin on Tuesday hold their first meeting since the two leaders began healing a bitter feud over Ankara’s downing of a Russian warplane.Here is a timeline of the crisis that slammed the brakes on burgeoning ties between the two strategically...

    Republican national security officials reject Trump
    Aug09

    Republican national security officials reject Trump

    Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump holds a purple heart medal given to him by Lt. Col. Louis Dorfman during a campaign event in Ashburn, Virginia, on August 2, 2016 © AFP/File / Molly RileyWashington, United States, Aug 9 – Fifty senior Republican national security officials have issued a stinging rejection of their party’s White...

    Bulgaria’s Trade with Third Countries Plummets in 1st Half of 2016
    Aug09

    Bulgaria’s Trade with Third Countries Plummets in 1st Half of 2016

    Both imports and exports of Bulgaria with non-EU countries fell considerably over the first two quarters of 2016, preliminary statistics suggest.Exports for that period decreased by 15.1% compared to the period of January-June, 2015, amounting to BGN 7.0157 B.Main export partners were Turkey, China, Macedonia, Serbia, Russia and the United...

    The Morning Vertical, August 9, 2016
    Aug09

    The Morning Vertical, August 9, 2016

    Your daily roundup. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    The Daily Vertical: Lavrov’s Straight-Faced Charade
    Aug09

    The Daily Vertical: Lavrov’s Straight-Faced Charade

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

    The Daily Vertical: Lavrov’s Straight-Faced Charade (Transcript)
    Aug09

    The Daily Vertical: Lavrov’s Straight-Faced Charade (Transcript)

    You’ve really got to hand it to Sergei Lavrov for being able to say the things he says with a straight face. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    SOCAR supplies almost 50pct of diesel fuel on contract with Ukrzaliznytsia
    Aug09

    SOCAR supplies almost 50pct of diesel fuel on contract with Ukrzaliznytsia

    SOCAR Energy Ukraine Trade House (a subsidiary of Azerbaijan’s state oil company SOCAR in Ukraine) supplied almost 50 percent of diesel fuel to PJSC Ukrzaliznytsia (Ukranian Railways) within the agreement reached on the results of the tender, said the Ukrainian company in a message posted on August, 8. …read more Source:...

    Muhammad first US athlete to wear hijab at an Olympics
    Aug09

    Muhammad first US athlete to wear hijab at an Olympics

    Ibtihaj Muhammad of the United States adjusts her hijab prior to competing with Olena Kravatska of Ukraine in the women’s individual saber fencing event at the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, on Monday, August 8, 2016. Photo: AP RIO DE JANEIRO: The third day of Olympic competition featured a couple of notable firsts: Rafaela...