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    What happens when Russia ignores the U.K.’s ultimatum over nerve agent attack
    Mar13

    What happens when Russia ignores the U.K.’s ultimatum over nerve agent attack

    British Prime Minister Theresa May issued an ultimatum to the Kremlin to account for how a Russian-made nerve agent ended up in an attack on British soil. Russia must explain by Tuesday at midnight how Novichok, the rare Russian-manufactured nerve agent, poisoned a former Russian double agent, Sergei Skripal, and his daughter Yulia on March 4 in...

    Roger Stone claimed contact with WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange in 2016, according to two associates
    Mar13

    Roger Stone claimed contact with WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange in 2016, according to two associates

    By Tom Hamburger,Josh Dawsey,Carol D. Leonnig and Shane Harris | The Washington Post In the spring of 2016, longtime political operative Roger Stone had a phone conversation that would later seem prophetic, according to the person on the other end of the line. Stone, an informal adviser to then-candidate Donald Trump, said he had learned from...

    There are more than 6 million Bulgarians living outside Bulgaria: Petar Haralampiev
    Mar13

    There are more than 6 million Bulgarians living outside Bulgaria: Petar Haralampiev

    There are an estimated 6 million Bulgarians and over, including children from mixed marriages, living outside Bulgaria, said in an interview for Trud newspaper Petar Haralampiev, chair of the State Agency for Bulgarians Abroad. There are Bulgarian communities in Northern Greece, in Albania there are 150,000 – 500,000 people of Bulgarian...

    New Eastern Partnership cooperation set-up launches
    Mar13

    New Eastern Partnership cooperation set-up launches

    A new institutional set up of the Eastern Partnership EaP initiative has been launched in Brussels in the presence of senior officials from Armenia Azerbaijan Belarus Georgia the Republic of Moldova Ukraine and the EU Member States …read more Source:...

    Launch of the new Eastern Partnership cooperation set-up
    Mar13

    Launch of the new Eastern Partnership cooperation set-up

    On Monday 12 March 2018, the new institutional set-up of the Eastern Partnership (EaP) initiative will be launched in Brussels in the presence of senior officials from Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, the Republic of Moldova, Ukraine and the EU Member … …read more Source:...

    Chairman Tariceanu after meeting B9 defence ministers: Defence policies need coordination, harmonisation
    Mar13

    Chairman Tariceanu after meeting B9 defence ministers: Defence policies need coordination, harmonisation

    Senate Chairman Calin Popescu-Tariceanu said on Tuesday that the meeting he had with defence ministers from the Bucharest 9 (B9) cooperation format dealt with defence and security issues, taking into account the “the challenges faced by NATO's eastern flank countries.” “The invasion of Crimea in 2014 has made Russia's...

    Imprisoned Ukrainian Filmmaker Sentsov ‘Ready To Ask For Clemency’ From Putin
    Mar13

    Imprisoned Ukrainian Filmmaker Sentsov ‘Ready To Ask For Clemency’ From Putin

    Ukrainian filmmaker Oleh Sentsov, who opposed Moscow’s seizure of Crimea and is now in prison in Russia, is “ready to ask for clemency” in order to be exchanged for Russian nationals held in Ukraine, Sentsov’s lawyer says. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Midnight deadline looms over Putin to explain nerve attack on former spy
    Mar13

    Midnight deadline looms over Putin to explain nerve attack on former spy

    London – President Vladimir Putin faces a midnight deadline to explain to Britain how a nerve agent developed by the Soviet Union was used to strike down a former Russian double agent who passed secrets to British intelligence. Sergei Skripal, 66, and his daughter Yulia, 33, have been in hospital in a critical condition since March 4 when...

    [PHOTOS] EFCC Arrest 16 Ukrainians In Rivers State Over Oil Theft
    Mar13

    [PHOTOS] EFCC Arrest 16 Ukrainians In Rivers State Over Oil Theft

    The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) said on Monday it is probing 16 Ukrainians suspected to be oil thieves. It said the investigation of the suspects was being conducted in its Port Harcourt office. A statement by the Head of Media and Publicity of EFCC, Mr Wilson Uwujaren said: “The foreigners are being investigated alongside a...

    Britain must stand up to Russia’s destabilising lies
    Mar13

    Britain must stand up to Russia’s destabilising lies

    An attack using a nerve agent in a British city is worse than an unspeakable crime. Amid domestic political disasters, the prime minister got the tone right in her statement to the House of Commons yesterday. It was a direct attack by Russia against this country using a powerful agent that is not known to have been deployed previously and is hard...