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    EU prolongs economic sanctions on Russia until 31 Jan 2017
    Jul01

    EU prolongs economic sanctions on Russia until 31 Jan 2017

    BRUSSELS (Reuters) – The European Union on Friday extended its economic sanctions on Russia until the end of January next year in a widely expected decision after EU leaders called for more progress in bringing peace to eastern Ukraine. …read more Source:...

    EU formally extends Russia sanctions to Jan 2017: statement
    Jul01

    EU formally extends Russia sanctions to Jan 2017: statement

    The European Union Friday formally extended damaging economic sanctions against Russia over the conflict in Ukraine by six months, a statement said. …read more Source: The Daily...

    Ukraine will join EU within 10 years: PM
    Jul01

    Ukraine will join EU within 10 years: PM

    Ukraine will join the EU within the next decade, Prime Minister Volodymyr Groysman said Friday (Jul 1), adding that his country still believed strongly in the bloc despite Britain’s vote to leave. …read more Source: Channel...

    Uktraine will join EU within 10 years: PM
    Jul01

    Uktraine will join EU within 10 years: PM

    Ukraine will join the EU within the next decade, Prime Minister Volodymyr Groysman said Friday (Jul 1), adding that his country still believed strongly in the bloc despite Britain’s vote to leave. …read more Source: Channel...

    Czech president urges referendum on EU, NATO, says would back staying (Updated)
    Jul01

    Czech president urges referendum on EU, NATO, says would back staying (Updated)

    Czech President Milos Zeman has called for the Czech Republic to hold a referendum on its membership of the European Union and NATO following Britain’s shock vote to leave the EU, though he said he backed his country staying in both organisations. Zeman has no power to call a referendum, which would require a constitutional amendment. But...

    Areximbank-GPB Group and Ria Money Transfers halve commission fee for money transfers to Russia, Kazakhstan, Ukraine, Georgia and Moldova
    Jul01

    Areximbank-GPB Group and Ria Money Transfers halve commission fee for money transfers to Russia, Kazakhstan, Ukraine, Georgia and Moldova

    On July 1, the joint campaign of Areximbank-Gazprombank Group and Ria Money Transfers halved the commission fee for money transfers to Russia, Kazakhstan, Ukraine, Georgia and Moldova. Now the commission fee will be 1% of the remittance amount. The campaign will last till 31 Dec 2016. Alexander Hakobyan, Head of Marketing & Publicity Division...

    Ukraine will join EU within 10 years: Groysman (AFP)
    Jul01

    Ukraine will join EU within 10 years: Groysman (AFP)

    Berlin (AFP) – Ukraine will join the EU within the next decade, Prime Minister Volodymyr Groysman said Friday, adding that his country still believed strongly in the bloc despite Britain’s vote to leave. …read more Source: The West...

    Suspected Organiser of Istanbul Airport Attack Had Political Asylum in Bulgaria
    Jul01

    Suspected Organiser of Istanbul Airport Attack Had Political Asylum in Bulgaria

    Akhmed Chatayev, the suspected organiser of Tuesday’s Istanbul Ataturk airport terrorist attack which claimed the lives of at least 44 people and left hundreds other injured, had the status of a political refugee in Bulgaria. This was stated by his lawyer in Bulgaria, Veselin Georgiev, in an interview for private bTV station on Friday....

    UN approves deal for Italy, Netherlands to share Council seat
    Jul01

    UN approves deal for Italy, Netherlands to share Council seat

    UNITED NATIONS, United States: The UN General Assembly on Thursday elected Italy to the Security Council under a deal that will see the Netherlands take over the seat in a year. The two countries agreed to split the two-year term on the council after five rounds of voting earlier this week ended with a tie. Under the deal, Italy will take up the...

    Nagorno-Karabakh conflict negatively impacts cooperation of Armenia and Azerbaijan with NATO and enabling Russia’s “management of instability” in the region
    Jul01

    Nagorno-Karabakh conflict negatively impacts cooperation of Armenia and Azerbaijan with NATO and enabling Russia’s “management of instability” in the region

    Russia’s attitude is influencing thinking of many NATO members about further engagement in the region. The statement came from Konrad Zasztowt, an analyst of the Polish Institute of International Affairs, in an online interview with ArmInfo. “On one hand, some of the Alliance members prefer to be less active in order not to provoke...