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    Man faces charges for participating in Ukraine conflict
    Jun01

    Man faces charges for participating in Ukraine conflict

    Artjoms Skripniks, a man from the eastern Latvian city of Daugavpils, faces criminal charges for participation in the armed conflict in Eastern Ukraine, reported LETA Wednesday. …read more Source:...

    Latvian formin expresses support for IAEA’s stance on nuclear facilities in Crimea  – The Baltic Times
    Jun01

    Latvian formin expresses support for IAEA’s stance on nuclear facilities in Crimea – The Baltic Times

    Latvian Foreign Minister Edgars Rinkevics met with Yukiya Amano, Director General of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), in Riga on M…… …read more Source: The Baltic...

    Ukraine detains ‘two ISIS fighters’ headed for Europe
    Jun01

    Ukraine detains ‘two ISIS fighters’ headed for Europe

    Ukraine said Wednesday it had detained two ISIS fighters from Syria who were trying to cross into western Europe in order to stage new attacks …read more Source: The Daily...

    National idea, strong state to be in the spotlight of Belarusian People’s Congress
    Jun01

    National idea, strong state to be in the spotlight of Belarusian People’s Congress

    “In many respects a turning point came after the Ukrainian events because people made sure of the importance of coherent policies and statehood as such,” head of the analytical center ECOOM Sergei Musiyenko noted. …read more Source:...

    Lifting sanctions on Russia now would weaken EU authority – Szymański
    Jun01

    Lifting sanctions on Russia now would weaken EU authority – Szymański

    Poland’s Deputy Foreign Minister Konrad Szymański told Reuters that the European Union must not ease sanctions on Russia until the so-called Minsk peace agreement is fully implemented, as this would weaken the bloc’s position in its relations with Moscow. Szymański’s comments come amid suggestions that the EU may begin to ease...

    Bad omen for Russia’s legal attack on EU sanctions
    Jun01

    Bad omen for Russia’s legal attack on EU sanctions

    Russia’s attempt to halt economic sanctions via UK or EU courts is unlikely to bear fruit, according to a legal opinion issued on Tuesday. …read more Source:...

    Ukraine’s own Joan of Arc
    Jun01

    Ukraine’s own Joan of Arc

    He probably didn’t know it at the time, but Russia President Vladimir Putin may have unleashed his own worst nightmare.Former helicopter pilot Nadia Savchenko, 35, was released by Russia last week in a prisoner swap after serving… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Junker not to announce easing of sanctions on visit to Russia
    Jun01

    Junker not to announce easing of sanctions on visit to Russia

    Jean-Claude Juncker, the head of the European Commission, stated on May 31 that he would not announce the lifting of EU sanctions on Russia during his visit to Saint Petersburg in mid-June. …read more Source: Baltic News...

    3D paintings come to life at Bulgaria street art festival
    Jun01

    3D paintings come to life at Bulgaria street art festival

    World famous artists from Holland, Italy, Ukraine, Mexico and others have gathered in Bulgaria to draw 3D and 4D pictures on flat places and walls. …read more Source:...

    Follow the leader on Twitter
    Jun01

    Follow the leader on Twitter

    David Cameron, Matteo Renzi and François Hollande are the EU leaders with the most Twitter followers, but a new study of digital Goliaths out Wednesday cautions that “a massive following does not always translate into influence.” The 2016 “Twiplomacy” report by PR firm Burson-Marsteller analyzed 795 Twitter accounts of heads of state and...