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    Russia secures energy deals, talks security with China as Putin visits
    Jun26

    Russia secures energy deals, talks security with China as Putin visits

    BEIJING: Russia and China sealed a raft of energy deals during President Vladimir Putin’s visit to Beijing on Saturday, strengthening economic ties while pledging to preserve the strategic balance of power among nations. The deals involve the sale of stakes in a number of Russian projects to Chinese firms, an oil supply contract and joint...

    Bulgarian Socialist Leader Heads to Moscow for Ruling Party Congress
    Jun26

    Bulgarian Socialist Leader Heads to Moscow for Ruling Party Congress

    Korneliya Ninova, the recently elected leader of the socialist opposition in Bulgaria, begins a two-day visit to Moscow on Sunday, the Bulgarian Socialist Party (BSP)’s press office says. Ninova was earlier invited to head a BSP delegation to attend the 15th congress of United Russia, the ruling party in the country whose former leader is...

    Kerry to visit Brussels, London for talks on UK’s EU exit
    Jun26

    Kerry to visit Brussels, London for talks on UK’s EU exit

    ROME — U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry will rush to Brussels and London on Monday to meet the top British and European Union diplomats, as the world grapples with the implications of Britain’s historic vote to leave the European Union. Secretary of State John Kerry speaks during a tour the Jakobshavn Glacier and the Ilulissat Icefjord,...

    Kerry to visit Brussels, London for talks on UK’s EU exit
    Jun26

    Kerry to visit Brussels, London for talks on UK’s EU exit

    ROME (AP) — U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry will rush to Brussels and London on Monday to meet the top British and European Union diplomats, as the world grapples with the implications of Britain’s historic vote to leave the European Union. Kerry will bring messages of support. Less likely: Answers or even suggestions for how to deal...

    Brexit Vote Jolts EU-Membership Hopes in Three Former Soviet States
    Jun26

    Brexit Vote Jolts EU-Membership Hopes in Three Former Soviet States

    Image: Brexit. Stock Photo. Pixabay.com British voters’ decision to leave the European Union has reduced the chance that three countries in the former Soviet Union will be able to get out from under Russia’s thumb. Without the support of Britain, which was the most vocal EU opponent of the Kremlin’s aggression against countries...

    Brex’it, So Be’it; And Then What?
    Jun26

    Brex’it, So Be’it; And Then What?

    Source: TRANSCEND Media ServiceBy Johan GaltungALICANTE, Spain, Jun 26 2016 (IPS)The vote turned out like the two referenda held in Norway in 1972 and 1994. And much for the same reason: Protestant break with Rome–Catholic, imperial–Henry VIII made himself head of the Anglican Church in 1534.Religion was not the only reason, there are Protestant...

    China, Russia eye closer friendship amid tensions with West
    Jun26

    China, Russia eye closer friendship amid tensions with West

    BEIJING: Chinese President Xi Jinping and his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin promised ever-closer cooperation and oversaw a series of deals Saturday, as the two countries deepen ties in the face of growing tensions with the West. In what was Putin’s fourth trip to China since Xi became President in 2013, the two men stressed their...

    About Town: Kerrying on in Copenhagen
    Jun26

    About Town: Kerrying on in Copenhagen

    The US secretary of state, John Kerry, was in Denmark on Thursday June 16 as part of an official visit focusing on co-operation in the Arctic region, climate issues, the conflict in Syria against Islamic State (IS), and the situation in Ukraine and trade. Kerry was hosted by the foreign minister, Kristian Jensen and he also managed to meet with...

    US: coal mine near Beulah auctions equipment after retrench
    Jun26

    US: coal mine near Beulah auctions equipment after retrench

    Dakota Westmoreland mine equipment were auctioned on Friday after losing a coal contract (source: bismarcktribune.com) Bulldozers, coal haulers and several other pieces of equipment belonging to Dakota Westmoreland mine near Beulah were auctioned Friday as the operator retrenches after losing its primary coal contract. The auction and dozens of...

    Putin visits China: Secures energy deals for Russia, talks security
    Jun26

    Putin visits China: Secures energy deals for Russia, talks security

    Chinese President Xi Jinping shakes hands with his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin during a signing ceremony after their meeting in Beijing. (Source: REUTERS) Russia and China sealed a raft of energy deals during President Vladimir Putin’s visit to Beijing on Saturday, strengthening economic ties while pledging to preserve the strategic...