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    Gas Interconnector with Bulgaria to Be Completed in 2016, Romania Says
    Jun15

    Gas Interconnector with Bulgaria to Be Completed in 2016, Romania Says

    A Romanian government official has said that a gas interconnection between Romania and Bulgaria is expected to come on stream in 2016. “The interconnector will be completed by the end of this year,” Romania’s secretary of state at the Ministry of Energy, Corina Popescu, told an energy traders conference on Wednesday, according...

    Merkel backs Georgia visa-free travel to EU, but suggests Ukraine link
    Jun15

    Merkel backs Georgia visa-free travel to EU, but suggests Ukraine link

    BERLIN (Reuters) – German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Wednesday endorsed swift approval of visa-free access to the European Union for Georgia, but suggested the move could be linked to visa liberalisation for Ukraine. …read more Source: The...

    NATO Agrees On ‘Comprehensive Package Of Assistance’ For Ukraine
    Jun15

    NATO Agrees On ‘Comprehensive Package Of Assistance’ For Ukraine

    NATO says defense ministers of the alliance have agreed to “boost” support for Ukraine with a “comprehensive package of assistance.” …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    DefMin Motoc underscores importance of NATO’s partnerships with Moldova, Georgia, Ukraine
    Jun15

    DefMin Motoc underscores importance of NATO’s partnerships with Moldova, Georgia, Ukraine

    On Wednesday, on the second day of a meeting in Brussels of NATO defence ministers, Romania’s Defence Minister Mihnea Motoc underscored the importance of NATO continuing its investment in partnerships with Moldova, Georgia and Ukraine, Romania’s Defence Ministry (MApN) reports in a press statement. …read more Source:...

    Blood on the streets: the charge of the hooligans at Euro 2016
    Jun15

    Blood on the streets: the charge of the hooligans at Euro 2016

    Young, fit, muscular men with masks, gumshields and telescopic truncheons, the Russian “elite ultras” attacked not just with drunken gusto but with well-honed, premeditated viciousness. The violence that has broken out in isolated flare-ups at this year’s Uefa European Championship in France began in an almost homely way. What is it about...

    How Russians Became The Biggest, Baddest Hooligans At Euro 2016
    Jun15

    How Russians Became The Biggest, Baddest Hooligans At Euro 2016

    As the Russian soccer squad takes on Slovakia in Lille on Wednesday in its second match at the 2016 European championship, local residents and police are bracing for more trouble. French authorities are on high alert for more violence involving Russian supporters at the tournament, which is hosted by several French cities this year.Last...

    NATO says Ukraine ceasefire barely holding, scolds Russia
    Jun15

    NATO says Ukraine ceasefire barely holding, scolds Russia

    Russia is violating an internationally-agreed ceasefire in Ukraine “again and again”, NATO’s chief said on Wednesday, accusing Moscow of continuing to arm separatists in the conflict at the centre of East-West tensions. Some European governments are eager to lift the economic sanctions that the West has levied on Russia over its role in the...

    NATO ministers approve expanded aid package for Ukraine
    Jun15

    NATO ministers approve expanded aid package for Ukraine

    BRUSSELS (AP) ” NATO defense ministers have approved an expanded assistance package for Ukraine, whose military forces are battling a Russian-backed insurgency in the country’s east.NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg said the… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    NATO ministers approve expanded aid package for Ukraine
    Jun15

    NATO ministers approve expanded aid package for Ukraine

    NATO defense ministers have approved an expanded assistance package for Ukraine, whose military forces are battling a Russian-backed insurgency in the country’s east. …read more Source: FOX...

    Kerry tells Russia US patience on Syria ‘very limited’
    Jun15

    Kerry tells Russia US patience on Syria ‘very limited’

    US Secretary of State John Kerry US Secretary of State John Kerry told Russia and Syrian President Bashar al-Assad on Wednesday to respect a fragile ceasefire, warning that Washington’s patience was running out. “Russia needs to understand that our patience is not infinite, in fact it is very limited with whether or not Assad is going to be...