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    Russia Has Extended Embargo on Food Imports from Bulgaria by 1 Year
    Jun21

    Russia Has Extended Embargo on Food Imports from Bulgaria by 1 Year

    Russia has extended the embargo on imports of food products from Bulgaria by another year. This was announced by Bulgarian Agriculture Minister Desislava Taneva in Burgas on Monday, Darik radio quotes her as saying. The embargo was imposed due to the stance of Bulgaria in relation to the situation in Crimea and the Russian involvement there. The...

    Lithuania’s businesses in Palanga don’t expect tourist influx
    Jun21

    Lithuania’s businesses in Palanga don’t expect tourist influx

    Despite the opening of new air routes connecting Palanga with Minsk and Kiev, businesses in the Lithuanian seaside resort town do not expect an influx of tourists thus far, the Lietuvos Rytas daily reports on June 21st, cites LETA/BNS. …read more Source: The Baltic...

    Ukraine marks World Refugee day
    Jun21

    Ukraine marks World Refugee day

    The global refugee crisis is worsening. According to UN estimates, the number of people displaced by conflicts around the world has increased to 65.3 million …read more Source:...

    Trudeau to make first official visit to Ukraine
    Jun21

    Trudeau to make first official visit to Ukraine

    NNA – Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says he will make his first official visit to Ukraine next month. The prime minister says he will make the trip after attending the NATO summit in Poland in early J …read more Source: National News...

    EU to Extend Russia Sanctions, Divided Over Next Steps
    Jun21

    EU to Extend Russia Sanctions, Divided Over Next Steps

    The European Union was divided on Monday (20/06) over how to end a stand-off with Moscow over the crisis in Ukraine, as Britain called for governments to maintain their tough stance and Slovakia said the current sanctions policy was untenable. …read more Source: The Jakarta...

    Our Impulsive Foreign Policy Establishment
    Jun21

    Our Impulsive Foreign Policy Establishment

    Some 50 State Department officials have signed a memo calling on President Obama to launch air and missile strikes on the Damascus regime of Bashar Assad. A “judicious use of stand-off and air weapons,” they claim, “would undergird and drive a more focused and hard-nosed U.S.-led diplomatic process.” In brief, to strengthen the hand of our...

    Wales tops group ahead of England as Russia goes home
    Jun21

    Wales tops group ahead of England as Russia goes home

    Wales qualified for the knockout stages of the European Championship as a group winner after it overwhelmed Russia 3-0 on Monday and England could only grind out a 0-0 draw with Slovakia. In its first international tournament since the 1958 World Cup, Wales ended Group B with six points, one ahead of England, which also qualifies for the round of...

    Wales top group ahead of England as Russia goes home
    Jun21

    Wales top group ahead of England as Russia goes home

    Wales’ Gareth Bale (left) scores his side’s third goal past Russia goalkeeper Igor Akinfeev during the Euro 2016 Group B soccer match between Russia and Wales at the Stadium municipal in Toulouse, France, on Monday, June 20, 2016. Photo: AP PARIS: Wales qualified for the knockout stages of the European Championship as a group winner...

    Putin Changing His Tune in St. Petersburg
    Jun21

    Putin Changing His Tune in St. Petersburg

    Russia’s annual St. Petersburg International Economic Forum ended up with an impressive financial haul—$15.3 billion in contracts, compared to just $3.6 billion last year. But more important than the investment tally was a new-look political message for the West, delivered by Russian President Vladimir Putin from the forum’s...

    Biden warns Trump will cause democracy backslide
    Jun21

    Biden warns Trump will cause democracy backslide

    Vice President Joe Biden speaks at the American Constitution Society for Law and Policy 2016 National Convention, Thursday, June 9, 2016, in Washington. (AP Photo/Nick Wass) WASHINGTON – Warning of a potential surge in anti-Americanism, Vice-President Joe Biden tore into Donald Trump’s views on foreign policy on Monday, urging the country...