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    Lithuania marks 25th anniversary of Soviet crackdown
    Jan13

    Lithuania marks 25th anniversary of Soviet crackdown

    VILNIUS, Lithuania (AP) — With flowers and solemn speeches, Lithuanians are marking the 25th anniversary of a deadly Soviet crackdown that failed to quash the Baltic country’s quest for independence. Hundreds of people gathered Wednesday outside Parliament and near a TV tower in Vilnius to honor the 14 people killed when Soviet troops and...

    All four working groups on Ukraine in talks in Minsk
    Jan13

    All four working groups on Ukraine in talks in Minsk

    The talks are underway in the working groups on security and on political, economic, and humanitarian affairs. …read more Source:...

    What Obama said about Europe…
    Jan13

    What Obama said about Europe…

    U.S. President Barack Obama delivered his final “State of the Union” address Tuesday night, offering a vigorous defense of his years in office and calling on politicians and the American public to overcome partisanship and fear. But almost as interesting as what he said was what he didn’t say, especially regarding Europe. According to a...

    Ukraine PM advises broadening embargo on Russian goods
    Jan13

    Ukraine PM advises broadening embargo on Russian goods

    Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseny Yatseniuk said on Wednesday he recommended the government extend a list of banned Russian goods as part of a retaliatory trade embargo …read more Source: The Daily...

    Tennis: Ferrer leads top seeds into Auckland quarters
    Jan13

    Tennis: Ferrer leads top seeds into Auckland quarters

    WELLINGTON (AFP) – David Ferrer put last weeks Doha disappointment behind him with a comfortable straight-sets win in his opening match at the Auckland Classic on Wednesday.The 6-2, 6-4 victory over Australian qualifier Matthew Barton put the top seed and four-time champion into the quarter-finals to face Czech Lukas Rosol, a surprise...

    Three Russian companies along with foreign ones to contend for VimpelCom’s towers
    Jan13

    Three Russian companies along with foreign ones to contend for VimpelCom’s towers

    The investment department of Merrill Lynch has chosen three local (Russian) participants, particularly, Russian Towers, Vertical and Russian Direct Investment Fund (RDIF), as well as foreign participants for the second round of the tender on sale of VimpelCom’s tower infrastructures, an insider told Vedomosti. The information has been...

    Coordinators of working groups on Ukraine resume talks in Minsk
    Jan13

    Coordinators of working groups on Ukraine resume talks in Minsk

    The trilateral contact group on Ukraine is also expected to meet in Minsk on 13 January for the first time in 2016. …read more Source:...

    Russia nationalises major bank in Crimea
    Jan13

    Russia nationalises major bank in Crimea

    Russia has nationalised a major commercial bank operating in Crimea, which had been sanctioned by the West for funding the peninsula’s integration into Russia after Moscow’s annexation in … …read more Source: Japan Herald...

    Third-country nationals residing both in Latvia and abroad seek free consultations
    Jan13

    Third-country nationals residing both in Latvia and abroad seek free consultations

    In December, free-of-charge lawyer consultations were most frequently used by citizens of Ukraine, Russia and Pakistan, indicate specialists of the society “Shelter “Safe House””. In total, 94 consultations were provided, 40 of them via phone, and 15 – by using e-mail. …read more Source: The Baltic...

    Bulgaria’s Grigor Dimitrov Proceeds to Quarterfinals in Sydney
    Jan13

    Bulgaria’s Grigor Dimitrov Proceeds to Quarterfinals in Sydney

    The highest ranking Bulgarian male tennis player Grigor Dimitrov proceeded to the quarterfinals of the Apia International tournament which is taking place in Sydney. In a match from the second round on Wednesday, Dimitrov defeated Pablo Cuevas from Uruguay with 7:6 (2), 6:4. Thus the Bulgarian recorded his second victory against Cuevas in their...