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    Ukraine under pressure to implement terms of Minsk peace agreement
    May10

    Ukraine under pressure to implement terms of Minsk peace agreement

    Most of the provisions of the Minsk II settlement remain unfulfilled, putting mainly Ukraine in a tight spot. Elections in separatist-held territory are at the forefront of diplomatic efforts. …read more Source:...

    Ukraine under pressure to implement terms of Minsk peace agreement
    May10

    Ukraine under pressure to implement terms of Minsk peace agreement

    Most of the provisions of the Minsk II settlement remain unfulfilled, putting mainly Ukraine in a tight spot. Elections in separatist-held territory are at the forefront of diplomatic efforts. …read more Source: Deutsche...

    Germany to press for progress on elections at Ukraine talks
    May10

    Germany to press for progress on elections at Ukraine talks

    BERLIN (AP) ” Germany is putting forward a proposal for holding local elections in eastern Ukraine, with the aim of moving toward a deal before the European Union’s sanctions against Russia expire at the end of July.Diplomats from… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Germany to increase troops for first time since Cold War ended
    May10

    Germany to increase troops for first time since Cold War ended

    BERLIN: Germany is raising the number of its troops for the first time since 1990, ending a quarter of a century of successive cuts in the army since the end of the Cold War. The Bundeswehr is expected to increase in the next seven years by 14,300 soldiers, while 4,400 civilian officers will also be added to the service, Defence Minister Ursula...

    Canada Continues Making Nice With The World By Lifting Sanctions On Authoritarian Belarus
    May10

    Canada Continues Making Nice With The World By Lifting Sanctions On Authoritarian Belarus

    The latest stop on Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s charm offensive is the former Soviet outpost of Belarus, a state often described as “Europe’s last dictatorship.”The Trudeau government announced that they would be following the lead of America and Europe by dropping the eastern European state from its main...

    Gaidar Resigns As Acting Deputy Governor Of Odesa Region
    May10

    Gaidar Resigns As Acting Deputy Governor Of Odesa Region

    The acting deputy governor of Ukraine’s Odesa region, Maria Gaidar, has left the post to become an adviser to Governor Mikheil Saakashvili. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    EBRD, Switzerland strengthen support for small businesses in Central Asia
    May10

    EBRD, Switzerland strengthen support for small businesses in Central Asia

    The Swiss State Secretariat for Economic Affairs SECO is increasing its support for small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in Central Asia with a €4.5 million contribution to the work of the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) Small Business Initiative (SBI) in the Kyrgyz Republic and Tajikistan. This strategic Initiative...

    Parliament Approves Hungarian Refugee Quota Referendum
    May10

    Parliament Approves Hungarian Refugee Quota Referendum

    Hungary’s parliament on Tuesday approved a government move to hold a referendum on mandatory refugee quotas set by Brussels. The Hungarian vote, which was approved by a vote of 136 to five in the parliament, will put the question: “Do you want the European Union to prescribe the mandatory settlement of non-Hungarian citizens in Hungary even...

    IMF team arrives in Ukraine to check on new government (AFP)
    May10

    IMF team arrives in Ukraine to check on new government (AFP)

    Kiev (AFP) – An International Monetary Fund team arrived in Kiev on Tuesday after the formation of a new Ukrainian government resolved a prolonged political crisis that had stalled the release of vital aid. …read more Source: The West...

    International scientific meeting on wetland archaeology in Skopje and Ohrid on May 11-17
    May10

    International scientific meeting on wetland archaeology in Skopje and Ohrid on May 11-17

    More than 20 participants from Switzerland, Russia, Ukraine, France, Germany, Greece, Netherlands, Lithuania, Slovenia and Macedonia are to take part at the scientific meeting ‘Prehistoric Wetlands and Lakes: bringing forward dendrochronology in archaeology’ which runs from Macy 11 to 17 in Skopje and Ohrid organised by the Centre for...