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    TransMin invites Germany, Ukraine, Azerbaijan to use Latvia’s transport infrastructure
    May20

    TransMin invites Germany, Ukraine, Azerbaijan to use Latvia’s transport infrastructure

    Latvian Transport Minister Uldis Augulis (Greens/Farmers) during the International Transport Forum in Leipzig, Germany, invited German, Ukrainian and Azerbaijani representatives to build cooperation with Latvia in transport, the Transport Ministry reported LETA. …read more Source: The Baltic...

    The Panama Papers and Putin
    May20

    The Panama Papers and Putin

    OPINION: The Panama Papers scandal, among other things, reinforces growing concerns about high-level fraud and corruption within President Vladimir Putin’s government and raises troubling questions about Moscow’s conflict with neighbouring Ukraine. …read more Source:...

    EU expected to extend Russia economic sanctions
    May20

    EU expected to extend Russia economic sanctions

    EU foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini has predicted the EU will extend economic sanctions on Russia by June despite “differences” of opinion in Europe. …read more Source:...

    Belarusian State Circus presents new show
    May20

    Belarusian State Circus presents new show

    The new show will feature the Novoselovs family with their act Illusion of Modern Age, Belarusian camels, French mastiffs, Cat the Acrobat, and graceful lamas. A duet of Ukrainian clowns will bring a lot of fun to the stage. …read more Source:...

    OSCE mulls armed police mission in Ukraine
    May20

    OSCE mulls armed police mission in Ukraine

    “It would be a police operation to help provide a safe environment for the elections to take place,” the OSCE Secretary General said. …read more Source:...

    KVV Group confirms owner Kazmin detained in Ukraine
    May20

    KVV Group confirms owner Kazmin detained in Ukraine

    Ukraine’s KVV Group, the owner of the Latvian metallurgical plant KVV Liepajas Metalurgs, after categorically rejecting last week allegations about the involvement of its co-owner, Yevgeny Kazmin, in financing of separatism in Ukraine or any other criminal activities in Ukraine and the illegally occupied territories, has changed its tune...

    Reaction to NATO Missile Defense System Is Just One Sign of Russia’s Growing Paranoia
    May20

    Reaction to NATO Missile Defense System Is Just One Sign of Russia’s Growing Paranoia

    Image: Missiles. Stock Photo. Pixabay.com YEREVAN, Armenia — NATO’s deployment of a missile defense system in Romania this month brought the requisite Russian snarls and vows of countervailing action, such as reintroducing a movable, rail-based missile system that Moscow abolished in 2008. The Romanian system is the latest piece in a...

    Justin Trudeau says ‘I am human’ after fracas in Parliament, cites job pressure
    May20

    Justin Trudeau says ‘I am human’ after fracas in Parliament, cites job pressure

    Justin Trudeau on Wednesday evening crossed the floor in the House of Commons to grab one legislator and drag him to his seat, accidentally elbowing another in the chest. Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, under fire for getting involved in an unprecedented physical fracas in Parliament, said on Thursday that he was only human and in a high...

    Canada Prime Minister Justin Trudeau Says ‘I Am Human After Fracas, Cites Pressure
    May20

    Canada Prime Minister Justin Trudeau Says ‘I Am Human After Fracas, Cites Pressure

    Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, under fire for getting involved in an unprecedented physical fracas in Parliament, said on Thursday that he was only human and in a high pressure job but promised there would be no repeat of his actions.Trudeau, impatient at what he saw as stalling tactics by the opposition ahead of a vote on Wednesday...

    Bratislava braces itself for EU presidency, and so does Brussels
    May20

    Bratislava braces itself for EU presidency, and so does Brussels

    Slovakia is almost ready for its EU close-up, but not everyone in Brussels is confident the country can handle the starring role it will have in driving the union’s political agenda for the second half of the year. It won’t be the first member of its class of mostly small, Eastern European countries that joined the EU in 2004 to hold...