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Section: World Press about Ukraine

    MPs of all parties line up against threat of EU sanctions
    Jun09

    MPs of all parties line up against threat of EU sanctions

    In what could be considered a ‘once in a blue-moon’ event, Portugal’s ruling Socialists and centre-right Opposition parties have joined forces against Brussels, in their condemnation of any decision to impose economic sanctions on Portugal’s failure to meet deficit targets. The terminology used did not bring on Socialist allies...

    The ‘Emperor’ Has No Clothes
    Jun09

    The ‘Emperor’ Has No Clothes

    A sanctioned friend of Vladimir Putin, the businessman Arkady Rotenberg, has frozen construction on the Kerch channel bridge, due to a lack of financing. Forbes Russia reports the contracting company, Rotenberg’s Stroygazmontazh, did not received a scheduled money transfer from the budget and doesn’t have the capital to continue...

    Bulgaria Cuts Non-EU Trade Gap by 58% Y/Y in Jan-Apr 2016
    Jun09

    Bulgaria Cuts Non-EU Trade Gap by 58% Y/Y in Jan-Apr 2016

    Bulgaria ran a deficit of BGN 329.6 M (exports FOB – imports CIF) in trade with third countries in the first four months of 2016, the national statistical office NSI announced on Thursday. This compared with deficit of BGN 782.8 in trade with non-EU countries for January-April 2015. Data for 2016 are preliminary. In April 2016 alone Bulgaria had...

    Neuer ready to skipper Germany for Euro 2016 opener
    Jun09

    Neuer ready to skipper Germany for Euro 2016 opener

    EVIAN (FRANCE) – Germany goalkeeper Manuel Neuer is ready to step up and captain the world champions in their opening Euro 2016 group game against Ukraine on Sunday. …read more Source: Bangkok...

    Threats to Belarus, problems on the Ukrainian border, cooperation with Kazakhstan – Belarus Security Digest
    Jun09

    Threats to Belarus, problems on the Ukrainian border, cooperation with Kazakhstan – Belarus Security Digest

    Minsk wants to maintain its own position in the latest confrontation between NATO and Russia in the region. Various Belarusian officials state that they see no immediate threat to Belarus from NATO, but rather from a possible internal conflict like those that occurred in Ukraine and Arab countries. The Belarusian government is more preoccupied...

    Saint Petersburg to host high-level meeting on Karabakh
    Jun09

    Saint Petersburg to host high-level meeting on Karabakh

    A trilateral meeting on the settlement of the situation in Nagorno Karabakh will be held in Saint Petersburg, quoting the Russian Ministry of Foreign Affairs. The issue was discussed during Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Grigory Karasin’s meeting with French Ambassador Jean-Marc Ayrault and French Co-Chair of the OSCE Minsk Group Pierre...

    Yard of the Cyrillic alphabet – unique cultural-historical complex
    Jun09

    Yard of the Cyrillic alphabet – unique cultural-historical complex

    Nearly 300 million people in the world use the Cyrillic alphabet when writing. These are Slavic people from Southeastern Europe, as well as Russians, Ukrainians, Belarusian, representatives of numerous non-Slavic peoples in Russia – peoples from the Caucasus region, Siberia, people from former Soviet republics and Mongolians. At least 50...

    War With Russia Without Public Debate?
    Jun09

    War With Russia Without Public Debate?

    Stephen F. CohenNATO is continuing its military buildup and “exercises” on Russia’s borders, Moscow is taking “counter-measures,” while the US mainstream media remains silent. …read more Source: The...

    Nationalists Promise ‘Bloody Mess’ As Kyiv’s LGBTs Prepare To March
    Jun09

    Nationalists Promise ‘Bloody Mess’ As Kyiv’s LGBTs Prepare To March

    For the fourth straight year, members of Kyiv’s LGBT community plan to hold a March of Equality. And for the fourth straight year, counterdemonstrators are threatening to stop them by any means, including violence. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Global tensions rise amid G7 Summit
    Jun09

    Global tensions rise amid G7 Summit

    Sebastian Mwangangi Leaders of the world’s richest nations, popularly referred to as G7, held its 42nd summit in Japan last week. It is largely a lacklustre, finest club affair, dominated by rich democracies such as Britain, France, Italy, Canada, US, Japan and Germany. While the world was freely exchanging views, challenging ideas, and...