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    French Assembly calls for lifting anti-Russia sanctions
    Apr28

    French Assembly calls for lifting anti-Russia sanctions

    The lower house of the French parliament, the National Assembly, on Thursday voted in favor of a resolution calling for lifting of anti-Russian sanctions.The resolution proposed by the opposition calls on the French government to protest extension of EU sanctions against Moscow, Sputnik reported. …read more Source:...

    Ukraine ceasefire violations ‘highest in months’ (AFP)
    Apr28

    Ukraine ceasefire violations ‘highest in months’ (AFP)

    Vienna (AFP) – Ceasefire violations in eastern Ukraine have reached their highest level in months, with violence again reaching “worrying levels,” the chief OSCE monitor said Thursday. …read more Source: The West...

    The Morning Vertical, April 28, 2016
    Apr28

    The Morning Vertical, April 28, 2016

    Your daily roundup. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Gazprom launches new version of South Stream
    Apr28

    Gazprom launches new version of South Stream

    A new variant of the South Stream gas pipeline project, from the coast of the Crimea peninsula to Bulgaria’s port of Varna, was launched by the head of Gazprom Export, Andrei Konoplyanik during the Central European Gas Forum in Bratislava. In this way the pipeline will be shorter and cheaper. The news was broken a weak after Bulgaria...

    Ukrainian pilot expected to be extradited soon
    Apr28

    Ukrainian pilot expected to be extradited soon

    Jailed Ukrainian pilot Nadezhda Savchenko has been given forms to complete for extradition from Russia, one of her lawyers said Thursday. …read more Source: CTV...

    Kazakhstan delegation partakes in seminar on women’s rights in Ankara
    Apr28

    Kazakhstan delegation partakes in seminar on women’s rights in Ankara

    ASTANA. KAZINFORM -In April 27-28 Ankara holds an international seminar themed “The woman of the Turkic world speaks” which is being attended by representatives of Azerbaijan, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Macedonia, Albania, Montenegro, Ukraine and Turkey. …read more Source:...

    Dewar ‘not considering’ leadership run, says party needs to rebuild from the bottom up
    Apr28

    Dewar ‘not considering’ leadership run, says party needs to rebuild from the bottom up

    Nov7CD101 Former NDP MP Paul Dewar says he hasn’t had time to think about whether he wants to launch another bid for the NDP leadership since his unexpected defeat by the Liberal wave in Ottawa Centre last Oct. 19. Though he won’t rule out a run to succeed Tom Mulcair, Dewar says he’s not sure what’s next on his horizon....

    The Dispute About the South China Sea Is Also a Dispute About History and America’s Role
    Apr28

    The Dispute About the South China Sea Is Also a Dispute About History and America’s Role

    The U.S.S. John C. Stennis, a Nimitz-class nuclear-powered aircraft carrier, plowed through the azure waters of the South China Sea in late April, as implacable as one of the world’s largest warships ought to be. Escorting the super-carrier, which was carrying more than 3,000 military personnel on a route some 125 nautical miles east of...

    EU States to Review Visa-Free Travel Policy – Wall Street Journal publishes article on visa liberalization
    Apr28

    EU States to Review Visa-Free Travel Policy – Wall Street Journal publishes article on visa liberalization

    European Union governments that are set to consider visa-free travel deals with Turkey, Ukraine and Georgia are weighing a new policy that would allow the bloc to quickly suspend or even scrap the arrangements, if need be, according to a Franco-German paper viewed by The Wall Street Journal. …read more Source:...

    Tough standards for Turks’ visa-free travel – EU’s Timmermans
    Apr28

    Tough standards for Turks’ visa-free travel – EU’s Timmermans

    By Alastair Macdonald The deputy head of the European Commission insisted on Thursday that the EU executive would not lower its standards to offer visa-free travel to Turks in the coming weeks as part of a deal to stem migration. “We will not play around with those benchmarks,” First Vice President Frans Timmermans told the European Parliament,...