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    Alexis Tsipras: EU sanctions against Russia ‘not productive’
    May28

    Alexis Tsipras: EU sanctions against Russia ‘not productive’

    Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras on Friday said that EU sanctions against Russia over its actions in Ukraine are not productive, BBC reports. “We have repeatedly said that the vicious circle of militarization, of Cold War rhetoric and of sanctions is not productive. The solution is dialogue,” Tsipras said at a joint press conference with...

    Brussels gives green light to Sofia’s gas ambitions
    May28

    Brussels gives green light to Sofia’s gas ambitions

    “Bulgaria is a key country in the European energy system and has the potential to build a powerful gas hub that will enable the use of different sources of gas, including Russian gas.” With these words of encouragement, EU Climate and Energy Commissioner Miguel Arias Cañete announced two days ago in Sofia that the European Commission...

    Ukraine wants ex-NATO head, Anders Fogh Rasmussen, as advisor
    May28

    Ukraine wants ex-NATO head, Anders Fogh Rasmussen, as advisor

    Ukraine’s president asks the former NATO secretary general to act as his unofficial advisor. …read more Source:...

    German Foreign Minister Suggests Gradual Reduction In Russia Sanctions
    May28

    German Foreign Minister Suggests Gradual Reduction In Russia Sanctions

    German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier suggested the European Union might gradually reduce sanctions if Moscow takes steps to fulfill its obligations under a peace accord with Ukraine. “I ho …read more Source: Big News...

    Ukrainian Pilot Savchenko’s Ambitions Could Spark Political Turmoil
    May28

    Ukrainian Pilot Savchenko’s Ambitions Could Spark Political Turmoil

    MOSCOW – Just two days after being released from a Russian prison, pilot Nadiya Savchenko is capitalizing on her symbolic importance to Ukrainians, saying Friday that she would run for president “if U …read more Source: Big News...

    Ukraine files defence at London court against debt lawsuit by Russia
    May28

    Ukraine files defence at London court against debt lawsuit by Russia

    Ukraine has filed a defensive pleading at London’s High Court against a lawsuit initiated by Russia over Kiev’s failure to repay its 3-billion-U.S.-dollar debt, the Ukrainian Foreign Ministry said Friday. …read more Source:...

    International Friendlies: Marcus Rashford gets a dream debut as England trump Australia
    May28

    International Friendlies: Marcus Rashford gets a dream debut as England trump Australia

    Marcus Rashford made a bold claim for a place at Euro 2016 as the Manchester United sensation took just 135 seconds to became the youngest player to score on his England debut in the 2-1 win against Australia. Rashford’s meteoric rise hit new heights when the teenage striker opened the scoring in the Euro 2016 warm-up with a clinical volley...

    Nadiya Savchenko: The thorn in President Poroshenko’s side?
    May28

    Nadiya Savchenko: The thorn in President Poroshenko’s side?

    The Ukrainian pilot has returned to Kyiv after being released in a prisoner swap with Russia. President Poroshenko fought to bring her back but, as DW’s Emma Burrows writes, her return could prove bittersweet for him. …read more Source: Deutsche...

    US missile defense system a threat to Russia: Vladimir Putin
    May28

    US missile defense system a threat to Russia: Vladimir Putin

    Putin traveled to Greece with Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov and top executives from state oil and gas companies. On his first trip to a European Union country this year, Russian President Vladimir Putin on Friday sharply criticized western policy toward Moscow, describing a newly expanded US missile defense system as a threat to his...

    Crimea question closed forever: Putin (AAP)
    May28

    Crimea question closed forever: Putin (AAP)

    Russian President Vladimir Putin says the subject of Crimea, annexed by Russia in 2014, “is closed forever”. …read more Source: The West...