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    Biden Meets Southeast Europe Leaders about Surge of Migrants
    Nov25

    Biden Meets Southeast Europe Leaders about Surge of Migrants

    U.S. Vice President Joe Biden is attending a summit of southeast European leaders on Wednesday that focuses on tensions and security concerns over a surge of asylum-seekers and migrants crossing the region. Biden’s trip comes amid a debate in the U.S. about whether to admit Syrian refugees following the Islamic State group’s attack in...

    Bulgaria Reports No Change in Russian Gas Supply, Transit Volumes
    Nov25

    Bulgaria Reports No Change in Russian Gas Supply, Transit Volumes

    Bulgaria said on Wednesday that supplies of Russian natural gas to the country and the volumes for transit to its neighbours are flowing normally – several hours after Russia said it has stopped supplying gas to Ukraine. Bulgaria, which is almost entirely dependent on Russia for its gas imports, receives them via a transit pipeline crossing...

    Ukraine Halts Russian Gas Purchases, Closes Its Airspace
    Nov25

    Ukraine Halts Russian Gas Purchases, Closes Its Airspace

    Tensions between Moscow and Kiev ratched up further today as Ukraine decided to stop buying gas from Russia and closed its airspace to its giant eastern neighbour’s airlines. …read more Source:...

    Ukraine bans Russia’s airlines from crossing its airspace
    Nov25

    Ukraine bans Russia’s airlines from crossing its airspace

    Ukraine on Wednesday banned all Russian airlines from crossing its airspace, the latest escalation between the two neighbors. …read more Source: Iran...

    Russia just cut off Ukraine’s gas supply and this could be bad news for Europe
    Nov25

    Russia just cut off Ukraine’s gas supply and this could be bad news for Europe

    Russia’s relations with Ukraine have soured since Moscow’s annexation of Crimea in March 2014, and now the two countries are fighting about gas… …read more Source:...

    Ukraine halts Russian gas purchases, closes its airspace
    Nov25

    Ukraine halts Russian gas purchases, closes its airspace

    KIEV – Tensions between Moscow and Kiev ratched up further Wednesday as Ukraine decided to stop buying gas from Russia and closed its airspace to its giant eastern neighbour’s airlines. …read more Source: Bangkok...

    Ukraine Closes Airspace to Russia, Stops Buying Russian Gas
    Nov25

    Ukraine Closes Airspace to Russia, Stops Buying Russian Gas

    Ukraine has closed its airspace to all Russian planes and stopped buying Russian natural gas after exporter Gazprom announced it would halt deliveries to the country. Pro-western Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk said at a cabinet meeting Wednesday that the government decided to ban all Russian flights from crossing Ukraine’s...

    Karabakh’s soccer refugees take on Europe
    Nov25

    Karabakh’s soccer refugees take on Europe

    AUTHOR’S NOTE: “Qarabağ Futbol Klubu” is the Azerbaijani name for the soccer team from the town of Ağdam that is the subject of this piece. “Qarabağ” is the original Azerbaijani spelling of the mountainous region of western Azerbaijan that is usually rendered as “Karabakh’ in English. In this piece, “Qarabağ” will be used throughout...

    PM Borissov: pressure along gas pipeline to Bulgaria down
    Nov25

    PM Borissov: pressure along gas pipeline to Bulgaria down

    Pressure along the gas pipeline to Bulgaria is down after Russia has cut off gas supplies to Ukraine. A meeting has been called in Sofia to discuss the problem and Energy Minister Temenuzhka Petkova has briefed the meeting about the situation. Premier Boyko Borissov who is on a visit to China has said that Bulgaria has taken precautions to avoid...

    What is Putinism?
    Nov25

    What is Putinism?

    In the early 2000s, Vladimir Putin seemed to be a pragmatic politician. However, since then his actions have become weighed down with an anti-Western ideology nourished by references to certain conservative Russian philosophers. Could he have taken a step backwards when he became a point of reference for all the “non-aligned” and...