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    Ukraine still faces threat of Russian military offensive – Poroshenko
    Sep09

    Ukraine still faces threat of Russian military offensive – Poroshenko

    Ukraine still faces the threat of a full-scale Russian military attack despite several days of relative calm on the front-lines of the east where government forces confront Russian-backed separatists, President Petro Poroshenko said on Tuesday.Poroshenko comments at a government meeting come amid signs of discord in the governing coalition over...

    Grigor Dimitrov Will Not Compete for Bulgaria in Vital Davis Cup Play-Off
    Sep09

    Grigor Dimitrov Will Not Compete for Bulgaria in Vital Davis Cup Play-Off

    The top ranking male tennis player of Bulgaria – Grigor Dimitrov will not compete for the country’s team in the vital play-off against Hungary for the Davis Cup. Bulgaria will host the matches from the third round of Group II Europe/Africa at the National tennis centre in Sofia between September 18 and 20. The winner from the play-off will...

    Russia Must Allow Examination of Plane Cargoes in Bulgaria – FM
    Sep09

    Russia Must Allow Examination of Plane Cargoes in Bulgaria – FM

    Foreign Minister Daniel Mitov has said Bulgaria will allow Russian cargo aircraft to overfly its territory only if Moscow agrees to inspections.Sofia denied clearance to Russian planes en route to Syria on Tuesday which Moscow said were carrying “humanitarian aid”.Authorities in Bulgaria, however, maintain they received information...

    Juncker: EU ‘not in a good place’
    Sep09

    Juncker: EU ‘not in a good place’

    STRASBOURG — European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker said the EU is “not in a good place” and that it needed to move beyond “business as usual” to address the daunting political challenges facing the bloc. “Now is not the time to go ahead willy-nilly, business-as-usual,” Juncker told members of the European Parliament and other EU...

    “Serbia has sufficient natural gas supplies”
    Sep09

    “Serbia has sufficient natural gas supplies”

    Serbia will have enough gas even if deliveries via Ukraine are cut, Tanjug said it learned from the country’s public gas enterprise Srbijagas. Today, the underground gas storage (UGS) facility in Banatski Dvor contains 381 million cubic meters of gas, 141 million owned by Srbijagas, and around 240 million cubic meters owned by the Russian...

    Ukraine war becoming bloodier, dirtier
    Sep09

    Ukraine war becoming bloodier, dirtier

    UN says war in Ukraine claimed more civilian lives in past three months than in spring, with both sides guilty of war crimes and torture. …read more Source:...

    Belarusian businessmen move to Lithuania
    Sep09

    Belarusian businessmen move to Lithuania

    The current unpredictable economic situation in Belarus, Russia and Ukraine forces businessmen to seek a safe haven for their money and ideas in the West. From year to year the number of companies that have moved from the CIS countries to Lithuania is increasing, reported BC Invest Lithuania. …read more Source: The Baltic...

    Almost 8,000 dead in Ukraine since April 2014: report
    Sep09

    Almost 8,000 dead in Ukraine since April 2014: report

    A United Nations Human Rights Monitoring Mission in Ukraine report revealed on Tuesday that nearly 8,000 people have lost their lives in Eastern Ukraine since the conflict began in mid-April 2014, while a recent upsurge in violence has further increased the death toll. …read more Source: <a...

    The Boy on the Beach: Obama’s Foreign Policy Failures Go Viral | The Wilderness
    Sep09

    The Boy on the Beach: Obama’s Foreign Policy Failures Go Viral | The Wilderness

    The Wilderness | Issue 58 | 9 . 7 . 2015 | Tweet Flash back to 2011, and far as presidencies are concerned, it feels like a millennium ago. Barack Obama was basking in the fullness of the Arab Spring, posing as the personal midwife to a New Birth of Freedom as he polished his Peace Prize in front of the world. Truly this was a man who could not...

    Contact group on Ukraine to meet in Minsk 22 September
    Sep09

    Contact group on Ukraine to meet in Minsk 22 September

    On 8 September Minsk played host to the meetings of the working groups for economic, humanitarian and political affairs. The results of their work were heard out by the trilateral contact group on Ukraine. …read more Source:...