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    Let Putin be your fitness inspiration hero
    Sep09

    Let Putin be your fitness inspiration hero

    Need an excuse to get off the sofa? Look no further than ‘Putinspiration’ – exercise motivation tips with a political twist “Fitspiration” is the Instagram hashtag de jour, with six million posts showing flat abs or toned arms coupled with captions like “the harder the struggle the more glorious the triumph” and “earn your selfie”.“Fitspo”,...

    EU Commission Chief Warns Moscow Over EU Security, Borders
    Sep09

    EU Commission Chief Warns Moscow Over EU Security, Borders

    European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker has warned Russia that the security and borders of EU member states are “untouchable.” …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Opinion: Russia’s Troublesome Ally
    Sep09

    Opinion: Russia’s Troublesome Ally

    Belarus’ strained relationship with Russia illustrates the contradictory relationship between its leadership and that in Moscow during the presidential election campaign. The problematic areas include the war in Ukraine and the closely related issue of collaboration in the military-industrial complex. In late 2014, at a meeting between...

    Saakashvili Collects Enough Signatures To Be Considered Next Ukrainian PM
    Sep09

    Saakashvili Collects Enough Signatures To Be Considered Next Ukrainian PM

    Former Georgian President Mikheil Saakashvili’s supporters in Ukraine have collected more than 26,000 signatures on a petition recommending him to become Ukraine’s prime minister. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    The Daily Vertical: Putin Changes The Subject
    Sep09

    The Daily Vertical: Putin Changes The Subject

    The Daily Vertical is a video primer for Russia-watchers that appears Monday through Friday. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Juncker says EU to aid refugees, tighten border controls (Updated)
    Sep09

    Juncker says EU to aid refugees, tighten border controls (Updated)

    By Alastair Macdonald European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker, urging Europeans to show humanity and dignity, said on Wednesday the EU executive would offer better protection for refugees but also improve its frontier defences and deport more illegal migrants. In his first State of the Union address to the European Parliament, Juncker...

    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...