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    ‘Russia’s Sinatra’ gets Putin’s help to avoid EU blacklist
    Sep03

    ‘Russia’s Sinatra’ gets Putin’s help to avoid EU blacklist

    A Russian politician who is also a famous crooner has been given a visa to receive medical treatment in Italy despite being on an EU blacklist — thanks to some help from Vladimir Putin. Singer Iosif Kobzon — known as “Russia’s Frank Sinatra” — is supposed to be barred from entering the European Union. In February he was added to a list of...

    Ukraine Says It Foiled Bombing Of Kyiv Apartment Block
    Sep03

    Ukraine Says It Foiled Bombing Of Kyiv Apartment Block

    Ukraine says it has detained four members of a “pro-Russian nongovernmental organization” suspected of plotting to blow up a block of apartments in the capital, Kyiv. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Ukraine says foiled bombing of Kiev apartment block
    Sep03

    Ukraine says foiled bombing of Kiev apartment block

    Ukraine’s security services said Thursday they had detained four members of a pro-Russian group suspected of plotting to blow up a block of flats in Kiev. “They planned to blow up a building in Obolon and were caught red-handed,” Olena Gitlyanska, spokeswoman for the SBU security services, told AFP, referring to a residential...

    Nordic, Baltic foreign ministers call on Russia to release Kohver, Ukrainians
    Sep03

    Nordic, Baltic foreign ministers call on Russia to release Kohver, Ukrainians

    Nordic and Baltic foreign ministers, meeting in Copenhagen today and tomorrow, called on Russia to immediately release Eston Kohver, and Ukrainian citizens Oleg Sentsov and Alexander Kolchenko, and to provide a fair trial for Nadezhda Savchenko. …read more Source:...

    NATO hails ‘fresh opportunity’ for Ukraine peace
    Sep03

    NATO hails ‘fresh opportunity’ for Ukraine peace

    NATO reports getting ‘mixed’ reports from Ukraine, undrescoring that the situation remained ‘very fragile’ …read more Source: World...

    NATO opens military center in Lithuania amid Ukraine crisis
    Sep03

    NATO opens military center in Lithuania amid Ukraine crisis

    With fighter jets roaring overhead, NATO has inaugurated a military center in the Lithuanian capital amid growing regional concerns over Russia’s military presence, sparked by the fighting in Ukraine. …read more Source: Hurriyet Daily...

    Russian Diplomat Accuses Kiev of Violating UN Security Council Resolution
    Sep03

    Russian Diplomat Accuses Kiev of Violating UN Security Council Resolution

    TEHRAN (FNA)- The Ukrainian authorities are violating a UN Security Council resolution by ignoring the political aspects of the Minsk agreements, Russian Ambassador to UN Vitaly Churkin said. …read more Source: Fars News...

    NATO hails ‘fresh opportunity’ for Ukraine peace
    Sep03

    NATO hails ‘fresh opportunity’ for Ukraine peace

    NATO chief Jens Stoltenberg says a renewed cease-fire in eastern Ukraine and Kiev’s decentralization reforms created a new opportunity for peace and asked Moscow to stop backing the rebels …read more Source: The Daily...

    NATO hails ‘fresh opportunity’ for Ukraine peace
    Sep03

    NATO hails ‘fresh opportunity’ for Ukraine peace

    NATO chief Jens Stoltenberg says a renewed cease-fire in eastern Ukraine and Kiev’s decentralization reforms created a new opportunity for peace and asked Moscow to stop backing the rebels …read more Source: The Daily...

    Sofia hosts 12th International Congress on Southeast European Studies
    Sep03

    Sofia hosts 12th International Congress on Southeast European Studies

    “Southeast Europe and European integration: political, socio-economic and cultural aspects” – this is the motto at the 11th International Congress on East European Studies, held in Sofia from 31 August to 4 September. More about the history of the Congress we learn from prof. Alexander Kostov from the Institute for Balkan...