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    EU’s Juncker recommends visa liberalisation for Ukraine, Georgia, Kosovo
    Dec18

    EU’s Juncker recommends visa liberalisation for Ukraine, Georgia, Kosovo

    European Commission head Jean-Claude Juncker recommended Friday the EU should offer visa-free short-stay travel to Ukraine, Georgia and Kosovo, all three locked in bitter disputes with Russia …read more Source: The Daily...

    Ukraine’s prime minister says his country won’t repay $3 billion debt owed to Russia
    Dec18

    Ukraine’s prime minister says his country won’t repay $3 billion debt owed to Russia

    MOSCOW — Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk says his country won’t repay a $3 billion debt owed to Russia by this weekend. Yatsenyuk announced at a televised government session on Friday a “moratorium” on any debt repayments to Russia. That effectively means that Ukraine is defaulting on the debt. He did not indicate when Ukraine...

    EU’s Juncker recommends visa-free travel to Ukraine, Georgia, Kosovo (AFP)
    Dec18

    EU’s Juncker recommends visa-free travel to Ukraine, Georgia, Kosovo (AFP)

    Brussels (AFP) – European Commission head Jean-Claude Juncker recommended Friday the EU should offer visa-free travel to Ukraine, Georgia and Kosovo, all three locked in bitter disputes with Russia. …read more Source: The West...

    3 countries recommended for EU visa-free regime
    Dec18

    3 countries recommended for EU visa-free regime

    European Commission chief recommends visa liberalisation for Ukraine, Georgia and Kosovo …read more Source: World...

    200,000 from Myanmar living in BD in refugee-like situation
    Dec18

    200,000 from Myanmar living in BD in refugee-like situation

    2015 likely to exceed all previous records for global forced displacement The number of people living in Bangladesh in a “refugee-like situation” now stands at 200,000, who are originating from Myanmar, said a new study of UNHCR released on Friday. However, the government of Bangladesh estimates the population to be between 300,000 and 500,000,...

    3 countries recommended for EU visa-free travel
    Dec18

    3 countries recommended for EU visa-free travel

    European Commission chief recommends visa liberalisation for Ukraine, Georgia and Kosovo …read more Source: World...

    Ukraine says it won’t repay Russian debt due by weekend
    Dec18

    Ukraine says it won’t repay Russian debt due by weekend

    Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk said on Friday that his country won’t repay a $3 billion debt owed to Russia by this weekend after Moscow’s refusal to accept repayment terms already offered to other international creditors. The “moratorium” on outstanding debt repayments to Russia effectively means that Ukraine...

    Grodno mayor: Belarus’ investment appeal growing
    Dec18

    Grodno mayor: Belarus’ investment appeal growing

    Mechislav Goi also reported that within the framework of transboundary cooperation Poland-Belarus-Ukraine implemented 12 projects in healthcare, education, and tourism. Grodno is crossed by the international transport corridor: Warsaw-Bialystok-Grodno-Vilnius-St Petersburg. …read more Source:...

    Trump heaps more praise on Putin: ‘At least he’s a leader’
    Dec18

    Trump heaps more praise on Putin: ‘At least he’s a leader’

    Donald Trump on Friday expanded upon his welcoming of praise from Russian President Vladimir Putin, remarking that “when people call you brilliant, it’s always good, especially when the person heads up Russia,” even when that person happens to be not so friendly to journalists. In an interview with MSNBC’s “Morning Joe,” co-host Joe...

    How Belarus Disappointed Russia in Ukraine and Syria
    Dec18

    How Belarus Disappointed Russia in Ukraine and Syria

    New Ukrainian Armoured Vehicle Designed with Belarus Help. Image: Ukraine Ministry of Internal Affairs Minsk consistently avoids supporting Moscow in Ukraine and Syria. To put it mildly. After all, on 7 December, Ukrainian Internal Minister Avakov inaugurated the new Ukrainian armoured vehicle Varta designed in cooperation with “Belarusian...