Trump says NATO countries’ burden-sharing improving, wants more

By |april 3rd, 2019|Black Sea, defence spending, Donald Trump, F-35, Germany, Nato, News, Russia, S-400, Turkey|

US President Donald Trump said on Tuesday (2 April) his pressure on NATO nations to pay more for their defence is leading to tens of billions of dollars more in contributions, but the allies may need to boost their budgets even more.

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Russia to deploy nuclear-capable strategic bombers to Crimea

By |marec 19th, 2019|Black Sea, Crimea annexation, News, nuclear weapons, Russia|

Russia has decided to deploy nuclear-capable Tupolev Tu-22M3 strategic bombers to the Crimean peninsula in response to the US rolling out missile defense systems in Romania, the RIA news agency cited a senior Russian lawmaker as saying on Monday (18 Ma...

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Pompeo begins tour in long-overlooked central Europe

By |februar 11th, 2019|Black Sea, Central Europe, China, ExxonMobil, fighter jet, Huawei, Hungary, Iran nuclear deal, Mike Pompeo, military procurement, Nato, News, offshore gas, Paks nuclear central, Peter Szijjarto, Poland, Russia, Slovakia, transatlantic relations, Turkish Stream|

When Secretary of State Mike Pompeo visits Hungary, Slovakia and Poland this week he wants to make up for a lack of US engagement that opened the door to more Chinese and Russian influence in central Europe, administration officials say.

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Kerch Strait attack testifies that Kremlin’s aggression has no limits

By |december 5th, 2018|Azov Sea, Black Sea, Crimea annexation, Eastern Ukraine crisis, Kerch Strait, Nato, News, OSCE, Russia, Sanctions, Ukraine|

The leniency of the West encouraged Russia to take its aggression against Ukraine to a new level, writes Mykola Tochytskyi, who puts forward several recommendations.

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Russia to deploy new missiles to Crimea as Ukraine tensions rise

By |november 28th, 2018|arms race, Azov Sea, Black Sea, Crimea annexation, News, Russia, Ukraine|

Russia said on Wednesday (29 November) it planned to deploy more of its advanced S-400 surface-to-air missile systems to Crimea as tensions rose with Ukraine over Moscow's seizure of three Ukrainian navy ships and their crews.

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Commission hails Greek-Bulgarian railway project as ‘positive development’

By |september 21st, 2017|Alexis Tsipras, Black Sea, Boyko Borissov, EFSI, Juncker investment plan, News|

The European Commission is satisfied with the recent cooperation between Greece and Bulgaria on a regional railway project and is ready to look into possible financial support, an EU spokesperson told EURACTIV. Earlier this month (6 September) Greece and Bulgaria signed a memorandum of understanding for the construction of a high-speed railway linking six ports, […]

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Desperate Europe-bound migrants turn to capricious Black Sea

By |september 18th, 2017|Balkan route, Black Sea, border fence, Hungary, News, refugee crisis, Romania|

While the arrival of exhausted migrants may be common on Mediterranean shores, it's a rare sight on the Black Sea coastline. But a string of recent arrivals from Turkey suggests it may be emerging as part of a new 'Romanian route' to western Europe.

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