International donors pledge $7.7 billion in aid to Syria

By |julij 1st, 2020|humanitarian aid, Iran, janez Lenarcic, Josep Borrell, News, Russia, Syria, Syrian Civil War, Turkey, United Nations, United States|

International donors pledged $7.7 billion in aid to face the ongoing humanitarian crisis at a Syrian aid summit co-hosted by the EU and the United Nations on Tuesday (30 June).

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French MEPs visit Crimea illegally to observe Russia’s constitutional vote

By |julij 1st, 2020|Crimea, Crimea annexation, Eastern Ukraine, News, Russia|

Ukraine's ambassador to the EU has written to European Parliament President David Sassoli to condemn a move by a group of French MEPs who are visiting the peninsula annexed by Russia in 2014.

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EU lifts travel restrictions for 15 third countries from 1 July, excluding the US

By |junij 30th, 2020|China, EU external borders, News, Russia, tourism, travel, travel ban, United States|

The EU agreed on Tuesday (30 June) on a 'safe travel list' including 15 third countries from where travel to Europe will be possible from 1 July, with the notable exception of the United States, where COVID-19 is still spreading.

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Entering a new, more Putin-like, Russia

By |junij 30th, 2020|News, Russia, Vladimir Putin|

On 25 June 2020, the Russian citizens embarked on a journey that might transform their country in many ways and keep the Russian president Vladimir Putin and his apparatchiks in power until 2036, writes Pavel Havlicek.

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Georgia votes on turning West, not East

By |junij 25th, 2020|cyber security, Eastern Partnership, Georgia, Nato, News, Russia|

Despite the Russian occupation, COVID-19 and the economic recession in the world, Georgia continues to strengthen its democracy – the government is currently preparing for Parliamentary elections scheduled for October 2020, writes Archil Talakvadze.

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Georgia votes on turning West, not East

By |junij 25th, 2020|cyber security, Eastern Partnership, Georgia, Nato, News, Russia|

Despite the Russian occupation, COVID-19 and the economic recession in the world, Georgia continues to strengthen its democracy – the government is currently preparing for Parliamentary elections scheduled for October 2020, writes Archil Talakvadze.

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Ukraine’s success is the best deterrent against the Russian revanche

By |junij 24th, 2020|Azov Sea, Crimea annexation, disinformation, Donbas conflict, hybrid warfare, Nato, News, Russia, Sanctions, Ukraine, Vladimir Putin|

There is no better strategy for the West in dealing with Russia than strength and unity, and there should be no appeasement and no return to “business as usual”, writes Kostiantyn Yelisieiev.

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EU nations could block US, Russian tourists over virus response

By |junij 24th, 2020|Brazil, coronavirus, News, Russia, tourism, United States|

EU nations may close their borders to US travelers as they seek to reopen their economies to tourism because of how Washington has handled the pandemic, The New York Times reported Tuesday (23 June), citing unnamed European officials.

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US, Russia to resume ‘productive’ nuclear disarmament talks later this summer

By |junij 23rd, 2020|arms control, China, New START treaty, News, Russia, United States|

Russia and the US hope to meet for a second round of nuclear disarmament talks as soon as possible, perhaps already in late July or early August, a US special envoy said after the first negotiating round on the future of the world’s two largest nuclear powers concluded in Vienna on Monday (22 June).

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Electoral reform – the good news we missed from Georgia

By |junij 22nd, 2020|coronavirus, electoral reform, Georgia, Nato, News, Russia, Salome Zurabishvili|

Georgia is becoming, once again, a country to be watched by those who value liberty and the expansion of freedom and prosperity, writes Krassen Stanchev.

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