It has been more than three years since Ukrainians gathered at Maidan Square in Kyiv on the night of Nov. 21, 2013, to demand closer integration with Europe and the resignation of President Viktor Yanukovych. As the protests spread and Yanukovych refused to sign the Association Agreement with the EU, a full-scale uprising forced him to flee and led to conflicts across the country that have since claimed the lives of more than 10,000 people. It also led to a de facto division of the country between a pro-European west and a pro-Russian east, as well as loss of Crimean Peninsula to Russia.
Latvian Foreign Minister Edgars Rinkevics, who is on a visit in Azerbaijan, said in an exclusive interview with Trend that the main purpose of his visit to the country is the desire to continue a fruitful political and economic dialogue with it.
Turkey, Georgia and Azerbaijan plan to increase the volume of mutual trade up to $20 billion, said Turkey’s Deputy Economy Minister Fatih Metin at the 5th Turkey-Azerbaijan-Georgia business forum in Istanbul Feb. 17.
Government Spokesperson Zoltán Kovács takes the view that if the EU extends tough treatment to its own nationals, it must extend the same treatment to immigrants.
Our simulation of an econometric model suggests that the net benefit of TPP11 is positive. There is, therefore, a case for going ahead with TPP11.
The continuing frenzy in Washington about contacts between members of the Trump team and Russia has diverted attention from the first real test of the new US president’s campaign pledge to improve relations with Moscow.
A draft reform of Europe’s emissions trading system (ETS) has been adopted by the European Parliament, with MEPs from coal-dependent Poland helping soften the rules.
Volodymyr Horbulin, Director of the National Institute for Strategic Studies: Ukraine became a key state of Russia and the West confrontation
Volodymyr Horbulin, Director of the National Institute for Strategic Studies, twice served as Director of the National Security and Defense Council of Ukraine and one of the first founders of the National Security and Defense Council, rarely gives speeches in public.
Each February, Munich takes center stage in global politics. Here are eight important facts about the Munich Security Conference.
Tehran says that the worst scenario regarding how US President Donald Trump approaches the nuclear deal, called the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), is that he keeps it.