The Swedish government claims that the Russian military “have been acting in the Baltic region where violations of the regional countries’ sovereignty took place”
The Secretary General of the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation, (OIC), Mr. Iyad Ameen Madani will pay his first two official visits to OIC Member States in the Central Asia: the Republic of Tajikistan and the Republic of Kazakhstan, starting on Sunday, 25 October 2014, and aiming to foster relations between the OIC and countries of this region.
A French court on Friday authorised the extradition of exiled Kazakh oligarch Mukhtar Ablyazov to Russia and Ukraine, despite concerns over his safety if the move goes ahead.
General Knud Bartels, Chairman of the NATO Military Committee visited Ljubljana, Slovenia on the 23rd October 2014. The Chairman met with the President of Slovenia, Mr. Borut Pahor, the Minister of Defence, Mr. Janko Veber, the Chief of General Staff, Brigadier General Andrej Osterman and members of the Slovenian Parliament’s Defence Committee. Among the main subjects discussed were NATO’s current security challenges, the implementation of the Readiness Action Plan, defence spending and Slovenia’s contribution to NATO’s defence initiatives, in addition to the outcomes of the recent meeting of the Military Committee Chiefs of Defence in Vilnius.
We want Ukraine to become normal and civilized so that it is a state not hostile to Russia, Russian presidential administration chief Sergey Ivanov says
I returned last weekend from a monthlong trip to both East Asia and Europe. I discovered three things: First, the Europeans were obsessed with Germany and concerned about Russia. Second, the Asians were obsessed with China and concerned about Japan. Third, visiting seven countries from the Pacific to the Atlantic in 29 days brings you to a unique state of consciousness, in which the only color is gray and knowing the number of your hotel room in your current city, as opposed to the one two cities ago, is an achievement.
Former foreign minister admits meeting between PM Tusk and Vladimir Putin, where Russian's president offered parts of Ukraine to Poland, never took place in Moscow, as he originally claimed.
Perhaps the shock of Wednesday's attack in Ottawa will prove shorter than we expect because, let's be frank, we've all known something like this was coming, right?
The Parliament of Abkhazia received the Russian draft treaty of alliance and integration experts led heated discussions about what the consequences might be its implementation. But if Russia this story is not a primary, then the Abkhaz elite and public relations with the state-holder - it is a matter of fundamental importance. This explains the high degree of emotion, which demonstrated a discussion about the potential costs and gains from the new contract within Abkhazia.
Outgoing European Commission President Jose Manuel Barroso said Sunday the UK would risk losing all its influence if it left the EU.
Hungary is a member of the EU and NATO and this clearly indicates where its commitments are, the foreign minister said in an interview published by daily Magyar Nemzet on Saturday.
The European Commission recommends Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania and Finland to start preparing for an emergency situation immediately since if Russian gas taps were turned off, Estonia, for example, would run out of gas in 4-5 days, Eesti Paevaleht writes.
A NATO delegation visited Kazakhstan from 6 to 10 October to take part in a series of public diplomacy events focusing on the 20th anniversary of cooperation with Kazakhstan within the Alliance’s Partnership for Peace (PfP) programme.
Defying his former enemies in the U.S. and Europe may force Vladimir Putin to aid the ascent of his biggest rival in the east.
President Dalia Grybauskaitė met with Sweden's new Prime Minister Stefan Löfven. During a working lunch, the President and the Prime Minister discussed bilateral relations between Lithuania and Sweden, security situation in the region, implementation of common energy projects, and cooperation in international organizations. This visit to the Baltic States and Finland is the first foreign visit of the new Swedish Prime Minister.