The three Baltic States have urged Poland and the EU to speed up work on a gas pipeline to link them to the European market and thus reduce their reliance on Russia for energy.
Sweden’s unilateral decision to cancel its large-scale defense agreement with Saudi Arabia has attracted considerable international attention. It canceled the agreement on moral grounds, refusing to continue military cooperation with one of the world’s most hardline dictatorships – a regime that violates human rights and sentences dissidents to public whippings.
The Scottish National Party could deliver a major upset in May's UK election, essentially making a Labour majority impossible but possibly forcing them into a coalition with the SNP. Peter Geoghegan reports from Annan.
Giving up the spotlight is never easy. The United States, like many aging celebrities, is struggling to share the stage with new faces, especially China. The upcoming meetings of the International Monetary Fund and the World Bank – two institutions dominated by the US and its Western allies – provide an ideal opportunity to change that.
Participants of the scientific-and-practical conference Kazakhstan's Way: Factors of Stability and Sustainable Development in Moscow discussed key aspects of the socio-economic and political development of Kazakhstan and touched upon the problems of Eurasian integration and the Russian-Kazakh relations, Tengrinews reports citing the press service of Kazakhstan Embassy in Russia.
The foreign ministers of Lithuania and Estonia met in Vilnius on Wednesday, calling for continued pressure upon Russia for its actions in Ukraine.
Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs of Tajikistan Nizomiddin Zohidi met on April 20 with Ambassador of Norway to Tajikistan (with the residence in Astana) Ole Johan Bjørnøy.
Greece held "constructive" talks with the head of Gazprom, in Athens yesterday (21 April), and hopes that the two sides will soon reach a deal on a pipeline that will bring Russian gas to Europe via its territory.
The relations between Russia and Tajikistan have indeed a long history and of course they did see some changes over the years.
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Kazakhstan is one of the countries that potentially can obtain a share in the Trans-Anatolian gas pipeline (TANAP) project, Vladimir Yevseyev, director of Russian Center for Public Policy Research said.
UKRAINE and the US risked further provoking Russia yesterday as their troops kicked off joint training exercises dubbed Fearless Guardian 2015.
More and more excitement flares up around the issue of gas supplies to Europe. In particular, all the attention is focused on Greece, which by chance suddenly became a kind of arbiter of the fate of the EU's energy, and it seems that the country is not ready to cope with this role.
Juha Sipila declared his opposition Center Party the winner of Finland's parliamentary election Sunday and will become the country's new prime minister at the head of a coalition government.
The USA plans to offer 10-year business and tourist visas to Kazakhstanis, media reports citing the US Ambassador George Krol.