April 2018

The issue of terms of gas transit becomes the most important for Russia and Ukraine

By D.Rozanov

The current conflict between Naftogaz and Gazprom was inevitable, as it is part of the process of divorce of companies on the eve of the end of the 2009 contract. However, everyone expected that it would start in 2019, but it happened a year earlier. Peacefully, the parties would clearly not separate.

Estonian, French presidents talk about values, security

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At their meeting in Paris on Monday, Estonian President Kersti Kaljulaid and French President Emmanuel Macron talked about security and democratic values.

At their meeting in Paris on Monday, Estonian President Kersti Kaljulaid and French President Emmanuel Macron talked about security and democratic values.

"France and Estonia are good partners to each other in the European Union and strong allies in NATO. Today we are standing up together for democratic values and freedoms," the Estonian head of state said after the meeting at the Elysee Palace.

Security Council urged to prevent ‘uncontrollable escalation’ in Syria

The recent escalating violence across Syria, including allegations of chemical weapons use in a Damascus suburb, could have consequences so devastating they are “difficult to even imagine,” a United Nations envoy warned Monday, calling for unity among global powers to prevent a chain of events that could draw in actors far beyond the region.