There is still no clarity on the construction of the new Visaginas nuclear power plant in Lithuania .. Position of the incumbent Prime Minister Algirdas Butkevicius and remains uncertain, despite all the statements about the strategic importance of this object. Lithuania until the end unable to agree with the other Baltic countries - Estonia and Latvia , about their participation in this project .
An OSCE meeting took place in Kyiv as Ukrainians held pro-European protests. But, the group has lost its importance, says international law expert Manfred Nowak because the West and Russia are drifting apart.
Russia wins in foreign policy but this is not enough to preserve the status of one of the great powers
Moscow is calling on the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE) to take a closer look at the problem of national minorities, including the problem of non-citizenship in the European Union, the Voice of Russia correspondent Ksenya Melnikova quotes Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov as saying.
French Court of Aix -en-Provence has once again postponed consideration of a request for extradition of the former head of BTA Bank Mukhtar Ablyazov Ukraine. While the court postponed the start consideration on December 12. On the same day the Court of Appeal of Aix-en - Provence will be considered a similar request from Russia .
Interview of former President of Serbia and the Honorary president of Democratic Party, Boris Tadic.
When NATO Commander General Philip Breedlove revealed last month that the United States would be cutting its military spending in Europe by up to 20 percent next year, Europe did not react with the same concern it might have shown even a few years ago. That may be because a more strategic Europe is emerging after a prolonged period of soul-searching. Two countries in particular appear to be leading the way: France and Poland.
As Lithuania’s Presidency of the EU Council is drawing to a close, President Dalia Grybauskaitė met with ambassadors of the 22 EU member states residing in our country, the Press Service of the President has informed.
For China, the Central Asian countries are of strategic importance due to the presence of hydrocarbon resources. Recently, the Beijing intensifies significantly expand energy cooperation with countries of the region.
Bulgarian authorities say they are constructing a fence on a 30-kilometer (19-mile) stretch of the country's 274-kilometer (171-mile) border with Turkey in an effort to stop illegal immigration.
More than any other European state, Germany is responsible for developing and implementing the European Union’s (EU’s) policy toward Russia. Berlin needs to accept this responsibility, assume leadership, and develop a Russia policy fit for the twenty-first century. To succeed, Germans need to closely watch the evolution of the economic, social, and political situation in Russia and adapt their policy as necessary. The next several years in Russia will be interesting, and the next two decades will be decisive for the country’s development.
Political crisis in Ukraine was incites by inconsistency of the executive power in Kiev. This is the opinion of the former Vice Minister of Finances Aleksey Kudrin expressed in the article published in “Kommersant”.
Lukoil President of Uzbekistan Islam Karimov and Head of Lukoil Vagid Alekperov discussed on Tuesday in Tashkent construction of a modern gas processing plant in Bukhara region worth $3 billion, reported UzA.
In Berlin under the initiative of the Embassy of Kazakhstan in Germany has been held a conference "The role of Kazakhstan in global action against nuclear weapons" and art and photo exhibitions devoted to the theme of nuclear tests effects at the Semipalatinsk nuclear test site.
"A scenario whereby President Yanukovych loses power seems unlikely," Donald Tusk has told the TVP broadcaster.