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October 25, 2014, by VOANews

Russian President Vladimir Putin says he does not see a desire by the Ukrainian government to settle the conflict in eastern Ukraine through dialogue. Speaking in the southern Russian city […]

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Central European leaders speak (some) English

October 25, 2014, by Andre Crous of The Prague Post

It is said that English is one of the easiest languages to speak, at least on a basic level, but one of the hardest to speak fluently. That may be [&h ...

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EU claims headway on climate, Ebola

October 25, 2014, by Lisa Bryant of VOANews

European leaders agreed Friday to a billion-dollar funding boost for the fight against Ebola in West Africa, as they wrapped up a summit marked by a k ...

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Kosovo FM makes first-ever official visit to Serbia

October 24, 2014, by VOANews

Kosovo’s foreign minister, Enver Hoxhaj, has made what he calls a historic first-ever official visit to Serbia for European Union-sponsored talk ...


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    Emissions, economy, Ebola on EU agenda
    October 24, 2014, by Lisa Bryant of VOANews

    European Union leaders hope to agree on tough cuts for carbon emissions during a two-day summit that ends Friday. The talks in Brussels promise to be difficult – and they […]

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    Greece prepares for winter gas crisis in Europe
    October 23, 2014, by Independent Balkan News Agency

    Greek Energy Minister Yannis Maniatis held talks with Greek LNG shipowners this week in order to enforce the country’s energy safety and adequate supply. In light of geopolitical developments and […]

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    Russian Federation reduces gas supplies to Bosnia and Herzegovina
    October 23, 2014, by Independent Balkan News Agency

    BH Gas, the company which delivers natural gas to thousands of companies and households in Bosnia and Herzegovina, mostly in the BiH Federation, announced on October 23 that Russian Federation supplier […]

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    Europe hoping for Russia-Ukraine gas deal next week
    October 23, 2014, by Lisa Bryant of VOANews

    Russia and Ukraine failed to strike an interim gas deal in Brussels on Tuesday, with both sides holding out for guarantees on payment and price. European Union negotiators, however, are […]

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    Estonia demands explanation over Russian spy plane
    October 23, 2014, by VOANews

    Estonia has summoned the Russian ambassador after a Russian spy plane entered the Baltic country’s airspace without permission. A spokeswoman for the Estonian Foreign Ministry said the Baltic country considers […]