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May 27, 2015, by VOANews

Hundreds of Russian warplanes and thousands of troops began a major military exercise Tuesday, coinciding with Arctic maneuvers by NATO forces. The separate exercises come at a time of increased […]

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Bulgarian PM Borissov: Eastern Europe should not have to choose between EU and Russia

May 22, 2015, by The Sofia Globe staff

Eastern European countries should not be faced with the dilemma of choosing between the EU and Russia, Bulgarian Prime Minister Boiko Borissov said on ...


Bulgaria calls in Russian envoy to demand explanation of Lavrov comments on Macedonia

May 22, 2015, by The Sofia Globe staff

Bulgaria’s Foreign Ministry summoned the Russian embassy’s charge d’affaires, wanting an explanation for Russian foreign minister Se ...

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Moscow plays nice with free trade as Ukraine sounds alarm over Russian troops

May 20, 2015, by The Kyiv Post

Ukraine’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs has announced a breakthrough in negotiations with Russia over Kyiv’s duty-free trade deal with the European ...

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    Ukraine conflict simmers as EU courts former Soviet states
    May 20, 2015, by Henry Ridgwell of VOANews

    Six former Soviet bloc countries will attend Thursday the European Union’s Eastern Partnership Summit in Riga, Latvia. The meeting comes amid high tensions between Europe and Russia over the future […]

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    The price of coexistence between the EU and Russia
    May 17, 2015, by Piotr Buras of the European Council on Foreign Relations

    If the main flaw of the European security order after 1989 was that it was unsuited to incorporating Russia in the long term, isn’t it high time for a deal […]

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    Russia-US dialogue elevated, but Ukraine tensions remain
    May 15, 2015, by Daniel Schearf of VOANews

    Political analysts agree the four-hour meeting this week between US secretary of state John Kerry and Russian president Vladimir Putin was a step up in contact between the two countries. […]

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    Nikolic: Serbia will not impose sanctions against Russia
    May 13, 2015, by Independent Balkan News Agency

    Serbia will keep its neutral position and will not impose sanctions against the Russian Federation, Serbian President Tomislav Nikolic said on May 13 at a meeting with Valentina Matviyenko, Chairman of […]