Archive for March 26th, 2014

March 26, 2014, by Bernd Riegert of Deutsche Welle

Russia’s Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov is right. In recent years, the G8 summits have made few concrete decisions. In fact, commentators have often talked of the death-knell ringing on the […]

Nimetz: Parties made no progress in ‘Macedonia’ name dispute

March 26, 2014, by Independent Balkan News Agency

The United Nations mediator in the dispute between Athens and Skopje in the dispute over the use of the name “Macedonia”, Matthew Nimetz, ...

Ukrainians should expect gas price hikes, subsidies for poorest citizens

March 26, 2014, by The Kyiv Post

Ukraine will increase household prices for gas by 50 per cent in May, and the utility companies will see a 40 per cent increase as of July, newly-appo ...

Slovakia looks to offer Ukraine gas

March 26, 2014, by The Prague Post

As tensions over Crimea continue, Ukraine is looking to cut its dependence on Russian gas by importing supplies from Slovakia. A report by the Bloombe ...

  • Obama: West has no plans to use force in Ukraine
    March 26, 2014, by VOANews

    U.S. President Barack Obama says he believes democracy and the rule of law will triumph in Ukraine. Obama spoke late Wednesday to an enthusiastic audience at Brussels’ Palais des Beaux […]

  • Obama: US, EU ‘united in our support of Ukraine’
    March 26, 2014, by VOANews

    Wrapping up meetings with European officials in Brussels, U.S. President Barack Obama said that Europe is America’s closest partner and called for a united front for Russia to “feel the […]

  • Investor determined to proceed with Karadere project
    March 26, 2014, by The Sofia Globe staff

    Madara Europe, the company given Class A investor status by the Bulgarian government, has expressed determination to proceed with its holiday resort complex construction project on Bulgaria’s Black Sea coast, […]

  • Serbian former cabinet minister arrested
    March 26, 2014, by Independent Balkan News Agency

    Jasna Matic, former Serbian telecommunication minister and former head of Serbia Investment and Export Promotion Agency (SIEPA), has been arrested on suspicion of abuse of authority abuse. Three other former […]