All posts tagged Russia

June 28, 2019, by The Sofia Globe staff

The Council of the EU has prolonged economic sanctions targeting specific sectors of the Russian economy until January 31 2020, the Council said in a statement. The decision follows an update […]

Bulgaria invites Russia to send engineers to take part in overhaul of Su-25s

June 26, 2019, by The Sofia Globe staff

The Bulgarian Air Force’s Su-25 military jets will be overhauled at the country’s Avionas plant and Bulgaria is inviting Russia to send, as soon a ...

Opinion: Moldovan crisis a test case for Russia-US cooperation

June 13, 2019, by Deutsche Welle

Russia is back in big political business. For the first time since the annexation of the Crimean peninsula and the war in eastern Ukraine, Moscow has ...

Exit polls: Standup comic wins Ukraine runoff presidential election

April 21, 2019, by VOANews

Exit polls in Ukraine indicate standup comedian Volodymyr Zelenskiy has won a landslide victory in the April 21 2019 runoff presidential election over ...

  • Occupational hazards: The Russian military in Crimea
    April 17, 2019, by Gustav Gressel of the ECFR

    While its current disposition in Crimea is mainly defensive in nature, Russia’s military build-up on the peninsula could soon turn the Black Sea region into a security black hole. On […]

  • Negative energy: Berlin’s Trumpian turn on Nord Stream 2
    March 4, 2019, by Gustav Gressel of the ECFR

    Berlin has handled the dispute over the Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline with unilateralism and clumsiness worthy of US President Donald Trump. On February 8, the EU Committee of Permanent […]