Post Tagged with: "Europe"

South Stream fell to political crises and tough Brussels stance

January 23, 2015 4:06 pm0 comments
South Stream fell to political crises and tough Brussels stance

International energy community, politicians and experts continue the debate over the reasons and possible consequences of the decision to shut down the South Stream gas pipeline. The project cancelled by the President of Russia Vladimir Putin was to supply up to 63 billion cubic meters of gas to Southern and […]

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New Charlie Hebdo Issue: Finding Balance Between Rights And Morals In Media

January 21, 2015 4:17 pm1 comment
New Charlie Hebdo Issue: Finding Balance Between Rights And Morals In Media

The worldwide community has split over the Charlie Hebdo issue No. 1178, originally printed at 3 million copies. However, the increased demand caused the journal to increase the print run to 5 million, later – 7 million copies. The “survivors’ issue” released on January 14, 2015, featured a cover cartoon […]

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Experts: intense Scottish referendum debate already changed country’s future

September 14, 2014 12:42 pm0 comments
Experts: intense Scottish referendum debate already changed country’s future

Alex Salmond, Prime Minister of Scotland and the leader of the country’s National Party who advocates the state’s independence from the United Kingdom, supposedly defeated his opponent Alistair Darling, former British minister and the leader of “Better Together” movement, in a debate on the oncoming referendum on Scottish independence. Alex Salmond […]

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Russia — European Union sanction conflict impact: expert opinion

September 12, 2014 12:45 pm0 comments
Russia — European Union sanction conflict impact: expert opinion

A one-year food import ban decree signed on August 6, 2014, by Vladimir Putin, the President of the Russian Federation, caused massive backlash among the European farmers, as well as foreign politicians and analysts. The decree bans the import of certain foods, such as beef, pork, poultry and chicken, fruit, […]

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EU integration and economic recovery are key for new European Commission President

August 13, 2014 10:15 am0 comments
EU integration and economic recovery are key for new European Commission President

On July 15th Jean-Claude Juncker, former Prime Minister of Luxembourg, was elected new President of the European Commission. Winning the votes of 422 of the 729 MEPs, he will take up his office in November. Before the vote, the politician presented his “New Start for Europe” program, in which he […]

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Russia-China gas deal benefits both countries

June 19, 2014 10:22 am0 comments
Russia-China gas deal benefits both countries

A gas deal between “Gazprom” and China National Petroleum Corporation (CNPC) signed on May 21, 2014, during a two-day Shanghai visit of a Russian delegation led by President Vladimir Putin became the biggest contract in the history of post-Soviet Russia. The overall cost of the 30-year agreement is $400 billion […]

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Coasting along the coast in Crete.

June 5, 2014 3:37 pm1 comment
Coasting along the coast in Crete.

Enjoy tranquility, beauty spots, culture and adventure – all on offer in a friendly part of Crete. Our holiday base, Kalyves, is situated just 10 miles from Chania Airport. We booked our trip with the usual criteria in mind: sea, sun, idyllic beaches, fresh food and opportunities to speak pigeon […]

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US and Europe must approach trade partnership talks in responsible manner

May 18, 2014 9:06 am0 comments
US and Europe must approach trade partnership talks in responsible manner

The Dialogue Forum on the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) between the United States of America and the European Union that took part in Berlin on May 5 ahead of the next round of talks planned on May 19 stimulated the foreign mass media to resume the debate on […]

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