European People's Party Passes Vote of No Confidence in PACE Head...

MOSCOW (Sputnik) — The European People's Party group, one of the five main factions of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE), has approved a motion of no...

Belarusian NPP's 2nd Unit to Be Launched as Scheduled – Ambassador...

MOSCOW (Sputnik) — The ambassador added that Belarus and Russia signed an additional agreement to the contract, according to which a reactor vessel initially made for the Baltic...

Latvian Justice Ministry Plans to Present Bill Banning Face-Covering Clothes

RIGA (Sputnik) – Latvia’s Justice Ministry intends to present in July a draft bill prohibiting clothes that cover face, according to reports. The mixnews.lv news portal specified...

Moscow, Minsk to Make Efforts to Establish Relations Between EU, EAEU

MINSK (Sputnik) — Russia and Belarus seek to contribute to establishment of relations between the European Union and the Eurasian Economic Union (EAEU), the states' joint statement, devoted to the...

Numerous Violations Reported During Parliamentary Elections in Albania

BELGRADE (Sputnik) — There were numerous attempts to bribe the voters and dozens of people have been detained, the Macedonian Press24 news portal reported. An activist was...

Terrorism, Nationalism: Why Poles Refuse to Accept Migrants

Polish society is deeply split over the migration issue with the government of Prime Minister Beata Szydlo refusing to accept asylum —seekers from the Middle East. Bohdan Pietka said that...

'Cat-and -Mouse Game': EU, Turkey Keep Cards Close to Chest in...

The MEPs are expected to vote on the committee’s recommendation during their plenary meeting in Strasbourg in July. Meanwhile, Turkish media reports that the EU Commissioner for European Neighborhood Policy...

No More Giveaways: US Wants Ukraine to Pay for Its 'Assistance'

A bill on the Defense Department’s 2018 budget will include a provision about military assistance to Ukraine, including in the form of lethal weapons, Thornberry told The Hill on Thursday....

Over 40 Foreign Terrorists Reportedly Remain in UK Due to Human...

MOSCOW (Sputnik) — According to The Telegraph newspaper, the UK government faces insurmountable problems in deporting jihadists, which lead to terrorist attacks inspired by Daesh terrorist group, outlawed in Russia....

Putin’s Visits to Crimea Give New Impetus to Region’s Development –...

SIMFEROPOL (Sputnik) – Russian President Vladimir Putin’s visits to the Crimean peninsula encourage the development of the region, Republic of Crimea Head Sergey Aksenov said Saturday. "The...

OSCE Observers Claim of Arms Fire, Explosions Heard Near Patrol Cars...

MOSCOW (Sputnik) — Earlier on Saturday, a ceasefire timed to the summer harvest has come into force in eastern Ukraine. This is the fourth attempt this year at forcing the...

Ukraine Appeals UK Court Ruling on Its $3 bln Russia Debt

Heart of the matter Russia filed a lawsuit against Kiev in February 2016 after Ukraine defaulted on paying off a $3-billion loan by December 31, 2015. The $3 billion Eurobond...
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