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Contrary to earlier announcements from Russia and China during President Hu Jintao’s visit to Moscow and St. Petersburg on 16-17 June, no contract to supply Russian gas to the People’s Republic of China was concluded. The main…
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On 24 June, a preliminary hearing was held in the trial against Yulia Tymoshenko, who is accused of abuses of power as Prime Minister of Ukraine in 2009 while negotiating a gas contract with the Russian Federation. The trial…
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On 22 June, many Belarusian towns once again saw public demonstrations organised through social networking websites. These protests have been cyclical in nature, and are gathering more and more participants. The growing popularity of…
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On 15 June, the parliament of Tajikistan adopted a law prohibiting children and adolescents aged under 18 from entering mosques (except for religious holidays recognised by the state) under penalty of punishment for their parents.…
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On June 21, the European Commission blocked Gazprom’s purchase of shares in the Austrian Central European Gas Hub (CEGH) gas market, deeming the transaction to contravene the regulations of the Third Package, particularly the…
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On 20 June, Ukraine and China signed a declaration of their strategic partnership and signed contracts totalling approximately US$3.5 billion in value. This was a result of a visit by the President of the People’s Republic of China Hu…
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On 24 June, talks between Presidents Ilham Aliyev of Azerbaijan and Serzh Sargsian of Armenia concerning the settlement of the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict, conducted under Russian auspices in Kazan, ended in failure. The lack of…
Analyses | | Andrzej Wilk
While the contract of sale of the French ships to Russia – which has been commented on by the press worldwide from the very beginning – is mainly of political significance and bears no significant impact on the condition of the…
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During a meeting in Prague on 23 June, the prime ministers of the United Kingdom and the Czech Republic, David Cameron and Petr Nečas, stated they did not want the EU’s budget for 2014–2020 to be increased and appealed for a…
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The launch of a special grant facility to support the Eastern Partnership as part of the International Visegrad Fund was agreed on 16 June during the summit meeting of the Visegrad Group prime ministers in Bratislava. However, this…