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  Estonia suspended the construction of the underwater North-European gas-pipeline

2007 05 17

Andris Ansip, Prime Minister of Estonia, refused to receive Gerhardt Schroeder, Chairman of the Board of Directors of the North-European pipeline, and the operator of the company Nord Stream. Accordingly, the discussions of the route of the pipeline, which is planned along the bottom of the Baltic Sea, had to be postponed for the unlimited period.

It was considered that the former Chancellor of Germany will visit Estonia on the 8th of May. At the meeting with the Prime Minister of the Republic of Estonia he intended to discuss the issue of transferring the route of the Nord Stream gas-pipeline from the waters of Finland to the waters of Estonia. Schroeder has also meant to accelerate the processing of the documentation for the examination of the waters.

As Urmas Paet, Minister of Foreign Affairs informed, comments of Schroeder concerning the replacement of the monument to the Soldier- liberator in Tallinn, stating that this event might be assessed as offence to Russians, who were fighting against fascism, were received as unfair and biased in the Republic.

Material has been prepared by the Centre of Geopolitical Research with reference to the article in “Lenta.ru” of 07 05 2007

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Ukraine has filed a lawsuit against Russia in the International Court of Justice for terrorism and racism (17)

2017 01 19

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine filed a lawsuit in the UN International Court of Justice against Russia within the framework of the International Convention for the Suppression of the Financing of Terrorism and the International Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Racial Discrimination, says the site of the Foreign Minister. This is done on the instructions of the President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko, issued on 16 January.

National Armed Forces (NAF) of Latvia will deploy additional military units in three cities (32)

2017 01 18

For effective complex defence of Latvia, the establishment of a permanent division of the National Armed Forces has started in Latgale, reported the official website of the Ministry of Defence.


In Lithuania the amount of 110 thousand Euros was collected at a concert in support of the ATO fighters and residents of Donbass (9)

2017 01 17

On 13 January a concert "Together to the victory" was held in Lithuania, where the audience decided to support Ukraine's defence and donated 110 thousand Euros.


Belarus has established a visa-free regime for citizens of 80 countries (2)

2017 01 10

Alexander Lukashenko on 9 January signed a decree № 8 "On the establishment of visa-free entry and exit of foreign nationals." The document establishes visa-free entry to Belarus for a period not exceeding 5 days at the entrance through the checkpoint "National Airport Minsk" for citizens of 80 countries, - reported the press service of the President of Belarus.

The European Parliament approved the recall of visas for citizens of Ukraine and Georgia (2)

2016 12 19


The European Parliament approved the granting of a visa-free regime for short-term trips to the citizens of Ukraine and Georgia, RIA Novosti reported.



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