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US backs talks on eastern Ukraine conflict, would join if needed, Volker says - BNS SPECIAL

  • 2019-08-23
  • BNS/TBT Staff

VILNIUS - The United States supports the current format of negotiations on the situation in Eastern Ukraine, but would be ready to join the talks if needed, Kurt Volker, the US special envoy for Ukraine, said in Vilnius on Friday. "We have a v...

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airBaltic honours the 30 th anniversary of Baltic Way with a special gift

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We draw inspiration from Baltic Way - Hong Kong opposition activist

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NATO must begin to prepare for a more muscular China

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The crisis of Anglo-American democracy

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New Nordica CEO: as the previous business model did not work, we now need to brainstorm on new ideas

After shaky recent ups and down, Nordica, Estonia’s premier airline, looks for much-needed ...

If Zelensky introduces the changes he has promised in Ukraine, the country's relations with the EU will improve - expert

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Brexit results will more likely be determined by the makeup of the next EC, instead of the new British PM - expert

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Stakes are high in Latvia's fight against money laundering - New York Times

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How building a Tesla factory changed classwork for Lithuanian schoolchildren

A couple of years ago, while many countries were fighting to get the attention of Tesla’s i...

Insolvency lawyer points at Latvia’s ambiguous attitude toward international recommendations

The Latvian government has shown ambiguous attitudes toward recommendations issued by Moneyval an...

BNS Lithuania asks business representatives: what Nauseda should change? - BNS REVIEW

VILNIUS – As Gitanas Nauseda is due to be sworn in as Lithuania's next president on Fri...

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The most powerful European economy, widely acknowledged EU advancement “engine”, this...

Latvians have an excellent ability to mobilize when necessary - Graube

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