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Washington Favors the Trans-Caspian Gas Pipeline

Washington Favors the Trans-Caspian Gas Pipeline

Last week, the U.S. presidential administration used the holiday of Nowruz, a traditional spring festival with roots in ancient Persia celebrated by the Turkmen population, to promote its own interests. In a congratulatory letter delivered to Turkmen President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov, Donald Trump expressed hopes that local gas supplies will be soon shipped to Europe, suggesting Washington’s interest in boosting bilateral cooperation in this regard.

NATO–Russia Relations: The Return of the Enemy

NATO–Russia Relations: The Return of the Enemy

For most of the post-Cold War period, Russia did not avoid cooperating with the North Atlantic Alliance, seeking instead to make NATO change its hitherto character from a military bloc to a typically political alliance.

Poland Establishes Strategic Relations Between the EU and the Western Balkans

Poland Establishes Strategic Relations Between the EU and the Western Balkans

In July 2019, the summit of the Berlin Process will take place in Poland. It is an initiative supporting the countries of the Western Balkans in expanding regional cooperation and bringing them closer to the EU structures. Poland has taken over the presidency of the Berlin Process, which makes it even more credible as an advocate of the Community enlargement policy.

Follow the Petro-roubles: European Officials Go Into Russian Business

Follow the Petro-roubles: European Officials Go Into Russian Business

SOURCE: LUKOIL.COM   The late U.S. Democrat Representative Tom Lantos said he would dub Schröder "political prostitute" because of the German politician's close ties to Gazprom, adding that in this way he would offend all sex workers in his district. Schröder's career...

New Road to the Baltic Sea

New Road to the Baltic Sea

Contrary to the provisions of the Polish-Soviet border agreement of 1945, the Pilava Strait linking the Vistula Lagoon to the Baltic Sea was not opened to Polish merchant vessels while Poland’s port of Elbląg had no longer access to the Baltic Sea.