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To the west of Eurasia lays Europe, a region predisposed to division. It is surrounded on nearly all sides by islands and peninsulas that make it difficult for Europe to cohere. Europe is a continent riven by pockets of distinct cultures whose differences are all too often irreconcilable.


Nord Stream 2 AG requests permit for construction in German waters

BERLIN, February 22. /TASS/. Nord Stream 2 AG, the project operator of the Nord Stream 2 pipeline, has filed a request to the German federal navigation and hydrographic authority...

Who needs to rejoin JCPOA?

In a Friday interview with CBS that was aired on Sunday, Biden said the U.S. will not lift sanctions first in order to get Iran back to the negotiating...

Japan’s PM seeks to continue talks with Russia based on Singapore agreements

TOKYO, February 7. /TASS/. Japan plans to continue talks on a peace treaty with Russia on the basis of the high-level agreements reached in Singapore back in 2018, Japanese...

Austrian Health Ministry evaluates possibility of using Sputnik V vaccine

Austria currently can satisfy its own needs for a vaccine against the novel coronavirus but is ready to research the possibility of using additional preparations if such are registered...

France asks Germany to halt construction of Nord Stream 2 over jailing of Navalny,...

A senior French politician has urged Berlin to cancel the construction of the almost-complete Russo-German Nord Stream 2 offshore gas pipeline over the detention of opposition figure Alexey Navalny.The...
The Yugoslav city of Novi Sad on fire in 1999 (photo Darko Dozet)

Forgotten Aggression on Yugoslavia: Goals, Consequences and Lessons

by Vladimir GujanicicThis spring we are marking the twentieth anniversary of almost forgotten 78-day aggression against the Federal Republic of Yugoslavia, more precisely today’s Serbia and Montenegro. The US-led...

Operation Gomorrah – WW2 Could Have Ended Two Years Earlier, But It Didn’t –...

    By Vladimir Gujaničić – When talking about World War II, alternative history and possible outcomes are an unavoidable topic. Delays in military operations, “wrong” decisions of both sides are...

Greece to purchase 18 Rafale warplanes from France amid rising tension with Turkey

The French Minister of Armed Forces, Florence Parly, will travel to Athens on Monday to sign a contract to sell 18 Rafale fighter jets to Greece, which is facing...

Lavrov points out UK’s double standards in regard to the Falkland Islands, Crimea

London’s dissenting approaches to the situation with the Falkland Islands and the Crimean Peninsula is a display of double standards, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said Monday. "There is such...

France to deploy aircraft carrier to eastern Mediterranean

Paris announced that the French aircraft carrier, the Charles de Gaulle, will carry out during the first half of this year a mission in the eastern Mediterranean and in...

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Syrian FM demands US pay compensation for ‘heavy damage’ to the country

Damascus demanded that the American administration “compensate for the heavy damage and heavy losses inflicted by the American aggression and occupation against the Syrian...

Norway to allow U.S. military to build on its soil in new accord

Norway, which shares a short border with giant neighbour Russia, said on Friday it has signed a revised agreement with the United States on...

Dmitry Peskov: Russia sets no preconditions for Putin-Biden summit

Russian President Vladimir Putin set no preconditions for the presidential summit, proposed by his US counterpart Joe Biden during the recent phone call, Kremlin...

Production of the Russian vaccine Sputnik V started in Serbia

The Torlak Institute has started the production of the Russian vaccine Sputnik V in Serbia, the Russian Fund for Direct Investments announced on its...

US to announce sanctions on Russia over hacking, election meddling

The United States will announce sanctions against Russia on Thursday in retaliation for alleged election interference and hacking, American media reported. Tensions have escalated between...