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This story about Gas pipelines in Ukraine was published by EurActiv on 7th April. Russian Ambassador to the EU Vladimir Chizhov told EurActiv yesterday (6 April) that his country welcomed recent proposals by the new government in Kiev for a “three-sided” plan to modernise Ukraine’s gas pipeline network, with Moscow’s involvement. “We envisage a three-sided… » read more

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This story about EU accession for Icleand was published by EurActiv on 25th February 2010. Iceland yesterday (24 February) took an important step towards EU accession, as the European Commission officially recommended opening membership talks with the island country. As expected, Czech Enlargement Commissioner Štefan Füle said Iceland had been given the green light by… » read more

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The following story about the Gazprom pipeline was published by EurActiv on 19th February 2010. Bucharest has given Russian gas monopoly Gazprom all the documentation relevant for building the South Stream pipeline through Romanian territory, it was announced yesterday (18 February). The move appears to give flesh to a recent Russian threat to eliminate Bulgaria… » read more

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The following article about the Ukranian elections was published by EurActiv on Monday 18th January. Ukraine faces a 7 February run-off vote between opposition leader Viktor Yanukovich and populist Prime Minister Yulia Tymoshenko after a presidential election produced no outright winner, early official results showed on Monday. The election will define how Ukraine, a former… » read more

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I recently spent several days in Ukraine, both out of personal interest for the country and also to assess on behalf of EurActiv the fit of the country with European integration, EU enlargement or not. EurActiv articles are seldom drafted by the publisher, this being an exception under the guidance of our Senior Editor dealing… » read more

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No matter who becomes the next US president, Eastern European countries are afraid that the privileged relations they have enjoyed under the Bush administration could be lost. EurActiv’s network in Central Europe and Turkey contributed to this report. The sentiment in Eastern European capitals is that the next US President will prioritise repairing relations with… » read more

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