07 July 2022


Russian official says Norway unblocks food for miners (4)
July 6, 2022 GMT BARENTSBURG, Norway (AP) - Russian food supplies bound for an Arctic coal mining settlement have resumed transiting via mainland Norway after weeks of tension, a Russian representative said Wednesday. Sergey Gushchin, the Russian consul general based in the settlement of Barentsburg, said Oslo had allowed Norwegian carriers to pick up the disputed cargo and cross the Russian-Norwegian border with it.
Lithuania To Transfer A Crowdfunded Bayraktar Drone To Ukraine On Wednesday (2)
By Andrius Sytas 07/06/22 AT 12:50 PM CEO Baykar Haluk Bayraktar, Ukraine ambassador to Lithuania Petro Beshta and Lithuanian Defence Minister Arvydas Anusauskas attend a presentation of a Bayraktar TB2 combat drone donated to Ukraine, in Siauliai Air Base, Lithuania July 6, 2022.
2022-07-06 16:10:49 EC Approves Cohesion Policy Partnership Agreement with Bulgaria Worth EUR 11 Bln (2)
Brussels, July 06, (BTA/GNA) - The European Commission Wednesday announced the adoption of its Partnership Agreement with Bulgaria, laying down the country's Cohesion Policy investment strategy worth EUR 11 billion for the period 2021-2027. Cohesion Policy funds will promote economic, social and territorial cohesion in the Bulgarian regions and help implement key EU priorities such as the green and digital transition.
Switzerland rebuffs Kiev's plan for Russian assets (4) 06 Jul 2022, 21:13 GMT+10 The Swiss president says a blanket confiscation of Russian funds would create a dangerous precedent Switzerland has said that the Ukrainian proposal to confiscate billions worth of frozen Russian assets would create a dangerous precedent. "You have to ensure the citizens are protected against the power of the state.
NATO country eyes U-turn on mandatory military service (3)
Latvia wants to double the size of its military with conscripts to deter Russia FILE PHOTO: Latvian troops prepare for live-fire exercises at the Adazi military base outside Riga, Latvia, November 21, 2014 © AFP / Ilmars Znotins Latvian Defense Minister Artis Pabriks announced on Tuesday that Latvia would reintroduce conscription for young men and voluntary service for women from next year.
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