Lately there has been a sharp increase in the number of Ukrainian citizens asking for residence permits in Latvia, admits Deputy Director of Latvian Citizenship and Migration Affairs Office Maira Roze.
Amid preparations to fly the mortal remains of first MH17 victims to the Netherlands, investigators have noted that 98 of 298 victims have not been received.
Deputies of Russian State Duma Valery Rashkin and Sergei Obukhov, who represent the Communist party, have turned to organizers of New Wave concert contest Igor Krutoy and Aleksandr Rumyantsev with a proposal to relocate the festival to Crimea.
The conflict in Ukraine, where separatists in the south-east of the country have self-proclaimed independence from Kyiv and where the Ukrainian army now clashes with armed militants, will likely last for a long time. It is not likely that there will be a quick resolution to it, believes Eastern European Policies Research Centre researcher Rinalds Gulbis.
The train carrying remains of passengers of the shot down MH17 flight of Malaysia Airlines departed from Torez, which is controlled by separatists, to Kharkov this Monday evening.
With EU member states continuing discussions on potential composition of the European Commission, differences have arisen among France and Germany regarding the post of economic and monetary affairs commissioner.
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The UN Security Council has demanded an immediate ceasefire in Gaza after the death toll of current Israeli offensive reached 500.