Kremlin does not understand the point behind the initiative that was submitted to the Russian Prosecutor General’s Office in regard to the alleged illegitimacy of independence of Baltic States, announced Russian President Vladimir Putin’s press secretary Dmitry Peskov this Wednesday, 1 July.
Scandalous Russian politician Vladimir Zhirinovsky has announced an outrageous request to hold a referendum in Latvia, Lithuania and Estonia in favour of having these three Baltic States become part of the Russian Federation.
Even though Eurozone has much smaller ties with Greece than it did in 2011-2012, mainly because the private sector – especially Eurozone banks – is not directly influenced by Greece’s debt, it remains possible that damage could spread over to other financial markets. This especially applies to Portugal, Ireland, Spain and Italy, as mentioned by Coface Director Armis Blumfelds.
Ukrainian state company Naftogaz has announced on June 30, it would not continue buying natural gas from Russia from July 1 until new supply conditions are agreed upon.
Greece missed the July 30 deadline for a 1,6 billion euro debt repayment to the International Monetary Fund, becoming the first economically advanced state to fail to repay a loan to the lender.
Russian Prosecutor General's Office has responded to a request by Russian politicians to assess the legitimacy of independence of Latvia, Lithuania and Estonia.
Seasonally adjusted level of unemployment in Eurozone for May 2015 was 11.1%. With that, it remained the same in comparison with April.
Prime Minister of Greece Alexis Tsipras late on Monday asked voters to reject the set of austerity demands that Greece's international lenders have set for Greece to reach an agreement on a new bailout.
Serbian Prime Minister has noted he is «shocked» about Hungary's plans to build a fence in the length of the border between the two states.
Limiting the Lithuanian capital Vilnius’ share of personal income tax revenues collected in the city is against the Constitution of Lithuania, the Constitutional Court ruled on Thursday, June 11, in a ruling that will take effect on January 2, 2016.