Vitaly Portnikov


22 Jul, 09:20
Nord Stream 2 and guarantees for Ukraine

The United States and Germany began disclosing details of agreements between US President Joseph Biden and German Chancellor Angela Merkel during her visit to Washington.

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22 Jun, 14:47
‘Fourth package of sanctions’ against Belarus and sanctions against Russia

After meeting with a former Belarusian president candidate Svetlana Tikhanovska the EU imposed new sanctions against Oleksandr Lukashenko regime. The so-called ‘fourth package of EU sanctions’ affects primary sectors of Belarusian economics.

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17 Jun, 11:14
Biden vs Putin. The summit that turned tables

It is stark clear that party affiliations will split observers and experts in their judgment and sentiments over the Geneva summit of Joe Biden and Volodymyr Putin.

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31 May, 09:13
Wet satrap. What made Lukashenko swim in nippy waters of the Black Sea

The sea dip Lukashenko took on suggestion from the Russian president during their informal meeting in Sochi outweighed all other events of his two-day visit to Russia, and illustrates the true nature of Belarus-Russia bilateral relations.

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28 Apr, 14:57
Unpredictable president – Joe Biden and Ukraine

World’s media reacts to the first 100 days of Joe Biden in the Oval office calling him ‘predictable’ After all, it was set to be his main political goal on becoming a president. He ...

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19 Apr, 12:21
Volodymyr Putin, Ukraine, and a new «cold war»

In his Sunday interview with CBS TV channel the French president Emmanuel Marcron stated that the international community “must draw clear red lines” with Russia that can be followed by new sanctions in case of "unacceptable behavior" by the Kremlin.

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