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Stripes striving to leave a good impression – Bajada.

Birkirkara will represent Malta in the UEFA Women's Champions League for the fifth time in their history when this week they will be in action in the preliminary round tournament in Ljubljana, Slovenia.   The Stripes were drawn in Group Six and will kick off their commitments when they face FC Minsk of Belarus this ...

- timesofmalta.com - MT

Gino Rossi to enter 3 Eastern markets.

WSE-listed shoe retailer Gino Rossi has signed a partnership agreement with Presto Limited based in Russia to distribute its products on the Russian, Kazakh and Belarusian markets, the company said. The value of the contract is estimated at approx. PLN 3 million.

- Warsaw Business Journal - PL

Minsk hopes US embassy expands its consular section.

MINSK - Belarus is hoping for an expansion of the United States Embassy's consular section in Minsk to issue visas to Belarusians. “It was with regret that we learnt the news that the US Embassy in Russia has stopped accepting documents to process visas for Belarusian citizens. We hope that, having made today's ...

- Kyiv Post - UA

National trampoline gymnasts shine in Belarus.

The Azerbaijani Trampoline Gymnastics National Team participated in an international tournament in Belarus.

- AzerNews - AZ

National trampoline gymnasts shine in Belarus.

- Today.Az - AZ

Moscow Times: Kremlin advisor Surkov and US envoy Volker to discuss Ukraine.

Kremlin advisor Vladislav Surkov and U.S. special representative to Ukraine Kurt Volker are set to meet in Minsk on August 21 to discuss the conflict in Ukraine, the Belarusian Foreign Ministry said. The meeting will be held behind closed doors and press will not be allowed to attend, the Interfax news agency reported, ...

- Kyiv Post - UA

U.S. Envoy On Ukraine Conflict To Meet With Russian Counterpart In Minsk.

The new U.S. special envoy for efforts to end the conflict in eastern Ukraine, Kurt Volker, is expected to meet with a Russian representative on August 21 in the Belarusian capital, Minsk.

- Radio Free Europe - US

RFE/RL: US envoy on Ukraine conflict to meet with Russian counterpart in Minsk.

The new U.S. special envoy for efforts to end the conflict in eastern Ukraine, Kurt Volker, is expected to meet with a Russian representative on August 21 in the Belarusian capital, Minsk. The U.S. State Department announced on August 18 that Volker and the Russian representative would discuss “Russian-Ukrainian ...

- Kyiv Post - UA

CNBC: Large-scale Russian military exercises in Belarus feared to be set-up for Putin's next conquest.

There are growing concerns large-scale war games planned next month by Russia with its neighbor Belarus could be a cover for something very sinister by Vladimir Putin - perhaps another Crimea. There is alarm in Europe that the Russian president could use the military exercises as a sort of Trojan horse or ...

- Kyiv Post - UA

Report: Putin May Be Planning to Conquer Belarus With Military Exercises.

Russia and Belarus are planning large-scale war games next month - and fears are that President Vladimir Putin may use them as a cover for something more sinister, like his takeover of Crimea."Russia is billing it as modest exercises under 13,000 troops, but everything...

- Newsmax - US

U.S. State Dept confirms Volker to meet Russia's representative in Minsk.

United States Special Representative for Ukraine Negotiations Kurt Volker will travel to Minsk, Belarus, where he will meet with a representative of the Russian government to discuss Russian-Ukrainian relations on August 21, according to the State Department’s website.

- UNIAN - UA

Russia, Belarus allow for oil supply below 24 million tonnes

The agreement between Russia and Belarus allows for the possibility of Russia supplying less than the 24 million tonnes oil set out in the indicative balance, Russian Energy Minister Alexander Novak told reporters. According to the balance, Russia will supply Belarus with 24 million tonnes oil, of which 18 million tonnes ...

- Kyiv Post - UA

U.S. Envoy Volker To Meet With Russian Officials In Minsk

The new U.S. special envoy for efforts to end the conflict in eastern Ukraine, Kurt Volker, will travel to Minsk where he will meet with a representative of the Russian government to "discuss Russian-Ukrainian relations" on August 21.

- Radio Free Europe - US

112.ua: US Department of State confirms Volker-Surkov meeting in Minsk

US Special Representative for Ukraine Kurt Volker will meet the representative of the Russian government, in order to discuss Russian-Ukrainian relations, as the press service of the US Department of State informs. According to the message, the meeting is to be held in Minsk. After this, Volker is to visit Vilnius to ...

- Kyiv Post - UA

Meeting of Normandy Four leaders' political advisors held in Minsk on August 16

The meeting of political advisers to the leaders of the Normandy Four countries was held in Minsk, Belarus, on August 16, Ukraine's First Deputy Foreign Minister Vadym Prystaiko told Interfax-Ukraine. “The political advisers met the day before yesterday in Minsk,” Prystaiko said. Speaking about the results of ...

- Kyiv Post - UA

OSCE MG preparing Azerbaijani, Armenian presidents' meeting

The OSCE Minsk Group co-chairs are working to prepare the next meeting of Azerbaijani and Armenian presidents, Spokeswoman of Russia's Foreign Ministry Maria Zakharova said on August 17, TASS reports .

- AzerNews - AZ

DW: Russia readies troops for Zapad war games with Belarus

Russia and Belarus are set to stage the Zapad 2017 war games, and the operation's size is causing concern among Western observers. Moscow's heavy troop presence has some worrying whether Minsk's sovereignty is at risk. The post DW: Russia readies troops for Zapad war games with Belarus appeared first on KyivPost.

- Kyiv Post - UA

Russia readies troops for Zapad war games with Belarus

Russia and Belarus are set to stage the Zapad 2017 war games, and the operation's size is causing concern among Western observers. Moscow's heavy troop presence has some worrying whether Minsk's sovereignty is at risk.

- Deutsche Welle - DE

Poltorak: Ukraine ready to respond to Russian invasion amid West-2017 drills

Ukrainian Defense Minister Stepan Poltorak says the General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine has envisaged measures in case of the invasion of Russian troops amid the Russian-Belarusian West-2017 military exercises, which are to be held on September 14-20, according to an UNIAN correspondent.

- UNIAN - UA

Lithuania to send observers to Russia-Belarus joint drills 'Zapad-2017' - media

Lithuania will deploy its observers to the Russian-Belarusian joint military exercises 'Zapad -2017' , which will be held on September 14-20, according to Delfi.

- UNIAN - UA

Kyiv sees Russian troop movements ahead of West 2017 drills as unfriendly act

The General Staff of the Ukrainian Armed Forces has designed a package of measures for the Ukrainian army in response to threats that may arise due to the Zapad 2017 drills that are due in Russia and Belarus this September, Ukrainian Defense Minister Stepan Poltorak said. “We are keeping track of the situation The ...

- Kyiv Post - UA

Russia to present Zapad exercise to military attaches at separate event - The Baltic Times

TALLINN - Estonia has received no invitation from Russia to observe the Zapad large scale military exercise to be held by Russia and Belarus in ......

- The Baltic Times - US

112.ua: Russian-Belarusian West-2017 drills are threat and hostile act

The Minister of Defense of Ukraine Stepan Poltorak called the Russian-Belarusian drills West-2017 at the border with Ukraine to be a threat and a hostile act. He claimed this at 112 Ukraine airing. ‘We monitor the situation. We know about all movements of the Russian troops along our border. We understand the threats ...

- Kyiv Post - UA

Russia's military exercises: Could they turn into war?

In Russia and neighboring Belarus, preparations are underway for Zapad -- a major military exercise to be held in September.

- CNN Top Stories - US

CNN: Russia's military exercises - сould they turn into war?

In Russia and neighboring Belarus, preparations are underway for Zapad , a major military exercise to be held in September. The two countries' Western neighbors are worried. Zapad is Russian for “West,” and of all the different major exercises in the Russian military calendar, it causes the most excitement and ...

- Kyiv Post - UA

Belarusians discover more about Azerbaijan

- Today.Az - AZ

Belarusians discover more about Azerbaijan

The Azerbaijan Culture Day was held in Minsk to familiarize Belarusians with rich culture and heritage of the Land of Fire.

- AzerNews - AZ

OSCE reports new violations of Minsk accords, MLRS in occupied Donbas

The OSCE Special Monitoring Mission to Ukraine says it has once again recorded the deployment of multiple launch rocket systems in the occupied territories of Donbas in eastern Ukraine.

- UNIAN - UA

UNIAN: OSCE reports new violations of Minsk accords, MLRS in occupied Donbas

The OSCE Special Monitoring Mission to Ukraine says it has once again recorded the deployment of multiple launch rocket systems in the occupied territories of Donbas in eastern Ukraine. The post UNIAN: OSCE reports new violations of Minsk accords, MLRS in occupied Donbas appeared first on KyivPost.

- Kyiv Post - UA

Russia-West Balancing Act Grows Ever More Wobbly in Belarus

President Aleksandr G. Lukashenko has long walked a tightrope between Russia and the West. But with a new Cold War looming, he may have to pick a side.

- International NY Times - US

Belarusian firm develops Mirage electronic self-defence system

The Minsk-based Defense Initiatives is developing a new electronic self-defence system for ground-based vehicles and fixed installations. The Mirage is specifically designed to jam airborne sensors operating in any surface surveillance modes including ground-mapping, side- and forward-looking, and

- Jane’s - US

Ukraine: Who Killed Journalist Pavel Sheremet?

Expand Journalist Pavel Sheremet talks on the air at a radio station in Kiev, Ukraine on October 11, 2015. © 2016 Reuters Pavel Sheremet, a leading journalist, was killed in central Kyiv one year ago today when a bomb planted in his car exploded. We still don't know who did it and why. Sheremet was known for his incisive ...

- Human Rights Watch - US

Who Killed Sheremet?

Expand Journalist Pavel Sheremet talks on the air at a radio station in Kiev, Ukraine on October 11, 2015. © 2016 Reuters Pavel Sheremet, a leading journalist, was killed in central Kyiv one year ago today when a bomb planted in his car exploded. We still don't know who did it and why. Sheremet was known for his incisive ...

- Human Rights Watch - US

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