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Russian Agents Offered 10K Soldiers to Aid Catalan Separatists – Reports

Alleged Russian agents offered to send 10,000 soldiers to Catalonia during its failed bid for independence from Spain in 2017, Spanish and European media reported Wednesday. The claims are based on audio recordings from one of the 21 Catalan businessmen detained this week on suspicion of corruption and incitement of public disorder, according to Politico Europe. A Barcelona judge probing

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Spain wants to ban smoking in public places to prevent spread of coronavirus

The ban will take effect this Thursday and will affect all of Galicia The executive body of the autonomous region of Galicia in northern Spain is developing rules that prohibit smoking on the street and in public places, since this addiction can contribute to the spread of the Covid-19 coronavirus infection. The President of the Government of Galicia Alberto Nunez

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NATO forces return to the Black Sea

21:53, 14 July 2020 – UNIAN Apart from conducting maritime security patrols in international waters, the two exercises will help enhance interoperability between Allies and regional partners. Standing NATO Maritime Group Two (SNMG2) and Standing NATO Mine Countermeasures Group Two (SNMCMG2) units have entered the Black Sea for the second time this year to conduct further routine operations, and to

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Spain’s prime minister says Europe needs a new Marshall plan

Spanish Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez has called on the EU to develop a new version of the Marshall Plan to stimulate the recovery of the European economy after the coronavirus crisis. He wrote about it in the article in The Guardian , reports “European truth”. “Europe is going through the deepest crisis since World War II. Our people are dying or fighting

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Spain returns to China unreliable coronavirus test kits also purchased by Ukraine

Spain has sent a large batch of rapid coronavirus test kits back to the Chinese manufacturer because they proved unreliable, reports El Pais. On March 10, Mayor of Kyiv Vitali Klitschko announced that the Ukrainian authorities bought similar rapid test kits. These test kits were to be distributed to seven hospitals for coronavirus testing. It is noted that the first

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Ukrainian mentioned in investigation about Russian involvement in referendum in Catalonia, – media

Investigators do not rule out that there are ties between the leaders of the Catalan separatists and Russian spies The Spanish court investigation on the intervention of Russian special services in the attempt to declare independence of Catalonia concerns the activities of a citizen of Ukraine and a citizen of Russia who were arrested last year on October 4 in

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“Russia is a real danger to the EU” – Сandidate for the post of European Commissioner for Foreign Policy of the European Union

Modern Russia, like the terrorist threat, pose a real danger to the European Union, although they should not be compared with each other. The corresponding statement was made by the candidate for the post of EU High Representative for Foreign and Security Policy, former Foreign Minister of Spain Josep Borrell. As an example illustrating the existence of this threat, he

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