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krutikhin_inozemtsev

  Ladies and gentlemen,   We are pleased to invite you on 18 April, 2018 (Wednesday), at 10:00, at a Briefing organized by the Center for Balkan and Black Sea Studies and the Bulgaria Analytica project.   The event will be held at the Grand Hotel Sofia‘s Hall SERDIKA, 1 Gurko Street, Sofia.   Keynote speakers: ▪ Mr Mikhail Krutikhin ▪ Mr Vladislav Inozemtsev Moderators: ▪ Mr Alex Alexiev and Mr Ilian Vassilev The discussion will take place in English.   Mr Mikhail Krutikhin – analyst and consultant on the oil and gas industry and politics in Russia; co-founder of and analyst with the RusEnergy consultancy in Moscow; editor-in-chief of The Russian Energy weekly newsletter. He previously served as editor-in-chief for the Russian Petroleum Investor and as associate editor for the Caspian Investor

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    – What is fundamentally new with the new round of US sanctions – scope or impact? How far are secondary sanctions likely to reach given the less than warm welcome for US sanctions in parts of the EU? – Politically and psychologically the most fundamental is Section 242 – personal sanctions against top Russian political/business figures. As for secondary sanctions European companies will be bound to take them into account, otherwise they will be automatically punished financially by losing their contracts.   – We understand apart from Russian companies and individuals, there are Ukrainian and Polish companies? How likely is that more CEE partners of Russian companies could join the list notably if they continue business as usual with Russian state companies?  What will be the effect on Nord

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  Ladies and gentlemen,   We are pleased to invite you on (Monday) October 2, 2017 at 13:00 to a Round Table organized by the Center for Balkan and Black Sea Studies and the Bulgaria Analytica project.   The event will be held at the House of Europe‘s Hall, 124 Rakovski Street, Sofia, Bulgaria.   Keynote speakers: • Mr Vladimir Milov • Ms Yulia Zhuchkova • Mr Vasko Nachev Moderators: Mr Alex Alexiev and Mr Ilian Vassilev   The discussion will take place in English.   Mr Vladimir Milov is a Russian opposition politician, publicist, economist & energy expert. He is the author of major energy reform concepts, including the concept of market restructuring and unbundling of Gazprom, which was banned from implementation by President Vladimir Putin. Mr. Milov is a columnist for

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  Уважаеми госпожи и господа,   Имаме удоволствието да ви поканим на 29 юни 2017 г. (четвъртък), от 14:00 ч. на традиционния стратегически брифинг, организиран от Центъра за изследвания на Балканския и Черноморския регион и проекта Bulgaria Analytica.   Събитието ще се състои в зала „Триадица 2“ на Гранд Хотел София.   Лектори ще бъдат: ✓ Даниел Пайпс: Опасен ли е Ердоган? ✓ Стивън Хейуърд: След Париж: Глобалното затопляне без Америка ✓ Модератори – Алекс Алексиев и Илиян Василев ✓ Специален гост – Даниел Митов.   Дискусията ще се проведе на английски език.   Д-р Даниел Пайпс е американски историк, писател и анализатор; основател и президент на форума за Близкия Изток (Филаделфия).   Д-р Стивън Хейуърд е преподавател в редица американски университети; член на Американския инситут по предприемачество, на Тихоокеанския институт за научни изследвания

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  IN THE European Commission Directorate General for Competition __________________________ MR. ILIAN VASSILEV, MR. TRAICHO TRAIKOV, MR. VASSIL CHAKAROV, MR. VASSIL NACHEV, ON BEHALF OF THE FAIR PRICING OF FUELS INITIATIVE C.A., AND JOINED BY THE INDEPENDENT EXPERTS, MR. KRASSEN STANCHEV, MR. JULIAN POPOV, MR. MARTIN VLADIMIROV. ___________________________________ BULGARIAN ENERGY EXPERTS’ JOINT COMMENTS ON PROPOSED SETTLEMENT WITH PJSC GAZPROM AND GAZPROM EXPORT LLC IN CASE № AT 39816 PARVAN P. PARVANOV, ESQ. INTERNATIONAL ARBITRATION CHAMBERS NEW YORK IACHAMBERS.COM 455 MAIN STREET NEW YORK, NEW YORK 10044 Counsel for FPFI and Experts ADV. IVAYLO DERMENDJIEV SIMEONOV & DERMENDJIEV LLP SD-LEGAL.COM 8 ALABIN STREET, FLOOR 7 SOFIA, BULGARIA 1301 Counsel for FPFI and Experts   1. Pursuant to the European Commission’s (“Commission”) invitation of March 13, 2017 for comments on Proposal for

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  On November 23, 2016, the European Parliament adopted a resolution against anti-EU propaganda propagated by Russia and terrorist groups such as Daesh and Al-Qaeda. The document states that Russia is using religious communities and pretending to be a defender of Christian values for its own subversive goals. The declaration provoked outrage in Moscow and subsequently pro-Russian media spread the news that “the EU is attacking Orthodoxy”. For years, experts were aware that the Kremlin was using the Russian Orthodox Church and its satellite churches for propaganda and intelligence purposes. The so-called. “Orthodox fundamentalism” was also called upon, as professed by small extreme groups, preaching aggressive religious exclusivism towards other Christian communities and denying basic principles of a democratic society and the rule of law. Things came to light as,