akipress.com. “President: Economic slowdown unacceptable in Kazakhstan" - During a meeting with Prime Minister Karim Massimov and Chief of the President's Administration Nurlan Nigmatulin, President of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev drew attention to negative impact of the instable world economy on Kazakhstan. The President underlined the unacceptability of economic slowdown in the country, the press service of the head of state reports.
thediplomat.com. “Belarus and Kyrgyzstan – Eurasia's Unlikeliest Bedfellows" - One of the most striking shifts in the dynamics within Russian President Vladimir Putin's Eurasian Economic Union (EEU) in recent weeks has been the increased economic and diplomatic cooperation between Kyrgyzstan and Belarus. Improved bilateral relations between the two countries were confirmed on June 26, 2015, when Belarus's First Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs Alexander Mikhnevich enthusiastically supported Kyrgyzstan's accession to the EEU and welcomed prospects for a deeper Belarus-Kyrgyzstan trade partnership. The Belarusian National Assembly Chair subsequently expressed his regret to the Kyrgyz ambassador that trade links had declined in recent years even though both countries have advocated deeper EU-style Eurasian economic integration.
rt.com. “Ex-Ukraine PM launches 'salvation committee' to win power in Kiev, end civil war” - Ukraine's former PM Nikolay Azarov has presented a newly-formed "Committee for the Salvation of Ukraine" designed to win power through snap elections and restore peace within the country through direct talks with eastern rebels. "We ask all citizens, political parties, labor unions and social movements to unite and restore order in our home by joint efforts," Azarov told a press conference in