With the crisis in Ukraine showing signs of subsiding, Germany has started mending fences with Russia and western companies are doing business with Moscow, sanctions or no sanctions, a Czech magazine wrote on Tuesday.
Croatia has closed seven of its eight border crossings with Serbia overwhelmed by a huge surge of refugees turned away by Hungary. PM said Croatia will not accept or accommodate asylum seekers any longer.
Many countries of the Eurasian Union may soon recognize the two self-proclaimed republics of the Donbass - the People's Republic of Donetsk and the People's Republic of Luhansk, coordinator of the Eurasian Union of the Donbass, Anton Bredikhin said.
Russian FM Sergey Lavrov met with a top Syrian opposition leader in Moscow to discuss a political settlement in Syria and forming a broad coalition to fight Islamic State amidst reports that new chemical weapons use in Iraq has been confirmed by the US.