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Кazakhstan: Mediator for Ukranian peace talks

Кazakhstan: Mediator for Ukranian peace talks

| January 7, 2015 | 0 Comments

The initiative by Kazakhstan’s President Nursultan Nararbayev (pictured) to host on 15 of January 2015 peace talks on Ukraine in a ‘Normandy’ format came as a surprise to many, however a very positive one – Astana has a solid record of international mediation. This time the choice of the location is highly symbolic as Kazakhstan […]

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UK electronic cigarette company formally challenges Tobacco Products Directive

UK electronic cigarette company formally challenges Tobacco Products Directive

Totally Wicked, the UK’s leading electronic cigarette manufacturer has launched a legal challenge to the European Union’s recently adopted Tobacco Products Directive on the grounds that Article 20 of the Directive breaches established EU law. Specifically, that Article 20 represents a disproportionate impediment to the free movement of goods and the free provision of services, […]

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