Italy's government to discuss status of Crimea

Italy’s new government will be discussing any issue, including the status of Crimea, the country's Deputy Prime Minister, Interior Minister Matteo Salvini said. "It is an issue of the foreign minister. We …

Italy declares war on anti-Russian sanctions

Italy’s Prime Minister Jiuseppe Conte advocates a review of the anti-Russia sanctions system. "The new government of Italy will be seeking that the sanction policy against Russia be reviewed, especially those …

EU to cut corners on Poland and  Baltic countries

The European Commission plans to shift more than 30 billion euro in EU funding away from central and eastern Europe, the Financial Times reported with reference to draft documents. Draft documents show the commission …

Turkish Stream may come to Italy

The Turkish Stream gas pipeline from Bulgaria needs to be extended to Italy, the Italian MP from the Lega Nord party, Paolo Grimoldi said. "What do we need to do now? Russia is working on the implementation of the Turkish Stream, …

Merkel receives award for helping refugees

German Chancellor Angela Merkel has received the "Lamp of Peace" - a Catholic award for pursuing the peaceful coexistence between nations. During the award ceremony at St. Francis' Basilica in the Italian …

Italian Opera Days in Baku start on April 21

The Italian Embassy in Baku will present the Italian Opera Days dedicated to the 150th anniversary of the death of Gioachino Rossini. Italian Opera Days will start with the performance of one of the leading contemporary dance companies …