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    Kerry, Lavrov hold talks in Hamburg: U.S. State Department
    Dec08

    Kerry, Lavrov hold talks in Hamburg: U.S. State Department

    U.S. State Secretary John Kerry and Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov met in Hamburg December 7 to discuss the situation in Syria`s Aleppo, according to Assistant Secretary of State and Spokesperson John Kirby. ”Secretary Kerry met tonight in Hamburg, Germany with Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov,” Kirby said in a statement. ”They...

    EU reaches compromise over visa waiver suspension mechanism – Poroshenko
    Dec08

    EU reaches compromise over visa waiver suspension mechanism – Poroshenko

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko says that the European Union has reached a compromise over a visa waiver suspension mechanism for third countries. ”I`ve got encouraging news from Brussels based on my regular contacts with EU leaders. A compromise regarding a visa waiver suspension mechanism has been reached. It is for the Council of the EU...

    Slovak gas cheaper than gas offered by Gazprom – Naftogaz CCO
    Dec08

    Slovak gas cheaper than gas offered by Gazprom – Naftogaz CCO

    Naftogaz of Ukraine Chief Commercial Officer (CCO) Yuriy Vitrenko says that the price of natural gas Ukraine currently buys from the Slovak Republic is lower than the price of the gas Russia`s giant Gazprom may sell at in the first quarter of 2017. ”The price of Gazprom gas is now not $140-160 as Yulia Tymoshenko states, but $178-183 per 1,000...

    Over 3.8 mln Ukrainians in need due to Donbas war – United Nations
    Dec08

    Over 3.8 mln Ukrainians in need due to Donbas war – United Nations

    There are over 3.8 million people in Ukraine who are in need of humanitarian assistance due to the Donbas crisis, according to the UN 2017 Humanitarian Response Plan (HRP) for Ukraine. ”The number of people in need has actually increased by 700,000 since 2016 HRP, according to humanitarian assessments. People have exhausted their savings, their...

    EU puts credibility at risk over Ukraine visa wrangle – Tusk
    Dec07

    EU puts credibility at risk over Ukraine visa wrangle – Tusk

    The European Union is putting its credibility and reputation at risk by letting internal political wrangling stall a promised easing of visa requirements for Ukraine and Georgia, the head of the European Council said, according to Reuters. In a letter sent to European Parliament President Martin Schulz on Tuesday and seen by Reuters, Donald Tusk...

    Uncertainty over U.S. position delays action on Ukraine peace deal – Steinmeier
    Dec07

    Uncertainty over U.S. position delays action on Ukraine peace deal – Steinmeier

    Uncertainty in Moscow and Kyiv about what policies U.S. President-elect Donald Trump will adopt means there is little prospect of making much progress in implementing the Minsk ceasefire accord on Ukraine, Germany`s foreign minister said, according to Reuters. Speaking in Brussels, Frank-Walter Steinmeier also told reporters on Wednesday that it...

    Montenegro puts on int`l wanted list two Russians suspected of coup attempt
    Dec07

    Montenegro puts on int`l wanted list two Russians suspected of coup attempt

    Russian citizens, Shirkov Eduard Vladimirovich and Popov Vladimir Nikolaevich, who are suspected by Monetengro authorities of organizing a criminal group with the aim of an armed coup involving the assassination of Prime Minister Milo Djukanovic, were put on the international wanted list, according to the local publication Dnevne Novine citing...

    Ukrainian parliament urges world nations to recognize Holodomor of 1932-1933 as genocide
    Dec07

    Ukrainian parliament urges world nations to recognize Holodomor of 1932-1933 as genocide

    Ukraine`s parliament has adopted a resolution ”On the appeal of the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine to the democratic countries of the world regarding the recognition of the Holodomor of 1932-1933 in Ukraine as a crime of genocide against the Ukrainian people,” according to an UNIAN correspondent. In its appeal, the Verkhovna Rada asks all world...

    Naftogaz buys 1.8 bcm of gas from European suppliers by means of EBRD loan
    Dec07

    Naftogaz buys 1.8 bcm of gas from European suppliers by means of EBRD loan

    Ukraine`s oil and gas giant NJSC Naftogaz of Ukraine in August-October bought 1.8 billion cubic meters of gas from the European companies Axpo Trading AG, CEZ, Engie SA, Eni Trading & Shipping S.p.A., RWE Supply & Trading GmbH and Uniper Global Commodities SE at the expense of the credit line of the European Bank for Reconstruction and...

    Officer spying for Russia arrested in Poland
    Dec07

    Officer spying for Russia arrested in Poland

    Poland`s counterintelligence detained an officer on suspicion of spying for the Russian Federation, according to tvn24.pl. The suspect is a senior lieutenant, Pyotr C. who has been on the wanted list since August this year. He is suspected of transferring classified information to the Russian intelligence, tvn24.pl reports. ”In the morning of...

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