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    Trump`s advisor Carter Page on Moscow visit says fate of Russia sanctions unclear
    Dec13

    Trump`s advisor Carter Page on Moscow visit says fate of Russia sanctions unclear

    Advisor to Donald Trump campaign Carter Page during his visit to Moscow said it was too early to talk about the fate of the anti-Russian sanctions, RIA Novosti reports. Answering a reporter`s question on the fate of the Western sanctions against the Russian Federation, Mr Page has told a press conference he believes it is too early to talk about...

    Sanctions against Russia over Ukraine must be extended – Merkel
    Dec13

    Sanctions against Russia over Ukraine must be extended – Merkel

    German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Tuesday sanctions against Russia over the crisis in eastern Ukraine would have to be extended because of a lack of progress in implementing the Minsk ceasefire agreement, according to Reuters. ”It will be necessary to extend the sanctions against Russia again – although we would have wished for better...

    United Nations: Aleppo civilians “shot on the spot”
    Dec13

    United Nations: Aleppo civilians “shot on the spot”

    Syrian pro-government forces have been entering homes in eastern Aleppo and killing those inside, including women and children, the UN says, according to the BBC. The UN`s human rights office said it had reliable evidence that in four areas 82 civilians were shot on sight, the BBC reported. ”We`re filled with the deepest foreboding for those who...

    Ukraine expects reaction of Polish government to slogans “Death to Ukrainians!” during the March of eaglets
    Dec13

    Ukraine expects reaction of Polish government to slogans “Death to Ukrainians!” during the March of eaglets

    On the “March of eaglets of Przemysl and Lvlovski”, which was held on December 10 in the Polish city Przemysl, the participants near the building of the Ukrainian National Center chanted “Death to Ukrainians.” Video: UaPosition memo: Eaglets (Polish: Orlęta) is a term of affection applied to the Polish teenagers who fought...

    Visa-free travel for Ukraine will be available in a few months – Head of the Delegation of the European Union to Ukraine
    Dec13

    Visa-free travel for Ukraine will be available in a few months – Head of the Delegation of the European Union to Ukraine

    Head of the Delegation of the European Union to Ukraine, Ambassador Hugues Mingarelli says that visa-free travel for Ukraine will be available in a few months, according to an UNIAN correspondent. ”European authorities have decided that in a few months, citizens of Ukraine will be able to travel to EU countries without visas. This decision has...

    New “Soviet” Union is possible – Mikhail Gorbachev
    Dec13

    New “Soviet” Union is possible – Mikhail Gorbachev

    Mikhail Gorbachev, the first and last president of the USSR, has said that a new Union state is possible, according to Russian news agency TASS. ”The Soviet Union cannot be restored. But a new Union can be established,” he said in an interview with TASS. ”In the former borders, with the same members, on the basis of free will. I think a new Union...

    United Nations Security Council underlines need for stronger judicial cooperation to combat terrorism
    Dec13

    United Nations Security Council underlines need for stronger judicial cooperation to combat terrorism

    Condemning acts of terrorism and their impact on innocent civilians and on peace and stability, the United Nations Security Council emphasized the need for establishing willful violation of prohibition on financing of terrorist organizations or individual terrorists as serious criminal offenses in national laws and regulations. In...

    The European Parliament may vote for Ukraine visa-free regime on February 1, 2017
    Dec13

    The European Parliament may vote for Ukraine visa-free regime on February 1, 2017

    In the case of a positive completion of the inter-institutional negotiations on granting Ukraine a visa-free regime, the European Parliament may vote this issue February 1 of next year, according to the website of the EP. The website states the approximate date of the plenary session, when the Ukraine visa liberalization issue may be considered,...

    Antonio Guterres sworn in as new United Nations secretary-general
    Dec13

    Antonio Guterres sworn in as new United Nations secretary-general

    Portugal`s Antonio Guterres was sworn in Monday as the ninth U.N. secretary-general, according to Voice of America. ”The United Nations needs to be nimble, efficient and effective,” Guterres told member states. ”It must focus more on delivery and less on process; more on people and less on bureaucracy,” he said, VOA reported. The 67-year-old...

    EU increases humanitarian aid in Donbas to over EUR 26 mln in 2016
    Dec12

    EU increases humanitarian aid in Donbas to over EUR 26 mln in 2016

    The European Commission has mobilized EUR 4 million additional emergency assistance to address urgent humanitarian needs in eastern Ukraine, bringing the total EU humanitarian aid in response to the crisis to EUR 26.4 million in 2016, according to the press service of the EU Delegation to Ukraine. ”We have kept the humanitarian aspects of the...

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