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    Suspect in alleged Montenegro coup plot pictured with Russian Foreign Minister Lavrov
    Dec16

    Suspect in alleged Montenegro coup plot pictured with Russian Foreign Minister Lavrov

    A suspect in an alleged plot to assassinate pro-Western Montenegrin politician Milo Djukanovic has posted a photograph of himself standing near Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov this week in Belgrade, RFE/RL reports. Nemanja Ristic, who is wanted in Montenegro for conspiracy to kill Djukanovic in an alleged foreign-organized coup attempt in...

    European Parliament hopefully to complete talks with EU Council on Ukraine visa liberalisation in January 2017
    Dec16

    European Parliament hopefully to complete talks with EU Council on Ukraine visa liberalisation in January 2017

    The European Parliament can reach an agreement with the Council of the European Union on granting Ukraine visa-free regime in January next year, President of the European Parliament Martin Schulz told a press conference in Brussels in the framework of the EU Summit December 15, an UNIAN correspondent reported. Schultz has informed the heads of...

    Ukraine not to buy Russian gas this winter
    Dec16

    Ukraine not to buy Russian gas this winter

    Ukraine`s national energy holding Naftogaz of Ukraine until March 2017 does not intend to buy natural gas from Russia, company CEO Andriy Kobolev told a briefing Thursday. ”Most likely, until the end of winter, we will not buy gas from Russia,” he said. Kobolev noted that in case of signing an additional agreement with the supplier of Russian...

    EU agrees to extend anti-Russian sanctions for 6 months
    Dec16

    EU agrees to extend anti-Russian sanctions for 6 months

    The leaders of the European Union during a summit December 15 agreed to extend economic sanctions against the Russian Federation for another six months, Reuters tweeted. ”BREAKING: EU leaders agree on extension of economic sanctions against Russia over Ukraine for six months: diplomats,” Reuters wrote on Twitter. As reported earlier, the...

    EU agrees with Dutch proposals on Ukraine-EU Association Agreement ratification
    Dec16

    EU agrees with Dutch proposals on Ukraine-EU Association Agreement ratification

    The leaders of the European Union have agreed to the proposals voiced by Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte, aimed at unblocking the ratification of the Ukraine-EU Association Agreement, which was suspended due to the negative outcome of the referendum in the Netherlands, according to an UNIAN correspondent in Brussels. The corresponding conclusions...

    Rutte closes deal with EU on Ukraine Association Agreement
    Dec16

    Rutte closes deal with EU on Ukraine Association Agreement

    Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte in Brussels agreed with the EU leaders on the Netherlands-offered addendum to the Ukraine-EU Association Agreement, NOS reports. With this adjustment, Rutte wants the Dutch authorities to ratify the Deal, which the Netherlands voted against at a referendum earlier in 2016, according to NOS. ”After a one and a half...

    Crime against Ukrainians: U.S. Ambassador on money stolen by Yanukovych
    Dec15

    Crime against Ukrainians: U.S. Ambassador on money stolen by Yanukovych

    Ambassador of the United States to Ukraine Marie L. Yovanovitch has branded the illegal withdrawal of assets from Ukraine by ex-top officials during the Viktor Yanukovych rule a crime against the Ukrainian citizens. The diplomat agreed with the idea that asset recovery cases are ”complicated” because there is the ”need for justice and getting the...

    ”No one postponed anything”: European Parliament source elaborates on date of Ukraine visa liberalisation vote
    Dec15

    ”No one postponed anything”: European Parliament source elaborates on date of Ukraine visa liberalisation vote

    The issue of visa liberalization for Ukraine will be put to a vote in the European Parliament immediately after the completion of inter-institutional negotiations, while the forecast date of April 3, 2017 is not mandatory, an UNIAN correspondent in Brussels reported citing her source in the EP. ”No one postponed anything,” the source said,...

    European Parliament to decide on visa liberalisation for Ukraine in April
    Dec15

    European Parliament to decide on visa liberalisation for Ukraine in April

    The European Parliament has slated its decision on visa liberalisation for Ukraine for April 2017, according to technical information on the EP`s official website. The date of the EP`s indicative plenary sitting on Ukraine is set for April 3, 2017. It will be considered in first reading in single reading mode. Earlier, this decision-making was...

    Ukrainians organized rally outside Russia embassy in Kyiv over Aleppo massacre
    Dec15

    Ukrainians organized rally outside Russia embassy in Kyiv over Aleppo massacre

    A rally was staged outside Russia`s embassy in Kyiv on Thursday over alleged war crimes against civilians in the Syrian city of Aleppo that was captured on Tuesday by the regime forces backed by Russia, according to hromadske.tv. About a hundred protesters gathered on Povitroflotsky Avenue near the Russian embassy`s building, hromadske.tv said....

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