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    Turkey`s top diplomat slams EU freezing membership talks
    Nov25

    Turkey`s top diplomat slams EU freezing membership talks

    Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu harshly criticized the European Parliament`s resolution calling for the suspension of negotiations on Turkey`s accession to the European Union, according to Anadolu. ”Turkey has always stated that it is ready to accept any constructive decision of the EU institutions, including objective criticism....

    Steinmeier declares European security threat, given Russia`s aggression
    Nov25

    Steinmeier declares European security threat, given Russia`s aggression

    German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier sees Europe`s security at risk – especially with regard to Russian aggression. Together with other OSCE foreign ministers, he is pressing for more arms control, Radio 24 reported with reference to Die Welt. ”Europe`s security is in danger,” Steinmeier said. With the internationally...

    Yanukovych`s questioning via video conference to be held today
    Nov25

    Yanukovych`s questioning via video conference to be held today

    On November 25, the Svyatoshinsky District Court of Kyiv will hold a hearing in the case of the Maidan events, with plans announced to question as a witness Ukraine`s disgraced ex-president Viktor Yanukovych via video conference. The questioning of Viktor Yanukovych is scheduled for 13:00 Kyiv time. In addition to the former head of state, the...

    Poroshenko says Trump asked to elaborate on Russian aggression
    Nov25

    Poroshenko says Trump asked to elaborate on Russian aggression

    U.S. president-elect Donald Trump asked Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko about the developments in Donbas and Crimea, the president told a press conference in Brussels Thursday, Ukraine Today reported citing Espreso.TV. ”I can assure you that the issues of Russian aggression, illegal annexation of Crimea were risen by U.S. President- elect...

    Lukashenko under Kremlin pressure: Russia may prepare for construction of military base in Belarus
    Nov25

    Lukashenko under Kremlin pressure: Russia may prepare for construction of military base in Belarus

    A tender announced by the Russian Defense Ministry for military transportation in international rail traffic sees a boost in volumes of such transportation for 2017, which can be an evidence of certain military accords reached between Alexander Lukashenko and Vladimir Putin, according to the press service of the opposition`s Belarusian Christian...

    Ukraine should remain patient in its craving for systemic reforms in railway industry – Balczun
    Nov25

    Ukraine should remain patient in its craving for systemic reforms in railway industry – Balczun

    Ukrzaliznytsia CEO Wojciech Balczun pointed out that the reform of the national railways takes time and given the scale of ”pathologies, unimaginable in the West”, the process may take years. Ukraine needs a lot of patience in order to implement quality systemic reforms in the railway industry, which will take years, said Chairman of the Board of...

    SBU searches sea terminal owned by Russian businessman
    Nov25

    SBU searches sea terminal owned by Russian businessman

    The SBU Security Service of Ukraine in Odesa launched searches in offices of a private sea terminal, apartments and houses of its managers, SBU press center reported Thursday, according to Ukraine Today. Investigative actions are carried out within criminal proceedings into an alleged $6 million embezzlement of tonnage dues, Ukraine Today...

    France sees pro-Putin Fillon ”more convincing” than Juppe in debate
    Nov25

    France sees pro-Putin Fillon ”more convincing” than Juppe in debate

    An assertive Francois Fillon told French voters on Thursday that rival Alain Juppe ”does not really want to change things,” in a debate a flash poll showed Fillon winning with 71% of the votes, days before the conservatives decide which of the two candidates will run in the 2017 presidential election, according to Reuters. ”Alain Juppe does not...

    PM Orban: Hungary sees Ukraine in EU, though membership isn`t on the agenda
    Nov25

    PM Orban: Hungary sees Ukraine in EU, though membership isn`t on the agenda

    Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban says that his country wants to see Ukraine among European Union member states and insists on the cancellation of EU visas for Ukrainians, according to the information and media relations office of the Ukrainian Cabinet`s Secretariat. ”I would like to clearly state that Hungary supports Ukraine`s membership in...

    Journalist on Montenegro foiled coup attempt: Situation could lead to World War
    Nov25

    Journalist on Montenegro foiled coup attempt: Situation could lead to World War

    If the information about the details of the attempted coup in Montenegro is true, this situation can seriously lead to another world war, Russian military reporter, writer and a veteran of two Chechen military campaigns Arkady Babchenko told Novoye Vremya magazine. ”Everyone thought that the next [after Ukraine] will be Kazakhstan, Moldova or the...

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