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    Rebel leader: New state of ‘Malorossiya’ will replace Ukraine
    Jul19

    Rebel leader: New state of ‘Malorossiya’ will replace Ukraine

    The pro-Russian rebel leader of a breakaway region in eastern Ukraine proposed on yesterday (18 July) replacing Ukraine with a new federal state Malorossiya (Little Russia), in comments that could further undermine a 2015 peace deal that is already faltering. …read more Source:...

    Dutch unveil memorial for victims of downed MH17 airplane
    Jul18

    Dutch unveil memorial for victims of downed MH17 airplane

    The Netherlands unveiled a national monument on Monday in memory of the 298 people killed in the downing of a Malaysia Airlines jetliner in 2014 above territory controlled by pro-Russian separatists in eastern Ukraine. …read more Source:...

    EU pushes Ukraine on corruption at Kyiv summit
    Jul14

    EU pushes Ukraine on corruption at Kyiv summit

    European Union leaders yesterday (13 July) pushed Ukraine to step up its battle against corruption after the 28-nation bloc agreed to ratify a landmark cooperation deal. …read more Source:...

    Ukraine Association Agreement deal sealed ahead of Kyiv summit
    Jul12

    Ukraine Association Agreement deal sealed ahead of Kyiv summit

    After years of delay, the EU formally approved yesterday (11 July) the Association Agreement with Ukraine, ahead of a high-profile summit in Kyiv beginning today. …read more Source:...

    Pledging reforms by 2020, Ukraine seeks route into NATO
    Jul11

    Pledging reforms by 2020, Ukraine seeks route into NATO

    Ukraine will begin discussions with the North Atlantic Treaty Organization on an action plan to get it into the US-led alliance, its leader said on Monday, while the country would work on reforms to meet membership standards by 2020. …read more Source:...

    Siemens turbines cause whirlwinds in Crimea
    Jul11

    Siemens turbines cause whirlwinds in Crimea

    A firm part-owned by German firm Siemens was preparing to install electricity turbines in Crimea despite prohibitive EU sanctions. The issue was brought to the attention of Brussels and Siemens on Monday (10 July). …read more Source:...

    Germany urges lasting ceasefire in eastern Ukraine
    Jun29

    Germany urges lasting ceasefire in eastern Ukraine

    German Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel on Wednesday (28 June) called for Ukraine and Russian-backed separatists in eastern Ukraine to extend a harvest-related ceasefire, saying it could help pave the way for a political solution. …read more Source:...

    EU extends Crimea bans, same expected for broader Russia sanctions
    Jun19

    EU extends Crimea bans, same expected for broader Russia sanctions

    The European Union extended on Monday (19 June) for another year its trade sanctions on the Black Sea peninsula of Crimea, annexed by Russia from Ukraine in 2014, and diplomats said they expected the bloc to do the same for its sanctions on Moscow soon. …read more Source:...

    Energy security: Lowering ambition and leaving Ukraine out in the cold
    Jun19

    Energy security: Lowering ambition and leaving Ukraine out in the cold

    Short-sightedness and lack of solidarity have hollowed out the energy package. While there are certain positive developments in the Security of Gas Supply Regulation, the EU is simply not up to the game in the new reality of energy geopolitics. …read more Source:...

    Proposed Nord Stream 2 compromise guarantees Ukraine’s gas transit role
    Jun14

    Proposed Nord Stream 2 compromise guarantees Ukraine’s gas transit role

    The European Commission hopes to bring together the friends and the foes of the Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline project around a mandate which would guarantee that Ukraine would remain a transit country for Russian gas to the EU. …read more Source:...

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