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    Ukraine peace talks end without agreement
    Nov30

    Ukraine peace talks end without agreement

    Four-way talks on ending a separatist conflict in eastern Ukraine finished without a breakthrough yesterday (29 November), with German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier declaring that “lip service” statements were not enough to achieve lasting peace. …read more Source:...

    Steinmeier: Ukraine to show ‘responsibility’ at Minsk talks
    Nov29

    Steinmeier: Ukraine to show ‘responsibility’ at Minsk talks

    Germany’s foreign minister called on Ukraine and Russia to “show responsibility” and agree on a roadmap in four-way talks on Tuesday (29 November) on how to implement last year’s ceasefire accord for eastern Ukraine, but dampened hopes for a breakthrough. …read more Source:...

    Poroshenko: EU under very severe attack from Russia
    Nov24

    Poroshenko: EU under very severe attack from Russia

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko said today (24 November) that the EU was under very severe attack from nationalists and populists, but also from Russia. …read more Source:...

    Trump’s Russia policy looms large over EU-Ukraine summit
    Nov22

    Trump’s Russia policy looms large over EU-Ukraine summit

    The EU-Ukraine 18th summit to be held on Thursday (24 November) is expected to discuss the consequences of an expected distancing of Washington from Kyiv, and the need for Brussels to do more in assisting the pro-Western government of President Petro Poroshenko. …read more Source:...

    EU approves Ukraine visa-free travel
    Nov18

    EU approves Ukraine visa-free travel

    European Union member states yesterday (17 November) approved visa-free travel for Ukraine citizens, long sought by Kyiv to help cement ties as it combats pro-Russian rebels in the east. …read more Source:...

    Ukraine refuses to back European hate crimes law
    Nov17

    Ukraine refuses to back European hate crimes law

    Ukraine’s parliament today (17 November) refused to back a European hate crimes law because its references to sexual orientation and gender violated what many lawmakers said were basic Christian values. …read more Source:...

    Putin warns Merkel Russian gas piped to EU could be siphoned off in Ukraine
    Nov15

    Putin warns Merkel Russian gas piped to EU could be siphoned off in Ukraine

    Russian President Vladimir Putin warned Germany’s Chancellor Angela Merkel yesterday (14 November) of the risk of Ukraine siphoning off Russian gas destined for Europe, the Kremlin said. …read more Source:...

    Saakashivili quits Ukraine job, lashes out at Poroshenko
    Nov08

    Saakashivili quits Ukraine job, lashes out at Poroshenko

    Former Georgian president Mikheil Saakashvili tendered his resignation as governor of Ukraine’s southern Odessa region on Monday, accusing President Petro Poroshenko of cynically obstructing his attempts at reform and supporting corrupt clans. …read more Source:...

    Commission opens door to further Gazprom blackmail
    Nov08

    Commission opens door to further Gazprom blackmail

    A recent decision of the European Commission puts the whole European diversification and energy security strategy in jeopardy, and Poland and Ukraine may take legal action against the EU executive, writes Jacek Saryusz-Wolski. …read more Source:...

    Dutch referendum petition launched to oppose CETA ratification
    Nov04

    Dutch referendum petition launched to oppose CETA ratification

    A Dutch group very similar to the one which organised the referendum that blocked the EU-Ukraine association agreement has already collected over 190,000 signatures for blocking the ratification of CETA, the EU-Canada trade deal. …read more Source:...

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