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    How EU firms skirt sanctions to do business in Crimea
    Sep22

    How EU firms skirt sanctions to do business in Crimea

    Products for sale in the Crimean stores of two European retailers are being shipped there from Russia via a ferry and port subject to EU sanctions, transportation employees said, indicating that companies are finding ways to dodge the punitive regime in place since 2014. …read more Source:...

    German economy minister to discuss EU sanctions with Putin
    Sep21

    German economy minister to discuss EU sanctions with Putin

    German Economy Minister Sigmar Gabriel, heading to Moscow for talks about trade with President Vladimir Putin, said on Wednesday he favoured a lifting of EU sanctions on Russia but that would require making progress on peace in Ukraine. The European Union imposed the sanctions after Russia annexed Ukraine’s Crimea peninsula in 2014. Soon...

    Ukraine concerned at wavering support from Europe
    Sep20

    Ukraine concerned at wavering support from Europe

    Ukraine’s Vice Prime Minister in charge of EU relations is worried that European support for her country is weakening. But the slow pace of reform and persistent corruption have discouraged the West. EurActiv France reports. …read more Source:...

    Fico: Ukraine doing ‘even less than Russia’ to meet Minsk agreement
    Sep19

    Fico: Ukraine doing ‘even less than Russia’ to meet Minsk agreement

    Ukraine is doing less than Russia to meet its obligations under the Minsk peace plan, Slovakia’s Prime Minister Robert Fico said on Saturday (17 September), stepping up calls for the European Union to end sanctions against Moscow. …read more Source:...

    Naftogaz says charter change threatens gas purchases from Europe
    Sep16

    Naftogaz says charter change threatens gas purchases from Europe

    Ukraine has changed the charter of Naftogaz in violation of a deal with foreign creditors, in a move that could hold up a $500 million loan for vital gas purchases from Europe, the state-run energy firm said on Friday (16 September). …read more Source:...

    German, French FMs push peace bid in war-torn Ukraine
    Sep15

    German, French FMs push peace bid in war-torn Ukraine

    The German and French foreign ministers made their first visit to Ukraine’s war-torn east on Thursday (15 September), saying they wanted to push a new bid for peace after a recent surge in violence. …read more Source:...

    Ukraine reports death of three soldiers as EU pushes for peace
    Sep13

    Ukraine reports death of three soldiers as EU pushes for peace

    Ukraine said today (13 September) that pro-Russian insurgents had killed three of its soldiers in violation of a truce the foreign ministers of Germany and France will try to revive in Kyiv this week. …read more Source:...

    Crimea cannot be returned to Ukraine, Czech president says
    Sep09

    Crimea cannot be returned to Ukraine, Czech president says

    Ukraine cannot get back the Crimea peninsula, although Russia took it by annexation, Czech President Milos Zeman was quoted as saying on Friday (9 September). …read more Source:...

    EU moves closer to visa-free travel for Georgia, Ukraine may follow
    Sep06

    EU moves closer to visa-free travel for Georgia, Ukraine may follow

    A European Parliament committee yesterday (5 September) backed visa-free travel to the European Union for Georgia and moved towards granting another ex-Soviet republic, Ukraine, the same right, after migration worries delayed the process before the summer. …read more Source:...

    Ukraine draws Western ire for attack on ‘pro-Russia’ TV
    Sep06

    Ukraine draws Western ire for attack on ‘pro-Russia’ TV

    Ukraine drew rare Western anger yesterday (5 September) after the studio of one of its most popular TV channels was set ablaze by protesters unhappy with its alleged support for Russia. …read more Source:...

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