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    US imposes sanctions on ‘Putin’s bridge’ to Crimea
    Sep02

    US imposes sanctions on ‘Putin’s bridge’ to Crimea

    Companies building a multi-billion dollar bridge to link the Russian mainland with annexed Crimea, a project close to the heart President Vladimir Putin, were targeted by the United States in an updated sanctions blacklist yesterday (1 September). …read more Source:...

    Sefcovic embarks on third trilateral gas talks on Ukraine
    Aug31

    Sefcovic embarks on third trilateral gas talks on Ukraine

    Vice-President for the Energy Union Maroš Šefčovič said he will visit Kyiv on 2 September to discuss energy reforms and lay the groundwork for trilateral talks with Ukraine and Russia that he hopes will help ensure uninterrupted gas supplies in the winter. …read more Source:...

    Keep EU sanctions on Russia says Lithuania’s foreign minister
    Aug29

    Keep EU sanctions on Russia says Lithuania’s foreign minister

    EU sanctions on Russia over the conflict in Ukraine should stay in place as long the situation on the ground does not improve, Lithuania’s foreign minister said on Monday (29 August), dismissing calls from EU’s rotating president Slovakia for them to be lifted. …read more Source:...

    Ukraine’s fledgling fight against corruption deserves EU support
    Aug24

    Ukraine’s fledgling fight against corruption deserves EU support

    It is crucial that the EU continues to help Ukraine fight its ‘culture of corruption’ in its struggle to establish democracy and integration into the West, writes Mark Demesmaeker on its 25th independence day anniversary. …read more Source:...

    Putin flies into Crimea amid war games and tension
    Aug22

    Putin flies into Crimea amid war games and tension

    Vladimir Putin flew into annexed Crimea on 19 August, a day after staging war games there, and said he hoped Ukraine would see “common sense” when it came to resolving a diplomatic crisis over the peninsula. …read more Source:...

    MH17 criminal probe to be published next month
    Aug19

    MH17 criminal probe to be published next month

    Initial results from a criminal probe into the downing of a Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 over war-torn Ukraine two years ago will be revealed next month, Dutch prosecutors said Friday (19 August). …read more Source:...

    Merkel: No end to EU sanctions against Russia
    Aug19

    Merkel: No end to EU sanctions against Russia

    There is no reason to lift the European Union’s sanctions against Russia, as Moscow has not fulfilled all of its commitments under the Minsk peace plan, German Chancellor Angela Merkel said in an interview published on Friday (19 August). …read more Source:...

    Ukraine could introduce martial law if eastern fighting worsens
    Aug19

    Ukraine could introduce martial law if eastern fighting worsens

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko said yesterday (18 August) he did not rule out introducing martial law and a new wave of military mobilisation if the conflict with pro-Russian separatists worsened. …read more Source:...

    Tusk calls Russia’s account of Ukraine events ‘unreliable’
    Aug17

    Tusk calls Russia’s account of Ukraine events ‘unreliable’

    EU Council President Donald Tusk on Wednesday said he and Ukraine President Petro Poroshenko believed Russia’s account of recent events in the strife-torn east of the country was “unreliable”. …read more Source:...

    Ukrainian protesters accuse prosecutors of abetting corruption
    Aug17

    Ukrainian protesters accuse prosecutors of abetting corruption

    Ukrainian activists today (17 August) held a protest in central Kyiv accusing the country’s powerful prosecutors of obstructing a newly formed national agency that has exposed massive official corruption. …read more Source:...

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