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    Kerry reassures NATO hopefuls Georgia and Ukraine
    Jul06

    Kerry reassures NATO hopefuls Georgia and Ukraine

    US Secretary of State John Kerry began a two-day visit to Georgia and Ukraine today (6 July) to reassure NATO’s eastern friends they will not be abandoned to face Russia alone. …read more Source:...

    Groysman: Ukraine will join EU within 10 years
    Jul01

    Groysman: Ukraine will join EU within 10 years

    Ukraine will join the EU within the next decade, Prime Minister Volodymyr Groysman said Friday, adding that his country still believed strongly in the bloc despite Britain’s vote to leave. …read more Source:...

    Russia extends embargo on EU food products
    Jun30

    Russia extends embargo on EU food products

    The Russian government decided on Wednesday (29 June) to prolong a ban on EU food imports from August, until the end of 2017, in retaliation for EU sanctions over Ukraine. …read more Source:...

    Bulgarian Socialist leader meets blacklisted senior Russian official
    Jun28

    Bulgarian Socialist leader meets blacklisted senior Russian official

    On a visit to Russia, Bulgarian Socialist Party chief Kornelia Ninova met with Sergey Naryshkin, President of the State Duma, the lower house of the Russian parliament, who is on the EU sanctions list. Ninova stated that her party is against the sanctions imposed on Russia over the Ukraine crisis. …read more Source:...

    France wants EU summit to discuss Russia sanctions
    Jun21

    France wants EU summit to discuss Russia sanctions

    France on Monday (20 June) called for EU leaders to have a full discussion on the future of economic sanctions imposed on Russia over Ukraine, even though they are expected to be rolled over shortly. …read more Source:...

    Germany, Austria favour gradual phasing out of Russia sanctions
    Jun20

    Germany, Austria favour gradual phasing out of Russia sanctions

    A growing number of German and Austrian ministers believe that EU sanctions on Russia should be gradually phased out as the peace process progresses, abandoning previous positions that sanctions could be lifted only if the Minsk peace plan is fully implemented. …read more Source:...

    Putin makes pitch for better Europe ties as economy suffers
    Jun17

    Putin makes pitch for better Europe ties as economy suffers

    Russian President Vladimir Putin on Friday (17 June) said he was willing to reach out to Europe to mend relations shattered by the Ukraine crisis but insisted the West was responsible for the bad blood. …read more Source:...

    Bulgaria refuses to join NATO Black Sea fleet against Russia
    Jun16

    Bulgaria refuses to join NATO Black Sea fleet against Russia

    Bulgaria has refused to take part in a joint ‘common NATO’ fleet of Romania Ukraine and Turkey, aimed at deterring Russia in the Black Sea, the Bulgarian Prime Minister Boyko Borissov announced today (16 June). The Bulgarian Prime Minister said that he had refused the proposal for such a fleet made by Romanian President Klaus […]...

    Gazprom warns of steep gas transit cuts via Ukraine after 2020
    Jun16

    Gazprom warns of steep gas transit cuts via Ukraine after 2020

    Russian gas transit to Europe via Ukraine will fall steeply after 2020 once state gas giant Gazprom has built a new pipeline under the Baltic Sea, Gazprom head Alexei Miller said today (16 June). …read more Source:...

    Chief prosecutor: A wad of dollars is placed on Ukraine’s Themis scale
    Jun16

    Chief prosecutor: A wad of dollars is placed on Ukraine’s Themis scale

    In a wide-ranging interview, EurActiv.com spoke to the newly-appointed Prosecutor General of Ukraine, Yuriy Lutsenko, who spoke of his adventurous life, the shocking corruption cases he has already uncovered, and the daunting tasks ahead. …read more Source:...

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