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    Latvia shuts down Russian ‘propaganda’ website Sputnik
    Mar30

    Latvia shuts down Russian ‘propaganda’ website Sputnik

    Latvia shut down the local website of Russia’s foreign news channel Sputnik on Tuesday (30 March), calling the state media outlet a “propaganda tool” and questioning the credibility of its reporting on the Ukraine conflict. …read more Source:...

    Reports: New Ukrainian government in the offing
    Mar29

    Reports: New Ukrainian government in the offing

    Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseny Yatseniuk’s party has agreed with President Petro Poroshenko’s faction and the Fatherland party – all former coalition partners – to form a new alliance, the head of Yatseniuk’s People’s Front party, said on Monday (28 March). …read more Source:...

    Russian court sentences Ukraine’s Savchenko to 22 years in jail
    Mar22

    Russian court sentences Ukraine’s Savchenko to 22 years in jail

    A Russian court on Tuesday sentenced Ukrainian pilot Nadezhda Savchenko to 22 years in jail after finding her guilty of involvement in the killing of two Russian journalists during the separatist conflict in eastern Ukraine. …read more Source:...

    For Ukraine, EU sanctions on Russia hang in the balance
    Mar22

    For Ukraine, EU sanctions on Russia hang in the balance

    Ukraine needs the West more than the West needs Ukraine, and the government is in no position to pressure the European Union. Writes Stratfor, the Global Intelligence company. …read more Source:...

    Crimea: Not Russia’s and not forgotten
    Mar21

    Crimea: Not Russia’s and not forgotten

    Russia’s illegal annexation of Ukraine has destabilised the region and put European security at risk. We must stand firm and show Russia that such behaviour will not be tolerated, writes David Lidington. …read more Source:...

    Poroshenko vows to end political crisis, wins promise of visa-free travel
    Mar18

    Poroshenko vows to end political crisis, wins promise of visa-free travel

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko tried to reassure the EU on Thursday (17 March) that his country would soon overcome a political crisis that has rattled Western lenders, and he won support for Kyiv’s cherished goal of visa-free travel in Europe for its citizens. …read more Source:...

    Ukraine parliament passes major law, paving the way to visa-free travel
    Mar15

    Ukraine parliament passes major law, paving the way to visa-free travel

    Ukraine’s parliament today (15 March) approved a vital anti-corruption bill that Kyiv hopes will pave the way for visa-free travel to EU countries this year. …read more Source:...

    Why Putin went into Syria
    Mar15

    Why Putin went into Syria

    The Russians intervened in Syria in order to bail the United States out of a very difficult situation, and obtain better understanding for their interests with Ukraine, writes George Friedman. …read more Source:...

    Linkevicius: Not all in the EU are reading Minsk in the same way
    Mar15

    Linkevicius: Not all in the EU are reading Minsk in the same way

    Some member states are reading the Minsk agreements literally and believe there could be decentralisation in eastern Ukraine before the situation on the ground improves, the Lithuanian Foreign Minister Linas Linkevičius, told EurActiv.com in an exclusive interview. …read more Source:...

    Serbia claims sanctions against Russia hurt its EU accession process
    Mar15

    Serbia claims sanctions against Russia hurt its EU accession process

    EXCLUSIVE / Serbia believes that the EU sanctions against Russia unfairly impact candidate countries, and have an adverse effect on its own accession process, says a document obtained by EurActiv.com. …read more Source:...

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