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    EU’s Orban and ally Putin cement closer ties
    Feb03

    EU’s Orban and ally Putin cement closer ties

    Russian President Vladimir Putin and Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orbán cemented closer ties at talks yesterday (2 February), amid growing EU rifts over sanctions against Moscow because of its meddling in Ukraine. …read more Source:...

    Ukraine appeals for help against Russia as fighting flares
    Feb03

    Ukraine appeals for help against Russia as fighting flares

    Ukraine’s president appealed for more global pressure against Russia yesterday (2 February) as Moscow-backed rebels and government forces clashed around a frontline town in an upsurge of fighting that has claimed a reported 25 lives. …read more Source:...

    NATO calls on Russia to help stop spike in violence in eastern Ukraine
    Feb02

    NATO calls on Russia to help stop spike in violence in eastern Ukraine

    NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg called on Russia yesterday (1 February) to use its “considerable influence” with rebels in eastern Ukraine to end what he described as “the most serious spike in violations” of a shaky truce there in a long time. …read more Source:...

    Schulz: Trump ‘un-American’, warns against lifting Russia sanctions
    Feb01

    Schulz: Trump ‘un-American’, warns against lifting Russia sanctions

    Germany’s centre-left candidate for Chancellor, Martin Schulz, has criticised US President Donald Trump’s policies as “un-American” and warned against lifting sanctions imposed against Russia over its role in the Ukraine crisis. …read more Source:...

    Military situation in eastern Ukraine worsens
    Jan31

    Military situation in eastern Ukraine worsens

    The foreign ministry of Ukraine expressed deep concern Monday night (30 January) over the “intensification of the Russian-terrorist forces in Donbas”. Other reports, however, speak of a “creeping offensive” of Ukrainian forces in an attempt to create “new facts on the ground”. …read more Source:...

    The Brief: Can the Ukrainian model solve the Brexit conundrum?
    Jan27

    The Brief: Can the Ukrainian model solve the Brexit conundrum?

    Britain is having a mid-life crisis and wants, after 40 years of marriage to the EU, to trade the bloc in for a younger model. …read more Source:...

    Fears grow in EU that Trump is about to lift sanctions against Russia
    Jan27

    Fears grow in EU that Trump is about to lift sanctions against Russia

    German Chancellor Angela Merkel is likely to speak with Donald Trump tomorrow (28 January), a source said today (27 January), as rumours grow that the US president will lift the sanctions against Russia imposed over its intervention in Ukraine and the annexation of Crimea. …read more Source:...

    Putin, Merkel and Hollande discuss Ukraine, Syria
    Jan19

    Putin, Merkel and Hollande discuss Ukraine, Syria

    Russian President Vladimir Putin, French President François Hollande and German Chancellor Angela Merkel discussed peacemaking efforts in Ukraine and Syria during a conference call yesterday (18 January), a Kremlin statement said. …read more Source:...

    Russian activist: If Putin regains Ukraine, the Baltics are next
    Jan18

    Russian activist: If Putin regains Ukraine, the Baltics are next

    Vladimir Putin’s strategy is to install pro-Moscow politicians in Ukraine. If Europe accedes, his next stop will be the Baltic countries, with NATO incapable of defending them, which will put an end to the organisation, Ilya Yashin told EurActiv.com in an exclusive interview. …read more Source:...

    Poroshenko says Ukrainians at risk of losing faith in EU path
    Jan17

    Poroshenko says Ukrainians at risk of losing faith in EU path

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko said yesterday (16 January) Ukrainians risked becoming disillusioned with Ukraine’s pro-European path if there are further delays to plans to cement its closer integration with the European Union. …read more Source:...

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