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Ukraine will accuse Russia of sponsoring terrorism in top UN court, calling negotiations ‘futile’
Mar06

Ukraine will accuse Russia of sponsoring terrorism in top UN court, calling negotiations ‘futile’

Kiev will seek to convince the UN’s top court that Moscow is “sponsoring terrorism” in a bloody conflict involving separatist pro-Russian rebels, as tensions escalate in war-torn eastern Ukraine. Ukraine’s representatives will also ask the International Court of Justice (ICJ) on Monday to take emergency measures ordering Russia to...

Contact Group on Ukraine agrees on withdrawal of heavy weapons
Mar02

Contact Group on Ukraine agrees on withdrawal of heavy weapons

The participants of the contact group on the settlement of the situation in Ukraine reaffirmed their commitment to the full withdrawal of heavy weapons, the OSCE’s Special Representative to contact group on Ukraine Martin Sajdik told local media on Wednesday. …read more Source: China Internet Information...

China’s Wang joins top seeds Kerber, Svitolina in Dubai Open quarter finals
Feb23

China’s Wang joins top seeds Kerber, Svitolina in Dubai Open quarter finals

Top seeds Angelique Kerber of Germany and Elina Svitolina of Ukraine secured their tickets in the quarter-finals at WTA Dubai Open Wednesday, while Chinese Wang Qiang stunned French top player Kristina Mladenovic. …read more Source: English China News...

Clashes as Ukraine ultra-nationalists rally to support rail blockade against separatist east
Feb20

Clashes as Ukraine ultra-nationalists rally to support rail blockade against separatist east

At least seven protestors were detained as clashes erupted Sunday between Ukrainian police and ultra-nationalists backing a rail blockade in Kiev. The violence broke out after more than 1,000 demonstrators gathered to back the blockade between the coal-producing separatist east and the rest of Ukraine, which Kiev has warned could cause nationwide...

Doubts over Trump’s foreign policy gradually calmed by Tillerson
Feb17

Doubts over Trump’s foreign policy gradually calmed by Tillerson

When Secretary of State Rex Tillerson came to Germany this week to meet with his counterparts, he faced roomfuls of worried diplomats. Many sought clues from the fledgling US diplomat who to that point had made no public remarks on foreign policy since taking office two weeks ago. Long-held US stances on NATO, Russia, Syria, Ukraine, Iran and a...

US puts brakes on better ties with Russia
Feb16

US puts brakes on better ties with Russia

The Trump administration signalled Thursday there will be no change soon in US-Russian relations, putting the onus on Moscow to prove itself if it wants closer cooperation with Washington. Russia’s support for Ukrainian separatists was underscored as a test case of its willingness to change behaviour. At a NATO meeting in Brussels, US...

China, Ukraine agree to develop security cooperation
Feb16

China, Ukraine agree to develop security cooperation

The National Guard of Ukraine said on Wednesday it had agreed to develop security cooperation with the Chinese People’s Armed Police Force. …read more Source: English China News...

Nato sees sharp rise in Russian ‘fake news’ since Crimea seizure
Feb12

Nato sees sharp rise in Russian ‘fake news’ since Crimea seizure

Nato has accused Russia of ­waging a disinformation campaign since the Kremlin’s 2014 seizure of Ukraine’s Crimea region, claiming Russian websites such as Sputnik and RT posted false stories. There is increasing concern among senior Nato and EU officials over Russia’s ability to use television and the internet to spread what...

Long road ahead for Ukraine to join NATO: alliance’s official
Feb10

Long road ahead for Ukraine to join NATO: alliance’s official

Ukraine, which plans to hold a referendum on whether to join the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO), must carry out a series of reforms before its bid can be accepted for consideration, a senior alliance’s official has said. …read more Source: China Internet Information...

Ukraine may impose martial law if crisis deepens
Feb08

Ukraine may impose martial law if crisis deepens

Ukraine may impose martial law if the crisis in the country’s eastern regions deepens, Foreign Minister Pavlo Klimkin said late Monday. …read more Source: China Internet Information...

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