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    UN Official Fears Shaky Ukraine Cease-fire Will Not Hold
    Feb15

    UN Official Fears Shaky Ukraine Cease-fire Will Not Hold

    A senior UN official said Tuesday that he feared the fragile cease-fire between the Ukrainian government and Russia-backed rebels in eastern Ukraine would not hold.Neal Walker, the UN resident coordinator and humanitarian coordinator in Ukraine, said that although calm had returned, the situation in… …read more Source: The Chosun...

    EU Extends Sanctions on Russia
    Dec17

    EU Extends Sanctions on Russia

    European Union leaders meeting Thursday in Brussels agreed to extend sanctions on Russia for another six months, EU officials said. The one-day summit, which ran late into the evening, capped a turbulent year for the 28-member group as questions loom over the integrity and future of the organization… …read more Source: The Chosun...

    EU Unblocks Visa-free Travel for Ukraine, Georgia
    Dec09

    EU Unblocks Visa-free Travel for Ukraine, Georgia

    The European Union will soon let Ukrainians and Georgians visit the bloc without needing a visa after diplomats and lawmakers struck a deal on Thursday to end an internal EU dispute that had been holding up the promised measures. Agreement on a mechanism for suspending such visa waivers in emergenci… …read more Source: The Chosun...

    Investigators: Missile that Downed MH17 was Brought in from Russia
    Sep29

    Investigators: Missile that Downed MH17 was Brought in from Russia

    International investigators say a Malaysian airliner that crashed over eastern Ukraine in July 2014 was shot down by a surface-to-air missile that was transported into the country from Russia.The findings released Wednesday confirm an earlier investigation by the Dutch Safety Board that concluded Ma… …read more Source: The Chosun...

    Ukraine Scraps Exchange Accord with N.Korea
    Aug31

    Ukraine Scraps Exchange Accord with N.Korea

    Ukraine has scrapped a civilian exchange accord with North Korea that included visa waivers, highlighting the North’s growing diplomatic isolation even among remnants of the old Soviet empire. The move comes after news that the North Korean Embassy in the brutal banana republic of Uzbekistan, its so… …read more Source: The...

    Clinton, Trump Spar Over U.S. Relations with Russia, Putin
    Aug01

    Clinton, Trump Spar Over U.S. Relations with Russia, Putin

    U.S. Democratic presidential contender Hillary Clinton on Sunday accused Republican Donald Trump of “absolute allegiance” to Russian policy goals, even as he suggested that if elected he might be willing to accept Moscow’s 2014 annexation of Ukraine’s Crimean Peninsula. In separate interviews on new… …read more...

    EU Envoys Vote to Extend Russia Sanctions
    Jun22

    EU Envoys Vote to Extend Russia Sanctions

    European Union ambassadors meeting in Brussels agreed to extend current economic sanctions against Russia for another six months because the conflict in Ukraine remains unresolved. Envoys from the bloc’s 28 member states approved the decision in principle Tuesday. It still needs a unanimous formal a… …read more Source: The...

    EU Envoys Vote to Extend Russia Sanctions
    Jun22

    EU Envoys Vote to Extend Russia Sanctions

    European Union ambassadors meeting in Brussels agreed to extend current economic sanctions against Russia for another six months because the conflict in Ukraine remains unresolved. Envoys from the bloc’s 28 member states approved the decision in principle Tuesday. It still needs a unanimous formal a… …read more Source: The...

    EU Releases Details on Extended Sanctions Against Russia
    Jun20

    EU Releases Details on Extended Sanctions Against Russia

    The European Union on Saturday published details of its decision extending sanctions against Russia for its 2014 takeover of Ukraine’s Crimean Peninsula, saying it continues to oppose the “illegal annexation … and does not recognize it.”The extended penalties include asset freezes and visa bans ag… …read more...

    Ukraine Hails Its Eurovision Winner, Russia Cries Foul
    May16

    Ukraine Hails Its Eurovision Winner, Russia Cries Foul

    Ukraine’s President Petro Poroshenko is heaping public praise on Ukrainian singer Jamala, after her surprise win Saturday over a Russian entry in the wildly popular Eurovision song contest. Poroshenko, writing on Twitter, said he personally congratulated the 33-year-old performer, whose winni… …read more Source: The Chosun...

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