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    EU, ex-Soviet states push ties in face of ‘hostile’ Russia (AFP)
    Nov24

    EU, ex-Soviet states push ties in face of ‘hostile’ Russia (AFP)

    Brussels (AFP) – Leaders from the EU and six former Soviet states gathered in Brussels on Friday to discuss deepening ties, with worries about Russian influence looming and thorny subjects like the war in Ukraine off the official agenda. …read more Source: The West...

    Leaders gather for EU Eastern Partnership summit (AFP)
    Nov24

    Leaders gather for EU Eastern Partnership summit (AFP)

    Brussels (AFP) – Leaders from the EU and six former Soviet states meet in Brussels on Friday for the latest summit aimed at deepening ties, but thorny subjects like Russian influence and the war in Ukraine are off the agenda. …read more Source: The West...

    Ukraine rebel leader accuses ex-minister of coup attempt (AFP)
    Nov22

    Ukraine rebel leader accuses ex-minister of coup attempt (AFP)

    Lugansk (Ukraine) (AFP) – The self-proclaimed leader of the Moscow-backedrebel stronghold of Lugansk on Wednesday accused an ex-minister of masterminding a coup attempt as infighting spiralled in eastern Ukraine. …read more Source: The West...

    Poland tensions with Ukraine and EU “Kremlin plan”: Tusk (AFP)
    Nov19

    Poland tensions with Ukraine and EU “Kremlin plan”: Tusk (AFP)

    Brussels (AFP) – European Council President Donald Tusk on Sunday questioned whether tensions between Poland’s rightwing government with Ukraine and the EU is a “Kremlin plan”. …read more Source: The West...

    Poland tensions with Ukraine and EU “Kremlin plan”: Tusk (AFP)
    Nov19

    Poland tensions with Ukraine and EU “Kremlin plan”: Tusk (AFP)

    Brussels (AFP) – European Council President Donald Tusk on Sunday questioned whether tensions between Poland’s rightwing government with Ukraine and the EU is a “Kremlin plan”. …read more Source: The West...

    Ukraine seeks distance from Moscow with new Christmas holiday (AFP)
    Nov16

    Ukraine seeks distance from Moscow with new Christmas holiday (AFP)

    Kiev (AFP) – Ukrainian lawmakers on Thursday voted for a new public holiday on 25 December in a move which they said would allow the country to distance itself from Russia, which celebrates Orthodox Christmas in January. …read more Source: The West...

    Putin to intervene in Ukraine prisoner swap (AFP)
    Nov15

    Putin to intervene in Ukraine prisoner swap (AFP)

    Moscow (AFP) – Russian President Vladimir Putin on Wednesday said he would hold talks with the leaders of eastern Ukraine’s self-proclaimed pro-Russian republics, in a rare public move to get involved in a prisoner exchange deal with Kiev. …read more Source: The West...

    Tensions rise between Serbia, Ukraine over ‘mercenaries’ (AFP)
    Nov10

    Tensions rise between Serbia, Ukraine over ‘mercenaries’ (AFP)

    Belgrade (AFP) – Serbia has summoned its ambassador to Kiev for consultations after Ukraine raised concerns over Serbian “mercenaries” fighting on the side of pro-Russian rebels in its conflict-torn east. …read more Source: The West...

    Tensions rise between Serbia, Ukraine over ‘mercenaries’ (AFP)
    Nov10

    Tensions rise between Serbia, Ukraine over ‘mercenaries’ (AFP)

    Belgrade (AFP) – Serbia has summoned its ambassador to Kiev for consultations after Ukraine raised concerns over Serbian “mercenaries” fighting on the side of pro-Russian rebels in its conflict-torn east. …read more Source: The West...

    Ukraine court frees interior minister’s son in graft case (AFP)
    Nov02

    Ukraine court frees interior minister’s son in graft case (AFP)

    Kiev (AFP) – A Kiev court on Wednesday released from detention the son of the powerful interior minister in an embezzlement case seen as a test of Ukraine’s commitment to tackling corruption in the highest echelons of power. …read more Source: The West...

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