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    Siemens Withdraws From Russian Energy Projects
    Jul22

    Siemens Withdraws From Russian Energy Projects

    German industrial giant Siemens will withdraw from a Russian joint venture after discovering that four of its gas turbines were illegally shipped to Crimea. The company will also halt deliveries of power generation equipment to Russian state-controlled customers for the “time being”. Siemens confirmed that it had received “credible information”...

    NATO & Ukrainian Marines Practice Amphibious Assault
    Jul19

    NATO & Ukrainian Marines Practice Amphibious Assault

    U.S. and Ukrainian Marines have launched a coordinated amphibious assault from a Turkish ship against a beachhead on Wednesday (19th July), during Exercise Sea Breeze in Mykolaivka, Ukraine. The partnered Marine forces assaulted the beach in two different waves with firepower from a land force to support the attack. The coordinated attack...

    Kremlin Launches Attack On Freedom Of Expression
    Jul18

    Kremlin Launches Attack On Freedom Of Expression

    Russia has introduced significant restrictions to online speech and invasive surveillance of online activity and prosecutes critics under the guise of fighting extremism, Human Rights Watch said in a report released today (18 July). The 83-page report, “Online and On All Fronts: Russia’s Assault on Freedom of Expression,” documents Russian...

    20 Years of NATO – Ukraine Relations
    Jul12

    20 Years of NATO – Ukraine Relations

    NATO has had a partnership with Ukraine for over 20 years. Ukraine is one of the biggest beneficiaries of NATO Trust Funds. The funds have paid for various projects including financial support for political and security sector reforms, help with cyber defence and medical rehabilitation for Ukrainian soldiers. Follow EU Today on Social media:...

    Canadian Speculators Flout International Protocol In Kazakh Legal Case
    Jul11

    Canadian Speculators Flout International Protocol In Kazakh Legal Case

    An ongoing international case that seems to fly in the face of both national laws and international convention continues to vex the government of Kazakhstan, and to threaten the legal position of post-colonial, and especially post-Soviet, states around the world. The problem began in 1995 when the newly independent republic of Kazakhstan was...

    The “Petya” Malware attack: Was the real target Russia’s Rosneft?
    Jul10

    The “Petya” Malware attack: Was the real target Russia’s Rosneft?

    As the haze of speculation surrounding the recent massive global ransomware attack starts to clear, new allegations have emerged about a possible motive behind the incident. The ostensible purpose of the so called Petya virus, which caused widespread damage across different continents, was to make money although it appears that those behind the...

    Russia Suspends Payments To Council Of Europe
    Jul02

    Russia Suspends Payments To Council Of Europe

    Russia’s descent into total isolation took a major step this week with the announcement by foreign minister Sergei Lavrov that the Kremlin would suspend its payments to the Council of Europe (CoE). In a phone call to CoE Secretary-General Thorbjorn Jagland, warned that the payments would not resume until the “unconditional total...

    Russian Security Services Behind Cyber Attack, Says Ukraine
    Jul01

    Russian Security Services Behind Cyber Attack, Says Ukraine

    Ukraine said today (July 1st) that Russian security services were involved in a recent cyber attack on the country, with the aim of destroying important data and spreading panic. The SBU, Ukraine’s state security service, said the attack, which started in Ukraine and spread around the world on Tuesday, was by the same hackers who attacked...

    Extended Sanctions For Russia, Preferential Measures For Ukraine
    Jun29

    Extended Sanctions For Russia, Preferential Measures For Ukraine

    Yesterday (June 28th) the Council of the European Union prolonged economic sanctions targeting specific sectors of the Russian economy until January 1st 2018. This decision follows an update from President Macron and Chancellor Merkel to the European Council of 22-23 June 2017 on the implementation of the Minsk Agreements. This paved the way for...

    Ukraine and France determined to expand the agenda of bilateral cooperation
    Jun27

    Ukraine and France determined to expand the agenda of bilateral cooperation

    In the course of his working visit to France, President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko discussed the intensification of economic cooperation between the two countries with President of France Emmanuel Macron. “We have discussed substantial negotiations on the agenda of our bilateral relations. We have agreed to speed up the holding of the session of...

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