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    [Ticker] Putin meets Le Pen, speaks out on French election
    Mar24

    [Ticker] Putin meets Le Pen, speaks out on French election

    Russian president Vladimir Putin held a surprise meeting with French far-right presidential candidate Marine Le Pen in Moscow, Friday. He told press “we are not trying in any way to influence the French election”, according to the French language website of Russian state-sponsored media company Sputnik. Le Pen said, after earlier...

    [Ticker] Russian ex-MP killed in Ukraine
    Mar24

    [Ticker] Russian ex-MP killed in Ukraine

    Denis Voronenkov, a former member of the Russian parliament, was killed on Thursday in the Ukrainian capital, Kiev, Ukrainian police have said. Voronenkov was a member of Russia’s communist party, and a critic of Russian president Vladimir Putin. He had fled to Ukraine, where he was due to testify against former Ukrainian president Viktor...

    [Ticker] Ukraine spy agency bars Russian Eurovision singer
    Mar23

    [Ticker] Ukraine spy agency bars Russian Eurovision singer

    On Wednesday, Ukraine’s domestic intelligence agency barred Russian singer Yulia Samoylova from entering the country for three years, two months ahead of the Eurovision song-contest, where Samoylova was to represent Russia. In 2015 Samoylova had toured in Crimea, a Ukrainian region annexed by Russia, without permission from Ukrainian...

    [Ticker] Russia invites EU diplomats to occupied Crimea
    Mar22

    [Ticker] Russia invites EU diplomats to occupied Crimea

    The Russian foreign ministry Wednesday invited EU diplomats to “see with their own eyes” how Russian occupation of Ukraine’s Crimea peninsula for the past two years has led to “positive changes in the lives of people” there. It spoke after the EU foreign service and the European Parliament voiced support for...

    [Opinion] Ukraine’s IT boom could speed EU integration
    Mar22

    [Opinion] Ukraine’s IT boom could speed EU integration

    Ukraine’s IT sector could play a critical role in fighting corruption, building confidence in the country and easing the concerns of critics in the EU. …read more Source:...

    [Opinion] Three years of illegal occupation of Crimea
    Mar17

    [Opinion] Three years of illegal occupation of Crimea

    Russia’s three year occupation of Crimea and disrespect for International norms must end. …read more Source:...

    [Ticker] Sweden boosts defence budget
    Mar14

    [Ticker] Sweden boosts defence budget

    Sweden will increase its defence spending by 500 million Swedish Krona (€52.5 million) this year, defence minister Peter Hultqvist said on Monday. He argued that it was important for the country, which is not a Nato member, to respond to “a deterioration of the security situation” due to Russia’s invasion of Ukraine and other...

    [Ticker] EU extends life of Russia blacklist
    Mar13

    [Ticker] EU extends life of Russia blacklist

    EU states have rolled over visa bans and asset freezes on 150 Russians and Ukrainians and 37 entities deemed responsible for the war in east Ukraine. “The assessment of the situation did not justify a change in the sanctions regime,” they said Monday. The measures are to last until 15 September. Economic sanctions and a ban on doing...

    [Ticker] Norway to resume political contacts with Russia
    Mar08

    [Ticker] Norway to resume political contacts with Russia

    High-level political contacts between Norway and Russia will be resumed for the first time since Russia’s annexation of the Crimean peninsula, when foreign minister Brende visits Arkhangelsk this month and environment and industry ministers travel to Moscow in April, reports Aftenposten. “Norway and Russia are neighbouring countries....

    [Ticker] EU confirms deal on visa-free travel for Ukrainians
    Mar03

    [Ticker] EU confirms deal on visa-free travel for Ukrainians

    The EU council on Thursday formally confirmed a deal with the European Parliament to allow Ukrainian citizens to travel visa-free in the EU. The Maltese EU presidency said it “is hopeful that the Ukrainian visa liberalisation regime will enter into effect by the end of its term (end of June)”. Last month Russia announced visa-free...

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