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    Russia and Ukraine agree on withdrawal of weapons in Donbass
    Apr14

    Russia and Ukraine agree on withdrawal of weapons in Donbass

    Author(s): Dan Alexe h_51885704.jpg Russia and Ukraine agreed, after talks in Berlin on Monday, to call for the pullback of smaller caliber weapons from the front lines in eastern Ukraine as part of a fresh push to end the region’s yearlong conflict. Foreign ministers from the two countries — meeting with their French and German...

    Fighting escalates in Ukraine ahead of talks
    Apr13

    Fighting escalates in Ukraine ahead of talks

    Author(s): Dan Alexe h_51796837.jpg Fighting has picked up in eastern Ukraine, after more than a month of relative calm, as diplomats gathered in Berlin Monday to discuss the Ukraine crisis. The escalation in violence will add pressure to talks between German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier, French Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius,...

    A million Ukrainians seek safety in Russia in a year, says Moscow
    Apr08

    A million Ukrainians seek safety in Russia in a year, says Moscow

    Author(s): NEOnline | KT ukraine_refugees_russia.jpg Almost a million Ukrainians have sought safety in Russia during the last year, according to the Russian Federal Migration Service (FMS) The total figure of the citizens from the South-East of Ukraine entering the territory of the Russian Federation and currently staying on it from the period of...

    EU capitals try to downplay Tsipras' visit to Moscow
    Apr07

    EU capitals try to downplay Tsipras' visit to Moscow

    Author(s): Dan Alexe h_51876365.jpg Athens’ flirting with Moscow has caused anger and stupefaction among Greece’s European allies, particularly after the government, on its first day in office, issued a public rebuke to the EU over a joint statement regarding sanctions on Russia. …read more Source: New...

    Czech president, US ambassador in rare public spat
    Apr07

    Czech president, US ambassador in rare public spat

    Author(s): Dan Alexe Milos Zeman and Vladimir Putin.jpg Czech President Miloš Zeman and the US ambassador Andrew Schapiro are in a rare public dispute over Zeman’s decision to attend a Russian military parade. The country’s prime minister and most Czech lawmakers are siding with the American. In an interview with online publication...

    EU-Ukraine: €1.8bn in supplementary assistance
    Apr01

    EU-Ukraine: €1.8bn in supplementary assistance

    Author(s): Dan Alexe Ukraine gas-2.jpg The Council of the European Union has approved the Commission’s proposal for new macro-financial assistance (MFA) to Ukraine. Only a few days after the European Parliament’s approval last Wednesday, this paves the way for swift disbursement of up to €1.8bn in medium-term loans in 2015 (€1.2bn)...

    Juncker cancels his visit to Kiev
    Mar30

    Juncker cancels his visit to Kiev

    Author(s): Dan Alexe Juncker.jpg European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker has called off his visit to Ukraine. Accompanied by EU foreign-policy chief Federica Mogherini, Juncker was supposed to fly to Kiev today in his first bilateral trip since taking office in November. President Petro Poroshenko’s office said Juncker told...

    Juncker in Ukraine on Monday
    Mar27

    Juncker in Ukraine on Monday

    Author(s): Dan Alexe Jean-Claude Juncker and Federica Mogherini..jpg Jean-Claude Juncker, the EU Commission president, will on Monday chair the meeting of the Ukrainian government. It will be his first bilateral trip since taking office in November. “The president of Ukraine [Petro Poroshenko] did me the honour of asking me to co-chair the...

    Juncker will lead Ukraine for one day
    Mar27

    Juncker will lead Ukraine for one day

    Author(s): Dan Alexe Jean-Claude Juncker and Federica Mogherini..jpg Jean-Claude Juncker, the EU Commission president, will on Monday chair the meeting of the Ukrainian government. It will be his first bilateral trip since taking office in November. “The president of Ukraine [Petro Poroshenko] did me the honour of asking me to co-chair the...

    EU criticises most neighbours, praises Moldova
    Mar25

    EU criticises most neighbours, praises Moldova

    Author(s): Dan Alexe Ukraine.jpg In a set of annual reports adopted today, the European Commission assessed the implementation of the European Neighbourhood Policy (ENP) with the 16 partner countries in the East and the South and made recommendations for the year ahead. …read more Source: New...

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