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    Captured Russian soldiers charged with terrorism in Ukraine
    May23

    Captured Russian soldiers charged with terrorism in Ukraine

    Two Russian soldiers have been charged in Ukraine with terrorism offences after being captured by Ukrainian troops earlier in the week. The pair who… …read more Source:...

    Amnesty International reports torture in Ukraine
    May23

    Amnesty International reports torture in Ukraine

    Beatings, torture with electricity, virtual executions: Ukrainian soldiers and pro-Russian rebels conduct them on captured citizens and enemies, according to Amnesty International. The NGO speaks of at least eight cases of informal executions of Ukrainians held hostage by the rebels. Former prisoners of the Ukrainian army have also stated that...

    Macedonia becomes reason for tension between Sofia and Moscow
    May23

    Macedonia becomes reason for tension between Sofia and Moscow

    In the upper house of the Russian parliament, Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said that the West could be wanting to change the government in Skopje in order to create a counterbalance to Russian influence in the region. The opinion that the destabilization of Macedonia was caused by external factors and that there were plans for splitting...

    EU walks fine line with eastern partners in shadow of Russia woes
    May23

    EU walks fine line with eastern partners in shadow of Russia woes

    EU leaders reaffirmed their commitment Friday to six eastern partners, but differing levels of ambition exposed strains in the relationships, with the talks overshadowed by Ukraine’s crisis and tensions with Russia.The European Union’s Eastern Partnership… …read more Source:...

    Prisoners on both sides tortured and murdered in eastern Ukraine, says Amnesty
    May22

    Prisoners on both sides tortured and murdered in eastern Ukraine, says Amnesty

    Amnesty International says both sides in the conflict in eastern Ukraine are carrying out war crimes on a near daily basis …read more Source: The...

    Modest Eastern Partnership summit ends modestly
    May22

    Modest Eastern Partnership summit ends modestly

    RIGA — Expectations were pretty low going into the Eastern Partnership summit and in the end the meeting between European Union leaders and six post-Soviet republics lived up to that unambitious standard. Unlike the previous summit in Vilnius in late 2013, when thousands of Ukrainians had taken to the streets of Kiev to demonstrate in favor of...

    EU keeps former Soviet countries at arm’s length
    May22

    EU keeps former Soviet countries at arm’s length

    The EU kept former Soviet states at arm’s length in the Riga summit, held in the shadow of Russia’s aggression in Ukraine. Greece and the UK referendum gatecrashed the event. …read more Source:...

    Minsk session of contact group on Ukraine over
    May22

    Minsk session of contact group on Ukraine over

    The contact group on Ukraine summed up results of the work done by the group’s subgroups on political, economic, humanitarian affairs and security. …read more Source:...

    Polish establishment rallies around Komorowski
    May22

    Polish establishment rallies around Komorowski

    WARSAW — Locked in a dead heat against an unexpectedly strong challenger, incumbent Polish President Bronisław Komorowski is warning voters that if they choose Andrzej Duda over him on Sunday then almost a decade of Polish foreign policy gains could be jeopardized. “You can’t choose people who would oppose Poland and the West,” Komorowski...

    Trilateral contact group on Ukraine in session in Minsk
    May22

    Trilateral contact group on Ukraine in session in Minsk

    The contact group on Ukraine is supposed to sum up results of the work done by the group’s subgroups on political, economic, humanitarian affairs and security. …read more Source:...

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