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    EU Eastern Partnership summit will highlight failure of plan to check Russia
    May20

    EU Eastern Partnership summit will highlight failure of plan to check Russia

    Shadow of Ukraine conflict will loom heavily over Riga conference, showing flagship programme to woo eastern Europe away from Moscow to be in turmoilA summit in Riga this week is likely to highlight the failure of the EU’s flagship programme designed to entice six former Soviet states out of Moscow’s orbit and into the embrace of...

    Saving ‘Juncker’s baby’
    May20

    Saving ‘Juncker’s baby’

    European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker is scrambling to salvage a controversial piece of his migration strategy: a quota system for the relocation of refugees across the EU. The plan — which aims to ease the migrant pressure on countries like Italy or Greece by moving refugees to other EU nations — has become a personal project of the...

    Germany to pay Soviet prisoners-of-war
    May20

    Germany to pay Soviet prisoners-of-war

    Diplomats say Germany is ready to restore good relations with Russia despite Ukraine tension …read more Source: Financial...

    International Red Cross visits two soldiers detained in Ukraine
    May20

    International Red Cross visits two soldiers detained in Ukraine

    GENEVA (Reuters) – The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) said on Wednesday that it had visited two men captured in eastern Ukraine at the weekend who are now in hospital in Kiev. …read more Source:...

    Ukrainian president says country in a ‘real war’ with Russia
    May20

    Ukrainian president says country in a ‘real war’ with Russia

    Ukraine’s Petro Poroshenko has revealed he doesn’t trust Russian leader Vladimir Putin, and says the two countries are engaged in a “real war.” The comments come days after Kyiv said it had captured two Russian soldiers. …read more Source: Deutsche...

    Lavrov says West is trying to destabilize Macedonia
    May20

    Lavrov says West is trying to destabilize Macedonia

    Russian Foreign Affairs Minister Sergey Lavrov spoke about the political situation in Macedonia and the Kumanovo incident in the Council of the Russian Federation, saying that in his view, the crisis is induced by Western countries. Lavrov claimed that the wiretapping affair is reaction to the fact that Macedonia didn’t introduce sanctions...

    Czech foreign minister pledges support for Ukraine and EU association
agreement
    May20

    Czech foreign minister pledges support for Ukraine and EU association agreement

    Czech Foreign Minister Lubomír Zaorálek, meeting with his Ukrainian counterpart Pavel Klimkin on Tuesday, expressed strong support for the Ukraine-EU Association Agreement, a day before it was due to be discussed in the Czech Chamber of Deputies. While the agreement should be ratified easily in the lower house, the move was temporarily delayed by...

    Ukraine charges captured Russians with “terrorism”
    May20

    Ukraine charges captured Russians with “terrorism”

    Two Russians taken prisoner near Schastye in eastern Ukraine have been charged with terrorism, announced an adviser to the Security Service of Ukraine. …read more Source:...

    Video raises concerns over Ukraine’s treatment of Russian prisoners
    May20

    Video raises concerns over Ukraine’s treatment of Russian prisoners

    Release of footage of recently captured soldiers said to violate Geneva conventions. RFE/RL reportsA video showing the interrogation of alleged Russian servicemen captured in Ukraine has sparked concerns about the treatment of prisoners of war in the conflict. The footage of one of the two men captured in eastern Ukraine on Saturday appears to...

    Ukraine could ask for missile defences amid Russia threat
    May20

    Ukraine could ask for missile defences amid Russia threat

    Russia and Ukraine exchange hostile rheotric as Kiev does not rule out consulting on whether to ask for missile defences …read more Source: The...

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