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    EU to Sign MoU with Ukraine on EUR 1.8 B Aid Tranche on Friday   
    May19

    EU to Sign MoU with Ukraine on EUR 1.8 B Aid Tranche on Friday  

    European Commission Vice-President Valdis Dombrovskis will sign a memorandum of understanding (MoU) on the third package of EU macreconomic assistance of EUR 1.8 B to Ukraine in Latvia’s capital Riga on Friday. The latest package of aid follows two similar programmes of a combined EUR 1.6 B disbursed between May 2014 and April 2015....

    Germany needs to calm down
    May19

    Germany needs to calm down

    The news that Germany’s BND intelligence service regularly shared classified information with the NSA is the latest in the country’s ongoing debate about surveillance. The story reached a climax when the American CIA station chief was asked to leave Berlin in July after the revelation, the year prior, that the US had tapped German...

    Estonia supports Ukraine’s visa-free regime with EU
    May19

    Estonia supports Ukraine’s visa-free regime with EU

    Estonian Foreign Minister Keit Pentus-Rosimannus affirmed to her Ukrainian counterpart Pavlo Klimkin in a meeting in Brussels that Estonia supports setting up visa-free travel between Ukraine and the European Union. …read more Source:...

    NATO’s Stoltenberg tells Russia’s Lavrov to pull out of Ukraine
    May19

    NATO’s Stoltenberg tells Russia’s Lavrov to pull out of Ukraine

    BRUSSELS (Reuters) – NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg said on Tuesday he had told Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov that Russia must withdraw all troops and heavy weapons from Ukraine and end its support for separatists. …read more Source:...

    Learning from Uncle Sam: to Russia’s annoyance, U.S. hones Ukrainian fighting skills
    May19

    Learning from Uncle Sam: to Russia’s annoyance, U.S. hones Ukrainian fighting skills

    YAVORIV, Ukraine (Reuters) – Tense Ukrainian soldiers with assault rifles creep stealthily around mock houses before bursting in to clear out gunmen, while others practice setting ambushes or infantry assaults, all under the watchful eyes of U.S. Army trainers. …read more Source:...

    Ukraine working groups meet in Minsk
    May19

    Ukraine working groups meet in Minsk

    Minsk is hosting a meeting of the working groups on security and humanitarian affairs of the contact group on Ukraine. …read more Source:...

    The Profitable Patriotism of Vladimir Putin’s Biker Bromance
    May19

    The Profitable Patriotism of Vladimir Putin’s Biker Bromance

    The Night Wolves ride their growing renown all the way to the bank. Image edited by Kevin Rothrock. With a name like theirs, you expect big things from the “Night Wolves,” the Russian motorcycle gang that’s become internationally famous for its peculiar patriotic events and diehard support for Vladimir Putin and Russia’s recent...

    Opinion: The Crisis of the Left and the Decline of Europe and the United States
    May19

    Opinion: The Crisis of the Left and the Decline of Europe and the United States

    In this column, Roberto Savio, founder and president emeritus of the Inter Press Service (IPS) news agency and publisher of Other News, writes that neoliberal thinking, which has failed to meet an adequate response from the left, and lack of political vision has led to the decline of Europe and the United States.By Roberto SavioROME, May 19 2015...

    Russia’s Lavrov to meet NATO chief in Brussels on Ukraine
    May19

    Russia’s Lavrov to meet NATO chief in Brussels on Ukraine

    BRUSSELS (Reuters) – Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov and NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg will hold a short meeting in Brussels on Tuesday to discuss the conflict in Ukraine, a NATO official said. …read more Source:...

    Lebedev: CIS sincerely wishes to assist Ukrainian settlement
    May19

    Lebedev: CIS sincerely wishes to assist Ukrainian settlement

    The CIS heads of state also highlighted the urgent need to strengthen the national dialogue inside Ukraine. It is this extensive dialogue with the West, with the United States and inside Ukraine that may contribute to the speedy resolution of the crisis. …read more Source:...

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