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    Truce tenuous as Ukraine leader tackles economy, oligarchs
    Apr20

    Truce tenuous as Ukraine leader tackles economy, oligarchs

    KIEV (Reuters) – President Petro Poroshenko is using the breathing space from a ceasefire with separatists to push reforms and rein in super-rich ‘oligarchs’ whose influence he says must be curbed for Ukraine to have a future in Europe. …read more Source:...

    Russia defends visit to Norwegian island despite sanctions
    Apr20

    Russia defends visit to Norwegian island despite sanctions

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – Russia said on Monday its deputy prime minister had every right to visit a Norwegian island despite travel restrictions imposed on him over Ukraine, dismissing Oslo’s condemnation of the trip. …read more Source:...

    US military instructors arrive in Ukraine to train local troops
    Apr20

    US military instructors arrive in Ukraine to train local troops

    About 290 American paratroopers of the 173rd Airborne Brigade have arrived this week in western Ukraine with the mission to train the Ukrainian troops. The US paratroopers’ arrival was announced by the US Ambassador to Ukraine via his Twitter account, although the exact number of the instructors was not mentioned in the tweet. According to...

    Russian Siberia, Five Years Later: Still Neglected, Still Burning
    Apr20

    Russian Siberia, Five Years Later: Still Neglected, Still Burning

    Only so-and-so can prevent wildfires. Images edited by Kevin Rothrock. Massive wildfires are burning across Siberia, most notably in the regions of Khakassia, where 23 have perished, and the Zabaikal region further east. It’s been almost five years such Russia witnessed this kind of destruction, when summer wildfires in 2010 killed at least...

    Security services wary of Russian interests in transit sector
    Apr20

    Security services wary of Russian interests in transit sector

    For more than two decades now Russia has been Latvia’s top strategic partner in the transit sector, providing the bulk of cargo volumes and logically investing more and more in the companies that operate these conduits of trade. But since Russia has provoked a war in Ukraine, Latvia’s security services have been looking much more...

    Kremlin will exploit killing of journalists | Dennik N – Slovakia
    Apr20

    Kremlin will exploit killing of journalists | Dennik N – Slovakia

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    Ukraine to rewrite Soviet history with controversial ‘decommunisation’ laws
    Apr20

    Ukraine to rewrite Soviet history with controversial ‘decommunisation’ laws

    President set to sign measures that ban Communist symbols and offer public recognition and payouts for fighters in militias implicated in atrocities In Kiev, a Soviet memorial to the second world war stands at one end of Shevchenko boulevard, which is named after the poet who formulated Ukrainian language and literature as distinct from...

    [Ticker] EU’s southern border should be new priority, France says
    Apr20

    [Ticker] EU’s southern border should be new priority, France says

    French minister Desir said in Luxembourg Monday that, the Ukraine crisis aside, the latest migrant drowning shows that “the south is also a priority for the stability and security of Europe”. He said human trafficking is a form “slavery” and called Libya a “black hole” of organised crime and terrorism....

    Norway angry with Russia over visit by Dmitry Rogozin despite travel ban
    Apr20

    Norway angry with Russia over visit by Dmitry Rogozin despite travel ban

    A diplomatic spat has evolved between Russia and Norway over the visit by Russia’s deputy prime minister to the Svalbard archipelago. He is one of the 150 individuals banned over Russia’s role in the Ukraine conflict. …read more Source: Deutsche...

    MFA of Lithuania, Luxembourg discussed EU’s relations with Russia
    Apr20

    MFA of Lithuania, Luxembourg discussed EU’s relations with Russia

    On 17 April 2015, Minister of Foreign Affairs Linas Linkevicius started paying a visit to Luxembourg. He met with Jean Asselborn, Minister of Foreign Affairs of Luxembourg, to discuss development of bilateral relations, aggression against Ukraine, the European Union’s relations with Russia, the issues of Eastern Neighbourhood and...

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