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    Russia and energy on summit agenda
    Mar19

    Russia and energy on summit agenda

    Many leaders of the European Union’s member states are heading into a two-day summit today expecting a relatively quiet meeting, but fearful that a topic that is not on the agenda, Greece’s battle with its creditors, will disrupt the meeting and sour the mood. The summit will start with a conversation with Martin Schulz, the president...

    British military trainers in Ukraine
    Mar19

    British military trainers in Ukraine

    British military personnel have begun training members of the Ukrainian army engaged in fighting against pro-Russian rebels, the BBC learns. …read more Source:...

    EU struggles to find consensus on Libya
    Mar19

    EU struggles to find consensus on Libya

    Federica Mogherini, the European Union’s foreign policy chief, is asking European leaders to consider deploying troops to Libya to help international efforts to stabilise the country, but the idea has been greeted warily. She has also encountered deep scepticism about proposals to create camps in Libya to house would-be migrants to Europe....

    Crimea Tatars living ‘in fear’
    Mar19

    Crimea Tatars living ‘in fear’

    The leader of the Crimean Tatars has warned that, 12 months after Russia annexed Crimea from Ukraine, his community is living in an “atmosphere of fear and intimidation”, and is being weakened by migration. Mustafa Dzhemilev, a Soviet-era dissident who has been thrown out of Crimea, said in Brussels on 17 March that a United Nations calculation...

    How to lose friends and alienate people
    Mar19

    How to lose friends and alienate people

    Friendship generates goodwill and friends in need of favours can usually expect offers of help and understanding. The European Union’s political culture attaches a premium to co-operation and solidarity because the club cannot successfully function without them. Member states only lose the goodwill of their partners in extreme...

    Imagining Russia without Putin
    Mar19

    Imagining Russia without Putin

    Prescient or preposterous? Vladimir Putin’s absence from public life sparked a frenzy of speculation last week. Some commentators thought a backstage coup was under way or at least a full-scale Kremlin power struggle, in which the Chechen leader Ramzan Kadyrov (a staunch ally of Putin) was ranged against the siloviki of the security and...

    Ukraine’s refugees find new future in Poland
    Mar19

    Ukraine’s refugees find new future in Poland

    Ukrainian refugees begin new lives in Poland …read more Source:...

    Ukraine peace plan creaks amid fresh Russian-Ukrainian dispute
    Mar19

    Ukraine peace plan creaks amid fresh Russian-Ukrainian dispute

    KIEV (Reuters) – A peace plan to end the conflict in eastern Ukraine came under renewed strain on Wednesday, with Ukraine and Russia clashing publicly over the next steps and further Ukrainian military casualties from rebel attacks testing a fragile ceasefire. …read more Source:...

    Vladimir Putin addresses 100,000 supporters marking one year since Russia seized Crimea
    Mar19

    Vladimir Putin addresses 100,000 supporters marking one year since Russia seized Crimea

    Putin appeared on stage today at a celebratory concert by the walls of the Kremlin to make an impassioned justification for seizing the Black Sea peninsula. …read more Source: Daily...

    Biden and Poroshenko agree over Russian sanctions
    Mar19

    Biden and Poroshenko agree over Russian sanctions

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