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    Too important to neglect
    Mar26

    Too important to neglect

    The European Commission published yesterday (25 March) its annual reports on the European Union’s neighbouring countries. Collectively, they convey an impression of instability close at hand. The European reader has good reason to be grateful for the resilience of Ukraine, Tunisia, Lebanon and Jordan. The neighbourhood reports do not,...

    Juozas Olekas – Doctor-politician
    Mar26

    Juozas Olekas – Doctor-politician

    As Russia continues to flex its muscles in the east, Juozas Olekas, Lithuania’s defence minister, is having a busy time. Less than a year ago, he was urging Lithuanians to “sleep tight” and not panic. Since then, Lithuania has reinforced its reputation as one of Ukraine’s staunchest supporters in the EU – and one of the harshest...

    Insecurity casts pall over EU’s backyard
    Mar26

    Insecurity casts pall over EU’s backyard

    The European Commission today (25 March) published reports on 12 states neighbouring the European Union that collectively show that conflicts in Ukraine, Syria, Iraq, Libya and Palestine have significantly constrained the EU’s efforts to promote trade, human rights and political reform. Nonetheless, the reports by the European Commission,...

    Paul Wolfowitz: When should we intervene?
    Mar26

    Paul Wolfowitz: When should we intervene?

    US soldiers in a firefight with the Taliban in Afghanistan, 2011. © US Army I think we should definitely keep giving help to Afghanistan,” said Paul Wolfowitz. “Unfortunately, the question” of whether Congress will agree to that “is a good one.” “It’s not only money, it’s the message it would send if we abandon them. Having said that,...

    Four dead as Ukraine bus hits mine
    Mar26

    Four dead as Ukraine bus hits mine

    At least four people are killed after a passenger bus hit a landmine near a government-held town in eastern Ukraine, local officials say. …read more Source:...

    Passenger bus hits landmine in east Ukraine, four dead
    Mar26

    Passenger bus hits landmine in east Ukraine, four dead

    At least four people have been killed and six injured when a bus hit a landmine in eastern Ukraine. The incident happened in the government-controlled city of Artemivsk. …read more Source: Deutsche...

    Passenger bus blown up by mine in east Ukraine, three killed
    Mar25

    Passenger bus blown up by mine in east Ukraine, three killed

    KIEV (Reuters) – Three people were killed and six injured on Wednesday when a passenger bus struck a landmine in eastern Ukraine where government forces have been battling Russian-backed separatists, Interfax news agency said, quoting police. …read more Source:...

    Lithuanian President Dalia Grybauskaitė Ukraine’s Person of the Year 2014
    Mar25

    Lithuanian President Dalia Grybauskaitė Ukraine’s Person of the Year 2014

    Ukraine’s Person of the Year title – recognition for the whole of Lithuania The post Lithuanian President Dalia Grybauskaitė Ukraine’s Person of the Year 2014 appeared first on The Baltic Review. …read more Source: Baltic...

    MEPs Endorse EUR 1.8 B Aid Package for Ukraine
    Mar25

    MEPs Endorse EUR 1.8 B Aid Package for Ukraine

    The European Parliament on Wednesday approved EUR 1.8 B in fresh financial aid for Ukraine. “This financial assistance package will be used in order to balance the budget and help Ukraine sustain its economy, to repay the debts that are due this year,” rapporteur Gabrielius Landsbergis commented ahead of the vote. According to...

    Ukraine wrestles with oligarch power
    Mar25

    Ukraine wrestles with oligarch power

    Ukraine leader ratchets up anti-corruption drive …read more Source:...

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