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    Kiev’s failure to pay gas bill could cost EU its supply
    Feb25

    Kiev’s failure to pay gas bill could cost EU its supply

    Ukraine has two days to pay the bills before Russia cuts off its gas supplies. This of course “creates serious risks for the transit to Europe”, Gazprom CEO Alexey Miller said, according to Russian news portal rt.com. The statement came after Ukrainian state energy company Naftogaz accused Gazprom of failing to deliver gas that Kiev had paid for...

    Lithuania restores military conscription
    Feb25

    Lithuania restores military conscription

    Ukraine fears prompt move that will see nine months service for men aged 19 to 27 years …read more Source: The Irish...

    Kerry accuses Russia of lying over Ukraine involvement
    Feb25

    Kerry accuses Russia of lying over Ukraine involvement

    US Secretary of State John Kerry has told American lawmakers that Russian officials repeatedly lied to him about their support for separatists in… …read more Source:...

    Dacic: Minsk Complex of Measures is the best roadmap for peace in east Ukraine
    Feb25

    Dacic: Minsk Complex of Measures is the best roadmap for peace in east Ukraine

    Speaking at the UN Security Council briefing, Ivica Dacic stated that Europe has been suffering from the worst security crisis since the end of the Cold War. He told the briefing about the OSCE efforts to settle the conflict in east Ukraine and, in particular, about the deployment of two OSCE missions to the country. …read more Source:...

    Bulgaria’s Chiren Gas Storage Has Enough Gas for 3 Months
    Feb25

    Bulgaria’s Chiren Gas Storage Has Enough Gas for 3 Months

    Bulgaria’s Chiren underground gas storage contains enough gas to meet the country’s needs for three months with some restrictions, according to a media statement of the Energy Ministry. The information was released in response to Tuesday’s escalation of the conflict between Russia and Ukraine over gas supplies and the warning of...

    Here Is What You Can Do in Kyiv if You Have One Dollar
    Feb25

    Here Is What You Can Do in Kyiv if You Have One Dollar

    Image from You have one dollar, what’s next? on Facebook. The economic woes in Ukraine have been hitting the local currency, hryvnya, hard. The most recent dive brought the currency to 33 against the US dollar (in December 2014 it was 16 UAH to 1 USD). But enterprising Ukrainian social media users have tried to find the bright side—by...

    UK military training in Ukraine: symbolic move that risks Russian ire
    Feb24

    UK military training in Ukraine: symbolic move that risks Russian ire

    Increased western involvement could be used by Moscow to escalate its role and portray it to Russians as resistance to Nato advancesBritain’s decision to dip its toe into the Ukraine crisis is hardly likely to have a decisive impact on the outgunned and struggling Ukrainian army, but it serves the symbolic purpose of taking a stake in the...

    Separatists and Ukraine troops differ on withdrawal of heavy weapons
    Feb24

    Separatists and Ukraine troops differ on withdrawal of heavy weapons

    Separatists in the east of Ukraine claim they have begun the withdrawal of their armour from the frontline. Lines of military vehicles some pulling… …read more Source:...

    Vladimir Putin effigy burned in northern Ukraine – video
    Feb24

    Vladimir Putin effigy burned in northern Ukraine – video

    Residents in the northern Ukrainian city of Sumy burn an effigy of Russian president Vladimir Putin as part of the Orthodox Lent festival. A crudely constructed figure, with Putin’s face and a pig’s snout, is burned on a pile of tyres. An effigy is traditionally burnt at the conclusion of Lent, to mark the end of winter. Residents say...

    Britain ‘not ruling out’ providing arms to Ukraine, says PM – video
    Feb24

    Britain ‘not ruling out’ providing arms to Ukraine, says PM – video

    David Cameron tells a committee of MPs that Britain will provide military advisers and non-lethal equipment to Ukrainian forces. Four separate areas will be covered by the deployment: medical, intelligence, logistics and infantry training. The prime minister says Britain should not ‘rule out forever’ going further in its assistance...

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