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    Kremlin saw plan to annex Crimea before Yanukovich fell: newspaper
    Feb25

    Kremlin saw plan to annex Crimea before Yanukovich fell: newspaper

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – The Kremlin was presented with a plan to annex the Crimea peninsula and eastern Ukraine before the overthrow of the country’s Moscow-leaning president last year, an independent newspaper reported on Wednesday. …read more Source:...

    Ceasefire Seems to Be Holding in Eastern Ukraine
    Feb25

    Ceasefire Seems to Be Holding in Eastern Ukraine

    A long-awaited ceasefire seems to have taken hold at last in eastern Ukraine on Wednesday. The Ukrainian military reported it suffered no combat casualties in the past 24 hours – for the first time in several weeks. Only one soldier had been injured. Pro-Russian rebels said on Wednesday they have pulled back heavy weapons from the front...

    Putin: Ukraine’s halting of gas to rebel areas “smells of genocide”
    Feb25

    Putin: Ukraine’s halting of gas to rebel areas “smells of genocide”

    Brussels/Moscow (dpa) – Russian President Vladimir Putin on Wednesday suggested that Ukraine was committing “genocide” by halting gas deliveries to separatist-held districts in the east.Putin argued that it was inhuman to cut off the local population… …read more Source:...

    Energy union strategy – the reaction
    Feb25

    Energy union strategy – the reaction

    Reaction to the energy union strategy adopted today by the European Commission was largely positive, with a healthy degree of scepticism about its actual ambition. Stakeholders from all sides were particularly pleased with the attention paid to energy efficiency. UK energy and climate commissioner Ed Davey criticised the strategy’s silence...

    Iohannis: Schengen, Ukraine, Moldova, among topics of discussion in Berlin
    Feb25

    Iohannis: Schengen, Ukraine, Moldova, among topics of discussion in Berlin

    Romania’s President Klaus Iohannis said Wednesday, before leaving for a visit to Berlin, that in his conversations with German state officials he will discuss Romania’s accession to the border-free Schengen Area, along with the latest developments in Ukraine and Moldova’s European outlook. …read more Source:...

    EU seeks energy autonomy amid Moscow and Kyiv’s gas dispute
    Feb25

    EU seeks energy autonomy amid Moscow and Kyiv’s gas dispute

    As Russia and Ukraine’s gas deliveries dispute heats up, the EU has announced plans to revamp its energy sector. The idea is thought to target Moscow “where it hurts.” …read more Source: Deutsche...

    Putin: Ukraine Gas Cut-Off ‘Smacks Of Genocide’
    Feb25

    Putin: Ukraine Gas Cut-Off ‘Smacks Of Genocide’

    A dispute continues over gas supplies in eastern Ukraine, with Russia’s Vladimir Putin accusing Kiev of “genocide”. …read more Source: Sky...

    Any member of Ukraine Bulgarian ethnic community free to arrive to Bulgaria immediately
    Feb25

    Any member of Ukraine Bulgarian ethnic community free to arrive to Bulgaria immediately

    We have made sure that any member of the Bulgarian community in Ukraine who feels under threat could come to Bulgaria as fast as possible, Foreign Minister Daniel Mitov told the press in the National Assembly. He specified that issuance of entry visas to ethnic Bulgarians in Ukraine had been speeded up. „So far no major inflow of ethnic...

    EU lays out energy strategy to reduce dependency on Russia
    Feb25

    EU lays out energy strategy to reduce dependency on Russia

    The European Union’s executive body unveiled an energy strategy on Wednesday aimed at providing companies and consumers in the bloc with secure supplies at affordable prices, in part by cutting dependency on Russian gas. The crisis in Ukraine has seen… …read more Source:...

    EU: Russia should respect Ukraine gas deal despite new row
    Feb25

    EU: Russia should respect Ukraine gas deal despite new row

    Brussels (dpa) – Russia should respect the current gas supply arrangements for Ukraine, the EU’s top energy official said Wednesday, adding that he is working to broker an agreement in the latest spat over deliveries. The Russian energy giant Gazprom… …read more Source:...

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