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    As America and Russia talk, Ukraine fights
    Feb02

    As America and Russia talk, Ukraine fights

    Tanks for calling THE timing was ominous. A day after the first, seemingly cordial telephone conversation between Donald Trump and Vladimir Putin, the residents of Avdiivka, a small town on the Ukrainian side of the conflict line with Russian-backed separatists, heard the echoes of heavy artillery fire. The conflict that Russia started in Ukraine...

    Bouchardy: Fewer refugees seeking asylum in Belarus in 2016
    Feb02

    Bouchardy: Fewer refugees seeking asylum in Belarus in 2016

    “There has been no increase in the number of asylum applicants since the start of 2017. Nevertheless, we are concerned over the exacerbating military conflict in Ukraine, which is likely to spell a new flow of refugees to Belarus or the Russian Federation,” he said. …read more Source:...

    Ukraine leader plans referendum on NATO
    Feb02

    Ukraine leader plans referendum on NATO

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko said he wants to hold a referendum on his conflict-torn country joining NATO, in comments to a German newspaper published Thursday, AFP reports. …read more Source: Macedonian Information...

    The Latest: EU chief presses Russia on Ukraine cease-fire
    Feb02

    The Latest: EU chief presses Russia on Ukraine cease-fire

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    Poroshenko plans referendum on Ukraine’s NATO membership
    Feb02

    Poroshenko plans referendum on Ukraine’s NATO membership

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko intends to call a referendum on whether his country should join the NATO.He plans to do this “given polls that show 54 percent of Ukrainians now favor such a move,” Reuters reported, quoting Germany’s Funke Mediengruppe. …read more Source:...

    Poroshenko Will Call NATO Membership Referendum in Ukraine
    Feb02

    Poroshenko Will Call NATO Membership Referendum in Ukraine

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko has told a German newspaper he considers calling a referendum on whether his country should join NATO.In an interview with German daily Berliner Morgenpost, he has said the will of Ukrainians must be taken into account, citing an increase in support among Ukrainians for joining the alliance.”Four years...

    Kiev-led forces on offensive in eastern Ukraine
    Feb02

    Kiev-led forces on offensive in eastern Ukraine

    BELGRADE – Igor Pavlovsky, Ukraine’s deputy defense minister, has confirmed that Kiev-led forces have been on an offensive in eastern Ukraine. In an interview with Radio Sputnik, Russian political analyst Sergei Sudakov asserted that these activities are linked to the new US administration coming to power. “Every event taking place in...

    2 Ukrainian troops killed in fighting in the east
    Feb02

    2 Ukrainian troops killed in fighting in the east

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    [Ticker] Ukraine’s Poroshenko wants Nato referendum
    Feb02

    [Ticker] Ukraine’s Poroshenko wants Nato referendum

    Ukrainian president Petro Poroshenko has said he wants a referendum on joining Nato. He told Berliner Morgenpost that more than half of Ukrainians were now in favour of joining the alliance, up from just 16 percent four years ago. “If the Ukrainians vote for it, I will do everything to achieve membership of the Atlantic alliance,” he...

    Record number of asylum-seekers heading home
    Feb02

    Record number of asylum-seekers heading home

    A record number of asylum-seekers have left Denmark voluntarily and returned to their countries of origin, according to the UN’s Danish office for migration, the IOM. The figures revealed that 532 asylum-seekers returned home last year – more than double the number who did so in 2015. “More often, we hear explanations about a family member...

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