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    “EU seeks alignment not only on Ukraine”
    Dec17

    “EU seeks alignment not only on Ukraine”

    The European Commission is asking Serbia to harmonize its foreign policy – “a possible hint of pressure on us to impose sanctions on Russia,” writes a daily. Apart from the Ukraine crisis, Belgrade is also expected to align its policy with that of the EU on Iraq and Syria, the Vecernje Novosti newspaper writes. …read more...

    [Ticker] Obama to sign new sanctions on Russia, weapons to Ukraine
    Dec17

    [Ticker] Obama to sign new sanctions on Russia, weapons to Ukraine

    US president Barack Obama will sign legislation imposing new economic sanctions on Russia later this week, White House spokesman Josh Earnest announced on Tuesday, according to AP. The legislation will also give the president the authority to send Ukraine anti-tank weapons, counter-artillery radar and tactical surveillance drones. …read...

    Merkel demands comprehensive truce treaty for Ukraine
    Dec17

    Merkel demands comprehensive truce treaty for Ukraine

    Germany’s Angela Merkel has demanded a meeting on the Ukraine crisis. In a phone call with Ukraine’s Poroshenko and Russia’s Putin and French President Hollande, Merkel said a lasting peace treaty was needed. …read more Source: Deutsche...

    Obama set to sign bill on more Russian sanctions by end of the week
    Dec17

    Obama set to sign bill on more Russian sanctions by end of the week

    The White House says President Obama will sign legislation by the end of the week to authorise new sanctions on Russia over the crisis in… …read more Source:...

    Czech press survey – December 17
    Dec17

    Czech press survey – December 17

    Prague – The fight annexation of Crimea vs everyday life has started, Jiri Sticky writes in daily Mlada fronta Dnes (MfD) today in relation to the steep fall of the rouble due to the low oil prices… …read more Source: České...

    Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates reminds us of the good news of 2014
    Dec17

    Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates reminds us of the good news of 2014

    As a year seemingly filled with unrest, disease, and death comes to an end – from the rise of Isis, to revolution in Ukraine and the spread of Ebola – billionaire business magnate Bill Gates has compiled a list of positive news stories that got buried. …read more Source: The...

    Russia says arms for Kiev won’t help solve Ukraine crisis: RIA
    Dec16

    Russia says arms for Kiev won’t help solve Ukraine crisis: RIA

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – A deputy Russian foreign minister declared on Tuesday that supplying weapons to Kiev would not help solve a crisis in east Ukraine, after the White House said U.S. President Barack Obama would sign corresponding legislation this week. …read more Source:...

    Obama ‘intends to’ sign new Russian sanctions bill – video
    Dec16

    Obama ‘intends to’ sign new Russian sanctions bill – video

    A White House spokesman says the US president will likely sign a bill implementing new sanctions on Russia by the end of the week. The Ukraine Freedom Support Act was passed by Congress on Saturday, and will see more pressure put on Vladimir Putin. Josh Earnest moved on to offer condolences to those affected by the Taliban attack at a school in...

    With Blood New and Old, Ukraine’s Next Parliament Is Sworn In
    Dec16

    With Blood New and Old, Ukraine’s Next Parliament Is Sworn In

    A screencapture of new Ukrainian Parliament members reading the oath. A new Ukrainian Parliament gathered for its first plenary session on November 27, 2014. The Rada’s 418 members were elected in the October 26 snap elections, the first to take place since the ousting of President Viktor Yanukovych, Russia’s annexation of Crimea, and...

    US risks EU rift on new Russia sanctions
    Dec16

    US risks EU rift on new Russia sanctions

    Obama sets stage for tougher set of Iran-style penalties if Ukraine crisis escalates …read more Source: Financial...

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