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    Small country, big agenda
    Dec18

    Small country, big agenda

    Latvia’s agenda for its presidency of the European Union’s Council of Ministers was being rewritten as European Voice went to press – and it will be amended again in the coming hours. In European politics, a week can be a long time, and such is the case this week. Yesterday (17 December), the new European Commission presented a list...

    A year that changed our world
    Dec18

    A year that changed our world

    Reasons to feel gloomy about 2014 abound. This year marked the outbreak of war in Ukraine, the annexation of Crimea, the shooting down of MH17, and the intensification of Russian hybrid warfare against the West, ranging from increasingly dangerous military-aviation stunts to the unleashing of unparalleled propaganda blasts. Inside Russia, the...

    The Russians fighting a ‘holy war’ in Ukraine
    Dec18

    The Russians fighting a ‘holy war’ in Ukraine

    The ordinary Russians fighting a ‘holy war’ in Ukraine …read more Source:...

    Europe must stick to ‘bitter’ sanctions on Russia: German finance minister
    Dec17

    Europe must stick to ‘bitter’ sanctions on Russia: German finance minister

    BERLIN (Reuters) – German Finance Minister Wolfgang Schaeuble said on Wednesday that Europe had no choice but to keep up pressure on Russia over the Ukraine crisis via sanctions, though the door remained open to dialogue. …read more Source:...

    Ukraine ceasefire leaves frontline counting cost of war in uneasy calm
    Dec17

    Ukraine ceasefire leaves frontline counting cost of war in uneasy calm

    Lull in fighting prompts some locals to fear Moscow is retooling its strategy, while others suspect it has abandoned themIt was mid-morning when the bombs began to fall on Artyomove, a crumbling mining town on the frontline in eastern Ukraine. One mortar landed in Nina Dmitrievna’s garden. It flattened her fence. Another hit next door,...

    EU resists Ukraine’s plea to find funding
    Dec17

    EU resists Ukraine’s plea to find funding

    Assistance sought from EU and others to avoid a possible default after IMF identifies shortfall …read more Source: Financial...

    Ukraine aims to apply for EU membership by 2020, says president
    Dec17

    Ukraine aims to apply for EU membership by 2020, says president

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko has announced that Ukraine should aim to apply for EU membership in 2020. He also hinted at joining Nato saying… …read more Source:...

    Ukraine to apply for EU membership in 2020
    Dec17

    Ukraine to apply for EU membership in 2020

    Ukraine’s President Petro Poroshenko declared his country’s intention to join the EU and NATO in a speech to Polish parliament on Wednesday. …read more Source: Polskie Radio dla...

    Turchynov says Russia may start continental war
    Dec17

    Turchynov says Russia may start continental war

    Newly appointed Secretary of the National Security and Defense Council Oleksandr Turchynov said on Wednesday that Russia might begin a full-scale continental war. …read more Source:...

    EU Ready to Tighten Sanctions Against Russia
    Dec17

    EU Ready to Tighten Sanctions Against Russia

    The European Union (EU) has readiness to tighten sanctions against Russia, by extending its ban on investments in the Crimea. The new measures will be directed towards limiting Russian explorations for natural oil and gas in the Black Sea, The Moscow Times reports. In this way the EU is signalling that the West is not going to lift its sanctions...

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