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    Government in Kiev, Pro-Russian Rebels Agree on “Day of Silence”
    Dec05

    Government in Kiev, Pro-Russian Rebels Agree on “Day of Silence”

    Following a meeting with the heads of the Ukrainian law enforcement agencies on Thursday, President Petro Poroshenko declared December 9 as a “day of silence” in eastern Ukraine. If the December 9 ceasefire is observed by both sides, it will be a positive step towards the implementation of the Minsk accords. Ukraine is ready to start withdrawing...

    Uefa blocks Crimean clubs from playing in Russian competitions
    Dec04

    Uefa blocks Crimean clubs from playing in Russian competitions

    • Ban will come into effect on 1 January• Three Crimean clubs had been included Russian leagueCrimean clubs have been suspended by Uefa from playing in Russian domestic competitions.“The Russian Football Union (RFU) may not organise any football competition in Crimea, without the consent of Uefa and the Football Federation of Ukraine (FFU),” it...

    New initiative on Ukraine ceasefire
    Dec04

    New initiative on Ukraine ceasefire

    Ukraine’s president announces a new initiative to try to shore up a ceasefire with pro-Russian rebels in the east of the country. …read more Source:...

    Ukraine president announces new ceasefire
    Dec04

    Ukraine president announces new ceasefire

    The Ukrainian president has announced a new ceasefire to begin on December 9. The so-called ‘day of silence’ in eastern Ukraine aims to secure a… …read more Source:...

    Ukrainian soldiers check in at Riga hospital
    Dec04

    Ukrainian soldiers check in at Riga hospital

    Seven soldiers from the Ukrainian national armed forces have been brought to Latvia to be treated for injuries sustained in battle with pro-Russian terrorists in the country’s east, reported news wire BNS Thursday. …read more Source:...

    Putin defies West over Ukraine and ‘sacred Crimea’
    Dec04

    Putin defies West over Ukraine and ‘sacred Crimea’

    Russian President Vladimir Putin has accused what he called “enemies of yesterday” of trying to bring a new Iron Curtain down around Russia. As it… …read more Source:...

    The Economist: Russia’s U-turn on South Stream “Taught Its Friends a Lesson”
    Dec04

    The Economist: Russia’s U-turn on South Stream “Taught Its Friends a Lesson”

    Falling oil prices and Western pressure have forced Russia to cancel South Stream, according to an article published in the online edition of The Economist. Highlighting that Russia’s cancellation of the pipeline project “has taught its friends a lesson”, the article describes South Stream as an attempt by Moscow to “regain sway in...

    Slovenia Believes in Peaceful Solution to Ukraine Crisis
    Dec04

    Slovenia Believes in Peaceful Solution to Ukraine Crisis

    Attending an OSCE ministerial in Basel on Thursday dedicated to global security challenges, Foreign Minister Karl Erjavec highlighted the Ukrainian crisis as the most pressing issue at the moment. He said Slovenia believed the situation could be solved in a peaceful way, in negotiations. …read more Source:...

    UEFA bans Crimea teams from Russian leagues
    Dec04

    UEFA bans Crimea teams from Russian leagues

    Crimean football clubs are banned by UEFA from taking part in Russian championships starting from January 1st, the European governing body’s secretary general Gianni Infantino announced on Thursday. …read more Source: The Local...

    New ceasefire agreed in Ukraine?
    Dec04

    New ceasefire agreed in Ukraine?

    Reports out of Ukraine suggest that the central government and the separatists in the east have agreed to a complete ceasefire, to start on December 9. An earlier accord, still in effect, has not stopped the conflict. …read more Source: Deutsche...

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