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    [Ticker] EU to blacklist 13 people, five entities over Ukraine
    Nov27

    [Ticker] EU to blacklist 13 people, five entities over Ukraine

    EU states Thursday agreed to blacklist 13 new people and five entities over Russia’s actions in Ukraine. The visa ban and asset freeze enters into force Saturday when the names come out in the bloc’s Official Journal. EU ministers earlier agreed to target Ukrainian “separatists”, not Russians, in the move. …read more...

    Ukraine’s new pro-Western parliament holds first session
    Nov27

    Ukraine’s new pro-Western parliament holds first session

    Ukraine’s recently elected pro-Western parliament has held its first session. Kyiv’s new coalition is led by the parties of President Petro… …read more Source:...

    Governing coalition formed in parliament
    Nov27

    Governing coalition formed in parliament

    Five parties in Ukraine’s parliament, the Verkhovna Rada, officially formed a governing coalition on Thursday. …read more Source:...

    Insurgents abandon positions due to cold weather
    Nov27

    Insurgents abandon positions due to cold weather

    The self-proclaimed Donetsk People’s Republic have recorded several cases of desertion and unauthorized retreat of the units from the front line. …read more Source:...

    OSCE report: Russian fighters continue crossing Ukrainian border
    Nov27

    OSCE report: Russian fighters continue crossing Ukrainian border

    The mission continues to monitor a large number of people in uniform who are crossing the border in both directions. …read more Source:...

    First meeting of new Ukraine’s parliament (Video, online)
    Nov27

    First meeting of new Ukraine’s parliament (Video, online)

    The newly elected Verkhovna Rada, Ukraine’s parliament, opened for business on Thursday. …read more Source:...

    Germany and Russia: A new Ostpolitik
    Nov27

    Germany and Russia: A new Ostpolitik

    Putin wags a finger at Mutti OVER the past year, Germany’s chancellor, Angela Merkel, has become the West’s diplomatic shield against Russia’s Vladimir Putin. That is partly because America’s Barack Obama is distracted and weakened by his midterm elections. It is also because nobody else in the European Union has the same...

    The Cyprus problem: Intractable—or insoluble?
    Nov27

    The Cyprus problem: Intractable—or insoluble?

    EUROPEAN UNION countries loudly criticise Russia for creating frozen conflicts in Georgia, Moldova and, now, Ukraine. Yet they are quieter about their own case of Cyprus, an EU member with an unrecognised Turkish-Cypriot north. This frozen conflict is older: over 50 years have passed since clashes broke out between Turkish- and Greek-Cypriots, 40...

    Ukraine’s government: Tragedy and farce
    Nov27

    Ukraine’s government: Tragedy and farce

    “SHAME! Shame! Shame!” roared the crowd when Ukraine’s leaders appeared at a recent ceremony honouring the Maidan victims. Protesters accused President Petro Poroshenko of breaking promises. A year after the “revolution of dignity” began, the politicians are being anything but dignified. A month has passed since the general election and...

    Annexed Crimea foredoomed to become “Eastern Europen Somali”
    Nov27

    Annexed Crimea foredoomed to become “Eastern Europen Somali”

    Because of Western sanctions an annexed Crimea remains the Russian “black hole” for an indefinite period. …read more Source:...

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