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    EU abstains from UN vote on ‘Nazism’
    Nov24

    EU abstains from UN vote on ‘Nazism’

    The European Union’s member states have abstained en masse from a United Nations resolution against the ‘glorification of Nazism’. In all, 155 countries backed the motion, which was presented by Russia on Friday (21 November) under the title “Glorification of Nazism: inadmissibility of certain practices that contribute to fuelling...

    Three more Ukrainian soldiers killed: Kiev military
    Nov24

    Three more Ukrainian soldiers killed: Kiev military

    KIEV (Reuters) – Three Ukrainian servicemen have been killed in the past 24 hours in fighting with pro-Russian separatists in the east despite a ceasefire in place since early September, a Ukrainian military spokesman said on Monday. …read more Source:...

    Estonian MFA in Finland: EU Union must act if the situation in Ukraine changes
    Nov24

    Estonian MFA in Finland: EU Union must act if the situation in Ukraine changes

    Estonian Foreign Minister Keit Pentus-Rosimannus discussed the current security situation with Finnish Foreign Minister Erkki Tuomioja and Chairman of the Parliamentary Foreign Affairs Committee Timo Soini during her visit to Finland on Friday, reported BC the foreign ministry press department. …read more Source: The Baltic...

    [Ticker] Russia backs trade deal between EU and Eurasian Union
    Nov24

    [Ticker] Russia backs trade deal between EU and Eurasian Union

    Russia backs a trade agreement between the EU and the Moscow-dominated Eurasian Economic Union, foreign minister Sergei Lavrov said on Saturday. The Kremlin would not “shoot itself in the foot and reject cooperation with Europe,” added Lavrov. Russia and the EU have imposed tit-for-tat trade sanctions following the Ukraine crisis....

    Tony Abbott’s threat to shirtfront Vladimir Putin forces dictionary definition change
    Nov24

    Tony Abbott’s threat to shirtfront Vladimir Putin forces dictionary definition change

    The Macquarie Dictionary says it will offer an alternative definition of the word after Abbott threatTony Abbott’s threat to “shirtfront” the Russian president during an international summit this month has prompted a dictionary to broaden its definition of the word beyond its Aussie rules meaning.Russian officials ridiculed the threat made...

    MH17 wreckage leaves rebel Ukraine
    Nov24

    MH17 wreckage leaves rebel Ukraine

    Debris from the Malaysia’s Flight MH17 arrives from rebel-held areas near the crash site in east Ukraine to the government-held city of Kharkiv. …read more Source:...

    US to keep troops in Poland and Baltic states for at least another year
    Nov23

    US to keep troops in Poland and Baltic states for at least another year

    The ‘persistence presence’ mission is part of efforts to reassure Nato’s eastern European allies and counter any Russian threat to the regionThe US will keep troops in Poland and the Baltic states for at least the next year as tensions with Russia remain, the commander of US land forces in Europe said on Sunday. Several hundred US...

    EU’s Economic Sanctions exalt Putin’s Nationalism
    Nov23

    EU’s Economic Sanctions exalt Putin’s Nationalism

    Author(s): Frank Maxwell ne29-3_2.jpg Vladimir Putin’s strong nationalism is nothing new; however since the Ukrainian crisis the Russian leader’s discourse has increasingly turned anti-Western. The EU’s flurry of economic sanctions have given the Russian President a new opportunity to boost up patriotism by using a nationalistic...

    Dutch complete recovery of MH17 wreckage: government
    Nov23

    Dutch complete recovery of MH17 wreckage: government

    AMSTERDAM (Reuters) – A week long operation to clear the wreckage from the crash site of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 in Ukraine has been completed, the Dutch government said on Sunday. …read more Source:...

    Ukraine slides into new financial crisis
    Nov23

    Ukraine slides into new financial crisis

    Calls for international bailout as Russian pressure and plunging currency create a toxic mix for Kiev …read more Source: Financial...

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