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    Rebel areas in Ukraine: Significant variations
    Sep25

    Rebel areas in Ukraine: Significant variations

    The territory controlled by pro-Russian rebels in the Donbas region of Ukraine has varied significantly. By early July they held large parts of Luhansk and Donetsk, but they were then driven back by the Ukrainian armed forces. They lost more ground after the shooting down of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17. In late August Russian forces crossed the...

    Ukraine in turmoil: A Somalia scenario?
    Sep25

    Ukraine in turmoil: A Somalia scenario?

    WITH violence in eastern Ukraine waning (for the moment), attention has tentatively turned to the country’s post-war contours. Both the government in Kiev and the separatists claim to be withdrawing heavy weaponry, following an agreement on September 20th to create a 30km (19 miles) buffer-zone, though clashes have continued in some places....

    Poroshenko moves forward with peace, saying worst is over
    Sep25

    Poroshenko moves forward with peace, saying worst is over

    The most dangerous time for the conflict in eastern Ukraine appears to be over, according to Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko. The country, he says, now stands ready to move forward and apply to join the EU. …read more Source: Deutsche...

    Worst part of Ukraine crisis ‘over’
    Sep25

    Worst part of Ukraine crisis ‘over’

    The “most dangerous” part of Ukraine’s conflict in the east is over, President Petro Poroshenko says, adding that his “peace plan will work”. …read more Source:...

    Russian draft law would allow seizure of foreign property
    Sep25

    Russian draft law would allow seizure of foreign property

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – Russian courts could get the green light to seize foreign assets on Russian territory under a draft law intended as a response to Western sanctions over the Ukraine crisis. …read more Source:...

    [Ticker] Ukraine wants to apply for EU membership by 2020
    Sep25

    [Ticker] Ukraine wants to apply for EU membership by 2020

    Ukraine President Petro Poroshenko Thursday said his country wants to apply for EU membership in 2020, reports DPA. He said fulfilment of a planned reform programme would enable “Ukraine to prepare an EU membership application within six years.” …read more Source:...

    Kerry, Zaorálek discuss Islamic State, Ukraine
    Sep25

    Kerry, Zaorálek discuss Islamic State, Ukraine

    Top U.S., Czech foreign affairs officials agree on approach to major conflicts …read more Source: The Prague...

    Ukraine to apply for EU membership in 2020
    Sep25

    Ukraine to apply for EU membership in 2020

    Ukraine will file an application for membership in the European Union in 2020, Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko said on Thursday, ITAR-TASS reports. …read more Source:...

    Moscow: Ukraine’s National Guard Commited Mass Killings Near Donetsk
    Sep25

    Moscow: Ukraine’s National Guard Commited Mass Killings Near Donetsk

    Russian human rights activists have announced plans to hold a rally on Saturday in downtown Moscow to remember the victims found in …read more Source:...

    Ukraine leader sees country applying for EU membership ‘in six years time’
    Sep25

    Ukraine leader sees country applying for EU membership ‘in six years time’

    KIEV (Reuters) – Ukraine’s President Petro Poroshenko said he would present a broad plan of social and economic reforms later on Thursday which would allow the former Soviet republic to apply for membership of the European Union in six years. …read more Source:...

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