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    $30m reward offered to catch the killers of 298 people who were on Flight MH17
    Sep18

    $30m reward offered to catch the killers of 298 people who were on Flight MH17

    A reward of $30m (more than £18m) has been offered for information leading to the identification of those responsible for the shooting down of Flight MH17 over Ukraine. …read more Source: The...

    Ukraine’s Poroshenko secures financial aid from Canada
    Sep18

    Ukraine’s Poroshenko secures financial aid from Canada

    In an address to Canada’s parliament, he thanked the country for promising to provide Kyiv with bullet-proof vests and helmets: military safety… …read more Source:...

    [Ticker] German firm offers reward for MH17 information
    Sep18

    [Ticker] German firm offers reward for MH17 information

    German anti-fraud firm Wifka has posted a $30mn reward, put up by an anonymous client, for information on who shot down MH17 in Ukraine. It said it would pay the money into a Swiss account and help “to give the whistleblower a new identity”. …read more Source:...

    [Ticker] EU welcomes self-rule for pro-Russia rebels in Ukraine
    Sep18

    [Ticker] EU welcomes self-rule for pro-Russia rebels in Ukraine

    The EU has welcomed Ukraine’s decision to give self-rule and amnesty to pro-Russia rebels despite criticism it will create a frozen conflict. The EU foreign service said the laws mean Russia must now reciprocate by disarming the separatists and pulling its force out of Ukraine in line with peace accords. …read more Source:...

    Lavrov: Nobody would allow Ukraine to revoke its non-nuclear status
    Sep18

    Lavrov: Nobody would allow Ukraine to revoke its non-nuclear status

    Nobody would allow Ukraine to revoke its non-nuclear status, even the West, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said on Wednesday, RIA Novosti …read more Source:...

    Russia tightens control over Kyrgyzstan
    Sep18

    Russia tightens control over Kyrgyzstan

    As EU imposes new sanctions on state-owned companies, Gazprom and Rosneft invest heavily in Central Asian state While Russias relationship with Ukraine has been grabbing the headlines, Moscow has been steadily strengthening its foothold in another of the post-Soviet states Kyrgyzstan. In the past few years Russia has written off half a billion...

    Ukraine president in key US visit
    Sep18

    Ukraine president in key US visit

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko is beginning a key visit to the US to seek further support to tackle what he describes as Russian aggression. …read more Source:...

    Parliamentary notebook, 18 September
    Sep18

    Parliamentary notebook, 18 September

    Keep it in the far-right family Each MEP is entitled to appoint an unlimited number of parliamentary assistants using a monthly budget for their salaries of €21,000. However, in 2009 a rule came into force forbidding MEPs from employing close relatives as their assistants. But Golden Dawn – the Greek delegation of three right-wing MEPs – has...

    Will NATO respond with a bang or a whimper?
    Sep18

    Will NATO respond with a bang or a whimper?

    Collective security depends on a mixture of trust and fear: trust that your allies will make sacrifices for you, and fear that you will suffer if you challenge or break the rules. Both of those are fraying in Europe. It is hard to see how the new European Commission will be able to impose its will on Russia’s South Stream gas pipeline, now...

    European ‘peace dividend’ under pressure
    Sep18

    European ‘peace dividend’ under pressure

    Higher military spending in the wake of Russia’s intervention in Ukraine could wipe away the ‘peace dividend’ Europe has enjoyed since the cold war …read more Source: Financial...

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