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    Ukraine offers concessions to pro-Russian separatists
    Sep10

    Ukraine offers concessions to pro-Russian separatists

    Ukraine’s President says Russia has removed the bulk of its forces from his country, raising hopes for a peace drive now underway after five months of conflict in which more than 2,600 people have been killed. He has offered an olive branch to pro-Russian separatists, saying regions under rebel control would get special autonomy....

    Russia cuts gas supplies to Poland
    Sep10

    Russia cuts gas supplies to Poland

    Decision by Poland follows threats by Moscow to halt the re-exporting of supplies to Ukraine by third parties in the EU …read more Source: Financial...

    Germany’s Merkel pushes for implementation of Russia sanctions
    Sep10

    Germany’s Merkel pushes for implementation of Russia sanctions

    German Chancellor Angela Merkel has called for the EU to implement further sanctions against Russia for its role in the Ukraine conflict. The sanctions are yet to take effect as a ceasefire in Ukraine largely holds. …read more Source: Deutsche...

    Russia’s Gazprom ‘limiting gas supplies to Poland’
    Sep10

    Russia’s Gazprom ‘limiting gas supplies to Poland’

    Polish gas monopoly says volume received is down by 20%, a move that some say aims to disrupt ‘reverse flows’ to UkrainePoland has said the volume of gas it has received so far this week from Russian gas monopoly Gazprom is down by at least 20%.Some European countries believe Moscow may use a disruption of gas to Europe as a trump...

    Ukraine says most Russian troops have moved back across border
    Sep10

    Ukraine says most Russian troops have moved back across border

    President Petro Poroshenko says most Moscow forces have retreated and eastern parts of country will get special statusKiev says Russia has now largely withdrawn its forces, following a major military offensive last month that pushed back Ukrainian troops and gave separatist rebels the upper hand.Speaking in a televised cabinet meeting, President...

    Azov fighters are Ukraine’s greatest weapon and may be its greatest threat
    Sep10

    Azov fighters are Ukraine’s greatest weapon and may be its greatest threat

    The battalion’s far-right volunteers’ desire to ‘bring the fight to Kiev’ is a danger to post-conflict stability”I have nothing against Russian nationalists, or a great Russia,” said Dmitry, as we sped through the dark Mariupol night in a pickup truck, a machine gunner positioned in the back. “But...

    [Ticker] Euromaidan up for 2014 Sakharov Prize
    Sep10

    [Ticker] Euromaidan up for 2014 Sakharov Prize

    The EPP group’s vice-chair Jacek Saryusz-Wolski has submitted a nomination of Ukraine’s Euromaidan for the 2014 Sakharov Prize as a “truly European voice for values, freedom and human rights”. The Euromaidan would be represented by Mustafa Nayem, Ruslana Lyzhychko, Yelyzaveta Schepetylnykova and Tetiana Chornovol for the...

    Polish president warns in Berlin of rebirth of 1930s nationalism
    Sep10

    Polish president warns in Berlin of rebirth of 1930s nationalism

    BERLIN (Reuters) – Poland’s President Bronislaw Komorowski has compared Russia’s incursions into Ukraine with 1930s-style nationalism in a speech in Berlin commemorating the beginning of World War Two, in which he urged the West to stand up to Moscow. …read more Source:...

    [Ticker] Most Europeans want Ukraine to join EU
    Sep10

    [Ticker] Most Europeans want Ukraine to join EU

    A narrow majority of Europeans surveyed by the GMF think tank have said Ukraine should be given EU membership even if it annoys Russia, while two-thirds supported tougher Russia sanctions. Most Russians told the pollster that Russia should maintain its influence on Ukraine even at the cost of EU ties. …read more Source:...

    [Ticker] Italy spotlights IS Libya threat in EU defence meeting
    Sep10

    [Ticker] Italy spotlights IS Libya threat in EU defence meeting

    Italian minister Pinotti told press after an EU defence chief’s meeting in Milan the Islamic State “might spread to Libya … it poses a threat to the EU and to our [Italian] territory”. She referred to the Ukraine war once, calling it “what’s happening to the east of us”. …read more Source:...

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