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    Crimea, as Russian federal subject, gets president
    Oct09

    Crimea, as Russian federal subject, gets president

    Sergei Aksionov, one of the main organizers of a referendum after which Crimea joined Russia, was unanimously elected as president of the Republic of Crimea.All 75 deputies supported Aksionov, said a statement issued by the Crimean assembly. …read more Source:...

    Ukraine ‘frozen conflict’ could hurt Europe: Foreign Minister Klimkin
    Oct09

    Ukraine ‘frozen conflict’ could hurt Europe: Foreign Minister Klimkin

    BRUSSELS (Reuters) – Ukraine warned the European Union on Wednesday not to accept pro-Russian rebels carving out a de facto state and said that unlike other “frozen conflicts” in the former Soviet Union it could destabilize all of Europe. …read more Source:...

    Eastern Ukraine separatist  threatens Poland
    Oct09

    Eastern Ukraine separatist threatens Poland

    A ‘commander’ for the self-proclaimed Donetsk People’s Republic has warned Poland to “stop sending weapons” otherwise his forces “will come for you”. …read more Source: Polskie Radio dla...

    Putin heads for EU-Asia meeting
    Oct09

    Putin heads for EU-Asia meeting

    The crisis in Ukraine is likely to intrude significantly into an effort next week by the European Union to deepen its relations with Asia, as Russian President Vladimir Putin is expected to attend the two-day Asia-Europe Meeting (ASEM) summit in Milan. The arrival of Putin, whose country is now subject to extensive EU sanctions because of its...

    The ebb-tide of central European Atlanticism
    Oct09

    The ebb-tide of central European Atlanticism

    Friendly criticism sometimes works. Unfriendly criticism usually doesn’t. That is the problem with which the United States is grappling as it tries to stem the decline of Atlanticism in large parts of central and eastern Europe. In Washington, DC, last week, Victoria Nuland, the senior State Department official dealing with the continent,...

    Ukraine: Deadly ceasefire in Donetsk
    Oct08

    Ukraine: Deadly ceasefire in Donetsk

    Both sides accuse each other of violating the ceasefire in the rebel stronghold of Donetsk, where fierce fighting has been raging at the airport.… …read more Source:...

    Juncker faces local and global difficulties
    Oct08

    Juncker faces local and global difficulties

    Adversity is wonderful for concentrating the mind, so Jean-Claude Juncker, the incoming president of the European Commission, should be concentrating very hard just now. Juncker faces two kinds of adversity: parochial and global. The global context will be painfully outlined in the coming days during the annual meetings of the International...

    Ukraine’s  Donetsk airport in tatters as UN says at least 331 have been killed since ceasefire  
    Oct08

    Ukraine’s Donetsk airport in tatters as UN says at least 331 have been killed since ceasefire  

    The main terminal building and the air traffic control tower at Donetsk airport lying in ruins as battles between pro-Russian separatists and government forces continue. …read more Source: Daily...

    One killed, three wounded in shelling in east Ukraine
    Oct08

    One killed, three wounded in shelling in east Ukraine

    DONETSK Ukraine (Reuters) – At least one person was killed and three wounded when an artillery shell hit a shopping center in Donetsk, a city in east Ukraine controled by pro-Russian separatists where fighting goes on despite a ceasefire. …read more Source:...

    Poland cuts interest rate to record low
    Oct08

    Poland cuts interest rate to record low

    Action sparked by fears over German slowdown and Ukraine crisis …read more Source: Financial...

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