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    [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:...

    [Ticker] Merkel urges swift implementation of Russia sanctions
    Sep10

    [Ticker] Merkel urges swift implementation of Russia sanctions

    Chancellor Merkel said in the German parliament Wednesday the EU should “soon” impose new sanctions on Russia because elements of its peace deal with Ukraine “remain unclear”. She spoke ahead of an EU ambassadors’ meeting on Ukraine in Brussels and despite reports of a Russian military pull-back in Ukraine....

    Amnesty accuses both sides in Ukraine conflict of war crimes
    Sep10

    Amnesty accuses both sides in Ukraine conflict of war crimes

    Amnesty International on Wednesday said it had documented evidence that both Ukrainian forces and pro-Russia separatists have committed war crimes in eastern Ukraine, rejecting Moscow’s claims that it is not a party to the conflict. …read more Source: France...

    Ukraine says Russia withdrawing forces from east, sees boost for peace
    Sep10

    Ukraine says Russia withdrawing forces from east, sees boost for peace

    KIEV (Reuters) – Ukraine’s president said on Wednesday Russia had 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 3,000 people have been killed. …read more Source:...

    Poroshenko hails radical changes since Ukraine truce, pledges action on autonomy
    Sep10

    Poroshenko hails radical changes since Ukraine truce, pledges action on autonomy

    Ukraine’s President says the situation in the country’s wartorn east has changed ‘radically’ since a truce was signed last week. Poroshenko also promised to act quickly to grant more autonomy to pro-Russian regions. …read more Source: Deutsche...

    Ukraine offers rebels more autonomy
    Sep10

    Ukraine offers rebels more autonomy

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko says he is willing to grant more autonomy to separatists in the east but will not let the country break apart. …read more Source:...

    EU urged to “keep up pressure” despite “slight differences”
    Sep10

    EU urged to “keep up pressure” despite “slight differences”

    British Defense Secretary Michael Fallon says the EU must continue the pressure on Russia because it is evident that sanctions are producing results.Fallon was taking part in a meeting of EU defense ministers in Italy dedicated to crises in Ukraine, Iraq and Libya, when he said the EU must remain determined when it comes to sanctions. …read...

    Ukraine president signs law paving way for sanctions against Russia: Interfax
    Sep10

    Ukraine president signs law paving way for sanctions against Russia: Interfax

    KIEV (Reuters) – Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko has signed a law paving the way for the imposition of economic sanctions against companies and individuals, Interfax news agency reported on Wednesday. …read more Source:...

    Poroshenko says Ukraine will stay united
    Sep10

    Poroshenko says Ukraine will stay united

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko has said the situation in eastern Ukraine has “radically changed” since a truce was agreed with pro-Russian separatists. …read more Source: RTÉ...

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