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    Uncertainty over foreign-policy chief delays start of EU summit
    Jul16

    Uncertainty over foreign-policy chief delays start of EU summit

    The leaders of the 28 member states of the European Union will meet in Brussels later today (16 July) to appoint a successor to the UK’s Catherine Ashton as the EU’s foreign-policy chief. The frontrunner is Federica Mogherini, Italy’s centre-left foreign minister, although opposition to her appointment has gathered strength in...

    Parliament beefs up delegation to United States
    Jul16

    Parliament beefs up delegation to United States

    Members of the European Parliament agreed today (16 July) on the numerical strength of each of its 43 delegations to foreign countries. They will vote tomorrow on which MEPs should be allocated to each delegation. Delegations maintain and develop the Parliament’s international contacts. They are occasionally controversial because their...

    Ukraine leader urges EU to take tough action against Russia
    Jul16

    Ukraine leader urges EU to take tough action against Russia

    KIEV (Reuters) – Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko has urged the European Union to take tough action against Russia over the separatist conflict in Ukraine’s eastern regions at a summit of EU leaders in Brussels on Wednesday. …read more Source:...

    EU being ‘tested’ by rebels in Ukraine
    Jul16

    EU being ‘tested’ by rebels in Ukraine

    Poland’s foreign minister has said after talks with Ukraine’s PM and president in Kiev that millions of Ukrainians were effectively being held hostage by pro-Russian separatists in the east of the ex-Soviet state. …read more Source: Polskie Radio dla...

    EU to consider sanctions against Russia
    Jul16

    EU to consider sanctions against Russia

    EU leaders are set to gather in Brussels to discuss new sanctions against Russia for its role in the Ukraine conflict. This comes as OSCE observers begin monitoring the border between Ukraine and Russia. …read more Source: Deutsche...

    EU leaders may expand Russia sanctions
    Jul16

    EU leaders may expand Russia sanctions

    The EU has provisionally agreed to start listing Russian companies over the Ukraine crisis ahead of Wednesday’s summit …read more Source:...

    Ukraine and Russia blame each other for deadly air strike on a rebel-held town
    Jul16

    Ukraine and Russia blame each other for deadly air strike on a rebel-held town

    An air strike on a rebel-held border town in eastern Ukraine has triggered a blame game between Kyiv and Moscow. The strike on Snizhne in Donetsk… …read more Source:...

    VIDEO: Russia feels heat of Ukraine conflict
    Jul16

    VIDEO: Russia feels heat of Ukraine conflict

    Russia’s Ministry of Defence has shown journalists what it says is the aftermath of a shell attack on its soil on Sunday, which killed one man. …read more Source:...

    Ex-Pussy Riot Lawyer to Defend Ukrainian Pilot in Russian Court
    Jul16

    Ex-Pussy Riot Lawyer to Defend Ukrainian Pilot in Russian Court

    Pussy Riot’s former lawyer will defend the captured Ukrainian pilot who now sits in a Russian jail. Images mixed by Kevin Rothrock. Mark Feygin, the lawyer who came to prominence defending members of the Russian opposition, seems to have picked a new cause—and it may have political consequences that eclipse even the effects of the...

    VIDEO: Rockets hit rebel-held Ukraine town
    Jul16

    VIDEO: Rockets hit rebel-held Ukraine town

    Eleven people are killed in a rocket attack on a rebel-held town in eastern Ukraine. …read more Source:...

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