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    War in Ukraine: The turn of the tide
    Jul24

    War in Ukraine: The turn of the tide

    THE Ukrainian flag flies again over Sloviansk, a former stronghold of eastern Ukraine’s separatists. Succumbing to some punishing shelling, the rebels retreated on July 5th, leaving behind a city blighted with bullet holes and bombed-out buildings. In areas they had vacated, unexploded mortars lay wedged into the asphalt.After ending its...

    Joining EU may be  a false dream
    Jul24

    Joining EU may be a false dream

    Gabi is 26 years old, she was born in the Carpathian Ukraine and she grew up there. Even today she calls the territory a “Mecca of tolerance” with love in her voice, because so many ethnic groups are living there that in the end everybody is a minority. “The current territory of Ukraine belonged to five different countries in...

    Passenger jet crashes in Ukraine
    Jul24

    Passenger jet crashes in Ukraine

    Ukrainian president sets up commission over downed airliner, promises justice …read more Source: The Prague...

    "They sow the wind and harvest the whirlwind”*
    Jul24

    "They sow the wind and harvest the whirlwind”*

    Author(s): New Europe ukraine_plane.jpg The situation around the downed Malaysian airliner becomes somehow more clear and responsibilities should be attributed to irresponsible locals encouraged by alcohol and emotions, rather to any of the major powers involved. The incident gave the opportunity for a propaganda “war” for few days...

    Tsar Putin and his Crimea theft
    Jul24

    Tsar Putin and his Crimea theft

    The Földessy couple on the conflict in Ukraine: “Noeconomic sanctions will stop Putin.” The world had learned only now that the conflict had reached this stage what kind of influence Russia had on Ukraine, she says. Moscow had not been prepared for the friendly resistance that was the right way to react, that was why it had answered...

    EU ministers discuss “phase three” of Russia sanctions
    Jul24

    EU ministers discuss “phase three” of Russia sanctions

    Author(s): Dan Alexe train_ukraine_crash_dog.jpg EU foreign ministers are meeting in Brussels to decide new measures against Russia, with Britain and some other countries demanding much tougher measures. The Foreign Affairs Council meeting will be followed by the EU-Eastern Partnership Ministerial Meeting, starting at 16.00. Further to the EU...

    The first servant
    Jul24

    The first servant

    Viktor Orbán thought that he would jostle the mood a little in Ukraine. Just to make sure nothing remains so peaceful there. If the Russians are demanding autonomy on the eastern side of the country, why wouldn’t the general of Felcsút demand the same autonomy for the western side of the country? Right place in the right time. The...

    Linkevičius dismisses reports about Baltic mercenaries in Ukraine as “nonsense”
    Jul24

    Linkevičius dismisses reports about Baltic mercenaries in Ukraine as “nonsense”

    BNS Lithuania’s Foreign Minister Linas Linkevičius dismissed reports made by an Italian daily, which were commented on by Russia’s administration, about alleged fighters from the Baltic states, Finland, Sweden and France in Eastern Ukraine. Minister Linkevičius says such allegations are “nonsense.” In...

    Operation to find Hungarian man captured in Ukraine
    Jul24

    Operation to find Hungarian man captured in Ukraine

    An unidentified armed group has taken a Hungarian man captive in Ukraine, Hungary’s counter-terrorism force TEK told MTI on Monday. The man, a Hungarian citizen, was taken captive under unclear circumstances in eastern Ukraine, TEK said. The man had been travelling in a car with Hungarian licence plates in a conflict zone in eastern Ukraine...

    Hungarian ambassador summoned in Kyiv
    Jul24

    Hungarian ambassador summoned in Kyiv

    Ukraine’s foreign ministry on Tuesday summoned Hungary’s ambassador and voiced concern over recent remarks by Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orbán about the necessity of autonomy and dual citizenship for ethnic Hungarians in that country, news agency Interfax-Ukraina reported. According to the report, ministry spokesman Yevhen...

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