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    Eastern Ukraine: Fighting on
    Jul24

    Eastern Ukraine: Fighting on

    THE two presidents could not have offered a greater contrast. Announcing new sanctions against Russia on July 16th, America’s Barack Obama read a prepared statement and took no questions. Minutes later, Russia’s Vladimir Putin staged an off-the-cuff press conference in Brazil to assail the sanctions’ legitimacy. He let emotion...

    Dilemma for Hungary
    Jul24

    Dilemma for Hungary

    In respect to the Ukrainian conflict, it can be noticed that the further a nation is situated from the Russian bear, the more willingness it shows to take it on. The USA is in an easy situation. Not even considering that they have a large interest in not letting the case rest, they do not need to worry on the other side of the Atlantic Ocean that...

    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...

    Full text: President Poroshenko’s speech on the crash of MH17
    Jul23

    Full text: President Poroshenko’s speech on the crash of MH17

    Address of the President on the occasion of the crash of Malaysia Airlines aircraft …read more Source: The Prague...

    Gas crisis: 2006, 2009… 2015?
    Jul23

    Gas crisis: 2006, 2009… 2015?

    The experts and politicians currently negotiating throughout Europe are sweating not only due to the high summer temperatures. Their worries about the stability of gas supply for next winter is also making them perspire. For now Moscow is tolerating how some European Union countries are helping out Ukraine since Russia stopped supplying the...

    US gov’t: MH17 ‘likely’ downed by separatists
    Jul23

    US gov’t: MH17 ‘likely’ downed by separatists

    ‘We are confident no Ukrainian air defense systems were within range of the crash’ …read more Source: The Prague...

    Kerry: Russia must act to reduce tensions in Ukraine
    Jul23

    Kerry: Russia must act to reduce tensions in Ukraine

    US secretary of state goes on media offensive over downing of Malaysian airliner in Ukraine …read more Source: The Prague...

    Calls for Tory MP to stand down as trade envoy over Russian business links
    Jul23

    Calls for Tory MP to stand down as trade envoy over Russian business links

    Cameron’s advisor Charles Hendry heads body promoting Russo-British trade as MPs urger stronger sanctionsOne of David Cameron’s trade envoys and former ministers is facing calls to stand down over for his links to a pro-Russian business group.Charles Hendry, a Tory MP and former energy minister, is listed as president of the...

    Netherlands mourns as bodies of MH17 plane crash victims are flown home
    Jul23

    Netherlands mourns as bodies of MH17 plane crash victims are flown home

    Dutch royals and premier Mark Rutte join relatives at Eindhoven airport to receive 40 coffins arriving from Ukraine disaster siteAs the first coffin was lowered from the planes on the runway, silence fell over Eindhoven military airport. The only sound came from a row of flags whipping in the wind at half mast.Almost a week after Malaysia...

    Dutch mourn as first MH17 bodies arrive in Netherlands
    Jul23

    Dutch mourn as first MH17 bodies arrive in Netherlands

    EINDHOVEN Netherlands (Reuters) – The bodies of the first victims from a Malaysian airliner shot down over Ukraine last week arrived on Wednesday at a military base in the Netherlands – a nation in shock and sorrow. …read more Source:...

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