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    In Ukraine, media freedom under fire
    Sep18

    In Ukraine, media freedom under fire

    KIEV — Ukrainians take media freedom seriously. They expect to hear debates on the airwaves. But what has been a source of pride for many has recently come under threat. Politicians, publicly criticized for their failures, want to pull an iron curtain over media outlets. On a recent Sunday afternoon, masked men in military fatigues stormed the...

    Ukrainian prisoner left blind and armless in tripwire mine blast is handed over by Russian-led separatists in hostage exchange 
    Sep18

    Ukrainian prisoner left blind and armless in tripwire mine blast is handed over by Russian-led separatists in hostage exchange 

    Volodymyr Zhemchugov was released on Saturday as part of a hostage exchange between separatists and the Ukrainian government in rebel-occupied Donbas. …read more Source: Daily...

    [Ticker] Slovak PM says Ukraine not ‘the good guy’
    Sep17

    [Ticker] Slovak PM says Ukraine not ‘the good guy’

    Slovak PM Robert Fico told the Reuters news agency on Saturday that Ukraine is “even less” in compliance with the Minsk ceasefire accord than Russia. “With the Minsk agreement, it is necessary to take stock. It is not true that Ukraine is the good guy and Russia is the bad guy,” he said. Ukraine denies this. EU sanctions...

    Slovakia’s Fico says Ukraine doing less than Russia to meet Minsk deal
    Sep17

    Slovakia’s Fico says Ukraine doing less than Russia to meet Minsk deal

    BRATISLAVA (Reuters) – Ukraine is doing less than Russia to meet its obligations under the Minsk agreement, Slovakia’s Prime Minister Robert Fico said on Saturday, stepping up calls for the European Union to end sanctions against Moscow. …read more Source:...

    Bulgarian President Plevneliev: Russia Is Not An Enemy But It Is An Opponent
    Sep17

    Bulgarian President Plevneliev: Russia Is Not An Enemy But It Is An Opponent

    “The EU must consider what happened with the Ukrainian crisis. What bothers me is the fact that, regarding this crisis, very few Bulgarian politicians declared their positions openly. Many Bulgarian politicians have not said a word up to now about the fact that one state occupied the territory of another sovereign state and there was an illegal...

    US criticises Russia for planned Crimean election
    Sep17

    US criticises Russia for planned Crimean election

    The United States “does not recognise the legitimacy” of upcoming Russian parliamentary elections planned for Crimea, the State Department said last night. …read more Source: RTÉ...

    Ukraine’s Poroshenko calls for a “sustainable and comprehensive ceasefire”
    Sep17

    Ukraine’s Poroshenko calls for a “sustainable and comprehensive ceasefire”

    Russia ‘‘has to provide a sustainable and comprehensive cease-fire’‘ in eastern Ukraine before steps towards peace can be taken, Petro Poroshenko has warned. …read more Source:...

    Estonian parlt panel chair to attend annual meeting of Yalta European Strategy  – The Baltic Times
    Sep16

    Estonian parlt panel chair to attend annual meeting of Yalta European Strategy – The Baltic Times

    TALLINN – The chairman of the Estonian parliament’s National Defense Committee, Marko Mihkelson, will on Friday and Saturday be in Ukraine f…… …read more Source: The Baltic...

    European Security with or Without Russia? Consequences of the Chinese-Russian Alliance on the Relationship Between USA and EU
    Sep16

    European Security with or Without Russia? Consequences of the Chinese-Russian Alliance on the Relationship Between USA and EU

    By Roberto SavioROME, Sep 16 2016 (IPS)The joint military manoeuvres between the Russian and Chinese navies, armies, and air forces has kicked off. It’s a clear message for Washington, which has recently strengthened its action in Asia, indicating that as a country that overlooks the Pacific, it wants to play an important role in the...

    Kyiv demands plan to make Russia heed eastern Ukraine pact
    Sep16

    Kyiv demands plan to make Russia heed eastern Ukraine pact

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