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    Poroshenko Will Call NATO Membership Referendum in Ukraine
    Feb02

    Poroshenko Will Call NATO Membership Referendum in Ukraine

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko has told a German newspaper he considers calling a referendum on whether his country should join NATO.In an interview with German daily Berliner Morgenpost, he has said the will of Ukrainians must be taken into account, citing an increase in support among Ukrainians for joining the alliance.”Four years...

    Kiev-led forces on offensive in eastern Ukraine
    Feb02

    Kiev-led forces on offensive in eastern Ukraine

    BELGRADE – Igor Pavlovsky, Ukraine’s deputy defense minister, has confirmed that Kiev-led forces have been on an offensive in eastern Ukraine. In an interview with Radio Sputnik, Russian political analyst Sergei Sudakov asserted that these activities are linked to the new US administration coming to power. “Every event taking place in...

    2 Ukrainian troops killed in fighting in the east
    Feb02

    2 Ukrainian troops killed in fighting in the east

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    [Ticker] Ukraine’s Poroshenko wants Nato referendum
    Feb02

    [Ticker] Ukraine’s Poroshenko wants Nato referendum

    Ukrainian president Petro Poroshenko has said he wants a referendum on joining Nato. He told Berliner Morgenpost that more than half of Ukrainians were now in favour of joining the alliance, up from just 16 percent four years ago. “If the Ukrainians vote for it, I will do everything to achieve membership of the Atlantic alliance,” he...

    Record number of asylum-seekers heading home
    Feb02

    Record number of asylum-seekers heading home

    A record number of asylum-seekers have left Denmark voluntarily and returned to their countries of origin, according to the UN’s Danish office for migration, the IOM. The figures revealed that 532 asylum-seekers returned home last year – more than double the number who did so in 2015. “More often, we hear explanations about a family member...

    Latvian on trial over role in eastern Ukraine
    Feb02

    Latvian on trial over role in eastern Ukraine

    The ‘Human rights in Ukraine’ website has published an informative account of the ongoing trial in Latvia of Artem Skripnik, 26, who is accused of fighting for Russia-backed rebels in the east of the country. …read more Source:...

    Lithuanian foreign minister calls on all sides to stop fighting in Eastern Ukraine  – The Baltic Times
    Feb02

    Lithuanian foreign minister calls on all sides to stop fighting in Eastern Ukraine – The Baltic Times

    VILNIUS – Lithuanian Foreign Minister Linas Linkevicius on Wednesday called on all sides to stop hostilities in Eastern Ukraine to avoid a human…… …read more Source: The Baltic...

    Ukraine mulls referendum on NATO membership
    Feb02

    Ukraine mulls referendum on NATO membership

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroschenko plans to put NATO membership to a referendum after polls showed 54 percent of the country favored joining the alliance, German media reported Thursday. “Four years ago, only 16 percent [of the Ukrainian people] favored Ukraine’s entry into NATO. Now it’s 54 percent,” Funke Mediengruppe quoted...

    Ukraine’s Petro Poroshenko ‘will hold referendum’ on Nato membership
    Feb02

    Ukraine’s Petro Poroshenko ‘will hold referendum’ on Nato membership

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    Ukraine’s Poroshenko plans referendum on NATO membership: German media
    Feb02

    Ukraine’s Poroshenko plans referendum on NATO membership: German media

    BERLIN (Reuters) – Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko plans a referendum on whether Ukraine should join the NATO alliance given polls that show 54 percent of Ukrainians now favor such a move, Germany’s Funke Mediengruppe newspaper chain reported Thursday. …read more Source:...

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