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    Thaci: Serbia wants to annex part of Kosovo using ‘Crimea model’
    Jan16

    Thaci: Serbia wants to annex part of Kosovo using ‘Crimea model’

    BELGRADE – Serbia plans to seize a slice of northern Kosovo just as Russia annexed Ukraine’s Crimea region in 2014, Kosovo’s president Hashim Thaci told Reuters on Monday. Kosovo special police units on Saturday prevented a train painted in Serbia’s national colors and bearing the words “Kosovo is Serbia” from crossing the...

    Serbia wants to annex part of Kosovo using ‘Crimea model’: president
    Jan16

    Serbia wants to annex part of Kosovo using ‘Crimea model’: president

    PRISTINA (Reuters) – Serbia plans to seize a slice of northern Kosovo just as Russia annexed Ukraine’s Crimea region in 2014, Kosovo’s president told Reuters on Monday, as the two Balkan neighbors trade accusations of wanting to ignite a new regional war. …read more Source:...

    Shelling in Ukraine’s conflict zone now less frequent
    Jan16

    Shelling in Ukraine’s conflict zone now less frequent

    The OSCE special representative spoke with regret about the shelling of the warmup station recently opened by the International Committee of the Red Cross in Stanitsa Luganskaya. The fact represents a violation of international humanitarian law. …read more Source:...

    Water, power supply restored in Ukraine’s Lugansk Oblast
    Jan16

    Water, power supply restored in Ukraine’s Lugansk Oblast

    The previous session of the trilateral contact group took place on 21 December. “Since then some positive events have happened in the peace process. In particular, I would like to note that water delivery of and power supply were resumed in several areas of Lugansk Oblast at the beginning of the year,” said Martin Sajdik. …read more Source:...

    New OSCE chairperson-in-office to visit Kiev, Moscow
    Jan16

    New OSCE chairperson-in-office to visit Kiev, Moscow

    According to the source, a new OSCE chairperson-in-office was appointed on 1 January. Austrian Minister of Foreign Affairs Sebastian Kurz now holds the position. He already visited the conflict zone in Ukraine’s east in early January. He is primarily interested in humanitarian problems. …read more Source:...

    300 US marines land in Norway
    Jan16

    300 US marines land in Norway

    Some 300 US Marines arrived in Norway on Monday for a rotational deployment in the Scandinavian country, to neighbouring Russia’s dismay amid rising tensions with the West. Officials played down any link between the operation and NATO concerns over Russia, but the deployment coincides with the U.S. sending several thousand troops to Poland...

    On final Ukraine trip, Biden urges Trump administration to keep Russia sanctions
    Jan16

    On final Ukraine trip, Biden urges Trump administration to keep Russia sanctions

    Comments while meeting with Ukraine’s president came after Trump indicated he could end Crimea-related sanctions in return for a nuclear arms reduction dealVice-president Joe Biden, on a last foreign trip before leaving office, met Ukraine’s president on Monday and called on the incoming Donald Trump administration to retain...

    Make internationalism great again
    Jan16

    Make internationalism great again

    WASHINGTON — Across the West, nationalism has been appropriated by political forces that are isolationist, illiberal, and protectionist. For proponents of open societies, this poses a problem. In election after election, voters have demonstrated that when asked to pick between abstract internationalism and allegiance to their...

    Sanctions against Russia must stay – Biden
    Jan16

    Sanctions against Russia must stay – Biden

    The outgoing US Vice President has urged the world to stand up to what he has described as “coercion and aggression” from Moscow over Ukraine …read more Source:...

    Biden tries to reassure Ukraine about US support
    Jan16

    Biden tries to reassure Ukraine about US support

    Kiev concerned about policy switch towards Moscow and backs continued sanctions …read more Source: Financial...

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