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    Minsk group calls for ceasefire observation in Ukraine
    Feb01

    Minsk group calls for ceasefire observation in Ukraine

    Martin Sajdik said: “Security problems were the key discussion topic today. The discussion resulted in a statement by the trilateral contact group and representatives of several areas of Donetsk Oblast and Lugansk Oblast of Ukraine.” …read more Source:...

    Ukraine clashes leave several dead and test Trump’s Russia stance
    Feb01

    Ukraine clashes leave several dead and test Trump’s Russia stance

    Both sides accuse the other of shelling, and water and power shortages in -18C weather raise fears of humanitarian crisisParts of east Ukraine are on the brink of a humanitarian crisis as the worst violence for a year in the conflict between Kiev and Russia-backed separatists has left up to 19 dead and thousands of people without water and...

    Russia’s Federation Council Approves Turkish Stream Law
    Feb01

    Russia’s Federation Council Approves Turkish Stream Law

    The Federation Council of Russia has approved the law for the ratification of the agreement between the governments of Russia and Turkey on the Turkish Stream pipeline. The agreement envisages the creation of a favourable normative and legal basis, including a tax and customs regime, for the design, construction and exploitation of the pipeline,...

    Ukraine: People flee frontline eastern town amid upsurge in violence
    Feb01

    Ukraine: People flee frontline eastern town amid upsurge in violence

    The first humanitarian evacuations have begun from Avdiyivka, a town on the freezing frontline of the recent flare-up of hostilities in eastern Ukraine. …read more Source:...

    Ukraine says military cargo plane shot at from Russian-held gas rig
    Feb01

    Ukraine says military cargo plane shot at from Russian-held gas rig

    KIEV (Reuters) – Ukraine’s Defence Minister Stepan Poltorak said on Wednesday a Ukrainian military cargo plane had been shot at with a firearm from a Russian-held gas rig on the Black Sea. …read more Source:...

    NATO calls on Russia to help stop spike in violence in east Ukraine
    Feb01

    NATO calls on Russia to help stop spike in violence in east Ukraine

    BRUSSELS (Reuters) – NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg called on Russia on Wednesday to use its “considerable influence” with rebels in eastern Ukraine to end what he described as “the most serious spike in violations” of a shaky truce there in a long time. …read more Source:...

    Foreign Ministry condemns fighting flare-up in Ukraine
    Feb01

    Foreign Ministry condemns fighting flare-up in Ukraine

    Latvia’s Foreign Ministry condemns the fighting flare-up in Eastern Ukraine and asks for an immediate ceasefire to prevent a humanitarian crisis, the ministry said Wednesday. …read more Source:...

    Foreign Ministry condemnds fighting flare-up in Ukraine
    Feb01

    Foreign Ministry condemnds fighting flare-up in Ukraine

    Latvia’s Foreign Ministry condemns the fighting flare-up in Eastern Ukraine and asks for an immediate ceasefire to prevent a humanitarian crisis, the ministry said Wednesday. …read more Source:...

    Imperial melting pot: how a new book reveals the remarkable history of Istanbul
    Feb01

    Imperial melting pot: how a new book reveals the remarkable history of Istanbul

    A Tale of Three Cities by Bettany Hughes shows how kings, emperors and sultans have been fighting over the city for millennia. Eight thousand years ago, the Black Sea was a lake and the land on which Istanbul now sits was not where Europe ended and Asia began. In its place was a ribbon of land, fed by springs and dotted with Neolithic settlements...

    NATO launches military exercise Sea Shield 2017 in the Black Sea
    Feb01

    NATO launches military exercise Sea Shield 2017 in the Black Sea

    NATO’s international military exercise Sea Shield 2017 starts on February 1 in the Black Sea, Romanian information agencies announced, based on information from Romania’s Naval Forces. A total of 2.800 military men from Bulgaria, Romania, Canada, Greece, Spain, the USA, Turkey and Ukraine will participate at the training with vessels,...

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