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    Eastern Ukraine witnessed ‘most violent’ week in over a year, says OSCE
    Feb10

    Eastern Ukraine witnessed ‘most violent’ week in over a year, says OSCE

    Violence in eastern Ukraine peaked with more than 10,000 ceasefire violations a day, NATO officials said, citing monitors. The EU has announced a disbursement of 600 million euros to Kyiv for pursuing democratic reforms. …read more Source: Deutsche...

    Pahor calls for Ukraine de-escalation in Moscow
    Feb10

    Pahor calls for Ukraine de-escalation in Moscow

    Meeting his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin in Moscow on Friday, President Borut Pahor said that a de-escalation in eastern Ukraine was essential for improving EU-Russia ties and boosting economic cooperation. Putin also expressed interest in the latter, including for Russian companies to get involved in projects in Slovenia. …read more...

    [Ticker] EU invites US foreign policy chief to Brussels
    Feb10

    [Ticker] EU invites US foreign policy chief to Brussels

    EU foreign elations chief Federica Mogherini has invited the new US secretary of state, Rex Tillerson, to an EU foreign ministers’ meeting in Brussels “at his earliest convenience”. She spoke to Tillerson, while in Washington, about Russia, Ukraine, Iran, and EU defence cooperation. The US envoy to the OSCE, a European multilateral club,...

    [Ticker] Ukrainians to get EU visa-free talks ‘before summer’
    Feb10

    [Ticker] Ukrainians to get EU visa-free talks ‘before summer’

    European Commission president Jean-Claude Juncker told Ukrainian prime minister Volodymyr Groysman in Brussels on Friday that Ukrainian nationals would be able to visit the EU without a visa “before summer.” Juncker added that he was also prepared to disburse a further €600 million aid after Ukraine introduced a bill to lift a ban on wood exports...

    Minsk agreement two years on
    Feb10

    Minsk agreement two years on

    Two years ago, the presidents of France, Russia and Ukraine along with German Chancellor Merkel agreed to a peace deal, known as the Minsk Agreement. The aim of the deal was to bring about a lasting solution to the conflict in eastern Ukraine. …read more Source: Radio France...

    Trump congratulates Lithuania, with focus on Ukraine, defense spending, fighting ISIS  – The Baltic Times
    Feb10

    Trump congratulates Lithuania, with focus on Ukraine, defense spending, fighting ISIS – The Baltic Times

    VILNIUS – US President Donald Trump has congratulated Lithuania on the upcoming independence anniversary, thanking for its support to Ukra…… …read more Source: The Baltic...

    Ukrainian Anti-Corruption Watchdog Catches MPs Casting Multiple Votes, Again
    Feb10

    Ukrainian Anti-Corruption Watchdog Catches MPs Casting Multiple Votes, Again

    Source: Chesno, YouTube On Thursday, the Ukrainian anti-corruption watchdog Chesno recorded five instances of MPs casting multiple votes through parliament’s electronic voting system, marking 161 documented cases of such fraud since the organization began keeping count in December 2014. Videos uploaded to YouTube by Centre UA, an...

    Politico: Pahor’s goal in Moscow to cajole Putin into ceasefire
    Feb10

    Politico: Pahor’s goal in Moscow to cajole Putin into ceasefire

    Slovenia’s President Borut Pahor is heading for Moscow with the goal of “cajoling” Russian President Vladimir Putin into endorsing a ceasefire in eastern Ukraine, the Politico news portal reports. …read more Source:...

    Sixteen countries to take part in Belarus Open Sambo Championships
    Feb10

    Sixteen countries to take part in Belarus Open Sambo Championships

    Among Belarus’ traditional rivals will be athletes from Russia, Georgia, Kazakhstan and Ukraine. …read more Source:...

    Ukraine keeps coke fires burning in midst of war
    Feb10

    Ukraine keeps coke fires burning in midst of war

    Soviet-era coking plant survives by supporting economies on both sides of front line …read more Source: Financial...

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