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    Putin will never restore Russia’s greatness
    Dec08

    Putin will never restore Russia’s greatness

    Twenty five years ago, on 8 December 1991, the leaders of Belarus, Russia, and Ukraine signed the Belavezha Accords, an agreement that dissolved the Soviet Union. Fewer than two weeks afterwards, leaders from all but one of the other Soviet states joined the Accords. Thus, the Cold War ended without so much as a shot being fired. A quarter of a...

    Syria, Ukraine to dominate OSCE agenda in Hamburg
    Dec08

    Syria, Ukraine to dominate OSCE agenda in Hamburg

    As Germany ends its year-long presidency of the OSCE, foreign minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier has called for Russia to cooperate. He has warned that the “question of war and peace” has returned to Europe …read more Source: Deutsche...

    Glencore and Qatar buy $11.3bn stake in Russia’s largest oil company
    Dec07

    Glencore and Qatar buy $11.3bn stake in Russia’s largest oil company

    Glencore and Qatar buy a 20% stake in Rosneft, Russia’s biggest oil company, despite US and EU sanctions. …read more Source:...

    NATO boss urges West to maintain pressure on Russia over Ukraine
    Dec07

    NATO boss urges West to maintain pressure on Russia over Ukraine

    NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg urged the international community on Wednesday to maintain pressure on Russia over the Ukraine crisis. …read more Source:...

    Contact group on Ukraine to reconvene in Minsk on 21 December
    Dec07

    Contact group on Ukraine to reconvene in Minsk on 21 December

    “The next conference will be held in two weeks, on 21 December,” said the OSCE’s special representative in the trilateral contact group on resolving the conflict in Ukraine’s east Martin Sajdik. …read more Source:...

    Hope for fast solution to water supply problem in Ukraine’s conflict zone
    Dec07

    Hope for fast solution to water supply problem in Ukraine’s conflict zone

    “We have also discussed the vital problem of water supply in several areas of Lugansk Oblast. We agreed that legal and technical solutions will have to be found fast, within one week. I strongly hope that this time deeds will follow the words,” said Martin Sajdik. …read more Source:...

    Tusk BEGS EU chiefs to SIGN OFF on Ukraine deal & open Europe’s doors to 50 MILLION people
    Dec07

    Tusk BEGS EU chiefs to SIGN OFF on Ukraine deal & open Europe’s doors to 50 MILLION people

    DONALD Tusk has issued a desperate rallying cry to European Union chiefs in a bid to stop Brussels infighting from stalling a promise to lift visa restrictions against Ukraine and Georgia. …read more Source:...

    Growing feeling of responsibility during Minsk talks on POW release in Ukraine
    Dec07

    Growing feeling of responsibility during Minsk talks on POW release in Ukraine

    “As before, the subgroup on humanitarian affairs discussed in detail the release of persons, who are held in captivity due to the conflict. The subgroup continued this work with an increasing feeling of responsibility before the detained people and their families,” said Martin Sajdik. …read more Source:...

    My hunting trip with Yeltsin killed off the Soviet Union
    Dec07

    My hunting trip with Yeltsin killed off the Soviet Union

    Belarusian politician recalls his role 25 years ago in reaching deal that led to breakup of USSR without major bloodshedThe man whose signature in effect dissolved the Soviet Union 25 years ago on Thursday has admitted that was not his intention as he travelled to the fateful meeting.The Belavezha Accords, which were signed in Belarus on 8...

    EU auditors don’t know, where billions allocated to Ukraine were spent
    Dec07

    EU auditors don’t know, where billions allocated to Ukraine were spent

    The European Union over the recent years transferred billions of euros to Ukraine, for the most part as direct budget support and yet EU’s European Court of Auditors stated on December 6 it was unable to say how the money was spent. …read more Source: Baltic News...

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