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    Elderly fare worst in Europe’s forgotten conflict
    Dec02

    Elderly fare worst in Europe’s forgotten conflict

    “A bullet flew in right here,” explains Nadyezhda Semyonovna, 65, to her local pastor, Yura, in the dining room of her home near Avdiivka, eastern Ukraine. “I was wearing pants like this and it went through here,” she says, pointing to the front of her thigh where it sliced through the cloth. “But I wasn’t wounded. Bullets were flying; the...

    Ukraine’s leader urges EU to extend sanctions against Russia
    Dec02

    Ukraine’s leader urges EU to extend sanctions against Russia

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    Polish, Ukrainian presidents hit out at EU’s gas decision
    Dec02

    Polish, Ukrainian presidents hit out at EU’s gas decision

    The Polish and Ukrainian presidents on Friday criticized the European Commission over a decision on gas supplies which they say endangers energy security. …read more Source: Polskie...

    Britain can still make a difference in the world
    Dec02

    Britain can still make a difference in the world

    The Foreign Secretary gave his first big speech this morning at Chatham House on Britain’s role in the world. Here is the transcript: There is a sense in which the British cemetery in Kabul is a monument to the human spirit. A triumph of hope over experience and as I stood there last Saturday on a chilly and foggy morning I felt the eerie...

    EU’s Tusk credits U.S. for Western unity against Russia
    Dec02

    EU’s Tusk credits U.S. for Western unity against Russia

    Donald Tusk says EU’s unity against Russia over Ukraine was maintained thanks to the support of the U.S. – specifically, of Barack Obama.”We may criticize some of his decisions, but I had his support constantly. We managed to maintain that solidarity front,” the president of EU’s European Council and former Polish...

    Russia claims it foiled bank cyberattacks
    Dec02

    Russia claims it foiled bank cyberattacks

    Authorities in Russia claimed Friday they had uncovered a foreign spy agency plot to launch a cyberattack on the country’s banking system. The servers to be used in the alleged attack were located in the Netherlands and registered to BlazingFast, a Ukrainian web hosting company, Russia’s Federal Security Service (FSB) said in a...

    Boris Johnson: UK still committed to Russia sanctions
    Dec02

    Boris Johnson: UK still committed to Russia sanctions

    Britain will still defend democracy when it leaves the EU and is prepared to be tough on Russia, Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson is expected to say in a speech on Friday, according to the Guardian. The concept of a global liberal order is at risk and democracy is retreating as the “cult of the strongman” takes hold across the world, Johnson...

    Croatia Urged to Fine Tune Foreign Policy Goals
    Dec02

    Croatia Urged to Fine Tune Foreign Policy Goals

    A top adviser to Croatia’s former president says Zagreb has a right to pursue its own foreign policy goals – but it should learn lessons from its clumsy attempt to get involved in the conflict in Ukraine. …read more Source: Balkan...

    Russia accuses Ukraine of sabotaging Trump
    Dec02

    Russia accuses Ukraine of sabotaging Trump

    A top Russian official is accusing the Ukrainian government of undermining U.S. President-elect Donald Trump’s presidential campaign by trashing him on social media and disseminating dirt on one of his close associates. A spokeswoman for Russia’s Foreign Ministry on Thursday contended that the Ukrainian government over the...

    The President of Latvia, Raimonds Vejonis, addressed the illegal annexation of Crimea by Russia, and Latvia’s 25th anniversary since restoring independence at the UN
    Dec02

    The President of Latvia, Raimonds Vejonis, addressed the illegal annexation of Crimea by Russia, and Latvia’s 25th anniversary since restoring independence at the UN

    As the President of the Republic of Latvia, Raimonds Vejonis, pointed out in his speech during the 7lst session of the UN General Assembly on September 21, “it is still a very turbulent time in Europe’s security landscape.” In the statements that follows, the Latvian President explained his country’s viewpoints on the sovereignty and...

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