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    Zannier: Without political solution, OSCE to remain in Ukraine a long time
    Sep08

    Zannier: Without political solution, OSCE to remain in Ukraine a long time

    OSCE Secretary General Lamberto Zannier commented on developments in Eastern Ukraine in an interview with the STA in Bled earlier this week, warning that the conflict will take a very long time unless a broader political solution is found. OSCE monitors are being continuously hampered, mainly by the separatists. …read more Source:...

    Germany and Turkey: not friends, but allies
    Sep08

    Germany and Turkey: not friends, but allies

    BERLIN — Germany’s diplomatic priority these days isn’t to quell tensions in Ukraine or broker another cease-fire in Syria. Instead, it is focused on another intractable diplomatic headache: Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan’s wounded pride. Hanging in the balance is Germany’s relationship with a key NATO ally — and...

    PM Szydło supports cooperation with Ukraine
    Sep08

    PM Szydło supports cooperation with Ukraine

    On Wednesday, Polish Prime Minister Beata Szydło proclaimed that Poland hopes to deepen cooperation with Ukraine and intends to implement joint projects for the development of civil institutions. “We offer assistance to Ukraine, and we hope that the cooperation will only deepen in the coming months,” the Stationery Office of the Prime Minister of...

    Half of Dutch EU referendum cash must be paid back
    Sep07

    Half of Dutch EU referendum cash must be paid back

    Nearly €500,000 in grants handed out by the Dutch government ahead of an April referendum on an EU-Ukraine deal will have to be paid back, it said Wednesday. A special committee, set up to deal with the funding, said that half of the money handed out to individuals and organizations ahead of the April 6 referendum could not be justified. The...

    Makei, Sajdik discuss implementation of Minsk agreements
    Sep07

    Makei, Sajdik discuss implementation of Minsk agreements

    During the meeting Vladimir Makei and Martin Sajdik discussed matters concerning the resolution of the situation in Ukraine’s east and progress in implementing the Minsk agreements. Vladimir Makei mentioned the importance of the work that the trilateral contact group and its subgroups do. …read more Source:...

    Ukrainian government needs a nudge in tackling Crimean crisis  – The Baltic Times
    Sep07

    Ukrainian government needs a nudge in tackling Crimean crisis – The Baltic Times

    Ukraine’s future is largely dependent on the resolution of Crimean crisis. If our country starts the legal de-occupation of the peninsula,…… …read more Source: The Baltic...

    Russia, Ukraine to discuss in Minsk restoration of power lines in conflict zone
    Sep07

    Russia, Ukraine to discuss in Minsk restoration of power lines in conflict zone

    Representatives of Russia and Ukraine have agreed to arrange a meeting of top officials of the energy ministries in Minsk on 21 September when the trilateral contact group on Ukraine is supposed to resume talks. Matters concerning the restoration of power lines in the Ukrainian conflict zone will be discussed. …read more Source:...

    Smuggling gangs hire Ukrainian sailors for ‘luxury’ migrant crossings
    Sep07

    Smuggling gangs hire Ukrainian sailors for ‘luxury’ migrant crossings

    LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – Human smuggling gangs are increasingly hiring Ukrainian sailors to captain yachts and other boats for migrants willing to pay up to $8,000 for safe passage to Europe, Italian police said on Wednesday, after the arrest of two suspected traffickers. …read more Source:...

    OSCE considering new approaches to Minsk talks on Ukraine
    Sep07

    OSCE considering new approaches to Minsk talks on Ukraine

    This issue has been discussed at today’s meeting of the contact group. It will also be raised at a meeting between Ambassador Martin Sajdik and Russian Minister of Foreign Affairs Sergei Lavrov in Moscow. …read more Source:...

    Security situation in conflict zone in Ukraine on the mend
    Sep07

    Security situation in conflict zone in Ukraine on the mend

    Martin Sajdik said: “One can say that sun shines upon our negotiations. Representatives of several areas in Donetsk Oblast and Lugansk Oblast unanimously agreed that the security situation has improved considerably thanks to the silence regime, which is observed as from the beginning of the academic year.” …read more Source:...

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