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    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:...

    Sajdik to meet with Lavrov to discuss Russia’s vision of future of Ukraine talks
    Sep07

    Sajdik to meet with Lavrov to discuss Russia’s vision of future of Ukraine talks

    I should say that this will be my first visit to Moscow in over a year. I would like to hear Russia’s vision for the future of our efforts and my own work, Martin Sajdik said. …read more Source:...

    V4 bloc seeks united front ahead of EU summit
    Sep07

    V4 bloc seeks united front ahead of EU summit

    The heads of government of Poland, Slovakia, Hungary and the Czech Republic have concluded an informal meeting of the Visegrad Group held in Krynica, Poland. The gathering was designed to cement a common stance ahead of an upcoming EU summit, to be held in Bratislava on September 16, focused on post-Brexit EU reforms. Also present at the “V4+1”...

    A Crude Heroine: Nadiya Savchenko’s Assault on Ukraine’s Elite
    Sep07

    A Crude Heroine: Nadiya Savchenko’s Assault on Ukraine’s Elite

    After her release from a Russia prison, Ukrainian helicopter pilot Nadiya Savchenko was celebrated as a hero. Now, though, she is making powerful enemies with her coarse verbal attacks against the country’s political elite. …read more Source: Der...

    Council of Europe appoints new author of Smolensk crash report
    Sep07

    Council of Europe appoints new author of Smolensk crash report

    The Council of Europe’s Committee on Legal Affairs and Human Rights has started work on a report on the 2010 Smolensk plane crash, in which all 96 passengers died, including President Lech Kaczyński and his wife. The Council of Europe may pass a resolution on the issue after the report is prepared. On September 6, Dutch MP Pieter Omtzigt,...

    Russia frees Crimean dissident from psychiatric clinic
    Sep07

    Russia frees Crimean dissident from psychiatric clinic

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – Russian authorities freed a prominent Crimean dissident from a psychiatric clinic on Wednesday after he was held there for almost a month and subjected to enforced examinations, his lawyer and a colleague said; but he still faces a possible jail sentence. …read more Source:...

    Visegrad Group will present its stance on EU reform
    Sep07

    Visegrad Group will present its stance on EU reform

    The leaders of the Visegrad Group (Poland, Czechia, Slovakia and Hungary) have expressed their support for Ukraine’s European aspirations and announced they will present their proposal on how to reform the EU at the next informal EU summit in Bratislava. The meeting was divided into two parts. The first was related to the EU future… This...

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