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    US Vice-President warns Ukraine needs reforms or EU may drop Russia sanctions
    Sep22

    US Vice-President warns Ukraine needs reforms or EU may drop Russia sanctions

    BELGRADE – US Vice-President Joe Biden says Europe could walk away from sanctions against Russia, unless Ukraine makes progress with economic and political reforms. At least five countries want to drop the sanctions, he warned. “We know that if they give an excuse to the EU, there are at least five countries right now that …read more...

    President to world: Crimea situation needs «firm UN reaction»
    Sep22

    President to world: Crimea situation needs «firm UN reaction»

    Latvian President Raimonds Vejonis took center stage at the United Nations Wednesday, delivering a speech to the UN’s most important gathering of the year, the general debate of the 71st session of the General Assembly. …read more Source:...

    Ukraine imports two thirds of gasoline, diesel fuel from Belarus
    Sep22

    Ukraine imports two thirds of gasoline, diesel fuel from Belarus

    Ukraine imported 2,016,000 tonnes of gasoline and diesel fuel (69% of the total import) from Belarus. Belarusian Oil Company sold 1,991,000 tonnes of the volume. Last year Belarus’ share in Ukraine’s import was 46%, with the share of Belarusian Oil Company at 36%. …read more Source:...

    Poroshenko: Russia lies even more than Soviet leaders
    Sep22

    Poroshenko: Russia lies even more than Soviet leaders

    President Petro Poroshenko of Ukraine has directed sharp criticism toward Russian foreign policies in Europe during his September 21 speech at the UN General Assembly. …read more Source: Baltic News...

    US warns ‘at least five’ EU states going soft on Russia
    Sep22

    US warns ‘at least five’ EU states going soft on Russia

    US vice-president Joe Biden has said “at least” five EU states are prepared to relax sanctions on Russia, while warning Ukraine to accelerate reforms. …read more Source:...

    Joe Biden: Ukraine must reform or EU may lift Russia sanctions
    Sep22

    Joe Biden: Ukraine must reform or EU may lift Russia sanctions

    Ukraine must make progress on promised economic and political reforms or the EU could backtrack on sanctions it imposed on Russia after the annexation of Ukraine’s Crimea peninsula in 2014, U.S. Vice President Joe Biden warned on Wednesday, Reuters reported. “We know that if they give an excuse to the EU, there are at least five countries...

    Hillary Clinton’s pivot to Europe
    Sep22

    Hillary Clinton’s pivot to Europe

    When Hillary Clinton resigned as U.S. secretary of state in 2013, Beijing wasn’t sorry to see her go. In her four years in office, the former first lady and senator had gained a reputation in China as a source of hostility in an administration that had otherwise tried to be accommodating. In particular, Clinton rankled Beijing by rallying...

    A Toxic Mix of Illegal Logging and Corruption Is Devastating Europe’s Last Primeval Forests
    Sep22

    A Toxic Mix of Illegal Logging and Corruption Is Devastating Europe’s Last Primeval Forests

    A screen shot from ‘Clear Cut Crimes’ documentary by OCCRP and RISE Project. Earlier this week, journalists from the Organized Crime and Corruption Reporting Project and the RISE Project published a new documentary studying the effects of illegal logging in Romania and Ukraine. The film, titled “Clear Cut Crimes,” examines the collusion of...

    Biden warns Ukraine on reforms, says EU sanctions on Russia at risk
    Sep22

    Biden warns Ukraine on reforms, says EU sanctions on Russia at risk

    (Reuters) – U.S. Vice President Joe Biden on Wednesday warned Ukraine needs to live up to its promises economic and political reforms or risk seeing the European Union walk away from its sanctions on Russia. …read more Source:...

    Russian ‘lies’ worse than Soviet era, Ukraine’s Poroshenko tells U.N.
    Sep22

    Russian ‘lies’ worse than Soviet era, Ukraine’s Poroshenko tells U.N.

    UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) – Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko made a scathing attack on neighboring Russia on Wednesday, accusing it of “lies and manipulations” that even Soviet leaders at the height of the Cold War had not dared. …read more Source:...

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