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    France pushes for EU sanctions against Libyan officials
    Mar18

    France pushes for EU sanctions against Libyan officials

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    Why Belarus KGB Detained the Country’s Former Top Businesman
    Mar18

    Why Belarus KGB Detained the Country’s Former Top Businesman

    Former Belarusian Oligarch Chyzh and KGB Chairman Vakulchyk On 11 March, the Belarusian State Security Committee (KGB) detained Yury Chyzh, one of Belarus’ richest businessmen who used to be on friendly terms with President Alexander Lukashenka. The European Union once viewed him as “Lukashenka’s purse” and he was on the...

    Prague initiates debate on Savchenko at EU summit
    Mar18

    Prague initiates debate on Savchenko at EU summit

    Brussels – The ongoing EU summit dealt with the case of the imprisoned Ukrainian pilot Nadyia Savchenko for several dozen minutes on the Czech initiative, Prime Minister Bohuslav Sobotka told reporters… …read more Source: České...

    Czech press survey – March 18
    Mar18

    Czech press survey – March 18

    Prague – Prime Minister Bohuslav Sobotka shows the Czech society that not refugees, but Russia is a real threat by his standing up for the imprisoned Ukrainian pilot Nadyia Savchenko, Teodor Marjanovic… …read more Source: České...

    Europe to Russia: We won’t forget Crimea
    Mar18

    Europe to Russia: We won’t forget Crimea

    Two years have passed since Russia illegally annexed Crimea and Sevastopol. March 18, 2014, marked the beginning of Russia’s ongoing attack on the territorial integrity of Ukraine and represents the most blatant violation in decades of the U.N. charter, international law, the Helsinki Final Act and the Charter of Paris — documents at the...

    Germany’s Economy Minister aims to get Russia sanctions lifted
    Mar17

    Germany’s Economy Minister aims to get Russia sanctions lifted

    BERLIN (Reuters) – Germany’s Economy Minister Sigmar Gabriel called on Thursday for the European Union to try to create conditions by this summer to lift sanctions imposed against Russia over the Ukraine crisis. …read more Source:...

    Ukraine moves a step closer to EU visa-free travel
    Mar17

    Ukraine moves a step closer to EU visa-free travel

    The EU has praised anti-corruption measures taken by Ukraine and is set to begin the process of allowing its 45 million citizens to enter most EU states without a visa. …read more Source:...

    Ukraine topples biggest remaining Lenin statue
    Mar17

    Ukraine topples biggest remaining Lenin statue

    Bronze and granite monument measuring 20m in south-eastern city of Zaporizhia fell foul of ban on Soviet symbolsIt took two days and a giant crane, but Ukraine has finally managed to lift its biggest remaining statue of Soviet founder Lenin off its pedestal and consign it to the dustbins of history.The 20m tall (65ft) bronze and granite monument...

    Bite the bullet
    Mar17

    Bite the bullet

    Mr Poroshenko, not empty-handed A COLUMN of men in camouflage snaked through the streets of Ternopil, a sleepy town in western Ukraine, with a casket held aloft earlier this week. Yuri Dinya, a solider who died from wounds sustained in eastern Ukraine, was the latest casualty of a war that sputters along largely out of sight. Although the...

    The lady’s not for turning
    Mar17

    The lady’s not for turning

    ON MARCH 17th, as The Economist went to press, Angela Merkel was on her way to Brussels for a summit that may define her legacy as German chancellor. At her initiative, the 28 member states of the European Union were to agree to a controversial deal with Turkey that Mrs Merkel had earlier this month sold as a potential “breakthrough” in the...

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