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    Lithuanian president: Nord Stream 2 pipeline is a geopolitical project
    Mar17

    Lithuanian president: Nord Stream 2 pipeline is a geopolitical project

    Lithuanian President Dalia Grybauskaite says that the planned second gas pipeline linking Russia and Germany under the Baltic Sea is not a commercial project, but a geopolitical one aimed at harming Ukraine and dividing Europe, and that she and the leaders another seven EU member countries have signed a letter to European Commission President...

    The POLITICO Caucus participants: March 2016
    Mar17

    The POLITICO Caucus participants: March 2016

    Find the article with the results of POLITICO’s Caucus here. Anders Ahnlid, ambassador, Permanent Representation of Sweden to the EU, Brussels Joaquín Almunia, former vice president and European commissioner for competition; former leader of the Spanish opposition and minister of employment, Madrid Burkhard Balz, German MEP, European...

    Republicans round on Obama’s NATO choice
    Mar16

    Republicans round on Obama’s NATO choice

    WASHINGTON — The Obama administration’s choice to fill the number-two slot at NATO in Brussels is drawing fierce opposition — but not from allies in Europe or Canada. Instead, it’s U.S. congressional Republicans who are taking aim at Rose Gottemoeller, a high-ranking U.S. diplomat, in a fight that reflects broader partisan tensions in...

    Europe draws red lines on Turkey migration deal
    Mar16

    Europe draws red lines on Turkey migration deal

    The EU is taking a tough line with Turkey on a controversial migration deal, with many of Ankara’s demands being pushed back or downright ignored. A draft of the statement, obtained by POLITICO, that European leaders will discuss with Turkish Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoğlu over breakfast on Friday shows few signs of progress towards what...

    Ukraine PM scrapes through crisis but uncertainty remains
    Mar16

    Ukraine PM scrapes through crisis but uncertainty remains

    KIEV (Reuters) – Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseny Yatseniuk has scraped through the biggest challenge to his leadership so far, lawmakers said on Wednesday, but still faces an uphill battle to achieve reforms that Western backers demand. …read more Source:...

    EU should seek release of Savchenko by Moscow – Czech PM
    Mar16

    EU should seek release of Savchenko by Moscow – Czech PM

    Prague – Czech Prime Minister Bohuslav Sobotka will be pushing for the EU leaders to seek the release of Ukrainian pilot Nadyia Savchenko from the Russian prison at the forthcoming EU summit, he told… …read more Source: České...

    EU boosts humanitarian aid to Ukraine
    Mar16

    EU boosts humanitarian aid to Ukraine

    Brussels has announced a significant increase in humanitarian assistance to Ukraine since conflict erupted in 2014. EU’s crisis management chief said the aid will target “all vulnerable people affected by the conflict.” …read more Source: Deutsche...

    Poles seize record haul of amber
    Mar16

    Poles seize record haul of amber

    Polish customs officers say they have seized a record illegal shipment of amber worth millions at a border crossing with Ukraine. …read more Source: Polskie Radio dla...

    Ukrainian chief prosecutor back at work despite resignation over graft allegations
    Mar16

    Ukrainian chief prosecutor back at work despite resignation over graft allegations

    KIEV (Reuters) – Ukraine’s top state prosecutor resumed his duties on Wednesday despite having formally resigned a month ago, prolonging the tenure of an official seen by the United States as an obstacle to tackling corruption. …read more Source:...

    Ukraine risks polio spreading as it delays licensing new vaccine
    Mar16

    Ukraine risks polio spreading as it delays licensing new vaccine

    World Health Organisation warns failure to replace old polio vaccine when it is destroyed next month will lead to uninoculated children spreading virusUkraine could be a month away from becoming the only country in the world without protection from polio because of delays in licensing a new vaccine, according to the World Health Organisation...

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