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    EU flip flops on corruption in Ukraine
    Jul14

    EU flip flops on corruption in Ukraine

    EU officials flip-flopped on corruption and fumbled their political communique at a summit in Kiev on Thursday. …read more Source:...

    Trump dodges on Russia sanctions
    Jul14

    Trump dodges on Russia sanctions

    U.S. President Donald Trump sent mixed signals about U.S. sanctions against Russia in a conversation with reporters released by the White House on Thursday. Trump’s comments came as the House struggles for a way forward on a Russia sanctions bill that cleared the Senate with 98 votes last month. Trump sidestepped a question about whether...

    EU and Ukraine — close but not that close
    Jul13

    EU and Ukraine — close but not that close

    KIEV — Ukrainian and European Union leaders ended a two-day summit Thursday that celebrated their growing closeness while also highlighting points of tension between the two sides. European Council President Donald Tusk and European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker arrived in Kiev on Wednesday evening for talks with...

    Belarus president awards Georgian singer at Slavianski Bazaar in Vitebsk
    Jul13

    Belarus president awards Georgian singer at Slavianski Bazaar in Vitebsk

    “Here in Vitebsk I worked with Belarusian, Ukrainian, Polish friends and other friends for many years. I thank all of you. I thank you, Alexander Grigoryevich Lukashenko! Fate gave me the love of the Belarusian nation and this love is mutual. I love you. I thank you for this honor,” said the singer. …read more Source:...

    NATO voices skepticism over size of Russia’s Zapad military exercise
    Jul13

    NATO voices skepticism over size of Russia’s Zapad military exercise

    NATO has welcomed recent dialogue with Russia, but the alliance has serious doubts Moscow is revealing the true extent of their military exercises. Last time this training took place was just before Crimean invasion. …read more Source: Deutsche...

    Poland to increase gas export capacity to Ukraine
    Jul13

    Poland to increase gas export capacity to Ukraine

    State-owned gas infrastructure operator Gaz-System and Ukrainian Ukrtransgas will increase their transit capacity to Ukraine starting from September 1, the company said. The final offered capacity will be determined in accordance with the timeline resulting from the auction calendar. The Gaz-System’s throughput will be sold on its auction...

    EU’s Juncker says corruption undermining Ukraine’s progress
    Jul13

    EU’s Juncker says corruption undermining Ukraine’s progress

    KIEV (Reuters) – European Commission chief Jean-Claude Juncker said corruption was undermining all efforts to rebuild Ukraine in line with European Union norms, as President Petro Poroshenko vowed on Thursday to pursue ever-closer integration with the bloc. …read more Source:...

    Germany fears Donald Trump will divide Europe
    Jul13

    Germany fears Donald Trump will divide Europe

    IN THE aftermath of the G20 summit on July 7th and 8th, German politicians traded blows over who was at fault for riots by anti-globalisation activists that smashed up parts of central Hamburg. But a big global event in the heart of a city with a strong anarchist tradition was always bound to prompt protests. Officials’ deeper reasons for...

    Belarus, Ukraine to discuss bilateral trade promotion in Kiev
    Jul13

    Belarus, Ukraine to discuss bilateral trade promotion in Kiev

    The agreements to be achieved during the session are expected to help intensify Belarus-Ukraine cooperation in the main fields of mutual interest and encourage bilateral trade. …read more Source:...

    Boris Nemtsov killers handed long jail sentences
    Jul13

    Boris Nemtsov killers handed long jail sentences

    Five men convicted of killing Russian opposition politician Boris Nemtsov were on Thursday given lengthy prison terms. A Russian court last month convicted Zaur Dadayev and four accomplices — all ethnic Chechens — for the February 2015 assassination of Nemtsov, a fierce critic of Vladimir Putin. Dadayev, the...

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