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    Russia, Ukraine agree to cooperate in human rights ‘beyond politics and borders’
    Jun21

    Russia, Ukraine agree to cooperate in human rights ‘beyond politics and borders’

    First thing we decided on was the conceptual protection of human rights outside politics and borders. This will be the main format for our further negotiations, Tatyana Moskalkova said. …read more Source:...

    Council of Europe chief under fire over rights report
    Jun21

    Council of Europe chief under fire over rights report

    The Secretary General of the Council of Europe has come under fire for not mentioning – in an annual speech – human rights violations in Crimea, annexed by Russia in 2014, and in separatist-controlled Donbas. …read more Source: Polskie Radio dla...

    EU takes first step toward extending Russia sanctions
    Jun21

    EU takes first step toward extending Russia sanctions

    Ambassadors of the EU’s 28 countries agreed on Tuesday to extend economic sanctions against Russia for another six months, diplomatic sources told POLITICO, though the decision still needs to be officially approved by ministers in the Council, and France, the U.K. and Sweden want to discuss the extension with national parliamentarians. An...

    EU ‘to extend sanctions’ against Russia over Ukraine conflict
    Jun21

    EU ‘to extend sanctions’ against Russia over Ukraine conflict

    The European Union’s Brussels envoys agreed on Tuesday to extend until the end of January the energy, financial and defence sanctions on Russia over the conflict in Ukraine, diplomatic sources said. …read more Source: France...

    Belarus-Ukraine: Time for Strategic Cooperation
    Jun21

    Belarus-Ukraine: Time for Strategic Cooperation

    On 8 June Belarusian ambassador to Ukraine Valiancin Vialička reiterated that Belarus supports the territorial integrity of Ukraine. He emphasised that Belarus will never pose a threat to Ukraine or allow third parties to attack Kyiv from its territory. He spoke at the presentation of ‘Foreign Policy Audit: Ukraine-Belarus’, a...

    EU envoys extend economic sanctions on Russia until end-January: sources
    Jun21

    EU envoys extend economic sanctions on Russia until end-January: sources

    BRUSSELS (Reuters) – The European Union’s Brussels envoys agreed on Tuesday to extend until the end of January the energy, financial and defense sanctions on Russia over the conflict in Ukraine, diplomatic sources said. …read more Source:...

    EU approves 6-month Russia sanctions rollover
    Jun21

    EU approves 6-month Russia sanctions rollover

    EU ambassadors agreed to roll over damaging economic sanctions against Russia for another six months in the absence of any progress on resolving the Ukraine conflict, European sources said Tuesday, cites AFP/LETA. …read more Source: The Baltic...

    [Ticker] France delays full adoption of Russia sanctions
    Jun21

    [Ticker] France delays full adoption of Russia sanctions

    France Tuesday said it wanted to confer with its parliament prior to formally extending Russia economic sanctions for another six months, but agreed to the move in principle. The other 27 EU states also agreed due to “Russia’s actions destabilising the situation in Ukraine”, an EU official said. The sanctions expire on 31 July....

    Why the left should vote “Leave”
    Jun21

    Why the left should vote “Leave”

    Labour MP Kate Hoey speaks at a “Grassroots Out” event—an organisation that supports Britain leaving the European Union. 6th February 2016 ©NurPhoto/SIPA USA/PA Images : Brexit is the left-wing choice It’s getting towards the end now and both sides are going for the knockout. The Remain camp’s best shots are still fear and more fear,...

    Russia Has Extended Embargo on Food Imports from Bulgaria by 1 Year
    Jun21

    Russia Has Extended Embargo on Food Imports from Bulgaria by 1 Year

    Russia has extended the embargo on imports of food products from Bulgaria by another year. This was announced by Bulgarian Agriculture Minister Desislava Taneva in Burgas on Monday, Darik radio quotes her as saying. The embargo was imposed due to the stance of Bulgaria in relation to the situation in Crimea and the Russian involvement there. The...

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