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    Is Belarusian Government About to Close Down the Ukrainian Border?
    Jan04

    Is Belarusian Government About to Close Down the Ukrainian Border?

    Image: realbrest.by On 16 December, President Lukashenka requested that Belarusian security agencies not neglect the consequences which the situation in Ukraine created for Belarus. He referred to the recent case of a former Donbas war veteran detained with weapons and explosives at the railway station in Minsk. Meanwhile, the Belarusian State...

    Prosecutors in Netherlands to consider citizen journalist news on identities of possible MH17 attackers
    Jan04

    Prosecutors in Netherlands to consider citizen journalist news on identities of possible MH17 attackers

    Prosecutors in the Netherlands have stated they plan to seriously review claims by private journalists on the identities of Russian soldiers that have allegedly manned a BUK mobile rocket launcher on July 17 2014, when Malaysian passenger airplane was shot down in Ukraine. …read more Source: Baltic News...

    How six words divided the EU and Israel
    Jan04

    How six words divided the EU and Israel

    Israel’s U.S. ambassador sent gift boxes for the 2015 holiday season containing wine, olive oil, body cream, and halva — and a defiant note calling out the European Union. The products came from what the international community considers to be occupied territories, and Ambassador Ron Dermer was determined to make a blunt point about the...

    MH17 crash: Dutch investigators to assess new study implicating Russian soldiers
    Jan04

    MH17 crash: Dutch investigators to assess new study implicating Russian soldiers

    British group Bellingcat claim to have identified Russian soldiers implicated in the crash of flight MH17, shot down over eastern Ukraine in July 2014Dutch prosecutors have said they will “seriously study” claims by citizen journalists to have identified Russian soldiers implicated in the crash of flight MH17, shot down over eastern Ukraine in...

    Ukraine bans Russian foods as trade war escalates
    Jan03

    Ukraine bans Russian foods as trade war escalates

    Tit-for-tat move follows a Russian embargo on Ukrainian food in response to Kiev’s free-trade pact with the European Union …read more Source: The...

    In Wartime: Stories From Ukraine by Tim Judah review – humane and haunting
    Jan03

    In Wartime: Stories From Ukraine by Tim Judah review – humane and haunting

    Sensitive interviews with civilians, poets and political scientists shed new light on a bitter conflictWhile military matters in Syria have been distracting politicians and pundits alike, Tim Judah’s grim, timely salvo from Ukraine is a reminder that not every war has to revolve around the Middle East. Interviewing a wide range of people...

    The pictures that marked the strongest “players” of 2015
    Jan03

    The pictures that marked the strongest “players” of 2015

    Some images that political leaders would like to forget, since they are shown in awkward moments. Angela Merkel’s selfie with refugees, Obama’s ice cream and FEMEN protester’s attack to Draghi are among the pictures of 2015. 1. The thong that attacked Draghi On April 22, 2015 a 22-year-old FEMEN protester caused panic attacking...

    Best of the NS in 2015: World
    Jan03

    Best of the NS in 2015: World

    Our best pieces from the past year. In this selection, our favourite writing about world affairs. Russia vs the west: the consequences of Putin’s invasion of Ukraine By Elizabeth Pond Russia’s invasion of Ukraine has destroyed the peace in Europe for a generation. What the west can learn from Japan’s “lost decades” By Roland...

    Ukraine bans import of Russian food
    Jan03

    Ukraine bans import of Russian food

    Ukraine announced it would introduce a number of bans on food imports from Russia. The move is seen as a response to Russia’s ban on food products from Ukraine. …read more Source: Deutsche...

    Ukrainian Foreign Minister and the UN Secretary-General discussed the possibility of a peacekeeping mission in the country’s eastern region
    Jan02

    Ukrainian Foreign Minister and the UN Secretary-General discussed the possibility of a peacekeeping mission in the country’s eastern region

    On February 20, at UN Headquarters in New York, the UN Secretary-General spoke by telephone with Pavlo Klimkin, the Foreign Minister of Ukraine According to remarks made by Ban Ki-moon, he “commended the leadership displayed by President Poroshenko in efforts to find a peaceful resolution to the ongoing conflict in eastern Ukraine.” At the same...

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