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    Delo says EU is trading with freedoms
    Dec23

    Delo says EU is trading with freedoms

    The daily Delo is critical on Wednesday of the way Brussels is relaxing various rules in order to score points with countries abound the EU. Turkey is getting a ticket for the bloc in exchange for stopping refugees, while visa-free travel has been promised to Ukraine and Georgia in a game of chess against Russia. …read more Source:...

    US Treasury expands sanctions linked to Russian moves in Ukraine
    Dec22

    US Treasury expands sanctions linked to Russian moves in Ukraine

    The U.S. Treasury Department on Tuesday added nearly three-dozen people to its Specially Designated Nationals list, a catalog of people and entities restricted from doing business with American citizens. Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) identified 34 people and organizations under sanctions from executive orders concerning...

    US imposes financial restrictions to reinforce Ukraine sanctions
    Dec22

    US imposes financial restrictions to reinforce Ukraine sanctions

    US targets 34 more people and entities for helping evade sanctionsRussia threatens retaliation for move ‘that runs counter to logic’The Obama administration has imposed financial restrictions on 34 additional people and entities for helping Russian and Ukrainian companies evade US penalties and other infractions, prompting threats of...

    Moscow suspends Ukraine free-trade zone
    Dec22

    Moscow suspends Ukraine free-trade zone

    Putin blames Brussels for failure of talks to ease Russian anxiety over neighbour’s EU links …read more Source: Financial...

    [Focus] Europe in Review 2015
    Dec22

    [Focus] Europe in Review 2015

    EUobserver’s third annual review looks back at the main events of 2015: Terrorist attacks in France; the migration crisis; Grexit; and the Ukraine conflict. Download or order your copy here. …read more Source:...

    [Ticker] Report: German firm selling turbines to Crimea
    Dec22

    [Ticker] Report: German firm selling turbines to Crimea

    Ukrainian weekly Dzerkalo Tyzhnia has published an investigation saying German firm Siemens is supplying electricity turbines to Russia-annexed Crimea by exploiting loopholes in EU sanctions. Siemens couldn’t be reach for comment Tuesday. It previously denied the allegation, which first surfaced in Russian daily Vedomosti in June....

    Belarus, Russia, Kazakhstan work out provisional scheme to control transit via Ukraine
    Dec22

    Belarus, Russia, Kazakhstan work out provisional scheme to control transit via Ukraine

    After the session Viktor Khristenko explained that plans had been made to create a common information system within half a year to register the merchandise imported into the Eurasian Economic Union. The system will track all the commodities imported into the Eurasian Economic Union. …read more Source:...

    U.S. announces Ukraine-related sanctions on 34 individuals, entities
    Dec22

    U.S. announces Ukraine-related sanctions on 34 individuals, entities

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The United States on Tuesday imposed sanctions on 34 individuals and entities as part of its efforts to pressure Russia for its intervention in Ukraine, the U.S. Treasury Department said. …read more Source:...

    Mercenaries in Ukraine, Tourism Declines – State Press Digest
    Dec22

    Mercenaries in Ukraine, Tourism Declines – State Press Digest

    Fighters from Belarus on Ukrainian side. Photo: svoboda.org The Belarusian authorities threaten mercenaries originating from Belarus who participate in the Ukraine conflict with large prison terms. Belarusians cancel their New Year tourist plans because of terror attacks at popular tourist destinations. The trade ministry tries to regulate the...

    Representatives of self-proclaimed LNR, DNR join talks in Minsk
    Dec22

    Representatives of self-proclaimed LNR, DNR join talks in Minsk

    It is planned that this will be the last round of the Minsk talks on Ukraine in 2015. The negotiation process is expected to be resumed in 2016. …read more Source:...

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