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    Putin, Kerry Vow to Cooperate in Solving Conflicts in Syria, Ukraine
    Dec16

    Putin, Kerry Vow to Cooperate in Solving Conflicts in Syria, Ukraine

    Solving the conflicts in Syria and Ukraine were the main topics of discussion during the three-hour meeting between Russian President Vladimir Putin and US State Secretary John Kerry in Moscow on Tuesday. Prior to meeting Putin, Kerry held talks with Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov, TASS news agency informs. Although no breakthroughs were...

    Russia’s Nadezhda Pavlova wins Grand Prix of Christmas Singing Competition
    Dec16

    Russia’s Nadezhda Pavlova wins Grand Prix of Christmas Singing Competition

    Nadezhda Pavlova of Russia won the Grand Prix of the Second Minsk International Christmas Singing Competition. Mikhail Malafiy from Ukraine was awarded the first prize. The second prize went to Belarusian Viktor Mendelev, and the third prize to Russian Yelena Stikhina. …read more Source:...

    Ukrainian Interior Minister throws glass at Saakashvili
    Dec16

    Ukrainian Interior Minister throws glass at Saakashvili

    During a Ukrainian National Reform Council meeting late on December 14, the country’s Interior Minister Arsen Avakov threw a glass of water at the reformist Governor Odessa and former president of Georgia Mikheil Saakashvili, who accused both Avakov and Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk of having links to corruption schemes. …read more...

    Security subgroup of Ukraine contact group agrees on 12 priority demining zones
    Dec16

    Security subgroup of Ukraine contact group agrees on 12 priority demining zones

    He reminded that the subgroup planned to solve this issue by 22 December; however, it managed to arrive at a decision on 15 December “It is very important as people are dying because of mines on the line of contact,” the OSCE special representative added. …read more Source:...

    Draft document on amnesty presented to Ukraine working group on political affairs
    Dec16

    Draft document on amnesty presented to Ukraine working group on political affairs

    The working group on political affairs continued the discussion on the modalities of local elections in some districts of Donetsk and Lugansk Oblasts. …read more Source:...

    Economic sanctions against Russia: What to expect next?
    Dec16

    Economic sanctions against Russia: What to expect next?

    This week is likely to be crucial for the extension of EU economic sanctions against Russia. On Monday, Ministers of Foreign Affairs met to discuss the issue; although the final decision is likely to be taken by Heads of State during the European Council on Thursday and Friday. Sanctions are due to expire in January 2016, and an extension of six...

    Ukraine’s leaders say dismissing PM not on the agenda
    Dec16

    Ukraine’s leaders say dismissing PM not on the agenda

    KIEV (Reuters) – The Ukrainian parliament should not consider dismissing Prime Minister Arseny Yatseniuk, the country’s president, parliament’s speaker and Yatseniuk said in joint statement on Tuesday, in which they called on lawmakers to work together to pass critical reform bills. …read more Source:...

    Sign from God? Divine intervention claim as ‘mysterious crosses’ appear over warzones
    Dec15

    Sign from God? Divine intervention claim as ‘mysterious crosses’ appear over warzones

    BIZARRE flying cross shapes that some believe are ‘heavenly signs’ have been allegedly filmed appearing near the conflict zones of the war in Ukraine. …read more Source:...

    Poland calls for extension of EU sanctions on Russia
    Dec15

    Poland calls for extension of EU sanctions on Russia

    The Polish president has called for an extension of EU sanctions imposed last year on Russia over the Ukraine crisis. Andrzej Duda was in Kyiv… …read more Source:...

    President Duda: Ukrainian sovereignty a key issue for Poland
    Dec15

    President Duda: Ukrainian sovereignty a key issue for Poland

    President Andrzej Duda said Poland has pledged a EUR 1 bln credit line to “key strategic partner” Ukraine, during a meeting with Ukrainian counterpart Petro Poroshenko in Kiev on Tuesday. …read more Source: Polskie Radio dla...

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