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    Europe to Russia: We won’t forget Crimea
    Mar18

    Europe to Russia: We won’t forget Crimea

    Two years have passed since Russia illegally annexed Crimea and Sevastopol. March 18, 2014, marked the beginning of Russia’s ongoing attack on the territorial integrity of Ukraine and represents the most blatant violation in decades of the U.N. charter, international law, the Helsinki Final Act and the Charter of Paris — documents at the...

    Germany’s Economy Minister aims to get Russia sanctions lifted
    Mar17

    Germany’s Economy Minister aims to get Russia sanctions lifted

    BERLIN (Reuters) – Germany’s Economy Minister Sigmar Gabriel called on Thursday for the European Union to try to create conditions by this summer to lift sanctions imposed against Russia over the Ukraine crisis. …read more Source:...

    Ukraine moves a step closer to EU visa-free travel
    Mar17

    Ukraine moves a step closer to EU visa-free travel

    The EU has praised anti-corruption measures taken by Ukraine and is set to begin the process of allowing its 45 million citizens to enter most EU states without a visa. …read more Source:...

    Ukraine topples biggest remaining Lenin statue
    Mar17

    Ukraine topples biggest remaining Lenin statue

    Bronze and granite monument measuring 20m in south-eastern city of Zaporizhia fell foul of ban on Soviet symbolsIt took two days and a giant crane, but Ukraine has finally managed to lift its biggest remaining statue of Soviet founder Lenin off its pedestal and consign it to the dustbins of history.The 20m tall (65ft) bronze and granite monument...

    Bite the bullet
    Mar17

    Bite the bullet

    Mr Poroshenko, not empty-handed A COLUMN of men in camouflage snaked through the streets of Ternopil, a sleepy town in western Ukraine, with a casket held aloft earlier this week. Yuri Dinya, a solider who died from wounds sustained in eastern Ukraine, was the latest casualty of a war that sputters along largely out of sight. Although the...

    The lady’s not for turning
    Mar17

    The lady’s not for turning

    ON MARCH 17th, as The Economist went to press, Angela Merkel was on her way to Brussels for a summit that may define her legacy as German chancellor. At her initiative, the 28 member states of the European Union were to agree to a controversial deal with Turkey that Mrs Merkel had earlier this month sold as a potential “breakthrough” in the...

    European Commission may recommend establishing visa-free regime with Ukraine
    Mar17

    European Commission may recommend establishing visa-free regime with Ukraine

    Ukraine has carried out the necessary reforms for the European Commission to recommend establishing a visa-free regime between the European Union and Ukraine, announced EC President Jean-Claude Juncker on Thursday, 17 March. …read more Source: Baltic News...

    Ukraine tears down giant Lenin statue, live on YouTube
    Mar17

    Ukraine tears down giant Lenin statue, live on YouTube

    KIEV (Reuters) – Exhaustive efforts to tear down Ukraine’s largest remaining monument to Vladimir Lenin bore fruit on Thursday when workers prised the late Soviet leader’s statue from its plinth in the southeastern city of Zaporizhzhya. …read more Source:...

    Ukraine vows swift end to political crisis, wins EU offer of visa-free travel
    Mar17

    Ukraine vows swift end to political crisis, wins EU offer of visa-free travel

    BRUSSELS (Reuters) – Ukraine’s president tried to reassure the European Union on Thursday that his country would soon overcome a political crisis that has rattled Western lenders and he won support for Kiev’s cherished goal of visa-free travel in Europe for its citizens. …read more Source:...

    Greece wants EU sanctions for member countries that stop refugee flows
    Mar17

    Greece wants EU sanctions for member countries that stop refugee flows

    Greek Alternate Defense minister Dimitris Vitsas has indicated the country will ask the European Union to introduce sanctions against member states that have decided not to allow refugees and migrants to cross through their territory. …read more Source: Macedonian Information...

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