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    Ukraine pilot deal poses questions on EU sanctions
    Apr20

    Ukraine pilot deal poses questions on EU sanctions

    Ukraine has said that the Kremlin is ready to free Nadia Savchenko, a captured pilot, in a symbolic exchange that could be tied to EU sanctions on Russia. …read more Source:...

    Jean-Claude Juncker: ‘EU interferes too much’
    Apr20

    Jean-Claude Juncker: ‘EU interferes too much’

    European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker said Tuesday that the EU has “lost its attractiveness” because it interferes too much in people’s lives. The EU is involved in “too many domains where member states are better placed to take action,” Juncker told members of national parliaments in a debate at the Council of Europe in...

    Netherlands sticks with EU-Ukraine deal despite referendum No vote
    Apr20

    Netherlands sticks with EU-Ukraine deal despite referendum No vote

    Dutch MPs voted not to ditch the EU-Ukraine association agreement Tuesday, despite a referendum earlier this month at which more than 60 percent of voters opposed the deal. The non-binding April 6 referendum saw the Dutch overwhelmingly reject the agreement, which seeks to create closer economic and social ties between the EU and Ukraine. Only 32...

    PACE to observe elections in Serbia
    Apr19

    PACE to observe elections in Serbia

    STRASBOURG – An 18-member delegation of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE) will be in Serbia on April 22-25 to observe the conduct of the early parliamentary elections in the country, the PACE said in a release on Tuesday. The PACE delegation will be led by Ukrainian member Volodymyr Ariev. They are …read more...

    Russia and NATO meet at crossed purposes
    Apr19

    Russia and NATO meet at crossed purposes

    NATO and Russia will hold their highest-level meeting in two years on Wednesday but the only sign of rapprochement is the fact that they are talking: Even their interpretations of the topics on the agenda vary wildly. The ambassador-level meeting in Brussels of the NATO-Russia Council — the first since June 2014 — is the fruit of efforts led by...

    Prisoner Swap Hope For Ukraine Pilot In Russia
    Apr19

    Prisoner Swap Hope For Ukraine Pilot In Russia

    A proposed transfer involves jailed Ukrainian pilot Nadezhda Savchenko being handed over in exchange for two Russian soldiers. …read more Source: Sky...

    Ukraine says Moscow agrees to release pilot Savchenko
    Apr19

    Ukraine says Moscow agrees to release pilot Savchenko

    Vladimir Putin has agreed to release jailed Ukrainian pilot Nadiya Savchenko, Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko said Tuesday, indicating that she could be swapped for two Russians who were sentenced Monday for crimes in east Ukraine. Poroshenko and the Russian president discussed the case by phone Monday evening, Associated Press reported, the...

    Lithuania and Ukraine sign further bi-lateral military agreements  – The Baltic Times
    Apr19

    Lithuania and Ukraine sign further bi-lateral military agreements – The Baltic Times

    Lithuania’s National Defence Ministry announced on April 18, 2016, that it will advise Ukraine on revamping its sergeants’ corps, an…… …read more Source: The Baltic...

    Ukraine’s Poroshenko hints at deal with Russia to swap pilot Savchenko
    Apr19

    Ukraine’s Poroshenko hints at deal with Russia to swap pilot Savchenko

    KIEV (Reuters) – Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko said on Tuesday he and Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin had agreed a framework for a deal to secure the release of Ukrainian pilot Nadezhda Savchenko from a 22-year jail sentence in Russia. …read more Source:...

    Dutch government wins time to renegotiate Ukraine treaty in narrow vote
    Apr19

    Dutch government wins time to renegotiate Ukraine treaty in narrow vote

    MPs have narrowly voted in favour of giving the cabinet more time to find a solution for the Dutch ‘no’… …read more Source:...

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