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    [Ticker] France mulls Iran sanctions
    Mar14

    [Ticker] France mulls Iran sanctions

    France may seek on Monday to impose EU sanctions against Iran over concerns recent ballistic missile tests may be nuclear capable. “We condemn ballistic missile tests and, if necessary, sanctions will be enacted,” said France foreign minister Jean-Marc Ayrault. EU foreign ministers are meeting in Brussels. …read more Source:...

    How Russia and the west are both guilty of paranoid propaganda
    Mar14

    How Russia and the west are both guilty of paranoid propaganda

    Only propagandists and arms dealers benefit from the regular claims that everything is being ‘weaponised’ by the Kremlin The current state of relations between Russia and the west is not a cold war – or at least not the Cold War 2.0. But it is characterised by a similar profound refusal on both sides not only to listen to the other’s...

    EU ministers to speak out on Ukrainian pilot
    Mar14

    EU ministers to speak out on Ukrainian pilot

    British and Lithuanian FMs, among others, preparing to call for tougher EU action on Savchenko. MEPs call for Russian officials to be blacklisted. …read more Source:...

    Piotr Gliński: Poland’s anti-gay green
    Mar14

    Piotr Gliński: Poland’s anti-gay green

    WARSAW — Polish Deputy Prime Minister and Culture Minister Piotr Gliński is a one-time Green party activist and vegetarian. This biography makes him something of a strange fit in a right-wing government where the foreign minister railed against “a world made up of cyclists and vegetarians, who only use renewable energy and who battle all signs of...

    Kremlin calling? Meet the Russian pranksters who say ‘Elton owes us’
    Mar13

    Kremlin calling? Meet the Russian pranksters who say ‘Elton owes us’

    Duo who prank-called many influential critics of Russia deny links to its security services … but would they spoof Putin?Lexus and Vovan are fast gaining a reputation as the most mischievous men in Russia. The pair of professional prank callers, real names Alexei Stolyarov and Vladimir Kuznetsov, have claimed scalps as diverse as Elton John and...

    Ukraine’s reform hangs in the balance
    Mar13

    Ukraine’s reform hangs in the balance

    Kiev could move towards greater EU integration or slide back into cronyist authoritarianism …read more Source: Financial...

    Yes for Ukraine, win for Europe
    Mar13

    Yes for Ukraine, win for Europe

    KIEV — Ukrainians were surprised to learn about the Dutch referendum on the European Union’s association agreement with Ukraine: Why had the issue touched a nerve in the Netherlands? But the vote is not really about Ukraine — it’s about distrust of national politics and the country’s growing Euroskeptic sentiment. The...

    Kerry meets European foreign ministers in Paris ahead of Syria truce talks
    Mar13

    Kerry meets European foreign ministers in Paris ahead of Syria truce talks

    US Secretary of State John Kerry was in Paris Sunday to discuss Syria, Yemen, Ukraine and migration with European foreign ministers. The meeting comes ahead of UN-sponsored Syria peace talks in Geneva with Bashar al-Assad’s government declaring that calls for the president’s departure were a “red line” and the opposition...

    Are There Happy Places in Ukraine? Use This Map to Find Out
    Mar12

    Are There Happy Places in Ukraine? Use This Map to Find Out

    The Kyiv Sahara sands on the outskirts of the city are a happy place for sure. Screenshot from Map Me Happy. Economic crises, hunger strikes, and military attacks—this is what Google News will return if you type in “Ukraine” in the news search field. Such sombre descriptions can hardly convince anyone to pack a suitcase and come to vacation in...

    ‘No’ vote makes gains ahead of Dutch Ukraine referendum
    Mar12

    ‘No’ vote makes gains ahead of Dutch Ukraine referendum

    Some 57% of the Dutch who are planning to vote on next month’s referendum on the EU’s treaty with Ukraine… …read more Source:...

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