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    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...

    EU-Turkey Summit to Seek Finalization of Migrant Crisis Deal
    Mar17

    EU-Turkey Summit to Seek Finalization of Migrant Crisis Deal

    Prime Ministers of EU member states and Turkey are gathering for a two-day summit bringing together the European Council and Turkey. The summit is set to take place Thursday and Friday, with Turkish Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu to join the second day. Last week EU leaders and Turkey agreed on the broad principles of a deal aimed at curbing the...

    Belarus’ Viktor Krivko wins gold at IBU Junior European Championships in Pokljuka
    Mar17

    Belarus’ Viktor Krivko wins gold at IBU Junior European Championships in Pokljuka

    The Belarusian biathlete clocked 39.05.3 minutes (0+0+1+0) allowing one miss on the fourth shooting range. Ukraine’s Anton Dudchenko was 1:15.0 minute behind the winning time (0+0+1+0) to settle for the second place. The bronze medal went to Roman Yeremin from Kazakhstan: + 1:40.6 (1+0+1+0). …read more Source:...

    Belarusian tourists still denied entry to Crimea via Ukraine
    Mar17

    Belarusian tourists still denied entry to Crimea via Ukraine

    Dmitry Mironchik also said that if Belarusian citizens enter Ukraine from the Russian Federation, later on they may be denied entry to Ukraine and may face administrative prosecution in accordance with Ukrainian laws. …read more Source:...

    Lithuanian president: Nord Stream 2 pipeline is a geopolitical project
    Mar17

    Lithuanian president: Nord Stream 2 pipeline is a geopolitical project

    Lithuanian President Dalia Grybauskaite says that the planned second gas pipeline linking Russia and Germany under the Baltic Sea is not a commercial project, but a geopolitical one aimed at harming Ukraine and dividing Europe, and that she and the leaders another seven EU member countries have signed a letter to European Commission President...

    The POLITICO Caucus participants: March 2016
    Mar17

    The POLITICO Caucus participants: March 2016

    Find the article with the results of POLITICO’s Caucus here. Anders Ahnlid, ambassador, Permanent Representation of Sweden to the EU, Brussels Joaquín Almunia, former vice president and European commissioner for competition; former leader of the Spanish opposition and minister of employment, Madrid Burkhard Balz, German MEP, European...

    Republicans round on Obama’s NATO choice
    Mar16

    Republicans round on Obama’s NATO choice

    WASHINGTON — The Obama administration’s choice to fill the number-two slot at NATO in Brussels is drawing fierce opposition — but not from allies in Europe or Canada. Instead, it’s U.S. congressional Republicans who are taking aim at Rose Gottemoeller, a high-ranking U.S. diplomat, in a fight that reflects broader partisan tensions in...

    Europe draws red lines on Turkey migration deal
    Mar16

    Europe draws red lines on Turkey migration deal

    The EU is taking a tough line with Turkey on a controversial migration deal, with many of Ankara’s demands being pushed back or downright ignored. A draft of the statement, obtained by POLITICO, that European leaders will discuss with Turkish Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoğlu over breakfast on Friday shows few signs of progress towards what...

    Ukraine PM scrapes through crisis but uncertainty remains
    Mar16

    Ukraine PM scrapes through crisis but uncertainty remains

    KIEV (Reuters) – Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseny Yatseniuk has scraped through the biggest challenge to his leadership so far, lawmakers said on Wednesday, but still faces an uphill battle to achieve reforms that Western backers demand. …read more Source:...

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