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    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...

    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:...

    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 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...

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