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    Ukrainian president to ‘drop in’ on Trump during Washington visit
    Jun20

    Ukrainian president to ‘drop in’ on Trump during Washington visit

    Hours before Petro Poroshenko’s arrival, details of the meeting had still not been confirmed with the apparently reluctant US presidentDonald Trump is expected to meet the Ukrainian president, Petro Poroshenko, at the White House on Tuesday but the encounter is likely to be a brief and leave questions unanswered over the...

    Ukrainian President Will Meet Trump on Tuesday
    Jun20

    Ukrainian President Will Meet Trump on Tuesday

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko will meet U.S. President Donald Trump in Washington on Tuesday, Poroshenko’s office said, Reuters reported.”It is very important that my meeting, as the Ukrainian president, in the White House will be earlier than Putin’s meeting,” it quoted Poroshenko, who is already in the United...

    DONBASS: Humanitarian crisis in silence. Since 2014 until now.
    Jun20

    DONBASS: Humanitarian crisis in silence. Since 2014 until now.

    Late autumn 2014 we met with Alexander Hug, principal deputy of the OSCE observation mission in Ukraine for the first time. It was Brussels, the European Parliament and the hearing on the future of Minsk Agreements held there. Now we are again together. This time in Helsinki taking about the future of Minsk Agreements. …read more Source:...

    Europe’s border shifts and citizenship denial
    Jun19

    Europe’s border shifts and citizenship denial

    I don’t know what my grandfather – who served in the German army in the first world war and was murdered in the Holocaust – would have considered his nationality to be, writes Christina CraigI too have been denied German citizenship (Letters, 17 June) because my mother and grandfather, both victims of Nazism, have been determined not to be...

    Ukrainian MP launches hunger strike over Lviv trash row
    Jun19

    Ukrainian MP launches hunger strike over Lviv trash row

    KIEV (Reuters) – A Ukrainian opposition lawmaker began a hunger strike on Monday, accusing central government of inaction in allowing trash to pile up in the picturesque western city of Lviv, the power-base of his Samopomich (Self-Reliance) party. …read more Source:...

    Is the Trump administration poised to take on a new role in the Ukraine conflict?
    Jun19

    Is the Trump administration poised to take on a new role in the Ukraine conflict?

    Reports that Donald Trump will receive Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko ahead of his first meeting with Vladimir Putin are causing a sensation in Kyiv. Could the move signal a new policy for the US in Ukraine? …read more Source: Deutsche...

    EU extends sanctions over Russia’s Crimea annexation
    Jun19

    EU extends sanctions over Russia’s Crimea annexation

    European Union foreign ministers Monday extended economic sanctions intended to punish Russia for the 2014 annexation of Crimea. At a meeting in Luxembourg, the ministers agreed to prolong by a year measures that prohibit EU companies from doing business in Crimea and the city of Sevastopol. The sanctions target investments and tourism in...

    Polotsk to host Three Sophias art exhibition in September
    Jun19

    Polotsk to host Three Sophias art exhibition in September

    The exhibition will feature the result of joint plein air painting workshops for young artists from Belarus, Russia, and Ukraine. It will be timed to the 1155th anniversary of Polotsk and the 500th anniversary of Belarusian book printing. …read more Source:...

    Germany threatens US rift over Russia pipeline
    Jun19

    Germany threatens US rift over Russia pipeline

    Germany and Austria have urged the US not to impose sanctions on Nord Stream 2 (NS2), a Russian gas pipeline, in stark terms that spoke of ending joint action on Ukraine. The German and Austrian foreign ministers, Sigmar Gabriel and Sebastian Kurz, voiced their anger in a joint statement on Thursday (15 June). They said the “threat of illegal...

    EU extends sanctions against Russia over Crimea for a year
    Jun19

    EU extends sanctions against Russia over Crimea for a year

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