: :inin Kyiv (EET)

Section: Europe

  • EU (3,312)
    Report: Renzi planning to fire Italy’s EU ambassador
    Dec17

    Report: Renzi planning to fire Italy’s EU ambassador

    Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi is planning to fire his ambassador to the European Union, Stefano Sannino, according to newspaper Il Corriere della Sera. The news, which has not yet been officially announced, came only hours before the start of an EU summit at which Renzi is expected to vent his frustration with Europe at a time of mounting...

    Ukraine bans Communist party for ‘promoting separatism’
    Dec17

    Ukraine bans Communist party for ‘promoting separatism’

    Human rights campaigners criticise court decision, saying it sets dangerous precedent to stifle oppositionThe Communist party of Ukraine has been banned after a Kiev court upheld a government lawsuit accusing the party of promoting separatism and inter-ethnic conflict.The decision, announced by Kiev’s district administration court on...

    Vladimir Putin live: Russian military ‘were in Ukraine’, president admits
    Dec17

    Vladimir Putin live: Russian military ‘were in Ukraine’, president admits

    Follow live coverage of the Russian president’s annual, marathon press conference, in which Putin will be questioned on the country’s policies in the Middle East …read more Source: The...

    Vladimir Putin: there is Russian military presence in Ukraine – video
    Dec17

    Vladimir Putin: there is Russian military presence in Ukraine – video

    Vladimir Putin says for the first time that Russian military personnel are operating in Ukraine. Speaking on Thursday during the Russian president’s annual press conference, Putin says he wants an end to the conflict in Ukraine and says Russia will not impose sanctions … …read more Source: The...

    Vladimir Putin: Political solution on Syria is possible
    Dec17

    Vladimir Putin: Political solution on Syria is possible

    Vladimir Putin will support U.S. efforts to defeat Islamic State but Moscow would never agree to outside forces deciding who should govern Syria, the Russian president said Thursday. Speaking at his end-of-year news conference, Putin said Moscow supports the draft United Nations Security Council resolution to strengthen sanctions against those...

    IMF rules Ukraine must repay Russian bond
    Dec17

    IMF rules Ukraine must repay Russian bond

    The International Monetary Fund ruled Wednesday that Ukraine must repay a $3 billion bond bought by Russia in 2013. Kiev had been trying to force Moscow to accept restructuring terms agreed with U.S. investment firm Franklin Templeton but Russia insisted that the debt, which matures Sunday, must be paid in full. The IMF has decided that the money...

    [Ticker] Putin admits ‘military’ tasks in Ukraine
    Dec17

    [Ticker] Putin admits ‘military’ tasks in Ukraine

    Russian leader Vladimir Putin told an annual TV conference Thursday: “We never said there were no people there [Ukraine] who were carrying out certain tasks including in the military sphere … But that does not mean there are Russian troops there, feel the difference.” He previously denied any military involvement. …read...

    Putin admits Russian military presence in Ukraine for first time
    Dec17

    Putin admits Russian military presence in Ukraine for first time

    Russian president concedes military intelligence officers were operating in the country but insists it’s not the same as regular Russian troopsVladimir Putin has for the first time admitted the presence of Russian military specialists in east Ukraine. Russia has repeatedly denied a military presence in the conflict, despite overwhelming...

    Why Europe shouldn’t cooperate with Russia’s economic bloc
    Dec17

    Why Europe shouldn’t cooperate with Russia’s economic bloc

    There are several encouraging developments in the European Union’s position on Ukraine and Russia. This week, EU leaders are expected to renew sanctions against Russia for its ongoing invasion of and aggression against Ukraine. Effective next month, the EU’s trade deal with Ukraine will kick in, after a year’s delay to placate...

    PrivatBank in Latvia promises to cooperated fully with the Finance Commission
    Dec17

    PrivatBank in Latvia promises to cooperated fully with the Finance Commission

    Ukraine’s PrivatBank has promised to cooperate fully with the Finance and Capital Market Commission (FKTK) in improving its system of internal controls, the bank has informed LETA. …read more Source: The Baltic...

    Page 747 of 2284

    Pin It on Pinterest