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    Ukrainian Interior Minister throws glass at Saakashvili
    Dec16

    Ukrainian Interior Minister throws glass at Saakashvili

    During a Ukrainian National Reform Council meeting late on December 14, the country’s Interior Minister Arsen Avakov threw a glass of water at the reformist Governor Odessa and former president of Georgia Mikheil Saakashvili, who accused both Avakov and Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk of having links to corruption schemes. …read more...

    Security subgroup of Ukraine contact group agrees on 12 priority demining zones
    Dec16

    Security subgroup of Ukraine contact group agrees on 12 priority demining zones

    He reminded that the subgroup planned to solve this issue by 22 December; however, it managed to arrive at a decision on 15 December “It is very important as people are dying because of mines on the line of contact,” the OSCE special representative added. …read more Source:...

    Draft document on amnesty presented to Ukraine working group on political affairs
    Dec16

    Draft document on amnesty presented to Ukraine working group on political affairs

    The working group on political affairs continued the discussion on the modalities of local elections in some districts of Donetsk and Lugansk Oblasts. …read more Source:...

    Economic sanctions against Russia: What to expect next?
    Dec16

    Economic sanctions against Russia: What to expect next?

    This week is likely to be crucial for the extension of EU economic sanctions against Russia. On Monday, Ministers of Foreign Affairs met to discuss the issue; although the final decision is likely to be taken by Heads of State during the European Council on Thursday and Friday. Sanctions are due to expire in January 2016, and an extension of six...

    Ukraine’s leaders say dismissing PM not on the agenda
    Dec16

    Ukraine’s leaders say dismissing PM not on the agenda

    KIEV (Reuters) – The Ukrainian parliament should not consider dismissing Prime Minister Arseny Yatseniuk, the country’s president, parliament’s speaker and Yatseniuk said in joint statement on Tuesday, in which they called on lawmakers to work together to pass critical reform bills. …read more Source:...

    Sign from God? Divine intervention claim as ‘mysterious crosses’ appear over warzones
    Dec15

    Sign from God? Divine intervention claim as ‘mysterious crosses’ appear over warzones

    BIZARRE flying cross shapes that some believe are ‘heavenly signs’ have been allegedly filmed appearing near the conflict zones of the war in Ukraine. …read more Source:...

    Poland calls for extension of EU sanctions on Russia
    Dec15

    Poland calls for extension of EU sanctions on Russia

    The Polish president has called for an extension of EU sanctions imposed last year on Russia over the Ukraine crisis. Andrzej Duda was in Kyiv… …read more Source:...

    President Duda: Ukrainian sovereignty a key issue for Poland
    Dec15

    President Duda: Ukrainian sovereignty a key issue for Poland

    President Andrzej Duda said Poland has pledged a EUR 1 bln credit line to “key strategic partner” Ukraine, during a meeting with Ukrainian counterpart Petro Poroshenko in Kiev on Tuesday. …read more Source: Polskie Radio dla...

    Russia supplies Syria mission with old cargo ships bought from Turkey
    Dec15

    Russia supplies Syria mission with old cargo ships bought from Turkey

    LONDON/MOSCOW (Reuters) – Earlier this year, an old refrigerator ship called the Georgiy Agafonov, built to transport fruit and vegetables for the Soviet Union, was quietly gathering rust in the Ukrainian port of Izmail where the Danube flows into the Black Sea. …read more Source:...

    EU expected to agree on extending Russian sanctions on Friday
    Dec15

    EU expected to agree on extending Russian sanctions on Friday

    BRUSSELS (Reuters) – The European Union is set to agree a six-month extension of its economic sanctions on Russia on Friday, once Italy’s prime minister has discussed the issue with his fellow leaders at a summit in Brussels, diplomats said on Tuesday. …read more Source:...

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