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    Illegal weapons: A global guide
    Apr04

    Illegal weapons: A global guide

    Just today, dozens of Syrians were killed in a suspected chemical weapons attack in Idlib. Be it also by barrel bomb, cluster munition, or landmine, civilians die all too frequently at the hands of weapons the international community has set out to ban. After years of declining use and progress in destroying stockpiles, deaths from such munitions...

    Presidents of Latvia and Ukraine call for continued sanctions on Russia
    Apr04

    Presidents of Latvia and Ukraine call for continued sanctions on Russia

    The sanctions that have been imposed on Russia for its aggression against Ukraine must continue until full implementation of the Minsk agreements and restoration of Ukraine’s sovereignty and territorial integrity, Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko and Latvian President Raimonds Vejonis said in a joint statement that has been released to...

    Lend Your Leg campaign to help Ukrainian teen
    Apr04

    Lend Your Leg campaign to help Ukrainian teen

    The Slovenian-run demining fund ITF Enhancing Human Security has dedicated its annual campaign on the International Day of Mine Awareness and Assistance in Mine Action to a 12-year Ukrainian girl, who suffered severe injuries in a mine explosion. …read more Source:...

    Meet Russia’s Warrior-Writer and Bloodthirsty Priest
    Apr04

    Meet Russia’s Warrior-Writer and Bloodthirsty Priest

    Photo: Pixabay. In addition to being a prominent contemporary writer in Russia, Zakhar Prilepin is a vocal political ideologue. A member of the National Bolshevik Party, he hosts a talk show on the nationalist, ultra-conservative Tsargrad TV network. Prilepin is also the chief editor of Svobodnaya Pressa, another pro-Kremlin media outlet that...

    Ukraine’s Poroshenko thankful for Latvian support
    Apr04

    Ukraine’s Poroshenko thankful for Latvian support

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko visited Latvia April 4, expressing his gratitude for the country’s strong support in defending its territory against occupying Russian forces int he east of the country. …read more Source:...

    Canada and Ukraine sign defence cooperation arrangement
    Apr04

    Canada and Ukraine sign defence cooperation arrangement

    The governments of Canada and Ukraine have signed a bilateral agreement to cooperate on issues such as defence policy and military education. …read more Source: Polskie...

    Poland reopens consulates in Ukraine after attack
    Apr04

    Poland reopens consulates in Ukraine after attack

    Polish consulates in Ukraine reopened on Tuesday, almost a week after a grenade attack on a consulate in the north-western city of Lutsk. …read more Source: Polskie...

    Freedom House Keeps Georgia’s Democracy Score Unchanged
    Apr04

    Freedom House Keeps Georgia’s Democracy Score Unchanged

    Georgia, Moldova and Ukraine are grouped as ‘transitional government or hybrid regimes.’ …read more Source:...

    Danish government laments St Petersburg bombing
    Apr04

    Danish government laments St Petersburg bombing

    Danish PM Lars Løkke Rasmussen has offered his condolences to the people of Russia following the explosion that killed at least 11 people and injured about 50 others in the St Petersburg Metro yesterday afternoon. Rasmussen, who is currently on a state visit to Mexico, took some time out yesterday to speak to reporters in front of the national...

    [Ticker] IMF approves Ukraine loan
    Apr04

    [Ticker] IMF approves Ukraine loan

    The International Monetary Fund (IMF) on Monday (3 April) approved a $1 billion loan to Ukraine. The IMF said in a statement that the country’s economy was improving and had lowered inflation. The IMF is supporting Ukraine with a $17.5 billion bailout programme. The country has so far received around $8.38 billion under the programme, in...

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