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    Schengen visas for Ukrainians
    Jul24

    Schengen visas for Ukrainians

    Ukrainians traveling west this summer still need visas. Kiev had hoped that the EU would scrap the requirement at the Eastern Partnership summit in Riga in May, but Brussels balked. “We are not creating a fortress,” said Fabrice Leggeri, executive director of Frontex, the Warsaw-based EU border agency. He’s right. The border is not closed,...

    Europe’s new Iron Curtain
    Jul24

    Europe’s new Iron Curtain

    SHEHYNI, Ukraine — Ukrainians call it the kordon, the border. With most EU countries reluctant to anger Russia by offering Ukraine even the distant prospect of membership, the border is here to stay, cutting off the volatile ex-Soviet east from the prosperous EU west. The implications for Ukraine are devastating. For Ukrainians, one road into the...

    Austrian parliament’s upper chamber ratifies EU-Ukraine Association Agreement
    Jul24

    Austrian parliament’s upper chamber ratifies EU-Ukraine Association Agreement

    The Bundesrat, the upper chamber of the Austrian Parliament, has ratified the Association Agreement between Ukraine and the European Union, according to Ukraine’s Ambassador to Austria Oleksandr Scherba. …read more Source:...

    Britain calls for new international tribunal to deliver ‘justice’ for MH17
    Jul24

    Britain calls for new international tribunal to deliver ‘justice’ for MH17

    Britain today urged world leaders to back a new international tribunal able to prosecute anyone found responsible for the downing of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 in Ukraine. …read more Source: London Evening...

    As Ukraine Bans Russian TV Shows for ‘Propaganda,’ Local Channels Put Up a Fight
    Jul24

    As Ukraine Bans Russian TV Shows for ‘Propaganda,’ Local Channels Put Up a Fight

    No Russian TV series for Ukrainians… At least not until TV channels find loopholes in the new law. Images mixed by Anna Poludenko-Young Ukraine has banned a number of Russian TV shows that it claims glorify the Russian government, military, and law enforcement. However, the new law outlining the rules for banning content has run into resistance...

    Africa’s disappointment with Obama
    Jul24

    Africa’s disappointment with Obama

    Beneath the ecstatic welcome President Barack Obama will receive when he arrives in his father’s homeland of Kenya on Friday is a lingering sense of disappointment. More than the first black president, he’s the first African-American U.S. president, and that’s accentuated a frustration among many Africans — and some Americans —...

    FRANCE – UKRAINE – RUSSIA: Delegation of French MPs visit Crimea despite sanctions
    Jul24

    FRANCE – UKRAINE – RUSSIA: Delegation of French MPs visit Crimea despite sanctions

    0 France and Ukraine are condemning a visit by 10 French MPs to Crimea this week in defiance of Western sanctions against Russia. The Ukrainian ambassador in Paris has expressed “outrage”, calling it a “lack of respect for the sovereignty and …read more Source: Radio France...

    No threat of technical default in Ukraine
    Jul24

    No threat of technical default in Ukraine

    Ministry of Finance of Ukraine has carried out a $120 million interest payment that comes due today, July 24, a source in the government with the knowledge of the matter told UNIAN. …read more Source:...

    French MPs under fire for trip to annexed Crimea
    Jul24

    French MPs under fire for trip to annexed Crimea

    France’s foreign minstry has deplored a group of opposition MPs who are paying a visit to the peninsula of Crimea, which Moscow annexed from Ukraine. …read more Source: The Local...

    [Ticker] French MPs visit Russian-occupied Crimea
    Jul24

    [Ticker] French MPs visit Russian-occupied Crimea

    A group of 10-or-so French MPs from the centre-right Republican Party are in Russian-occupied Crimea in Ukraine on Thursday and Friday. One of them, Thierry Mariani, told Russian media the EU should lift sanctions on Russia. French FM Laurent Fabius told the Liberation daily he’s “shocked” by their actions. …read more...

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