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    Poroshenko says terrorist threat in Ukraine has “significantly risen”
    Jul10

    Poroshenko says terrorist threat in Ukraine has “significantly risen”

    KIEV (Reuters) – President Petro Poroshenko said on Friday the threat of terrorism had “significantly risen” in Ukraine, describing the country as awash with weapons trafficked from the east where a shaky ceasefire has eased fighting against pro-Russian rebels. …read more Source:...

    President Vējonis visits Estonia’s Ilves in a warm atmosphere; the two talk Russia
    Jul10

    President Vējonis visits Estonia’s Ilves in a warm atmosphere; the two talk Russia

    On July 9, President Raimonds Vējonis went to a state visit to the President of Estonia Toomas Hendrik Ilves upon taking office as president. The visit was held in a friendly atmosphere and the two heads of state exchanged views about the Ukrainian crisis, economic cooperation and defense, Latvian Television reported. …read more Source:...

    BRICS Leaders Issue Anti-Terrorism Declaration
    Jul10

    BRICS Leaders Issue Anti-Terrorism Declaration

    The declaration signed by BRICS leaders, issued at their meeting in the Russian town of Ufa, is set on confirming the organization’s unified vision on issues of international importance. A number of analysts believe that this is a step in the direction of the organization aiming at increasing its role in resolving global issues. The...

    Former Kremlin critic changes tack to launch television station in Donetsk
    Jul10

    Former Kremlin critic changes tack to launch television station in Donetsk

    Andrei Babitsky was labelled a traitor in Russia for his coverage of the Chechen wars. So why is he espousing pro-Putin views in Ukraine?In an office just off Lenin Square in Donetsk, a small group of journalists is plotting the launch of a new television channel, to be based in the self-proclaimed Donetsk People’s Republic. In the...

    Malaysia moves on MH17 tribunal plan at U.N., Russia resists
    Jul09

    Malaysia moves on MH17 tribunal plan at U.N., Russia resists

    UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) – Malaysia has asked the United Nations Security Council to set up an international tribunal to prosecute those suspected of downing a passenger airliner last year in eastern Ukraine, but Russia dismissed the move on Thursday as counterproductive. …read more Source:...

    OSCE PA calls for full implementation of Minsk agreements on Ukraine
    Jul09

    OSCE PA calls for full implementation of Minsk agreements on Ukraine

    The declaration reads that the OSCE PA “calls for the full implementation of the 2014 Minsk Agreements and 2015 package of measures for the implementation of the Minsk Agreements, including the comprehensive ceasefire, and calls on all parties to work towards a peaceful resolution and durable political settlement of the crisis in and around...

    BRICS countries call for compliance with Minsk agreements
    Jul09

    BRICS countries call for compliance with Minsk agreements

    “In this regard, we call on all parties to comply with all the provisions of the Package of Measures for the Implementation of the Minsk Agreements adopted in Minsk in February 2015 by the contact group on Ukraine, supported by the leaders of Russia, Germany, France and Ukraine and endorsed by the UN Security Council in its resolution...

    Belarus ready to act as secretariat in talks on Ukraine
    Jul09

    Belarus ready to act as secretariat in talks on Ukraine

    The Minister underlined that as Belarus President Alexander Lukashenko repeatedly stated, Belarus is ready to continue providing the platform for talks on resolving the conflict in Ukraine. “We are ready to provide more than a platform. If necessary, we can act as a secretariat. Certain partners of ours have made such requests. We are ready to...

    This is what it’s like to be a Russian in Kiev
    Jul09

    This is what it’s like to be a Russian in Kiev

    The growing feud between the two nations is traumatising: nearly everyone in Russia has relatives in Ukraine. The Second World War memorial in Kiev. Photo: Jana Bakunina As a Russian, I felt apprehensive, stepping off the plane in Kiev. Since the so-called Euromaidan revolution, which led to the ousting of the incumbent president Viktor...

    Why we need a British Europe, not a European Britain
    Jul09

    Why we need a British Europe, not a European Britain

    The critical thing for eurozoners to understand is that the United Kingdom is an exceptional power, not prepared to sacrifice its sovereignty. A single European federal state including Britain is not compatible with British sovereignty. Photos: Getty Images In September 1946 Winston Churchill announced that it would require an “act of faith” to...

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