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    EU parliament backs visa-free travel for Ukraine, hurdles remain
    Sep26

    EU parliament backs visa-free travel for Ukraine, hurdles remain

    Ukrainians’ hopes of securing visa-free travel to the European Union received a boost Monday when a key committee of the European Parliament backed their cause, but further hurdles remain. …read more Source: The Daily...

    EU leaders to consider how to improve Russia ties without dropping sanctions
    Sep26

    EU leaders to consider how to improve Russia ties without dropping sanctions

    European Union leaders will explore next month the possibility of improving strained ties with Russia in response to growing irritation among some member states over economic sanctions imposed on Moscow over its role in the Ukraine crisis. …read more Source: The Daily...

    Biden warns Ukraine on reforms, says EU sanctions on Russia at risk
    Sep22

    Biden warns Ukraine on reforms, says EU sanctions on Russia at risk

    U.S. Vice President Joe Biden Wednesday warned Ukraine needs to live up to its promises economic and political reforms or risk seeing the European Union walk away from its sanctions on Russia …read more Source: The Daily...

    Ukraine, separatists agree troop withdrawals in three hot spots
    Sep21

    Ukraine, separatists agree troop withdrawals in three hot spots

    Ukraine and Russian-backed separatists agreed on Wednesday to withdraw troops from three small towns on the front line in eastern Ukraine, a pilot de-escalation project that is part of the latest push to get a much-violated ceasefire to stick. …read more Source: The Daily...

    German economy minister to discuss EU sanctions with Putin
    Sep21

    German economy minister to discuss EU sanctions with Putin

    German Economy Minister Sigmar Gabriel, heading to Moscow for talks about trade with President Vladimir Putin, said Wednesday he favoured a lifting of EU sanctions on Russia but that would require making progress on peace in Ukraine …read more Source: The Daily...

    Russian embassy in Kiev targeted in firework protest
    Sep17

    Russian embassy in Kiev targeted in firework protest

    Ukrainian radicals lobbed fireworks at the Russian embassy in Kiev early Saturday, police said, a day before it was due to open as a polling station for Russia’s parliamentary elections …read more Source: The Daily...

    US condemns Russian elections in Crimea
    Sep17

    US condemns Russian elections in Crimea

    The United States “does not recognize the legitimacy” of upcoming Russian parliamentary elections planned for Crimea, the State Department said Friday …read more Source: The Daily...

    Ukraine hands back stolen Dutch masterpieces: officials
    Sep16

    Ukraine hands back stolen Dutch masterpieces: officials

    Five stolen 17th and 18th-century masterpieces were handed back to the Netherlands Friday, foreign ministry officials said, and will soon return to a local museum from where they disappeared 11 years ago. …read more Source: The Daily...

    German, French FMs make first visit to war-torn east Ukraine
    Sep15

    German, French FMs make first visit to war-torn east Ukraine

    The German and French foreign ministers Thursday made their first visit to Ukraine’s war-torn east since the beginning of the conflict between government forces and pro-Russian rebels in April 2014 …read more Source: The Daily...

    Ukraine turns to WTO over Russian transit restrictions
    Sep15

    Ukraine turns to WTO over Russian transit restrictions

    Ukraine has launched a dispute before the World Trade Organization, complaining that Russian restrictions on road and rail transit of Ukrainian goods violate international trade agreements, sources close to the WTO said Thursday …read more Source: The Daily...

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