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    Ukraine parliament scraps 5 military agreements with Russia
    May21

    Ukraine parliament scraps 5 military agreements with Russia

    The Ukrainian parliament has terminated a series of intergovernmental agreements on military cooperation with Russia, amid growing tensions between the two sides. On Thursday, the Verkhovna Rada , parliament, voted to terminate five agreements between the two sides over allegations that Russia has been instigating unrest in eastern Ukraine. The...

    Russia return to G7 unimaginable: Merkel
    May21

    Russia return to G7 unimaginable: Merkel

    German Chancellor Angela Merkel, who will host a G7 summit next month, says that a return of Russia to the Group of Seven (G7) is “unimaginable.” Ahead of the June 7-8 summit in the southeastern German State of Bavaria, Merkel said in the German parliament on Thursday “As long as Russia does not commit itself, and act according to the fundamental...

    Ukraine crisis makes EU eastern partnership more important – Merkel
    May21

    Ukraine crisis makes EU eastern partnership more important – Merkel

    The crisis in Ukraine makes the European Union’s partnership with the bloc’s eastern neighbours more important than ever, German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Thursday, insisting that the initiative is not directed against Russia. Speaking in parliament before joining a summit in Riga with six of the EU’s ex-Soviet...

    Another Russian Convoy Delivers Humanitarian Aid to Donetsk, Luhansk
    May21

    Another Russian Convoy Delivers Humanitarian Aid to Donetsk, Luhansk

    TEHRAN (FNA)- The Russian Emergencies Ministry has delivered its 27th humanitarian cargo to the cities of Donetsk and Luhansk in Eastern Ukraine, a ministry spokesman said on Thursday. …read more Source: Fars News...

    Kiev Refuses to Guarantee Human Rights Protection in East Ukraine Conflict Zone
    May21

    Kiev Refuses to Guarantee Human Rights Protection in East Ukraine Conflict Zone

    TEHRAN (FNA)- Ukraine refused to guarantee protection of human rights and fundamental freedoms in the zone of military operations in the East. …read more Source: Fars News...

    One Ukrainian serviceman killed in fresh fighting in east: Kiev military
    May21

    One Ukrainian serviceman killed in fresh fighting in east: Kiev military

    One Ukrainian serviceman has been killed and eight have been wounded in fresh separatist attacks in eastern Ukraine in violation of a cease-fire, Ukrainian military spokesman Oleksander Motuzyanyk said …read more Source: The Daily...

    Ukraine parliament scraps 5 military agreements with Russia
    May21

    Ukraine parliament scraps 5 military agreements with Russia

    The Ukrainian parliament terminates five military cooperation agreements with Russia. …read more Source:...

    Putin Says Ukraine’s Statement on Default Unprofessional
    May21

    Putin Says Ukraine’s Statement on Default Unprofessional

    TEHRAN (Tasnim) – Ukraine’s statement regarding a possible default is a consequence of Kiev’s low level of professionalism, said Russian President Vladimir Putin, ordering the Finance Ministry to sort out the issue of Ukraine’s debt to Russia. …read more Source: Tasnim News...

    Minister: Ukraine wants roadmap to EU accession at Riga summit
    May21

    Minister: Ukraine wants roadmap to EU accession at Riga summit

    Ukraine’s foreign minister said his country wants assurances at a summit with the European Union this week that it is a suitable candidate for EU membership and its citizens will gain visa-free travel to the bloc next year.Officials from the EU and its member states meet six of the bloc’s eastern neighbours, including Ukraine, in the...

    Merkel – can’t imagine Russia back in G8 until common values met
    May21

    Merkel – can’t imagine Russia back in G8 until common values met

    German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Thursday that there would not be any Group of 8 meetings with Russia as long as it fails to comply with basic common values of democracy and states based on rules of law.”The developments in Ukraine are the reason that we will meet in Elmau as Group of 7 and not a Group of 8,” she said in a...

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