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    Britain resigns as a world power
    May22

    Britain resigns as a world power

    LONDON On Monday, the Right Honorable David Cameron, prime minister of Great Britain, gave his first major speech after being reelected to his high office — once held by Pitt, Gladstone, Disraeli, Lloyd George, Churchill and Thatcher. Confronting a world of challenges — including Greece’s possible exit from the euro, a massive migration...

    Kiev rips up key deals with Moscow
    May21

    Kiev rips up key deals with Moscow

    KIEV: Kiev lawmakers on Thursday annulled five crucial security agreements with Moscow that allowed Russia to transport troops to a separatist region of Moldova and purchase weapons only produced in Ukraine. The five co-operation agreements scrapped by the Verkhovna Rada, the parliament, include one giving the Russian military transit rights to...

    On Ukraine’s external debt, EU suggests dialog
    May21

    On Ukraine’s external debt, EU suggests dialog

    Ukrainian parliament passed moratorium bill allowing government to cease foreign debt payments. …read more Source: Anadolu...

    Russia’s Lavrov discusses Syria and Yemen with Kerry
    May21

    Russia’s Lavrov discusses Syria and Yemen with Kerry

    Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov discussed the situation in Syria and Yemen as well as Ukraine with U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry on Thursday, the Russian Foreign Ministry said in a statement. …read more Source: The Daily...

    Fighters captured in Ukraine admit to serving in Russia’s army: OSCE
    May21

    Fighters captured in Ukraine admit to serving in Russia’s army: OSCE

    Moscow acknowledges presence of Russian ‘volunteers’ rejecting charges they were there under orders… …read more Source:...

    Soldier dies as fighting erupts in Ukraine’s east
    May21

    Soldier dies as fighting erupts in Ukraine’s east

    Ukraine military and separatists trade accusations of deadly shooting as OSCE warns of “worrisome” spread of violence. …read more Source: AL...

    ex-EU energy chief accuses Russia, using gas as political tool
    May21

    ex-EU energy chief accuses Russia, using gas as political tool

    Former European Commissioner for Energy claims Russia and partners use gas prices as tool against Ukraine …read more Source: World...

    Ukraine reports fresh casualties in east, OSCE sees violence spreading
    May21

    Ukraine reports fresh casualties in east, OSCE sees violence spreading

    One Ukrainian serviceman has been killed and eight wounded in fresh separatist attacks, the military said in Kyiv on May 21, as the OSCE security watchdog warned of a “worrisome” spread of violence in eastern Ukraine …read more Source: Hurriyet Daily...

    Another Russian convoy delivers humanitarian aid to Donetsk, Luhansk
    May21

    Another Russian convoy delivers humanitarian aid to Donetsk, Luhansk

    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. More than 100 trucks brought over 1,000 tons of humanitarian cargo, including foodstuffs and essentials, to Donetsk and Luhansk, the spokesman said, Itar-Tass reported. Russia...

    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

    Ukraine refused to guarantee protection of human rights and fundamental freedoms in the zone of military operations in the East. The Ukrainian parliament has backed a decree allowing the country to rescind its commitments outlined in the Convention for the Protection of Human Rights and Fundamental Freedoms, the International Covenant on Civil...

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