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    UN votes on Jerusalem after Trump warns ‘we’re watching’
    Dec21

    UN votes on Jerusalem after Trump warns ‘we’re watching’

    US President Donald Trump flanked by Secretary of State Rex Tillerson during a cabinet meeting/AFPUNITED NATIONS, United States, Dec 21 – UN member-states will vote on Thursday on a motion rejecting US recognition of Jerusalem as Israel’s capital, under strong pressure from President Donald Trump who has threatened to cut funding to...

    eNCA | Russia’s plan to counter possible new sanctions
    Dec21

    eNCA | Russia’s plan to counter possible new sanctions

    US and EU sanctions imposed over Russia’s 2014 annexation of Ukraine’s Crimea and its support for pro-Russian separatists in eastern Ukraine, remain in place. …read more Source:...

    eNCA | Russia’s plan to counter possible new sanctions
    Dec21

    eNCA | Russia’s plan to counter possible new sanctions

    US and EU sanctions imposed over Russia’s 2014 annexation of Ukraine’s Crimea and its support for pro-Russian separatists in eastern Ukraine, remain in place. …read more Source:...

    Johnson to make first visit to Russia by UK minister in five years
    Dec21

    Johnson to make first visit to Russia by UK minister in five years

    British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson heads to Moscow this week on the first official visit by a minister from London in five years. Johnson will hold talks on Friday with his Russian counterpart Sergei Lavrov, the Russian foreign ministry said, eight months after a previous visit was cancelled over Moscow’s support for the Syrian regime...

    Saakashvili Calls on Poroshenko to Voluntarily Resign
    Dec20

    Saakashvili Calls on Poroshenko to Voluntarily Resign

    The politician added that in case of voluntary resignation Poroshenko could “count on mitigating punishment and pardon.” Saakashvili also accused the Ukrainian president’s administration of carrying out a provocation near Kiev’s October Palace. “Admit it to yourself and to the people – you and your colleagues cannot and do not want to...

    Fighting in eastern Ukraine worst since February: OSCE

    In February, a surge of violence around the government-held industrial town of Avdiivka cut off power and water to thousands of civilians on the front line. …read more Source: Eyewitness...

    Less and Less Meaningful:  Anti-Russia Sanctions ‘Aren’t Important’ – Professor
    Dec17

    Less and Less Meaningful: Anti-Russia Sanctions ‘Aren’t Important’ – Professor

    On Thursday, EU leaders agreed to prolong their anti-Russia sanctions another six months, until July of 2018. The sanctions otherwise would have expired on January 31, 2018. The EU has imposed sanctions against Russia in response to Crimea’s reunification with Russia, as well as the ongoing conflict in Eastern Ukraine. “Inherited policies...

    Less and Less Meaningful:  Anti-Russia Sanctions ‘Aren’t Important’ – Professor
    Dec17

    Less and Less Meaningful: Anti-Russia Sanctions ‘Aren’t Important’ – Professor

    On Thursday, EU leaders agreed to prolong their anti-Russia sanctions another six months, until July of 2018. The sanctions otherwise would have expired on January 31, 2018. The EU has imposed sanctions against Russia in response to Crimea’s reunification with Russia, as well as the ongoing conflict in Eastern Ukraine. “Inherited policies...

    New Austrian Government Rules Out EU Referendum
    Dec17

    New Austrian Government Rules Out EU Referendum

    Future Austrian Chancellor Sebastian Kurz (L) of the conservative People’s Party (OeVP) and incoming vice-chancellor Heinz-Christian Strache of the far-right Freedom Party (FPOe) give a joint press conference to unveil their joint programme on December 16, 2017 in Vienna, Austria. PHOTO: ALEX HALADA / AFP Austria’s new coalition...

    EU leaders formally approve second Brexit phase
    Dec15

    EU leaders formally approve second Brexit phase

    The European Union (EU) has given the formal green light for a second phase of negotiations on Britain’s departure from the bloc. The talks will now focus on a transition period and the future trading relationship between the two sides.  EU leaders meeting in Brussels said on Friday that the way was clear for the opening of the second...

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