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    Ukraine moves to blacklist Le Pen over Crimea comments
    Jan04

    Ukraine moves to blacklist Le Pen over Crimea comments

    Ukraine indicated Wednesday it would bar French presidential candidate Marine Le Pen from entering the country after comments she made that appeared to legitimize Russia’s annexation of Crimea in 2014 …read more Source: The Daily...

    OSCE says displeased with ‘status quo’ in Ukraine conflict (AFP)
    Jan04

    OSCE says displeased with ‘status quo’ in Ukraine conflict (AFP)

    Kiev (AFP) – The Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe, which has been monitoring the pro-Russian insurgency in eastern Ukraine, said Wednesday it was displeased with the “status quo” in the 32-month conflict. …read more Source: The West...

    Defusing conflicts, fighting radicalization and violent extremism: Austria’s priorities for 2017 OSCE Chairmanship
    Jan04

    Defusing conflicts, fighting radicalization and violent extremism: Austria’s priorities for 2017 OSCE Chairmanship

    OSCE Chairperson-in-Office, Austria’s Foreign Minister Sebastian Kurz, highlighted three key challenges facing the Organization and its participating States as Austria took over as the 2017 OSCE Chairmanship: deplorable and complex crises and conflicts in the OSCE area, a fundamental lack of mutual trust and confidence, and an alarming...

    Iran Envoy Highlights Trade Opportunities in Ukraine
    Jan04

    Iran Envoy Highlights Trade Opportunities in Ukraine

    TEHRAN (Tasnim) – Iran’s ambassador to Ukraine highlighted the ample opportunities available for Iranian investors in the East European country, particularly in the agriculture sector. …read more Source: Tasnim News...

    Ukraine’s Security Service Calls for Travel Ban on Marine Le Pen
    Jan04

    Ukraine’s Security Service Calls for Travel Ban on Marine Le Pen

    Ukraine’s Security Service (SBU) is calling on the government to blacklist French nationalist leader Marine Le Pen and stop her entering the country after comments she made Tuesday about Russia’s annexation of Crimea. The French presidential candidate and leader of the far-right National Front party angered Kiev by claiming that she...

    Tennis: Raluca Olaru – Olga Savchuk battle into WTA Shenzhen doubles semifinals
    Jan04

    Tennis: Raluca Olaru – Olga Savchuk battle into WTA Shenzhen doubles semifinals

    The pairing of Romanian Raluca Olaru and Ukrainian Olga Savchuk on Wednesday valiantly battled their way into the semifinals of the WTA Shenzhen doubles tournament past China’s Chen Liang/Lu Jing-Jing 2-6, 7-6 (5), 14-12. …read more Source:...

    Dam leaves Crimea population in chronic water shortage
    Jan04

    Dam leaves Crimea population in chronic water shortage

    The North Crimean Canal, once provided 85 percent of Crimea’s drinking and irrigation water. …read more Source: AL...

    2017 – highlights and changes in geopolitics and security
    Jan04

    2017 – highlights and changes in geopolitics and security

    Stable instability is what awaits us in 2017, but there will be a balance of power. This is the forecast Nina Dyulgerova, professor of international relations made at a press conference “2017 – highlights and changes in geopolitics and security”, that took place at the Bulgarian news agency, BTA. “Globally, there is a change and it will be...

    Israeli man arrested in Uman, Ukraine for desecrating cross
    Jan04

    Israeli man arrested in Uman, Ukraine for desecrating cross

    (JTA) — Police in the city of Uman in Ukraine arrested an Israeli man they suspect of defacing a large crucifix as payback for the desecration of a synagogue last month. The suspect, Netanel Shimon, is said to have dismantled on Dec. 31 the Jesus icon from a crucifix that locals in 2013 set up near the bank of a lake where many Jews go to perform...

    OSCE says displeased with ‘status quo’ in Ukraine conflict
    Jan04

    OSCE says displeased with ‘status quo’ in Ukraine conflict

    The Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe, which has been monitoring the pro-Russian insurgency in eastern Ukraine, said Wednesday it was displeased with the “status quo” in the 32-month conflict …read more Source: The Daily...