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Section: World Press about Ukraine

    Russia threatens retaliation over latest round of Canadian sanctions
    Dec09

    Russia threatens retaliation over latest round of Canadian sanctions

    Canada has quietly imposed additional sanctions on Russian nationals over the annexation of Crimea and Moscow’s ongoing support for separatists in eastern Ukraine. The new measures, including asset-freezing and a prohibition on business dealings, were passed by the Liberal cabinet on Nov. 28 and released, without much fanfare compared with...

    Abe, Putin to improve Japan-Russia ties but breakthrough on islands unlikely
    Dec09

    Abe, Putin to improve Japan-Russia ties but breakthrough on islands unlikely

    Japan and Russia look set to improve ties and clinch some business deals when their leaders meet next week, but both sides are scaling back expectations of a big breakthrough in a territorial row that has blocked a peace treaty to formally end World War Two., Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, who pledged in September to “resolve the territorial...

    Danish wind energy helping green growth and development in Ethiopia
    Dec09

    Danish wind energy helping green growth and development in Ethiopia

    Danish wind energy competencies will in the future assist sustainable transition in Ethiopia after the two nations signed a new agreement regarding the expansion of wind energy in the east African nation. The Energy, Supply and Climate Ministry will co-operate with the Foreign Ministry and Energinet.dk to contribute to the program ‘Accelerating...

    Good Governance Matters in Kazakhstan
    Dec09

    Good Governance Matters in Kazakhstan

    The Astana Times provides news and information from Kazakhstan and around the world. Good Governance Matters is the strapline of Nazarbayev University’s Graduate School of Public Policy. But what does “good governance” mean for the citizens of Kazakhstan? If Kazakhstan is to join the top 30 developed countries in the world as set out in the...

    December 9 is International Day of Commemoration and Dignity of the Victims of the Crime of Genocide
    Dec09

    December 9 is International Day of Commemoration and Dignity of the Victims of the Crime of Genocide

    December 9 is the International Day of Commemoration and Dignity of the Victims of the Crime of Genocide and of the Prevention of this Crime. In September 2015, the United Nations General Assembly established 9 December as the International Day of Commemoration and Dignity of the Victims of the Crime of Genocide and of the Prevention of this...

    Netherlands threatens to sink EU-Ukraine deal
    Dec09

    Netherlands threatens to sink EU-Ukraine deal

    The Netherlands has threatened to scupper the deal unless it receives legally binding guarantees at a summit of European leaders next week. …read more Source:...

    Georgia and Ukraine hail EU visa-free deal
    Dec09

    Georgia and Ukraine hail EU visa-free deal

    EU negotiators have agreed terms on a deal that could see Georgians enter the EU without a visa still this year and Ukrainians early next year. …read more Source:...

    Airlines Call for Alternative to ‘Useless’ UN Security Database
    Dec09

    Airlines Call for Alternative to ‘Useless’ UN Security Database

    Airlines said on Thursday (08/12) a UN warning mechanism designed to avoid a repeat of the 2014 downing of a Malaysian airliner over Ukraine is “useless” and called for urgent new ways of detecting dangers to aircraft posed by war zones. …read more Source: The Jakarta...

    ForMin Comanescu: Romania firmly supports OSCE assumed role in Ukraine crisis context
    Dec09

    ForMin Comanescu: Romania firmly supports OSCE assumed role in Ukraine crisis context

    Foreign Affairs Minister Lazar Comanescu on Thursday voiced the firm support for the role assumed by the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE) in the context of the crisis in Ukraine and in the efforts for solving the extended conflicts, as well as in combating the transnational threats, the Foreign Affairs Ministry (MAE)...

    Dutch need deal on Ukraine at summit, Rutte threatens
    Dec09

    Dutch need deal on Ukraine at summit, Rutte threatens

    Rutte wants to walk away from an EU leaders meeting in Brussels next week with a “legally binding” declaration to quell grievances against the EU-Ukraine treaty. …read more Source:...