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    Russia’s FSB Detains Six Crimean Tatars Accused Of Being Hizb ut-Tahrir Members
    Oct11

    Russia’s FSB Detains Six Crimean Tatars Accused Of Being Hizb ut-Tahrir Members

    Activists in Russian-controlled Crimea say six Crimean Tatars have been detained on suspicion of extremism in what the activists and the Ukrainian government say is part of a discriminatory campaign targeting members of the Muslim group. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Russia’s FSB Detains Six Crimean Tatars Accused Of Being Hizb ut-Tahrir Members
    Oct11

    Russia’s FSB Detains Six Crimean Tatars Accused Of Being Hizb ut-Tahrir Members

    Activists in Russian-controlled Crimea say six Crimean Tatars have been detained on suspicion of extremism in what the activists and the Ukrainian government say is part of a discriminatory campaign targeting members of the Muslim group. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Government’s new defence initiative shifts gaze eastwards
    Oct11

    Government’s new defence initiative shifts gaze eastwards

    The government has unveiled plans for a new defence policy initiative expected to be presented in full next week, in which Russia appears to be a major factor in determining future defence strategy. The defence minister, Claus Hjort Frederiksen, wants to install missile systems on Danish warships to protect Danish airspace against hostile...

    President’s comments over Russia sanctions draw sharp response
    Oct11

    President’s comments over Russia sanctions draw sharp response

    Czech Prime Minister Bohuslav Sobotka and other members of the government as well as the opposition have condemned Czech President Miloš Zeman’s rejection of EU sanctions against Russia. The head of state told the Council of Europe on Tuesday that, in his view, sanctions were not working and called Russia’s annexation of Crimea...

    In the League of Nations of UEFA, the Armenian team will play in the  fourth division
    Oct11

    In the League of Nations of UEFA, the Armenian team will play in the  fourth division

    ArmInfo. Following the qualifying matches of the group stage of the World Cup in 2018 in the European zone, in the League of Nations of UEFA the Armenian team will play in the fourth division D together with the teams taking places from 40th to 50th. These are Azerbaijan, Macedonia, Georgia, Belarus, the Faroe Islands, Latvia, Luxembourg,...

    Paper: Ukrainians ask about Estonia’s experiences with Bronze Soldier
    Oct11

    Paper: Ukrainians ask about Estonia’s experiences with Bronze Soldier

    Andriy Sadovyi, mayor of the Ukrainian city of Lviv, has sought information from Estonian Ambassador to Ukraine Gert Antsu regarding Estonia’s experiences with handling Soviet monuments. …read more Source:...

    Polish Senate Speaker heads to Kyiv for talks
    Oct11

    Polish Senate Speaker heads to Kyiv for talks

    Polish Senate Speaker Stanisław Karczewski is travelling to Kyiv, where he will meet the Speaker of the Ukrainian parliament, Andriy Parubiy, on Thursday. …read more Source: Polskie...

    Hungary pledges to raise language argument with Ukraine to EU level
    Oct11

    Hungary pledges to raise language argument with Ukraine to EU level

    Hungary has pledged to oppose in the European Union about a law passed in Ukraine that sets forth curbing the use of ethnic minority languages as the teaching language in schools in Ukraine. The Transcarpathia region in south-western Ukraine is home to around 150,000 ethnic Hungarians. …read more Source: Baltic News...

    Despite sanctions, Russian organisations acquire Microsoft software
    Oct11

    Despite sanctions, Russian organisations acquire Microsoft software

    [MOSCOW] Software produced by Microsoft Corp has been acquired by state organisations and firms in Russia and Crimea despite sanctions barring US-based companies from doing business with them, official documents show. …read more Source: The Business...

    Brussels opponents of Nord Stream 2, why do we hear so little about Ukraine?
    Oct11

    Brussels opponents of Nord Stream 2, why do we hear so little about Ukraine?

    One reason why Nord Stream 2 is opposed in EU circles is because it undermines the position of Ukraine as gas transit country. The problem is that Ukraine’s gas sector is notoriously corrupt – and recent news indicates the government is making no progress at all on “reform”. Meanwhile, the European Commission’s attempt to get a...