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    EU to extend economic sanctions on Russia after leaders meet on December 15
    Dec09

    EU to extend economic sanctions on Russia after leaders meet on December 15

    BRUSSELS (Reuters) – The European Union will extend by six months its main economic sanctions on Russia over the conflict in Ukraine after the bloc’s leaders meet in Brussels on Dec. 15, diplomatic sources and officials said on Friday. …read more Source:...

    Putin’s breakout year
    Dec09

    Putin’s breakout year

    This year marked the 25th anniversary of the collapse of the Soviet Union. The celebrations were expected to cover well-trodden territory: The triumph of democracy over communism; the emergence of Europe as a single market with open borders; and Russia’s loss of great power status. Yet, none of the above narratives came true; instead, 2016...

    EU to extend economic sanctions on Russia after leaders meet on December 15
    Dec09

    EU to extend economic sanctions on Russia after leaders meet on December 15

    BRUSSELS (Reuters) – The European Union will extend by six months its main economic sanctions on Russia over the conflict in Ukraine after the bloc’s leaders meet in Brussels on Dec. 15, diplomatic sources and officials said on Friday. The post EU to extend economic sanctions on Russia after leaders meet on December 15 appeared first on...

    Union of Informed Citizens: Incomparability between Karabakh and Crimea
    Dec09

    Union of Informed Citizens: Incomparability between Karabakh and Crimea

    An independence referendum was held in Nagorno-Karabakh on December 10 1991. Crimea held a referendum on independence on March 16, 2014. If the Armenians living in Nagorno Karabakh made use of the so-called remedial right to secession, Crimea was simply annexed by another country [Russia]. In its new video, the Union of Informed Citizens NGO...

    Baltic PMs call for continued sanctions against Russia
    Dec09

    Baltic PMs call for continued sanctions against Russia

    The European Union’s sanctions against Russia must remain in place until the Minsk agreements on Eastern Ukraine are implemented, the three Baltic prime ministers said on Riga on Friday. …read more Source: The Baltic...

    The Russian Reset That Never Was
    Dec09

    The Russian Reset That Never Was

    How palace intrigues in the Kremlin, the death of Qaddafi, and war in Ukraine ushered in a new era of mistrust between Russia and the United States under Obama. …read more Source: Foreign...

    Gaz-System and Ukrtransgaz sign gas link deal
    Dec09

    Gaz-System and Ukrtransgaz sign gas link deal

    Poland’s Gaz-System has signed an agreement with Ukraine’s Ukrtransgas to build a gas link which will increase export capacity to Ukraine to 5 billion cubic meters by 2020, from the current 1.5 billion cubic meters. The link wI’ll connect the Hermanowice gas node on the Polish side and Bilche Volytsia on the Ukrainian side. “The...

    Over 170k Ukrainians pay ZUS premiums
    Dec09

    Over 170k Ukrainians pay ZUS premiums

    The number of Ukrainian nationals who pay Polish social security (ZUS) premiums has risen by 70 percent in the last year and reached 172,000. Ukrainians account for 70 percent of foreigners who pay the premiums. Overall, 1 percent of social security premiums in Poland come from foreigners. By the end of August this year, 938,000… This content is...

    SitRep: U.S. Officials Eying New Russian Capabilities in Syria, Ukraine; China Pushes Back Against Trump
    Dec09

    SitRep: U.S. Officials Eying New Russian Capabilities in Syria, Ukraine; China Pushes Back Against Trump

    The Coming Iran War Debate; North Korean Missiles; Estonia Sees Hope for U.S. Relationship; And Lots More …read more Source: Foreign...

    Putin summit to focus on peace treaty talks, Abe tells Poroshenko
    Dec09

    Putin summit to focus on peace treaty talks, Abe tells Poroshenko

    …read more Source: Kyodo News