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    Brexit, Russia loom over ‘minefield’ EU summit
    Dec15

    Brexit, Russia loom over ‘minefield’ EU summit

    BRUSSELS: European Union leaders grappled with Russia and Brexit at a “minefield” summit in Brussels on Thursday at the end of one of the most turbulent years in the bloc’s history. The 28 leaders are dealing with the migration crisis, sanctions against Moscow over the wars in Ukraine and Syria, and a troublesome pact with Kiev...

    EU-Armenia talks: Big ambitions, good progresses bring sides closer to successful conclusion
    Dec15

    EU-Armenia talks: Big ambitions, good progresses bring sides closer to successful conclusion

    On 14 December, the European Friends of Armenia organised a briefing to assess the current state of the play in the EU-Armenia framework agreement negotiations, one year into the process. Garegin Melkonyan, First Deputy Minister at the Ministry of Economic Development and Investments of the Republic of Armenia, Dirk Schuebel, (EEAS) and Petros...

    Suspected Russian mercenary leader attended Kremlin reception
    Dec15

    Suspected Russian mercenary leader attended Kremlin reception

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – A man identified as a Russian mercenary leader in Ukraine and Syria by an authoritative website attended a Kremlin reception earlier this month, Vladimir Putin’s spokesman said on Thursday, raising questions about the man’s links to the authorities. …read more Source:...

    EU summit: Theresa May ‘welcomes’ Brexit talks by 27 other leaders
    Dec15

    EU summit: Theresa May ‘welcomes’ Brexit talks by 27 other leaders

    Britain will not be present at evening talks, with Syria and Ukraine on main summit agenda …read more Source: The Irish...

    Suspected Russian mercenary leader attended Kremlin reception
    Dec15

    Suspected Russian mercenary leader attended Kremlin reception

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – A man identified as a Russian mercenary leader in Ukraine and Syria by an authoritative website attended a Kremlin reception earlier this month, Vladimir Putin’s spokesman said on Thursday, raising questions about the man’s links to the authorities. …read more Source: Libya...

    What did Donald Trump know about Vladimir Putin’s attempt to hack the election — and when did he know it?
    Dec15

    What did Donald Trump know about Vladimir Putin’s attempt to hack the election — and when did he know it?

    (Credit: Getty/Gary Gershoff/Peter Muhly/Salon) One of the most memorable moments of the 2016 presidential campaign was the GOP debate in which the man who would later become our president-elect felt the need to reassure the American people about the size of his penis: This really happened. pic.twitter.com/i4041GT50Y #GOPDebate — Greg Bluestein...

    European Parliament Vote Brings Georgia, Ukraine Closer To Visa-Free EU Travel
    Dec15

    European Parliament Vote Brings Georgia, Ukraine Closer To Visa-Free EU Travel

    A December 15 vote in the European Parliament has brought the goal of visa-free travel to EU Schengen Zone countries one big step closer to reality for citizens of Ukraine and Georgia. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    [Ticker] Dutch PM: Failure of Ukraine treaty would be ‘gift’ to Putin
    Dec15

    [Ticker] Dutch PM: Failure of Ukraine treaty would be ‘gift’ to Putin

    Dutch PM Mark Rutte warned that scrapping the Ukraine-EU association agreement would be the “biggest present that we can offer to [Russian president] Vladimir Putin”. He said “we are not in a position now to bear big gifts for Putin, on the contrary, we [EU] must keep our unity”. Following a referendum, the Netherlands...

    EU pushes for Dutch deal on Ukraine to fend off Russia
    Dec15

    EU pushes for Dutch deal on Ukraine to fend off Russia

    European Union leaders expressed confidence on Thursday that they would clinch an agreement that addresses Dutch concerns over a deal establishing closer ties with Ukraine, mindful that any failure to do so would hand a victory to Russia. …read more Source: Channel...

    Abe, Putin start hot spring summit, seeking progress on Japan-Russia islands row
    Dec15

    Abe, Putin start hot spring summit, seeking progress on Japan-Russia islands row

    NAGATO: Japan and Russia will likely revive security talks and keep discussing a territorial row that has kept them from signing a peace treaty formally ending World War Two, Russia’s foreign minister said on Thursday, as the countries’ leaders met. Japanese Prime Minister Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and Russian President...