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    Putin jokes that Russian borders ‘don’t end’
    Nov24

    Putin jokes that Russian borders ‘don’t end’

    MOSCOW: President Vladimir Putin on Thursday joked with a schoolboy that Russia’s borders “don’t end anywhere”. Putin was speaking at a televised awards ceremony held by the Russian Geographical Society. On stage Putin questioned Miroslav Oskirko, a nine-year-old prodigy who said he knew the borders of every country in the...

    Ukraine citizens to get visa-free travel to EU
    Nov24

    Ukraine citizens to get visa-free travel to EU

    The EU announces that Ukrainians will be granted visa-free travel through most member countries. …read more Source:...

    Russia says to attend Ukraine talks if Paris, Berlin think it’s useful
    Nov24

    Russia says to attend Ukraine talks if Paris, Berlin think it’s useful

    MOSCOW – Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said on Thursday he was willing to attend four-way talks on the conflict in eastern Ukraine if mediators Germany and France believe the meeting can be useful. On Wednesday, German Foreign Minister… …read more Source:...

    1 big difference between French primary candidates: Russia
    Nov24

    1 big difference between French primary candidates: Russia

    Francois Fillon, who polls suggest is the front-runner, wants to end sanctions against Russia over its actions in Ukraine, work alongside Russia against the Islamic State group, and insists “Russia poses no threat to the West.” If Fillon wins the nomination, that would put him in a powerful position heading into the April-May election...

    Ukraine leader confident of Trump support (AFP)
    Nov24

    Ukraine leader confident of Trump support (AFP)

    Brussels (AFP) – Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko insisted Thursday he was confident of US support, saying President-elect Donald Trump had raised the issue of Russian “aggression” with him in a phone call. …read more Source: The West...

    Ukraine leader urges EU to uphold Russia sanctions
    Nov24

    Ukraine leader urges EU to uphold Russia sanctions

    Ukraine’s president has urged the EU to stay the course on sanctions for Russia until the Minsk agreement is implemented. A summit involving Petro Poroshenko and EU leaders focused on reforms and visa liberalization. …read more Source: Deutsche...

    Estonia counts on NATO, but worries about Donald Trump
    Nov24

    Estonia counts on NATO, but worries about Donald Trump

    Airiin, get your gun THE morning after celebrating her husband’s birthday earlier this month, Barbel Salumae rose at 6am, donned fatigues, and made for a compound outside Tallinn to practice her marksmanship. “I tell my children it’s my hobby,” says Ms Salumae, a member of Estonia’s volunteer Kaitseliit, or Defence League (EDL)....

    Ukraine leader urges EU to uphold Russia sanctions
    Nov24

    Ukraine leader urges EU to uphold Russia sanctions

    Ukraine’s president has urged the EU to stay the course on sanctions for Russia until the Minsk agreement is implemented. A summit involving Petro Poroshenko and EU leaders focused on reforms and visa liberalization. …read more Source:...

    No EU visa waiver for Ukraine this year
    Nov24

    No EU visa waiver for Ukraine this year

    Ukrainian people are unlikely to get an EU visa-waiver by Christmas, but there is still hope for Georgia, diplomats say. …read more Source:...

    Humanitarian aid approved for Ukraine, Haiti
    Nov24

    Humanitarian aid approved for Ukraine, Haiti

    The government has responded to calls for humanitarian aid for Ukraine and Haiti by approving EUR 40,000, and EUR 50,000, respectively, to be provided through the agencies meeting the humanitarian needs in the two countries. …read more Source:...