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Section: World Press about Ukraine

    President to world: Crimea situation needs «firm UN reaction»
    Sep22

    President to world: Crimea situation needs «firm UN reaction»

    Latvian President Raimonds Vejonis took center stage at the United Nations Wednesday, delivering a speech to the UN’s most important gathering of the year, the general debate of the 71st session of the General Assembly. …read more Source:...

    Tensions loom in the Balkans over Bosnian Serbs’ referendum
    Sep22

    Tensions loom in the Balkans over Bosnian Serbs’ referendum

    SARAJEVO, Bosnia-Herzegovina (AP) — Bosnia’s Serb mini-state is holding a referendum this weekend that has turned into a proxy political battle between the West and Russia, stoking ethnic tensions and triggering fears of new clashes more than 20 years after the end of the Balkans War. Sunday’s vote asks residents of Republika Srpska...

    Balotelli prop helps send Nice tip of Ligue 1
    Sep22

    Balotelli prop helps send Nice tip of Ligue 1

    Mario Balotelli (L) on Sep 21, 2016 during Allianz Riviera Stadium in Nice. PHOTO: AFP PARIS: Controversial star Mario Balotelli continued his excellent start to life on a French Riviera by assisting glow Nice to a tip of Ligue 1 on Wednesday. The Italy general scored his second prop in as many joining appearances for Nice in a 4-0 thumping of...

    Poroshenko: Russia lies even more than Soviet leaders
    Sep22

    Poroshenko: Russia lies even more than Soviet leaders

    President Petro Poroshenko of Ukraine has directed sharp criticism toward Russian foreign policies in Europe during his September 21 speech at the UN General Assembly. …read more Source: Baltic News...

    The Morning Vertical, September 22, 2016
    Sep22

    The Morning Vertical, September 22, 2016

    Your daily roundup …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Resolution of Karabakh conflict  should remain high on  international agenda, Latvian President says
    Sep22

    Resolution of Karabakh conflict should remain high on international agenda, Latvian President says

    “For Latvia, the stability and security of Europe’s neighbors in the East is a strategic priority and remains high on the political agenda,” said President of Latvia Raimonds Vējonis in his statement to the 71st session of the General Assembly of the United Nations (UN) on Wednesday, September 21 in New York. “Resolution of the protracted...

    Azerbaijan, U.S. consider defense cooperation
    Sep22

    Azerbaijan, U.S. consider defense cooperation

    Azerbaijan`s Foreign Minister Elmar Mammadyarov has met with Michael Carpenter, United States Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Russia, Ukraine and Eurasia on the sidelines of the 71st Session of the UN General Assembly, Azertac reported. …read more Source:...

    US warns ‘at least five’ EU states going soft on Russia
    Sep22

    US warns ‘at least five’ EU states going soft on Russia

    US vice-president Joe Biden has said “at least” five EU states are prepared to relax sanctions on Russia, while warning Ukraine to accelerate reforms. …read more Source:...

    Azerbaijan, U.S. discuss defense cooperation
    Sep22

    Azerbaijan, U.S. discuss defense cooperation

    Azerbaijan`s Foreign Minister Elmar Mammadyarov has met with Michael Carpenter, United States Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Russia, Ukraine and Eurasia on the sidelines of the 71st Session of the UN General Assembly. …read more Source:...

    Joe Biden: Ukraine must reform or EU may lift Russia sanctions
    Sep22

    Joe Biden: Ukraine must reform or EU may lift Russia sanctions

    Ukraine must make progress on promised economic and political reforms or the EU could backtrack on sanctions it imposed on Russia after the annexation of Ukraine’s Crimea peninsula in 2014, U.S. Vice President Joe Biden warned on Wednesday, Reuters reported. “We know that if they give an excuse to the EU, there are at least five countries...