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    Ukraine One Step Closer To EU Visa Liberalization
    Nov17

    Ukraine One Step Closer To EU Visa Liberalization

    EU member states moved a step closer to giving Ukraine visa-free access after ambassadors gave the bloc’s executive authority the green light for new talks on easing the rules. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Legal status should be granted to the Russian Language in former USSR countries: RF MFA
    Nov17

    Legal status should be granted to the Russian Language in former USSR countries: RF MFA

    The issue of granting the Russian Language a status of the second state language should be included in the agenda of Russia’s foreign policy, Eleonora Mitrofanova, Permanent Delegate of the Russian Federation to UNESCO, said. RIA Novosti reported about this. “After a generation we will come to the point, that people (in former USSR...

    Ukrainians to gain visa-free access to EU
    Nov17

    Ukrainians to gain visa-free access to EU

    EU ambassadors on Thursday backed a European Commission proposal that allows visa-free travel for Ukrainian citizens in the EU, and vice-versa, for 90 days in any 180-day period. The decision will not come into force until details are agreed with the European Parliament on which circumstances would allow for the temporary suspension of visa-free...

    EU states conditionally back visa-free travel for Ukraine
    Nov17

    EU states conditionally back visa-free travel for Ukraine

    …read more Source: The Jerusalem...

    Rent-A-Mob: Ukraine’s Paid Protesters
    Nov17

    Rent-A-Mob: Ukraine’s Paid Protesters

    Protests have been taking place calling for the head of the Ukrainian National Bank to resign, but some people taking part were paid to participate. Reporters from RFE/RL’s Ukrainian Service, posing as people interested in earning money by joining the protest, recorded demonstrators saying how much money they were promised. …read more...

    Obama Makes the Case for Democracy, in the Land Where It Was Born
    Nov17

    Obama Makes the Case for Democracy, in the Land Where It Was Born

    In July 2008, Britain was a solid member of the European Union, where refugee and debt crises had yet to materialize. The global financial crisis was raging, but its consequences weren’t fully appreciated. The Arab world wasn’t yet reeling from pro-democracy uprisings, anti-democracy crackdowns, and civil war. Al-Qaeda in Iraq, the...

    Foreign Minister of Armenia had a phone conversation with Foreign Minister of Ukraine
    Nov17

    Foreign Minister of Armenia had a phone conversation with Foreign Minister of Ukraine

    On November 12, Minister of Foreign Affairs of Armenia Edward Nalbandian, had a phone conversation with Pavlo Klimkin, Foreign Minister of Ukraine. In continuation of the telephone conversation between the Heads of the two states, the Foreign Ministers discussed a … …read more Source:...

    EU states conditionally back visa-free travel for Ukraine
    Nov17

    EU states conditionally back visa-free travel for Ukraine

    European Union states agreed Thursday to waive visas for Ukrainians coming to the bloc for short visits, but said implementation could only take place once the bloc beefs up its mechanism to suspend visa-free agreements. …read more Source: The Daily...

    Ukrinform: Baku congress source of vast experience
    Nov17

    Ukrinform: Baku congress source of vast experience

    The 5th News Agencies World Congress held in Baku gives a lot in the professional aspect, it gives vast experience, Oleksandr Kharchenko, director general of the National News Agency of Ukraine (Ukrinform), told Trend on November 17. …read more Source:...

    Russia’s Lavrov, U.S.’s Kerry to discuss Syria, Ukraine in Peru
    Nov17

    Russia’s Lavrov, U.S.’s Kerry to discuss Syria, Ukraine in Peru

    MOSCOW – Russia’s foreign minister Sergei Lavrov would meet his U.S. counterpart John Kerry in Peru this week, foreign ministry spokeswoman Maria Zakharova said at a news briefing on Thursday. They plan to discuss conflicts in Syria and… …read more Source:...