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Section: World Press about Ukraine

    Historic trade agreement signed by Canada and Ukraine
    Jul15

    Historic trade agreement signed by Canada and Ukraine

    KYIV – On July 11, Canada’s Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, Ukraine’s President Petro Poroshenko and Prime Minister Volodymyr Groysman witnessed the signing of the milestone Canada-Ukraine Free Trade Agreement (CUFTA). Canada’s International Trade Minister Chrystia Freeland and Ukraine’s First Vice Prime Minister and...

    Kerry’s unwelcome message in Ukraine
    Jul15

    Kerry’s unwelcome message in Ukraine

    “Quietly but summarily, the administration of President Obama has informed Kyiv that it wants to see elections in Donbas before Obama leaves office.” – James Sherr of Chatham House, an independent policy institute based in London. U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry and Assistant Secretary Victoria Nuland held talks with President Petro Poroshenko...

    U.S., Ukraine diverge  on Minsk ‘agreement’
    Jul15

    U.S., Ukraine diverge on Minsk ‘agreement’

    U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry’s public message in Kyiv on July 7 (see accompanying article) reaffirms, broadly, the talking points that Assistant Secretary Victoria Nuland had been delivering in Kyiv since May 2015 (see Eurasia Daily Monitor, May 26). It was at that point that Mr. Kerry and Ms. Nuland initiated non-transparent...

    NATO ever more relevant
    Jul15

    NATO ever more relevant

    With the European Union now in flux, its attention to Ukraine waning and some members anxious to remove sanctions against Russia, and with the outgoing Obama administration apparently itching to implement the Minsk agreements no matter the cost to Ukraine, including elections in the Donbas (see analyses on pages 2 and 3), it came as […]...

    France Is at War, Officials Say After Terrorist Attack in Nice Kills at Least 84
    Jul15

    France Is at War, Officials Say After Terrorist Attack in Nice Kills at Least 84

    KYIV, Ukraine—At 3:45 a.m. Friday, just hours after a man drove a large truck through a crowd in the French seaside town of Nice, killing at least 84, French President François Hollande made a televised address to the nation. He began by making it clear the attack was an act of Islamist terrorism. “All of France is under threat from Islamist...

    Nice attack victims: American, German, Swiss and Ukrainian tourists among those killed by driver
    Jul15

    Nice attack victims: American, German, Swiss and Ukrainian tourists among those killed by driver

    Sean Copeland, 51, and his son Brodie, 11, of Lakeway, Texas, were on a European summer vacation when they were killed by the driver …read more Source: Vancouver...

    U.S., Russia reactivate bilateral negotiations on Ukraine
    Jul15

    U.S., Russia reactivate bilateral negotiations on Ukraine

    U.S. Assistant Secretary of State Victoria Nuland completed another round of shuttle diplomacy in Kyiv and Moscow (June 22-24), following up on her visits to the two capitals in April and May, on direct instructions from the White House. This effort will undoubtedly continue after the time out necessitated by the North Atlantic Treaty...

    U.S. announces nearly $23 million  in additional humanitarian assistance
    Jul15

    U.S. announces nearly $23 million in additional humanitarian assistance

    The fact sheet below was provided by the U.S. Department of State. Today [July 7], Secretary of State John Kerry announced in Kyiv that the United States is providing nearly $23 million in additional U.S. humanitarian assistance to help thousands of vulnerable people affected by the ongoing conflict in eastern Ukraine. This announcement brings...

    Anti-Ukrainian sentiments swell in Poland
    Jul15

    Anti-Ukrainian sentiments swell in Poland

    KYIV – After attending the NATO summit on July 8, Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko took an unprecedented step towards Ukrainian-Polish reconciliation by visiting the Volyn Massacre Victims Memorial in Warsaw. He placed a wreath, lit a candle and knelt on his right knee before its main column. Mr. Poroshenko’s gesture – the first...

    ASEM summit overshadowed by Nice, Brexit, South China Sea row
    Jul15

    ASEM summit overshadowed by Nice, Brexit, South China Sea row

    The Asia-Europe Meeting has started in Mongolia amidst a terror attack in France, Brexit concerns and South China Sea tensions. German Chancellor Merkel also met with Russia’s Medvedev to discuss the Ukraine crisis. …read more Source:...