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    German, French foreign minister to head to Ukraine next week
    Sep07

    German, French foreign minister to head to Ukraine next week

    German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier on Wednesday said he would travel to Ukraine with his French counterpart next week to discuss if, and when, broader Normandy format talks that also include Russia could be scheduled. …read more Source: Channel...

    Drama on Jewish bus in Uman
    Sep07

    Drama on Jewish bus in Uman

    A tour bus in Uman, Ukraine was taken hostage by criminals who demanded money from the organizers of the trip. …read more Source: Arutz...

    Lavrov, Kerry to Hold Syria Talks September 8-9
    Sep07

    Lavrov, Kerry to Hold Syria Talks September 8-9

    Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov and his US counterpart John Kerry will meet on September 8-9 in Geneva to try to hammer out a deal on cooperation in Syria, Moscow said Wednesday. The two top diplomats agreed to a “personal meeting” after “working on the remaining details for an agreement” on fighting ‘jihadists’ and pushing forward...

    German, French foreign minister to head to Ukraine next week
    Sep07

    German, French foreign minister to head to Ukraine next week

    BERLIN (Reuters) – German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier on Wednesday said he would travel to Ukraine with his French counterpart next week to discuss if, and when, broader Normandy format talks that also include Russia could be scheduled. …read more Source: The...

    Makei, Sajdik discuss implementation of Minsk agreements
    Sep07

    Makei, Sajdik discuss implementation of Minsk agreements

    During the meeting Vladimir Makei and Martin Sajdik discussed matters concerning the resolution of the situation in Ukraine’s east and progress in implementing the Minsk agreements. Vladimir Makei mentioned the importance of the work that the trilateral contact group and its subgroups do. …read more Source:...

    Russia, Ukraine to discuss in Minsk restoration of power lines in conflict zone
    Sep07

    Russia, Ukraine to discuss in Minsk restoration of power lines in conflict zone

    Representatives of Russia and Ukraine have agreed to arrange a meeting of top officials of the energy ministries in Minsk on 21 September when the trilateral contact group on Ukraine is supposed to resume talks. Matters concerning the restoration of power lines in the Ukrainian conflict zone will be discussed. …read more Source:...

    Ukrainian government needs a nudge in tackling Crimean crisis  – The Baltic Times
    Sep07

    Ukrainian government needs a nudge in tackling Crimean crisis – The Baltic Times

    Ukraine’s future is largely dependent on the resolution of Crimean crisis. If our country starts the legal de-occupation of the peninsula,…… …read more Source: The Baltic...

    Russia Frees Crimean Dissident Umerov From Psychiatric Clinic
    Sep07

    Russia Frees Crimean Dissident Umerov From Psychiatric Clinic

    Russian authorities freed a prominent Crimean dissident from a psychiatric clinic on Wednesday after he was held there for almost a month and subjected to enforced examinations, his lawyer and a colleague said; but he still faces a possible jail sentence. Ilmi Umerov, deputy head of the Crimean Tatars’ semi-official Mejlis legislature,...

    US warns Russia against interfering with Western politics
    Sep07

    US warns Russia against interfering with Western politics

    US Defence Secretary Ash Carter on Wednesday warned Russia against interfering with Western “democratic processes” and accused Moscow of aggressive behaviour aimed at eroding the international order. He did not elaborate on what Russia might be attempting to do or whether he was referring to hacking attacks on Democratic Party organisations in...

    Ukraine Fears Conflict With Russia As European Unity Weakens
    Sep07

    Ukraine Fears Conflict With Russia As European Unity Weakens

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko raised fears in a speech in Kiev on Tuesday that Russia could invade Ukraine and Europe may do little to help. While addressing parliament, Poroshenko claimed a Russian invasion could not be ruled out and that the EU may be too divided to oppose further Russian aggression. Some experts, however, believe...