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    Opportunity for civil society leaders from Eastern Neighbourhood – apply now
    Sep06

    Opportunity for civil society leaders from Eastern Neighbourhood – apply now

    Young civil society leaders from the six Eastern Neighbourhood countries (Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, Republic of Moldova and Ukraine) are invited to apply for the Eastern Partnership Civil Society fellowship programme and increase their leadership capacity. Supported by Eastern Partnership Civil … …read more Source:...

    Gas Attack
    Sep06

    Gas Attack

    The Russia/Iran/DPRK sanctions bill, passed overwhelmingly by Congress this past July and sent to the White House for President Trump’s grudging approval, represents a significant escalation in Ukraine-related sanctions on Russia. Provisions in the legislation raise the possibility of U.S. sanctions being imposed on companies that partner...

    The Brexit ‘divorce bill’ is nothing of the sort
    Sep06

    The Brexit ‘divorce bill’ is nothing of the sort

    Now that Polly Toynbee is weighing in with wails about the size of the Brexit bill, we know two things about the process. It’s a good thing to do and it’ll be remarkably good value. Every political compass does require its butt end after all. However, one thing everyone must understand is that we’re not being asked to pay a...

    Fuming Kenyatta hits out at judiciary over poll cancellation
    Sep03

    Fuming Kenyatta hits out at judiciary over poll cancellation

    Supporters of Kenya’s opposition celebrate in a Nairobi slum over the Supreme Court’s decision to annul the result of the August presidential election © AFP / YASUYOSHI CHIBANairobi, Kenya, Sep 2 – Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta on Saturday lashed out at the judiciary for overturning his re-election, and refused opposition demands to...

    Poroshenko: Ukraine To Impose New Border-Crossing Rules For ‘Risky’ Countries
    Sep03

    Poroshenko: Ukraine To Impose New Border-Crossing Rules For ‘Risky’ Countries

    Ukraine says it will introduce new border-crossing rules from next year, affecting citizens of “countries that pose risks for Ukraine.” …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Russian Diplomats Vacate Three Properties on US Orders
    Sep03

    Russian Diplomats Vacate Three Properties on US Orders

    SAN FRANCISCO—Russian diplomats worked to vacate three properties in the United States on Saturday including the six-story consulate in San Francisco, complying with a U.S. order issued in retaliation for Moscow cutting the American diplomatic presence in Russia. Staff at the San Francisco consulate were seen moving equipment, furniture and small...

    Poroshenko: Ukraine To Impose New Border-Crossing Rules For ‘Risky’ Countries
    Sep03

    Poroshenko: Ukraine To Impose New Border-Crossing Rules For ‘Risky’ Countries

    Ukraine says it will introduce new border-crossing rules from next year, affecting citizens of “countries that pose risks for Ukraine.” …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Ukraine Expects First Batch of US Anthracite Coal by Mid-September
    Sep03

    Ukraine Expects First Batch of US Anthracite Coal by Mid-September

    KIEV (Sputnik) – The Ukrainian embassy in the United States announced the first coal shipment under the agreement between US Xcoal Energy & Resources and Ukrainian Centrenergo on August 21. Chaly explained that the Ukrainian side initially hoped to get 85,000 tonnes of US coal in the first shipment, but the senders managed to find only a...

    ‘We cannot afford to freeze the Crimean conflict,’ says Crimean Tatar leader
    Sep03

    ‘We cannot afford to freeze the Crimean conflict,’ says Crimean Tatar leader

    In a DW interview, Crimean Tatar council chair Refat Chubarov criticizes German FDP party head Christian Lindner, whose proposal for addressing the Crimea conflict, he says, could spell disaster for Chubarov’s people. …read more Source: Deutsche...

    As Hurricane Harvey Winds Down, Texas Members of Congress Tour European Castle
    Sep03

    As Hurricane Harvey Winds Down, Texas Members of Congress Tour European Castle

    As the Texas coast looks toward recovery amid the death and destruction wrought by Hurricane Harvey, several lawmakers from the state were at a popular tourist spot in the Czech Republic this weekend. Rep. John Carter, R-Texas, a senior Appropriations Committee member, was spotted taking a tour of Prague Castle on Saturday. Carter was seen...