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    Germany’s Steinmeier favors gradual phasing-out of Russia sanctions
    Jun19

    Germany’s Steinmeier favors gradual phasing-out of Russia sanctions

    BERLIN (Reuters) – The European Union should gradually phase out sanctions imposed against Russia over the Ukraine crisis if there is substantial progress in the peace process, German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier was quoted on Sunday as saying. …read more Source:...

    Lewandowski hoping to finally find the net against Ukraine
    Jun19

    Lewandowski hoping to finally find the net against Ukraine

    Robert Lewandowski is in some impressive company at the European Championship, for all the wrong reasons. … Click to Continue » …read more Source: Miami...

    Germany’s Steinmeier favors gradual phasing-out of Russia sanctions
    Jun19

    Germany’s Steinmeier favors gradual phasing-out of Russia sanctions

    The European Union should gradually phase out sanctions imposed against Russia over the Ukraine crisis if there is substantial progress in the peace process, German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier was quoted Sunday as saying …read more Source: The Daily...

    Canada not so eager to follow NATO’s lead into Eastern Europe
    Jun19

    Canada not so eager to follow NATO’s lead into Eastern Europe

    NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg speaks during a press confenrence following a meeting of NATO defence ministers with their Ukrainian counterpart at the NATO headquarters in Brussels on June 15, 2016.Stoltenberg demanded that Russia withdraw its forces and military hardware from Ukraine, and halt its support for pro-Moscow separatists...

    Japan, Russia to resume talks on disputed isles off Hokkaido next week
    Jun19

    Japan, Russia to resume talks on disputed isles off Hokkaido next week

    TOKYO: Tokyo and the Kremlin will on Wednesday resume negotiations on the decades-old territorial row over Russian-held islands off Hokkaido, Foreign Minister Fumio Kishida has announced. Chikahito Harada, Japan’s special representative for Japan-Russia relations, and his counterpart, Deputy Foreign Minister Igor Morgulov, will meet in...

    Germany’s Foreign Minister Accuses NATO Of ‘Warmongering’
    Jun19

    Germany’s Foreign Minister Accuses NATO Of ‘Warmongering’

    German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier has criticized NATO military exercises in Eastern Europe as “warmongering.” …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Say hello to Chieftain Árpád
    Jun19

    Say hello to Chieftain Árpád

    I first went to Vereckei-hágó in Transcarpathia, Ukraine, by means of independent travel, 10 years ago. To have gone there before would have been more difficult, due to visa requirements and very limited on-site information, at least in English. My inspiration came after hearing much about Vereckei-hágó’s historical significance from...

    Ukraine dispute absent from Orthodox synod agenda
    Jun19

    Ukraine dispute absent from Orthodox synod agenda

    Before the bloody conflict between Ukraine and Russia erupted in early 2014, costing thousands of lives and uprooting more than a million citizens, most Ukrainians didn’t pay much attention to internal church disputes about which bishop was loyal to which patriarch. …read more Source: Pittsburgh...

    EU Releases Details on Extended Sanctions Against Russia
    Jun19

    EU Releases Details on Extended Sanctions Against Russia

    The European Union on Saturday published details of its decision extending sanctions against Russia for its 2014 takeover of Ukraine’s Crimean Peninsula, saying it continues to oppose the “illegal ann …read more Source: Big News...

    EU Releases Details on Extended Sanctions Against Russia

    The European Union on Saturday published details of its decision extending sanctions against Russia for its 2014 takeover of Ukraine’s Crimean Peninsula, saying it continues to oppose the “illegal annexation … and does not recognize it.” The extended penalties include asset freezes and visa bans against nearly 150 Russians...