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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...

    Kazakh boxers win gold, bronze and silver medals at world boxing championships in Hamburg
    Sep06

    Kazakh boxers win gold, bronze and silver medals at world boxing championships in Hamburg

    The Astana Times provides news and information from Kazakhstan and around the world. HAMBURG – Kazakh boxers won one gold, two silver and three bronze medals at the Aug. 25 to Sept. 2 AIBA World Boxing Championships in Hamburg. Kairat Yeraliyev, considered one of the nation’s main hopes before the championship, triumphed in the bantamweight...

    Ukrainian student sells virginity for 1,600 euros!
    Sep06

    Ukrainian student sells virginity for 1,600 euros!

    A desperate Ukrainian student is offering to sell her virginity to a “real man” because she urgently needs 1,600 euros. The teenager, named Yulia, told a local newspaper in Melitopol: “Sooner or later I will have to say goodbye to it. So it is better to do it this way than at some drunken party.” Her advertisement headed “Virginity for Sale”...

    ‘I want to bring up a warrior’: Ukraine’s far-right children’s camp – video
    Sep06

    ‘I want to bring up a warrior’: Ukraine’s far-right children’s camp – video

    In Ukraine, the far-right Azov militia is fighting on the frontline – and running a summer camp for children. The Guardian visited the camp and followed 16-year-old Anton through his experiences. Is Azov really a modern Hitler Youth organisation, or is it trying to prepare young Ukrainians for the tough reality that awaits them? …...

    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...