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    [Ticker] Russia: Brexit unlikely to affect EU sanctions
    Jun24

    [Ticker] Russia: Brexit unlikely to affect EU sanctions

    Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said Friday that the UK vote to leave the EU is unlikely to impact Europe’s decision to prolong sanctions on Russia. The sanctions are to be renewed before 31 July pending parliamentary approval in France, Swede and the UK. “This [sanctions] process is discussed irrespective of Britain”, he told...

    Ukraine Links EU Unity To Russia Sanctions; Moldova Committed To Joining EU
    Jun24

    Ukraine Links EU Unity To Russia Sanctions; Moldova Committed To Joining EU

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko has said in the aftermath of Britain’s vote to leave the European Union that he “expects the sanctions against Russia as a country-aggressor” to be extended. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    European leaders to Britain: Go quickly
    Jun24

    European leaders to Britain: Go quickly

    The Houses of Parliament on June 24, 2016. (Rob Stothard, Reuters) LONDON — European Union leaders are warning Britain to leave the EU quickly and avoid prolonging uncertainty. The presidents of the EU’s main institutions said in a statement Friday that they expect London to act on the decision to leave “as soon as possible, however painful...

    The Latest: Hollande: EU must make changes to move
    Jun24

    The Latest: Hollande: EU must make changes to move

    LONDON — The Latest on Britain’s historic vote to leave the European Union (all times local): 11:30 a.m. French President Francois Hollande said he profoundly regrets the British vote to leave the European Union, but that the union must make changes in order to move forward. In a brief televised statement, Hollande said the vote will put...

    SCO leaders stand for political resolution of Ukrainian crisis: Declaration
    Jun24

    SCO leaders stand for political resolution of Ukrainian crisis: Declaration

    …read more Source: AKIpress News Agency

    Dutch anti-immigration leader Wilders calls for Dutch referendum on EU membership
    Jun24

    Dutch anti-immigration leader Wilders calls for Dutch referendum on EU membership

    Dutch far-right Party for Freedom (PVV) leader Geert Wilders sits in a courtroom of the courthouse in Schiphol, the Netherlands March 18, 2016. REUTERS Dutch anti-immigration leader Geert Wilders called on Friday for a referendum on the Netherlands’ membership in the European Union after Britain voted to leave the 28-member bloc. Wilders,...

    The Latest: Slovak leader demands ‘fundamental changes’
    Jun24

    The Latest: Slovak leader demands ‘fundamental changes’

    LONDON — The Latest on Britain’s historic vote to leave the European Union (all times local): 11 a.m. Slovak Prime Minister Robert Fico says the EU will have to react quickly to Britain’s decision to leave. Fico, whose country is taking over the rotating EU presidency in July, says the bloc’s key policies have to change. In a...

    The Morning Vertical, June 24, 2016
    Jun24

    The Morning Vertical, June 24, 2016

    Your daily roundup. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    The Latest: Hungary says immigration decided British vote
    Jun24

    The Latest: Hungary says immigration decided British vote

    LONDON — The Latest on Britain’s historic vote to leave the European Union (all times local): 9:50 a.m. Hungary’s prime minister says the issue of immigration and how the British “can keep their island” determined the vote on Britain leaving the European Union. Prime Minister Viktor Orban, who says the ideal number of...

    Ukraine president expects Russia sanctions to continue despite Britain’s exit from EU
    Jun24

    Ukraine president expects Russia sanctions to continue despite Britain’s exit from EU

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko said that Western sanctions against Russia will continue, despite Britain’s exit from the EU. (AP Photo/Thibault Camus) Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko said on Friday he expected Western sanctions against Russia to continue despite Britain voting to leave the European Union. In the run up to...