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Section: World Press about Ukraine

    Small carrot, medium stick
    Jun23

    Small carrot, medium stick

    AT last week’s St Petersburg International Economic Forum, Vladimir Putin’s flagship economic conference, a pair of guests raised Russia’s increasingly fervent hopes for a rapprochement with the European Union. Matteo Renzi, Italy’s prime minister, regaled the crowd with references to shared cultural history. The European...

    Russian Parliament Warns NATO of ‘New Cold War’
    Jun23

    Russian Parliament Warns NATO of ‘New Cold War’

    Russian lawmakers have warned NATO that its reinforcements in Eastern Europe risk sparking a new Cold War and will prompt Moscow and her allies to view the region as a target for retaliation, state news agency Itar-Tass has reported. NATO has been discussing what measures it can implement on its eastern flank for two years, since Russia’s...

    Ukraine Cuts Key Interest Rate For Third Month
    Jun23

    Ukraine Cuts Key Interest Rate For Third Month

    Ukrainian monetary-policy makers have cut borrowing costs for a third month, citing a slowdown in inflation and a rebound of the national currency, and promised more easing to come in order to boost lending. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Gazprom Plans to Further Increase Gas Exports to Non-CIS Countries
    Jun23

    Gazprom Plans to Further Increase Gas Exports to Non-CIS Countries

    Gazprom plans to export at least 165 billion cubic meters of gas to non-CIS countries in 2016, the deputy chairman of the management board, Alexander Medvedev, has said. The Russian gas giant’s exports to non-CIS countrues had increased by 8% year-on-year in 2015, reaching 159.4 billion cubic meters, Medvedev said at an international...

    Slovakia warm-up defeat not an issue for Germans
    Jun23

    Slovakia warm-up defeat not an issue for Germans

    Slovakia team pose for a photograph before their match in Euro 2016 at Stade de Bordeaux, Bordeaux, France, on Saturday, June 11, 2016. Photo: Reuters EVIAN: Title contenders Germany are not thinking about their 3-1 defeat by Slovakia in a friendly international last month as they prepare to face them again in the Euro 2016 Round of 16 on Sunday....

    Hijacker claims Egypt ‘must have murdered’ Italian student
    Jun23

    Hijacker claims Egypt ‘must have murdered’ Italian student

    NICOSIA, Cyprus (AP) — An Egyptian hijacker who’s fighting his extradition accused Egypt’s military-backed government of torturing and killing an Italian doctoral student, claiming he saw Giulio Regeni being interrogated in a Cairo prison. In a surprising twist to lengthy extradition proceedings, Seif Eddin Mustafa told a Cypriot...

    ‘Brexit’ and the Unappealing EU
    Jun23

    ‘Brexit’ and the Unappealing EU

    Tim Black observes that even supporters for staying in the EU can’t muster any enthusiasm for it: Just listen to someone make the case for Remain: they’ll admit the EU is flawed; they’ll say it could be more democratic; and they’ll even acknowledge that, despite some left-ish postures, it has screwed whole peoples over,...

    Ukrainian Forces Shelled In Attack Near Donetsk
    Jun23

    Ukrainian Forces Shelled In Attack Near Donetsk

    Ukrainian positions in the east of the country came under heavy fire from Russia-backed separatists. An RFE/RL correspondent embedded with Ukrainian government troops in Avdiivka, near the city of Donetsk, captured footage of the attack on the night of June 22. (RFE/RL’s Ukrainian Service) …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Russia Expects Turkey, Ukraine Foreign Ministers at BSEC
    Jun23

    Russia Expects Turkey, Ukraine Foreign Ministers at BSEC

    Photo: Sputnik/Alexander Vilf Russia expects Turkey’s and Ukraine’s foreign ministers to take part in the Black Sea Economic Cooperation (BSEC) meeting on July 1 in Sochi and is open to bilateral talks with the Turkish diplomat, Russia’s Deputy Foreign Minister Vasily Nebenzya said Thursday, Sputnik News reports. “We have...

    Germany’s Russia Ombudsman Warns of NATO-Moscow War
    Jun23

    Germany’s Russia Ombudsman Warns of NATO-Moscow War

    Germany has warned that the parallel military activity of NATO members and Russia towards their respective borders could lead to war, public broadcaster Deutsche Welle reported Thursday. Speaking to local media, Berlin’s representative on Russia at the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE), Gernot Erler, who is a...