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Section: World Press about Ukraine

    Russia Criticizes EU Decision To Extend Ukraine-Related Sanctions
    Dec15

    Russia Criticizes EU Decision To Extend Ukraine-Related Sanctions

    Russia has hit back at a decision by leaders of the European Union to extend for another six months the economic sanctions imposed on Moscow over its “destabilizing” actions in Ukraine. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Armenian FM assumes BSEC Chairmanship
    Dec15

    Armenian FM assumes BSEC Chairmanship

    Armenian Foreign Minister Edward Nalbandian today assumed the chairmanship of the Black Sea Economic Cooperation Organization (BSEC) at the 37th sitting of the organization in Kiev. Attending the meeting were representatives from 12 member states, as well as 13 observer and partner countries. Minister Nalbandian’s full statement is provided...

    EU leaders formally approve second Brexit phase
    Dec15

    EU leaders formally approve second Brexit phase

    The European Union (EU) has given the formal green light for a second phase of negotiations on Britain’s departure from the bloc. The talks will now focus on a transition period and the future trading relationship between the two sides.  EU leaders meeting in Brussels said on Friday that the way was clear for the opening of the second...

    Latvia and Ukraine congratulate Kazakhstan on Independence Day
    Dec15

    Latvia and Ukraine congratulate Kazakhstan on Independence Day

    Kazakhstan is receiving congratulations on the Independence Day. …read more Source: Kazakh...

    Ukraine’s chief prosecutor says Saakashvili extradition ‘likely’
    Dec15

    Ukraine’s chief prosecutor says Saakashvili extradition ‘likely’

    …read more Source: Financial...

    Defense budget authorizes provision of lethal weapons  to Ukraine, expands support
    Dec15

    Defense budget authorizes provision of lethal weapons to Ukraine, expands support

    WASHINGTON – The defense budget for 2018, signed by U.S. President Donald Trump, provides $350 million to promote security in Ukraine and authorizes the country to provide lethal weapons, the Ukrainian Embassy in the United States has said. …read more Source: The Ukrainian...

    Kyiv concerned Council of Europe might cave to Russian ‘blackmail’
    Dec15

    Kyiv concerned Council of Europe might cave to Russian ‘blackmail’

    KYIV – Ukrainian officials and politicians have reacted with alarm to reports that the Council of Europe is considering lifting sanctions imposed against Russia over its military intervention in Crimea out of fears that Moscow might otherwise leave the body. “We are extremely concerned,” Dmytro Kuleba, Ukraine’s ambassador to the...

    The Saakashvili Saga (And Why China Should Care)
    Dec15

    The Saakashvili Saga (And Why China Should Care)

    The former Georgian president’s colorful reentry into Ukrainian politics could impact China’s regional aspirations. …read more Source: The...

    Russia regrets EU decision to prolong sanctions
    Dec15

    Russia regrets EU decision to prolong sanctions

    Russia has regretted a decision by the European Union to renew economic sanctions on Moscow over the crisis in Ukraine, the Kremlin says. …read more Source: Iran...

    The Daily Vertical: Why Putin Fears Ukraine
    Dec15

    The Daily Vertical: Why Putin Fears Ukraine

    The views expressed in this commentary do not necessarily reflect the views of RFE/RL. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...