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    Syria brings new urgency to easing tensions between U.S. and Russia
    Jun20

    Syria brings new urgency to easing tensions between U.S. and Russia

    WASHINGTON — The U.S. shoots down a Syrian fighter jet for the first time. Syria attacks America’s allies against Islamic State militants. Iran fires missiles into Syria. Russia threatens to target U.S. coalition planes. As Syria’s complex war ramps up, the Trump administration is scrambling to tamp down tensions and avoid open...

    EU Extends Sanctions Against Russia Over Crimea for a Year
    Jun19

    EU Extends Sanctions Against Russia Over Crimea for a Year

    The European Union has extended sanctions against Russia for a year over its annexation of Ukraine’s Crimean Peninsula in 2014. EU foreign ministers said in a statement Monday that the 28-nation bloc “remains committed to fully implement its non-recognition policy” of Russia’s seizure of Crimea and the city of Sevastopol....

    US Vice President Mike Pence to host Ukraine’s Poroshenko, Trump unclear
    Jun19

    US Vice President Mike Pence to host Ukraine’s Poroshenko, Trump unclear

    June 20, 2017 3:52 AMWASHINGTON (AFP) – US Vice President Mike Pence will meet Petro Poroshenko in Washington on Tuesday (June 20), the White House said, but there was no word on whether the Ukrainian president will be hosted by his opposite number Donald Trump. …read more Source: The Straits...

    General: U.S. and Moscow in Delicate Talks on Syria Tensions
    Jun19

    General: U.S. and Moscow in Delicate Talks on Syria Tensions

    WASHINGTON – The top U.S. military officer said Monday that Washington and Moscow are in delicate discussions to tamp down tensions arising from the U.S. shootdown of a Syrian fighter jet, which the Russians called a violation of a U.S.-Russian understanding on avoiding air incidents. In an appearance at the National Press Club, Marine Gen....

    Azerbaijan, Iran, Georgia, Ukraine, Poland eye to create new logistics product
    Jun19

    Azerbaijan, Iran, Georgia, Ukraine, Poland eye to create new logistics product

    The purpose of the joint work on the South-West corridor, which comprises railways of Azerbaijan, Iran, Georgia, Ukraine and Poland, is to create a new attractive logistics product, head of Azerbaijan Railways CJSC Javid Gurbanov told a meeting with officials from the five countries’ railway authorities in Baku. …read more Source:...

    Europe’s border shifts and citizenship denial
    Jun19

    Europe’s border shifts and citizenship denial

    I don’t know what my grandfather – who served in the German army in the first world war and was murdered in the Holocaust – would have considered his nationality to be, writes Christina CraigI too have been denied German citizenship (Letters, 17 June) because my mother and grandfather, both victims of Nazism, have been determined not to be...

    Mr. Poroshenko Goes To Washington: What To Expect From The Ukrainian Leader’s First Meeting With Trump
    Jun19

    Mr. Poroshenko Goes To Washington: What To Expect From The Ukrainian Leader’s First Meeting With Trump

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko may have pulled off a small coup in winning an audience with U.S. President Donald Trump before Russian leader Vladimir Putin could. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    European Union: EU rolls over Crimea sanctions for another year
    Jun19

    European Union: EU rolls over Crimea sanctions for another year

    The European Union on Monday rolled over for another year sanctions imposed to protest Russia's 2014 annexation of Crimea from Ukraine, which the bloc deems illegal. The European Union on Monday rolled over for another year sanctions imposed to protest Russia’s 2014 annexation of Crimea from Ukraine, which the bloc deems illegal.The...

    Ukrainian MP launches hunger strike over Lviv trash row
    Jun19

    Ukrainian MP launches hunger strike over Lviv trash row

    KIEV – A Ukrainian opposition lawmaker began a hunger strike on Monday, accusing central government of inaction in allowing trash to pile up in the picturesque western city of Lviv, the power-base of his Samopomich (Self-Reliance) party. Party… …read more Source:...

    EU rolls over Crimea sanctions for another year (AFP)
    Jun19

    EU rolls over Crimea sanctions for another year (AFP)

    Luxembourg (AFP) – The European Union on Monday rolled over for another year sanctions imposed to protest Russia’s 2014 annexation of Crimea from Ukraine, which the bloc deems illegal. …read more Source: The West...