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Section: World Press about Ukraine

    Urging Canada to join NATO forces in Baltics, Latvia says it would send ‘very strong message’ to Russia
    Jun17

    Urging Canada to join NATO forces in Baltics, Latvia says it would send ‘very strong message’ to Russia

    OTTAWA — Comparisons with Cold War Berlin were invoked this week, as Latvian and Canadian officials discussed ways to bolster NATO’s military presence in eastern Europe as a check against Russian aggression. Latvia’s state secretary for foreign affairs, Andrejs Pildegovics, met with Canadian counterparts Thursday in Ottawa to...

    Putin Claims Russia Has Overcome Economic Decline
    Jun17

    Putin Claims Russia Has Overcome Economic Decline

    Russian President Vladimir Putin has declared that Russia has overcome its economic decline, during a meeting of Russia’s Direct Investment Fund Council on Thursday. The Russian leader issued an optimistic message on Russia’s economy even though the International Monetary Fund estimates the country will remain in recession at least...

    EU Prolongs Sanctions Against Russia-Controlled Crimea
    Jun17

    EU Prolongs Sanctions Against Russia-Controlled Crimea

    The European Union has agreed to extend its investment ban and other economic sanctions on Ukraine’s Crimean Peninsula, which was forcibly annexed by Russia in 2014. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Putin says ‘no grudge’, willing to reach out to Europe
    Jun17

    Putin says ‘no grudge’, willing to reach out to Europe

    SAINT PETERSBURG: Russian President Vladimir Putin on Friday insisted he was willing to reach out to Europe to mend relations shattered by the Ukraine crisis but insisted the West was responsible for the bad blood. “We hold no grudge and are willing to reach out to our European partners but obviously this can’t be a one-sided game,” Putin...

    EU extends sanctions on Russia-annexed Crimea until mid-2017
    Jun17

    EU extends sanctions on Russia-annexed Crimea until mid-2017

    The EU is due next week to extend until the end of 2016 its broader economic sanctions on Russia over its role in the crisis in Ukraine …read more Source:...

    Black Sea military fleet against Russia stirred storm Sofia
    Jun17

    Black Sea military fleet against Russia stirred storm Sofia

    Bulgaria’s Premier Boyko Borissov reacted angrily to the recent assertions that Bulgaria was negotiating together with Romania, Turkey and Ukraine the establishment of a joint naval fleet in the Black Sea against Russia. Initially Premier Borissov made it clear that Bulgaria would not participate in any joint naval forces against Russia and...

    EU extends sanctions on Russia-annexed Crimea until mid-2017
    Jun17

    EU extends sanctions on Russia-annexed Crimea until mid-2017

    The crisis in Ukraine has pushed relations between Moscow and the West to new low. …read more Source:...

    EU extends Russia sanctions over Crimea for 1 year
    Jun17

    EU extends Russia sanctions over Crimea for 1 year

    BRUSSELS (AP) ” The European Union has extended for another year some of its sanctions targeting Russia over its annexation of the Crimean peninsula.For two years, the 28-nation EU has imposed ever more punitive measures on Russia… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    EU extends Russia sanctions over Crimea for 1 year
    Jun17

    EU extends Russia sanctions over Crimea for 1 year

    The European Union has extended for another year some of its sanctions targeting Russia over its annexation of the Crimean peninsula. …read more Source: FOX...

    EU extends Russia sanctions over Crimea for 1 year
    Jun17

    EU extends Russia sanctions over Crimea for 1 year

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