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    Juncker says Russia visit is to ‘continue dialogue’ despite tensions
    Jun16

    Juncker says Russia visit is to ‘continue dialogue’ despite tensions

    European commission president acknowledged criticisms but believes talking must go on even with sanctions in placeEuropean Commission president Jean-Claude Juncker has justified his trip to meet with Russian president Vladimir Putin during a speech in St Petersburg, arguing that Europe must continue dialogue with Russia despite western sanctions...

    Ukraine’s Rada Urges Ukrainian Orthodox Church’s Separation From Moscow
    Jun16

    Ukraine’s Rada Urges Ukrainian Orthodox Church’s Separation From Moscow

    Ukrainian lawmakers have approved an appeal to the worldwide head of the Orthodox Church asking him to recognize the Ukrainian Orthodox Church’s independence from Moscow. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    EU Leaders Come to Russia Amid Weariness Over Sanctions
    Jun16

    EU Leaders Come to Russia Amid Weariness Over Sanctions

    After a two-year break which felt more like a boycott, European leaders and chief executives of top multinational companies are back at Russia’s top economic gathering in a sign of weariness about European sanctions against Moscow. Russia’s annexation of Crimea in March 2014 and its support for separatist rebels in eastern Ukraine...

    Ukraine wants Russian beats off its airwaves
    Jun16

    Ukraine wants Russian beats off its airwaves

    Ukraine’s parliament Thursday ordered radio stations to start playing over a third of their tracks in the local language in the latest rap of its cultural war with Russia. …read more Source: The Daily...

    Ukraine gas networks costly, Gazprom says
    Jun16

    Ukraine gas networks costly, Gazprom says

    Daniel J. GraeberST. PETERSBURG, Russia, June 16 (UPI) — It will be less expensive for Russian natural gas to move through a pipeline system in the Baltic Sea than through Ukraine, a Gazprom official said. …read more Source: United Press...

    Ukraine International Airlines Doubles Flights to Yerevan
    Jun16

    Ukraine International Airlines Doubles Flights to Yerevan

    Starting from July 15, 2016 Ukraine International Airlines will be operating 14 flights a week instead of current 7 on the direction Kyiv-Yerevan-Kyiv. This destination has recently started to become …read more Source: Noyan...

    Juncker warns Russia on sanctions ahead of Putin meet
    Jun16

    Juncker warns Russia on sanctions ahead of Putin meet

    EU Commission head Jean-Claude Juncker warned Russia on Thursday (Jun 16) that the 28-nation bloc will only lift its sanctions if the Kremlin fully implements a Ukraine peace deal. …read more Source: Channel...

    The Hollow Alliance
    Jun16

    The Hollow Alliance

    For decades, the transatlantic partnership has been crucial to international security and the stability of the global economy. Through organizations like NATO, U.S. and European leaders have worked together to advance democracy, liberty, rule of law and the market-based values that have helped lift hundreds of millions of people out of poverty...

    Jean-Claude Juncker: ‘We must talk with Russia’
    Jun16

    Jean-Claude Juncker: ‘We must talk with Russia’

    European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker said today that the EU and Russia should work towards improving their political and economic relations, but also reminded Moscow that it must live up to its international obligations. “We must not only talk about Russia … [but] also talk with Russia — its leadership, its people,” Juncker said,...

    Juncker defends EU sanctions at Russia forum
    Jun16

    Juncker defends EU sanctions at Russia forum

    The EU Commission chief tells an economic meeting in St Petersburg that relations can improve only if Russia lets Ukraine decide its own future. …read more Source:...