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    Czech Republic urges EU, Russia to end sanctions
    Nov22

    Czech Republic urges EU, Russia to end sanctions

    Czech President Milos Zeman on Tuesday called for an end to EU sanctions against Russia imposed over the Ukraine crisis, as well as the retaliatory measures introduced by Moscow. …read more Source: Iran...

    Masked, Gun-Toting Troops Hit Streets Of Ukraine’s Separatist-Held Luhansk
    Nov22

    Masked, Gun-Toting Troops Hit Streets Of Ukraine’s Separatist-Held Luhansk

    Armed men in unmarked uniforms took up positions in the center of Luhansk on November 21 in what appeared to be a move in a power struggle among the Russia-backed separatists who control the city in eastern Ukraine. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Rebel infighting sparks fears in east Ukraine
    Nov21

    Rebel infighting sparks fears in east Ukraine

    DONETSK, Ukraine: Armed men in military fatigues without insignia on Tuesday patrolled streets in the rebel stronghold of Lugansk in eastern Ukraine amid a spike in infighting between rebel factions. Men wearing balaclavas blocked access to several administrative buildings in the city, controlled by separatists, and defied the self-proclaimed...

    Most Ukrainian ‘first resident permit’ holders went to Poland for work: Eurostat

    The largest group of non-EU nationals to arrive in the bloc on so-called first residence permits last year came from Ukraine, and most of them went to Poland for work, the European Statistics Office Eurostat has said. …read more Source: Polskie...

    Ukrainian ambassador “waiting 14 months to meet with Dacic”
    Nov21

    Ukrainian ambassador “waiting 14 months to meet with Dacic”

    Ukrainian Ambassador Oleksandr Aleksandrovych says that he will not change his stance, that he presented earlier this month, raising a lot of dust in Serbia. Aleksandrovych spoke for b92.net in his first interview for Serbian media since returning from Kiev, where he was withdrawn for consultations. The Ukrainian diplomat told Filip Cukanovic...

    Angela Merkel faces her greatest challenge
    Nov21

    Angela Merkel faces her greatest challenge

    A political crisis severely tests the German Chancellor’s abilities. “Gradually, her long-term vision gave way to her short-term memory. She focused only on the here and now. But at the end that didn’t work”. These lines are a (rough) translation from Die Kanzerlin – Eine Fiktion, a novel about the Chancellor Angela Merkel by the...

    Trump and Putin speak by phone for an hour about Syria, North Korea
    Nov21

    Trump and Putin speak by phone for an hour about Syria, North Korea

    US President Donald Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin spoke on the phone for about an hour on Tuesday and covered topics including Syria, Ukraine, Iran, North Korea and Afghanistan, a White House official said. …read more Source: The Sydney Morning...

    Galust Sahakyan: ‘Associating us with fascism is a baseless slander’: ‘Zhoghovurd’
    Nov21

    Galust Sahakyan: ‘Associating us with fascism is a baseless slander’: ‘Zhoghovurd’

    On November 19, during an evening TV programme on “Zvezda” Russian federal TV channel, the announcer criticized official Yerevan for the desire to sign an association agreement with the EU comparing Armenia’s steps to those of Ukraine. “Zhoghovurd” daily has … …read more Source:...

    Ukraine Expels Belarusian Diplomat Amid Spy Scandal
    Nov21

    Ukraine Expels Belarusian Diplomat Amid Spy Scandal

    Ukraine has expelled a Belarusian diplomat amid a spy scandal between the two neighboring countries. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Belarus Security Service Detained Ukrainian Journalist for Network Elaboration
    Nov21

    Belarus Security Service Detained Ukrainian Journalist for Network Elaboration

    MINSK (Sputnik) — Belarus’ State Security Committee (KGB) has detained in Minsk a citizen of Ukraine, Pavlo Sharoyko, on charges of creating an agent network in Belarus, KGB spokesman Dmitry Pobyarzhin said Monday. “On October 25, the KGB… detained a staff member of the Ukrainian Defense Ministry’s Main Intelligence Directorate Pavlo...