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Section: World Press about Ukraine

    Merkel backs NATO buildup in Eastern Europe
    Jul07

    Merkel backs NATO buildup in Eastern Europe

    German Chancellor Angela Merkel has accused Russia of “unsettling” NATO allies with its actions in Ukraine. In her speech before Germany’s parliament, the chancellor called for both “deterrence and dialogue” with Moscow. …read more Source: Deutsche...

    NATO Summit to Retool Alliance to Face New Threats
    Jul07

    NATO Summit to Retool Alliance to Face New Threats

    In what some are terming NATO’s most important meeting in a generation, U.S. President Barack Obama and the leaders of the 27 other member nations are deciding how to retool the Cold War-era military alliance to face a daunting range of modern threats, from a hostile Kremlin to religious-fueled violence and attacks in cyberspace. They meet...

    US to provide US$23 million more for Ukraine humanitarian crisis
    Jul07

    US to provide US$23 million more for Ukraine humanitarian crisis

    The United States will provide nearly US$23 million (17.70 million pounds) in additional humanitarian aid to help people affected by the crisis in eastern Ukraine, the State Department said on Thursday. …read more Source: Channel...

    Lack of progress on NATO may turn Georgia towards Russia
    Jul07

    Lack of progress on NATO may turn Georgia towards Russia

    Ex-Soviet Georgia could start a gradual drift back into the orbit of its former overlord Russia if it does not see tangible signs soon that it will be invited to join NATO.Georgian officials will be at a NATO summit in the Polish capital on Friday where they will be seeking assurances that the alliance will make good on the promise it delivered...

    EU body backs Ukraine, Georgia, Kosovo visa-free deal
    Jul07

    EU body backs Ukraine, Georgia, Kosovo visa-free deal

    European Parliament’s Committee on Foreign Affairs says all 3 countries made progress in meeting EU benchmarks …read more Source: Anadolu...

    Kerry: Sanctions Against Russia Remain Unless It Fulfills Obligations
    Jul07

    Kerry: Sanctions Against Russia Remain Unless It Fulfills Obligations

    U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry has reiterated that sanctions against Russia over its actions in Ukraine will remain in place unless Moscow fulfills its obligations under the Minsk agreement reached in February last year. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    U.S. to provide $23 million more for Ukraine humanitarian crisis
    Jul07

    U.S. to provide $23 million more for Ukraine humanitarian crisis

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The United States will provide nearly $23 million (17.70 million pounds) in additional humanitarian aid to help people affected by the crisis in eastern Ukraine, the State Department said on Thursday. …read more Source: The...

    Obama, Putin discuss Karabakh, Syria, Ukraine
    Jul07

    Obama, Putin discuss Karabakh, Syria, Ukraine

    -White House says two leaders committed to defeating ISIL; Kremlin contends they agreed on military coordination in Syria …read more Source: World...

    EU body backs Ukraine, Georgia, Kosovo visa-free deal
    Jul07

    EU body backs Ukraine, Georgia, Kosovo visa-free deal

    European Parliament’s Committee on Foreign Affairs says all 3 countries made progress in meeting EU benchmarks …read more Source: World...

    Trudeau heads to NATO summit with commitments, but will face questions
    Jul07

    Trudeau heads to NATO summit with commitments, but will face questions

    OTTAWA — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau flies to Poland on Thursday for his first NATO leaders’ summit armed with a promise to help the alliance in its standoff with Russia. The question is whether it will be enough to deflect questions and criticism in other areas, not least the fact Canada is near the back of the pack in terms of NATO...