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Section: World Press about Ukraine

    Russian sanctions likely to be extended – Foreign Minister
    May26

    Russian sanctions likely to be extended – Foreign Minister

    Releasing Ukrainian pilot Nadiya Savchenko was a “sporadic act” by Russia, which still hasn’t taken the necessary steps to solve the conflict in Ukraine. That’s why it’s likely that the West will extend the anti-Russia sanctions in June, Foreign Minister Edgars Rinkēvičs told Latvian Radio in a Thursday interview....

    Russia is Likely to Remain a Primary Player in the Karabakh Conflict: Stratfor Senior Analyst
    May26

    Russia is Likely to Remain a Primary Player in the Karabakh Conflict: Stratfor Senior Analyst

    Interview with Eugene Chausovsky, Stratfor Senior Eurasia Analyst. After the April four-day war for the first time due to the efforts of OSCE MG the meeting of the presidents of Armenia and Azerbaijan was held in Vienna, statement of which prompts that the sides agreed on installation of investigative mechanisms. How do you assess the results of...

    Kremlin – Savchenko's release won't accelerate warming in EU-Russia ties
    May26

    Kremlin – Savchenko's release won't accelerate warming in EU-Russia ties

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – President Vladimir Putin has consistently expressed his willingness to improve ties with the European Union, the Kremlin said on Thursday, but the release of Ukrainian Nadiya Savchenko from a Russian jail is unlikely to make this task easier. …read more Source: The...

    Ukraine calls for end to repression of Crimean Tatars
    May26

    Ukraine calls for end to repression of Crimean Tatars

    FM spokeswoman Betsa urges world community to put pressure on Russia to stop persecution of Crimean Tatars …read more Source: Anadolu...

    #UCL: Zinedine Zidane kufuata nyayo za Guardiola kwa kuwa kocha wa 8 kutwaa Champions League katika msimu wa kwanza?
    May26

    #UCL: Zinedine Zidane kufuata nyayo za Guardiola kwa kuwa kocha wa 8 kutwaa Champions League katika msimu wa kwanza?

    Zinédine Zidane aliteuliwa kuwa kocha wa Real Madrid mapema mwezi January 2016 – lakini anaweza kuingia kwenye historia soka wiki hii kwa kuwa mmoja wa makocha waliobeba ubingwa wa Champions League katika msimu wake wa kwanza. Zidane tayari alimshaisaidia kazi Carlo Ancelotti alipokuwa Madrid na akawa kocha wa kikosi cha reserve kabla ya...

    EU’s Tusk ‘Quite Sure’ Russia Sanctions Will Be Extended
    May26

    EU’s Tusk ‘Quite Sure’ Russia Sanctions Will Be Extended

    EU Council President Donald Tusk says he is “quite sure” that the bloc will renew its economic sanctions against Russia over its actions in Ukraine “in the next two or three weeks without huge discussions.” …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Minsk expects Savchenko’s transfer to Kiev to positively influence peace talks
    May26

    Minsk expects Savchenko’s transfer to Kiev to positively influence peace talks

    Belarus welcomes the fact that Russia and Ukraine removed one issue from the agenda which had long served as a hindrance to the substantive discussion of the ways to implement the Minsk agreement and make progress towards a peaceful settlement in the east of Ukraine. …read more Source:...

    Putin says EU needs Russia to stay on global stage
    May26

    Putin says EU needs Russia to stay on global stage

    ATHENS: Russian President Vladimir Putin claimed in an article published Thursday that the EU would not be a global player without his country’s help as he prepared to visit the bloc for the first time in almost a year. Putin, who starts a two-day visit to Greece on Friday, also called for an energy alliance with Europe and the relaxation...

    Belarus’ Interior Ministry: Inflow of forced migrants from Ukraine is subsiding
    May26

    Belarus’ Interior Ministry: Inflow of forced migrants from Ukraine is subsiding

    “Some 14,000 Ukrainian nationals applied for employment in Belarus in 2015. In 2014, the figure stood at around 18,000,” Belarusian Deputy Interior Minister Nikolai Melchenko said. …read more Source:...

    Maltsev: Misunderstandings arise during Belarus-Ukraine border demarcation
    May26

    Maltsev: Misunderstandings arise during Belarus-Ukraine border demarcation

    “On the Polish border, people are long accustomed to the border marked back in the days of the Soviet Union. The border in the Baltic direction was demarcated long ago too. Meanwhile, we face different misunderstandings during the demarcation of the Belarusian-Ukrainian border,” Leonid Maltsev said. …read more Source:...