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    EU Ambassadors Agree to Extends Sanctions on Russia to end-July 2016
    Dec18

    EU Ambassadors Agree to Extends Sanctions on Russia to end-July 2016

    European Union envoys have agreed to extend the bloc’s economic sanctions on Russia over the crisis in Ukraine by another six months until 31 July 2016, newswires reported on Friday. The sanctions, which apply to Russia’s oil, military and energy sectors as well as individuals linked to the Ukraine conflict, were to expire on 31...

    Kyiv halts payment on $3 billion debt to Russia
    Dec18

    Kyiv halts payment on $3 billion debt to Russia

    Ukraine has imposed a “moratorium” on the large loan Moscow granted its neighbor before the regime change, the country’s prime minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk said. The Kremlin has threatened to sue Ukraine over the issue. …read more Source: Deutsche...

    Ukraine halts $3 billion debt payment to Russia; court fight expected
    Dec18

    Ukraine halts $3 billion debt payment to Russia; court fight expected

    Ed AdamczykKIEV, Ukraine, Dec. 18 (UPI) — Ukraine is about to default on a $3 billion loan and its creditor, Russia, says it is prepared to go to international court. …read more Source: United Press...

    EU Diplomats Agree To Extend Sanctions On Russia By Six Months
    Dec18

    EU Diplomats Agree To Extend Sanctions On Russia By Six Months

    European Union ambassadors have agreed to extend economic sanctions against Russia for another six months over its role in the Ukraine conflict. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    EU’s Juncker recommends visa liberalisation for Ukraine, Georgia, Kosovo
    Dec18

    EU’s Juncker recommends visa liberalisation for Ukraine, Georgia, Kosovo

    Jean-Claude Juncker says the European Commission is in favour of “liberalisation” of visas for Georgia, Kosovo and Ukraine (AFP Photo/Emmanuel Dunand) BRUSSELS: European Commission head Jean-Claude Juncker said Friday the EU should offer visa-free short-stay travel to the bloc for Ukraine, Georgia and Kosovo, all three locked in bitter disputes...

    EU agrees to extend Russia economic sanctions for 6 months: sources
    Dec18

    EU agrees to extend Russia economic sanctions for 6 months: sources

    BRUSSELS (AFP) – EU member states agreed Friday to roll over for another six months damaging economic sanctions against Russia for its involvement in the Ukraine crisis, EU sources said.COREPER agreed to the extension of sanctions against Russia, one of the sources told AFP, referring to a formal meeting of the 28 country ambassadors to the...

    EU envoys agree extension of Russia sanctions until mid-2016
    Dec18

    EU envoys agree extension of Russia sanctions until mid-2016

    European Union envoys agreed on Friday a six-month rollover of the bloc’s economic sanctions on Russia, diplomats said, extending the measures on energy, banking and defence sectors until the end of July 2016. …read more Source: Channel...

    EU ‘to extend Russia economic sanctions for 6 months’: sources
    Dec18

    EU ‘to extend Russia economic sanctions for 6 months’: sources

    BRUSSELS – EU member states agreed Friday to roll over for another six months damaging economic sanctions against Russia for its involvement in the Ukraine crisis, EU sources said. …read more Source: Bangkok...

    [Ticker] EU states extend Russia sanctions by six months
    Dec18

    [Ticker] EU states extend Russia sanctions by six months

    EU states’ ambassadors in Brussels on Friday agreed to extend economic sanctions on Russia by six months. EU capitals are to complete formalities by written procedure at noon on Monday. The decision is to become legally binding when it is published in the bloc’s gazette, the Official Journal, on Tuesday. …read more Source:...

    Ukraine’s rowdy parliament replaces deputies with children for a day
    Dec18

    Ukraine’s rowdy parliament replaces deputies with children for a day

    The Ukrainian parliament, better known for its frequent fistfights, on Friday replaced its rowdy deputies with children — but only for one day. …read more Source: CTV...