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    EU bid to appease Russia over Ukraine deal collapses
    Dec21

    EU bid to appease Russia over Ukraine deal collapses

    A last-minute attempt to prevent Russia from slapping economic sanctions on Ukraine failed Monday, as EU-led negotiations between the parties broke down. The sticking point is the launch of a delayed EU free trade agreement with Ukraine that will enter into force on January 1. The EU had been talking for 18 months over Russia’s concerns the...

    EU prolongs economic sanctions on Russia until mid-2016
    Dec21

    EU prolongs economic sanctions on Russia until mid-2016

    The European Union on Monday extended its economic sanctions against Russia over the conflict in Ukraine until the end of next July, drawing a swift rebuke from the Russian economy minister. The EU has linked the lifting of the sanctions to full implementation of a peace deal in east Ukraine, where more than 9,000 people have been killed in...

    Russia, EU trade talks fail, Kiev set to face retaliation (Reuters)
    Dec21

    Russia, EU trade talks fail, Kiev set to face retaliation (Reuters)

    By Robin Emmott and Gabriela Baczynska BRUSSELS (Reuters) – The European Union failed to allay Russia’s concerns about Ukraine’s free-trade accord with the 28-nation bloc on Monday, lea… …read more Source: The West...

    Russia, EU trade talks fail, Kiev set to face retaliation
    Dec21

    Russia, EU trade talks fail, Kiev set to face retaliation

    …read more Source: The Jerusalem...

    Vladimir Sorokin and the Russian Novel’s Identity Crisis
    Dec21

    Vladimir Sorokin and the Russian Novel’s Identity Crisis

    Maria Sorokina / FSG / Zak Bickel / The AtlanticVast, grand, breathtaking—English-language readers typically associate such words with the 19th-century Russian novel. Bleak, brave, subversive—those go with 20th-century Russian fiction. If it’s epic or dissident, we know how to make sense of it. Following the Soviet Union’s collapse in...

    Bad news on trade, but EU-Ukraine ties advance
    Dec21

    Bad news on trade, but EU-Ukraine ties advance

    Russia has said No to EU ideas on a Ukraine trade dispute. But in 2016, Europe will open its doors to Ukrainian exports and visa-free travellers. …read more Source:...

    Ukraine Media Says Govt Has Banned Limp Bizkit Leader Durst
    Dec21

    Ukraine Media Says Govt Has Banned Limp Bizkit Leader Durst

    Ukrainian news media are reporting that the country’s national security service has banned the leader of the group Limp Bizkit from entering the country for five years. Fred Durst, the founder of the group and its lead singer, was quoted in news reports in October as saying he was interested in buying a house in Crimea, the Black Sea region...

    EU-Ukraine trade pact  talks with Russia end without result
    Dec21

    EU-Ukraine trade pact talks with Russia end without result

    BRUSSELS (AP) ” Talks aimed at addressing Russia’s concerns about a free trade agreement between the European Union and Ukraine have ended without result and as a result, it will go into force as planned on Jan. 1.EU Trade Commissioner… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    EU extends economic sanctions on Russia until mid-2016 over Ukraine
    Dec21

    EU extends economic sanctions on Russia until mid-2016 over Ukraine

    The European Union has linked the lifting of the sanctions to full implementation of a peace deal in east Ukraine …read more Source: The Globe and...

    President Serzh Sargsyan participates in Supreme Eurasian Economic Council council.
    Dec21

    President Serzh Sargsyan participates in Supreme Eurasian Economic Council council.

    A reference was made to the issue of suspending free trade agreement between the Russian federation and Ukraine. …read more Source:...