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    Ukraine Talks in Germany Make Progress on Security Issues
    May11

    Ukraine Talks in Germany Make Progress on Security Issues

    The foreign ministers of Germany, France, Russia and Ukraine reached several agreements Wednesday to improve security in the war-torn Donbas region, but failed to agree on holding elections in that part of eastern Ukraine, which is controlled by Russia-backed separatists. German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier, who hosted the talks with...

    Ukrainian Activists Leak Personal Information of Thousands of War Reporters in the Donbas
    May11

    Ukrainian Activists Leak Personal Information of Thousands of War Reporters in the Donbas

    Images from Wikimedia Commons/UTR News, CC BY 3.0, and Luis Prado/the Noun Project. Images edited by Tetyana Lokot. Earlier this week, the Ukrainian activist website Mirotvorets (“Peacemaker”) published a spreadsheet listing what appear to be the names and details of thousands of journalists who have received accreditation to report in the...

    Panama Files Show Russian Crackdown on Offshoring Is Failing
    May11

    Panama Files Show Russian Crackdown on Offshoring Is Failing

    MOSCOW—The thousands of Russian names on a list of offshore companies suggests President Vladimir Putin’s effort to crack down on such entities is ineffective, experts say, and highlights how keeping wealth abroad remains one of the few ways to keep it safe from corrupt local officials. A database published by investigative journalists on...

    Ukraine, Russia agree some security measures – Germany
    May11

    Ukraine, Russia agree some security measures – Germany

    BERLIN (Reuters) – Ukraine and Russia agreed on Wednesday to create demilitarised zones and implement other security measures in separatist-held areas of eastern Ukraine, but they remained at odds over how to move towards local elections. …read more Source: The...

    No breakthrough in Ukraine cease-fire talks
    May11

    No breakthrough in Ukraine cease-fire talks

    Russian and Ukrainian foreign ministers fail to bridge differences on key political steps, says German FM …read more Source: Anadolu...

    U.S., Britain, France block Russia bid to blacklist Syria rebels
    May11

    U.S., Britain, France block Russia bid to blacklist Syria rebels

    UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) – Britain, the United States, France and Ukraine blocked a Russian proposal at the United Nations to blacklist Syrian rebel groups Jaish al-Islam and Ahrar al-Sham for links to Islamic State and al Qaeda militants, diplomats said on Wednesday. …read more Source:...

    US, Britain, France block Russia bid to blacklist Syria rebels
    May11

    US, Britain, France block Russia bid to blacklist Syria rebels

    Britain, the United States, France and Ukraine blocked a Russian proposal at the United Nations to blacklist Syrian rebel groups Jaish al-Islam and Ahrar al-Sham for links to Islamic State and al Qaeda militants, diplomats said on Wednesday. …read more Source: Channel...

    Ukraine, Russia agree some security measures: Germany
    May11

    Ukraine, Russia agree some security measures: Germany

    BERLIN (Reuters) – Ukraine and Russia agreed on Wednesday to create demilitarized zones and implement other security measures in separatist-held areas of eastern Ukraine, but they remained at odds over how to move toward local elections. …read more Source:...

    Ukraine, Russia agree some security measures – Germany
    May11

    Ukraine, Russia agree some security measures – Germany

    Ukraine and Russia agreed on Wednesday to create demilitarised zones and implement other security measures in separatist-held areas of eastern Ukraine, but they remained at odds over how to move towards local elections. …read more Source: Channel...

    Spain and Portugal at risk of EU sanctions over national budgets
    May11

    Spain and Portugal at risk of EU sanctions over national budgets

    The European Commission is mulling possible fines for Spain and Portugal for failing to meet EU national budgetary targets. One source from within the room in Tuesday’s college of commissioners’ meeting in Strasbourg confirmed to POLITICO on Wednesday that there was a debate but said no decisions were taken. There was, however, “a...