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Section: World Press about Ukraine

    ForMin Melescanu on meeting Bulgarian and Greek counterparts: Opportunity to take on commitment to strengthen European project

    Foreign Affairs Minister Teodor Melescanu stated on Monday, at the end of the meeting at foreign affairs ministers level of the Romania-Bulgaria-Greece Trilateral cooperation format, that this meeting represented an opportunity to assume the commitment regarding the strengthening of the European project. “The discussions focused on a couple...

    Putin ordered plane to be downed
    Mar12

    Putin ordered plane to be downed

    MOSCOW: Russia’s Vladimir Putin in 2014 ordered a passenger aircraft which was reported to be carrying a bomb and targeting the opening of the Winter Olympic Games in Sochi to be downed, the president said in a film shown on Sunday. In a documentary titled Putin available on Russian social media, Putin told reporter Andrey Kondrashov he...

    EU says Ukraine must to more to fight corruption
    Mar12

    EU says Ukraine must to more to fight corruption

    The European Union’s foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini said on March 12 that Ukraine must do more to fight corruption and establish an anti-corruption court in line with the recommendations of the Venice Commission, a rights watchdog. …read more Source: Hurriyet Daily...

    Merkel eyes fresh Ukraine peace push after Russian vote
    Mar12

    Merkel eyes fresh Ukraine peace push after Russian vote

    German Chancellor Angela Merkel said she wanted to relaunch a push for peace in Ukraine after Russia’s presidential election Sunday, which Vladimir Putin is expected to win comfortably. “I am confident that after the election in Russia next Sunday we can have a fresh impetus and we can see how we can achieve qualitative progress …read...

    EU’s Mogherini presses Ukraine on anti-corruption court
    Mar12

    EU’s Mogherini presses Ukraine on anti-corruption court

    The EU’s Federica Mogherini is on a two-day visit to Kiev aimed at reaffirming her bloc’s support for Ukraine. (AFP pic) KIEV: The European Union pressed Ukraine on Monday to create an independent anti-corruption court with the power to prosecute and convict officials guilty of state graft. The bloc’s diplomatic chief Federica...

    EU extends by further six months sanctions prompted by actions aimed against Ukraine territorial integrity
    Mar12

    EU extends by further six months sanctions prompted by actions aimed against Ukraine territorial integrity

    On 12 March 2018 the Council of EU extended by further six months, i.e. by 15 September 2018, the validity of restrictive measures prompted by actions undermining or threatening the territorial integrity, sovereignty and independence of Ukraine. Measures include freezing of assets and travel restrictions. They continue to apply for 150...

    EU’s Mogherini Says Ukraine Must Do More Against Corruption
    Mar12

    EU’s Mogherini Says Ukraine Must Do More Against Corruption

    The European Union’s foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini has pressed Ukraine to do more to fight corruption and establish an anticorruption court that is in accordance with recommendations of independent experts. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Vladimir Putin says he approved plan to shoot down plane in 2014
    Mar12

    Vladimir Putin says he approved plan to shoot down plane in 2014

    MOSCOW (AP) — Russian President Vladimir Putin has said in a new documentary that he approved of a plan to shoot down a hijacked passenger jet four years ago. A Ukrainian man tried to hijack a Turkey-bound flight and demanded that it go to Sochi as the Winter Olympics were … …read more Source: The Washington...

    Putin Ordered the Destruction of 737 Boeing with 110 Passengers on Board
    Mar12

    Putin Ordered the Destruction of 737 Boeing with 110 Passengers on Board

    Russian President Vladimir Putin has ordered the destruction of passenger planes that have been reported to carry a bomb for the purpose of assaulting the opening of the Sochi Winter Olympics in 2014. Ultimately, the tragedy was avoided. This is stated by the head of Russia himself in a documentary. Putin says he has received information that the...

    Ukraine finds weapons at homes of “agents of Russia”
    Mar12

    Ukraine finds weapons at homes of “agents of Russia”

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