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    Tough standards for Turks’ visa-free travel – EU’s Timmermans
    Apr28

    Tough standards for Turks’ visa-free travel – EU’s Timmermans

    By Alastair Macdonald The deputy head of the European Commission insisted on Thursday that the EU executive would not lower its standards to offer visa-free travel to Turks in the coming weeks as part of a deal to stem migration. “We will not play around with those benchmarks,” First Vice President Frans Timmermans told the European Parliament,...

    Shell-Shocked: Ukraine’s Trauma
    Apr28

    Shell-Shocked: Ukraine’s Trauma

    It’s been two years since pro-Russia separatists in eastern Ukraine broke away from the rest of the country, triggering a war that has killed more than 9,000 people, displaced a million civilians, and left entire towns and villages in ruins.Ukraine’s government was wholly unprepared for the conflict, and its armed forces had been...

    Lawyer: extradition of Ukrainian pilot expected soon
    Apr28

    Lawyer: extradition of Ukrainian pilot expected soon

    A lawyer for a jailed Ukrainian pilot says his client has been given forms to complete for extradition from Russia. …read more Source: FOX...

    Gazprom Puts Forward New South Stream Route
    Apr28

    Gazprom Puts Forward New South Stream Route

    Russian energy giant Gazprom has tabled a new option to revive the South Stream pipeline, local media report.Alternative routes are being studied for South Stream and Nord Stream II which would possibly use private funding, instead of counting on EU support, Vesti Finance quotes Andrey Konoplyanik, adviser to the head of Gazprom Export, as...

    Lawyer: extradition of Ukrainian pilot expected soon
    Apr28

    Lawyer: extradition of Ukrainian pilot expected soon

    MOSCOW (AP) ” A lawyer for a jailed Ukrainian pilot says his client has been given forms to complete for extradition from Russia.Nadezhda Savchenko, who was captured by Russia-backed rebels in eastern Ukraine in 2014, was sentenced… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Lawyer: extradition of Ukrainian pilot expected soon
    Apr28

    Lawyer: extradition of Ukrainian pilot expected soon

    MOSCOW (AP) — A lawyer for a jailed Ukrainian pilot says his client has been given forms to complete for extradition from Russia. Nadezhda Savchenko, who was captured by Russia-backed rebels in eastern Ukraine in 2014, was sentenced to 22 years in prison last month for her alleged role in the deaths of two Russian journalists. The extradition...

    Lawyer: extradition of Ukrainian pilot expected soon
    Apr28

    Lawyer: extradition of Ukrainian pilot expected soon

    A lawyer for a jailed Ukrainian pilot says his client has been given forms to complete for extradition from Russia. … Click to Continue » …read more Source: The Bellingham...

    [Focus] EU’s Arctic policy targets environment, Russia
    Apr28

    [Focus] EU’s Arctic policy targets environment, Russia

    Eight years in the making, the EU’s new Arctic strategy focuses on environmental issues and speaks of “selective engagement” with Russia despite the Ukraine war. …read more Source:...

    EBRD chief says Ukraine’s leaders have 2-3 months to kick-start reforms
    Apr28

    EBRD chief says Ukraine’s leaders have 2-3 months to kick-start reforms

    Ukraine’s reshuffled leadership has up to three months to convince Western backers of its commitment to kick-start a stalled reform drive, the head of the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) said. …read more Source: Channel...

    Ukraine PM slams Russia’s outlawing of Crimean Tatar body
    Apr28

    Ukraine PM slams Russia’s outlawing of Crimean Tatar body

    Russia’s ‘nonsense decision’ can only strengthen our support for the Crimean Tatars, says Vladimir Groysman …read more Source: World...