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    EU extends Russian sanctions further 6 months
    Dec22

    EU extends Russian sanctions further 6 months

    The European Union said on Monday that it has extended sanctions against Russia another six months over the crisis in Ukraine. …read more Source:...

    EU extends sanctions against defiant Russia
    Dec22

    EU extends sanctions against defiant Russia

    (ChinaPost.com.tw) – The EU extended damaging economic sanctions against Russia on Monday amid sharp differences over relations with Moscow which struck back with a furious tirade and its own import ban against Ukraine. …read more Source: The China...

    Working groups on Ukraine settlement resume talks in Minsk
    Dec22

    Working groups on Ukraine settlement resume talks in Minsk

    On 22 December the tripartite contact group is expected to gather for a meeting as well. It is planned that this will be the last round of the Minsk talks on Ukraine in 2015. …read more Source:...

    It is time to stop the indiscriminate bombing and shelling of urban areas
    Dec22

    It is time to stop the indiscriminate bombing and shelling of urban areas

    If governments do not want civilians to be forced to flee, we need to protect them from the use of explosive weapons in populated areasWhen dynamite was invented in 1867, Alfred Nobel was reportedly acutely aware of its horrendous potential. Bertha von Suttner, his personal friend and Austrian Nobel Peace Prize laureate in 1905, relates how Nobel...

    Israel welcomes Ukrainian president at risk of aggravating Russia
    Dec22

    Israel welcomes Ukrainian president at risk of aggravating Russia

    Ukrainian President Petro Proroshenko invited President Reuven Rivlin to visit in Odessa, the birthplace of Rivlin’s mentor, Ze’ev Jabotinsky. …read more Source: The Jerusalem...

    Coordinators of Ukraine’s working groups meet in Minsk
    Dec22

    Coordinators of Ukraine’s working groups meet in Minsk

    It is expected that the Belarusian capital will host meetings of the working groups on security, economic, political and humanitarian affairs on 22 December. …read more Source:...

    Ukrainian diplomat calls on Tajiks to resist propaganda of ‘certain TV channels’
    Dec22

    Ukrainian diplomat calls on Tajiks to resist propaganda of ‘certain TV channels’

    DUSHANBE, December 22, 2015, Asia-Plus – Ukraine is reportedly concerned over the fact that student quotas allotted to Tajikistan are not used in full. Ukrainian Ambassador to Tajikistan Victor Nikityuk gave a press conference at the Republican Press Center in Dushanbe on December 22. “Ukraine has allotted Tajikistan a student quota of 20 seats...

    EU ‘plays short-sighted sanctions game’ instead of fighting terrorism together: Moscow
    Dec22

    EU ‘plays short-sighted sanctions game’ instead of fighting terrorism together: Moscow

    The European Union should join Russia in its battle against international terrorism instead of imposing “illogical” and “ineffective” sanctions, the Russian Foreign Ministry said in response to the six-month prolongation of restrictive measures by the EU. “Instead of building constructive cooperation in countering the key challenges of our...

    Ukraine offers resumption of direct air communication between Kyiv and Dushanbe
    Dec22

    Ukraine offers resumption of direct air communication between Kyiv and Dushanbe

    DUSHANBE, December 22, 2015, Asia-Plus – “It would be very important to solve the issue of resumption of the direct air communication between Tajikistan and Ukraine in 2016,” Ukrainian Ambassador to Tajikistan Victor Nikityuk told reporters in Dushanbe on December 22, noting that the Ukrainian side is ready to consider the issue. The air...

    Makei, Sajdik discuss Belarus’ efforts to facilitate Ukraine contact group’s work
    Dec22

    Makei, Sajdik discuss Belarus’ efforts to facilitate Ukraine contact group’s work

    The parties discussed the work of the contact group and its working groups on resolving the crisis in Ukraine, and also matters of Belarus’ further participation in the organization of the group’s work. …read more Source:...