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    UNICEF Calls for Access to 500,000 Children in Eastern Ukraine
    Feb19

    UNICEF Calls for Access to 500,000 Children in Eastern Ukraine

    The United Nations children’s agency says the conflict in Ukraine has deeply affected the lives of a half-million children living in areas not controlled by the Kyiv government and near the front lines of the fighting with pro-Russia separatists. In a statement Friday, UNICEF said one in three of those children, numbering some 580,000, now...

    European Union: Hungary says Italian threat to cut funds to east is blackmai
    Feb19

    European Union: Hungary says Italian threat to cut funds to east is blackmai

    Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi warned Eastern European leaders on Thursday that they may get less European Union development money if they do not help with the refugee crisis, participants at an EU summit in Brussels said. A threat from Italy to cut European Union funding to eastern European members is “political blackmail,”...

    Poroshenko’s Office Announces Receipt Of Shokin Resignation
    Feb19

    Poroshenko’s Office Announces Receipt Of Shokin Resignation

    Ukraine’s embattled prosecutor-general has officially submitted his resignation, a spokesman for Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko wrote on Twitter. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Poroshenko’s Office Announces Receipt Of Shokin Resignation
    Feb19

    Poroshenko’s Office Announces Receipt Of Shokin Resignation

    Ukraine’s embattled prosecutor-general has officially submitted his resignation, a spokesman for Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko wrote on Twitter. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    [Ticker] Iran bank wins ruling against EU sanctions
    Feb19

    [Ticker] Iran bank wins ruling against EU sanctions

    The European Court of Justice ruled Thursday that the EU unfairly froze the funds of Iran’s Bank Mellat for six years when it claimed the bank was backing the Islamic Republic’s nuclear programme. The EU lifted the freeze in January as part of an international agreement with Iran. …read more Source:...

    Poroshenko and Biden record deterioration of situation in Donbas
    Feb19

    Poroshenko and Biden record deterioration of situation in Donbas

    Vice President Biden condemned worsening of the security situation and assured of Washington’s steadfast position regarding support for territorial integrity of Ukraine. …read more Source:...

    Phl Envoy Meets With Leading Russian Political Pundit
    Feb19

    Phl Envoy Meets With Leading Russian Political Pundit

    19 February 2016 – Philippine Ambassador to the Russian Federation Carlos D. Sorreta, met with Dr. Dmitri Trenin, Director of the Carnegie Moscow Center, on February 17, in Moscow. Ambassador Sorreta and Dr. Trenin exchanged views on Russian foreign policy on a wide range of issues – from general international relations questions such as the...

    Orbán ready to defend Balkan borders
    Feb19

    Orbán ready to defend Balkan borders

    The European Union has so far failed in its management of the migration crisis because it has failed to protect the Schengen Area’s external borders, which is why the bloc is in need of a second line of defence, Prime Minister Viktor Orbán said in Prague on Monday after a Visegrád Four (V4) summit on migration. Orbán reiterated...

    Putin’s Syria campaign has drawn US focus back to Europe, says Polish official
    Feb19

    Putin’s Syria campaign has drawn US focus back to Europe, says Polish official

    Adviser to the Polish president says US realises ‘pivot to Asia’ was a mistake as he urged west to be alert to Russian expansionVladimir Putin’s new geopolitical ambitions have led the US to realise it made a strategic mistake turning away from Europe and making a pivot to Asia, the foreign affairs adviser to the Polish president has...

    Ukraine conflict affects over half a million children, says UNICEF
    Feb19

    Ukraine conflict affects over half a million children, says UNICEF

    At least 215,000 children have been internally displaced and many more psychologically affected by fighting in Ukraine. UNICEF has called for “unhindered access” to help those affected. …read more Source:...