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    Ukrainian and NATO Officials Sign Defense Agreement Pledging Greater Cooperation
    Dec17

    Ukrainian and NATO Officials Sign Defense Agreement Pledging Greater Cooperation

    Officials from NATO and Ukraine agreed on a roadmap Wednesday for greater cooperation between the organization and the troubled country. NATO’s Assistant Secretary General for Defense Investment Patrick Auroy and First Deputy Secretary of the Defense Council of Ukraine Oleg Gladkovskyi were present to sign off on the NATO-Ukraine...

    IMF says Ukraine $3bn bond owned by Russia is official sovereign debt
    Dec17

    IMF says Ukraine $3bn bond owned by Russia is official sovereign debt

    Russia bought a $3 billion bond from the government of former Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych in 2013. …read more Source: AKIpress News...

    Ukraine accuses Russia of looting oil rigs off coast of Crimea
    Dec17

    Ukraine accuses Russia of looting oil rigs off coast of Crimea

    Ukraine blamed Russia on December 16 of looting two Ukrainian oil rigs after Crimea-based oil and gas firm Chornomornaftogaz moved them to from off the coast of the annexed peninsula into Russian territorial waters. …read more Source: Baltic News...

    EU Snubs Kosovo Over Visa Liberalisation
    Dec17

    EU Snubs Kosovo Over Visa Liberalisation

    Leaders voiced shock and dismay after the EU said the next countries to be offered visa liberalisation would be Ukraine and Georgia – once again leaving Kosovo out in the cold. …read more Source: Balkan...

    Putin closes free trade zone with Ukraine
    Dec17

    Putin closes free trade zone with Ukraine

    Head of the Russian Federation signed a decree. …read more Source: News.Az

    IMF recognizes Ukraine's $3bn debt to Russia as sovereign
    Dec17

    IMF recognizes Ukraine's $3bn debt to Russia as sovereign

    The Ukrainian government argued that Russia’s loan came from their National Wealth Fund and not directly from the Russian government. …read more Source:...

    Hollande sees glimmer of hope for 2017
    Dec17

    Hollande sees glimmer of hope for 2017

    PARIS — For the first time in three years, François Hollande can contemplate the slim possibility that he might have a chance to be reelected as France’s president in 2017. The outcome of regional elections on December 13, which highlighted divisions between the far right and the mainstream opposition conservatives, gives the French...

    This is how China and Russia see the internet
    Dec17

    This is how China and Russia see the internet

    Alexei Druzhinin/RIA Novosti/ReutersSince Russia’s 2014 crisis in its relationship with the West, the country has attempted to pivot to the East, most notably towards China. However, economic woes and a sharp decline in commodity prices have left many announced investment projects hanging in the air. Yet unlike the partnership in the “real”...

    Ukrainian Man Sentenced to 11 Years in Russia for Spying
    Dec17

    Ukrainian Man Sentenced to 11 Years in Russia for Spying

    A court in Moscow has sentenced a Ukrainian man to 11 years in prison on spying charges in a case that comes amid continuing Russia-Ukraine tensions.The Moscow Regional Court delivered the verdict to Valentin Vygovsky Tuesday.The Federal Security Service, Russia’s main… …read more Source:...

    Ukraine ‘Ready To Pay Price’ For EU Deal, Putin Suspends Trade Zone
    Dec17

    Ukraine ‘Ready To Pay Price’ For EU Deal, Putin Suspends Trade Zone

    Ukraine’s President Petro Poroshenko says his country is “ready to pay the price” for a trade deal with the European Union after Moscow moved to restrict its own trade ties with Kyiv over the EU-Ukraine pact that is due to take effect on January 1. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...