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Section: World Press about Ukraine

    The Pipeline Dividing Europe
    Dec15

    The Pipeline Dividing Europe

    Though many expected the EU to renew sanctions against Russia for its incursions in Ukraine as a matter of course, Italy has delayed proceedings by asking for more discussion on the matter. Important to this discussion seems to be Berlin’s intention to move forward with the construction of the Nord Stream 2 pipeline, which would increase...

    First Briton to travel to ISS blasts off into space
    Dec15

    First Briton to travel to ISS blasts off into space

    Member of the International Space Station expedition 46/47, British ESA astronaut Timothy Peake gestures to his children during a sending-off ceremony at the Baikonur cosmodrome in Kazakhstan on 15 December 2015, before travelling on board the Soyuz TMA-19M spacecraft to the International Space Station (ISS). Photo: Reuters Baikonur, December 15...

    Kerry seeks ‘real progress’ on Syria in Moscow talks
    Dec15

    Kerry seeks ‘real progress’ on Syria in Moscow talks

    US Secretary of State John Kerry sought in a visit to Moscow on Tuesday to make progress in narrowing differences with Russian leader Vladimir Putin over how to end the conflict in Syria. At the start of a three-hour meeting with Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov, Kerry said he wanted to prepare the ground for a third round of talks of world...

    Ukraine’s Politics Descend Into Slapstick
    Dec15

    Ukraine’s Politics Descend Into Slapstick

    Fistfights do not bode well for reform. …read more Source:...

    Merkel hardens migrant stance
    Dec15

    Merkel hardens migrant stance

    Chancellor pledges to cut refugee numbers German Chancellor Angela Merkel, leader of the Christian Democratic Union (CDU), speaks in Karlsruhe, Germany, Dec. 14. REUTERS/Kai Pfaffenbach BY PAUL CARREL AND NOAH BARKIN Reuters KARLSRUHE, Germany – German Chancellor Angela Merkel defended her refugee policies at a congress of her conservative party...

    Twilight of the Elites
    Dec15

    Twilight of the Elites

    Ever since the Russian seizure of Crimea and the gyrations that accompanied the narrowly averted Grexit, the European Union has been journeying along a reverse loop of history, punctuated by increasingly insular and disjointed national politics, and ever more resounding—if ever more futile—elite appeals to pan-European solidarity on economic and...

    Kerry meets Putin to push Syria peace plan
    Dec15

    Kerry meets Putin to push Syria peace plan

    US Secretary of State John Kerry met Russia’s President Vladimir Putin at the Kremlin today to seek agreement on how best to push forward efforts to halt Syria’s brutal civil war. Russia and the United States are sponsors of an international effort to broker a ceasefire and political talks between Bashar al-Assad’s regime and...

    President Duda: Ukrainian sovereignty a key issue for Poland
    Dec15

    President Duda: Ukrainian sovereignty a key issue for Poland

    President Andrzej Duda said Poland has pledged a EUR 1 bln credit line to “key strategic partner” Ukraine, during a meeting with Ukrainian counterpart Petro Poroshenko in Kiev on Tuesday. …read more Source: Polskie Radio dla...

    News24.com | Kerry wants common ground with Russia on Syria
    Dec15

    News24.com | Kerry wants common ground with Russia on Syria

    The United States and Russia need to find “common ground” to end Syria’s civil war and restore stability in eastern Ukraine, US Secretary of State John Kerry says. …read more Source:...

    Russia supplies Syria mission with old cargo ships bought from Turkey
    Dec15

    Russia supplies Syria mission with old cargo ships bought from Turkey

    Earlier this year, an old refrigerator ship called the Georgiy Agafonov, built to transport fruit and vegetables for the Soviet Union, was quietly gathering rust in the Ukrainian port of Izmail where the Danube flows into the Black Sea. …read more Source: Channel...