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Section: World Press about Ukraine

    Russia’s State Duma adopts law on suspending free trade with Ukraine
    Dec22

    Russia’s State Duma adopts law on suspending free trade with Ukraine

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    Ukraine announces ‘New Year’ truce with pro-Russia rebels
    Dec22

    Ukraine announces ‘New Year’ truce with pro-Russia rebels

    A new truce between Ukraine and rebel fighters has been agreed upon and will be effective from midnight tonight. …read more Source: World...

    Ukraine announces ‘New Year’ truce with pro-Russia rebels
    Dec22

    Ukraine announces ‘New Year’ truce with pro-Russia rebels

    Ukraine said Tuesday it had reached a “New Year” truce agreement with pro-Russian insurgents that could finally end periodic deadly clashes in the war-scarred ex-Soviet state …read more Source: The Daily...

    U.S. Expands Sanctions List For Russians, Ukrainians
    Dec22

    U.S. Expands Sanctions List For Russians, Ukrainians

    The United States is adding nearly three dozen people and companies to its sanctions list for activity directly or indirectly connected to the conflict in eastern Ukraine and the annexation of the Crimean Peninsula. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    [Focus] Europe in Review 2015
    Dec22

    [Focus] Europe in Review 2015

    EUobserver’s third annual review looks back at the main events of 2015: Terrorist attacks in France; the migration crisis; Grexit; and the Ukraine conflict. Download or order your copy here. …read more Source:...

    Kremlin says to consider possible counter measures after new round of US sanctions
    Dec22

    Kremlin says to consider possible counter measures after new round of US sanctions

    Russia may consider counter measures after the United States on Tuesday imposed sanctions on 34 individuals and entities as part of its efforts to pressure Russia over its role in the Ukraine crisis, Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said …read more Source: The Daily...

    [Ticker] Report: German firm selling turbines to Crimea
    Dec22

    [Ticker] Report: German firm selling turbines to Crimea

    Ukrainian weekly Dzerkalo Tyzhnia has published an investigation saying German firm Siemens is supplying electricity turbines to Russia-annexed Crimea by exploiting loopholes in EU sanctions. Siemens couldn’t be reach for comment Tuesday. It previously denied the allegation, which first surfaced in Russian daily Vedomosti in June....

    France is Israel’s largest source of aliyah for 2nd straight year
    Dec22

    France is Israel’s largest source of aliyah for 2nd straight year

    (JTA) — For the second consecutive year, France is the largest provider of Jewish immigrants to Israel with a record total of 7,328 newcomers in 2015. The number of French citizens who immigrated to Israel under its law of return for Jews, or made aliyah, from Jan. 1 to Dec. 1 constituted a 10 percent increase over the 6,661 French olim who came...

    Belarus, Russia, Kazakhstan work out provisional scheme to control transit via Ukraine
    Dec22

    Belarus, Russia, Kazakhstan work out provisional scheme to control transit via Ukraine

    After the session Viktor Khristenko explained that plans had been made to create a common information system within half a year to register the merchandise imported into the Eurasian Economic Union. The system will track all the commodities imported into the Eurasian Economic Union. …read more Source:...

    U.S. announces Ukraine-related sanctions on 34 individuals, entities
    Dec22

    U.S. announces Ukraine-related sanctions on 34 individuals, entities

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The United States on Tuesday imposed sanctions on 34 individuals and entities as part of its efforts to pressure Russia for its intervention in Ukraine, the U.S. Treasury Department said. …read more Source:...