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Section: World Press about Ukraine

    Security subgroup of Ukraine contact group agrees on 12 priority demining zones
    Dec16

    Security subgroup of Ukraine contact group agrees on 12 priority demining zones

    He reminded that the subgroup planned to solve this issue by 22 December; however, it managed to arrive at a decision on 15 December “It is very important as people are dying because of mines on the line of contact,” the OSCE special representative added. …read more Source:...

    Syria civil war: John Kerry calls for common ground with Russia on Syria, Ukraine
    Dec16

    Syria civil war: John Kerry calls for common ground with Russia on Syria, Ukraine

    Syria civil war: US Secretary of State John Kerry, left, speaks with Russia’s President Vladimir Putin during a meeting at the Kremlin in Moscow Tuesday, Dec. 15, 2015. The United States and Russia need to find “common ground” to end Syria’s civil war and restore stability in eastern Ukraine, U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said...

    Draft document on amnesty presented to Ukraine working group on political affairs
    Dec16

    Draft document on amnesty presented to Ukraine working group on political affairs

    The working group on political affairs continued the discussion on the modalities of local elections in some districts of Donetsk and Lugansk Oblasts. …read more Source:...

    US, Russia agree to push ahead with Syria talks
    Dec16

    US, Russia agree to push ahead with Syria talks

    MOSCOW: The United States and Russia agreed to plough on with efforts to halt Syria’s brutal civil war, with a fresh round of international crisis talks set for this week in New York. After a three-hour meeting in Moscow between Russian President Vladimir Putin and US Secretary of State John Kerry, the two sides appeared to be a step closer...

    Adewale “Wally” Adeyemo: Nigerian appointed by Obama as Deputy National Security Adviser
    Dec16

    Adewale “Wally” Adeyemo: Nigerian appointed by Obama as Deputy National Security Adviser

    Adewale “Wally” Adeyemo has been appointed by US President Barack Obama to succeed Caroline Atkinson as his deputy national security adviser for international economic affairs. Adewale “Wally” Adeyemo, who has served in top roles at the Treasury Department, has been appointed by US President Barack Obama to succeed Caroline Atkinson as his deputy...

    US, Russia Pledge to Cooperate on Syria
    Dec16

    US, Russia Pledge to Cooperate on Syria

    U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry says the United States and Russia can make a significant difference in Syria if they work together. He spoke Tuesday in Moscow, where he met with top Russian officials to discuss Russia’s role in Syria and Ukraine. Zlatica Hoke reports the two sides are trying to iron out their disagreements on Syria...

    Russia, United States have specific ideas on implementation of Minsk deals – Lavrov
    Dec16

    Russia, United States have specific ideas on implementation of Minsk deals – Lavrov

    MOSCOW. KAZINFORM – Russia and the United States have confirmed the support of the Minsk Agreements on Ukraine, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said Tuesday. …read more Source:...

    Jeb and Trump go at it again: ‘Donald, you’re not going to be able to insult your way to the presidency’
    Dec16

    Jeb and Trump go at it again: ‘Donald, you’re not going to be able to insult your way to the presidency’

    CNN/screenshotRepublican front-runner Donald Trump and former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush went after each other again at the CNN debate on Tuesday night. After Bush called Trump a “chaos candidate” earlier in the debate, another back-and-forth began with a question for Trump about his statement that he would go after the families of ISIS...

    China gets EBRD membership
    Dec16

    China gets EBRD membership

    London, December 15 The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) said on Monday it had accepted China as a member, handing the world’s second biggest economy investment routes into Europe, Africa and Middle East. “China’s membership of EBRD will open up significant further opportunities for sustainable investment by...

    Economic sanctions against Russia: What to expect next?
    Dec16

    Economic sanctions against Russia: What to expect next?

    This week is likely to be crucial for the extension of EU economic sanctions against Russia. On Monday, Ministers of Foreign Affairs met to discuss the issue; although the final decision is likely to be taken by Heads of State during the European Council on Thursday and Friday. Sanctions are due to expire in January 2016, and an extension of six...