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Section: World Press about Ukraine

    Russia, EU Trade Talks Fail, Kiev Set to Face Retaliation
    Dec22

    Russia, EU Trade Talks Fail, Kiev Set to Face Retaliation

    …read more Source: The Jakarta...

    Russia Warns Cancelling Nord Stream Project Would Hurt Europe
    Dec22

    Russia Warns Cancelling Nord Stream Project Would Hurt Europe

    Russia warned December 21 that any move by the European Union to cancel the Nord Stream gas pipeline from Russia’s Baltic coast to Germany would only hurt Europe. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Ukraine Bans Lim Bizkit Rock Group Lead Singer For Five Years
    Dec22

    Ukraine Bans Lim Bizkit Rock Group Lead Singer For Five Years

    Ukrainian news media reported December 21 that the country’s national security service has banned the leader of the U.S. rock band Limp Bizkit from entering the country for five years. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Last-Ditch Talks With Russia Fail To Resolve Impasse Over Trade
    Dec22

    Last-Ditch Talks With Russia Fail To Resolve Impasse Over Trade

    Last-ditch negotiations aimed at addressing Russia’s concerns about a free trade agreement between the European Union and Ukraine ended without result December 21. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Russia to impose food embargo on Ukraine from 2016
    Dec22

    Russia to impose food embargo on Ukraine from 2016

    Moscow is about to toughen economic restrictions against Ukraine by banning food imports from the neighbor starting from next year, when Kiev’s free trade regime with the European Union (EU) becomes effective. …read more Source: China...

    EU extends sanctions against defiant Russia
    Dec22

    EU extends sanctions against defiant Russia

    BRUSSELS: The EU extended damaging economic sanctions against Russia on Monday amid sharp differences over relations with Moscow which struck back with a furious tirade and its own import ban against Ukraine. Russia said the decision showed the EU did not really want improved relations so as battle common threats such as terrorism. “It is...

    Council of Europe comes out against Ukrainian ban on Nazi and Communist symbols
    Dec22

    Council of Europe comes out against Ukrainian ban on Nazi and Communist symbols

    Law is ‘attempt to re-write country’s history,’ and is a ‘violation of freedom of expression,’ according to Holocaust museum, rights groups. …read more Source: The Jerusalem...

    Russia Says Ukraine Failed To Repay Multibillion Debt
    Dec22

    Russia Says Ukraine Failed To Repay Multibillion Debt

    Russia’s Finance Ministry says Ukraine has failed to repay a $3 billion Eurobond debt owed to Russia by December 21. “It means Ukraine has preferred a default on its debt liabilities to talks on an …read more Source: Big News...

    Stalin Gaining Popularity in Putin’s Russia
    Dec22

    Stalin Gaining Popularity in Putin’s Russia

    Russia’s Communist Party on Monday honored the birthday of Soviet leader Joseph Stalin with flowers and speeches during an annual ritual at his grave on Moscow’s Red Square. Gennady Zyuganov, head of the Communist Party of the Russian Federation (KPRF), gave a long, admiring speech on Stalin to the gathered crowd. ”Today, the...

    European Union extends sanctions against Russia
    Dec22

    European Union extends sanctions against Russia

    BRUSSELS — The European Union on Monday extended sanctions against Russia for six months, achieving unity among 28 member nations despite rising divisions over how long to press a major trading partner on its annexation of Crimea and fueling of a separatist war in Ukraine. The decision to extend the sanctions comes at the end of a difficult year...