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Section: World Press about Ukraine

    Minister denies Israelis to enjoy visa waiver
    Dec22

    Minister denies Israelis to enjoy visa waiver

    Foreign visitors wait at a visa-on-arrival payment counter at an airport. Coordinating Maritime Affairs Minister Rizal Ramli announced on Monday that the government would waive visa requirements for another 84 more countries starting this week. (Antara/Nyoman Budhiana) Coordinating Maritime Affairs Minister Rizal Ramli has stated that the...

    Russia imposes new sanction on Ukraine over EU deal
    Dec22

    Russia imposes new sanction on Ukraine over EU deal

    Earlier Russia announced a ban on imported Ukrainian food because Ukraine blacklisted many Russian banks, defense firms and airlines. …read more Source:...

    World briefs: EU extends sanctions against Russia
    Dec22

    World briefs: EU 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. …read more Source: Pittsburgh...

    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...

    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...

    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...

    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...