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    Poland and Lithuania rebuke Juncker on Russia
    Dec15

    Poland and Lithuania rebuke Juncker on Russia

    Poland and Lithuania have rebuked the European Commission for seeking closer economic ties with Russia while it continues to wage war in Ukraine. …read more Source:...

    Ukraine minister throws water in governor’s face in new row (AFP)
    Dec15

    Ukraine minister throws water in governor’s face in new row (AFP)

    Kiev (AFP) – Ukraine’s Interior Minister Arsen Avakov threw water at the reformist governor and former president of Georgia Mikheil Saakashvili, in the latest high-profile spat illustrating growing tensions within Kiev’s pro-Western coalition. …read more Source: The West...

    [Ticker] Russia sanctions to be discussed by EU diplomats Friday
    Dec15

    [Ticker] Russia sanctions to be discussed by EU diplomats Friday

    The extension of EU sanctions against Russia will be discussed by member states’ EU ambassadors Friday, European Council president Donald Tusk said Tuesday. The decision was postponed last week after Italy asked for a political debate at this week’s EU summit. …read more Source:...

    Kerry calls for common ground with Russia on Syria, Ukraine
    Dec15

    Kerry calls for common ground with Russia on Syria, Ukraine

    MOSCOW (AP) — 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 Tuesday, as he met with Russian President Vladimir Putin to try to narrow gaps in the countries’ approaches to the crises. Russia and the U.S. are at odds over...

    Kazakhstan: who ordered the killings and tortures?
    Dec15

    Kazakhstan: who ordered the killings and tortures?

    Who ordered police to shoot down oil workers demonstrating for fair living standards? Who organised the torture of activists in police cells? Four years after police killed at least 16 demonstrators and injured 60 more in the oil city of Zhanaozen in western Kazakhstan, trade unionists and human rights campaigners are demanding answers. They will...

    Ukrainian man sentenced to 11 years in Russia for spying
    Dec15

    Ukrainian man sentenced to 11 years in Russia for spying

    MOSCOW (AP) — A court in Moscow has sentenced a Ukrainian man to 11 years in prison on spying charges in a case that comes amid continuing Russia-Ukraine tensions. …read more Source: CNS...

    Issue of prolonging sanctions on Russia to be discussed on December 18
    Dec15

    Issue of prolonging sanctions on Russia to be discussed on December 18

    President of the European Council Donald Tusk announced about this. …read more Source:...

    Polish president: Ukraine should attend NATO summit in 2016
    Dec15

    Polish president: Ukraine should attend NATO summit in 2016

    WARSAW, Poland (AP) ” Poland’s president says he wants Ukraine to attend next year’s NATO summit in Warsaw that will focus on security for the region anxious over a resurgent Russia.On a visit to Kiev Tuesday, Andrzej Duda said… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Kerry: Russia a ‘significant contributor’ to progress in Syria
    Dec15

    Kerry: Russia a ‘significant contributor’ to progress in Syria

    “Russia has been a significant contributor to the progress” the world has made on Syria, Secretary of State John Kerry said Tuesday in Moscow. U.S. officials have repeatedly criticized Russia’s intervention in Syria as “counterproductive” — designed more to bolster President Bashar Assad than to degrade the Islamic State. But the tone of...

    Lavrov- Kerry Talks Focused on Syria and Ukraine
    Dec15

    Lavrov- Kerry Talks Focused on Syria and Ukraine

    Moscow, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov and his US counterpart, John Kerry, focus the talks that begun today in the fight against the Islamic State and other terrorist groups, as well as in the Ukrainian conflict. …read more Source:...