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    EU-Ukraine trade pact  talks with Russia end without result
    Dec21

    EU-Ukraine trade pact talks with Russia end without result

    BRUSSELS (AP) — Talks aimed at addressing Russia’s concerns about a free trade agreement between the European Union and Ukraine have ended without result and as a result, it will go into force as planned on Jan. 1. …read more Source: CNS...

    Ukraine media says govt has banned Limp Bizkit leader Durst
    Dec21

    Ukraine media says govt has banned Limp Bizkit leader Durst

    Ukrainian news media are reporting that the country’s national security service has banned the leader of the group Limp Bizkit from entering the country for five years …read more Source: The Daily...

    Ukraine media says govt has banned Limp Bizkit leader Durst
    Dec21

    Ukraine media says govt has banned Limp Bizkit leader Durst

    MOSCOW (AP) — Ukrainian news media are reporting that the country’s national security service has banned the leader of the group Limp Bizkit from entering the country for five years. Fred Durst, the founder of the group and its lead singer, was quoted in news reports in October as saying he was interested in buying a house in Crimea, the...

    [Ticker] EU formalises extension of Russia sanctions
    Dec21

    [Ticker] EU formalises extension of Russia sanctions

    EU countries, by written procedure, extended the life of Russian economic sanctions by six months from January Monday, due to its non-compliance with a Ukraine ceasefire. The act becomes legally binding Tuesday. Russian leader Putin the same day said the EU should “not just nod in agreement” to US demands. …read more Source:...

    Ukraine Reformers Under Pressure after Biden Visit
    Dec21

    Ukraine Reformers Under Pressure after Biden Visit

    Some of Ukraine’s leading reformers find themselves under attack in the week since U.S. Vice President Joe Biden urged Ukraine’s elected leaders to move faster to enact anti-corruption legislation. Addressing the Ukrainian Rada last week, Biden said the country’s leadership faces a “test of courage,” and must honor the sacrifice...

    EU officially extends Russia sanctions for six months over Ukraine conflict
    Dec21

    EU officially extends Russia sanctions for six months over Ukraine conflict

    The EU has decided to maintain economic sanctions against Moscow citing incomplete implementation of the Minsk peace accord. Moscow claims the extension will encourage Kyiv to ‘sabotage’ the peace process. …read more Source: Deutsche...

    Russian minister says cancelling Nord Stream-2 would be ‘shot in foot’
    Dec21

    Russian minister says cancelling Nord Stream-2 would be ‘shot in foot’

    Failure to go ahead with the Nord Stream gas pipeline expansion to double gas shipment from Russia’s Baltic coast to Germany, bypassing Ukraine, would be “a shot in the foot,” Russian Economy Minister Alexei Ulyukayev said on Monday. …read more Source: Channel...

    The art of the possible: rediscovering the meaning of realpolitik
    Dec21

    The art of the possible: rediscovering the meaning of realpolitik

    Realpolitik: a History by John Bew reviewed. Many years ago I studied history as an ­undergraduate at Edinburgh University. My motivation was a fascination with the future more than with the past: without historical study, as my fellow Scot Niall Ferguson has argued elsewhere, our reference points for understanding the future are limited to...

    Russia slams EU for extending sanctions over the Ukraine crisis
    Dec21

    Russia slams EU for extending sanctions over the Ukraine crisis

    Russia on Monday lashed out at the European Union for prolonging sanctions over the Ukraine crisis for another six months rather than choosing to cooperate over issues including the fight against terrorism. “It is necessary to point out that instead of building constructive cooperation to counter the key challenges of our times such as...

    EU extends Russia sanctions for another 6 months
    Dec21

    EU extends Russia sanctions for another 6 months

    BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Union has renewed its economic sanctions against Russia for six months, after concluding that Moscow has failed to fully respect a peace agreement in eastern Ukraine. The sanctions target Russia’s financial, energy and defense sectors as well as some dual-use goods. The EU Council said in a statement Monday that...