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Section: World Press about Ukraine

    Germany sees ‘very difficult’ situation in eastern Ukraine
    Jun26

    Germany sees ‘very difficult’ situation in eastern Ukraine

    BERLIN (Reuters) – German Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel said on Monday that both Ukraine and Russian-backed separatists were violating a ceasefire agreement in eastern Ukraine and it would likely be difficult to resolve the crisis in the short term. …read more Source:...

    How the Fed serves US foreign intelligence
    Jun26

    How the Fed serves US foreign intelligence

    The Federal Reserve’s little-known role housing the assets of other central banks comes with a unique benefit to the United States: It serves as a source of foreign intelligence for Washington.Senior officials from the US Treasury and other government departments have turned to these otherwise confidential accounts several times a year to...

    Germany sees "very difficult" situation in eastern Ukraine
    Jun26

    Germany sees "very difficult" situation in eastern Ukraine

    BERLIN (Reuters) – German Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel said on Monday that both Ukraine and Russian-backed separatists were violating a ceasefire agreement in eastern Ukraine and it would likely be difficult to resolve the crisis in the short term. …read more Source: The...

    ‘France will not recognise Crimea annexation’
    Jun26

    ‘France will not recognise Crimea annexation’

    President Emmanuel Macron said on Monday that France refuses to recognise Russia’s “annexation” of the Ukrainian peninsula of Crimea but that he hoped to make progress towards peace.Macron said after… …read more Source: The...

    Trump Eager For Big Meeting with Putin, Some Advisers Wary
    Jun26

    Trump Eager For Big Meeting with Putin, Some Advisers Wary

    President Donald Trump is eager to meet Russian President Vladimir Putin with full diplomatic bells and whistles when the two are in Germany for a multinational summit next month. But the idea is exposing deep divisions within the administration on the best way to approach Moscow in the midst of an ongoing investigation into Russian meddling in...

    Almost 60% Ukrainians Against Ban on Russian Social Networks – Poll
    Jun26

    Almost 60% Ukrainians Against Ban on Russian Social Networks – Poll

    KIEV (Sputnik) — Almost 60 percent of Ukrainians do not support a ban on the Russian social networks in the country, introduced by the Ukrainian authorities in mid-May, a poll revealed on Monday. “Almost 60 percent do not support a ban of the Russian sites in Ukraine, in particular, Odnoklassniki, VKontakte, Yandex; a quarter — supports, 20...

    NATO’s senior military officer: Russia threat growing on all fronts
    Jun26

    NATO’s senior military officer: Russia threat growing on all fronts

    NATO’s senior military officer said the alliance was confronting efforts by Russia to increase its military capabilities on virtually every level and allies were on guard to prevent any repeat of the Kremlin’s military intervention in Crimea and eastern Ukraine. Speaking at a POLITICO Brussels Playbook breakfast Monday, General Petr...

    France not to accept Russia’s annexation of Crimea
    Jun26

    France not to accept Russia’s annexation of Crimea

    President Macron says France remains committed to Ukraine’s sovereignty …read more Source: Anadolu...

    Updates
    Jun26

    Updates

    IRIN launches new stream of Geneva-based policy reporting 26 June 2017 We are pleased to announce the launch of a new stream of Geneva-based policy reporting, which will complement IRIN’s field journalism from crisis zones around the world by shining a light on trends in financing of humanitarian assistance, the aid reform agenda, peace...

    France will not recognize Crimea’s integration into Russia: Macron
    Jun26

    France will not recognize Crimea’s integration into Russia: Macron

    President Emmanuel Macron says France refuses to recognize the integration of the Black Sea Crimean Peninsula into the Russian Federation. …read more Source: Iran...