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Section: World Press about Ukraine

    Belarus: Between Russia and the West
    Mar29

    Belarus: Between Russia and the West

    Kenneth Yalowitz, William Courtney Security, For 22 years Belarusian President Alyaksandr Lukashenka has tacked toward Russia but kept channels open to the West, while maintaining an authoritarian grip on power. Frightened by Moscow’s intervention in Ukraine, he assumed the mantle of defender of Belarusian sovereignty. Reverting to form,...

    Sending a message to Putin in the Baltics
    Mar29

    Sending a message to Putin in the Baltics

    In a few months, Canada will take the lead in a NATO battle group in Latvia that is meant to send a strong message to Vladimir Putin. After the annexation of Crimea by Russia in 2014, NATO is taking no chances and this mission, dubbed Enhanced Forward Presence, is a warning to Moscow not to overstep its place in the region. About 4,000 troops...

    Poland Shuts Consulates in Ukraine After Grenade Attack
    Mar29

    Poland Shuts Consulates in Ukraine After Grenade Attack

    KIEV/WARSAW—Poland temporarily closed its consulates in Ukraine after a grenade attack overnight at one of its buildings near the Polish border that Kiev said was intended to harm bilateral ties with Warsaw. Relations between Poland and Ukraine have deteriorated in the past year in a row over World War II atrocities, although Warsaw still...

    Setback for Kiev over missed Russia bond payment
    Mar29

    Setback for Kiev over missed Russia bond payment

    Ukraine’s defence for failing to repay deemed unfit to go to full trial …read more Source: Financial...

    Parties to Ukraine conflict reach agreement on Easter ceasefire
    Mar29

    Parties to Ukraine conflict reach agreement on Easter ceasefire

    The trilateral contact group issued a statement that reads that the contact group and representatives of certain districts of Ukraine’s Donetsk Oblast and Lugansk Oblast welcome the determination of all the participants of the Minsk process to ensure full respect of the ceasefire declared in view of the upcoming Easter holidays. …read...

    Trilateral contact group on Ukraine: There is no alternative to Minsk accords
    Mar29

    Trilateral contact group on Ukraine: There is no alternative to Minsk accords

    There is no alternative to the Minsk accords. The trilateral contact group together with representatives of certain districts of Ukraine’s Donetsk Oblast and Lugansk Oblast intends to step up its work in the areas of security, politics, humanitarian affairs and economy, the statement reads. …read more Source:...

    President of Poland: Attack on Consulate of Poland in Ukraine requires intervention
    Mar29

    President of Poland: Attack on Consulate of Poland in Ukraine requires intervention

    …read more Source: NEWS.am

    When Russia and Ukraine Battle in Court, the West Wins
    Mar29

    When Russia and Ukraine Battle in Court, the West Wins

    Even Putin has decided to rely on the Western legal system to help settle a bitter feud. …read more Source:...

    Ukrainian president condemns attack on Polish Consulate
    Mar29

    Ukrainian president condemns attack on Polish Consulate

    Ukraine’s president on Wednesday condemned an overnight shelling of the Polish Consulate in a western city that hasn’t hurt anyone and vowed to track down those responsible …read more Source: ABC...

    Daily Foreign Affairs Roundup
    Mar29

    Daily Foreign Affairs Roundup

    Here are some interesting stories relevant to foreign affairs from today, Wednesday, March 29: What happens now that Britain has triggered Article 50? The Economist explains how Brexit could play out in the coming months. The United States should not send U.S. troops into harm’s way unless a vital U.S. national security interest is at...