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    Obama vows retaliation for suspected Russian hacking
    Dec16

    Obama vows retaliation for suspected Russian hacking

    President Barack Obama is promising that the U.S. will retaliate against Russia for its suspected meddling in America’s election process, an accusation the Kremlin has vehemently denied. Amid calls on both sides of the political aisle on Capitol Hill for a full-bore congressional investigation, including assertions President Vladimir Putin...

    Petro Poroshenko urges Dutch to sign EU-Ukraine agreement
    Dec16

    Petro Poroshenko urges Dutch to sign EU-Ukraine agreement

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko on Friday urged the Netherlands to ratify a pact between his country and the EU after amendments were agreed by EU leaders. Poroshenko wrote on Twitter “we call upon the Netherlands to fulfill the relevant procedures to ensure its swift entry into force.†He added that the agreement, which...

    One joyless Brussels day before Christmas
    Dec16

    One joyless Brussels day before Christmas

    It was the morning after the EU summit, and all through the lands stirred feelings of annoyance, even among the mice. The leaders of Europe at Donald Tusk’s party running so long and so late. Mario Draghi and Jens Stoltenberg for being forced to wait. And the poor poor chefs, whose efforts to lay on the greatest of spreads, all went to...

    Putin, Abe: Leaders signal no resolution on island dispute
    Dec16

    Putin, Abe: Leaders signal no resolution on island dispute

    "It would be naive to think we can solve this problem in an hour," Putin said at a joint press conference with Abe. Russia and Japan on Friday signalled there was no resolution after a two-day summit to a decades-long territorial dispute that has blocked them from achieving a peace treaty to formally end World War II hostilities.Russian...

    President Obama says the U.S. will retaliate against Vladimir Putin for Russian DNC email hack
    Dec16

    President Obama says the U.S. will retaliate against Vladimir Putin for Russian DNC email hack

    President Barack Obama speaks during a “My Brother’s Keeper” summit in South Court Auditorium at the Eisenhower Executive Office Building on the White House complex in Washington. (Credit: AP) WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama is promising that the U.S. will retaliate against Russia for its suspected meddling in...

    Estonian tycoon Hillar Teder gives half of one company to another to cover debt
    Dec16

    Estonian tycoon Hillar Teder gives half of one company to another to cover debt

    stonian tycoon Hillar Teder, the founder and majority owner of the Ukrainian development company Arricano, transferred 49 percent of the shares in his company Filgate Credit Enterprises Ltd. to Arricano to settle a debt of 39.8 mln USD. …read more Source: The Baltic...

    EU agrees to extend Russia sanctions until mid-2017 in a signal to Trump
    Dec16

    EU agrees to extend Russia sanctions until mid-2017 in a signal to Trump

    European Union leaders agreed on Thursday to extend economic sanctions against Russia over the turmoil in Ukraine until mid-2017, though some wanted a longer timespan over fear U.S. President-elect Donald Trump would ease pressure on Moscow., The decision was expected and the formal process to extend the sanctions on Russia’s defense,...

    Ukraine deal meets naysayers halfway | NRC Handelsblad – Netherlands
    Dec16

    Ukraine deal meets naysayers halfway | NRC Handelsblad – Netherlands

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    EU Parliament approves cancellation of visa regime for Ukraine and Georgia
    Dec16

    EU Parliament approves cancellation of visa regime for Ukraine and Georgia

    The proposal for the visa waiver for Georgia was issued by the European Commission on March 9 since the country met the conditions for the visa requirement exemption …read more Source:...

    EU presses Russia on Syria and Ukraine
    Dec16

    EU presses Russia on Syria and Ukraine

    BRUSSELS: European Union leaders piled pressure on Russia on Thursday, urging the Kremlin to protect civilians in Syria while taking steps to save a historic cooperation pact with Ukraine and extending sanctions against Moscow. At the final summit of one of the most turbulent years in the EU’s six-decade history, the bloc’s 28 leaders...