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    NATO urges continued pressure against Russia over Ukraine
    Dec07

    NATO urges continued pressure against Russia over Ukraine

    Ed AdamczykBRUSSELS, Dec. 7 (UPI) — NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg said that economic pressure on Russia over its involvement in Ukraine must be sustained. …read more Source: United Press...

    NATO urges continued sanctions on Russia over Ukraine (AFP)
    Dec07

    NATO urges continued sanctions on Russia over Ukraine (AFP)

    Brussels (AFP) – Damaging EU economic sanctions imposed on Russia over the Ukraine crisis must be kept in place to force Moscow to meet its Minsk ceasefire commitments, NATO head Jens Stoltenberg said Wednesday. …read more Source: The West...

    Contact group on Ukraine to reconvene in Minsk on 21 December
    Dec07

    Contact group on Ukraine to reconvene in Minsk on 21 December

    “The next conference will be held in two weeks, on 21 December,” said the OSCE’s special representative in the trilateral contact group on resolving the conflict in Ukraine’s east Martin Sajdik. …read more Source:...

    Hope for fast solution to water supply problem in Ukraine’s conflict zone
    Dec07

    Hope for fast solution to water supply problem in Ukraine’s conflict zone

    “We have also discussed the vital problem of water supply in several areas of Lugansk Oblast. We agreed that legal and technical solutions will have to be found fast, within one week. I strongly hope that this time deeds will follow the words,” said Martin Sajdik. …read more Source:...

    Tusk BEGS EU chiefs to SIGN OFF on Ukraine deal & open Europe’s doors to 50 MILLION people
    Dec07

    Tusk BEGS EU chiefs to SIGN OFF on Ukraine deal & open Europe’s doors to 50 MILLION people

    DONALD Tusk has issued a desperate rallying cry to European Union chiefs in a bid to stop Brussels infighting from stalling a promise to lift visa restrictions against Ukraine and Georgia. …read more Source:...

    Growing feeling of responsibility during Minsk talks on POW release in Ukraine
    Dec07

    Growing feeling of responsibility during Minsk talks on POW release in Ukraine

    “As before, the subgroup on humanitarian affairs discussed in detail the release of persons, who are held in captivity due to the conflict. The subgroup continued this work with an increasing feeling of responsibility before the detained people and their families,” said Martin Sajdik. …read more Source:...

    Ukrainian President Rejects Fugitive Lawmaker’s Corruption Accusations, But Shock Waves Extend Abroad
    Dec07

    Ukrainian President Rejects Fugitive Lawmaker’s Corruption Accusations, But Shock Waves Extend Abroad

    Corruption accusations by a former ally of Ukraine’s president have reverberated beyond the country’s borders, as fugitive lawmaker Oleksandr Onyshchenko says he’s turned damning recordings over to the FBI. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    The Royal Navy Only Has 26 Combat Vessels (And Is Now Killing-Off Its Only Aircraft Carrier)
    Dec07

    The Royal Navy Only Has 26 Combat Vessels (And Is Now Killing-Off Its Only Aircraft Carrier)

    Robert Beckhusen Security, HMS ‘Illustrious’ heads for the scrapyard. HMS Illustrious, the last of the Royal Navy’s Invincible-class carriers, has set sail from Portsmouth to meet her doom at a Turkish scrapyard. The British government chose to sell her for scrap in 2014, but Illustrious’ final journey nonetheless signals the...

    Ukraine offers Trump own jet after Air Force One flap
    Dec07

    Ukraine offers Trump own jet after Air Force One flap

    An Antonov-225 Mriya plane at Gostomel, some 30 km from Kiev -AFP photo KIEV: Ukraine’s main plane maker told US President-elect Donald Trump on Wednesday that he may want to purchase one of its jets after he called Boeing’s version of Air Force One too costly. The suggestion was made in clear jest on the Antonov company’s...

    NATO urges continued sanctions on Russia over Ukraine
    Dec07

    NATO urges continued sanctions on Russia over Ukraine

    Damaging EU economic sanctions imposed on Russia over the Ukraine crisis must be kept in place to force Moscow to meet its Minsk ceasefire commitments, NATO head Jens Stoltenberg said Wednesday. His comments come as the European Union discusses renewal of the sanctions amid doubts about their effectiveness and cost, and concerns that US...