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    Ukraine Recommits To NATO Membership Over Moscow’s Objections
    Jul10

    Ukraine Recommits To NATO Membership Over Moscow’s Objections

    After a meeting in Kiev between President Petro Poroshenko and NATO’s secretary general, the Ukrainian leader pledged reforms aimed at qualifying his country for the western alliance by 2020.(Image credit: Efrem Lukatsky/AP) …read more Source:...

    EU official to Moldova: Reform first, then apply to join
    Jul10

    EU official to Moldova: Reform first, then apply to join

    A senior European official is urging Moldova to implement reforms so it can formally request European Union membership. The Moldovan, Georgian and Ukrainian parliament speakers wrote to the European Parliament … Click to Continue » …read more Source: The Bellingham...

    EU official to Moldova: Reform first, then apply to join
    Jul10

    EU official to Moldova: Reform first, then apply to join

    A senior European official is urging Moldova to implement reforms so it can formally request European Union membership. The Moldovan, Georgian and Ukrainian parliament speakers wrote to the European Parliament … Click to Continue » …read more Source: The News...

    Germany’s Siemens says Russia sent turbines to Crimea
    Jul10

    Germany’s Siemens says Russia sent turbines to Crimea

    Germany’s Siemens AG says at least two gas turbines delivered to Russia were re-routed to Crimea, in violation both of European sanctions and a contract with the company. Siemens told … Click to Continue » …read more Source: The News...

    Tillerson: Sanctions remain until Russia takes “1st steps” in Ukraine
    Jul10

    Tillerson: Sanctions remain until Russia takes “1st steps” in Ukraine

    Days after Trump-Putin meeting, diplomat bluntly calls on Russia to reign in separatists it has “complete control over” …read more Source:...

    Tillerson Receives Oil Industry Award, Says He Misses Colleagues
    Jul10

    Tillerson Receives Oil Industry Award, Says He Misses Colleagues

    ISTANBUL (AP) — U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson took a brief break from his diplomatic duties on Sunday, returning to his Exxon Mobil comfort zone to bask in the glow of approval from his former colleagues in the oil sector. Accepting a lifetime achievement award from the World Petroleum Congress, the former Exxon CEO reminisced about his...

    NATO Head: Russia ‘Must Withdraw Its Thousands’ From Ukraine
    Jul10

    NATO Head: Russia ‘Must Withdraw Its Thousands’ From Ukraine

    The head of the NATO military alliance called on Russia to “withdraw its thousands of soldiers from Ukraine.” Speaking alongside Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko during a visit to Kyiv on July 10, NATO Secretary Jens Stoltenberg reiterated the Western alliance’s support for Ukraine’s sovereignty and territorial...

    NATO pledges support for Ukraine against Russia as Kiev pushes for membership
    Jul10

    NATO pledges support for Ukraine against Russia as Kiev pushes for membership

    NATO chief Jens Stoltenberg pledged the alliance’s support for Ukraine in a visit to Kiev on Monday. …read more Source: Business...

    Ukraine Begins Talks on NATO Membership Action Plan
    Jul10

    Ukraine Begins Talks on NATO Membership Action Plan

    Ukraine is beginning discussions on a membership action plan with the North Atlantic Treaty Organization, Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko announced Monday. Speaking at a joint news conference with NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg after a NATO-Ukraine Commission session in Kyiv, Poroshenko said at the moment Ukraine does not meet NATO...

    Georgia’s Dilemma
    Jul10

    Georgia’s Dilemma

    While the nadir in post-Soviet Russo-Georgian relations passed with the defeat of the United National Movement by the Georgian Dream coalition in the 2012 parliamentary elections, the subsequent Georgian governments have nevertheless maintained the country’s goal of NATO and EU membership. Over the past few years, however, both polling data...