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      [Opinion] The last best chance for Donbas and peace in Europe?
      Feb14

      [Opinion] The last best chance for Donbas and peace in Europe?

      At the Munich Security Conference this weekend, the Euro-Atlantic Security Leaders Group (EASLG) will publish Twelve Steps Toward Greater Security in Ukraine and the Euro-Atlantic Region, endorsed by nearly 50 distinguished current and former senior officials, military officers, and experts. …read more Source::...

      [Ticker] Merkel and Putin to discuss Middle East crisis in Moscow
      Jan06

      [Ticker] Merkel and Putin to discuss Middle East crisis in Moscow

      German chancellor Angela Merkel will go to Moscow to discuss the Middle East crisis with Russian president Vladimir Putin, the Kremlin press service announced. The visit comes at the invitation of Putin after the assassination of the Iranian top general Qassem Suleimani. Apart from the Iran crisis, they will also discuss Syria, Libya and Ukraine,...

      [Ticker] EU winter gas supplies secured in Russia-Ukraine deal
      Dec23

      [Ticker] EU winter gas supplies secured in Russia-Ukraine deal

      Russia’s Gazprom and Ukraine’s Naftogaz have agreed a last-minute deal on EU gas transit up till 2024, allying fears of a winter supply crunch in Europe. Saturday’s deal after Gazprom agreed to pay $2.9bn (€2.6bn) in an arbitration dispute on old contracts. “Everyone is a winner,” the European Commission said. But...

      [Ticker] Russia and Ukraine reach deal on gas transit to Europe
      Dec20

      [Ticker] Russia and Ukraine reach deal on gas transit to Europe

      On Thursday, Russia and Ukraine reached a deal to continue the transit of Russian gas through Ukrainian territory, Deutsche Welle writes. European Commission vice president Maros Sefcovic announced the news, saying “after these very intensive talks I am very glad to say that we reached an agreement in principle on all key elements,”...

      [Ticker] EU extends sanctions on Russia until mid-2020
      Dec13

      [Ticker] EU extends sanctions on Russia until mid-2020

      EU leaders agreed on Thursday evening to extend economic sanctions against Russia for another six months. The measures, which were set to expire in January, are now updated until the end of July 2020. The sanctions were first implemented in 2014 after Moscow annexed Ukraine’s Crimea. The EU’s restrictions target Russia’s energy,...

      [Ticker] Russia and Ukraine agree ceasefire by new year
      Dec10

      [Ticker] Russia and Ukraine agree ceasefire by new year

      Russian president Vladimir Putin and Ukrainian president Volodymyr Zelensky agreed to implement a ceasefire in eastern Ukraine by the end of the year, at their meeting on Monday in Paris hosted by France and Germany. They also agreed to implement an “all-for-all” prisoner exchange by the new year. The meeting’s aim was to revive...

      Guns blaze in Ukraine as leaders meet in Paris
      Dec09

      Guns blaze in Ukraine as leaders meet in Paris

      Hundreds of explosions and bursts of small arms fire were reported on the contact line in east Ukraine, as France prepares to host the first peace summit on the war in three years. …read more Source::...

      [Ticker] Hungary blocks Ukraine in Nato over language rights
      Dec04

      [Ticker] Hungary blocks Ukraine in Nato over language rights

      Hungarian foreign minister, Péter Szijjártó, pledged on Wednesday that his country would block Ukraine’s membership in Nato unless Kiev restores the rights that about 150,000 ethnic Hungarians had before a language law from 2017 put a curb on minorities’ access to education in their mother tongues, Reuters writes. “We ask for no...

      [Ticker] Apple maps now ‘annex’ Crimea from Ukraine
      Nov28

      [Ticker] Apple maps now ‘annex’ Crimea from Ukraine

      US tech firm Apple has begun showing Crimea, which Russia invaded and annexed from Ukraine in 2014, as part of Russia in its map and weather apps when these are viewed from inside Russia, but as part of Ukraine when viewed from other locations. “Crimea and Sevastopol now appear on Apple devices as Russian territory,” the Russian...

      EU fears new Russia gas crisis, amid court disputes
      Nov28

      EU fears new Russia gas crisis, amid court disputes

      Russia must pay Ukraine €2.4bn in a long-running gas dispute, a Swedish court has said, in a ruling that could lead to a repeat of the 2009 winter gas crisis in the EU. …read more Source::...