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      [Ticker] After Ukraine fiasco, US designates new EU envoy
      May06

      [Ticker] After Ukraine fiasco, US designates new EU envoy

      The US has elevated its ambassador to Belgium, former businessman Ronald J. Gidwitz, to the post of caretaker ambassador to the EU, it said Tuesday, adding he will “advance a strong US-EU partnership”, help Europe in its economic recovery after the pandemic, and promote “our shared interests and values across the globe.”...

      [Ticker] Chernobyl fires still burning on anniversary of accident
      Apr27

      [Ticker] Chernobyl fires still burning on anniversary of accident

      In Ukraine’s Chernobyl, fires are blazing close to where the world’s worst nuclear disaster took place exactly 34 years ago, Deutsche Welle reports. Ukraine’s president Volodymyr Zelensky visited firefighters still trying to extinguish the flames. Environmental experts feared the fires could stir up radioactive ash and...

      WhatsApp leak exposes Russia link to Dutch far-right
      Apr17

      WhatsApp leak exposes Russia link to Dutch far-right

      A Dutch far-right politician behind a 2016 referendum on Ukraine and the EU had fishy ties to Russia, according to new revelations. …read more Source::...

      [Ticker] Dutch families seek ‘truth and justice’ at MH17 trial
      Mar09

      [Ticker] Dutch families seek ‘truth and justice’ at MH17 trial

      Three Russians and a man from eastern Ukraine go on trial in absentia in The Netherlands Monday accused by Dutch prosecutors of downing flight MH17 in Ukraine in 2014, killing 298 mostly Dutch people. “The start of the criminal trial … marks an important milestone towards establishing the truth, and achieving justice,” The EU...

      New shelling shows Russian force in Ukraine
      Feb20

      New shelling shows Russian force in Ukraine

      Intensity of shelling in east Ukraine on Tuesday gave lie to Russian claims it has no forces in region, Ukrainian diplomats have said. …read more Source::...

      [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,...