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      Russia and Ukraine agree on withdrawal of weapons in Donbass
      Apr14

      Russia and Ukraine agree on withdrawal of weapons in Donbass

      Author(s): Dan Alexe h_51885704.jpg Russia and Ukraine agreed, after talks in Berlin on Monday, to call for the pullback of smaller caliber weapons from the front lines in eastern Ukraine as part of a fresh push to end the region’s yearlong conflict. Foreign ministers from the two countries — meeting with their French and German...

      Fighting escalates in Ukraine ahead of talks
      Apr13

      Fighting escalates in Ukraine ahead of talks

      Author(s): Dan Alexe h_51796837.jpg Fighting has picked up in eastern Ukraine, after more than a month of relative calm, as diplomats gathered in Berlin Monday to discuss the Ukraine crisis. The escalation in violence will add pressure to talks between German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier, French Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius,...

      A million Ukrainians seek safety in Russia in a year, says Moscow
      Apr08

      A million Ukrainians seek safety in Russia in a year, says Moscow

      Author(s): NEOnline | KT ukraine_refugees_russia.jpg Almost a million Ukrainians have sought safety in Russia during the last year, according to the Russian Federal Migration Service (FMS) The total figure of the citizens from the South-East of Ukraine entering the territory of the Russian Federation and currently staying on it from the period of...

      EU capitals try to downplay Tsipras' visit to Moscow
      Apr07

      EU capitals try to downplay Tsipras' visit to Moscow

      Author(s): Dan Alexe h_51876365.jpg Athens’ flirting with Moscow has caused anger and stupefaction among Greece’s European allies, particularly after the government, on its first day in office, issued a public rebuke to the EU over a joint statement regarding sanctions on Russia. …read more Source: New...

      Czech president, US ambassador in rare public spat
      Apr07

      Czech president, US ambassador in rare public spat

      Author(s): Dan Alexe Milos Zeman and Vladimir Putin.jpg Czech President Miloš Zeman and the US ambassador Andrew Schapiro are in a rare public dispute over Zeman’s decision to attend a Russian military parade. The country’s prime minister and most Czech lawmakers are siding with the American. In an interview with online publication...

      EU-Ukraine: €1.8bn in supplementary assistance
      Apr01

      EU-Ukraine: €1.8bn in supplementary assistance

      Author(s): Dan Alexe Ukraine gas-2.jpg The Council of the European Union has approved the Commission’s proposal for new macro-financial assistance (MFA) to Ukraine. Only a few days after the European Parliament’s approval last Wednesday, this paves the way for swift disbursement of up to €1.8bn in medium-term loans in 2015 (€1.2bn)...

      Juncker cancels his visit to Kiev
      Mar30

      Juncker cancels his visit to Kiev

      Author(s): Dan Alexe Juncker.jpg European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker has called off his visit to Ukraine. Accompanied by EU foreign-policy chief Federica Mogherini, Juncker was supposed to fly to Kiev today in his first bilateral trip since taking office in November. President Petro Poroshenko’s office said Juncker told...

      Juncker in Ukraine on Monday
      Mar27

      Juncker in Ukraine on Monday

      Author(s): Dan Alexe Jean-Claude Juncker and Federica Mogherini..jpg Jean-Claude Juncker, the EU Commission president, will on Monday chair the meeting of the Ukrainian government. It will be his first bilateral trip since taking office in November. “The president of Ukraine [Petro Poroshenko] did me the honour of asking me to co-chair the...

      Juncker will lead Ukraine for one day
      Mar27

      Juncker will lead Ukraine for one day

      Author(s): Dan Alexe Jean-Claude Juncker and Federica Mogherini..jpg Jean-Claude Juncker, the EU Commission president, will on Monday chair the meeting of the Ukrainian government. It will be his first bilateral trip since taking office in November. “The president of Ukraine [Petro Poroshenko] did me the honour of asking me to co-chair the...

      EU criticises most neighbours, praises Moldova
      Mar25

      EU criticises most neighbours, praises Moldova

      Author(s): Dan Alexe Ukraine.jpg In a set of annual reports adopted today, the European Commission assessed the implementation of the European Neighbourhood Policy (ENP) with the 16 partner countries in the East and the South and made recommendations for the year ahead. …read more Source: New...