EU prolongs economic sanctions against Russia in response to aggression toward Ukraine
The Council of the European Union on Thursday officially resolved to extend sectoral economic sanctions against Russia until July 31, 2018, a communiqué released in Brussels said.
EU launches own military alliance
The EU has moved a step closer towards having a joint military force by signing an agreement on a permanent command structure.
Serbia opens 45 cases against Serbian mercenaries fighting abroad, incl. in Donbas
The prosecutor's office of Serbia has opened 45 cases since the end of 2014 against Serbian mercenaries who have been fighting in military conflicts abroad, including in Russian-occupied Donbas, according to the Ukrainian news outlet Evropeiska Pravda.
British MPs call on gov't to recognize Holodomor in Ukraine as genocide
Members of the House of Commons in Britain have called for the Government to recognize the Holodomor of 1932-1933 in Ukraine as a genocide of the Ukrainian people, while the British Cabinet still maintains a restrained position.
Hungary blocking effective development of further Ukraine-NATO meetings – Ukraine Vice PM
Vice Prime Minister of Ukraine for European and Euro-Atlantic Integration Ivanna Klympush-Tsintsadze says that the North Atlantic Alliance is concerned over Hungary’s position on blocking the meeting of the Ukraine-NATO Commission, an UNIAN correspondent in Brussels reports.
Lithuanian FM: Important assistance of Marshall Plan for Ukraine is presented
The so-called Marshall Plan for Ukraine should now be called the "European Plan", Minister of Foreign Affairs of Lithuania Linas Linkevicius has told 112 Ukraine TV channel following the presentation of the plan in the Lithuanian Seimas for the ambassadors of the United States, Canada, Japan, and EU member states.
Russian-Hungarian slap in the face of the EU and NATO. How long will the Allies remain silent
y blocking the meeting of the Ukraine-NATO Commission at the level of foreign ministers, which could take place this December, Hungary has gone pretty far. Budapest’s behavior has become provocative; it was a frank slap in the face of the Allies simply because the Bloc was confronted so bluntly.
Lithuania stops broadcasting of Russian TV Channel due to incitement to war
The ban for the re-broadcasting of the Russian TV Channel TVCi came into force on October 2 in Lithuania. The reasons for the ban are the incitement to war and rousing hatred as Delfi reported.
EU Delegation to Ukraine demands to immediately free Umerov
The EU Delegation to Ukraine condemned the imprisonment of Ilmi Umerov, deputy head of the Mejlis of the Crimean Tatar people, ruled out by the court in occupied Crimea. This was reported by the press service of the delegation.
Hungary's position on education law won't affect Council of Europe assessment
Hungary's position on the Law on Education will not affect the assessment of the Council of Europe. This was reported by the permanent representative of Ukraine to the Council of Europe, Dmytro Kuleba, on the air of 112 Ukraine TV channel.
Election in Germany underway as Merkel seeks to secure 4th term in power
Merkel's CDU is looking most likely to win the most seats in the Bundestag - for the fourth election in a row, The Telegraph reports.
Latvia in UN urges to bring Russia to account for aggression against neighbors
Russia must respect the territorial integrity of all countries and renounce attempts to change state borders by force. President of Latvia Raimonds Vejonis called for this at the UN General Assembly, Ukrinform reports.
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