Russia returns captured ships to Ukraine, paving road to ‘Normandy’ summit

By |november 18th, 2019|Azov Sea, Crimea annexation, France, Germany, Kerch Strait, News, Normandy format, Russia, Ukraine crisis, Volodymyr Zelenskiy|

Russia will return three captured naval ships to Ukraine on Monday and is moving them to a handover location agreed with Kyiv, Crimea's border guard service was cited as saying by Russian news agencies on Sunday (17 November).

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Russia returns captured ships to Ukraine, paving road to ‘Normandy’ summit

By |november 18th, 2019|Azov Sea, Crimea annexation, France, Germany, Kerch Strait, News, Normandy format, Russia, Ukraine crisis, Volodymyr Zelenskiy|

Russia will return three captured naval ships to Ukraine on Monday and is moving them to a handover location agreed with Kyiv, Crimea's border guard service was cited as saying by Russian news agencies on Sunday (17 November).

Komentarji so izklopljeni za Russia returns captured ships to Ukraine, paving road to ‘Normandy’ summit

Ukraine hopes for a dedicated EU Commissioner from Europe’s East

By |julij 4th, 2019|Azov Sea, Crimea annexation, DCFTA, EU-Ukraine Association Agreement, EU-Ukraine relations, News, Russia sanctions|

In a wide-ranging interview, the Ukrainian ambassador to the EU Mykola Tochytskyi discussed the wide range of topics ahead of the EU-Ukraine summit in Kyiv on 8 July, and beyond.

Komentarji so izklopljeni za Ukraine hopes for a dedicated EU Commissioner from Europe’s East

Ukraine seeks EU help to prevent Russia from ‘suffocating’ its Azov Sea shore

By |februar 18th, 2019|Azov Sea, Donbas conflict, hybrid war, News, Russia, Sanctions, Ukraine|

Ukrainian Foreign Minister Pavlo Klimkin told Brussels journalists on Monday (18 February) his country was asking the EU and the European Investment Bank (EIB) to engage in efforts to avoid the “suffocation” of a strategic territory coveted by Russia.

Komentarji so izklopljeni za Ukraine seeks EU help to prevent Russia from ‘suffocating’ its Azov Sea shore

Azov Sea blaze illustrates that US sanctions work

By |januar 23rd, 2019|Azov Sea, News, Russia, Syrian war, US sanctions|

Two ships ablaze in the Black Sea region, leaving at least 10 crew members dead, caught fire while transferring fuel mid-sea after one vessel was barred from using its usual port in southern Russia due to US sanctions risk, two sources told Reuters.

Komentarji so izklopljeni za Azov Sea blaze illustrates that US sanctions work

Russian senator says US warship in Black Sea should keep its distance

By |januar 21st, 2019|Azov Sea, Crimea annexation, Germany, Heiko Maas, Minsk agreement, News, Russia, Ukraine crisis, United States|

Visits to the Black Sea by US warships have nothing to do with US security and are motivated by domestic politics, prominent Russian senator Alexei Pushkov said on Sunday (20 January), warning they should stay away from the Russian coast.

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NATO: Baku is ‘perfect venue’ for talking to Russia

By |december 17th, 2018|Azerbaijan, Azov Sea, General Curtis Scaparrotti, Ilham Aliyev, INF Treaty, Mike Pompeo, Nato, News, Russia, Ukraine crisis, Valery Gerasimov, Vladimir Putin|

Azerbaijan's capital Baku has once again been the venue for a meeting between the top brass of Russia and US, at a time when relations between the two military superpowers are at a new low.

Komentarji so izklopljeni za NATO: Baku is ‘perfect venue’ for talking to Russia

No new sanctions on Russia at EU summit over Azov Sea

By |december 13th, 2018|Azov Sea, EU summit, News, Sanctions, Ukraine crisis|

European Union leaders will offer Ukraine help for its regions affected by Russia's actions in the Azov Sea when they meet on Thursday (13 December), but no new sanctions on Russia will be imposed.

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Julian King: Russian info war preceded Ukrainian ship seizures

By |december 11th, 2018|Azov Sea, Frederica Mogherini, hybrid war, Julian King, Nato, News, Pavlo Klimkin, Russia, Ukraine crisis|

Russia launched a year-long fake news campaign about Kiev's and NATO's plans for the Azov Sea before seizing three Ukrainian ships and their crew there, EU security commissioner Julian King alleged Monday (10 December).

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Azov Sea tensions: OSCE offers its good offices

By |december 5th, 2018|Azov Sea, News, OSCE, Russia, Ukraine, Ukraine crisis|

Ukraine and Russia should seize the opportunity for dialogue and diplomacy at this week’s annual meeting of Foreign Ministers from countries of the world’s largest regional security organisation, the OSCE, write Enzo Moavero Milanesi and Thomas Greminger.

Komentarji so izklopljeni za Azov Sea tensions: OSCE offers its good offices