French MEPs visit Crimea illegally to observe Russia’s constitutional vote

By |julij 1st, 2020|Crimea, Crimea annexation, Eastern Ukraine, News, Russia|

Ukraine's ambassador to the EU has written to European Parliament President David Sassoli to condemn a move by a group of French MEPs who are visiting the peninsula annexed by Russia in 2014.

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Ukraine’s success is the best deterrent against the Russian revanche

By |junij 24th, 2020|Azov Sea, Crimea annexation, disinformation, Donbas conflict, hybrid warfare, Nato, News, Russia, Sanctions, Ukraine, Vladimir Putin|

There is no better strategy for the West in dealing with Russia than strength and unity, and there should be no appeasement and no return to “business as usual”, writes Kostiantyn Yelisieiev.

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It is time for the EU to build security partnerships with its neighbours

By |junij 18th, 2020|Abkhazia, Crimea annexation, cyber-attacks, Eastern Partnership, Eastern Ukraine crisis, frozen conflicts, Georgia, Mediterranean, Moldova, Nato, News, South Ossetia, Transnistria, Ukraine|

As the EU is discussing the way to develop the Eastern Partnership policy for the decade ahead, it is time for the EU to finally become more ambitious about the security dimension of this partnership, three former Eastern Partnership foreign...

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Rosneft replaces sanctioned trading arm with new one

By |junij 4th, 2020|Crimea annexation, News, Rosneft, Russia, United States, US sanctions|

Russia’s Rosneft, which closed its oil trading arm after sanctions were imposed by US authorities in February, has set up a new Geneva-based trading business, four trading sources familiar with the matter said.

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Putin and Trump discuss G7 summit

By |junij 2nd, 2020|arms control, Canada, Crimea annexation, Donald Trump, G7 summit, News, OPEC, Russia, United Kingdom, United States, Vladimir Putin|

US President Donald Trump told President Vladimir Putin in a phone call on Monday (1 June) about his idea of holding an expanded Group of Seven summit later this year with a possible invitation for Russia, the Kremlin and the White House said.

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EU should consider ‘flexible’ Russia sanctions over Ukraine: report

By |april 28th, 2020|Crimea annexation, Eastern Ukraine crisis, EU-Russia sanctions, Minsk agreement, News, Sergei Lavrov, Ukraine|

The EU should reconsider its 'all or nothing' approach on sanctions imposed on Russia for its role in the ongoing conflict in eastern Ukraine, as well as its annexation of Crimea, a new report from the International Crisis Group suggests.

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Putin postpones milestone Victory Day military parade over coronavirus

By |april 17th, 2020|coronavirus, Crimea annexation, News, Russia, Vladimir Putin, World War II|

President Vladimir Putin, citing the deepening coronavirus crisis, said on Thursday (16 April) Russia would postpone its 9 May celebrations including a huge military parade across Red Square to mark 75 years since the Soviet victory in World War Two.

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COVID-19 as an excuse for lifting sanctions on Russia?

By |april 17th, 2020|Crimea annexation, Eastern Ukraine crisis, News, Russia, Sanctions, Ukraine|

There has been an increased number of calls for rolling back the EU sanctions against Russia in order to help contain the spread of the coronavirus, but this idea is dangerous, argues Inna Sovsun.

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Crimean experts warn Russia has appetite for Black Sea, more Ukrainian land

By |februar 26th, 2020|Azov Sea, Black Sea, Crimea annexation, EU sanctions, Kerch Strait, News, Russia, Ukraine conflict, Vladimir Putin|

Increasingly grandiose Russian military exercises in the Black Sea, compounded by the impending water crisis and a burgeoning defence industry in the Crimea, indicate that the security situation in Southern Ukraine may soon deteriorate, Ukrainian exper...

Komentarji so izklopljeni za Crimean experts warn Russia has appetite for Black Sea, more Ukrainian land

Concessions to Russia will cost Europe too much

By |februar 20th, 2020|Crimea annexation, Donbas conflict, Minsk agreement, News, Russia, Ukraine|

Europe’s strength lies in its unity and solidarity, but strength does not mean making concessions to an aggressor in a hope that it will become your friend: strength is to make the aggressor hange his behaviour, writes Mykola Tochytskyi. Mykola...

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