Russia says Ukraine’s proposed gas transit tariffs are too high

By |december 5th, 2019|Alexei Miller, Gas, News, Normandy format, Russia, Ukraine, Ukraine crisis, Vladimir Putin, Volodymyr Zelenskiy|

Moscow on Wednesday (4 December) said transit tariffs proposed by Ukraine to ship Russian gas through its territory next year were unacceptable and too high, claims swiftly dismissed by Kyiv.

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Did Hungary turn to the Russian Duma for support against Ukraine?

By |december 5th, 2019|Hungary, language rights, minority rights, Nato, NATO enlargement, News, Russia, Ukraine|

Hungary has a deep controversy with Hungary over minority rights. In this context, a heated controversy has unfolded over reports that Budapest asked the Duma, the lower chamber of Russia's parliament, for joint efforts to uphold minority rights in Ukr...

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Unsurprisingly, Russia refuses Dutch request to hand over MH17 suspect

By |december 3rd, 2019|Angela Merkel, Emmanuel Macron, MH17, News, Normandy format, Russia, Ukraine, Ukraine crisis, Vladimir Putin, Volodymyr Zelenskiy|

Russia has refused a Dutch request to hand over a suspect in the downing of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17, in violation of European law, prosecutors said on Monday (2 December). Until recently the suspect was in Ukrainian custody, but was sent to Russi...

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Germany pledges to raise military spending, play more active role in NATO

By |november 28th, 2019|2% target, Angela Merkel, defence and security, Emmanuel Macron, Foreign policy, France, Germany, Heiko Maas, Nato, News, Security policy, Ukraine, USA|

Germany has pledged to play a more active role in NATO with Chancellor Angela Merkel promising to raise military spending to 2% of the country’s GDP by the beginning of the 2030s. EURACTIV Germany reports.

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Don’t trust Russia, Sentsov warns Europe ahead of Normandy summit

By |november 26th, 2019|News, Oleg Sentsov, Russia, Sakharov Prize, Ukraine|

Freed Ukrainian filmmaker Oleg Sentsov warned Europeans against attempts to thaw ties with Russia as he received his 2018 Sakharov Prize, the European Parliament’s annual human rights award, on Tuesday (26 November). Sentsov was sentenced to 20 years in prison...

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Putin, Zelenskiy discuss natural gas in phone talk

By |november 26th, 2019|Gas, gazprom, Naftogaz, News, Nord Stream-2, Normandy format, Russia, trilateral gas talks, Turkish Stream, Ukraine, Ukraine crisis, Vladimir Putin, Volodymyr Zelenskiy|

Russian President Vladimir Putin and his Ukrainian counterpart Volodymyr Zelenskiy have discussed natural gas supplies to Ukraine and gas transit via the country further into Europe, the Kremlin said in a statement on Monday (25 November).

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Tusk voices concern over ‘politically motivated prosecutions’ in Ukraine

By |november 22nd, 2019|Donald Tusk, EPP, News, Petro Poroshenko, PrivatBank, Ukraine, Volodymyr Zelenskiy|

Politically motivated prosecutions are a matter of concern in Europe, said Donald Tusk, the outgoing EU Council president, as he was elected leader of Europe’s centre-right political family.

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Trump’s impeachment case ‘far more serious’ than Nixon’s Watergate

By |november 22nd, 2019|Donald Trump, impeachment, News, Ukraine, Volodymyr Zelenskiy|

Donald Trump's conduct with Ukraine was far worse than the behavior that led to Richard Nixon's downfall, the head of the congressional impeachment probe said Thursday (21 November) as he summed up the case for the US president's removal.

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Sondland implicates Trump in explosive impeachment testimony

By |november 21st, 2019|Donald Trump, Gordon Sondland, impeachment, News, Rudy Giuliani, Ukraine, Volodymyr Zelenskiy|

The ambassador to the EU Gordon Sondland directly implicated President Donald Trump Wednesday (20 November) in a scheme to force Ukraine to probe a political rival, in bombshell testimony to a televised impeachment hearing.

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‘Couldn’t believe what I was hearing’: White House aides testify in impeachment probe

By |november 20th, 2019|Donald Trump, Gordon Sondland, impeachment, News, Ukraine, Volodymyr Zelenskiy|

Senior US officials told impeachment investigators in Congress on Tuesday (19 November) they were concerned by President Donald Trump’s effort to get Ukraine to investigate a political rival, with one White House official calling it a “shock.”

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