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Ukraine, European Union sign long-sought association pact

Sep 16, 2014

Ukraine, European Union sign long-sought association pact

The ratification vote draws a line under the issue that last year sparked Ukraine's crisis, resulting in the ousting of the president, annexation of Crimea by Russia and a war with the Russia-backed separatists that has killed more than 2,600 people. #White House #US #NewsTracker #Russia #European Union #Sanctions #Ukraine #Eastern Europe #Petro Poroshenko #2014 Crimean crisis #MH17 #US-Russia relations #Western Democracy
Ukraine's separatists get limited self-rule All you need to know

Sep 16, 2014

Ukraine's separatists get limited self-rule All you need to know

Following are the main points of the legislation, unveiled as part of a European-brokered peace plan signed with pro-Russian insurgents and Moscow on September 5. #White House #US #Russia #European Union #ListsEtc #Sanctions #Ukraine #Eastern Europe #Petro Poroshenko #2014 Crimean crisis #MH17 #US-Russia relations #Western Democracy
Ukraine Six killed, 15 wounded in rebel stronghold Donetsk

Sep 15, 2014

Ukraine Six killed, 15 wounded in rebel stronghold Donetsk

The first civilian casualties in Donetsk underscore how fragile the peace may be. Both, Ukraine and the rebels have made it clear that they are rearming in case the fighting starts anew. #White House #US #NewsTracker #Russia #European Union #Sanctions #Ukraine #Eastern Europe #Petro Poroshenko #2014 Crimean crisis #MH17 #US-Russia relations #Western Democracy
Scotland's independence from UK also means exit from EU, NATO

Sep 15, 2014

Scotland's independence from UK also means exit from EU, NATO

Under both NATO and EU rules, any existing member could blackball Scotland's application for admission, and some might find domestic political cause to do so. #Queen Elizabeth #diplomacy #ConnectTheDots #Nato #European Union #Britain #United Kingdom #Scotland #UK #Scottish independence #Scotland independence vote #Scottish Referendum #Schengen zone
Ukraine crisis Russian aid convoy arrives in rebel-held Luhansk

Sep 13, 2014

Ukraine crisis Russian aid convoy arrives in rebel-held Luhansk

In August, Ukraine and its Western allies denounced the arrival of a first huge convoy that crossed the border without Kiev's permission. #White House #US #NewsTracker #Russia #European Union #Sanctions #Ukraine #Eastern Europe #Petro Poroshenko #2014 Crimean crisis #MH17 #US-Russia relations #Western Democracy
Ukraine crisis EU's sanctions hit Russian oil majors, arms makers

Sep 12, 2014

Ukraine crisis EU's sanctions hit Russian oil majors, arms makers

The sanctions curbing access to Europe's financial market also hit pipeline operator Transneft, arms firms and Russia's plane maker United Aircraft Corporation. #US #Russia #European Union #Gazprom #Sanctions #Ukraine #British Petroleum #Ukraine crisis #Petro Poroshenko #2014 Crimean crisis #Curbs on gas export #Russia Oil Companies #Western democracies
Putin orders combat drill in the east to test preparedness

Sep 11, 2014

Putin orders combat drill in the east to test preparedness

This is a second major drill of combat readiness that Putin's ordered since June when the conflict in eastern Ukraine was already raging. #White House #US #NewsTracker #Russia #European Union #Sanctions #Ukraine #Eastern Europe #Petro Poroshenko #2014 Crimean crisis #MH17 #US-Russia relations #Western Democracy
Put new sanctions against Russia sanctions into effect Merkel

Sep 10, 2014

Put new sanctions against Russia sanctions into effect Merkel

Merkel told Germany's parliament that it is important for peace plans drawn up by Ukraine and Russia to be put into effect and added that "a ceasefire and the release of prisoners are only two elements of 12 points." #White House #US #NewsTracker #Russia #Angela Merkel #European Union #Sanctions #Ukraine #german #Eastern Europe #Petro Poroshenko #2014 Crimean crisis #MH17 #US-Russia relations #Western Democracy #2014 Ukraine crisis