Zoekresultaten voor 'russia'

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  1. NATO strengthens defenses against Russia - Dossier

    Yesterday, 1 April, NATO members ordered military commanders to draw up plans for reinforcing NATO’s defenses to shore up confidence among the Eastern European members, including the Baltic States and Poland. Also, all civilian and military cooperation with Russia is suspended. Foreign Ministers of the 28 NATO...

  2. Tensions rise over Crimea - Dossier

    Approximately 60 armed men seized control over the parliament building in the Ukrainian region of Crimea. The men are thought to be pro-Russian and have raised the Russian flag over the government buildings and put up a sign saying “Crimea is Russia”. Local government officials are said to negotiate with the...

  3. US-EU impose toughest targeted sanctions on Russia since Ukraine crisis start - Dossier

    The United States and the European Union have increased the level of their sanctions against Russia on Wednesday 16 July. For the first time, they have targeted Russian enterprises specialised in gas and petrol, which maintain close relations to the central power in Moscow. US President Barack Obama underlined that...

  4. Serbian foreign policy increasingly under strain; strict control on EU goods re-exportation to Russia - Dossier

    Recent American and European sanctions against Russia have put Serbia’s foreign policy under strain. After most European Union countries’ foodstuffs  were prevented from entering the Russian market on August 7 th , non-member states have seized the opportunity to increase their own exports towards the Russian...

  5. Separatism in eastern Ukraine - Dossier

    On the evening of Sunday 6 April pro-Russian protesters occupied government buildings in eastern Ukraine , demanding referendums to be held on joining Russia. Ukraine’s acting Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenuk blamed Russia for the seizures, as interim President Olexander Turchunov cancelled his visit to Lithuania...

  6. Russia presents own draft UN resolutions on Syria - Dossier

    On 13 February Russian foreign minister Sergei Lavrov said Russia had presented two U.N. Security Council draft resolutions on humanitarian aid access and the fight against "terrorism" in Syria. Russia counter-offered an earlier draft resolution backed by the West and the Syrian opposition, which Russia called biased...

  7. Show of force in eastern Ukraine - Dossier

    On 15 April Ukrainian government forces started clearing out pro-Russian separatist strongholds in eastern Ukraine . Tensions are very high as both government forces and pro-Russia separatists stage rival shows of power. On 14 April acting Ukrainian President Oleksandr Turchynov ordered Ukrainian armed forces to...

  8. Update: anti-terror operations in eastern Ukraine - Dossier

    Since 15 April the Ukrainian government forces have attempted to clear out pro-Russian separatist strongholds in eastern Ukraine. Ten days later, the anti-terror operations are still continuing and the crisis is yet to deescalate. Today, seven people got injured near Odessa when an explosion occurred at a roadblock...

  9. Is Putin unable to leave the war he needed? - Dossier

    At the moment of this writing, the Minsk-2 agreement appears never to really have reached the Donbas region, as fighting never stopped and western powers are losing patience. Washington openly considers sending arms to Ukraine, and also EU-president Donald Tusk is sharpening his rhetoric: “We are clearly reaching a...

  10. Russia extends ‘security zone’ deeper into Abkhazia ahead of Sochi Olympics - Dossier

    On January 21st, Georgia’s Foreign Ministry expressed ‘deep concern’ over the expansion of its ‘border zone’ with Russia, where heightened security measures are enforced, 11 kilometers deeper into the breakaway region of Abkhazia. This means a shift of the Russian-Georgian state border 11 kilometers deeper...