Zoekresultaten voor 'russia'

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  1. 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...

  2. Ukraine and EU sign part of the Association Agreement - Dossier

    Today, President of the European Council Herman Van Rompuy and Prime Minister of Ukraine Arseniy Yatsenyuk signed the political part of the Association Agreement. An Association Agreement is EU's main instrument to bring the countries in the Eastern Partnership closer to EU standards and norms. It comprises four...

  3. 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...

  4. Kazakh cabinet is reshuffled while super Energy Ministry is created - Dossier

    The Kazakh government was reshuffled on Wednesday 6 August by President Nursultan Nazarbaev. Two main priorities were put forward : the reduction of the number of ministries and the creation of a super-sized Energy Ministry. These decisions reinforce the position of personalities close to the President while trying to...

  5. Temporary cease-fire Ukraine, however there is “a plan B” - Dossier

    On 23 June pro-Russian separatist leaders in eastern Ukraine stated they have agreed “to observe a temporary cease-fire until 27 June”, three days after Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko declared the weeklong truce. This agreement will end ten weeks of fighting between separatists and Ukrainian forces. The...

  6. Ukraine: What about surrounding countries? - Dossier

    Political situation Ukraine President Yanukovich disappeared a few days ago after months of clashes between his government and the opposition. In order to stabilise the country an interim government needs to be formed before February 26, acting president Turchinov said . To this backdrop the presidential election...

  7. Ukrainian opposition continues its pro-EU rallies - Dossier

    In Europe, the past two weeks have been a time of respite from politics as people celebrated Christmas and new year. At the same time in Kyiv, thousands of Ukrainians kept spending day and night on “Euromaidan”, protesting against the blocking of their road to Europe. On January 5 about 10,000 people gathered in...

  8. Separatists claim victory in own ‘referendum’ - Dossier

    In the eastern Ukrainian regions of Donetsk and Luhanks separatists organized a referendum on independence on Sunday 11 May. Rebel organizers claim  89 percent of the votes in Donetsk, and 96 percent of votes in Luhanks, favor independence. The self-rule vote was highly controversial and has been called illegal by...

  9. Kremlin most active at empty Federalization-Rally Siberia - Dossier

    This Sunday, August 17 th , only a handful people showed up at the Siberian independence march, or “Federalization-rally” in Novosibirsk , Russia’s third largest city, capitol of Siberia. And it might look like the Kremlin itself appeared to be its most active participant through its vigorous hunt on...

  10. Thousands of Russians march against war - Dossier

    Sunday the 21st of September witnessed according to some the largest anti-Kremlin rally since the conflict in neighbouring Ukraine started in April of this year. Thousands of demonstrators gathered in Moscow, St. Petersburg and other Russian cities to protest against what they say is a covert Russian war in eastern...