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04-05-2015 Ukraine | Human Rights | Security | OSCE


The SMM continued to observe ceasefire violations[1] in and around Donetsk airport, and near Shyrokyne (20km east of Mariupol).





01-05-2015 Ukraine | Cross-Border Cooperation | EU


Odesa, 30 April 2015 - EUBAMs Advisory Board Meeting met April 30 and discussed future strategies. The meeting was attended by representatives from the Foreign Ministries, border and law enforcement agencies of Moldova and Ukraine, the EU Delegations to Moldova and Ukraine, as well as IOM, OSCE and UNDP.





30-04-2015 Ukraine | Humanitarian and Social Issues | Human Rights


Strasbourg, 30.04.2015 As the first anniversary of the tragic events in Odesa of 2 May 2014 approaches, the International Advisory Panel made a statement today to provide an overview of its work regarding the investigations by the domestic authorities.





30-04-2015 Ukraine | Human Rights | EU


MEPs call for the immediate and unconditional release of Ukrainian pilot and MP Nadiya Savchenko, who was illegally kidnapped by Russia almost a year ago and has since been detained in prison there.





29-04-2015 Ukraine | USA


The United States of America stays committed to supporting Ukraine, said the Vice President of the United States on the International Support for Ukraine Conference. We stand by the brave people of Ukraine and your military as you defend your soil against Russian aggression. Russia today is occupying Ukrainian land, sending Russian troops, Russian-hired thugs and mercenaries, Russian tanks, Russian missiles into Donbas. This brazen attempt to redraw the boundaries of Europe by force threatens Ukraine and our shared aspiration for a Europe whole, free, and at peace, - underlined Joe Biden.





29-04-2015 Ukraine | Czech Republic | EU Foreign Policy | Political Dialogue between Ukraine and EU


Ukraine has faced difficult challenges with the conflict in East and the need for reforms, but it must be on its road to Europe, said Deputy Prime Minister for the Science, Research and Innovation, Chairman of the Research, Development and Innovation Council of the Czech Republic Mr. Pavel Bělobrádek.





27-04-2015 Ukraine | Articles | Comments


Myroslav Marynovych, a well-known former Ukrainian dissident, historian and a famous religious expert, conceives that Russian information war is more powerful and terrible then military one, because Putin undermines the very ability of people to distinguish between the truth and lies. Putin uses two ways to do this: he constructs lies around deep stereotypes, routed in basic cultural instincts and he misuses the basic principles of post-moderning, where false opinions are excepted for granted as truth without critics and rejection.





22-04-2015 Ukraine | Economic Issues | Political Dialogue between Ukraine and EU | EU


The European Commission, on behalf of the EU, today disbursed a loan of 250 million to Ukraine. This is the last disbursement under the first Macro-Financial Assistance (MFA) operation for Ukraine, which amounts to a total of 610 million.





21-04-2015 Ukraine | Politics & Policies | Security | Visa/Migration/Borders | The Council of Europe


"Human rights are universal. Refugees must be able to live in dignity and in decent conditions! As a guardian of human rights and fundamental freedoms, our Assembly is duty bound to ring the alarm bell and launch a discussion about how we can better address the migration issue from a human rights perspective", said Council of Europe Parliamentary Assembly President Anne Brasseur when opening the spring session, which has an urgent debate on "The human tragedy in the Mediterranean: immediate action needed" scheduled for Thursday 23 April.





20-04-2015 Ukraine | EU


In the framework of the public consultation "Towards a new European Neighbourhood Policy"launched in March by the European Commission, More Europe external cultural relations is hereby calling for applications in order to select experts on the Neighbourhood Policy of the European Union (ENP), and more specifically on its cultural dimension. These experts will take an active part in our on-going reflection on the cultural dimension of the ENP and our contribution to the public consultation.