Archive - Dec 23, 2013


Cameron 'prepared to block bigger EU defence role'

Prime Minister David Cameron is ready to block any attempt to give the EU a bigger role in co-ordinating defence policy, his office has indicated. READ MORE

The Eastern Partnership: the Summit is Over. What‘s Next?


By Vadim Volovoj, expert of the Centre for Geopolitical Studies, Doctor in Political Sciences

Recently one could hear quite many statements that European Union Eastern partnership (EP) Programme is ineffective and has no future. Yet Ukraine‘s approach toward the Association Agreement demonstrated that the EP initiative has proved successful. READ MORE

EU Document: Ukraine Could Have Received Large Aid Package Had It Agreed to Deals

By Laurence Norman

Loans, Grants Upward of €19 Billion Would Have Been Available Had Kiev Signed On to EU, IMF Pacts READ MORE

Foreign ministry: Kazakhstan will send observers of military missions to some countries

By Daniyar Mukhtarov

Kazakhstan will send observers of military missions, rather than peacekeepers to some countries, in keeping with the UN decision, Kazakh Foreign Minister Yerlan Idrisov told reporters on Thursday. READ MORE