CBP: Hermitage Capital’s Browder has right to enter USWorld October 24, 3:56
US didn't allow Russia to remove archive from Consulate General in San FranciscoRussian Politics & Diplomacy October 24, 1:20
Trump potentially ready to meet with Putin at APEC summitWorld October 23, 20:44
Mancini unlikely to drop Russia’s Zenit for West Ham — Italian ex-striker VialliSport October 23, 20:05
Volkswagen and Daimler inspected in European Commission’s antimonopoly probesBusiness & Economy October 23, 19:40
Baltic Fleet corvettes on long-distance voyage pass through English ChannelMilitary & Defense October 23, 18:56
South Korean chain to open 33 movie theaters in MoscowBusiness & Economy October 23, 18:41
Russian MP blasts Riga’s educational language reform ploy as ‘linguistic genocide’World October 23, 18:28
Collector robbed of masterpieces by top Russian artists worth over half a million dollarsSociety & Culture October 23, 18:04
WARSAW, December 11. /ITAR-TASS/. Poland’s Prime Minister Donald Tusk has asked the EU leadership to put up the situation in Ukraine on the agenda of discussions at the forthcoming summit meeting of the EU that will be held in Brussels.
Ukraine will top the list of items for discussion, Tusk said, adding that an appropriate query had been sent to the European Council President, Herman Van Rompuy.
President Van Rompuy recognized the arguments for putting up Ukraine for discussion as indubitable, he said. The case in hand is not only to show the intensity of attention, which the EU is watching the situation in Ukraine with but, more importantly, to try and tap specific steps for a withdrawal from the political crisis the former Soviet republic is sinking into itself in.
Tusk insisted that Ukrainian citizens should get a signal that European aid inclusive of financial assistance and an earliest possible introduction of visa-free traveling between the EU and Ukraine are possible.
He claimed that the EU is capable of passing the necessary decisions soon enough if the Ukrainian government shows respect for the norms of democracy and human rights and does not use force against demonstrators, who have been occupying Kiev’s Independence Square /the Maidan/ and downtown streets for the past two weeks in a bid to press the government into signing a controversial agreement on association between Ukraine and the EU.