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Can Ukraine Keep it Together? Separatists Claim Landslide Victory for Independence (part 2)

The hometown of Ukraine's ousted president no longer wants to be part of Ukraine - most people there want to rejoin Russia. The West has vowed to ignore Sunday's vote in an echo of the claim made when Crimea rejoined Russia back in March. EU foreign ministers are meeting this Monday in Brussels, and can claim that the spectre of sanctions have already brought Russia to the brink of recession and triggered huge capital flight. But what's the point if Moscow's still not blinking?

By François PICARD

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Director General, Sokol Group

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2018-05-21 Italy

Populist takeover: Italy approves unprecedented coalition

It's official. Italy's raising anchor and setting sail for unchartered waters...with Europe's boat rocked by an unprecedented populist coalition. President Sergio Mattarella is...

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2018-05-17 European Union

With friends like Trump... What's Europe's answer to 'America first'?

It's Donald versus Donald. The president of the European Council let loose on trade tariffs and the Iran nuclear deal ahead of an EU leaders' dinner in the Bulgarian capital on...

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2018-05-16 Americas

Maduro's Venezuela: Can Chavez successor ignore international pressure?

Venezuela is a democratic country with no runaway inflation, no collapsing health services, no population flight. That's what incumbent Nicolas Maduro told FRANCE 24's Marc...

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2018-05-15 Middle East

To peace or catastrophe? Tensions rise in Gaza after US embassy moves to Jerusalem

A terrible massacre or a state defending itself? The killing of at least 60 civilian protestors on the Gaza-Israel border has sparked outrage worldwide - except for in Israel and...

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2018-05-14 Middle East

US embassy in Jerusalem: New era for the Middle East?

The United States officially recognised Jerusalem as the capital of Israel with the inauguration of the US embassy in the holy city on Monday, an event that coincided with...

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