About: Lamberto Zannier

Europe's East 15-02-2016

Medvedev speaks of ‘new Cold War’ as violence escalates in eastern Ukraine

Violence in eastern Ukraine is intensifying and Russian-backed rebels have moved heavy weaponry back to the front line, international monitors warned on Saturday (13 February).
Europe's East 02-02-2016

Poroshenko: Russia keeps sending troops across the border

Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko yesterday (1 February) accused Russia of sending troops and weapons into the ex-Soviet state's conflict-torn east, warning that a fragile peace deal was not being fully implemented.
Central Asia 28-01-2016

Zannier: In Ukraine, the OSCE is practically a peacekeeping operation

Since the Ukrainian crisis started, the tone at the table of the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE) can recall the Cold War. But at least the US and Russia talk to each other in this format on a daily basis, Lamberto Zannier told EURACTIV in an exclusive interview.
Armenia 09-06-2015

US brinkmanship closed OSCE office in Baku, claim diplomats

EXCLUSIVE: Azerbaijan gave one month to the office of the Organisation for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE) in Baku to close down, which was interpreted by Western media as a response to criticisim of the country's human rights and media freedom record. But Western diplomats told EURACTIV a completely different story.
Europe's East 09-02-2015

Minsk quadrilateral last chance to avoid ‘total war’

The leaders of Russia, Ukraine, Germany and France agreed to meet in Belarus on Wednesday (11 February) to try to broker a peace deal for Ukraine, amid escalating violence and signs of cracks in the transatlantic consensus on confronting Vladimir Putin.

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