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.
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.