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  • Foreign Minister: Bridges symbolise change for Ukrainians

    Special Report | Interview | Med & South 15-12-2010

    To illustrate the changes in Ukraine under its new leadership, the country's foreign minister, Kostyantyn Gryshchenko, referred to three bridges in Kyiv, the construction of which had been stagnating for the past five years. Now people can see that they are actually being built, he told EURACTIV in an exclusive interview.

  • Chinese Nobel boycott divides EU’s ‘inner circle’

    News | Europe's East 09-12-2010

    EU candidate country Serbia and four other nations on the Union's periphery – Ukraine, Egypt, Tunisia and Morocco – have disappointed the European Commission by deciding to boycott a ceremony awarding the Nobel Peace Prize to imprisoned Chinese dissident Liu Xiaobo.

  • EU ‘bowed’ to Chinese press standards at summit

    News | Global Europe 11-10-2010

    EU officials admitted their embarrassment after Brussels journalists vigorously protested over a cancelled press conference during last week's EU-China summit. The event was reportedly scrapped at the last minute because independent Chinese journalists risked upsetting Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao.

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