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Australia has Called on its Citizens to leave Ukraine

Australian authorities have advised citizens to refrain from traveling to Ukraine and Australians who are there to leave as soon as possible. This was announced on Monday by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Australian Union, quoted by TACC.

US State Department has Ordered the Families of all Employees of US Embassy in Kiev to leave Ukraine

US State Department has Ordered the Families of all Employees of US Embassy in Kiev to leave Ukraine

The US State Department has ordered the families of all employees of the US Embassy in Kiev to leave Ukraine amid fears of a Russian invasion, the Associated Press reported.

The department said that all relatives of embassy staff in Kiev should leave Ukraine and that all embassy staff who do not perform functions of paramount importance can leave Ukraine at government expense.

The White House: Russia could Launch an Invasion of Ukraine at any time

The United States warned last night that Russia could invade Ukraine "at any time."

"We are at a stage where Russia can attack Ukraine at any time," White House spokeswoman Jen Psaki said yesterday.

According to her, this is an "extremely dangerous situation".

Russian Foreign Minister: Our Patience is Running Out

Kosovo Families Face Losing Homes in Post-War Legal Shambles

From the post-war period in 2000 until Kosovo's declaration of independence in 2008, Kosovo was run by the UN's interim administration, UNMIK, which together with domestic political leaders attempted to create institutions that would be able to implement a newly-established legal framework for the country.

Rival Assemblies Widen Rift in Albania’s Main Opposition Party

The civil war within Albania's main opposition Democratic Party worsened over the weekend after an assembly on Saturday summoned by former DP leader Sali Berisha voted to change the party's statute, and dismiss the current leader, Lulzim Basha - who has, in turn, dismissed some party members that participated in the assembly.

The United States Welcomes the Clarification of President Radev's Position on Crimea

Ukraine Summoned the Bulgarian Ambassador due to President Radev's Statement on Crimea

"The United States welcomed the clarification of the position of Bulgarian President [Rumen] Radev yesterday, which confirmed that the country stands behind the territorial integrity of Ukraine and made it clear that Crimea belongs to Ukraine."