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    EU extends Crimea sanctions, same seen for curbs on Russia
    Jun19

    EU extends Crimea sanctions, same seen for curbs on Russia

    BRUSSELS (Reuters) – The European Union on Monday extended for another year its trade sanctions on the Black Sea peninsula of Crimea, annexed by Russia from Ukraine in 2014, and diplomats said they expected the bloc to do the same for its sanctions on Moscow soon. …read more Source: The...

    Kremlin says EU's extended sanctions on Russia are illegitimate
    Jun19

    Kremlin says EU's extended sanctions on Russia are illegitimate

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – Russia takes an extremely negative view of the European Union’s decision to extend sanctions on Moscow over its annexation of Crimea and considers them illegitimate, Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov told a conference call with reporters on Monday. …read more Source: The...

    Kiev hosts largely incident-free gay pride march
    Jun18

    Kiev hosts largely incident-free gay pride march

    KIEV (Reuters) – Ukrainian politicians and foreign diplomats joined thousands marching for gay pride in Kiev on Sunday, carrying banners and waving rainbow and Ukrainian flags in a parade flanked by a thick cordon of helmeted police. …read more Source: The...

    Trump transition team ordered to save materials on Russia, Ukraine – NYT
    Jun16

    Trump transition team ordered to save materials on Russia, Ukraine – NYT

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) – President Donald Trump’s transition team has been ordered to preserve materials related to ongoing investigations into alleged Russian meddling in the 2016 U.S. election, the New York Times reported on Friday, as Trump again assailed the probes. …read more Source: The...

    Judge faces new allegations as Ukraine tackles corruption
    Jun16

    Judge faces new allegations as Ukraine tackles corruption

    KIEV (Reuters) – Ukraine is looking into new allegations against a prominent judge who recently returned from suspension imposed under a government drive to root out corruption. …read more Source: The...

    Russia's Putin says bridge to Crimea is on schedule
    Jun15

    Russia's Putin says bridge to Crimea is on schedule

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – Construction of a bridge to connect mainland Russia with Crimea is on schedule, Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Thursday. …read more Source: The...

    Russia eyes controlling soldiers' online accounts to boost secrecy
    Jun14

    Russia eyes controlling soldiers' online accounts to boost secrecy

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – The Russian Defence Ministry has drawn up a draft law allowing it to ban soldiers from posting certain personal data on social networks, something that reporters and researchers have used in the past to monitor Russia’s activities in Syria and Ukraine. …read more Source: The...

    Russia says report its Moldova diplomats recruited fighters is 'gossip' -RIA
    Jun13

    Russia says report its Moldova diplomats recruited fighters is 'gossip' -RIA

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – Allegations that five Russian diplomats expelled from Moldova last month recruited fighters for the Moscow-backed separatists in Ukraine were “idle gossip”, the RIA news agency quoted a deputy Russian foreign minister as saying on Tuesday. …read more Source: The...

    Exclusive: Russian diplomats expelled from Moldova recruited fighters – sources
    Jun13

    Exclusive: Russian diplomats expelled from Moldova recruited fighters – sources

    CHISINAU (Reuters) – Moldovan intelligence believes five Russian diplomats expelled from Moldova last month were spies who were recruiting fighters for the Moscow-backed insurgency in neighbouring Ukraine, a government source and two diplomatic sources told Reuters. …read more Source: The...

    Explosive device thrown into U.S. embassy compound in Kiev – police
    Jun08

    Explosive device thrown into U.S. embassy compound in Kiev – police

    KIEV (Reuters) – A device exploded in the U.S. embassy compound in Ukraine’s capital Kiev in the early hours of Thursday, injuring no one, police said. …read more Source: The...

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