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    Smuggling gangs hire Ukrainian sailors for 'luxury' migrant crossings
    Sep07

    Smuggling gangs hire Ukrainian sailors for 'luxury' migrant crossings

    LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – Human smuggling gangs are increasingly hiring Ukrainian sailors to captain yachts and other boats for migrants willing to pay up to $8,000 for safe passage to Europe, Italian police said on Wednesday, after the arrest of two suspected traffickers. …read more Source: The...

    Russia frees Crimean dissident from psychiatric clinic
    Sep07

    Russia frees Crimean dissident from psychiatric clinic

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – Russian authorities freed a prominent Crimean dissident from a psychiatric clinic on Wednesday after he was held there for almost a month and subjected to enforced examinations, his lawyer and a colleague said; but he still faces a possible jail sentence. …read more Source: The...

    EU extends travel bans, asset freezes on Russia
    Sep07

    EU extends travel bans, asset freezes on Russia

    BRUSSELS (Reuters) – The European Union extended on Wednesday part of its sanctions against Russia over Moscow’s annexation of Crimea and its role in the crisis in Ukraine, diplomats said. …read more Source: The...

    Kremlin – new U.S. sanctions not consistent with talks over cooperation
    Sep07

    Kremlin – new U.S. sanctions not consistent with talks over cooperation

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – Expanded U.S. sanctions on Russia are not consistent with talks over possible cooperation between Russia and the United States in other areas, Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov told reporters on Wednesday. …read more Source: The...

    Ukraine's Poroshenko says tougher to secure Western support against Russia
    Sep06

    Ukraine's Poroshenko says tougher to secure Western support against Russia

    KIEV (Reuters) – It has become increasingly difficult for Ukraine to secure Western support in its fight against “Russian aggression” and a full-scale invasion from Russia cannot be ruled out, Ukraine’s President Petro Poroshenko said on Tuesday. …read more Source: The...

    Russia says starts planned large-scale war games involving Crimea
    Sep05

    Russia says starts planned large-scale war games involving Crimea

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – The Russian Defence Ministry said on Monday a long-planned major military exercise involving annexed Crimea and Russia’s Black Sea and Caspian fleets had got underway, and that 12,500 troops would take part. …read more Source: The...

    Kremlin says Putin, Obama discussed Syria and Ukraine
    Sep05

    Kremlin says Putin, Obama discussed Syria and Ukraine

    HANGZHOU, China (Reuters) – Russian President Vladimir Putin and U.S. President Barack Obama discussed Syria and Ukraine when they met on the sidelines of the G20 leaders’ summit in China on Monday, Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov told reporters. …read more Source: The...

    Germany's foreign minister eyes regulation to keep Ukraine ceasefire in weeks
    Sep04

    Germany's foreign minister eyes regulation to keep Ukraine ceasefire in weeks

    OSLO (Reuters) – German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier said on Sunday he hoped a new regulation aimed at maintaining a fragile ceasefire in eastern Ukraine could be completed soon by the Organisation for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE). …read more Source: The...

    Crimean dissident says psychiatric detainment a risk to his health
    Sep04

    Crimean dissident says psychiatric detainment a risk to his health

    SIMFEROPOL, Crimea (Reuters) – A Crimean dissident undergoing enforced psychiatric testing by Russian authorities is being held in a dilapidated medical facility and says the poor conditions are a danger to his physical health. …read more Source: The...

    EU and neighbouring states join global aviation emissions pact
    Sep03

    EU and neighbouring states join global aviation emissions pact

    BRUSSELS (Reuters) – The European Union and 16 surrounding countries including Turkey, Ukraine and Georgia, said on Saturday they would join the first phase of a UN-brokered deal to limit carbon emissions from international flights, following a similar pledge by China and the United States. …read more Source: The...

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