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    Putin ‘saved my life’: former Ukraine pres Yanukovych
    Jun23

    Putin ‘saved my life’: former Ukraine pres Yanukovych

    Former Ukraine president Viktor Yanukovych has thanked Russian President Vladimir Putin for “saving my life” during the bloody demonstrations that led to his ouster. …read more Source: Global...

    US to pre-position tanks, artillery in Baltics, eastern Europe
    Jun23

    US to pre-position tanks, artillery in Baltics, eastern Europe

    TALLINN (Reuters) – The United States will pre-position tanks, artillery and other military equipment in eastern and central Europe, U.S. Defense Secretary Ash Carter said on Tuesday, moving to reassure NATO allies unnerved by Russian involvement in Ukraine. …read more Source: The...

    Exclusive: International tribunal looks like best chance for MH17 justice – Dutch sources
    Jun23

    Exclusive: International tribunal looks like best chance for MH17 justice – Dutch sources

    AMSTERDAM (Reuters) – The Netherlands is discussing with its allies an international tribunal to prosecute those suspected of downing a Malaysian airliner over rebel-held eastern Ukraine last year, sources familiar with the discussions have told Reuters. …read more Source: The...

    6,000 rally in Armenian capital after police crackdown
    Jun23

    6,000 rally in Armenian capital after police crackdown

    YEREVAN (AFP) – Nearly 6,000 demonstrators rallied in the Armenian capital on Tuesday after riot police used water cannon to break up an earlier protest against electricity price hikes.Waving national flags and chanting Shame and No to robbery angry protesters flooded Yerevans central Freedom Square Tuesday evening, an AFP journalist...

    Ukraine appeals to EU over ‘illegal’ Gazprom-Slovak pipeline contract
    Jun23

    Ukraine appeals to EU over ‘illegal’ Gazprom-Slovak pipeline contract

    Kiev has appealed to the European Union over an agreement between Slovak pipeline operator Eustream and Russia’s Gazprom that it says violates EU law in allowing Gazprom to prevent reverse flows back to Ukraine in a key pipeline, according to a document seen by Reuters. …read more Source: Channel...

    Ukraine appeals to EU over 'illegal' Gazprom-Slovak pipeline contract
    Jun23

    Ukraine appeals to EU over 'illegal' Gazprom-Slovak pipeline contract

    BRUSSELS (Reuters) – Kiev has appealed to the European Union over an agreement between Slovak pipeline operator Eustream and Russia’s Gazprom that it says violates EU law in allowing Gazprom to prevent reverse flows back to Ukraine in a key pipeline, according to a document seen by Reuters. …read more Source: The...

    Russian consumer group under fire over ‘occupied’ Crimea travel advice
    Jun23

    Russian consumer group under fire over ‘occupied’ Crimea travel advice

    MOSCOW (AFP) – A Russian consumer rights group that advised caution to tourists visiting Crimea has provoked a major outcry, with Vladimir Putin accusing it of serving foreign interests and authorities blocking its website.The Public Control consumer protection group, a non-governmental organisation that offers legal advice to consumers,...

    Russia Sees More Foreign Tourists Despite Ukraine Crisis: Official
    Jun23

    Russia Sees More Foreign Tourists Despite Ukraine Crisis: Official

    The number of foreign tourists visiting Russia has grown by 16 per cent in the first quarter compared with a year earlier, helped by a devalued ruble amid Western sanctions, a tourism official told AF… …read more Source:...

    Ukraine says rebels used long-range artillery on villages, one soldier dead
    Jun23

    Ukraine says rebels used long-range artillery on villages, one soldier dead

    The Ukrainian military on Tuesday accused Russian-backed rebels of conducting long-range artillery attacks on villages in the east and said one of its serviceman was killed and 12 wounded in clashes in the past 24 hours. …read more Source: Channel...

    US to pre-position tanks, artillery in Baltics, eastern Europe
    Jun23

    US to pre-position tanks, artillery in Baltics, eastern Europe

    The United States will pre-position tanks, artillery and other military equipment in eastern and central Europe, U.S. Defense Secretary Ash Carter announced on Tuesday, moving to reassure NATO allies unnerved by Russia’s intervention in Ukraine. …read more Source: Channel...

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