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Sanctions short-circuit Russia’s electricity plans for annexed Crimea
Apr27

Sanctions short-circuit Russia’s electricity plans for annexed Crimea

MOSCOW/SEVASTOPOL, Crimea- Russia’s $1.3 billion plan to build two new power plants in Crimea aimed to show that Moscow could complete high-tech projects on the annexed peninsula despite Western technology sanctions. But two years after its… …read more Source:...

China launches first domestically-built aircraft carrier
Apr26

China launches first domestically-built aircraft carrier

BEIJING – China on Wednesday launched its first domestically built aircraft carrier, which will join an existing one bought second-hand from the Ukraine, amid rising tensions over North Korea and worries about Beijing’s assertiveness in the South China Sea. … …read more Source:...

Kremlin says Ukraine is pushing away breakaway region with power cut
Apr25

Kremlin says Ukraine is pushing away breakaway region with power cut

MOSCOW – Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said on Tuesday that the Ukrainian government’s decision to cut power supplies to the breakaway region of Luhansk amounted to a rejection of the territory. “It’s another step by Ukraine on the road to… …read more Source:...

Russia to supply breakaway Ukrainian region with power: official
Apr25

Russia to supply breakaway Ukrainian region with power: official

MOSCOW – Russia will start providing power to the breakaway Ukrainian region of Luhansk after Kiev cut supplies, Interfax news agency cited Russia’s envoy to the Ukraine peace talks, Boris Gryzlov, as saying on Tuesday. Gryzlov said the… …read more Source:...

Ukraine cuts power supply to separatist region, blaming unpaid debts
Apr25

Ukraine cuts power supply to separatist region, blaming unpaid debts

KIEV – Ukraine’s national power company said on Tuesday it had cut electricity to parts of an eastern region controlled by pro-Russian separatists because they had run up large debts. There was no immediate reaction from political leaders in… …read more Source:...

EU’s Mogherini, on Moscow visit, says bloc’s Russia sanctions to stay
Apr24

EU’s Mogherini, on Moscow visit, says bloc’s Russia sanctions to stay

MOSCOW – The European Union’s top diplomat said on Monday that the bloc wanted better ties with Russia but could not pretend Moscow did not annex Ukraine’s Crimea in 2014 and that EU sanctions would stay in place. Federica Mogherini, on her… …read more Source:...

Russia says those guilty of death of OSCE member should be found
Apr24

Russia says those guilty of death of OSCE member should be found

MOSCOW – Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said on Monday the people implicated in the death of an American member of the OSCE mission in eastern Ukraine should be brought to justice. Speaking at a press conference alongside the European… …read more Source:...

Member of security watchdog OSCE killed in Ukraine
Apr23

Member of security watchdog OSCE killed in Ukraine

18 min 36 sec agoOne member of European security watchdog OSCE’s monitoring mission in eastern Uk …read more Source:...

Ukraine not worried relations with U.S. fraying in Trump era
Apr22

Ukraine not worried relations with U.S. fraying in Trump era

26 min 21 sec agoWASHINGTON – The United States has strongly signaled it will continue to support Ukra …read more Source:...

Ukraine makes two high-profile detentions in corruption case
Apr21

Ukraine makes two high-profile detentions in corruption case

KIEV – Ukrainian authorities detained a former lawmaker and the deputy chief of state energy firm Naftogaz in a case related to the embezzlement of $17.3 million through selling uranium concentrate at inflated prices, prosecutors and the anti-corruption… …read more Source:...

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