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    State of emergency declared in Crimea after electricity pylons ‘blown up’ (Reuters)
    Nov22

    State of emergency declared in Crimea after electricity pylons ‘blown up’ (Reuters)

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – A state of emergency has been declared in Crimea after pylons carrying electricity from Ukraine were blown up cutting off power to almost two million people, media and the Russian g… …read more Source: The West...

    Crimea blackout after power lines ‘blown up’ (AFP)
    Nov22

    Crimea blackout after power lines ‘blown up’ (AFP)

    Moscow (AFP) – Crimea declared a state of emergency on Sunday after its main electricity power lines from Ukraine were blown up, leaving the Russian-annexed peninsula in darkness after the second such attack in a matter of days. …read more Source: The West...

    Western leaders agreed to extend Russia sanctions by 6 months – diplomat (Reuters)
    Nov22

    Western leaders agreed to extend Russia sanctions by 6 months – diplomat (Reuters)

    (Reuters) – Western leaders who met on the margins of last week’s Group of 20 summit in Turkey agreed to extend sanctions against Russia for its actions in Ukraine by six months until July of next yea… …read more Source: The West...

    Euromaidan heroism gave bloody start to Ukraine’s bid for freedom and democracy
    Nov21

    Euromaidan heroism gave bloody start to Ukraine’s bid for freedom and democracy

    Ukraine has paid a heavy price for wanting to shift away from Russia and towards the European Union. …read more Source: The Sydney Morning...

    Poroshenko Hails EU Parliaments’ Ratification Of Association Agreement
    Nov21

    Poroshenko Hails EU Parliaments’ Ratification Of Association Agreement

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko says the parliaments of all European Union member states have completed the process of ratifying the bloc’s Association Agreement with Ukraine. Poroshenko tweeted …read more Source: Big News...

    Mosque Robbed In Annexed Crimea
    Nov20

    Mosque Robbed In Annexed Crimea

    SUDAK, Ukraine — Unknown individuals have robbed a mosque in Ukraine’s Crimean Peninsula, which was annexed by Russia last year. The Spiritual Directorate of Crimea’s Muslims said on November 19 that …read more Source: Big News...

    Russia military chief discusses Syria ‘coordination’ with French counterpart (AFP)
    Nov19

    Russia military chief discusses Syria ‘coordination’ with French counterpart (AFP)

    Moscow (AFP) – Russia’s chief of general staff Valery Gerasimov held talks Thursday with French counterpart Pierre de Villiers on combating the Islamic State group in Syria, in the first such contact since the start of the Ukraine conflict last year. …read more Source: The West...

    Fuel shortages reported in rebel-controlled eastern Ukraine
    Nov19

    Fuel shortages reported in rebel-controlled eastern Ukraine

    KIEV, Ukraine (AP) ” Severe fuel shortages have hit the rebel-controlled areas in eastern Ukraine.Several residents of the rebel stronghold Donetsk told The Associated Press on Thursday that only a few gas stations remained open… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Russian food ban would cost Ukraine $600 mln next year: PM (AFP)
    Nov18

    Russian food ban would cost Ukraine $600 mln next year: PM (AFP)

    Kiev (AFP) – Ukraine said Wednesday it expects to lose some $600 million next year as a result of a food trade ban which Russia has threatened to introduce from January 1st. …read more Source: The West...

    Russia to ban Ukrainian food imports from January
    Nov18

    Russia to ban Ukrainian food imports from January

    MOSCOW (AP) ” Russia says it intends to ban imports of Ukrainian food starting next year.The move announced Wednesday by Alexei Ulyukayev, the economic development minister, could deal a considerable blow to the economy of Ukraine,… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

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