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    Applause and wine as Berlusconi and Putin visit Crimea (AFP)
    Sep11

    Applause and wine as Berlusconi and Putin visit Crimea (AFP)

    Sevastopol (AFP) – President Vladimir Putin on Friday hosted Italy’s former leader Silvio Berlusconi for talks in Crimea, during the highest-profile visit by a Western politician to the peninsula since its annexation last year. …read more Source: The West...

    Ukraine says sealing border with Russia condition for peace
    Sep11

    Ukraine says sealing border with Russia condition for peace

    KIEV, Ukraine (AP) ” Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko says the withdrawal of Russian forces from the east and the sealing of the nation’s border with Russia are key conditions for peace in Ukraine.In a speech Friday, Poroshenko… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Italy’s ex-PM comes to Crimea to meet with old friend Putin
    Sep11

    Italy’s ex-PM comes to Crimea to meet with old friend Putin

    MOSCOW (AP) ” Former Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi is visiting Russia-occupied Crimea in a sign of symbolic support of his close friend, Russian President Vladimir Putin.Berlusconi has previously hosted Putin’s family… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Poroshenko says Ukraine truce holding despite Russia ‘threat’ (AFP)
    Sep11

    Poroshenko says Ukraine truce holding despite Russia ‘threat’ (AFP)

    Kiev (AFP) – Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko told an international conference Friday that Russia remained a treat to the “entire democratic world” but that he held out hope a new truce with pro-Moscow insurgents would hold. …read more Source: The West...

    Ukraine’s pro-Russia rebels target media in propaganda war (AFP)
    Sep11

    Ukraine’s pro-Russia rebels target media in propaganda war (AFP)

    Donetsk (Ukraine) (AFP) – Yana Agafonova, a media official in the pro-Russian rebel government in eastern Ukraine, says critical publications are not welcome in the separatist region, which is locked in a vicious propaganda war with Kiev. …read more Source: The West...

    European Parliament Calls On Russia To Release Estonian, Ukrainian Prisoners
    Sep11

    European Parliament Calls On Russia To Release Estonian, Ukrainian Prisoners

    STRASBOURG, France ndash; EU lawmakers have urged Russia to immediately release the Estonian police officer Eston Kohver, Ukrainian film-maker Oleg Sentsov, and civil activist Olexandr Kolchenko. In a …read more Source: Big News...

    Russian court convicts one for pro-Ukrainian ‘vandalism’ (AFP)
    Sep10

    Russian court convicts one for pro-Ukrainian ‘vandalism’ (AFP)

    Moscow (AFP) – A Russian court on Thursday jailed a man for more than two years over a protest in which the top of a Moscow skyscraper was painted to resemble the Ukrainian flag. …read more Source: The West...

    Ukraine PM calls second Russia-Germany pipeline ‘anti-European’ (AFP)
    Sep10

    Ukraine PM calls second Russia-Germany pipeline ‘anti-European’ (AFP)

    Bratislava (AFP) – Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk on Thursday criticised as “anti-Ukrainian and anti-European” a deal between Russia’s energy giant Gazprom and several Western firms to build a second gas pipeline under the Baltic Sea. …read more Source: The West...

    Russia’s Nemtsov, Saudi’s Badawi, listed for EU rights prize (AFP)
    Sep10

    Russia’s Nemtsov, Saudi’s Badawi, listed for EU rights prize (AFP)

    Brussels (AFP) – Assassinated Russian opposition leader Boris Nemtsov, a Ukraine military pilot held on murder charges by Moscow and jailed Saudi Arabian blogger Raif Badawi were shortlisted Thursday for the European Parliament’s prestigious Sakharov human rights prize. …read more Source: The West...

    Russian gets prison for painting star in Ukraine’s colors
    Sep10

    Russian gets prison for painting star in Ukraine’s colors

    MOSCOW (AP) ” A Russian court has sentenced a man to more than two years in prison for painting a star on the spire of a Moscow skyscraper in the colors of the Ukrainian flag. Four co-defendants were acquitted.The case reflects… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

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