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    The long read why Russia is unlikely to pull a Crimea on the Baltics
    Aug13

    The long read why Russia is unlikely to pull a Crimea on the Baltics

    It was over before most people could tell it had even begun. Under the cover of darkness, thousands of Russian troops quietly streamed across the border, with hardly a shot fired. Within a month, … …read more Source: Big News...

    Russia’s top court upholds decree to classify army losses (AFP)
    Aug13

    Russia’s top court upholds decree to classify army losses (AFP)

    Moscow (AFP) – Russia’s Supreme Court on Thursday upheld a Kremlin decree to classify troop deaths during peace time, seen as an attempt to cover up Moscow’s role in the Ukraine crisis. …read more Source: The West...

    US chides Russia on ‘sharp increase’ in Ukraine attacks (AFP)
    Aug13

    US chides Russia on ‘sharp increase’ in Ukraine attacks (AFP)

    Washington (AFP) – US Secretary of State John Kerry called his Russian counterpart Sergei Lavrov on Thursday to express “grave concern” about increased separatist attacks in Ukraine, a senior State Department official said. …read more Source: The West...

    Russia slaps food embargo on more European countries (AFP)
    Aug13

    Russia slaps food embargo on more European countries (AFP)

    Moscow (AFP) – Russia on Thursday broadened a food embargo imposed in retaliation for Western sanctions over Ukraine to include Iceland, a significant fish importer, as well as Montenegro, Albania and Liechtenstein. …read more Source: The West...

    Russia Adds Four Countries To Food Import Ban Threatens Ukraine
    Aug13

    Russia Adds Four Countries To Food Import Ban Threatens Ukraine

    Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev has said that four countries have been added to its import ban list for foreign food. He also threatened on August 13 that Ukrainian products would be added to … …read more Source: Big News...

    Ukraine bid to shut out Russia with border ‘wall’ falters (AFP)
    Aug13

    Ukraine bid to shut out Russia with border ‘wall’ falters (AFP)

    Senkivka (Ukraine) (AFP) – A freshly-dug anti-tank ditch running along a short stretch of metal fence topped with barbed wire marks the start of a new border defence that Ukraine hopes will protect it from Russia. …read more Source: The West...

    Can Britain turn Ukraines inefficient corrupt military into a fighting force
    Aug13

    Can Britain turn Ukraines inefficient corrupt military into a fighting force

    <br>Amid the noise of gunfire, armoured cars and drones, Bogdan Yanakovy was reflecting on his role as a soldier in Ukraine's airborne forces. Before the war he was a lecturer in … …read more Source: Big News...

    Ukraine battles pro-Russian rebels for access to key port (AFP)
    Aug12

    Ukraine battles pro-Russian rebels for access to key port (AFP)

    Starognativka (Ukraine) (AFP) – Ukraine on Wednesday reported intense battles with pro-Russian insurgents near the last major government stronghold in the former Soviet country’s separatist east. …read more Source: The West...

    Ukraine bans dozens of ‘fascist’ Russian books (AFP)
    Aug12

    Ukraine bans dozens of ‘fascist’ Russian books (AFP)

    Kiev (AFP) – Kiev’s public relations war with Moscow scaled new heights on Wednesday as Ukraine released a list of high-profile Russian reporters and authors whose books will be banned from sale. …read more Source: The West...

    Moldova: 136 kilograms (300 pounds) of heroin seized
    Aug12

    Moldova: 136 kilograms (300 pounds) of heroin seized

    CHISINAU, Moldova (AP) ” Moldovan authorities have seized more than 130 kilograms (290 pounds) of heroin in a truck transporting tiles from Ukraine to Bulgaria.Head of the customs service Iurie Cerban said Wednesday the heroin was… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

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