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    Crimea standoff: Crisis or creation?
    Jun02

    Crimea standoff: Crisis or creation?

    THE United States and Russia are again facing-off in disputed waters off occupied Crimea, with a major clash between combat jets and the destroyer USS Ross. Or was there? …read more Source:...

    Georgia threatens to strip ex-leader Saakashvili’s citizenship (AFP)
    Jun01

    Georgia threatens to strip ex-leader Saakashvili’s citizenship (AFP)

    Tbilisi (AFP) – Georgia has threatened to revoke pro-Western former president Mikheil Saakashvili’s citizenship after he was granted a Ukrainian passport and appointed as governor of the strategic Odessa region. …read more Source: The West...

    5 die in eastern Ukraine despite cease-fire
    Jun01

    5 die in eastern Ukraine despite cease-fire

    MOSCOW (AP) ” At least two civilians and three Ukrainian troops have been killed in eastern Ukraine despite the ongoing cease-fire.Rebel mouthpiece Donetsk News Agency said on Monday two civilians were killed and five injured in… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    UN rights office: Death toll in Ukraine conflict tops 6,400
    Jun01

    UN rights office: Death toll in Ukraine conflict tops 6,400

    BERLIN (AP) ” The United Nations’ human rights office says the number of people killed in more than a year of fighting in eastern Ukraine has risen to over 6,400.The office said Monday that at least 6,417 people have been killed… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    NATO flexes muscles in Baltics, Poland (AFP)
    Jun01

    NATO flexes muscles in Baltics, Poland (AFP)

    Vilnius (AFP) – US-led NATO drills began Monday in the Baltic states and Poland, a move intended to reassure Russia’s nervous neighbours amid tensions over Ukraine. …read more Source: The West...

    Russian FM dimisses ‘absurdity’ of EU anger over entry bans (AFP)
    Jun01

    Russian FM dimisses ‘absurdity’ of EU anger over entry bans (AFP)

    Moscow (AFP) – Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov on Monday dismissed the “absurdity” of EU complaints over a travel ban imposed by Moscow on 89 Europeans over the Ukraine crisis. …read more Source: The West...

    Three Ukrainian serviceman killed in separatist east – Kiev military (Reuters)
    Jun01

    Three Ukrainian serviceman killed in separatist east – Kiev military (Reuters)

    KIEV (Reuters) – Three Ukrainian servicemen have been killed and four others wounded in attacks by pro-Russian separatists in the east over the past 24 hours, Ukraine’s military spokesman said on Mond… …read more Source: The West...

    IMF mission gives upbeat assessment of Ukraine, sees signs of ‘economic stability’ emerging (Reuters)
    May31

    IMF mission gives upbeat assessment of Ukraine, sees signs of ‘economic stability’ emerging (Reuters)

    KIEV (Reuters) – The head of an International Monetary Fund team visiting Ukraine gave a positive assessment of progress by the Kiev government on reform on Sunday and said there would be further disc… …read more Source: The West...

    Five killed in eastern Ukraine fighting (AFP)
    May31

    Five killed in eastern Ukraine fighting (AFP)

    Kiev (AFP) – Three Ukrainian soldiers and two civilians have been killed over the past 24 hours in fighting in the separatist east, a Ukrainian military spokesman said Sunday. …read more Source: The West...

    Russia blacklists 89 European leaders
    May31

    Russia blacklists 89 European leaders

    Russia has imposed an entry ban on 89 European politicians and military leaders, according to a list seen by Reuters, a move that has angered Europe and worsened its standoff with the West over Moscow’s role in the Ukraine conflict. …read more Source:...

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