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    Just Give Us Our Freedom Says Wife Of Exiled Crimean Tatar Leader
    Apr02

    Just Give Us Our Freedom Says Wife Of Exiled Crimean Tatar Leader

    BAKHCHISARAI, Ukraine — Mustafa Dzhemilev, the long-time leader of the Crimean Tatars has been banned from the peninsula since Russia annexed the Ukrainian region in March 2014. But his wife, … …read more Source: Big News...

    Russia Claims Take Or Pay Gas Deal With Ukraine
    Apr02

    Russia Claims Take Or Pay Gas Deal With Ukraine

    Russia’s energy minister says his country has a “take or pay” deal for natural gas with Ukraine that, in the absence of any fresh agreement, comes into effect on April 1. Aleksandr Novak told … …read more Source: Big News...

    Russia pulls plug on Crimean Tatar TV sparking Ukraine outrage (AFP)
    Apr01

    Russia pulls plug on Crimean Tatar TV sparking Ukraine outrage (AFP)

    Moscow (AFP) – Russian authorities on Wednesday shut down a television channel serving Crimean Tatars, an ethnic group that opposed Moscow’s seizure of Crimea, sparking concern in Ukraine and the West. …read more Source: The West...

    Russia Denies License to Tatar-Language TV Station in Crimea
    Apr01

    Russia Denies License to Tatar-Language TV Station in Crimea

    Crimea’s independent Tatar-language television station ATR went off the air Wednesday after Russian authorities refused to give it a broadcasting license. Following Russia’s annexation of Crimea from … …read more Source: Big News...

    Deadly Ukraine rocket strike another shot in propaganda war (AFP)
    Apr01

    Deadly Ukraine rocket strike another shot in propaganda war (AFP)

    Shyrokyne (Ukraine) (AFP) – On a deserted road in east Ukraine, a missile strike briefly became the focus of the propaganda war that rages unabated despite the lull in fighting between pro-Russian rebels and the government. …read more Source: The West...

    Rebels in eastern Ukraine pay pension in Russian rubles
    Apr01

    Rebels in eastern Ukraine pay pension in Russian rubles

    DONETSK, Ukraine (AP) ” Russia-backed rebel authorities in eastern Ukraine have started paying pensions in Russian rubles.Yekaterina Matyushchenko, the finance minister in the Donetsk region’s separatist government, said Wednesday… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Police Surround Poroshenko-Owned Chocolate Factory In Russia
    Apr01

    Police Surround Poroshenko-Owned Chocolate Factory In Russia

    Police have surrounded a Russian chocolate factory owned by Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko’s company, Roshen. Russian news agencies reported that masked riot police blocked the entrance to the … …read more Source: Big News...

    Ukraine refuses to extradite Georgia’s ex-president
    Apr01

    Ukraine refuses to extradite Georgia’s ex-president

    KIEV, Ukraine (AP) ” Ukraine has rejected Georgia’s request for the extradition of its former president, Mikhail Saakashvili, who is facing a criminal probe at home.The Ukrainian Prosecutor-General’s office said in Wednesday’s statement… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Crimea’s only Tatar TV station goes off air
    Apr01

    Crimea’s only Tatar TV station goes off air

    MOSCOW (AP) ” Crimea’s independent television station ATR has gone off air after Russian authorities repeatedly refused to give it a broadcasting license.ATR was established as the first channel dedicated to the Crimean Tatars,… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    American farmer among the winners in sanctions-hit Russia
    Apr01

    American farmer among the winners in sanctions-hit Russia

    MOSCOW (AP) ” Kansas-born farmer Justus Walker is prospering in Russia ” one year after U.S. and European Union sanctions against his adopted country over its aggression in Ukraine.Walker, sporting a bushy beard reminiscent of a… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

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