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    Russia’s Putin drives truck to open bridge linking Moscow with annexed Crimea
    May15

    Russia’s Putin drives truck to open bridge linking Moscow with annexed Crimea

    Russian President Vladimir Putin on Tuesday drove a truck across a new bridge linking mainland Russia to Moscow-annexed Crimea, triggering a fierce reaction from Kiev. …read more Source: France...

    Russia’s Putin drives truck to open bridge linking Moscow with annexed Crimea
    May15

    Russia’s Putin drives truck to open bridge linking Moscow with annexed Crimea

    Russian President Vladimir Putin on Tuesday drove a truck across a new bridge linking mainland Russia to Moscow-annexed Crimea, triggering a fierce reaction from Kiev. …read more Source: France...

    Russia’s Putin drives truck to open bridge linking Moscow with annexed Crimea
    May15

    Russia’s Putin drives truck to open bridge linking Moscow with annexed Crimea

    Russian President Vladimir Putin on Tuesday drove a truck across a new bridge linking mainland Russia to Moscow-annexed Crimea, triggering a fierce reaction from Kiev. …read more Source: France...

    As elections near, Putin says Russians will not stand for Ukraine-style coup
    Dec16

    As elections near, Putin says Russians will not stand for Ukraine-style coup

    President Vladimir Putin said Russians “do not want and will not stand for” a Ukraine-style coup as he responded to a question from a rival presidential candidate at his annual press conference on Thursday. …read more Source: France...

    Ex-Georgian President Saakashvili on “indefinite” hunger strike after second arrest
    Dec10

    Ex-Georgian President Saakashvili on “indefinite” hunger strike after second arrest

    Former Georgian president Mikheil Saakashvili has gone on hunger strike to protest his arrest in Ukraine on charges of trying to stage a coup sponsored by Russia, his lawyer and supporters said Saturday. …read more Source: France...

    Chechen accused of plotting to kill Putin wounded near Kiev, wife killed
    Nov01

    Chechen accused of plotting to kill Putin wounded near Kiev, wife killed

    A Chechen volunteer soldier who was accused of plotting to kill Russian President Vladimir Putin was wounded and his wife killed Monday when their car was strafed by gunfire near the Ukrainian capital, Kiev. …read more Source: France...

    Can former Georgian president Saakashvili galvanise Ukraine’s opposition?
    Oct26

    Can former Georgian president Saakashvili galvanise Ukraine’s opposition?

    Nearly four years after Ukrainians took to the streets and overthrew a corrupt government, some of them want to do it again. Currency devaluation and utility price hikes have made Ukrainians poorer, while corrupt officials still go unpunished. One man who says he wants to change that is former Georgian president Mikheil Saakashvili. He is now...

    In Ukraine, US defence chief accuses Moscow of seeking to ‘redraw borders by force’
    Aug26

    In Ukraine, US defence chief accuses Moscow of seeking to ‘redraw borders by force’

    US Defense Secretary Jim Mattis said Thursday the United States was committed to helping Ukraine’s military, and sanctions against Russia would remain in place until Moscow stops supporting rebels and returns Crimea. …read more Source: France...

    ‘The whole thing stinks’: Saakashvili slams Ukraine for stripping his citizenship
    Jul28

    ‘The whole thing stinks’: Saakashvili slams Ukraine for stripping his citizenship

    Former Georgian President Mikheil Saakashvili accused Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko of bowing to pressure from a Russian oligarch to strip him of his Ukrainian citizenship in an exclusive interview with FRANCE 24 on Thursday. …read more Source: France...

    ‘Looking for Lenin’: The search for fallen Soviet statues in Ukraine
    Jul20

    ‘Looking for Lenin’: The search for fallen Soviet statues in Ukraine

    For decades of Soviet empire, statues of founding father Vladimir Lenin presided triumphantly over city squares and parks. When the USSR collapsed in 1990, thousands of Lenin statues remained on their pedestals, 5,500 of them in Ukraine alone. Today, not a single one remains standing in Ukraine. The story of what happened to these statues is the...

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