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    Three years after annexation, Russia is spending billions on bridge to Crimea
    Mar28

    Three years after annexation, Russia is spending billions on bridge to Crimea

    It’s been three years since Vladimir Putin signed off on Russia’s annexation of Crimea – a unilateral act which landed Moscow with a wave of sanctions from Europe and the United States. Last year, Russia started building a bridge across the Kerch Strait which separates the peninsula of Crimea from the Russian mainland....

    Video: Crimean dissidents silenced by Moscow
    Mar24

    Video: Crimean dissidents silenced by Moscow

    Three years after the annexation of the Ukrainian peninsula of Crimea, Russia has deployed all the tools at its disposal, in the police and the justice system, to silence dissenting voices. Whether it’s the Tatars (an ethnic minority opposed to the annexation), journalists who express a critical point of view, or pro-Ukrainian activists,...

    Exiled former Russian lawmaker shot dead in Kiev
    Mar23

    Exiled former Russian lawmaker shot dead in Kiev

    A former Russian lawmaker and key witness in a treason case against Ukraine’s ousted leader Viktor Yanukovich was shot dead in broad daylight outside a hotel in central Kiev on Thursday, police said. …read more Source: France...

    Russia’s Lavrov announces new Ukraine ceasefire
    Feb18

    Russia’s Lavrov announces new Ukraine ceasefire

    Germany, France, Russia and Ukraine agreed on Saturday to use their influence to implement a ceasefire and the withdrawal of heavy weapons from Monday in eastern Ukraine. …read more Source: France...

    Surge in Ukraine violence could end peace deal, lead to ‘humanitarian disaster’
    Feb04

    Surge in Ukraine violence could end peace deal, lead to ‘humanitarian disaster’

    Clashes between Ukrainian forces and Moscow-backed rebels left seven more people dead in Ukraine on Friday, in escalating violence that European monitors say could lead to a humanitarian disaster. …read more Source: France...

    US condemns ‘aggressive’ Russia as Ukraine fighting continues
    Feb03

    US condemns ‘aggressive’ Russia as Ukraine fighting continues

    U.S. Ambassador Nikki Haley condemned Russia’s “aggressive actions” in eastern Ukraine on Thursday and warned Moscow that U.S. sanctions imposed after its annexation of Crimea will remain until the peninsula is returned to Ukraine. …read more Source: France...

    US condemns ‘aggressive’ Russia as Ukraine fighting continues
    Feb03

    US condemns ‘aggressive’ Russia as Ukraine fighting continues

    U.S. Ambassador Nikki Haley condemned Russia’s “aggressive actions” in eastern Ukraine on Thursday and warned Moscow that U.S. sanctions imposed after its annexation of Crimea will remain until the peninsula is returned to Ukraine. …read more Source: France...

    Fighting rages in east Ukraine for third day
    Feb01

    Fighting rages in east Ukraine for third day

    Ukrainian forces and Russian-backed rebels were on Tuesday locked in fighting for a third straight day at a flashpoint town that left thousands shivering without power and sparked renewed EU concern about security in its backyard. …read more Source: France...

    Ukraine files terrorism case against Russia at UN court
    Jan17

    Ukraine files terrorism case against Russia at UN court

    Ukraine has filed a case at the UN’s top court accusing Russia of sponsoring “terrorism” and demanding Moscow pay damages for the shelling of civilians and the downing of flight MH17, the court said Tuesday. …read more Source: France...

    In newly retaken town, Ukrainian troops try to win local support
    Jan12

    In newly retaken town, Ukrainian troops try to win local support

    In eastern Ukraine, the de facto border separating the government-controlled west from the separatist-held east has barely moved in two years of conflict. But that doesn’t mean that the battle between Kiev and the pro-Russian rebels isn’t continuing. Just last month, government forces nudged slightly ahead to retake the frontline town...

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