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Siemens to cut back Russia trade after generators end up in Crimea
Jul21

Siemens to cut back Russia trade after generators end up in Crimea

German industrial conglomerate Siemens said Friday it would scale back its operations in Russia after confirming gas turbines it sold to companies there had been diverted to Ukraine’s Russian-annexed Crimea region in breach of sanctions. …read more Source: The Local...

Several Ukrainian troops killed in worst violence for months
Jul21

Several Ukrainian troops killed in worst violence for months

Ukraine’s military says nine soldiers have died in clashes with Russia-backed rebels in the east of the country. The violence follows a separatist announcement of a plan to form a new state called Little Russia. …read more Source: Deutsche...

Ukraine separatist ‘Little Russia’ sparks concern over peace deal
Jul18

Ukraine separatist ‘Little Russia’ sparks concern over peace deal

Pro-Russian separatists in Donetsk have declared all of Ukraine to be part of “Little Russia.” Could the move undo the Minsk Protocol aimed at keeping the peace in the region? …read more Source: Deutsche...

Little Russia: Ukraine separatists proclaim new state
Jul18

Little Russia: Ukraine separatists proclaim new state

Russian-backed rebels in east Ukraine have proclaimed the creation of a new state known as Malorossiya, which translates as “Little Russia.” Germany has condemned the proposal as “completely unacceptable.” …read more Source: Deutsche...

Ukraine separatists proclaim new state of ‘Little Russia’
Jul18

Ukraine separatists proclaim new state of ‘Little Russia’

Russian-backed rebels in east Ukraine have proclaimed the creation of a new state known as Malorossiya, which translates as “Little Russia.” The new state aspires to include the whole area of Ukraine, not just the east. …read more Source: Deutsche...

MH17 victims’ relatives, dignitaries mourn on third anniversary of plane’s downing
Jul17

MH17 victims’ relatives, dignitaries mourn on third anniversary of plane’s downing

A commemoration has been held in the Netherlands three years after a Malaysia Airlines passenger plane went down over conflict-ridden eastern Ukraine. A probe into the crash has raised issues of Russia’s accountability. …read more Source: Deutsche...

MH17 memorial to ‘Dutch 9/11’ to give sorrow a location
Jul17

MH17 memorial to ‘Dutch 9/11’ to give sorrow a location

Flight MH17 was shot down over the Ukraine, killing the 298 people on board, on July 17, 2014. Many of the passengers were Dutch. Artist Ronald A. Westerhuis has created a monument in Amsterdam to remember the victims. …read more Source: Deutsche...

MH17 memorial to be unveiled in Holland
Jul17

MH17 memorial to be unveiled in Holland

On July 17, 2014, flight MH17 was shot down over the Ukraine, killing the 298 people on board. Many of the passengers were Dutch. Dutch artist Ronald A. Westerhuis has created a monument to remember the victims. …read more Source: Deutsche...

What are Russia’s Zapad war games?
Jul14

What are Russia’s Zapad war games?

Russia’s military is preparing to hold its biggest war games in several years, dubbed Zapad-2017. NATO’s eastern members are alarmed by these plans, and claim similar drills preceded clashes in Georgia and Crimea. …read more Source: Deutsche...

NATO voices skepticism over size of Russia’s Zapad military exercise
Jul13

NATO voices skepticism over size of Russia’s Zapad military exercise

NATO has welcomed recent dialogue with Russia, but the alliance has serious doubts Moscow is revealing the true extent of their military exercises. Last time this training took place was just before Crimean invasion. …read more Source: Deutsche...

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