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    Latvia says Russia tension worst since Cuban missile crisis
    Jun18

    Latvia says Russia tension worst since Cuban missile crisis

    SYDNEY (Reuters) – Russia’s nuclear “sabre-rattling” and refusal to abide by the terms of a ceasefire in Ukraine have dragged East-West relations to their lowest level since the 1962 Cuban missile crisis, Latvian Foreign Minister Edgars Rinkevics said on Thursday. …read more Source:...

    EU governments agree to extend economic sanctions on Russia over Ukraine
    Jun18

    EU governments agree to extend economic sanctions on Russia over Ukraine

    Ambassadors from the 28 EU nations have agreed at a meeting in Brussels to extend sanctions on Russia until next January. The decision will be ratified by EU foreign ministers next week. …read more Source: Deutsche...

    Putin is looking east
    Jun18

    Putin is looking east

    Putin and Chinese President Xi Jinping at a conference last year. © */AP/Press Association Images When the history of the early 21st century is written, the defining event of the period may not be recalled as the global financial crisis or the rise of militant Islam. It may be the convergence of interests between China and Russia, which led them...

    Self-Proclaimed ‘Donetsk People’s Republic’ Now Has an Internet Blacklist
    Jun18

    Self-Proclaimed ‘Donetsk People’s Republic’ Now Has an Internet Blacklist

    Most of the websites on the blacklist are those of Ukrainian media. Images mixed by Tetyana Lokot. Internet blacklists are a common occurrence in countries like Russia and Belarus, and now officials of the self-proclaimed “Donetsk People’s Republic” in the Donetsk region of eastern Ukraine have decided to join the club. Their newly-minted...

    CEI supports EU enlargement to W. Balkans
    Jun17

    CEI supports EU enlargement to W. Balkans

    The foreign ministers of the Central European Initiative, who gathered in the Macedonian lakeside resort of Ohrid on Monday, supported European Union enlargement to the western Balkans and expressed their deep concern for the situation in Ukraine. The… …read more Source:...

    Ukraine offers job to Tony Blair to try to ease deepening tension with Russia
    Jun17

    Ukraine offers job to Tony Blair to try to ease deepening tension with Russia

    TONY Blair has been offered a new job as advisor to Ukraine to try and ease deepening tension between the nation and Russia. …read more Source:...

    Latvia asks for release of Russia’s hostages
    Jun17

    Latvia asks for release of Russia’s hostages

    The Latvian Foreign Ministry on Wednesday called on Russia to immediately release Nadiya Savchenko and other Ukrainian citizens whom it is illegally holding. …read more Source:...

    Ukraine crisis: Violent arrest of leading Russian reporter fuels fears for journalists covering the conflict
    Jun17

    Ukraine crisis: Violent arrest of leading Russian reporter fuels fears for journalists covering the conflict

    The violent arrest and deportation of one of Russia leading journalists from rebel-held Donetsk has raised fears for journalists working in Ukraine. …read more Source: The...

    EU states agree to extend Russia sanctions
    Jun17

    EU states agree to extend Russia sanctions

    EU countries have agreed to extend the life of Russia and Crimea sanctions, despite Kremlin diplomacy. …read more Source:...

    Siluanov says no Russian financing planned for Greece
    Jun17

    Siluanov says no Russian financing planned for Greece

    Russian Finance Minister Anton Siluanov said on Wednesday that the country’s budget did not include plans to offer Greece financial help and that Russia did not plan to hold talks on restructuring Ukraine’s debt. …read more Source:...

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