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    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:...

    Migration could be key in tossup Danish vote
    Jun17

    Migration could be key in tossup Danish vote

    COPENHAGEN — Denmark’s parliamentary elections on Thursday are so closely tied between the ruling “red” bloc of Prime Minister Helle Thorning-Schmidt and the opposition “blue” coalition that the winner could be determined by four seats from faraway Greenland and the Faroe Islands. Each of those distant outposts gets a pair of guaranteed...

    EU agrees to extend Russia sanctions
    Jun17

    EU agrees to extend Russia sanctions

    EU ambassadors meeting in Brussels Wednesday agreed to extend economic sanctions against Russia in retaliation for its actions in Ukraine, according to diplomatic sources. The agreement among member countries is expected to be ratified next week by EU foreign ministers. The sanctions, which ban Russian exports in the EU, are likely to be extended...

    Facebook’s block policy accused of facilitating pro-Kremlin trolls
    Jun17

    Facebook’s block policy accused of facilitating pro-Kremlin trolls

    Prominent bloggers claim their accounts are being routinely blocked after orchestrated complaints from Russia’s cyber army. RFE/RL reportA growing number of Russian and Ukrainian Facebook users have had their accounts temporarily suspended over spurious accusations which they say have been logged by pro-Kremlin users upset by the political...

    Russian finance minister says budget doesn’t include plans to help Greece
    Jun17

    Russian finance minister says budget doesn’t include plans to help 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:...

    German police arrest Ukrainian banker at Berlin airport
    Jun17

    German police arrest Ukrainian banker at Berlin airport

    BERLIN (Reuters) – German police arrested Ukrainian banker Borys Tymonkin at Berlin-Schoenefeld airport based on an international arrest warrant but authorities have not made a final decision on his extradition, a German state prosecutor said on Wednesday. …read more Source:...

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