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    EU extends sanctions on Russia, launches Libya mission
    Jun22

    EU extends sanctions on Russia, launches Libya mission

    LUXEMBOURG (Reuters) – European Union foreign ministers extended economic sanctions on Russia over its involvement in Ukraine by six months until the end of January 2016, an EU official said. …read more Source:...

    [Ticker] EU entends Russia economic sanctions
    Jun22

    [Ticker] EU entends Russia economic sanctions

    EU foreign ministers, on Monday, formally extended EU economic sanctions on Russia until the end of January 2016, as well as EU sanctions on Crimea, until June next year. The move came despite fears Greece might wield a last-minute veto. The measures were described as “political blackmail” by Russia. …read more Source:...

    Lukashenko: Belarus will do everything to stop fratricidal war in Ukraine
    Jun22

    Lukashenko: Belarus will do everything to stop fratricidal war in Ukraine

    The head of state stressed that Belarus’ peace-making mission in the regulation of the situation in Ukraine is well known. “Fraternal peoples of Russia, Belarus and Ukraine have the same roots. It hurts when our brothers are in trouble. We will do everything to de-escalate the situation and, if possible, to stop this fratricidal war,”...

    Belarus thanked for organizing talks on regulation of Ukrainian crisis
    Jun22

    Belarus thanked for organizing talks on regulation of Ukrainian crisis

    Patriarch Kirill stressed that it is great pain for him to listen to the news about the situation in fraternal Ukraine. “It is a wound in the heart. Among Orthodox believers are people from the East and from the West. It lays great responsibility on the church,” the Patriarch said. “At present our church is the only organization in Ukraine which...

    Two US Tanks Roll into Bulgaria
    Jun22

    Two US Tanks Roll into Bulgaria

    A pair of M1A2 Abrams battle tanks have arrived in Bulgaria by plane, the country’s Defense Ministry has said.The vehicles, flown into Bulgaria from the American Rammstein Air Base in Germany, are due to take part in the Power Shock drill at the Novo Selo military ground near Sliven.The exercises is part of NATO’s war games unfolding...

    Ukraine militia accused of murder
    Jun21

    Ukraine militia accused of murder

    Ukraine has disbanded a notorious militia that fought alongside government forces, arresting its commander and six fighters on charges of… …read more Source: The...

    Now Russia and Ukraine are at war over the ownership of St Vladimir the Great
    Jun21

    Now Russia and Ukraine are at war over the ownership of St Vladimir the Great

    A millennium ago, grand prince Vladimir of Kiev cast a civilisational fault line across Eastern Europe – one that divided the states of Russia, Belarus and Ukraine from the rest of the continent. …read more Source: The...

    Two Ukrainian servicemen killed in past 24 hours: Ukraine military
    Jun21

    Two Ukrainian servicemen killed in past 24 hours: Ukraine military

    KIEV (Reuters) – Two Ukrainian servicemen have been killed and six wounded in the past 24 hours in separatist eastern territories, the Ukrainian military said on Sunday, describing an increase in fighting near the strategic port city of Mariupol. …read more Source:...

    World Refugee Day: UN estimates 1.2 million internally displaced in Ukraine
    Jun21

    World Refugee Day: UN estimates 1.2 million internally displaced in Ukraine

    Ukraine has problems of its own to contend with. But the country is still managing to shelter refugees – from far-flung war-torn places as well as… …read more Source:...

    A Picture Worth a Thousand Russian Expletives
    Jun21

    A Picture Worth a Thousand Russian Expletives

    Some of them are smiling, a few are holding drinks, and one is even gesturing the “peace sign.” There are nine people in the photo, and the third one in from the right—the reason everyone is posing together—is Alexander Borodai, the former prime minister of the breakaway People’s Republic of Donetsk. The other eight people in the photo are...

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