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    Russia may toughen response to EU sanctions over Ukraine: Kremlin
    Jun18

    Russia may toughen response to EU sanctions over Ukraine: Kremlin

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – Russia may toughen its response to European Union sanctions over the Ukraine crisis if the EU carries out a decision to extend the sanctions, Kremlin economic adviser Andrei Belousov said on Thursday. …read more Source:...

    Russia-West tensions ‘worst since Cuba crisis’ says Rinkēvičs
    Jun18

    Russia-West tensions ‘worst since Cuba crisis’ says Rinkēvičs

    Russia’s nuclear “saber-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 Rinkēvičs told Reuters while visiting Sidney in Australia on Thursday, the BNS newswire reported Thursday....

    Russian journalist beaten and detained by Ukrainian separatists
    Jun18

    Russian journalist beaten and detained by Ukrainian separatists

    Novaya Gazeta reporter says he was beaten after being held at gunpointA correspondent for the independent Russian newspaper, Novaya Gazeta, was beaten and briefly detained in eastern Ukraine on Tuesday, reports the Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ). Pavel Kanygin, a special correspondent for the Moscow-based paper, said he was held for five...

    Kuchma: Minsk talks venue clears the road to peace in Ukraine
    Jun18

    Kuchma: Minsk talks venue clears the road to peace in Ukraine

    “In this situation, there are many who want to criticize. But what do they offer in return? Nothing. There is no alternative to the political settlement of the conflict in Ukraine. It is understood all over the world, including in Ukraine and Belarus which has been actively involved in these processes,” Leonid Kuchma said. …read more...

    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:...

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