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    Ukraine taunts Kremlin with  job for hated Georgian rival
    May31

    Ukraine taunts Kremlin with  job for hated Georgian rival

    President Poroshenko of Ukraine has taunted his Russian counterpart by appointing the former Georgian president Mikhail Saakashvili, an enemy of… …read more Source: The...

    President Putin’s travel-ban list is the latest mis-step in a clumsy diplomatic dance with Europe | Mary Dejevsky
    May31

    President Putin’s travel-ban list is the latest mis-step in a clumsy diplomatic dance with Europe | Mary Dejevsky

    Relations have deteriorated so much that we don’t know if the bar on Nick Clegg and others visiting Russia is a sham diplomatic storm or a real oneConsigned to the back benches, party leader and deputy prime minister no more, Nick Clegg finds himself suddenly back in the spotlight … because he has been banned from Russia. Tragi-comic,...

    Ukraine names ex-Georgian president Saakashvili as Odessa governor
    May31

    Ukraine names ex-Georgian president Saakashvili as Odessa governor

    President Poroshenko’s surprise appointment of ‘great friend of Ukraine’ to key post in Black Sea region greeted with derision in MoscowPetro Poroshenko, the president of Ukraine, has appointed former Georgian president Mikheil Saakashvili to be governor of Ukraine’s southern Odessa region, in a surprise move that is certain to...

    Chess:Mihaela Sandu takes 26th place marred by cheating accusations, Natalia Zukova is new European champion
    May31

    Chess:Mihaela Sandu takes 26th place marred by cheating accusations, Natalia Zukova is new European champion

    Natalia Zukova of Ukraine is the new European champion in chess after the Georgian tournament that was marred by the unfounded accusations that Romanian chess player Mihaela Sandu had cheated during the competition. …read more Source:...

    EU anger over the Russian travel blacklist!
    May31

    EU anger over the Russian travel blacklist!

    89 EU politicians were surprised to discover that they were on a confidential Russian travel blacklist on Thursday. The people on the list were parliamentarians who have been outspoken critics of Russian President Vladimir Putin and the war in the Ukraine. A Russian MP has formally requested that Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov to make the...

    War in the east ravages Ukraine’s economy
    May31

    War in the east ravages Ukraine’s economy

    Idle factories lead to decline in output …read more Source: Financial...

    Ukraine names ex-Georgia leader governor
    May31

    Ukraine names ex-Georgia leader governor

    Appointment is seen as part of efforts to speed up regional reforms in the war-torn country …read more Source: Financial...

    Ukraine names Georgia’s Saakashvili as governor of Black Sea hotspot
    May31

    Ukraine names Georgia’s Saakashvili as governor of Black Sea hotspot

    KIEV (Reuters) – Ukraine’s Petro Poroshenko has appointed former Georgian President Mikheil Saakashvili to be governor of Ukraine’s southern Odessa region, in a surprise move that is certain to raise hackles in Moscow. …read more Source:...

    Ex-Georgian President Sakaashvili appointed governor of Ukraine’s Odessa region
    May31

    Ex-Georgian President Sakaashvili appointed governor of Ukraine’s Odessa region

    Former Georgian President Mikheil Saakashvili has been appointed governor of Ukraine’s Odessa region, a day after being granted Ukrainian… …read more Source:...

    EU criticizes ‘unjustified’ Russian travel blacklist
    May31

    EU criticizes ‘unjustified’ Russian travel blacklist

    BERLIN (Reuters) – Russia has imposed an entry ban on 89 European politicians and military leaders, according to a list seen by Reuters, a move that has angered Europe and worsened its standoff with the West over Moscow’s role in the Ukraine conflict. …read more Source:...

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