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    Ukraine crisis: Separatist rebel commander Aleksey Mozgovoi says he is ‘ready for more deaths’ – and warns ceasefire with Kiev won’t hold
    May18

    Ukraine crisis: Separatist rebel commander Aleksey Mozgovoi says he is ‘ready for more deaths’ – and warns ceasefire with Kiev won’t hold

    Scarred by decades of political corruption and many months of war, the rebel-held town of Alchevsk in eastern Ukraine has few attractions. Its biggest draw is undoubtedly Commander Aleksey Mozgovoi, the enigmatic leader of the rebel “Ghost” battalion, who has taken up residence in the former security services building on Lenin Street. …read...

    Captured ‘Russian soldiers’ in Ukraine face terrorism trial
    May18

    Captured ‘Russian soldiers’ in Ukraine face terrorism trial

    Kiev says alleged special forces officers came “with guns in their hands against our citizens” …read more Source: The...

    US muscles in behind Ukraine peace deal
    May18

    US muscles in behind Ukraine peace deal

    Nuland in talks with Russia on implementing ceasefire and planned political settlement …read more Source: Financial...

    Captured Russian servicemen to be prosecuted for ‘terrorist’ acts, says Ukraine
    May18

    Captured Russian servicemen to be prosecuted for ‘terrorist’ acts, says Ukraine

    Ukraine says it has captured two Russian servicemen and they will be prosecuted for “terrorist acts.” In a video, posted by Kiev’s interior… …read more Source:...

    Russia Seeks No Further Delay to EU-Ukraine Trade Pact, Malmstrom Says
    May18

    Russia Seeks No Further Delay to EU-Ukraine Trade Pact, Malmstrom Says

    Russia didn’t seek a delay to the planned start of a free-trade pact between Ukraine and the EU at trilateral talks on Monday, EU Trade Commissioner Cecilia Malmstrom said. Reuters quoted Malmstrom as saying that the three sides agreed in a joint statement after their talks in Brussels that the free-trade pact “will be provisionally...

    ‘Russian soldiers’ captured in Ukraine to face trial on terrorism charges
    May18

    ‘Russian soldiers’ captured in Ukraine to face trial on terrorism charges

    Pair were seized in government-controlled Shchastya and could face life sentences if found guiltyTwo alleged Russian soldiers who were captured while fighting in eastern Ukraine will be tried on terrorism charges, Kiev has said.They could reportedly face sentences of up to life in prison if found guilty of committing a lethal terrorist act. The...

    POLITICO Pro’s Morning Tech: Activist anger — Ad blocking — Dark fiber
    May18

    POLITICO Pro’s Morning Tech: Activist anger — Ad blocking — Dark fiber

    SIGN UP HERE: If you’ve been forwarded this email and are ready to lose the middle-man, here’s your chance for a trial of this subscription-only newsletter: http://politi.co/1H8V7aj GOOD MORNING and welcome to Morning Tech! I’m David Meyer and I’ll be your information dealer, drawing on almost a decade’s immersion in...

    “Macedonia could be next Ukraine” – paper
    May18

    “Macedonia could be next Ukraine” – paper

    Macedonia could become “a new arena for the clash between the West and Russia,” a Moscow-based daily writes on Monday. According to the Kommersant paper, “both sides are now, as they did once in Ukraine,” becoming more actively involved in the Macedonian crisis. …read more Source:...

    Kremlin hails improving U.S. ties
    May18

    Kremlin hails improving U.S. ties

    Russian officials hailed the Monday visit of U.S. Assistant Secretary of State Victoria Nuland as another sign of improving relations between the two countries, while criticism back in America brews over whether the trips from Nuland and Secretary of State John Kerry represent a diplomatic defeat. Nuland’s trip to Moscow comes just days...

    Ukraine’s weaponised debt
    May18

    Ukraine’s weaponised debt

    Advocates of debt reduction for Ukraine are right …read more Source: Financial...

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