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    [Ticker] Lithuania bans Russian TV station
    Apr09

    [Ticker] Lithuania bans Russian TV station

    Lithuania has suspended the broadcasting licence of RTR Planeta, a Russian TV channel, for three months on grounds that it propagates “violence … war” in its coverage of Ukraine. Karolis Zikaras, a Lithuanian military spokesman, said: “When we deal with open lies, the state has to react”. …read more Source:...

    Ukrainian President: we can stop Putin, but only if we are given arms
    Apr09

    Ukrainian President: we can stop Putin, but only if we are given arms

    Supporters of the so-called People’s Republic of Donetsk are preparing their forces for battle – under such conditions, western countries should help Ukraine with arms, believes the first president of independent Ukraine Leonid Kravchuk. At the same time, he does not guarantee that those arms will not end up in the hands of separatists, as...

    Report: Hungary and Greece sign up to Russian gas pipeline
    Apr09

    Report: Hungary and Greece sign up to Russian gas pipeline

    Hungary and Greece have endorsed plans to build a new Russian gas pipeline in the latest blow to EU unity over the Ukraine crisis, wrote EUobserver. …read more Source: Budapest Business...

    Berlin to host new four-way Ukraine talks
    Apr09

    Berlin to host new four-way Ukraine talks

    The French, German, Russian and Ukrainian foreign ministers will meet in Berlin Monday for a follow-up on the fragile ceasefire agreed in February to end a year of bloody war in eastern Ukraine. …read more Source: The Local...

    Summer in Ukraine’s Soviet-style island resort – in pictures
    Apr09

    Summer in Ukraine’s Soviet-style island resort – in pictures

    After stumbling on Kiev’s Hydropark, London-based photographer Freya Najade felt compelled to return to capture beach life from a bygone era … …read more Source: The...

    Ukraine soldiers ‘summarily killed’
    Apr09

    Ukraine soldiers ‘summarily killed’

    The rights group Amnesty International says it has evidence pro-Russian separatists summarily killed four Ukrainian soldiers in their captivity. …read more Source:...

    Greece close to default
    Apr09

    Greece close to default

    Greece is due to repay to a loan of around €450 million to the International Monetary Fund today (9 April), amid concerns that the Greek government is on the brink of a default and could run out of money this month. Yanis Varoufakis, Greece’s finance minister, flew to the United States on Sunday (5 April) to reassure Christine Lagarde, the...

    MEPs to discuss controversial ‘Armenian genocide’ report
    Apr09

    MEPs to discuss controversial ‘Armenian genocide’ report

    The sensitive subject of how to define the Ottoman Empire’s 1915 killing and the forced relocation of its Armenian subjects will be up for debate at a single-day session of the European Parliament in Brussels on Wednesday (8 April). The resolution, entitled ‘Armenian genocide 100th anniversary’, builds on a report adopted last month...

    Alexis Tsipras in Moscow asks Europe to end sanctions against Russia
    Apr09

    Alexis Tsipras in Moscow asks Europe to end sanctions against Russia

    Greek leader’s ‘springtime for Russian-Greek relations’ fails to extend to bailout loans from Vladimir Putin, but he warns sanctions could cause ‘new cold war’The Greek prime minister has called on Europe to end its sanctions against Russia during a visit to Moscow, warning that they could lead to a “new cold war”.Alexis Tsipras...

    VIDEO: Exiled Tatars cook up a new life
    Apr09

    VIDEO: Exiled Tatars cook up a new life

    The Budzhurovs had to leave Crimea to start a new life in Kiev, and they found that the popular pastry Cheburek was a great way to make a living …read more Source:...

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