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    Polish MPs offered military training
    Mar05

    Polish MPs offered military training

    Parliamentarians in Poland will be offered military training because of fears that the war in Ukraine could spread to neighbouring countries. …read more Source:...

    Ukraine crisis: Mariupol a city on the edge as residents anticipate invasion by Russian-backed forces once the fragile ceasefire ends
    Mar05

    Ukraine crisis: Mariupol a city on the edge as residents anticipate invasion by Russian-backed forces once the fragile ceasefire ends

    The Azovstal steelworks cast imposing shadows over the two dozen fishermen attempting to catch mullet from the sulphurous Kalmus river below. It would be another unexceptional post-Soviet apocalyptic scene, perhaps, were it not for the fact that the city is Mariupol, and that a few metres down from the fishermen stand four soldiers. They are on...

    Ukraine ‘hero’ battles on in Moscow cell
    Mar05

    Ukraine ‘hero’ battles on in Moscow cell

    Imprisoned female pilot weak from hunger strike but still defiant …read more Source: Financial...

    Ukraine’s coal pits: dangerous in peace time, deadlier in war
    Mar05

    Ukraine’s coal pits: dangerous in peace time, deadlier in war

    DONETSK, Ukraine (Reuters) – Ivan Lazarenko, one of those pulled out alive after an explosion at a mine near the frontline in rebel-held east Ukraine killed 33 workers, lay in hospital on Thursday, still unconscious and in bandages. …read more Source:...

    EU extends Yanukovich asset freeze, drops sanctions on some allies
    Mar05

    EU extends Yanukovich asset freeze, drops sanctions on some allies

    BRUSSELS (Reuters) – The European Union said on Thursday it had extended a freeze on the assets of ousted Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovich and 17 others suspected of stealing from the Ukrainian state. …read more Source:...

    Ukraine’s former finance minister is arrested near Valencia over £6m ’embezzlement’
    Mar05

    Ukraine’s former finance minister is arrested near Valencia over £6m ’embezzlement’

    Ukraine’s former finance minister, Yuri Kolobov, has become the first member of the former, pro-Russian, government in Kiev to be arrested after he was detained by Spanish police near Valencia. …read more Source: The...

    Portugal ranks 10th in the world’s 15 “grimmest” economies
    Mar05

    Portugal ranks 10th in the world’s 15 “grimmest” economies

    The good news is that Portugal is in 10th position. Greece, for example, is up near the top at number five and Spain is doing worse, too, pegged at number six. What are we talking about? Bloomberg’s “misery index”: the 15 countries of the world with what the financial website calls the “saddest, most painful economies”. On the basis of...

    Exclusive: Scribbled note shows Nemtsov on trail of Russian deaths in Ukraine
    Mar05

    Exclusive: Scribbled note shows Nemtsov on trail of Russian deaths in Ukraine

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – It may have been the last note Boris Nemtsov ever wrote, a hurried scrawl in blue pen on a plain white sheet of A4 paper. …read more Source:...

    Intereuropa Sales, Profit Down in 2014
    Mar05

    Intereuropa Sales, Profit Down in 2014

    Logistics group Intereuropa generated EUR 140.8m in sales revenues in 2014, according to unaudited figures. This is a 13% drop compared to the year before, which the company attributes to the Ukraine crisis. Net profit dropped from EUR 2.15m in 2013 to EUR 329,000 last year. …read more Source:...

    On the border
    Mar05

    On the border

    NARVA, an Estonian town on the Russian border, is tired of hearing it is next. “There simply couldn’t be a repeat of Crimea here,” says Vladislav Ponjatovsky, head of a local trade union. Mr Ponjatovsky, an ethnic Russian, helped launch a Narva autonomy referendum in 1993. Now he would never consider it. Today’s Estonia offers higher...

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