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    Ušakovs: EU sanctions against Russia a failure
    Dec26

    Ušakovs: EU sanctions against Russia a failure

    The sanctions imposed by the European Union against the Russian Federation in response to its annexation of Crimea and subsequent aggression in eastern Ukraine are not working, Riga mayor Nils Ušakovs told Russian news agency TASS in an interview published Friday. …read more Source:...

    ‘Security concerns’ halt trains between Ukraine and Crimea
    Dec26

    ‘Security concerns’ halt trains between Ukraine and Crimea

    Trains between Ukraine and Crimea are being suspended because of unspecified security concerns. Ukraine’s state rail company Ukrzaliznytsia said… …read more Source:...

    Ukraine and rebels trade prisoners in Donetsk
    Dec26

    Ukraine and rebels trade prisoners in Donetsk

    Pro-Russian rebels in eastern Ukraine have exchanged scores of prisoners with the Ukrainian government near the rebel-held city of Donetsk.… The rebels were due to swap 150 soldiers for 225 people held by the government.It appears that most of the captives were exchanged, with the remaining releases due to take place on Saturday. Meanwhile,...

    Ukraine army begins to swap captives with rebel forces
    Dec26

    Ukraine army begins to swap captives with rebel forces

    Negotiators trying to reach broader agreement involving a ceasefire and withdrawal of troops and weapons from frontlineThe Ukrainian army has begun swapping soldiers with pro-Russia rebels under the terms of a preliminary deal agreed in the Belarusian capital, Minsk.The exchange began with 30 captives from each side and by it was expected to...

    Ukraine Trades Prisoners With Separatists
    Dec26

    Ukraine Trades Prisoners With Separatists

    Kiev is swapping 225 rebels for 125 of its servicemen as part of a peace plan aimed at ending a conflict that has killed 4,700. …read more Source: Sky...

    Putin outlines dangers to Russia’s security
    Dec26

    Putin outlines dangers to Russia’s security

    New military doctrine shows president sees Ukraine crisis as threat to his grip on power …read more Source: Financial...

    Ukraine and pro-Russia rebels begin prisoner swap
    Dec26

    Ukraine and pro-Russia rebels begin prisoner swap

    Ukraine and pro-Russian rebels on Friday began swapping hundreds of soldiers under the terms of a preliminary deal agreed this week in the Belarusian capital Minsk. …read more Source: France...

    Ukraine and rebels trade prisoners
    Dec26

    Ukraine and rebels trade prisoners

    Scores of prisoners exchanged between Ukrainian government and pro-Russian rebels. …read more Source:...

    Ruble’s Rout Breeds Uncertainty for Central Asian Migrants
    Dec26

    Ruble’s Rout Breeds Uncertainty for Central Asian Migrants

    Migrant workers ride in a bus through northern Kazakhstan in May 2014 on their way to find employment in Russia. As the value of the Russian ruble continues to fall, labour migrants from Central Asia say they are less inclined to work in Russia. Credit: Konstantin SalomatinBy EurasiaNet CorrespondentsTASHKENT, Dec 26 2014 (EurasiaNet)Sardor...

    Ukraine Halts Crimea’s Electricity Supply
    Dec26

    Ukraine Halts Crimea’s Electricity Supply

    Crimea, which broke away from Ukraine in March, has been cut off from the county’s electricity supplies, officials say. The peninsula will now have to use energy from local generators and two thermal power plants to fulfill its needs. Crimean authorities have said they are still awaiting official explanation as to why supplies have bee...

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