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    Putin in Crimea, as Russian convoy prepares to cross Ukrainian border
    Aug14

    Putin in Crimea, as Russian convoy prepares to cross Ukrainian border

    Author(s): Dan Alexe putin_crimea.jpg The Russian convoy of 260-odd trucks headed for the separatists regions in Ukraine seems poised to cross the border at the besieged city of Lugansk. Most of Lugansk has been without gas or electricity for the last 10 days. By sending the convoy south, Russia appeared intent on not abiding by a tentative...

    Putin no-show dashes Crimean hopes
    Aug14

    Putin no-show dashes Crimean hopes

    The leader visiting a region ahead of elections on September 14 to boost his party’s chances is no unusual thing, but this is Crimea, and Vladimir… …read more Source:...

    Ukraine crisis sends NATO ‘back to basics’
    Aug14

    Ukraine crisis sends NATO ‘back to basics’

    PARIS (Reuters) – More than two decades after the collapse of the Soviet Union brought an end to the Cold War, Ukraine’s crisis is driving the U.S.-led defense alliance back to its original purpose: To protect its members against a perceived Russian threat. …read more Source:...

    Aid convoy heads towards Ukrainian border
    Aug14

    Aid convoy heads towards Ukrainian border

    A Russian aid convoy left the southwestern city of Voronezh in the early hours of this morning and has been seen advancing towards the Ukrainian border. …read more Source: RTÉ...

    Russian aid convoy rolls on towards eastern Ukraine
    Aug14

    Russian aid convoy rolls on towards eastern Ukraine

    A Russian aid convoy is reported to be on the move towards the Ukrainian border after it had been parked overnight. Ukraine has expressed fears that Moscow could be using the aid convoy as a pretext for an invasion. …read more Source: Deutsche...

    [Ticker] Cyprus calls for EU meeting on Russian food embargo
    Aug14

    [Ticker] Cyprus calls for EU meeting on Russian food embargo

    The Cypriot government has officially requested a special meeting of EU farm and fisheries ministers to assess the negative effects of Russia’s food embargo on EU member-states, Cyprus Mail reports. Russia announced the import ban last week after the EU sanctioned Russia over its involvement in the Ukraine crisis. …read more Source:...

    Senior ICRC official to hold aid convoy talks in Kiev, Moscow
    Aug14

    Senior ICRC official to hold aid convoy talks in Kiev, Moscow

    GENEVA (Reuters) – A senior official of the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) will travel to Kiev and Moscow for talks on the delivery of Russian aid to eastern Ukraine, an ICRC spokeswoman said on Thursday. …read more Source:...

    President: We would lose friends by taking sides
    Aug14

    President: We would lose friends by taking sides

    Tomislav Nikolić says he wishes to see an end to hostilities in Ukraine, “not only because of Serbia’s specific position – but for the sake of people there.””If they reach an agreement, it will be for the good of the people. If not, then it will be bad for the people, people in eastern Ukraine will suffer, it’s...

    Russia aid convoy heads south
    Aug14

    Russia aid convoy heads south

    More than 100 lorries carrying Russian aid set off towards the border with Ukraine, amid continuing confusion over their final destination. …read more Source:...

    Poland, Latvia protest against foul-mouthed Duma deputy speaker
    Aug14

    Poland, Latvia protest against foul-mouthed Duma deputy speaker

    Author(s): Dan Alexe belgaimage_31598481_preview.jpg Poland and Latvia have summoned the Russian ambassadors to protest threats by nationalist politician Vladimir Zhirinovsky, who last week said Poland and the Baltic states would be “wiped out” in the event of a war between Russia and the West. Zhirinovsky, leader of the...

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