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    Why nothing will dent Vladimir Putins soaring popularity at home |  Marc Bennetts
    Jul31

    Why nothing will dent Vladimir Putins soaring popularity at home | Marc Bennetts

    Neither western sanctions nor claims of Russias involvement in flight MH17 influence its citizens, who live on a diet of state propagandaThere is a satirical cartoon doing the rounds online in Russia that depicts a figure slouched in front of a television set, both the screen and the anonymous viewers brain filled with identical swirls of...

    EU adopts toughest Russian sanctions yet
    Jul31

    EU adopts toughest Russian sanctions yet

    BRUSSELS (Reuters) – The European Union formally adopted sanctions on Thursday curbing arms sales to Russia and cutting off financing for targeted banks over Moscow’s support for rebels in Ukraine. …read more Source:...

    Crash investigators access MH17 site
    Jul31

    Crash investigators access MH17 site

    Ukraine says military operations against Russian-backed separatists have been halted for one day in a 20-kilometre vicinity around the crash site …read more Source: Financial...

    MH17: Lull in fighting enables experts to reach crash site
    Jul31

    MH17: Lull in fighting enables experts to reach crash site

    International monitors accompanied by Dutch and Australian experts have reached the crash site of the downed MH17 aircraft. Kyiv called a one-day… …read more Source:...

    Poland’s highway overhaul
    Jul31

    Poland’s highway overhaul

    Despite the huge amounts of money spent on Polish roads over the past few years, the country’s high-speed road infrastructure is still patchy at best, although the new EU budget for 2014-2020 promises to change this by John Beauchamp Ten years ago, traveling across Poland by car was the stuff of nightmares. Major east-west routes were...

    Russia loses second Yukos case
    Jul31

    Russia loses second Yukos case

    The European Court of Human Rights has ordered Russia to pay €1.87 billion in compensation to holders of shares in Yukos, which was once Russia’s largest oil company. The ruling is the second judgment in four days against Russia related to its decision to seize Yukos’s assets on grounds of tax evasion and other charges. The ECHR...

    Putin’s inner circle targeted by EU
    Jul31

    Putin’s inner circle targeted by EU

    The European Union has added three of Russian President Vladimir Putin’s closest associates to a list of Russians barred from entering the EU. The decision to add more senior figures in Russia’s business and political elite to the blacklist was made on Tuesday (29 July), but the names were revealed yesterday evening. The three...

    Forensic scientists reach MH17 site
    Jul31

    Forensic scientists reach MH17 site

    International forensic scientists reach the site of the flight MH17 crash in east Ukraine after the government halts military operations for a day. …read more Source:...

    Kiev declares 24-hour ceasefire to aid MH17 probe
    Jul31

    Kiev declares 24-hour ceasefire to aid MH17 probe

    Kiev on Thursday announced a day-long halt to its deadly offensive with pro-Russian rebels in east Ukraine to enable international investigators access to the Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 crash site. …read more Source: France...

    New EU sanctions hit top Putin aides
    Jul31

    New EU sanctions hit top Putin aides

    A former judo sparring partner of Vladimir Putin is among three of the Russian president’s close aides on a new EU sanctions list. …read more Source:...

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