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    Ukrainian prime minister’s triumphant speech after resignation rejected
    Jul31

    Ukrainian prime minister’s triumphant speech after resignation rejected

    The Ukrainian Parliament rejected Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk’s resignation and approved laws to boost military spending. He offered his… …read more Source:...

    The portfolio that Navracsics should not be given
    Jul31

    The portfolio that Navracsics should not be given

    Tibor Navracsics was officially nominated to be Hungary’s next European commissioner on Wednesday evening (30 July). The nomination was no surprise, and, in sending his foreign minister, former head of his private office and one of his oldest and closest political allies, Viktor Orbán is putting forward a member of the small category of...

    Poland eats apples to get back at Putin, Russia
    Jul31

    Poland eats apples to get back at Putin, Russia

    Poles are encouraging countrymen to eat apples as part of a social media push to protest Russia’s ban on Polish produce. Poland says the law is punishment for it supporting the latest round of EU sanctions. …read more Source: Deutsche...

    Instagram pictures suggest Russian soldier served in Ukraine
    Jul31

    Instagram pictures suggest Russian soldier served in Ukraine

    Russian MP prepares legal changes to crack down on social media access after series of embarrassments …read more Source: The...

    Sberbank target of latest EU sanctions
    Jul31

    Sberbank target of latest EU sanctions

    Sberbank, Russia’s largest state lender, is the most high profile target of the latest round of EU sanctions …read more Source: Financial...

    Sanctions can help break the spiral of war
    Jul31

    Sanctions can help break the spiral of war

    Latest measures will not end Russia’s military actions in Ukraine, though they will sound alarm bells among its economic elite …read more Source: Financial...

    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...

    Sanctions on Russia: This is going to hurt
    Jul31

    Sanctions on Russia: This is going to hurt

    IT MAY not be, as leaders in Washington and Brussels insist, the start of a new cold war. But the punitive sanctions against Russia announced by the European Union and America on July 29th bring to an end a 25-year-long quest to make Moscow a partner of the West. How long the rupture will last and whether it intensifies will depend upon the...

    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...

    The war in Ukraine: Closing in
    Jul31

    The war in Ukraine: Closing in

    THE battle for eastern Ukraine may be entering a decisive phase. Since early July Ukraine’s re-energised armed forces have been on the offensive against 15,000 or so Russian-backed separatists. The Ukrainians are close to achieving two important objectives: surrounding Donetsk, the region’s biggest city, and establishing some control...

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