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    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...

    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...

    Russian soldier betrays missile secrets via Instagram
    Jul31

    Russian soldier betrays missile secrets via Instagram

    A Russian soldier may have inadvertently given away information about the presence of troops capable of operating missile launchers inside Ukraine… …read more Source: The...

    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...

    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:...

    Ukraine: Parliament Introduces 1.5% Military Tax, Allots $791 Mln for Army
    Jul31

    Ukraine: Parliament Introduces 1.5% Military Tax, Allots $791 Mln for Army

    The Ukrainian parliament on Thursday made changes to its annual budget to allot an additional $791 million to support its troops, according …read more Source:...

    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:...

    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:...

    MH17 crash: International investigators finally reach wreckage site two weeks after Malaysian jet was brought down
    Jul31

    MH17 crash: International investigators finally reach wreckage site two weeks after Malaysian jet was brought down

    An international team of investigators has finally reached the crash site of the Malasia Airlines jet MH17, two weeks after the plane came down over rebel-held territory in eastern Ukraine. …read more Source: The...

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