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    Serbian trucks blocked in Ukraine because “Serbs are Russian allies”
    Jul31

    Serbian trucks blocked in Ukraine because “Serbs are Russian allies”

    RATNE, Ukraine – In the town of Ratne, ten kilometers from the border of Ukraine and Belarus, eight Serbian refrigerated trucks that …read more Source:...

    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...

    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...

    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...

    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...

    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:...

    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...

    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...

    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:...

    Ukrainians protesting against mobilization block trucks
    Jul31

    Ukrainians protesting against mobilization block trucks

    A number of Serbian trucks and drivers are blocked on the Ukraine-Belarus border by a group of Ukrainian women, the Belgrade daily Večernje Novosti writes. The women are protesting against the mobilization of men ordered by the authorities in Kiev, and reportedly particularly target Serbian trucks because of friendly ties between Serbia and...

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