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    Duma-day machine
    Sep15

    Duma-day machine

    SINCE Russia’s last parliamentary election in 2011, when widespread fraud triggered mass protests, millions of Russians have fallen into penury. Wages have plunged, and labour protests are on the rise. Vladimir Putin’s forces are fighting openly in Syria and secretly in Ukraine. Polls show that 33% of Russians believe the country is...

    [Ticker] EU upholds freeze on former Ukraine leader’s assets
    Sep15

    [Ticker] EU upholds freeze on former Ukraine leader’s assets

    The EU court on Thursday upheld a decision by member states, last year, to extend the life of an asset freeze on former Ukrainian president Viktor Yanukovych. It said that ongoing criminal investigations in Ukraine pointed to state embezzlement on a scale the magnitude of which was “to undermine the legal and institutional foundations of...

    EU extends sanctions against Russian private and legal persons
    Sep15

    EU extends sanctions against Russian private and legal persons

    On Thursday, 15 September, the European Union decided to extend sanctions imposed against 146 private and 37 legal persons in Russia for taking part in the annexation of Crimea and causing the armed conflict in Ukraine for six more months. …read more Source: Baltic News...

    Ukraine: accusations of ceasefire violations hours after truce
    Sep15

    Ukraine: accusations of ceasefire violations hours after truce

    Germany’s Frank-Walter Steinmeier and France’s Jean Marc Ayrault visited eastern Ukraine on Thursday, hours after Russian-backed separatists and Kiev agreed to a new unilateral… …read more Source:...

    EU extends Russia sanctions over Ukraine
    Sep15

    EU extends Russia sanctions over Ukraine

    EU sanctions designed to deter Russian aggression in Ukraine were prolonged by six months Thursday, with the bloc’s foreign affairs ministers agreeing there had been insufficient change to warrant lifting the measures. The asset freeze and a travel ban against 146 people and 37 firms, most of them Russians, were first introduced in March...

    German, French ministers visit east Ukraine
    Sep15

    German, French ministers visit east Ukraine

    The German and French foreign ministers traveled to eastern Ukraine on Thursday in their first visit to the conflict area since fighting broke out in spring 2014. Frank-Walter Steinmeier and Jean-Marc Ayrault arrived in Kramatorsk, a city controlled by the Ukrainian army, to meet with observers from the Organization for Security and Cooperation...

    French, German FMs make first visit to war-torn east Ukraine
    Sep15

    French, German FMs make first visit to war-torn east Ukraine

    The German and French foreign ministers on Thursday made their first visit to Ukraine’s war-torn east since the beginning of the conflict between government forces and pro-Russian rebels in April 2014. …read more Source: Radio France...

    Steinmeier makes first visit to war-torn east Ukraine
    Sep15

    Steinmeier makes first visit to war-torn east Ukraine

    The German and French foreign ministers on Thursday made their first visit to Ukraine’s war-torn east since the beginning of the conflict between government forces and pro-Russian rebels in April 2014. …read more Source: The Local...

    West shows faith in Ukraine with $1bn loan
    Sep15

    West shows faith in Ukraine with $1bn loan

    The International Monetary Fund has shown faith in Ukraine’s reform efforts by disbursing more money. A new ceasefire deal has also given fresh hope of peace. …read more Source:...

    IMF releases long-awaited $1bn in aid for Ukraine
    Sep15

    IMF releases long-awaited $1bn in aid for Ukraine

    The International Monetary Fund said its board on Wednesday approved a long-awaited loan disbursement to Ukraine of about $1 billion after a review of the country’s bailout program. …read more Source: France...

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