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    Still no power in Crimea as protesters block repairs to pylons
    Nov28

    Still no power in Crimea as protesters block repairs to pylons

    Crimeans continue to suffer from a lack of power as work to restore electricity supplies is hampered by protesters and a lack of political will to… …read more Source:...

    Ukraine flaunts the rebels who came back home
    Nov28

    Ukraine flaunts the rebels who came back home

    Flanked by armed soldiers, the defector crossed the buffer zone into sovereign Ukraine. Yuriy Rud, 40, showed little trace of… …read more Source: The...

    Coal cutoff escalates Russia-Ukraine tensions
    Nov27

    Coal cutoff escalates Russia-Ukraine tensions

    KIEV — Russia on Friday stopped coal deliveries to Ukraine, part of an escalating series of tit-for-tat measures sparked by a recent attack on electricity transmission lines that cut off power to Crimea, annexed by Moscow last year. Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk conceded that the move had left Ukraine now facing energy blackouts of...

    Could U.S.-Russia tensions go nuclear?
    Nov27

    Could U.S.-Russia tensions go nuclear?

    The Russian warplane recently shot down inside Turkey’s border with Syria fits a pattern of brinkmanship and inadvertence that is raising tensions and distrust between Russia and U.S.-led NATO. Low-level military encounters between Moscow and Washington are fanning escalatory sparks not witnessed since the Cold War. And there exists a small...

    Ukraine leaves sabotaged power lines to Russian-annexed Crimea in mud
    Nov27

    Ukraine leaves sabotaged power lines to Russian-annexed Crimea in mud

    CHAPLINKA, Ukraine (Reuters) – Five days after saboteurs blew up power lines in southern Ukraine plunging Russian-annexed Crimea into an energy crisis, all four damaged pylons are out of action and engineers say they need a political decision to restore supplies. …read more Source:...

    Estonia, 9 other nations ask EC to scrutinize Nord Stream gas extension
    Nov27

    Estonia, 9 other nations ask EC to scrutinize Nord Stream gas extension

    Russia’s plan to extend its gas link Nord Stream that helps to bypass traditional transit routes through Ukraine and other Eastern European countries, is not in EU’s interests, 10 European nations, Estonia among them, said in a letter to the European Commission. …read more Source:...

    Ten countries including Bulgaria call against expansion of Nord Stream
    Nov27

    Ten countries including Bulgaria call against expansion of Nord Stream

    Ten EU Member States, including Bulgaria, have raised voices against Russia’s plans to expand the Nord Stream gas pipeline to Germany. They have sent a letter to the European Commission reading the project was against EU’s interests and could further destabilize Ukraine. The letter calls for the project to be subjected to detailed...

    Bulgaria Confirms Participation in 2016 Eurovision Song Contest
    Nov27

    Bulgaria Confirms Participation in 2016 Eurovision Song Contest

    Bulgaria will return to the Eurovision Song Contest next year after it did not participate in the last two editions in 2014 and 2015. The Bulgarian National Television (BNT) confirmed to the European Broadcasting Union (EBU) that the country will have a representative at the 61st edition of the Eurovision next year. Eurovision 2016 is scheduled...

    Power Supply in Occupied Simferopol, Crimea, Shortened to Four Hours Daily
    Nov27

    Power Supply in Occupied Simferopol, Crimea, Shortened to Four Hours Daily

    Power supplies to residential houses in Russia-occupied city of Simferopol, Crimea, have been decreased from 12 to four hours daily. …read more Source:...

    Russia halts gas to Ukraine, imports to Hungary continue
    Nov27

    Russia halts gas to Ukraine, imports to Hungary continue

    Following reports that Russia’s Gazprom cut off gas deliveries to Ukraine, Magyar Földgázkereskedő, the gas trading unit of state-owned Hungarian Electricity Works (MVM), said yesterday that Hungaryʼs gas imports are continuing uninterrupted and at a level appropriate for secure supply, Hungarian news agency MTI reported today. …read...

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