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    ‘Tsarist’ uniforms at Crimea schools
    Aug12

    ‘Tsarist’ uniforms at Crimea schools

    Some students in Sevastopol are wearing 19th-Century-style uniforms to school. …read more Source:...

    Ten Things You Need to Know Today: Wednesday 12 Aug 2015
    Aug12

    Ten Things You Need to Know Today: Wednesday 12 Aug 2015

    Russia and the West ‘prepare for war’ The European Leadership Network think tank has warned that Russia and Nato are “actively preparing” for war, with the greatest military build-up in Europe since the Cold War underway. Russia mobilised 80,000 troops in March, with Nato or the US the only possible adversaries. Nato began...

    Russia’s Putin discussed escalation of violence in Ukraine: Interfax
    Aug12

    Russia’s Putin discussed escalation of violence in Ukraine: Interfax

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – Russian President Vladimir Putin discussed a recent spike in violence in east Ukraine with his security council, Interfax said on Wednesday, citing the Kremlin. …read more Source:...

    How Japan pushes coal on the world
    Aug12

    How Japan pushes coal on the world

    TOKYO — The world’s attention fell on a Japanese power plant yesterday, as technicians turned on a nuclear reactor for the first time since it was shut down following the catastrophic 2011 Fukushima disaster. It’s scheduled to be the first of dozens to start up again, despite public opposition to reviving nuclear power in the...

    Vehicles from Ukraine’s Donetsk and Lugansk Oblasts exempt from road tolls in Belarus
    Aug12

    Vehicles from Ukraine’s Donetsk and Lugansk Oblasts exempt from road tolls in Belarus

    The vehicles registered in Donetsk and Lugansk Oblasts, with the technically permissible total weight of not more than 3.5 tonnes and their trailers, are exempt from paying tolls on toll roads. …read more Source:...

    Renewed Escalation of Fighting in Ukraine Violates Minsk Ceasefire – EU
    Aug12

    Renewed Escalation of Fighting in Ukraine Violates Minsk Ceasefire – EU

    In a statement of its spokesperson, the European External Action Service (EEAS) noted on Tuesday that the renewed escalation of violence in Ukraine violated the spirit and letter of the Minsk ceasefire. The EU refers to the latest attacks on several areas controlled by the government near Starohnativka on Monday and Tuesday. The EEAS also...

    Al Jazeera: Russian troops desert army over Ukraine conflict
    Aug12

    Al Jazeera: Russian troops desert army over Ukraine conflict

    Some Russian soldiers are deserting the army because of the conflict in Ukraine. Their stories contradict the Kremlin’s assertion that no government soldiers have been sent there, according to a journalist investigation by Al Jazeera. …read more Source:...

    Poroshenko: “OSCE Mission does not cope in Donbas. We need peacekeepers”
    Aug12

    Poroshenko: “OSCE Mission does not cope in Donbas. We need peacekeepers”

    President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko considers it necessary to introduce peacekeeping forces in the Donbas. …read more Source:...

    Ihor Huz: Putin gives order and military operations begin
    Aug12

    Ihor Huz: Putin gives order and military operations begin

    Military activities intensify on the order of the Kremlin, which main aim is to destabilise Ukraine’s economy and disrupt the integration with the EU and NATO. …read more Source:...

    War games raise risk of Russia-NATO conflict
    Aug12

    War games raise risk of Russia-NATO conflict

    Supposedly defensive military exercises by Russia and NATO are actually leading the two sides closer to war, according to a new report by the European Leadership Network. The think tank’s policy brief released Wednesday analyzed their major military exercises this year and found that “each side is training with the other side’s...

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