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    40 Latvian municipalities to provide aid to Ukraine
    Aug07

    40 Latvian municipalities to provide aid to Ukraine

    Several dozen local governments have responded to an appeal by the Latvian Association of Local and Regional Governments to provide aid to Ukrainian local governments, LETA learned from the association. …read more Source: The Baltic...

    Echoes of annexation
    Aug07

    Echoes of annexation

    Seven years ago, on August 8, 2008, Russian troops crossed national borders and attacked another sovereign state. Not many saw it coming. To the contrary, signs of escalation were ignored and warnings dismissed as groundless paranoia. The five-day war between Russia and Georgia sent shock waves across the international community at the time....

    No More Hiroshimas, No More Nagasakis, Vows U.N. Chief
    Aug07

    No More Hiroshimas, No More Nagasakis, Vows U.N. Chief

    A Hibakusha, one of the survivors of the atomic bombings in Hiroshima and Nagasaki, speaks at a special event commemorating Disarmament Week in October 2011. Credit: UN Photo/Paulo FilgueirasBy Thalif DeenUNITED NATIONS, Aug 6 2015 (IPS)Speaking at a commemoration of the 70th anniversary of the atomic bombings of Japan, Secretary-General Ban...

    Four arrested in Ukraine for trying to sell uranium
    Aug06

    Four arrested in Ukraine for trying to sell uranium

    Four men accused of trying to sell radioactive uranium-238 have been arrested by the SBU, Ukraine’s state security service. The… …read more Source: The...

    Russian Crimea passports no good, warns ministry
    Aug06

    Russian Crimea passports no good, warns ministry

    If a Russian citizen produced a passport featuring the Republic of Crimea/Russia as his birthplace to receive a Latvian visa he would be asked to get a new passport with a correctly indicated birthplace, Diana Eglite, a representative of the Latvian Foreign Ministry, told the BNS newswire Thursday. …read more Source:...

    Less crazy after all these years
    Aug06

    Less crazy after all these years

    ANDRZEJ DUDA, who took office as Poland’s president on August 6th, says he prizes Poland’s relationship with Germany. That marks a welcome change for his right-wing Law and Justice (PiS) party, which is favoured to defeat the governing Civic Platform (PO) in the general election on October 25th. PiS’s previous stint in power, in...

    Russia bans foreign-made condoms (to make couples more disciplined lovers)
    Aug06

    Russia bans foreign-made condoms (to make couples more disciplined lovers)

    Condoms have been added to a list of imported items that the Russian Industry and Trade Ministry have considered banning amid its continuing feud with the West over the Ukraine conflict. …read more Source: The...

    Swedish man probed over Ukraine ‘war crimes’
    Aug06

    Swedish man probed over Ukraine ‘war crimes’

    Police suspect a Sweden-based man of involvement in the conflict in Ukraine, the head of the International Public Prosecution Office in Stockholm said on Thursday. …read more Source: The Local...

    Russia calls Crimea its territory in December 2013
    Aug06

    Russia calls Crimea its territory in December 2013

    The citizens of the Russian Federation were issued passports with Crimea marked as part of Russia a few months ahead of the annexation of the peninsula, according to the Embassy of the Republic of Lithuania to Ukraine. …read more Source:...

    Prisoner Sentsov speaks up in Russian court on abuse, torture by FSB
    Aug06

    Prisoner Sentsov speaks up in Russian court on abuse, torture by FSB

    Oleh Sentsov also said that he had taken part in the Maidan protests in Kyiv, and then returned to Crimea following the Russian occupation of the peninsula. …read more Source:...

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