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    Russia constructing large military base near Ukrainian border
    Sep11

    Russia constructing large military base near Ukrainian border

    According to Reuters, Russia is setting up a large military base near the Ukrainian-Russian border, which could indicate that Russia is preparing for a long drawn-out conflict in eastern Ukraine. …read more Source:...

    Putin ousts Ukraine rebel to gain favour with West
    Sep10

    Putin ousts Ukraine rebel to gain favour with West

    A Russian-led coup inside east Ukraine’s rebel leadership along with an increase in military engagement in Syria herald a strategic shift… …read more Source: The...

    Russian court convicts man for Ukraine flag protest
    Sep10

    Russian court convicts man for Ukraine flag protest

    A court has jailed a man over a stunt in which an iconic Moscow rooftop was painted to resemble the Ukrainian flag. Vladimir Podrezov was sentenced to more than two years for being an accomplice to vandalism. …read more Source: Deutsche...

    Experts to consider Czech expats´ return applications in Ukraine
    Sep10

    Experts to consider Czech expats´ return applications in Ukraine

    Prague – A group of Czech Interior Ministry´s experts will examine new applications by expatriates in Ukraine for resettlement to the Czech Republic in Kiev from September 27, Hynek Kmonicek, head… …read more Source: České...

    [Ticker] Slovakia, Ukraine condemn Nord Stream 2 project
    Sep10

    [Ticker] Slovakia, Ukraine condemn Nord Stream 2 project

    The premiers of Slovakia and Ukraine on Thursday condemned a deal to expand the Nord Stream 2 pipeline that delivers natural gas directly from Russia to Germany, bypassing the two countries. After meeting, Ukraine’s Arseniy Yatsenyuk called the plan “anti-European and anti-Ukrainian.” Slovakia’s Robert Fico said his...

    Russian court hands out tough jail term for Ukrainian flag stunt
    Sep10

    Russian court hands out tough jail term for Ukrainian flag stunt

    MOSCOW, Sep 10 (Reuters) – A Russian court on Thursday convicted a Ukrainian man of helping try to paint his country’s national flag on a Moscow skyscraper as an act of protest against the Kremlin’s foreign policy and sentenced him to two years and three months in jail. …read more Source:...

    [Ticker] Nominees announced for 2015 Sakharov prize
    Sep10

    [Ticker] Nominees announced for 2015 Sakharov prize

    The European Parliament’s Sakharov prize nominees have been announced as Saudi blogger Raif Badawi, Somali activist Edna Adan Ismai, the assassinated former Russian PM Boris Nemtsov, Ukrainian pilot imprisoned in Russia Nadiya Savchenko, three whistle-blowers (Edward Snowden Antoine Deltour and Stéphanie Gibaud), and anti-Chavez coalition...

    European Parliament demands immediate release of Kohver; Toom abstains
    Sep10

    European Parliament demands immediate release of Kohver; Toom abstains

    MEPs urged Russia to release the abducted Estonian official Eston Kohver, and two Ukrainians arrested by Russia in Crimea. …read more Source:...

    Russia building major military base near Ukrainian border
    Sep10

    Russia building major military base near Ukrainian border

    Russia has started to build a huge military base housing ammunition depots and barracks for several thousand soldiers near the Ukrainian border, a project that suggests the Kremlin is digging in for a prolonged stand-off with Kyiv, acccording to Reuters. …read more Source:...

    Quasi-communist Corbyn
    Sep10

    Quasi-communist Corbyn

    LONDON — On September 12, Jeremy Corbyn will almost certainly be elected as leader of the Labour Party. That still feels like a bizarre sentence to write. Not only is his presumed victory completely unexpected, but it will push Britain’s main opposition party further to the left than at any time for 30 years. A party that used to idolize...

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