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    [Ticker] EU agrees to extend Russia blacklists
    Sep02

    [Ticker] EU agrees to extend Russia blacklists

    Member states’ ambassadors in Brussels Tuesday agreed to extend a visa ban and asset freeze on dozens of Russians and Ukrainians said to be stirring the conflict in Ukraine, an EU source said, adding the formal decision is “likely” on 14 September. …read more Source:...

    Polio in two Ukrainian children first occurrence of disease in Europe since 2010
    Sep02

    Polio in two Ukrainian children first occurrence of disease in Europe since 2010

    WHO confirms that a child aged four years and another of 10 months are paralysed after contracting diseaseTwo children in Ukraine have been paralysed after contracting polio – the first time the disease has been seen in Europe since 2010.Confirming the cases in a child of four years and one aged 10 months in Zakarpatskaya oblast, south-western...

    Shunevich: Events in Ukraine do not affect criminal situation in Belarus
    Sep02

    Shunevich: Events in Ukraine do not affect criminal situation in Belarus

    “The situation in Ukraine is complicated. But I am sure that the Ukrainian law-enforcers will cope with it. We watch the events that there are developing there very carefully and respond timely to threats,” said Igor Shunevich. …read more Source:...

    [Ticker] Russian anti-Ukraine singer gets EU visa
    Sep02

    [Ticker] Russian anti-Ukraine singer gets EU visa

    Popular Russian singer Joseph Kobzon, on an EU blacklist for cheerleading the Ukraine invasion, has obtained an EU visa for medical treatment, Russian media report, adding he’s to go to Italy or Germany 9 September. Kobzon earlier boasted Russian leader Putin would get him the EU permit via personal connections. …read more Source:...

    Clashes Near Ukraine’s Parliament Deepen Rifts in Ruling Coalition
    Sep02

    Clashes Near Ukraine’s Parliament Deepen Rifts in Ruling Coalition

    A protest rally outside Ukraine’s parliament against amendments to the constitution that give greater autonomy to the eastern regions controlled by pro-Russian rebels turned violent earlier this week. The clashes were the worst in the Ukrainian capital since a bloody uprising in early 2014 and have deepened cracks in President Petro...

    Putin helps Russian MP evade EU sanctions to get medical visa for Italy
    Sep02

    Putin helps Russian MP evade EU sanctions to get medical visa for Italy

    Iosif Kobzon, known as ‘Russia’s Sinatra’, who has sung in rebel-held Ukraine, accused of hypocrisy for seeking treatment abroad despite anti-western rhetoricItaly has confirmed it has given a visa to the sanctioned Russian singer and MP Iosif Kobzon after the Russian president, Vladimir Putin, reportedly intervened to help him go to...

    Russia says will respond in kind to new U.S. sanctions over Ukraine
    Sep02

    Russia says will respond in kind to new U.S. sanctions over Ukraine

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – Moscow said on Wednesday it would react in kind to United States’ widening of sanctions imposed on Russia over the crisis in Ukraine, criticizing the move as straining relations and posing risks for international stability. …read more Source:...

    Baltic battle about to commence as EuroBasket 2015 gets under way this weekend
    Sep02

    Baltic battle about to commence as EuroBasket 2015 gets under way this weekend

    Estonia will face both Latvia and Lithuania, as well as Ukraine, Belgium and Czech Republic in FIBA European Basketball Championships group D games in Riga. It is Estonia’s first appearance at the tournament since 2001. …read more Source:...

    18 suspicion notices issued in wake of clashes near Verkhovna Rada
    Sep02

    18 suspicion notices issued in wake of clashes near Verkhovna Rada

    Law enforcement bodies have notified 18 individuals of suspicion, following bloody events near Ukraine’s parliament on Aug. 31. …read more Source:...

    Poroshenko urges to unite against Russian aggression in Ukraine
    Sep02

    Poroshenko urges to unite against Russian aggression in Ukraine

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko urges “the nations of the free world” to stand together against Russian aggression in Ukraine. …read more Source:...

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