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    EU states agree to extend Russia sanctions
    Jun17

    EU states agree to extend Russia sanctions

    EU countries have agreed to extend the life of Russia and Crimea sanctions, despite Kremlin diplomacy. …read more Source:...

    Siluanov says no Russian financing planned for Greece
    Jun17

    Siluanov says no Russian financing planned for Greece

    Russian Finance Minister Anton Siluanov said on Wednesday that the country’s budget did not include plans to offer Greece financial help and that Russia did not plan to hold talks on restructuring Ukraine’s debt. …read more Source:...

    Migration could be key in tossup Danish vote
    Jun17

    Migration could be key in tossup Danish vote

    COPENHAGEN — Denmark’s parliamentary elections on Thursday are so closely tied between the ruling “red” bloc of Prime Minister Helle Thorning-Schmidt and the opposition “blue” coalition that the winner could be determined by four seats from faraway Greenland and the Faroe Islands. Each of those distant outposts gets a pair of guaranteed...

    EU agrees to extend Russia sanctions
    Jun17

    EU agrees to extend Russia sanctions

    EU ambassadors meeting in Brussels Wednesday agreed to extend economic sanctions against Russia in retaliation for its actions in Ukraine, according to diplomatic sources. The agreement among member countries is expected to be ratified next week by EU foreign ministers. The sanctions, which ban Russian exports in the EU, are likely to be extended...

    Facebook’s block policy accused of facilitating pro-Kremlin trolls
    Jun17

    Facebook’s block policy accused of facilitating pro-Kremlin trolls

    Prominent bloggers claim their accounts are being routinely blocked after orchestrated complaints from Russia’s cyber army. RFE/RL reportA growing number of Russian and Ukrainian Facebook users have had their accounts temporarily suspended over spurious accusations which they say have been logged by pro-Kremlin users upset by the political...

    German police arrest Ukrainian banker at Berlin airport
    Jun17

    German police arrest Ukrainian banker at Berlin airport

    BERLIN (Reuters) – German police arrested Ukrainian banker Borys Tymonkin at Berlin-Schoenefeld airport based on an international arrest warrant but authorities have not made a final decision on his extradition, a German state prosecutor said on Wednesday. …read more Source:...

    Russian finance minister says budget doesn’t include plans to help Greece
    Jun17

    Russian finance minister says budget doesn’t include plans to help Greece

    Russian Finance Minister Anton Siluanov said on Wednesday that the country’s budget did not include plans to offer Greece financial help and that Russia did not plan to hold talks on restructuring Ukraine’s debt. …read more Source:...

    Russia, Germany call for swift end to fighting in east Ukraine: Moscow
    Jun17

    Russia, Germany call for swift end to fighting in east Ukraine: Moscow

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov and German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier underlined the importance of ending fighting in eastern Ukraine immediately during a telephone call on Wednesday, Russia’s Foreign Ministry said. …read more Source:...

    [Ticker] Russia sanctions to be extended
    Jun17

    [Ticker] Russia sanctions to be extended

    EU states’ ambassadors are Wednesday expected to agree the extension of Russia economic sanctions for 6 months and Crimea sanctions for one year. The decisions are to be endorsed by foreign ministers Monday, with a source saying that capitals are keen for next week’s EU-leader summit to focus on migration. …read more Source:...

    Greece-Russia Political Agreement on Gas Pipeline ‘Ready’
    Jun17

    Greece-Russia Political Agreement on Gas Pipeline ‘Ready’

    Greek Energy Minister Panagiotis Lafazanis has said that the political part of an agreement between Moscow and Athens over an extension to the so-called “Turkish Stream” pipeline is now ready to sign.”We intend on developing our good ties, and we have the opportunity… to sign a political agreement [between] Russia and...

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