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    Russia ‘ramping up Ukraine presence’
    Apr23

    Russia ‘ramping up Ukraine presence’

    The US accuses Russia of deploying more air defence systems in eastern Ukraine in breach of February’s ceasefire agreement. …read more Source:...

    [Ticker] Russia says EU and US sanctions cost €25bn
    Apr23

    [Ticker] Russia says EU and US sanctions cost €25bn

    Russian PM Medvedev said Wednesday EU and US sanctions cost his country €25bn in lost export income in first quarter 2015 and that the Russian economy shrank 2% in the same period. He noted the sanctions are due to Russia’s annexation of Crimea, which he compared to German reunification. …read more Source:...

    France to refund Moscow for undelivered ‘Mistral’ warship
    Apr23

    France to refund Moscow for undelivered ‘Mistral’ warship

    French President Francois Hollande has said his country would reimburse Russia for a failure to deliver the “Mistral” warship. Paris suspended the Mistral delivery last year because of the Ukraine conflict. …read more Source: Deutsche...

    Opinion: Peace & Planet: Challenging the Nuclear Powers’ Extremism
    Apr23

    Opinion: Peace & Planet: Challenging the Nuclear Powers’ Extremism

    United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon addresses the 2010 High-level Review Conference of the Parties to the Treaty on the Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons (NPT) on May 3, 2010. Credit: UN Photo/Eskinder DebebeBy Dr. Joseph GersonNEW YORK, Apr 22 2015 (IPS)On the eve of the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty (NPT) Review Conference five...

    U.S. says Russia ramping military presence on Ukraine border
    Apr23

    U.S. says Russia ramping military presence on Ukraine border

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Russia has deployed additional air defense systems into eastern Ukraine and is involved in training exercises of Russian-separatist forces in the area in breach of ceasefire accords, the State Department said on Wednesday. …read more Source:...

    Ukraine miners demand help for their industry in Kyiv protest
    Apr22

    Ukraine miners demand help for their industry in Kyiv protest

    Amid a country in conflict, their industry is in crisis…and Ukraine’s miners are making themselves heard. From the west and war-torn east,… …read more Source:...

    The Greeks are not ‘Western’
    Apr22

    The Greeks are not ‘Western’

    The imperial giant driving a wedge through European unity and the tiny state drowning in debt are locked in a controversial canoodle. Call it an Orthodox big wet kiss, but modern ties between Greece and Russia are cementing ancient ones. More than almost any other European country, modern Greece is defined by its geography. A flank state on the...

    Commission sets sights on Gazprom
    Apr22

    Commission sets sights on Gazprom

    Margrethe Vestager, the European commissioner for competition, is going to war against a second global powerhouse. Just days after after the Danish commissioner took on US software giant Google, she tangled with even larger prey — Russian gas behemoth Gazprom. The accusation is that Gazprom used its market power to bully and overcharge central...

    Brussels accuses Gazprom of unfair pricing of gas in eastern Europe
    Apr22

    Brussels accuses Gazprom of unfair pricing of gas in eastern Europe

    EU competition commissioner says Kremlin-controlled energy multinational charged eight countries up to 40% more for their gas than elsewhere in unionEurope’s anti-trust regulator has accused Russia’s massive gas monopoly, Gazprom, of unfair pricing practices in Moscow’s former satellite states of eastern Europe, launching a...

    Ukrainian soldiers learning from the US military
    Apr22

    Ukrainian soldiers learning from the US military

    Joint US-Ukrainian military maneuvers have begun in Western Ukraine. DW correspondent Hayina Stadnyk talked with soldiers about their first impressions at the Yavoriv military training area. …read more Source: Deutsche...

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