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    Russian MH17 satellite images are fake: investigative website
    Jun01

    Russian MH17 satellite images are fake: investigative website

    Russian satellite images purporting to show Ukrainian rocket launchers could have brought down flight MH17 last July are fake, according… …read more Source:...

    Russia’s blacklist with 5 Latvian politicians is nothing new – formin
    Jun01

    Russia’s blacklist with 5 Latvian politicians is nothing new – formin

    Russia’s blacklist of the EU politicians, including five Latvian representatives, who are barred from entering Russia in response to EU sanctions over Crimea and Ukraine, is nothing new, Latvian Foreign Minister Edgars Rinkevics said on the public Latvian Radio. …read more Source:...

    NATO increases presence in Poland
    Jun01

    NATO increases presence in Poland

    The north-east multinational corps in Szczecin officially started operating in a new structure on Monday, as a response to the escalating crisis in Ukraine. …read more Source: Polskie Radio dla...

    [Ticker] Ukraine appoints Georgian ex-president as governor
    Jun01

    [Ticker] Ukraine appoints Georgian ex-president as governor

    Mikheil Saakashvili, president of Georgia between 2004 and 2013, has been appointed governor of the southern Ukrainian province Odessa on Saturday. Ukraine president Petro Poroshenko said the pro-Western Saakashvili is “a great friend of Ukraine”. Russian PM Dmitry Medvedev called the surprise move part of a “circus”....

    India hails Belarus President’s efforts in resolving Ukraine’s conflict
    Jun01

    India hails Belarus President’s efforts in resolving Ukraine’s conflict

    Belarus has played a special part in the regulation of the recent events in Ukraine. The Minsk agreements and the peace plan adopted in February 2015 suggested a way towards a peaceful settlement of the conflict, the President of India said. …read more Source:...

    Bulgaria Energy, Finance Mins ‘to Attend Key Russia Forum’
    Jun01

    Bulgaria Energy, Finance Mins ‘to Attend Key Russia Forum’

    Finance Minister Vladislav Goranov and Energy Minister Temenuzhka Petkova will take part in the St Petersburg International Economic Forum (SPIEF) 2015, news sources say.SPIEF, an international forum hosted by Russia annually since 1997, brings together developed and emerging economies’ state and business leaders to discuss key challenges...

    Ukraine conflict ‘hurts its economy’
    Jun01

    Ukraine conflict ‘hurts its economy’

    The International Monetary Fund says Ukraine’s economy is likely to shrink by a worse-than-expected 9% in 2015, as the continuing conflict takes its toll. …read more Source:...

    Ukraine prisoners stranded in legal limbo on the frontline of a war
    Jun01

    Ukraine prisoners stranded in legal limbo on the frontline of a war

    17,000 inmates were serving sentences in the east before the conflict began. Many remain in jail, with no one to review their cases or authorise their release. Anton Naumlyuk travelled from Artyomovsk to Mariupol to speak to them“When [former president Viktor] Yanukovich was in power, they rammed the prisons to bursting point,” said an inmate at...

    Putin’s blacklist: If Russia wants to punish the West for imposing sanctions by banning people, it can do so – but this will not sway us
    Jun01

    Putin’s blacklist: If Russia wants to punish the West for imposing sanctions by banning people, it can do so – but this will not sway us

    The release of a list of 89 European figures that the Kremlin will no longer allow into Russia has drawn an angry response from EU leaders, while confirming Russia’s utter lack of interest in winding down the confrontation with the West over Ukraine. No surprise there. …read more Source: The...

    Kremlin blacklist of EU politicians is ‘tit-for-tat reaction’ to Western sanctions, says Lib Dem source after Nick Clegg banned
    May31

    Kremlin blacklist of EU politicians is ‘tit-for-tat reaction’ to Western sanctions, says Lib Dem source after Nick Clegg banned

    Britain has joined the rest of Europe in expressing outrage at the Kremlin’s decision to ban 89 EU politicians, military leaders and critics from entering Russia in what was seen as a tit-for tat-response to Western sanctions against Moscow over its intervention in the Ukraine. …read more Source: The...

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