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    Western food imports off the menu as Russia hits back over Ukraine sanctions
    Aug08

    Western food imports off the menu as Russia hits back over Ukraine sanctions

    Dmitry Medvedev says Moscow is also prepared to introduce measures in aviation, shipbuilding and automobile sectorsRussians will no longer be able to buy fruit, vegetables, meat, fish or dairy products from the EU and the US, as the full scope of Moscow’s food import ban became apparent on Thursday. … …read more Source: The...

    Ukraine activists lament ‘betrayal’ of Kiev’s Maidan as war rages in the east
    Aug08

    Ukraine activists lament ‘betrayal’ of Kiev’s Maidan as war rages in the east

    Fate of centre of months of bloody protests is hotly debated topic in country as Ukrainian forces tighten grip on rebel-held DonetskThick smoke from burning tyres once again billowed into the blue sky over Kiev’s Independence Square on Thursday as a group of demonstrators still living in the protest camp scuffled with authorities trying to...

    Russia tensions with west over Ukraine hit Coca-Cola bottler and Adidas
    Aug07

    Russia tensions with west over Ukraine hit Coca-Cola bottler and Adidas

    Both companies affected by deterioration in Russia market, weak rouble and reduction in region’s consumer spendingThe world’s second-largest bottler of Coca-Cola drinks has become the latest company to be hit by the escalating standoff between Russia and the west, along with the sportswear maker Adidas.Coca-Cola HBC, which bottles and...

    Russia imagines a future without western foods
    Aug07

    Russia imagines a future without western foods

    As more details emerge of Putins plans to ban food imports from the EU, US, Australia, Canada and Norway, people took to social media to ponder their culinary horizons. The Moscow Times pick their highlights The Kremlin has banned a range western food imports including fruit, vegetables, meat and diary, in a tit-for-tat response to international...

    Watching the Ukraine crisis from afar  share your stories
    Aug07

    Watching the Ukraine crisis from afar share your stories

    We want to hear from young Russians and Ukrainians under the age of 35 living in the UK. How has the conflict in Ukraine affected you and your relationships? It has been almost 10 months since the Euromaidan protests swept through Ukraines capital. The movement, which captured the worlds attention, began as a series of mass street protests by...

    Russia retaliates against western sanctions with ban on food imports
    Aug07

    Russia retaliates against western sanctions with ban on food imports

    Dmitry Medvedev tells ministers import ban on meat, fish and agricultural items from EU, US and Australia is effective immediatelyRussia has banned fruit, vegetables, meat, fish, milk and dairy imports from the United States, the European Union, Australia, Canada and Norway, Russia’s prime minister told a government meeting on...

    MH17 memorial focuses on supporting families and friends left behind
    Aug07

    MH17 memorial focuses on supporting families and friends left behind

    We stand in solidarity with those who are suffering unimaginable loss, Archbishop Denis Hart tells mourners in MelbourneAround 1000 people from different backgrounds and denominations filled St Patricks cathedral in Melbourne on Thursday morning to remember people lost in the MH17 tragedy and to support their friends and families as part of a...

    MH17 crash: search for remains halted as Australia begins day of mourning
    Aug07

    MH17 crash: search for remains halted as Australia begins day of mourning

    Increased fighting between pro-Russian rebels and Ukraine forces Dutch PM to suspend work on the siteThe Dutch prime minister has halted the search for the remains of victims of the MH17 crash due to increased fighting between pro-Russian rebels and Ukraine, but Australias special envoy said inspections would resume once it was safe.The...

    MH17: Dutch prime minister calls halt to search for victims
    Aug06

    MH17: Dutch prime minister calls halt to search for victims

    Mark Rutte praised the effort of the recovery mission but said that it was too dangerous to continue at this timeThe Netherlands’ prime minister has called a halt to the search for remains of victims of the Malaysia Airlines flight 17 disaster in Ukraine, saying it is too dangerous to continue.At a press conference in the Hague on...

    MH17: Dutch prime minister calls halt to search for victims
    Aug06

    MH17: Dutch prime minister calls halt to search for victims

    Mark Rutte praised the effort of the recovery mission but said that it was too dangerous to continue at this timeThe Netherlands’ prime minister has called a halt to the search for remains of victims of the Malaysia Airlines flight 17 disaster in Ukraine, saying it is too dangerous to continue.At a press conference in the Hague on...

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