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    Ukraine appoints Georgia ex-president Mikheil Saakashvili governor of Odessa
    May30

    Ukraine appoints Georgia ex-president Mikheil Saakashvili governor of Odessa

    Controversial pro-western exile, who fought a war with Russia, takes control of strategic region, where there are fears Moscow could be trying to stoke unrest The Ukrainian president, Petro Poroshenko, on Saturday appointed fiercely pro-western former Georgian leader Mikheil Saakashvili, who once fought a war with Russia, governor of the...

    Russian entry ban on 89 European politicians and military leaders
    May30

    Russian entry ban on 89 European politicians and military leaders

    List, which includes Nick Clegg and Malcolm Rifkind, reportedly compiled by Russian foreign ministry and handed to EU delegation in MoscowRussia has imposed an entry ban on 89 European politicians and military leaders, in a move that has angered Europe and worsened the country’s standoff with the west over Moscow’s role in the Ukraine...

    Vladimir Katriuk, alleged Nazi war criminal, dies in Canada
    May29

    Vladimir Katriuk, alleged Nazi war criminal, dies in Canada

    Ukrainian-born beekeeper, who was charged with genocide in absentia by Russia for alleged involvement in 1943 Khatyn massacre, dies after long illnessThe second most wanted man on the Simon Wiesenthal Centre’s list of Nazi war criminals has died at 93 after a long illness, his lawyer has said.News of Vladimir Katriuk’shis death...

    Is this the end for Belarus and Russia’s ‘brotherly love’?
    May29

    Is this the end for Belarus and Russia’s ‘brotherly love’?

    Left shaken by the Ukraine crisis, the Belarusian president has started looking for new allies in Europe. Mikalai Anishchanka reportsThe speed with which the Kremlin has become hostile towards its neighbour Ukraine has left many in Belarus fearful of Russian aggression, or even an incursion across their own border.Throughout his 21-year rule...

    Vladimir Putin declares all Russian military deaths state secrets
    May28

    Vladimir Putin declares all Russian military deaths state secrets

    President extends secrecy to deaths in peacetime as well as in official wars, raising concerns for those who report deaths of soldiers in UkraineVladimir Putin has declared that all military deaths will be classified as state secrets not just in times of war but also in peace – a move that activists worry might further discourage the reporting of...

    The world is plagued by fire and blood – Britain must not look the other way | Daniel Kawczynski
    May27

    The world is plagued by fire and blood – Britain must not look the other way | Daniel Kawczynski

    The election campaign reached new heights of insularity – yet engaging with foreign affairs is not a luxury: Britain’s conscience must be reawakened‘We don’t live alone – we are members of one body,” the furious police officer informs the members of the Birling family in JB Priestley’s An Inspector Calls. “We are responsible for...

    Europa League final: everything you need to know about Dnipro – video
    May27

    Europa League final: everything you need to know about Dnipro – video

    Dnipro Dnipropetrovsk are only the third side from Ukraine to make it to the final of a European competition. Dynamo Kyiv won the 1985-86 Cup Winners’ Cup, while Shakhtar Donetsk had the most recent success, winning the 2008-09 Uefa Cup. But while those two sides have international exposure and famous histories, Dnipro’s story has...

    Germany protests as MP who called Russia a ‘warmonger’ denied entry
    May26

    Germany protests as MP who called Russia a ‘warmonger’ denied entry

    Germany has described as ‘incomprehensible and unacceptable’ Russia’s refusal to let a conservative lawmaker with links to Ukraine into the country Germany protested to Russia on Monday over Moscow’s refusal to let a conservative German lawmaker into the country, a decision the foreign ministry criticised as unacceptable in the...

    Separatist commander killed in Ukraine
    May24

    Separatist commander killed in Ukraine

    Leader of rebel Prizrak brigade Alexey Mozgovoy among those killed in attack in eastern Ukraine A separatist commander in eastern Ukraine was killed along with several other fighters after their car came under attack on Saturday, rebel authorities have announced. The defence ministry of the self-proclaimed Lugansk republic confirmed that Alexey...

    EU summit pledges €1.8bn to Ukraine but Russia remains elephant in room
    May22

    EU summit pledges €1.8bn to Ukraine but Russia remains elephant in room

    European leaders in Riga accused of expecting Eastern Partnership countries to bring in reforms for little in return while Kremlin offers ‘cash with fewer strings’European leaders pledged Ukraine €1.8bn (£1.3bn) and the vague prospect of visa-free travel at an EU summit in Riga where the Kremlin’s newly assertive policy in...

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