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    I killed 15 prisoners of war in Ukraine, claims Russian fighter
    Apr10

    I killed 15 prisoners of war in Ukraine, claims Russian fighter

    Head of separatist Sparta Battalion says he shot prisoners following the battle for Donetsk airport, prompting war crimes investigation by Ukrainian government. The Kyiv Post reportsA Russian fighter has confessed on tape to killing 15 Ukrainian prisoners of war, which legal experts say could be considered evidence of war crimes if the...

    Summer in Ukraine’s Soviet-style island resort – in pictures
    Apr09

    Summer in Ukraine’s Soviet-style island resort – in pictures

    After stumbling on Kiev’s Hydropark, London-based photographer Freya Najade felt compelled to return to capture beach life from a bygone era … …read more Source: The...

    Alexis Tsipras in Moscow asks Europe to end sanctions against Russia
    Apr09

    Alexis Tsipras in Moscow asks Europe to end sanctions against Russia

    Greek leader’s ‘springtime for Russian-Greek relations’ fails to extend to bailout loans from Vladimir Putin, but he warns sanctions could cause ‘new cold war’The Greek prime minister has called on Europe to end its sanctions against Russia during a visit to Moscow, warning that they could lead to a “new cold war”.Alexis Tsipras...

    US military tactics falling behind those of adversaries, Pentagon official warns
    Apr08

    US military tactics falling behind those of adversaries, Pentagon official warns

    Robert Work: ‘Our technological superiority is slipping. We see it every day’Deputy defense secretary wants to bring US military into ‘post-insurgency era’A “proliferation of precision” weapons and the spread of styles of warfare displayed by Russia in Ukraine risks ending “the American way of war that we have grown accustomed to over...

    Greek PM Alexis Tsipras begins talks in Moscow with Vladimir Putin
    Apr08

    Greek PM Alexis Tsipras begins talks in Moscow with Vladimir Putin

    Day before €458m payment to IMF is due, Athens insists it will not seek financial aid from Kremlin as analysts say Greece is playing both Russia and EU with visitThe Greek prime minister, Alexis Tsipras, has begun talks with Vladimir Putin in Moscow, as Athens insisted it wwould not seek financial aid from Russia. The meeting in the Kremlin comes...

    When Tsipras meets Putin: an opportunity for fruit diplomacy?
    Apr08

    When Tsipras meets Putin: an opportunity for fruit diplomacy?

    As Greek and Russian leaders prepare for talks today, The Moscow Times weighs up their relationship – and the prospects of a meaningful dealThe Greek prime minister, Alexis Tsipras, will meet Vladimir Putin in Moscow today while the west is left guessing as to whether the pair will hammer out an economic deal.Financial aid from the Kremlin would...

    Money crisis in Crimea: how sanctions against Russia have made cash king
    Apr07

    Money crisis in Crimea: how sanctions against Russia have made cash king

    International credit cards have pulled out and Russian banks don’t dare move in, meaning banknotes and a new system called Pro-100 are the only ways to payCrimea’s residents have only two options when they want to buy something nowadays: cash or Pro-100.Visa, MasterCard and all other recognised international payment systems stopped...

    Poroshenko endorses referendum on federalisation of Ukraine
    Apr06

    Poroshenko endorses referendum on federalisation of Ukraine

    President concedes that ballot may be necessary for constitutional reform although he remains opposed to the conceptPresident Petro Poroshenko has endorsed a referendum on the federalisation of Ukraine, jumpstarting the reforms foreseen by the peace plan to end the conflict with Russia-backed rebels in the country’s east.“I’m ready to...

    Failed EU policy turns Greece to Russia | Letters
    Apr05

    Failed EU policy turns Greece to Russia | Letters

    Natalie Nougayrède criticises Greek premier Alexis Tsipras for his approach to Russia on account of Moscow’s undemocratic and domineering domestic and foreign policies (Opinion, 3 April). She condemns Vladimir Putin for his actions towards Ukraine, yet she overlooks the fact that the European leadership, with Germany at the front, has...

    Ukrainian soldiers killed in separatists attacks on anniversary of east uprising
    Apr05

    Ukrainian soldiers killed in separatists attacks on anniversary of east uprising

    Four die when shell fired by rebels hits vehicle in government-held town and two others killed by landmine east of Mariupol, putting strain on ceasefireAt least six Ukrainian service personnel have been killed in separatist attacks in Ukraine’s eastern regions on the first anniversary of uprising against Kiev’s pro-western rulers. On...

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