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Crimean Tatar leader jailed for stirring anti-Russia protests
Sep11

Crimean Tatar leader jailed for stirring anti-Russia protests

A court in Crimea handed down a prison sentence of eight years Monday to a Crimean Tatar leader, Ahtem Chiygoz, found guilty of stirring up mass disorder, his lawyer told Reuters. …read more Source: The Daily...

We’ll lift Russia sanctions when east Ukraine is peaceful: Merkel
Sep08

We’ll lift Russia sanctions when east Ukraine is peaceful: Merkel

German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Friday that she wanted European Union sanctions against Russia lifted, but only once peaceful conditions had been achieved in eastern Ukraine …read more Source: The Daily...

Merkel, Macron urge Russia, Ukraine to back cease-fire
Aug28

Merkel, Macron urge Russia, Ukraine to back cease-fire

France and Germany on Monday urged Russian President Vladimir Putin and his Ukrainian opposite number to ensure that a new ceasefire in eastern Ukraine is enforced, warning there has been little let-up in the violence. …read more Source: The Daily...

Engines in N.Korea missiles were intended only for Russia: Kiev
Aug16

Engines in N.Korea missiles were intended only for Russia: Kiev

Ukraine’s space agency said Tuesday that the engines used for North Korean missiles were made at a Ukrainian factory for Russia’s use only. …read more Source: The Daily...

2 members of Russian punk band Pussy Riot detained
Aug07

2 members of Russian punk band Pussy Riot detained

Two members of the Russian feminist punk band Pussy Riot were detained Monday after a protest outside the prison colony where a Ukrainian filmmaker is being held …read more Source: The Daily...

Russia ready for more dialogue with U.S.
Aug07

Russia ready for more dialogue with U.S.

Russia’s top diplomat said Sunday his country was ready for more engagement with the U.S. on North Korea, Syria, Ukraine and other pressing matters, even as Moscow braced for new sanctions from the Trump administration. …read more Source: The Daily...

EU slaps new sanctions on Moscow over Crimea turbines
Aug05

EU slaps new sanctions on Moscow over Crimea turbines

The EU expanded its Russia sanctions blacklist Friday, targeting three people including the deputy energy minister and three companies involved in diverting gas turbines sold by German firm Siemens to Russian-annexed Crimea. …read more Source: The Daily...

EU slaps new sanctions on Russia over Crimea turbines
Aug04

EU slaps new sanctions on Russia over Crimea turbines

The EU expanded its Russia sanctions blacklist Friday, targeting three people including the deputy energy minister and three companies involved in diverting gas turbines sold by German firm Siemens to Russian-annexed Crimea. …read more Source: The Daily...

Russia ties most ‘difficult’ since Cold War: NATO
Aug03

Russia ties most ‘difficult’ since Cold War: NATO

NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg said Thursday that ties between the alliance and Moscow were at their most difficult phase since the Cold War, blaming Russia for its role in the Ukraine conflict. …read more Source: The Daily...

Moscow: US Has to Refrain From ‘Sanctions Diktat’ to Boost Ties With Russia
Jul31

Moscow: US Has to Refrain From ‘Sanctions Diktat’ to Boost Ties With Russia

Russia said on Monday the United States has to abandon attempts of “sanctions diktat” and show the political will to improve relations with Russia to stop the aggravation of “political schizophrenia” that grips the Moscow-Washington ties. “The way out of this situation lies in the channel of manifestation of the political will to improve...

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