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    US Blacklists Russian Firms Over Ukraine, Alleged Nuclear Proliferation
    Sep02

    US Blacklists Russian Firms Over Ukraine, Alleged Nuclear Proliferation

    TEHRAN (Tasnim) – The US Departments of State and Commerce have added more Russian companies to US blacklists to ensure the efficacy of sanctions against Moscow over the Ukraine crisis. …read more Source: Tasnim News...

    Corruption eats Russia-annexed Crimea from within
    Sep02

    Corruption eats Russia-annexed Crimea from within

    Residents of Crimea have struggled with corruption and land-grabs since the Russian takeover of the region. …read more Source: AL...

    EU to extend anti-Russia sanctions for 3 more months
    Sep02

    EU to extend anti-Russia sanctions for 3 more months

    The European Union is set to extend its anti-Russia sanctions for three more months. A Wall Street Journal report says the sanctions, which target almost 200 officials and firms from Russia and self-proclaimed regions in eastern Ukraine, will be extended until March 15. They were supposed to expire in mid-September. Several rounds of anti-Russia...

    Ukraine far right ditches coalition, joins opposition
    Sep02

    Ukraine far right ditches coalition, joins opposition

    The far right party has left the coalition with the party leader Oleg Lyashko criticizing the Ukrainian leadership saying that granting regional powers was a conspiracy. …read more Source: World...

    Ukraine coalition splits over statute amendment
    Sep01

    Ukraine coalition splits over statute amendment

    KIEV: The Ukrainian parliament majority showed cracks on Tuesday after a right-wing party said it was exiting the coalition over a measure to give more powers to Ukrainian regions, including the rebel-held east. The announcement from the Radical Party of Oleh Lyashko, which came in fifth in last year’s election, came on the day that two...

    Russia’s Putin drafts bill to dump dollar, euro from CIS trade
    Sep01

    Russia’s Putin drafts bill to dump dollar, euro from CIS trade

    Russian president Vladimir Putin has proposed a bill to the country’s legislature to eliminate the dollar and the euro from trade between member states of the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS). A statement from the Kremlin said that Putin submitted to the State Duma a draft federal law which seeks an integrated currency market in the...

    Russian parliament speaker slams US sanctions
    Sep01

    Russian parliament speaker slams US sanctions

    A senior Russian lawmaker has censured the sanctions imposed by the United States on Russian legislators as illegitimate and blatant violations of international law. The bans “grossly violate international law, the principles of democracy and freedom of speech,” Valentina Matviyenko, the speaker of the Russian Federation Council (upper house of...

    Death toll from violent Ukraine protests rises to three
    Sep01

    Death toll from violent Ukraine protests rises to three

    Two more National Guards die from grenade attack on Monday, as right-wing protesters condemn ‘decentralisation’ law. …read more Source: AL...

    Ukraine reels from clashes as third policeman dies
    Sep01

    Ukraine reels from clashes as third policeman dies

    Ukraine is in shock after fierce clashes outside parliament killed three policemen and wounded 140 people as tensions flared over controversial legislation giving more autonomy to pro-Russian rebels …read more Source: The Daily...

    Big guns in east Ukraine fall silent, two more die from wounds in Kiev protests
    Sep01

    Big guns in east Ukraine fall silent, two more die from wounds in Kiev protests

    A fragile truce between Ukrainian government forces and pro-Russian separatists appeared to be holding on Tuesday as both sides made a renewed effort to silence their guns and make the much-abused ceasfire work. Sporadic shelling and shooting, which each side has blamed on the other, had ensured a steadily mounting death toll despite the...

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