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    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...

    Death Toll from Riots outside Ukraine’s Rada Rises to Three
    Sep01

    Death Toll from Riots outside Ukraine’s Rada Rises to Three

    TEHRAN (FNA)- The death toll from Monday’s riots outside Ukraine’s parliament in Kiev rose to three when another serviceman died from injuries suffered in a grenade blast, the National Guard said on Tuesday. …read more Source: Fars News...

    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...

    Ukraine reels from clashes as second policeman dies
    Sep01

    Ukraine reels from clashes as second policeman dies

    Government blames ultra-nationalists for the unrest, saying they detonated a live grenade near the entrance to the parliament building …read more Source: World...

    Lavrov: Clashes in Kiev Prove that Extremists Not Part of “Mainstream”
    Sep01

    Lavrov: Clashes in Kiev Prove that Extremists Not Part of “Mainstream”

    TEHRAN (FNA)- Yesterday’s clashes in Kiev show that it is dangerous to coquet with extremists, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov told students and lecturers of the International State Institute of International Relations (MGIMO) on Tuesday. …read more Source: Fars News...

    Russia’s EU Envoy: Kiev Violates Minsk Agreements on Political Changes
    Sep01

    Russia’s EU Envoy: Kiev Violates Minsk Agreements on Political Changes

    TEHRAN (FNA)- Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko has called into question the implementation of the peace deal with the breakaway Southeastern regions when he proposed unilateral changes to the constitution, Russia’s EU envoy Vladimir Chizhov said. …read more Source: Fars News...

    Ukraine guardsman killed in nationalist protest outside parliament
    Sep01

    Ukraine guardsman killed in nationalist protest outside parliament

    A Ukrainian national guardsman was killed and nearly 90 others wounded by grenades hurled from a crowd of nationalist protesters on Monday as they were guarding parliament where lawmakers backed giving more autonomy to rebel-held areas.The violence, which the government blamed on the main nationalist party, and division in the pro-Western camp in...

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