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    EU extends Russia sanctions to 2016
    Jun22

    EU extends Russia sanctions to 2016

    EU foreign ministers agreed at a meeting in Luxembourg on Monday to extend sanctions against Russia until Jan. 31, 2016, in an attempt to make Moscow abide by the cease-fire agreement signed in February. On February12, Russia, Ukraine, France and Germany signed a cease-fire, also called the Minsk agreement, over the crisis in Ukraine. Meanwhile,...

    EU extends Russia sanctions to 2016
    Jun22

    EU extends Russia sanctions to 2016

    EU foreign ministers agree on Monday to extend sanctions against Russia until 2016 over Ukraine crisis …read more Source: Anadolu...

    Ukraine makes $75 mln Russian debt payment
    Jun22

    Ukraine makes $75 mln Russian debt payment

    Even as it is trying to restructure its sovereign debt, Kiev makes an interest payment to Russia on $3 billion Eurobond …read more Source: World...

    Pentagon chief: US won’t let Russia ‘drag us back to the past’
    Jun22

    Pentagon chief: US won’t let Russia ‘drag us back to the past’

    The United States and its allies won’t let Russia “drag us back to the past”, US Defense Secretary Ash Carter said in an address in Berlin on Monday, as he accused Moscow of trying to re-create a Soviet-era sphere of influence. Russia’s intervention in Ukraine has put NATO allies in eastern Europe on edge and triggered a...

    EU extends sanctions on Russia, launches Libya mission
    Jun22

    EU extends sanctions on Russia, launches Libya mission

    EU foreign ministers keep up pressure on Russia by extending economic sanctions. The ministers, also agreed to launch a naval mission in the Mediterranean …read more Source: World...

    Russia orders cuts in World Cup spending
    Jun22

    Russia orders cuts in World Cup spending

    By Katya Golubkoca The Russian government has ordered 30 billion roubles ($560 million) in cuts in spending on the 2018 World Cup finals, Russian news agencies reported on Monday. No reason was given for the decision, but Russia has been hit by an economic downturn worsened by Western economic sanctions over the crisis in Ukraine and a fall in...

    EU prolongs Russian economic sanctions for six months: Official
    Jun22

    EU prolongs Russian economic sanctions for six months: Official

    EU foreign ministers formally agreed June 22 to prolong to January 2016 damaging economic sanctions against Russia to ensure it fully implements Ukraine peace accords, officials said. …read more Source: Hurriyet Daily...

    Moscow powerless to stop Russians from fighting in Ukraine: security chief
    Jun22

    Moscow powerless to stop Russians from fighting in Ukraine: security chief

    The secretary of Russia’s security council said Monday it is impossible to stop Russians from going to fight in Ukraine because they are guided by ’emotions’ …read more Source: The Daily...

    Rebel leader blames Ukraine Jews for ouster of  president
    Jun22

    Rebel leader blames Ukraine Jews for ouster of president

    Researcher says anti-Semitism has become new ideology of pro-Russian breakaway republics …read more Source:...

    EU prolongs Russian economic sanctions for six months: official
    Jun22

    EU prolongs Russian economic sanctions for six months: official

    EU foreign ministers formally agreed to prolong to January 2016 damaging economic sanctions against Russia to ensure it fully implements Ukraine peace accords, officials said …read more Source: The Daily...

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