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    Russia dismisses EU anger over entry bans
    Jun01

    Russia dismisses EU anger over entry bans

    Russia has dismissed the European Union’s criticism of the Kremlin’s recent blacklisting of EU officials, which came in retaliation for the 28-nation bloc’s sanctions against Moscow. Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov was reacting to several statements justifying the EU measures against Russia. He on Monday said: “I would...

    Malaysia Airlines announces bankruptcy, cuts job
    Jun01

    Malaysia Airlines announces bankruptcy, cuts job

    Malaysia Airlines has announced massive plans for axing jobs and scrapping routes as its new German CEO rolls up sleeves to save the “technically bankrupt” flag carrier from further decline. Christoph Mueller announced Monday he plans to cut around 6,000 jobs and overhaul the company’s structure following recent air disasters that marred...

    Russia claims right to deploy nukes in Crimea
    Jun01

    Russia claims right to deploy nukes in Crimea

    A senior Russian Foreign Ministry official has emphasized that Moscow reserves the right to deploy nuclear weapons on its territory, including stationing them in Crimea. According to RIA Novosti, Russian Foreign Ministry’s Director of the Department for Non-Proliferation and Arms Control Mikhail Ulyanov on Monday said: “Russia obviously...

    Russia warns against Ukrainian NATO membership
    Jun01

    Russia warns against Ukrainian NATO membership

    Speaker of the lower house of the Russian parliament has warned against Ukraine’s possible membership in NATO, saying that Russia will not leave such a move unanswered. Sergei Naryshkin, the speaker of the State Duma, said Ukraine’s membership in NATO is “imaginable,” saying such a development would bring the Western military alliance...

    Clashes in east Ukraine kills five, including civilians
    Jun01

    Clashes in east Ukraine kills five, including civilians

    Three Ukrainian soldiers and two civilians are killed in east Ukraine clashes between army and pro-Russians. …read more Source:...

    Russia will give adequate response if Ukraine joins NATO: Official
    Jun01

    Russia will give adequate response if Ukraine joins NATO: Official

    Russia will provide an adequate response if a decision is taken on Ukraine’s joining NATO, the speaker of Russia’s lower house of parliament, the State Duma, Sergei Naryshkin said in an interview for TASS special project Top Officials. …read more Source: Iran...

    East Ukraine death toll surpasses 6,400: UN
    Jun01

    East Ukraine death toll surpasses 6,400: UN

    The UN says over 6,400 people are killed during the conflict in Ukraine’s restive east over the past 13 months. …read more Source:...

    Russian FM dimisses ‘absurdity’ of EU anger over entry bans
    Jun01

    Russian FM dimisses ‘absurdity’ of EU anger over entry bans

    Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov on Monday dismissed the “absurdity” of EU complaints over a travel ban imposed by Moscow on 89 Europeans over the Ukraine crisis …read more Source: Hurriyet Daily...

    Russia dismisses EU criticism of travel blacklist
    Jun01

    Russia dismisses EU criticism of travel blacklist

    Russia criticised the European Union on Monday for allowing the publication of a list of European officials barred from entering the country in the diplomatic fallout over the Ukraine crisis. Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said Moscow, which drew up the list in response to a similar ban on Russian officials by the EU, had handed over the list to...

    Georgia threatens to strip ex-leader Saakashvili’s citizenship
    Jun01

    Georgia threatens to strip ex-leader Saakashvili’s citizenship

    Georgia has threatened to revoke pro-Western former president Mikheil Saakashvili’s citizenship after he was granted a Ukrainian passport and appointed as governor of the strategic Odessa region. …read more Source: Hurriyet Daily...

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