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EU stands firms on Crimea sanctions against Russia
Apr24

EU stands firms on Crimea sanctions against Russia

The EU’s top diplomat, Federica Mogherini, has told Russia that while the bloc wants closer ties with Moscow, there are undeniable problems. The Russian foreign minister seems to feel the same way. …read more Source:...

Politics: Russia seems to be intensifying its new Cold War on the west
Apr24

Politics: Russia seems to be intensifying its new Cold War on the west

Trump often said he'd likely "get along" with Russian President Vladimir Putin, but a recent cruise missile strike in Syria put a wrench in those plans. President Donald Trump often said on the campaign trail that he’d likely “get along” with Russian President Vladimir Putin, but a recent cruise missile strike in...

Ukraine opens terror probe after OSCE medic killed
Apr24

Ukraine opens terror probe after OSCE medic killed

An unidentified US medic was killed and two others wounded in a mine blast as they travelled on a patrol monitoring the Ukraine conflict in the rebel-held east on April 23, 2017 © AFP / ALEKSEY FILIPPOVKiev, Ukraine, Apr 24 – Ukraine opened a terror investigation Monday into a mine blast that killed an American medic from the Organization for...

American OSCE monitor killed in rebel east Ukraine
Apr24

American OSCE monitor killed in rebel east Ukraine

The announcement about the death saw Kiev and the insurgents quickly trade blame over who was at fault …read more Source: Daily...

While you were sleeping: 24 April 2017
Apr24

While you were sleeping: 24 April 2017

Macron to face off against Le Pen, first American observer dies in Ukraine, and Sharapova to make a return at Australia Open. …read more Source: Daily...

American OSCE monitor killed in rebel east Ukraine
Apr24

American OSCE monitor killed in rebel east Ukraine

by Olga SHYLENKO and Yulia SILINA in Donetsk An American monitor with the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe died after a mission patrol vehicle hit a landmine in the Russian-backed separatist east, eliciting sharp words towards Moscow from US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson on Sunday. …read more Source: Daily...

American member of watchdog OSCE killed in Ukraine
Apr24

American member of watchdog OSCE killed in Ukraine

The Organisation for Security and Cooperation in Europe said the killing was the first death of one of its members while on patrol in Ukraine. …read more Source: Eyewitness...

Russia: Country boosts military spending despite sanctions – Study
Apr24

Russia: Country boosts military spending despite sanctions – Study

Russia became the world's third largest military spender in 2016 despite low oil prices and economic sanctions, as the global expenditure rose for a second consecutive year, a study said on Monday. Russia became the world’s third largest military spender in 2016 despite low oil prices and economic sanctions, as the global expenditure...

Rex Tillerson: Russia’s actions in Ukraine ‘obstacle’ to improved relations – US Secretary of State
Apr24

Rex Tillerson: Russia’s actions in Ukraine ‘obstacle’ to improved relations – US Secretary of State

"Secretary Tillerson phoned Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko today to discuss his recent trip to Moscow and his message to the Russian leadership that. US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson in a phone conversation Sunday with Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko said Moscow’s actions in eastern Ukraine remain an obstacle to improved...

Italy Condemns Any Violence in East Ukraine, Following OSCE Car Blast
Apr24

Italy Condemns Any Violence in East Ukraine, Following OSCE Car Blast

ROME (Sputnik) – Italy condemns any acts of violence in eastern Ukraine, the country’s Foreign Minister Angelino Alfano said on Sunday commenting on the blast that killed a member of the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE) Special Monitoring Mission (SMM). “I am deeply mourning for the reports coming from eastern...

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