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    Putin Appearance at Sevastopol Rally Not Linked to Upcoming Election – Kremlin
    Mar14

    Putin Appearance at Sevastopol Rally Not Linked to Upcoming Election – Kremlin

    “[Putin] will talk to the members of the public in Sevastopol, discuss the issues that are important for the city and participate in the rally celebrating the anniversary of the referendum on the reunification [of Crimea] with Russia. Let me stress: this is not a campaign event this is a rally not connected to the presidential election,” Dmitry...

    ‘Hysteria’: Russian Senate Slams European Protest Letter Against Nord Stream 2
    Mar13

    ‘Hysteria’: Russian Senate Slams European Protest Letter Against Nord Stream 2

    “Lawmakers from [Latvia, Lithuania, Moldova, Poland and Ukraine], which have nothing to do with the Nord Stream 2 wrote a protest letter against its construction. I do not think this will affect the course of events: the need for Russian gas is growing and will be growing in Europe. This is hysteria caused by powerlessness and anger,” Pushkov...

    Singer Yulia Samoilova to Represent Russia at 2018 Eurovision Song Contest
    Mar12

    Singer Yulia Samoilova to Represent Russia at 2018 Eurovision Song Contest

    “Julia Samoilova at the second attempt will try to conquer the Eurovision song contest. A young woman with a character and a song with a core,” the broadcaster announced in the program “Vremya.” Samoilova was chosen to represent Russia at the 2017 Eurovision song contest in the Ukrainian capital of Kiev but the Ukrainian authorities banned the...

    ‘Crazy’: Official Scolds Ukrainian MP for Wish to Deport Russians From Crimea
    Mar11

    ‘Crazy’: Official Scolds Ukrainian MP for Wish to Deport Russians From Crimea

    Crimean Deputy Prime Minister Georgy Muradov, who is also the Russian President’s permanent envoy to Crimea, has described Ukrainian MP Refat Chubarov’s plans for the peninsula as unfeasible. Chubarov heads the Mejlis of the Crimean Tatar People, which Russia has banned for extremism. Commenting on the Ukrainian lawmaker’s...

    Ukrainian Nationalists Participating in Rally in Kiev to Mark Bandera’s Birthday
    Jan02

    Ukrainian Nationalists Participating in Rally in Kiev to Mark Bandera’s Birthday

    The torchlight procession is being held under the slogan “For heroes’ glory, for children’s future!” the UNIAN news agency reported. Andrii Illienko, the lawmaker of the Ukrainian parliament from the Svoboda party, said before the start of the action that the demonstration would be peaceful and would provide an occasion for the...

    Ukrainian Nationalists Participating in Rally in Kiev to Mark Bandera’s Birthday
    Jan02

    Ukrainian Nationalists Participating in Rally in Kiev to Mark Bandera’s Birthday

    The torchlight procession is being held under the slogan “For heroes’ glory, for children’s future!” the UNIAN news agency reported. Andrii Illienko, the lawmaker of the Ukrainian parliament from the Svoboda party, said before the start of the action that the demonstration would be peaceful and would provide an occasion for the...

    Saakashvili Calls on Poroshenko to Voluntarily Resign
    Dec20

    Saakashvili Calls on Poroshenko to Voluntarily Resign

    The politician added that in case of voluntary resignation Poroshenko could “count on mitigating punishment and pardon.” Saakashvili also accused the Ukrainian president’s administration of carrying out a provocation near Kiev’s October Palace. “Admit it to yourself and to the people – you and your colleagues cannot and do not want to...

    Less and Less Meaningful:  Anti-Russia Sanctions ‘Aren’t Important’ – Professor
    Dec17

    Less and Less Meaningful: Anti-Russia Sanctions ‘Aren’t Important’ – Professor

    On Thursday, EU leaders agreed to prolong their anti-Russia sanctions another six months, until July of 2018. The sanctions otherwise would have expired on January 31, 2018. The EU has imposed sanctions against Russia in response to Crimea’s reunification with Russia, as well as the ongoing conflict in Eastern Ukraine. “Inherited policies...

    Less and Less Meaningful:  Anti-Russia Sanctions ‘Aren’t Important’ – Professor
    Dec17

    Less and Less Meaningful: Anti-Russia Sanctions ‘Aren’t Important’ – Professor

    On Thursday, EU leaders agreed to prolong their anti-Russia sanctions another six months, until July of 2018. The sanctions otherwise would have expired on January 31, 2018. The EU has imposed sanctions against Russia in response to Crimea’s reunification with Russia, as well as the ongoing conflict in Eastern Ukraine. “Inherited policies...

    Baumgarten Accident Showed Necessity to Diversify Gas Supply Routes – Gazprom

    MOSCOW (Sputnik) – The explosion at the gas hub in Austria’s Baumgarten, where Russian gas is fed through the Ukrainian-Slovak corridor, showed that in order to enhance the EU energy security, “more routes for the transportation of natural gas through pipelines are available to Europe, the more reliable the energy security of the continent...

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