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    Ukraine orders blockade on rebel-held east
    Mar15

    Ukraine orders blockade on rebel-held east

    Ukraine has imposed a transport blockade on rebel-controlled territory after separatists seized industrial assets. The move is a dangerous escalation in the three year conflict. …read more Source:...

    State security arrests armed activists in eastern Ukraine
    Mar14

    State security arrests armed activists in eastern Ukraine

    Both sides of the conflict had agreed that the activists’ blockade threatened power supplies in the region. A group of opposition lawmakers and nationalists accused the separatists of funding illegal activitities. …read more Source:...

    Opinion: Russia makes smart move for Eurovision
    Mar13

    Opinion: Russia makes smart move for Eurovision

    A wheelchair-bound singer is Russia’s Eurovision contestant in Kyiv. Ukraine should welcome her, writes Andreas Brenner. …read more Source:...

    Ukraine investigates Russia’s newly chosen Eurovision candidate
    Mar13

    Ukraine investigates Russia’s newly chosen Eurovision candidate

    Russia has irked host country Ukraine with its Eurovision candidate. The disabled singer is now under investigation. Will Russia boycott the song contest after all? …read more Source:...

    Russian Officials Cautious on How to Mark 1917 Revolution Centenary
    Mar07

    Russian Officials Cautious on How to Mark 1917 Revolution Centenary

    Russia this year is marking 100 years since the Russian Revolution ended the country’s monarchy, an event that led to the creation of the Soviet Union, a communist regime that for much of the 20th century ruled an empire. Despite the significant anniversary, Russian authorities have been cautious about how to observe it, apparently fearful...

    Russian Media Tries to Link Georgia’s EU Visa Waiver to Refugee Camps
    Mar07

    Russian Media Tries to Link Georgia’s EU Visa Waiver to Refugee Camps

    Last week, just days after the southern Caucasus nation of Georgia celebrated its newly awarded visa-free travel access to 30 EU countries, Russian news outlets began reporting a different story. Georgia’s visa liberalization wasn’t the result of Tblisi’s successful, long-planned reforms targeting European integration, Russian...

    $74 Million Fraud Case Reaches Kyiv Court
    Mar07

    $74 Million Fraud Case Reaches Kyiv Court

    A Kyiv court set bail Monday for the former head of Ukraine’s tax service who had recently been named a suspect in a major corruption case involving the embezzlement of approximately $74 million. The case against Roman Nasirov is seen by some as the first real test of the country’s new National Anti-Corruption Bureau...

    EU Clears Russian Nuclear Reactor Project in Hungary
    Mar07

    EU Clears Russian Nuclear Reactor Project in Hungary

    European regulators on Monday cleared Hungary to expand its Paks nuclear plant, approving a project that will extend Russia’s influence over the energy policy of a state that has actively promoted its interests within the EU. Budapest signed a 12 billion euros ($12.7 billion) deal for two new reactors with Russia in 2014, to be built by...

    Russia’s Monarchy a Sensitive Issue as February Revolution Centenary Marked
    Mar07

    Russia’s Monarchy a Sensitive Issue as February Revolution Centenary Marked

    On March 8, 100 years ago, a revolution erupted in Saint Petersburg that ended the monarchy in Russia and set up a provisional government that was overthrown by the Bolsheviks just months later. That led to the rise of the Soviet Union and the spread of communism globally. But there are still Russians today who defend the monarchy as sacred, and...

    Ukraine Asks UN Judges to Order Russia to Stop Aiding Rebels
    Mar06

    Ukraine Asks UN Judges to Order Russia to Stop Aiding Rebels

    Ukraine asked the United Nations’ highest court on Monday to order Russia to stop funding and equipping pro-Russian separatists, at the start of a hearing where it hopes to prove Moscow is breaking international law. Russia denies sending troops or military equipment to eastern Ukraine and is expected to challenge the basis of the case...

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