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Crimean Tatar leader jailed for stirring anti-Russia protests
Sep11

Crimean Tatar leader jailed for stirring anti-Russia protests

SIMFEROPOL – A court in Crimea handed down a prison sentence of eight years on Monday to a Crimean Tatar leader, Ahtem Chiygoz, found guilty of stirring up mass disorder, his lawyer told Reuters. , In 2014, Chiygoz led crowds of Crimean Tatars in street protests against Russia’s annexation of the peninsula from Ukraine. The disorder...

WATCH: Saakashvili Breaks Through Ukrainian Border With Help of Supporters
Sep11

WATCH: Saakashvili Breaks Through Ukrainian Border With Help of Supporters

KIEV (Sputnik) — Slobodyan said Saakashvili “illegally crossed the border” as he and his supporters did not pass through security checks. “The crowd… broke through the Shegini checkpoint… in fact, one could say, invaded the territory of Poland, took Mikheil Saakashvili, started a fight with the border guards and dragged Saakashvili into the...

Ukraine Hands Over New Resolution on Peacekeepers in Donbass to Security Council
Sep10

Ukraine Hands Over New Resolution on Peacekeepers in Donbass to Security Council

KIEV (Sputnik) — The Deputy Head of Ukraine’s Presidential Administration Kostiantyn Yelisieiev told Inter, a Ukrainian TV channel, that an updated version of a proposed resolution was handed over to the UN Security Council several days ago at the behest of Ukrainian President Poroshenko. The official also called Poroshenko’s upcoming...

Former Odessa Region Governor Saakashvili Says Heading to Ukraine
Sep09

Former Odessa Region Governor Saakashvili Says Heading to Ukraine

KIEV (Sputnik) – On July 26, Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko revoked Saakashvili’s Ukrainian citizenship when it was discovered that he had violated a national law there by providing incorrect information on his citizenship application. Saakashvili was in the United States at the time when Poroshenko made his decision, and said he...

Kiev’s Amnesty Law Violates Minsk Agreements, Prevents Detainees Exchange
Sep07

Kiev’s Amnesty Law Violates Minsk Agreements, Prevents Detainees Exchange

MINSK (Sputnik) — The amnesty law introduced by Kiev violates the Minsk agreements, as it applies only to Ukrainian army troops that took part in the military conflict in Donbass and is a serious obstacle to the “all for all” detainees exchange, Russian Envoy to the Contact Group on Ukraine Boris Gryzlov said Wednesday. “In violation of the Minsk...

Kiev’s Amnesty Law Violates Minsk Agreements, Prevents Detainees Exchange
Sep07

Kiev’s Amnesty Law Violates Minsk Agreements, Prevents Detainees Exchange

MINSK (Sputnik) — The amnesty law introduced by Kiev violates the Minsk agreements, as it applies only to Ukrainian army troops that took part in the military conflict in Donbass and is a serious obstacle to the “all for all” detainees exchange, Russian Envoy to the Contact Group on Ukraine Boris Gryzlov said Wednesday. “In violation of the Minsk...

Russia asks UN to set up mission for east Ukraine
Sep06

Russia asks UN to set up mission for east Ukraine

Russia asked the UN Security Council on Tuesday to authorize the deployment of a lightly-armed mission to protect OSCE observers dispatched to monitor the conflict in eastern Ukraine. …read more Source: The...

Fuming Kenyatta hits out at judiciary over poll cancellation
Sep03

Fuming Kenyatta hits out at judiciary over poll cancellation

Supporters of Kenya’s opposition celebrate in a Nairobi slum over the Supreme Court’s decision to annul the result of the August presidential election © AFP / YASUYOSHI CHIBANairobi, Kenya, Sep 2 – Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta on Saturday lashed out at the judiciary for overturning his re-election, and refused opposition demands to...

Ukraine Expects First Batch of US Anthracite Coal by Mid-September
Sep03

Ukraine Expects First Batch of US Anthracite Coal by Mid-September

KIEV (Sputnik) – The Ukrainian embassy in the United States announced the first coal shipment under the agreement between US Xcoal Energy & Resources and Ukrainian Centrenergo on August 21. Chaly explained that the Ukrainian side initially hoped to get 85,000 tonnes of US coal in the first shipment, but the senders managed to find only a...

Fuming Kenyatta hits out at judiciary over poll cancellation
Sep03

Fuming Kenyatta hits out at judiciary over poll cancellation

Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta on Saturday lashed out at the judiciary for overturning his re-election, and refused opposition demands to replace the tarnished polls commission. While repeating his assertion that he respected the Supreme Court decision, a bellicose Kenyatta set the stage for a bitter and tense re-run of the presidential election...

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