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    Ukraine says sanctions on Russian banks to start from Thursday
    Mar22

    Ukraine says sanctions on Russian banks to start from Thursday

    Ukraine’s central bank said sanctions against subsidiaries of Russian banks will take effect from Thursday, and will include prohibitions on financial operations that benefit the banks’ parent structures. …read more Source: Channel...

    Eurovision disappointed by Kiev’s decision to ban Russian contestant
    Mar22

    Eurovision disappointed by Kiev’s decision to ban Russian contestant

    The European Broadcasting Union (EBU) is deeply disappointed in Kiev’s decision to ban Russian Eurovision contestant Yulia Samoilova from entering Ukraine, the union said in a statement published on the Eurovision website. “We have to respect the local laws of the host country, however we are deeply disappointed in this decision as we feel...

    Ukraine Says Sanctions on Russian Banks to Start From Thursday
    Mar22

    Ukraine Says Sanctions on Russian Banks to Start From Thursday

    KIEV (Reuters) – Ukraine’s central bank said sanctions against subsidiaries of Russian banks will take effect from Thursday, and will include… …read more Source: U.S....

    What to Know About Oleg Deripaska, the Russian Billionaire Who Paul Manafort Worked For
    Mar22

    What to Know About Oleg Deripaska, the Russian Billionaire Who Paul Manafort Worked For

    If you were going to tell the story of Russian business over the last 28 through one life, it would be Oleg Deripaska’s story. There is hardly an aspect of Russian public life that he hasn’t touched, or that hasn’t been touched by him. Deripaska found himself in the news Wednesday when the Associated Press reported that...

    Federica Mogherini ‘soft’ on disinformation, critics say
    Mar22

    Federica Mogherini ‘soft’ on disinformation, critics say

    Federica Mogherini’s unit working to counter Russian disinformation and propaganda strategies — known as the East StratCom team — has a problem. Unfortunately for Mogherini, it’s her. Activists, analysts, foreign ministries and political opponents in the European People’s Party have piled pressure...

    Eurovision host Ukraine bans Russia’s entry
    Mar22

    Eurovision host Ukraine bans Russia’s entry

    Contestant Julia Samoylova told by Kiev she cannot travel to annual music competition …read more Source: Financial...

    Ukraine bans Russia’s entry to Eurovision song contest
    Mar22

    Ukraine bans Russia’s entry to Eurovision song contest

    MOSCOW (AP) – The Eurovision song contest, nominally an apolitical festival of pop music confections and cheerfully tacky costumes, erupted into a political dispute Wednesday after Ukraine banned Russia’s contestant from entering the country. Yulia Samoylova, who was to represent Russia in the May 11-13 contest in the Ukrainian...

    [Ticker] Russia invites EU diplomats to occupied Crimea
    Mar22

    [Ticker] Russia invites EU diplomats to occupied Crimea

    The Russian foreign ministry Wednesday invited EU diplomats to “see with their own eyes” how Russian occupation of Ukraine’s Crimea peninsula for the past two years has led to “positive changes in the lives of people” there. It spoke after the EU foreign service and the European Parliament voiced support for...

    It’s a lonelier world now for Putin
    Mar22

    It’s a lonelier world now for Putin

    Russian rulers have long been content to accept fear and awe in lieu of respect and admiration, and by that standard, Vladimir Putin shone in 2016. This year that is proving a tougher gig to keep up as he prepares for what might be his last presidential election in 2018. Last year Putin’s boldness, combined with a bit of luck, paid off: The...

    Ukraine bans Russia’s entry to Eurovision song contest
    Mar22

    Ukraine bans Russia’s entry to Eurovision song contest

    MOSCOW (AP) — The Eurovision song contest, nominally an apolitical festival of pop music confections and cheerfully tacky costumes, erupted into a… …read more Source:...