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    Google Maps Reverts To Soviet-Era Place Names In Crimea 
    Jul29

    Google Maps Reverts To Soviet-Era Place Names In Crimea 

    U.S. tech giant Google has reinstated existing Soviet-era place names on online maps of Russia-annexed Crimea after it angered Moscow by changing them to correspond with names that Ukraine hopes to adopt in future under its “decommunization” law. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Turkish company inks 224 mln-euro subway deal in Ukraine
    Jul29

    Turkish company inks 224 mln-euro subway deal in Ukraine

    Turkey’s Limak Construction has signed a 224 million-euro contract to build a subway line in the Ukrainian city of Dnipropetrovsk …read more Source: Hurriyet Daily...

    Putin reshuffles officials ahead of parliamentary elections
    Jul29

    Putin reshuffles officials ahead of parliamentary elections

    Vladimir Putin has dismissed Russia’s ambassador to Ukraine and reshuffled regional officials ahead of the country’s parliamentary elections in September. DW Moscow correspondent Emma Burrows looks at what it means. …read more Source: Deutsche...

    Donald Trump has a record of siding with Vladimir Putin on key issues
    Jul29

    Donald Trump has a record of siding with Vladimir Putin on key issues

    MOSCOW (AP) — Donald Trump has refused to condemn Russia’s military takeover of Ukraine’s Crimean Peninsula, saying if elected he would consider recognizing it as Russian territory, in the latest of a series of statements that have raised eyebrows about the Republican candidate’s intentions toward the Kremlin. “We’ll...

    Putin reshuffles officials ahead of parliamentary elections
    Jul29

    Putin reshuffles officials ahead of parliamentary elections

    Vladimir Putin has dismissed Russia’s ambassador to Ukraine and reshuffled regional officials ahead of the country’s parliamentary elections in September. DW Moscow correspondent Emma Burrows looks at what it means. …read more Source:...

    Lithuania refuses to extradite Kazakh conman
    Jul29

    Lithuania refuses to extradite Kazakh conman

    ASTANA. KAZINFORM – The Court of Appeal of Lithuania has refused to extradite Syrym Shalabayev, Kazakh conman and brother-in-law of Kazakhstani fugitive banker Mukhtar Ablyazov, to Kazakhstan and Ukraine. …read more Source:...

    U.S. Diplomats Accuse Russia Of Undermining Ukraine Peace Plan
    Jul29

    U.S. Diplomats Accuse Russia Of Undermining Ukraine Peace Plan

    Two top U.S. diplomats working to resolve the conflict in eastern Ukraine have accused Russia of continuing to supply separatist fighters with fuel and weapons and creating a “deteriorating security situation” in the region that is as bad as it was a year ago. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Three killed in a missile explosion at a plant in Ukraine
    Jul29

    Three killed in a missile explosion at a plant in Ukraine

    NNA – Three people died, including a NATO representative, in an explosion at a military installation in northern Ukraine, the Ukrainian defence company Ukroboronprom said on Friday. The explosion occ …read more Source: National News...

    Ukraine bans 243 Russian companies from working on its territory
    Jul29

    Ukraine bans 243 Russian companies from working on its territory

    According to materials of the Security Service of Ukraine, foreign economic activity of 243 Russian companies was stopped. …read more Source:...

    Russian minister: Turkish Stream pipeline becoming more attractive
    Jul29

    Russian minister: Turkish Stream pipeline becoming more attractive

    The Turkish Stream gas pipeline construction project “is becoming more attractive” for Turkey and Russia because of the rising cost of gas transit through Ukraine, Russian Energy Minister Alexander Novak said …read more Source: Hurriyet Daily...