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    Crimean Tatar Leader Heads List Of EU Sakharov Prize Candidates
    Oct11

    Crimean Tatar Leader Heads List Of EU Sakharov Prize Candidates

    Crimean leader Mustafa Dzhemilev, Yazidi activists Nadia Murad and Lamiya Aji Bashar, and Turkish journalist Can Dundar have been named as the final candidates for the 2016 Sakharov Prize given annually by the European Parliament. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Lviv, Ukraine’s tourist gem unearths its tragic past
    Oct11

    Lviv, Ukraine’s tourist gem unearths its tragic past

    Celebrated as one of Ukraine’s most elegant cities, Lviv is still uncovering its recent history of totalitarian crimes. …read more Source: AL...

    ‘Real progress’ needed for Ukraine summit to take place: French source
    Oct11

    ‘Real progress’ needed for Ukraine summit to take place: French source

    PARIS – A proposed summit on Oct. 19 between Russia, Ukraine, France and Germany to discuss the conflict in Ukraine can only take place if there is “real progress” on the key stumbling blocks in the coming days, a French diplomatic source said on Tuesday. … …read more Source:...

    Escalation in Syria means EU less likely to soften stance on Russia
    Oct11

    Escalation in Syria means EU less likely to soften stance on Russia

    BRUSSELS/ PARIS – Outraged by Russia’s intensified air strikes on rebels in Syria, the European Union is now less likely to ease sanctions on Moscow over Ukraine, diplomats say, and some in the bloc are raising the prospect of more punitive steps against the… …read more Source:...

    NATO Scrambles jets 20 times in a week over Russia Baltic Airspace Violations
    Oct11

    NATO Scrambles jets 20 times in a week over Russia Baltic Airspace Violations

    Russian air force drills in the Baltic Sea have prompted NATO fighter jets to be scrambled 20 times in a week, Lithuania’s Ministry of Defense announced on Monday. Among the Russian aircraft intercepted last week were numerous supersonic Su-27 fighter jets, as well as Ilyushin and Antonov military planes. None of the aircraft kept their...

    Vladimir Putin cancels France trip amid new Russia-West tensions
    Oct11

    Vladimir Putin cancels France trip amid new Russia-West tensions

    PARIS — Russian President Vladimir Putin called off a trip to Paris next week after declining an offer to meet François Hollande solely for talks on Syria, Reuters quoted a source in the French presidency as saying on Tuesday. “There were contacts between the Kremlin and the Elysée this morning to offer to Putin a working visit on Syria, but...

    Factbox – EU sanctions against Russia over Ukraine
    Oct11

    Factbox – EU sanctions against Russia over Ukraine

    BRUSSELS (Reuters) – The European Union’s indignation over Russian air strikes against rebels in Syria has shifted its debate on sanctions against Moscow over a different conflict – in Ukraine. …read more Source: The...

    “Real progress” needed for Ukraine summit to take place – French source
    Oct11

    “Real progress” needed for Ukraine summit to take place – French source

    A proposed summit on Oct. 19 between Russia, Ukraine, France and Germany to discuss the conflict in Ukraine can only take place if there is “real progress” on the key stumbling blocks in the coming days, a French diplomatic source said on Tuesday. …read more Source: Channel...

    Putin shuns Paris visit after France offers talks only on Syria: source
    Oct11

    Putin shuns Paris visit after France offers talks only on Syria: source

    Russian President Vladimir Putin will not come to Paris next week after declining to meet President Francois Hollande only for talks on Syria, a source in Hollande’s office said, the latest deterioration in ties between Moscow and the West. French officials have been grappling for ways to put new pressure on Russia after Moscow vetoed a...

    "Real progress" needed for Ukraine summit to take place – French source
    Oct11

    "Real progress" needed for Ukraine summit to take place – French source

    PARIS (Reuters) – A proposed summit on Oct. 19 between Russia, Ukraine, France and Germany to discuss the conflict in Ukraine can only take place if there is “real progress” on the key stumbling blocks in the coming days, a French diplomatic source said on Tuesday. …read more Source: The...